Rohit Sharma has been all at sea in seamer-friendly conditions in South Africa, but things will return to normal on flatter pitches.
Dean Elgar's batting isn’t easy on the eyes, nor does he have an army of fans. But the tough-as-nails opener can be trusted to take body blows and get under the skin of the rivals.
India Under-19 World Cup winners relive their cup campaign but not all stories are about what happened in the middle.
In Rahul Dravid, the World Cup-winning Under-19 team had a mentor in life and a coach in cricket, who constantly pushed them in pursuit of excellence.
IPL auction’s most expensive junior cricketer, Kamlesh Nagarkoti has left a trail of bruised egos and shattered stumps with his searing pace.
KKR might use the Right-to-Match clause to get Gautam Gambhir in the auction, but it won’t be an open-and-shut affair.
When Shubman Gill was four, his father deployed farmhands to bowl at him; when he grew up the family moved from Jalalabad to Mohali and enrolled him at an academy.
17-year-old Shaheen Afridi from Khyber province emerged as the pacer to watch out for after his six-for against Ireland. It ensured Ireland were bowled out for 97 with Pakistan later clinching win by 9 wickets.
Rajneesh Gurbani ended the Ranji Trophy season with second most wickets (39 wickets) and most by a seam bowler.
Unheralded Vidarbha cap a fairytale season by beating domestic heavyweights Delhi in the final; lift the Ranji Trophy for the first time.
Delhi run into little-known Wadkar and Sarwate, with a sterling 169-run stand, have put Vidarbha on the brink of history.
Rajneesh Gurbani, using the inswinger to catastrophic effect, takes hat-trick to put Vidarbha in commanding position.
After early jitters, Dhruv Shorey plays rescue act, scores third first-class century to put Delhi in a position of respectability in Ranji Trophy final.
Vidharba are a transformed team this Ranji season, and are backing themselves to pip Delhi in the final.
With five-wicket win over Sri Lanka, India sweep three-match T20I series to end home season on a high; South Africa beckons after holidays.
Rohit Sharma equals David Miller’s record of fastest T20I hundred — 35 balls — as India pulverise Sri Lanka in Indore to take insurmountable 2-0 lead
Nagaland scored 2 runs from 17 overs and nine of their batters got out for duck in a U-19 women’s one-day game.
Ed Miller, an England high-school teacher, travelled to Australia for the Ashes using only land and sea routes.
Virat Kohli, with 50th international century in sight, had something else on his mind against Sri Lanka: How many overs to go before declaration?
Last week, when the who's who of Mumbai cricket congregated to celebrate their team's 500th Ranji match, one man stood out. Indian cricket’s intriguing enigma — Vinod Kambli
The attempt to project cricket as a symbol of hate has rattled Edison’s Indian Americans, who form one-fourth of the town’s population.
Things can go south in Manipur if Indian football cannot capitalise on the inroads made in a state where violence and its memories used to bookend lives in past years.
Neutral curators have played a big role in ensuring bias doesn’t seep through while preparing pitches in the Ranji Trophy.
Virat Kohli has the most runs (8,888), best average (55.55) and most hundreds (31) than any other batsman after 200 ODIs.
French flair came unstuck against Spanish tactical nous as late penalty sends European U-17 champions into quarterfinals of the World Cup.
Muhammad Khaleel, bus driver who ducked terror, warmly awaits Sri Lankan cricket team for the 3rd T20I match; says India should come and play.
In times of Donald Trump and the proposed border wall, a group of Americans cross over to ‘build bridges’ through football
Chile needed to beat Mexico to stay alive in the tournament, but they packed the defense, sat behind for majority of the game barring a final frenzy in the last 10 minutes.
Most of the team liasons are from Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), which has a reputed foreign languages programme.
Teams are not only impressed by the support they are getting at the stadiums but also the similarity of their cuisine.
The country has a long history of animation, and has also played a part in popularising football among children. Yoichi Takahashi’s creation Captain Tsubasa is the most popular character
Amine Gouiri, top scorer of FIFA U-17 World Cup, has made it clear that he wants to be his own man.
'Wenger Out' banners, Sancho's comparisons with the greats of Mohun Bagan and East Bengal; with the world coming to play in India, our reporters keep an eye out for the unusual.
In Assam, balance between football and cricket is more equal than the rest of North-East.
Tom Byer, the American who would go on to revolutionise Japanese grassroots with his football clinics, football schools, and a television show that ran for 14 years.
Chile's anthem, Himno Nacional de Chile, is about 120 seconds longs and even after FIFA cut off the music after 90 seconds, the Chile colts sang along in chorus.
A session was devoted to "War Literature in Indian Languages" and chaired was by Bhalchandra Nemade. Three eminent scholars, Bhupendra Adhikari, Prof Jatindra Kumar Nayak and Prof. Rajkumar, presented their papers.