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AB de Villiers Retirement: Colour leaves Rainbow
Thu, May 24, 2018

A ‘tired’ AB de Villiers retires from international cricket, 12 months before South Africa’s ODI World Cup opener against England.

IPL 2018, CSK vs SRH: Chennai Super Kings show mettle, reach IPL final after Faf du Plessis’ heroics
Wed, May 23, 2018

IPL 2018, CSK vs SRH: Faf Du Plessis pulled CSK back from brink with unbeaten 42-ball 67, sent them to their 7th final in 9 seasons

In ICC’s list of weakness: The over-reliance on Indian money
Thu, May 17, 2018

The ICC is set to meet BCCI office-bearers and Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators in Delhi Thursday where the future of the game will be discussed.

ICC to present SWOT analysis on T10, digital mediums and women’s cricket
Thu, May 17, 2018

ICC believes T10 can be great for attracting new audiences in non-traditional cricket markets. In their words, “cricket as a sport should continue to capitalise on shortened format opportunities like T10”. 

India vs Afghanistan Squad: High-profile welcome for Afghanistan
Wed, May 09, 2018

Barring Virat Kohli, India to field full-strength squad for historic Afghanistan Test; Ajinkya Rahane to lead, Karun Nair comes in place of Rohit Sharma.

1991 World Table Tennis Championships: The last time North and South Korea played as unified team
Fri, May 04, 2018

Hyun Jung-hwa from South Korea played alongside Li Bun-hui from North – and the two combined to beat the much-fancied Chinese team.

IPL 2018, MI vs SRH: Mumbai Indians record minimum total in maximum city
Wed, Apr 25, 2018

Sunrisers Hyderabad’s bowlers fired in unison as Mumbai, chasing 118, folded for 87 — the lowest score in a completed match this IPL season.

IPL 2018: From bit of vitriol to a bit of love, first week of IPL on Twitter
Tue, Apr 17, 2018

From Vinay Kumar’s desperate defence against trolls, Faf Du Plessis getting the ‘boot’ to Harbhajan’s linguistic dalliances and Dean Jones’s PSL fixation, here's a Twitter wrap of IPL’s first week.

IPL 2018, MI vs DD: Jason Roy carries the bat, takes Delhi Daredevils home
Sun, Apr 15, 2018

Jason Roy, a white-ball specialist, showed his pedigree with his first match-winning IPL knock to shade a delightful cameo from Suryakumar Yadav.

Cameron Bancroft before the ban: In Denby, they talk about an intense cricketer who couldn’t sing for nuts
Sat, Mar 31, 2018

David and Joe Cherry, with whom Cameron Bancroft stayed in England five years back when he was playing for a Denby CC club, remembers a youngster obsessed with getting into the Australian national team.

ICC for a relook at player punishment code, cricket committee to review
Thu, Mar 29, 2018

As things stand in the current regulations, ball tampering is a level-2 offense, but it might see a correction once the cricket committee conducts its review.

Beyond a brain fade
Tue, Mar 27, 2018

Australian cricket has always pushed the rules. But Steve Smith’s ball-tampering has left them without a defence.

Intriguing ‘ins’ and ‘outs’ of the Mohammed Shami case: All you need to know
Sat, Mar 24, 2018

BCCI's anti-corruption unit cleared Mohammed Shami of any wrongdoing, but a mystery still shrouds the entire process.

Kagiso Rabada suspension: Merits and demerits of the case
Wed, Mar 14, 2018

Kagiso Rabada was suspended for two Tests after he was found guilty of deliberately making inappropriate contact with Australian captain Steve Smith in the second Test.

From ‘Sir’, with love: Mentor Brad Hogg praises Kuldeep Yadav
Wed, Feb 28, 2018

Kuldeep Yadav’s mentor Brad Hogg, who also played for Kolkata Knight Riders, says the young chinaman is ready to play as India’s lone spinner in away Tests.

R Ashwin named Kings XI Punjab’s captain for IPL 2018
Tue, Feb 27, 2018

Kings XI Punjab give Ravichandran Ashwin the job that he has always coveted — captaincy — and it will be interesting to see how he goes about it.

Does Mayank Agarwal’s 2051 runs count for zilch?
Mon, Feb 26, 2018

Mayank Agarwal’s mind-boggling amount of runs can’t bafflingly fetch him a spot in the Nidahas Trophy squad as Deepak Hooda and Rishabh Pant get a look-in.

How Rashid Khan climbed to top of ICC ODI rankings?
Wed, Feb 21, 2018

Afghan leg-spinner Rashid Khan shares the ODI top spot with Jasprit Bumrah. However, a majority of Khan’s wickets have come against Zimbabwe and Ireland.

India vs South Africa: Rohit Sharma, failing in South Africa, will return on flatter pitches
Tue, Feb 13, 2018

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: The rock of South Africa Test team
Sun, Feb 11, 2018

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.