V Chamundeswaranath, who had captained the Andhra Ranji team in the past, has presented various cars to different sports personalities over the years and he will present Mithali Raj with a BMW after India's performance in the ICC Women's World Cup 2017.
Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara scored contrasting centuries on the first day of the first Test match against Sri Lanka to take India to 399 for 3 and give the team control of the game right from the start.
The BCCI is taking legal advice to determine Justice (retd) Vikramajit Sen’s eligibility to attend the Special General Meeting. The BCCI general body will deliberate on the adoption of the new constitution as recommended by the Lodha Committee.
One of Rangana Herath’s accomplices is 35-year-old off-spinner Dilruwan Perera — the fastest Sri Lankan to 50 Test wickets, surpassing a certain legend. He had the Australian in a manic tizzy last year.
Dhawan, Mukund & Rohit seem set to get another chance to jump-start their long-format careers as India take on SL in Test series beginning today in Galle
In their advertisement for the job, BCCI had made it clear that “Conflict resolution and negotiation skills are mandatory requisites of a candidate and should be able to demonstrate abilities/situations that have been successfully managed during their career”.
Pakistan's former captain, Javed Miandad and former Test opener and ex-chief selector/coach, Mohsin Khan said it was time the Pakistan Cricket Board showed no leniency towards cricketers who are involved in fixing and corruption.
South Africa return to The Oval for Thursday's third Test all square at 1-1 in their current four-match series with England after a crushing 340-run win at Trent Bridge earlier this month -- a match where Amla scored important fifties in both innings.
It was decided by the Committee of Administrators to give Rs 50 lakh to the 15-member team and Rs 25 lakh for the support staff. However many members from different state units feel that the cash prize should be increased.
Glenn Mcgrath, part of the MRF Pace Academy, expressed his desire to watch Arjun Tendulkar bowl. The former Australian speedster is in Mumbai for a two-day coaching programme for Mumbai Cricket Association, to give tips to Under 23 and Under 19 bowlers.
Mustafizur Rahman made his mark for Bangladesh in 2015 when he took consecutive five-wicket hauls against India, but after suffering a shoulder injury, his form took a backseat. Since his return to international cricket, he has scalped just 13 wickets.
The highlight of the whole match had to be a remarkable catch by Somerset's star fielder Peter Trego, who took a one-handed stunner of Brendon McCullum at mid-off after he failed to connect the ball properly while facing Tim Groenewald.
Sri Lanka's captain, Dinesh Chandimal will miss the first Test against India after suffering from pneumonia. In his place, Dhananjaya de Silva has been included in the squad. Rangana Herath has the duty of leading the side.
India's middle order batter Harmanpreet Kaur, who showed masterclass in the semifinal against Australia by smashing 171 runs, revealed the emotional state of the Indian players after their loss to England. India lost by nine runs in the World Cup final.
The BCCI pruned the list of prospective candidates for administrative manager's post with the most noted name among them being the former Tamil Nadu left-arm spinner Sunil Subramaniam, who is best known as India star Ravichandran Ashwin's childhood coach.
Despite knocks by Punam Raut (86) and Harmanpreet Kaur (51), Indian women's team failed to chase down a modest target of 229 runs in the final at Lord's. According to Raut, they lost the momentum after Harmanpreet's dismissal.
India begin the three-Test series against Sri Lanka at Galle on Wednesday. The two teams will also lock horns in five-ODI and one-off T20I series after the Test rubber. Here's what the Virat Kohli-led unit did in the nets ahead of their opener.
It has been three weeks since the deadline of June 30 and the pay dispute still continues as Cricket Australia has not been able to reach a new agreement on pay dispute with the players. As per reports, the squad voted to attend the training camp starting from August 10 in Darwin.
Riding on her stellar performance with the bat, Harmanpreet Kaur has made it into the top 10 of the ICC Women's ODI rankings. Her unbeaten knock of 171 against Australia and 51 against England has helped her jump seven slots to take sixth place in the latest rankings.
It was in Galle that India's turnaround began in 2015. Following a defeat enforced by Rangana Herath's mesmerising spell, India have since won 23 Tests and lost only one (against Australia). They're once again in Galle for the start of the Sri Lanka series.
After completing a one-match ban, South Africa's fast bowler Kagiso Rabada is all set to make a return for the third Test at The Oval. According to the bowling coach Charl Langeveldt, the 22-year old pacer is eagerly waiting to take on English batsmen.
India have three spinners in the squad and Gautam Gambhir feels all three must play in all three Tests against Sri Lanka. The opener added that Hardik Pandya should be picked only for green tracks.
Adam Gilchrist said, "Bevo's not renowned for his bowling. Obviously his batting, he was so masterful in that, but he did contribute with some handy wickets at times. The left-arm leggie, fast action, is very difficult to pick out of the hand. That's why it was so challenging,"
Worcestershire's Ross Whiteley smashed six sixes in an over after Yorkshire rode on David Willey's knock of 118 to post a total of 233. Despite Whiteley's feat, Worcestershire could not cross the line and lost by 37 runs.
Mithali Raj said, "In a bigger picture I see that it has done a lot of good for women's cricket. Now people are watching and following women's cricket. Every member of the women's cricket team is a celebrity now and everyone knows who's what and what kind of a role they play in the team."
Hardik Pandya, who has been a regular for India in the limited overs, said, "What better to live moments which i often fantasized as a growing kid! The Paramount to represent India in whites. #livingthedream #SLvIND."
With the Indian cricket team set to begin its overseas series against Sri Lanka, Virat Kohli seems to be enjoying his stay in the neighbouring country. Known for his on-field aggression, Kohli wishes to wake up to this everyday.
Virat Kohli said ahead of the three-match Test series against Sri Lanka that Hardik Pandya has a good chance of making his Test debut and that they would not experiment Rohit Sharma as an opener in Tests.
After being sandwiched in the middle of a leadership takeover, bowling all-rounder R Ashwin feels life has come a full circle for the Indian cricket team since their last tour of Sri Lanka in 2015. R Ashwin is all set to play his 50th Test match.
South African batsman JP Duminy is to return home ahead of the third Test against England in a move that could signal the end of his Test career. Duminy scored 15 and 2 against England in the first Test at Lord's.
Virat Kohli-led team India will begin their tour of Sri Lanka with the first Test to be played in Galle from July 26. With KL Rahul ruled out due to viral fever, India will be making their 14th change to their opening partnership in 29 innings.
Acknowledging her achievement in the International Cricket arena, Himachal Pradesh government has offered the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police Sushma Verma. The wicketkeeper was part of part of the Indian team to reach the final of the 2017 Women's World Cup.
With the departure date for the tour of Bangladesh coming closer, Steve Smith, David Warner and other unemployed teammates met Australian Cricketers' Associations dignitaries to reaffirm stance on ACA-CA pay saga.
Many BCCI members have also been opposing to recommendations like a nine-year term for office-bearers, a three-year mandatory cooling off period and the 70-year age cap. The former Saurashtra boss thinks his absence is unlikely to change the outcome of the forthcoming SGM.
The Supreme Court on Monday indicated that it was ready to reconsider some of the proposals of the Justice R M Lodha Committee including that of ‘one state, one vote’ and restricting the number of selectors to three.
Rather than deeming the series as the first of the several overseas ones India are scheduled to feature in the next 18 months, the focus is squarely centred on two individuals (Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri) and what effect the coach-drama would have on them.