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Explained: With 1,10,000 seats, Motera cricket stadium set to become largest in world

December 05, 2019 7:01 am

The Motera cricket stadium was built after the old Sardar Patel stadium, with a seating capacity of 53,000, was pulled down in 2015. It has taken four and a half years for Larsen & Toubro (L&T), the constructor, to build it. The foundation stone had been laid in January 2017.

ICC set to impose tougher sanctions for mushrooming T20 leagues 

October 15, 2018 7:43 pm

After the exponential growth of the T20 format, the ICC now also has to deal with the T10 league which got the world body's sanction last year.

Mumbai: Man held for making hoax call to ATS

September 23, 2018 3:02 am

The caller claimed Mohammad Mukhtar Ahmad (46), a barber at Super Hair Dressing located in Triveni building, Kurar village, had been handed two crude bombs and a countrymade revolver three days ago.

No service tax paid, no balance sheet, BCCI units in mess before Supreme Court D-Day

June 14, 2016 10:53 am

Racing against time to get their books in order before SC's order on reforms recommended by Justice R M Lodha, the Indian board has its hands full.

Day-Night Test: Will pink-ball friendly grassy pitches affect spin?

April 22, 2016 11:05 am

It will be interesting to see whether the Indian grounds will be conducive enough to play with pink ball.

Next big death bowler will be best dew bowler: Harsha Bhogle

April 06, 2016 7:51 pm

What Brathwaite showed us, and in a sense what Stokes illustrated, was that in T20s, a mistake can have a disproportionate outcome.

Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera to undergo facelift

September 11, 2015 7:11 pm

The new design can house close to 1,00,000 spectators, for which construction plans and estimates were placed and approved.

India cross the Lanka bridge after 22 long years

September 02, 2015 5:03 pm

Tuesday’s 117-run win helped India win a series in Sri Lanka after 22 years. It was also their first on foreign soil since 2011.

Ton-up Hashim Amla steals show in South Africa's 20-run win in first ODI against New Zealand

August 20, 2015 8:43 am

South Africa bowled New Zealand out for 284 in 48.1 overs to defend their 304-7 total at Supersport Park.

I asked for lie detector tests for IPL players: Preity Zinta

August 20, 2015 9:19 am

Preity Zinta said that she gave the lie-detector test suggestion as she thought that “prevention was better than cure”.


India vs Bangladesh, Day 3: Murali Vijay, Ajinkya Rahane shine on rain-hit day

June 12, 2015 6:11 pm

Riding high on Vijay's ton and Rahane's quick-fire 98, India ended the day's play on 462/6.

Virat Kohli-led India apply final touches before Bangladesh tour

June 09, 2015 9:28 pm

Team India trained hard at the Eden Gardens ahead of their short tour of Bangladesh.

India tour of England: India make easy work of England at Trent Bridge

August 31, 2014 2:08 am

England lost their second game on the trot as India took an inviolable lead in Nottingham.

India tour of England: Moeen Ali ends England's drought

July 31, 2014 9:07 pm

Moeen Ali took his first Five-for to guide England to their first Test victory in 11 months.

India tour of England: India conquer Lord's

July 22, 2014 4:06 pm

India beat England by 95 runs to complete a historic win at Lord's after 28 years.

Sachin Tendulkar's Wimbledon outing with wife Anjali

June 29, 2014 3:56 pm

Sachin Tendulkar took some time off to enjoy an afternoon at the Wimbledon with his wife Anjali.

Asia Cup 2014: Virat Kohli-led India humble Bangladesh

February 26, 2014 11:25 pm

Riding high on Virat Kohli's 19th ODI ton, India beat Bangladesh by six wickets in the Asia Cup fixture.

Asia Cup: Neighbours lock horns for supremacy

February 24, 2014 4:11 pm

India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan battle it out for what promises to be an exciting contest for Asian supremacy.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka end 15-year title drought

February 03, 2014 8:42 am

Karnataka end 15-year title drought to claim seventh Ranji Trophy with outright win over Maharashtra in final.

Ton-up Ross Taylor anchors Black Caps to series win

January 29, 2014 10:46 am

Ross Taylor scored a fluent hundred as New Zealand beat India by seven wickets in the fourth ODI.