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World Cup auditions as good as over

On the eve of first T20I versus Australia, skipper Virat Kohli say the team will stick to playing with the core group

After CWG setback, Lovlina proves mettle

Between the more popular veterans and fellow first-timers putting on exciting performances, Borgohain’s march to the semifinals - with unanimous wins over 2014 champion Atheyna Bylon and CWG bronze medallist Scott - has been understated, befitting her demeanour.

PCB’s compensation demand for India not playing Pakistan dismissed

It also accepted the Indian Board's contention that bilateral cricketing relations between the neighbours were always dependent on governmental approval, which was not forthcoming in this case

IPL star Thampi makes the red ball count, puts Kerala in control

Thampi's ability to bowl yorkers and handle death overs helped him earn a Rs 95-lakh contract with Sunrisers Hyderabad in the last edition of the tournament.

Cricket’s hill station

The famous pahadi MS Dhoni remains the perennial favourite here, but this season sees Uttarakhand truly embrace cricket as The Indian Express captures the bat-ball revolution brewing in the scenic state

Lahore Qalandars bags AB de Villiers; complete list of picks in PSL 2019 draft

Lahore Qalandars, which stood last in the previous edition, were given the first picks in every round, followed by the sixth team,(formerly Multan Sultans).

Ranji Trophy 2018: Rajat Bhatia, Saurabh Rawat tons rescue Uttarakhand

Rajat Bhatia made 121 off 156 balls (15x4, 1x6) before becoming Ishwar Chaudhary's (3/81) third victim of the day.

Ranji Trophy, Group C: Varun Aaron helps Jharkhand skittle Rajasthan

Varun Aaron had powered Jharkhand to a nine-wicket win in their last game against Haryana at Rohtak, when he bagged 6-32 in the second outing.

Ranji Trophy, Group A: Krishnamurthy Siddharth’s ton boosts Karnataka

In the absence of mainstays Karun Nair and Manish Pandey, Krishnamurthy Siddharth stood up and shouldered the responsibility to help Karnataka recover after the loss of their openers.

India batting coach Sanjay Bangar sent to Sydney to help Test specialists

India will play their opening T20 on Wednesday but Sanjay Bangar will be helping out the likes of Prithvi Shaw, Hanuma Vihari who are in Sydney for the next five days.

Ranji Trophy Group B: Kerala take day one honours, bowl out Bengal for 147

At stumps on day one, Kerala were 35 for the loss of one wicket with Jalaj Saxena (14 not out) and Rohan Prem (14 not out) holding the fort for the visitors.

UEFA, Europe’s top clubs dismiss threat of new competitions

The UEFA president compared a breakaway to FIFA's Club World Cup project, often speculated to be backed by Saudi Arabian money, and said both had been driven by secretive talks.


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