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We didn’t play smart cricket, says Virat Kohli

March 1, 2014 1:04:58 am

India skipper Virat Kohli defended his decision to play all-rounder Stuart Binny in Friday's fixture.

Asia Cup 2014 Quick Singles: Former skipper steals show, stand-in hearts

March 1, 2014 12:44:55 am

Sangakkara anchors his side to a thrilling win as Kohli impresses with smart captaincy in tense situations.

‘Sachin Tendulkar was unhappy when asked to bat at No 4 in ODIs in 2002-03’

February 28, 2014 8:02:16 pm

Former teammates Rahul Dravid, V V S Laxman and Yuvraj Singh also paid tributes to Tendulkar in the book.

Asia Cup Live Quick Singles: Virat Kohli’s consistency and the Mendis mystery

March 1, 2014 12:47:44 am

Ajantha Mendis scalps four, including the prized wickets of Dhawan and Kohli, to end with figures of 4/60.

Asia Cup 2014: That man Kumara Sangakkara again

March 1, 2014 1:39:01 am

Kumar Sangakkara showed the way with a breathtaking 84-ball 103 as Sri Lanka beat India by two wickets.

ICC Under-19 World Cup: India finish best of the rest despite century by Chanderpaul jr

February 28, 2014 10:57:29 pm

Ankush Bains (74), Sanju Samson (67) and Shreyas Iyer (66) batted well to help India post 340/8 in 50 overs.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni needs to give up certain responsibilities to stay fresh

February 28, 2014 10:32:47 pm

I’m just surprised that Dhoni isn’t tired oftener given number of roles he plays in Indian team, writes Harsha Bhogle.

Not about a match-up

February 28, 2014 9:56:03 am

Kohli vs Malinga will only be one of many contests as India face Sri Lanka.

Asia Cup 2014: Let off the hook, Umar Akmal and Pakistan make the Afghans pay

February 28, 2014 10:34:49 pm

Chasing a target of 249, Afghanistan could only manage 176 in 47.2 overs in front of a disciplined bowling attack.

England favourites in battle of the bruised & battered

February 28, 2014 4:01:17 am

Next World Cup in Australia and New Zealand is still just under a year away, the Caribbean side’s defence of the World T20 crown begins in three weeks’ time.

I’m guilty of not reporting bookie approach: Lou Vincent

February 28, 2014 10:38:39 pm

Vincent is one of three former New Zealand cricketers under investigation by the ICC for alleged match-fixing.

David Warner docked 15 pc of match-fee for tampering slur

February 28, 2014 10:42:38 pm

Australia opener David Warner breached an article of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players.

Reading Dale Steyn’s reverse

February 28, 2014 10:46:24 pm

David Warner’s utterances can be questioned but his doubts do seem justified.

Joginder Sharma casts his spell

February 28, 2014 10:56:02 pm

Bowling his full quota on the trot, Sharma’s 5/22 helps Haryana defend 153 vs Punjab

South Africa colts in final after Steyn’s protege mows down Australians

February 27, 2014 1:45:16 am

If Steyn had watched Rabada on Wednesday evening, he would have been proud.

What next? Medium pace, perhaps

February 27, 2014 1:38:57 am

When a bowler starts relying on so many variations he is bound to lose his consistency, says Maninder Singh.

R Ashwin’s new action screams louder than his bowling figures

February 27, 2014 1:34:53 am

There were no hints of Ashwin's new action in nets during India’s practice session on eve of their Asia Cup opener.

ICC ‘disappointed’ after BPL tribunal lets 6 accused off hook

February 27, 2014 1:26:45 am

Kent batsman and five others have been found not guilty by an International Cricket Council tribunal.

South Africa motivated by tampering accusation

February 27, 2014 1:23:27 am

Domingo said it gave his side extra motivation to claim a first home series win over Australia in 44 years.

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Auditions, away from spotlight

February 27, 2014 1:19:24 am

As Vijay Hazare Trophy kicks off, several cricketers in periphery of Indian team will look to make an impression.

Manan Vohra: In a league of his own

February 27, 2014 1:14:24 am

Manan Vohra seems relaxed and knows that the Vijay Hazare tournament is a different challenge.

Asia Cup 2014 Quick Singles: Perfect partnership

February 26, 2014 11:06:09 pm

Kohli and Rahane's 213-run stand was talking point of India's convincing run-chase against Bangladesh.

Asia Cup 2014 Quick Singles: Erratic Aaron, smiling Rahim and struggling India

February 26, 2014 8:38:54 pm

Aaron's erratic spell of fast bowling, which almost knocked out Rahim, was talking point of first half of game.

Asia Cup 2014: Stand-in skipper stands out as India humble Bangladesh by six wickets

February 27, 2014 1:35:07 am

On skippers’ day out, Kohli’s ton heavier than Rahim’s as India beat Bangladesh by six wickets.

Australia aim for second final in a row

February 26, 2014 4:05:08 am

The South Africans, meanwhile, will count on captain Aiden Markram and all rounder Yaseen Valli.