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Hashim Amla vs Mitchell Johnson; the final fling

March 6, 2014 5:16:35 pm

That face-off set the tone for the first Test as Johnson continued to terrorise batsmen.

All to play for at Newlands

March 1, 2014 1:51:51 am

Captains Smith, Clarke struggle for form as teams head to Cape Town for decider.

Asia Cup 2014: Afghanistan fancy chances against injury-ravaged Bangladesh

March 1, 2014 1:46:49 am

Afghanistan on Thursday had reduced Pakistan to 117 for six before the latter side recovered well to end up at 248.

The Sri Lankan corner at Fatullah Oval

March 1, 2014 1:42:54 am

They beat drums, blew bugles and even implored the DJ to play Honey Singh numbers.

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.