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Saturday, April 04, 2020


‘MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli didn’t support me like Sourav Ganguly did’: Yuvraj Singh

April 1, 2020 8:19:25 am

Although it was under MS Dhoni, that he won the 2011 World Cup, Yuvraj Singh said that he had more memories of playing under Sourav Ganguly.

Bangladesh cricketer Mosaddek Hossain hits the streets in fight against COVID-19

March 31, 2020 10:27:36 pm

27 Bangladeshi cricketers, including Mosaddek, have donated half of their salary in the relief work against COVID-19 pandemic. As per media reports around 26 lakh have been collected for the noble cause.

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On This Day: Jonny Bairstow-David Warner broke the record for highest opening partnership in IPL

March 31, 2020 8:07:09 pm

Jonny Bairstow and David Warner shared a 185-run partnership for the first wicket surpassing the previous record of 184 held by Chris Lynn and Gautam Gambhir in 2017 playing for KKR against Gujarat Lions.

Misbah-ul-Haq calls for uniform policy to deal with corrupt cricketers

March 31, 2020 7:01:12 pm

Misbah-ul-Haq didn't agree with the public comments made by Mohammad Hafeez, who feels tainted players should not be allowed back into the national team.

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Anil Kumble joins the fight against COVID-19

March 31, 2020 6:32:52 pm

According to the Union Health Ministry, the death toll due to COVID-19 has increased to 32 while the cases have soared to 1,251 till Monday night.

‘Pay cut a small thing, players prepared to do their bit for game’s survival’: Tim Paine

March 31, 2020 6:21:19 pm

A pay cut for the top cricketers seems to be on the cards with Cricket Australia delaying annual contracts for both the men's and women's national teams.

Coronavirus: David Warner shaves off head in support of medical staff, nominates Kohli, Smith

March 31, 2020 3:08:58 pm

David Warner on Tuesday decided to shave off his head to show support towards all those people who are working relentlessly on the frontline in the battle against coronavirus.

Bangladesh Cricket Board approves allowance for women cricketers to cope with COVID-19 shutdown

March 31, 2020 1:46:46 pm

Last week, the BCB announced a one-time financial aid to their male players, who do not have central contracts or first-class contracts of the board. They are to be given 30,000 BDT each.

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Lancashire chairman David Hodgkiss dies of COVID-19

March 31, 2020 1:22:05 pm

Although Lancashire did not give the exact reason of his death in their official statement, a club spokesperson told the 'Press Association' that Hodgkiss' death was "coronavirus-related."

COVID-19: Joe Root expecting talks over pay cut, bracing for huge workload once normalcy resumes

March 31, 2020 12:16:51 pm

With all professional cricket coming to a halt till May 28 in the UK and more delays expected, speculation is rife that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is mulling pay cuts for its centrally-contracted players like Root and Jos Buttler.

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Ahmed Shehzad forgets he plays in PSL, not IPL during Insta Live interview with Kevin Pietersen

March 31, 2020 11:07:21 am

Pietersen did not seem happy with the way Shehzad batted for Quetta Gladiators in PSL 2020. Shehzad scored 61 runs from seven games in this edition of the T20 league.

Rohit Sharma joins Virat Kohli in coronavirus fight, donates Rs 80 lakh

March 31, 2020 1:08:31 pm

Rohit Sharma on Tuesday followed his captain Virat Kohli in supporting the fight against coronavirus pandemic, donating a total of Rs 80 lakhs.

Tim Paine gets robbed during lockdown; Bank informs robbers went straight to McDonald’s 

March 31, 2020 9:26:07 am

Interestingly, the robbers headed to McDonald's after the robbery which led to Tim Paine receiving a call from National Australia Bank (NAB) for suspicious activity on his account.

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Umar Akmal not to challenge PCB’s show cause notice

March 30, 2020 11:11:58 pm

The PCB Anti-Corruption officials had charged Umar Akmal with in two separate cases of not reporting an approach made to him to spot fix matches in the Pakistan Super League 5.

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Mohammad Hafeez wants to play in World T20 before retirement

March 30, 2020 9:59:44 pm

Mohammad Hafeez is keen to represent Pakistan in this year's World T20 before quitting international cricket.

‘Afridi, not Sehwag, who changed the mindset of opening in Test’: Wasim Akram

March 30, 2020 10:07:57 pm

"In 1999/00, Shahid Afridi changed the mindset of opening in Test cricket. Even if I was the bowler, I would know that he can hit me for boundaries. He used to hit loose deliveries for sixes at will," said Wasim Akram.

Alastair Cook suggests full county season in 2021 than truncated one in 2020

March 30, 2020 7:15:17 pm

The county season was to start on April 12 but the England and Wales Cricket Board ruled that no cricket would be possible before May 28 in view of the pandemic, that has thrown the world into disarray.

26 years ago: How Azharuddin’s decision played an important role in Sachin Tendulkar’s career

March 30, 2020 3:59:33 pm

Mohammad Azharuddin recalled the tour which saw the ‘Little Master’ don a new role.

Hope our contribution helps ease pain: Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma pledge support to PM Relief Fund

March 30, 2020 1:00:04 pm

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma on Monday pledged their support to the PM-CARES Fund & the Chief Minister's Relief Fund (Maharashtra) on Monday.

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If you get into negativity, you won’t find motivation to train and be fit: Umesh Yadav

March 30, 2020 6:38:05 pm

Umesh Yadav has stopped worrying about being in and out of the Indian team, and now focuses on giving his best whenever an opportunity arrives.