Monday, Jan 30, 2023


I see three to four members of Women’s U-19 WC squad graduating to highest level: Mithali Raj

January 30, 2023 14:59 IST

Mithali, who was invited by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to interact with the cricketers ahead of the inaugural edition, feels women’s cricket has finally got a platform from where the players can be fast-tracked or groomed for the future.

This is just the beginning, says Shafali after U-19 WC triumph

January 30, 2023 14:39 IST

Shafali, 19, has already established herself in India's senior side and wants to make the visit to South Africa even more memorable with another silverware.

Curator is right person to answer that question: Bowling coach Paras Mhambrey on Ekana pitch

January 30, 2023 12:49 IST

India skipper Hardik Pandya on Sunday slammed the standard of pitches used in the ongoing series against New Zealand and called the pitch at the Ekana Cricket Stadium a "shocker".

‘Shaheen bahot accha hai, Bumrah toh uske paas bhi nahi aata’ (Shaheen is too good, Bumrah doesn’t even come close to him): Abdul Razzaq

January 30, 2023 12:35 IST

Both Afridi and Bumrah have been out of action, nursing recurring injuries in knee and back respectively.

‘He’s my batting coach, sab sikhata hai mujhe’- Suryakumar Yadav on batting tips from Yuzvendra Chahal

January 30, 2023 12:53 IST

On being asked about his slow batting on Lucknow's pitch, Suryakumar said, "I was there in the middle with a clear mindset that it's a tough wicket to play on and it was important for someone to play till last."

Watch: Babar Azam turns up for umpire Aleem Dar son’s wedding

January 30, 2023 11:37 IST

Azam recently won the ICC men’s player of the year as well as the ICC men’s ODI player for the year of 2022. The award came on the back of 2600 runs scored across all three formats.

Mannat Kashyap

Ice-cream lover Mannat’s journey from playing gully cricket in Patiala to U-19 World Cup glory

January 30, 2023 11:00 IST

The left-arm orthodox spinner started playing cricket with boys before her cousin Nupur Kashyap persuaded her to start training. Mannat Kashyap claimed a total of nine wickets during India U-19 women's team winning campaign in ICC U-19 Women's T20 World Cup

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IND vs NZ: Indian skipper Hardik Pandya slams Lucknow pitch after last-over win over New Zealand

January 30, 2023 10:03 IST

The Indian team scored a six-wicket win in the second T20I at Ekana Stadium in Lucknow after Surya Kumar Yadav hit a boundary off the penultimate ball.

Neeraj Chopra, Shafali Verma

‘Play without any pressure’: What Neeraj Chopra told the Shafali Varma-led Indian U-19 team ahead of the T20 World Cup final

January 30, 2023 13:07 IST

The Tokyo Olympics champion talked about his journey with the Indian women’s U-19 team and urged them to remain grounded

Watch: Rahul Dravid passes it on to Prithvi Shaw to congratulate India U-19 Women’s World Cup winning team

January 30, 2023 09:47 IST

Senior women's team members can also be seen shouting and dancing after the under-19 team's historic win.

Under-19 T20 World Cup: In village hit by outages, cops fit inverter to help Archana’s kin watch final without interruption

January 30, 2023 07:21 IST

After India won the match, people celebrated the occasion by busting crackers and distributing sweets. Archana’s family also went to a nearby temple to offer players.

Watch: U-19 World Cup winning members celebrate with Kala Chashma

January 30, 2023 00:23 IST

The members were seen having a blast and letting their hair down after a tense final match, which they won by 7 wickets after chasing down England's target of 69 runs.

Twitter reacts to India’s World Cup triumph in U-19 T20 Women’s World Cup

January 30, 2023 00:18 IST

India on Sunday won their maiden ICC title in women's cricket as a bunch of sprightly and talented teenagers lifted the inaugural U-19 World Cup with an emphatic seven-wicket victory over England.

Titas ready to fill Jhulan-sized hole

January 30, 2023 07:14 IST

Bengal pacer's early burst helps her win Player of the Match award in India's U-19 title triumph

IND vs NZ 2nd T20: India square series on square turner

January 29, 2023 23:48 IST

On what Hardik Pandya called a shocker, no batsman hit a six all game, spinners bowled 30 overs, and India panted to reach a target of 100.

Captain Shafali’s superstitious daddy remains stickler for seating arrangement in Rohtak, till the Cup is won

January 30, 2023 07:13 IST

A friend, a relative and even a print journalist told to stay put in allotted place till the win is sealed as Sanjeev Verma recalls emotional journey of her career.

Incredible feeling: Captain Shafali Verma after winning the U-19 Women’s World Cup

January 29, 2023 22:19 IST

"The players have been backing me a lot. Thanks to BCCI for giving me this beautiful team and really happy for winning the cup," she said.

Selling gym and farm, Trisha Reddy’s father risked a move from Bhadrachalam to Secunderabad for her cricket

January 30, 2023 07:14 IST

Her parents had decided they'll make her watch cricket matches instead of cartoons, and U19 World Cup winner was well-versed in technique at age 7.

BCCI announces Rs 5 crore reward for victorious Women’s U-19 T20 squad

January 29, 2023 20:57 IST

The Shafali Verma-led India U-19 squad managed to do what their seniors could not do by clearing the final hurdle in a global event.

Like Virat Kohli’s IPL generation, Shafali Verma’s U-19 world champs would be called the WPL Generation

January 30, 2023 07:13 IST

In days to come some of the girls would turn millionaires at the Women's Premier League auction and their lives would change, as was the case with Kohli's Class of 2008 U-19 World Cup winners

Starting with washing stick bat in Bhopal to hitting India’s winning runs in South Africa, Soumya Tiwari is the hero of World Cup win

January 30, 2023 07:13 IST

All-rounder from Bhopal was first sent back by coach who was wary of girls dropping out. Later he moulded her into an off-spinner.

U-19 World Cup star Archana Devi’s mother Savitri Devi was called a witch, taunted for ‘showing daughter wrong path’

January 30, 2023 09:50 IST

Mother's stubbornness in encouraging her cricket came from dying brother's last words to let her play

IND vs NZ 2nd T20 highlights: India defeat New Zealand by 6 wickets, tie series 1-1

January 30, 2023 00:06 IST

India vs New Zealand 2nd T20 highlights: Suryakumar Yadav has been declared Man Of the Match for his unbeaten 26 runs in a tricky run chase.

India beat England to win the inaugural Women’s U19 T20 World Cup title

January 29, 2023 20:35 IST

India vs England U19 Women's World Cup Final: IND def. ENG in Potchefstroom.

‘Sarfaraz Khan is not just smashing selection doors but burning them as well’: R Ashwin

January 29, 2023 15:36 IST

Sarfaraz Khan was not selected for Australia Test series.