Tag: Cricket

  • Ranji Trophy: Anmolpreet’s unbeaten ton puts Punjab on top

    Ranji Trophy: Anmolpreet’s unbeaten ton puts Punjab on top

    Chandigarh, January 9: Anmolpreet Singh cracked an unbeaten century as Punjab grabbed a firm grip over Bengal, taking a 170-run first innings lead, in their must-win Ranji Trophy Elite Group B clash here Tuesday. Anmolpreet was unbeaten on 124 from 288 balls (13×4, 1×6) in his first century of the season as he guided Punjab […]

  • Virat Kohli world’s worst-behaved player, says Naseeruddin Shah

    Virat Kohli world’s worst-behaved player, says Naseeruddin Shah

    Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah took to Facebook to share his views on Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli. Shah on Monday said Virat Kohli is the world’s best batsman but he is also arrogant and has bad manners. He said, “Virat K is not only the world’s best batsman but also the world’s worst behaved player. […]

  • #MeToo in cricket: BCCI CEO Rahul Johri accused of sexual harassment

    #MeToo in cricket: BCCI CEO Rahul Johri accused of sexual harassment

    New Delhi, October 13: BCCI CEO Rahul Johri has been caught in the quagmire of allegations as the #MeToo storm rages on. Johri, who has served as the BCCI CEO since April 2016, has been named in a Twitter post by author Harnidh Kaur, who shared screenshots of a detailed account of the victim on […]

  • SC clears BCCI draft rules with key tweaks

    SC clears BCCI draft rules with key tweaks

    New Delhi, August 10: The Supreme Court on Thursday approved the much-awaited draft constitution of the BCCI with certain changes, giving a go-by to “one state, one vote” principle and diluting cooling-off period norm recommended by the Justice RM Lodha committee. The verdict pronounced by a Bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra […]

  • ICC reveals schedule of World Test championship

    ICC reveals schedule of World Test championship

    Dubai, June 21: The International Cricket Council (ICC) unveiled details of a revamped match schedule on Wednesday which will underpin its inaugural World Test Championship starting next year. The long-awaited Championship, involving the nine top-ranked Test nations competing in a league between July 15, 2019 to April 30, 2021, has been designed to give more […]

  • We missed out on an opportunity to score 500 runs: Morgan

    We missed out on an opportunity to score 500 runs: Morgan

    Nottingham, June 21: England captain Eoin Morgan says his side missed an opportunity to score 500 after they racked up the highest score in the history of ODI cricket against Australia in Nottingham. The world’s No 1 team hammered their opponents by 242 runs after making a world-record 481/6 at Trent Bridge. It also sealed […]

  • ‘Ek Suneha – 2’: Harbhajan Singh’s tribute to Shaheed-E-Azam Bhagat Singh

    ‘Ek Suneha – 2’: Harbhajan Singh’s tribute to Shaheed-E-Azam Bhagat Singh

    The freedom we enjoy today, the freedom we take for granted, the freedom that has been gifted to us, is the freedom that martyrs have earned for us. Many lives were sacrificed to host the Indian flag, several names became history to frame India’s future, and one such name is Shaheed Bhagat Singh. As a tribute […]

  • Punjab boys win Vijay Merchant U-16 Trophy at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai

    Punjab boys win Vijay Merchant U-16 Trophy at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai

    Punjab defeated Uttar Pradesh (UP) by six wickets to win the final of Vijay Merchant U-16 Trophy at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.Batting first, UP posted a total of 160 runs with the help of Ansh Yadav (65) and Suryakant Chauhan (30). Yuvraj Choudhary claimed four wickets while Jashan Pannu, Anurag Watts, Anshul Negi and […]

  • Yuvraj Singh’s ton puts Punjab back on track

    Yuvraj Singh’s ton puts Punjab back on track

    Chandigarh, December 18: A timely century by Yuvraj Choudhary helped Punjab post 320 runs against Haryana on Day 2 of the ongoing Vijay Merchant Trophy tie at the PCA Stadium.Starting their day at 191/6, Choudhary and Anshul Negi raised 29-run partnership before Negi (17 off 90 balls studded with two boundaries) was cleaned up by […]

  • Bhajji boost for Punjab; all eyes on the pitch

    Bhajji boost for Punjab; all eyes on the pitch

    Chandigarh, Nov 15: It wasn’t smoggy, but actually foggy in Amritsar when a man in black patka entered the practice area of Gandhi Ground on Tuesday. The man was none other than designated Punjab captain Harbhajan Singh, who is yet to play a single match in this year’s Ranji Trophy season. As soon as he entered the nets area, Bhajji went to coach […]

  • Kohli’s men primed to reprise domination

    Kohli’s men primed to reprise domination

    Bengaluru, Sep 28: It is a year to the day Australia last won a one-day international away from home, when Steve Smith’s men barely broke sweat in a nine-wicket rout of Ireland in Benoni. Thirteen games have since come and gone, a barren streak that has only grown with a hat-trick of defeats on this […]

  • Hardik Pandya has turned his career around: Rahul Dravid

    Hardik Pandya has turned his career around: Rahul Dravid

    New Delhi, Sep 26: Former India skipper Rahul Dravid feels young all-rounder Hardik Pandya has turned his career around by playing just as the situations demand in the ongoing series against Australia. Dravid, who was Pandya’s coach during an India A tour of Australia last year, hoped that the current India A players are able to emulate Pandya’s batting […]

  • SC threatens contempt against BCCI officials

    SC threatens contempt against BCCI officials

    New Delhi, Sep 22: Angry over the non-implementation of the Lodha panel report by BCCI, the Supreme Court on Thursday threatened to initiate contempt proceedings against its three top officials if they do not give suggestions on the cricket body’s draft constitution as mandated by its judgment. A Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra […]

  • India to play 3 Test matches in South Africa

    India to play 3 Test matches in South Africa

    New Delhi, Sep 21: The Indian cricket team will be playing three Test matches along with six One Dayers and three T20 Internationals against South Africa, starting January 5. “India will play South Africa in a three-match ‘Mahatma Gandhi-Nelson Mandela’ Test series, six-match One-Day International series followed by three Twenty20 Internationals The dates and venues […]

  • SC warns three BCCI officials over draft constitution

    SC warns three BCCI officials over draft constitution

    New Delhi, Sep 21: The Supreme Court on Thursday warned three top BCCI office bearers of serious consequences if they do not give suggestions on the cash-rich cricket body’s draft constitution, in accordance with its judgement. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said the draft constitution should include the suggestions of the Lodha […]