Gautam Adani-owned Gujarat Giants on Friday, February 3 appointed Australia’s Rachael Haynes as head coach ahead of the inaugural Women's Premier League (WPL). The Giants also added Nooshin Al Khadeer to their coaching staff. Khadeer was bowling coach of India’s winning U19 World Cup squad
Former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson has urged Pat Cummins and co. to be patient against Indian batter Virat Kohli during the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy. According to Thomson, the Australian bowlers will have to keep Kohli quiet during the Test series and force him out of the comfort zone
After India’s record 168-run win over New Zealand in the deciding T20I at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Wednesday, February 1, skipper Hardik Pandya asserted that he has his own way of leading. Pandya added that even if he goes down, he wants to do it on his own terms.
When Suryakumar Yadav steps onto the field at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Wednesday, February 1, he would be returning to the venue of his T20I debut. After a long wait, SKY made his international debut against England in March 2021 at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. His exploits in his debut series thus came in front of empty stands.
Before the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 main tournament, cricket fans always look forward to witnessing the yearly auction. This is where IPL franchises purchase players and bid against each other to get only the best for their lineups.
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India Women’s captain Harmanpreet Kaur has asserted that the Women’s Premier League (WPL) will lead to the emergence of a lot of young and promising cricketers. The inaugural season of the WPL, which is set to begin in March, will have five teams representing Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Delhi and Lucknow.
Team India captain Hardik Pandya described the wicket for the second T20I against New Zealand on Sunday, January 29 as a shocker. He lamented that the surface for the second T20I in Lucknow as well as the first in Ranchi is not fit for T20 matches.
South African captain Temba Bavuma praised Sisanda Magala for his game-changing spell in the first ODI against England at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein on Friday, January 27. Magala was named Player of the Match for his figure of 3/46 in nine overs as the Proteas beat England by 27 runs.
New Zealand stunned India by 21 runs in the first T20I in Ranchi on Friday, 27 January. Batting first after losing the toss, they posted 177 for 6 on the board on the back of impressive half-centuries from Devon Conway (52) and Daryl Mitchell (59 not out).
The Women’s Premier League (WPL) teams were sold on Monday, January 25 ahead of the inaugural edition of the league, which is likely to be held in March. Adani Sportsline Pvt Ltd, the sports arm of Gautam Adani, made the biggest bid for a team and purchased Ahmedabad for Rs 1289 crore.
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Team India skipper Rohit Sharma hailed all-rounder Shardul Thakur for his impactful performance in the Indore ODI against New Zealand on Tuesday, January 24. Thakur was named Player of the Match for his figures of 3/45 and 25 runs as India beat the Kiwis by 90 runs.
Experienced Pakistan wicketkeeper-batter Kamran Akmal reckons that India should find a way to accommodate tearaway fast bowler Umran Malik in their playing eleven. The 23-year-old Jammu and Kashmir pacer is part of the Indian team for the ongoing one-day series against New Zealand. However, he was not picked in the playing XI for the first two matches
In what was a disappointingly one-sided affair, India thumped New Zealand by eight wickets in the second one-dayer at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur on Saturday, January 21.
There was an element of surprise when India decided to go in with all-rounder Shardul Thakur ahead of fast bowler Umran Malik in the first one-dayer against New Zealand in Hyderabad. The latter had done pretty well in the recent matches that he had played until he was rested.
Cricket is one of the most popular sports on the planet, but if you do not live in Africa, Southeast Asia, or Australia, you may be completely unaware of this. The sport is watched by 2.6 billion people every year, making it second only to football in terms of popularity.
Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has opened up on Mumbai batter Sarfaraz Khan being repeatedly snubbed by the national selectors despite his prolific form in domestic cricket. There are reports that the 25-year-old’s weight is an issue. However, according to Gavaskar, players should not be selected on the basis of their size, but depending on their form with the bat or bowl. He further quipped that if selectors are looking for slim and trim guys, they must go to a fashion show and pick some models.
Team India opener Shubman Gill scored a terrific 208 off 149 balls in the first ODI against New Zealand in Hyderabad on Wednesday, January 18. Thanks to his exceptional innings, India won the match to take the 1-0 lead in the three-match series. However, it was not before Michael Bracewell gave India a big scare. He matched Gill stroke to stroke during a spectacular 140 off 78 balls. In the end, he was last man out as New Zealand were all out for 337 in response to India’s 349/8, going down by 12 runs.
New Zealand’s stand-in captain Tom Latham has stated that his team will try and make it as tough as possible for Virat Kohli to score freely during the three-match one-day series, which begins on January 18 in Hyderabad.
Indian captain Rohit Sharma has backed Ravichandran Ashwin's suggestion to start the World Cup games early to lessen the impact of the dew factor. He, however, added that he is unsure if the timings could be changed, since the same are decided by the broadcasters.
Cricket has a long and rich history filled with notable moments, including great team and individual performances. Here is a look at just four key events in the history of cricket, plus some predictions for what the future might hold
India beat Sri Lanka by a mammoth 317 runs in the third one-day in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday, January 15 to create a new record for the largest margin of victory by runs in men’s ODIs. Batting first after winning the toss, the Men in Blue posted a gigantic 390/5 on the board in their 50 overs.
Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav’s case is a unique one in Indian cricket. He might come up with exceptional performances, but might still get dropped for the next match. This has already happened on a couple of occasions, none more prominently than in Bangladesh, where he picked up eight wickets and scored a crucial 40 in the first Test. He was named Player of the Match in what was his Test comeback, but was not picked in the playing XI for the second Test of the series.
Senior Team India batter Virat Kohli has stated that he realizes he cannot play on for ever and wants to enjoy his playing time. He asserted that he is in a happy space and is approaching every game as if it is his last
After Team India skipper Rohit Sharma was not picked in the T20I squad for the series against Sri Lanka, speculations were rife about his future in the format. Hardik Pandya was named captain of the T20I squad and led the team to a 2-1 triumph. Rohit had struggled in the T20 World Cup with the willow, and his captaincy also did not impress too many experts.
Suryakumar Yadav smashed his third T20I century as India beat Sri Lanka by 91 runs in the third T20I at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot on Saturday, January 7. India batted first after winning the toss and put up a massive 228 for 5 on the board. Suryakumar was unbeaten on 112 off only 51 balls, smacking seven fours and nine sixes.
New Zealand captain Tim Southee has expressed disappointment at the two-match Test series against Pakistan ending in a draw. Bad light played a part in both Tests as the hosts escaped with a draw, leaving the Kiwis a bit frustrated. In the first Test, New Zealand needed 77 runs for victory with nine wickets in hand when the game was called off. In the second Test, the Kiwis were only one wicket away from victory, despite Sarfaraz Ahmed’s brilliant ton. However, Pakistan’s last-wicket pair of Naseem Shah and Abrar Ahmed hung on to secure a draw for the hosts.
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India T20I skipper Hardik Pandya did not blame young left-arm seamer Arshdeep Singh for the team’s 16-run loss in the second T20I against Sri Lanka in Pune on Thursday, January 5. He, however, did say that bowling no balls is a crime, referring to Arshdeep overstepping five times in the match on Thursday.
The 9th edition of Bangladesh Premier League is about to commence on the 6th of January, 2023 with Chattogram Challengers facing Sylhet Strikers in the opening game of the tournament at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium, Dhaka. The Final of Bangladesh Premier League will take place on the 16th of February, 2023
Team India wicketkeeper-batter Sanju Samson has been ruled out of the remaining two T20Is of the ongoing series against Sri Lanka. The 28-year-old cricketer hurt his knee while attempting to field a ball near the boundary ropes during the first T20I at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday, January 3.
Indian star wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant had a horrific car accident on 30th December 2022, on the Delhi-Dehradun highway while he was on his way to his hometown. Pant was pulled out from his burning car by a Haryana roadways driver. Pant was admitted to the Max hospital in Dehradun but will soon be airlifted to Mumbai.
India beat Sri Lanka by two runs in the first T20I of the three-match series at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday, January 3. Batting first after losing the toss, India recovered from a bad start to post a challenging 162/5. The Lankans fought hard, but were held to 160 all out in their 20 overs
The Board of Cricket for India has made certain changes since the start of the Year. BCCI has created a roadmap for the upcoming ODI World Cup in 2023 which will be hosted in India, during the review meeting with Rahul Dravid (head coach), and Chetan Sharma (chief selector) which took place on 1st January 2023.
With regular skipper Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and KL Rahul not part of yet another international series, Team India all-rounder Hardik Pandya will be the leading the Men in Blue in the three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka. The contest will kick-off with the first match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday, January 3.
After a thrashing defeat in the T-20 World Cup semi-finals against England. BCCI is right onto the move from the beginning of the year for the upcoming ODI world cup which is going to be hosted by India. BCCI has scheduled a meeting on 1st January 2023, with Head Coach Rahul Dravid, Captain Rohit Sharma, NCA Chairman VVS Laxman, ex chief selector Chetan Sharma, and Board President Roger Binny. During the meeting they have shortlisted 20 players for the approaching ODI World Cup.
The results of Indian keeper-batter Rishabh Pant's MRI scans of brain and spine are normal. According to reports, the 25-year-old had to undergo plastic surgery to manage his facial injuries, lacerated wounds and abrasions
Indian Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant met with an accident near Uttarakhand’s Roorkee early on Friday morning and suffered injuries after his car crashed into road dividers and later caught fire. Pant, who is reportedly out of danger, was on his way to his hometown Roorkee from Delhi when the accident occurred.
Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara has stated that he wants to see keeper-batter Sanju Samson getting a long run in the India team. Samson has been named in the Indian squad for the T20I series against Sri Lanka, which begins at the star of January
Team India batter Suryakumar Yadav has shared his first reaction after being named vice-captain of the Indian team for the upcoming T20I series against Sri Lanka. India will be playing three T20Is against Sri Lanka from January 3 to 7. With KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant not part of the T20I squad, it’s Suryakumar who has been elevated to the role of vice-captain for the series.
The Indian selectors have named the white-ball squads for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka at home. While Hardik Pandya has been picked as captain of the T20I squad, Rohit Sharma will return to lead the team in the one-dayers. Among the major developments, keeper-batter Rishabh Pant has been dropped from both squads, while there is no place for Shikhar Dhawan in the one-day team
Pakistan overcame a poor start to end the opening day’s play of the first Test against New Zealand in Karachi in command. Batting first after winning the toss, they found themselves in big trouble at 48/3. Abdullah Shafique (7) and Shan Masood (3) were stumped, while Imam-ul-Haq gave his wicket away after reaching 24.
Saud Shakeel also got a start before he outside-edged Tim Southee and was caught at gully
Ravichandran Ashwin played a key role in India’s win over Bangladesh in the second Test in Dhaka on Sunday, December 25. The visitors were chasing 145 for victory and resumed to their second innings on 45/4. Things got extremely tense for India as they slumped to 74/7 in the first session of play on Day 5.
Fast bowler Scott Boland has been retained in Australia's playing XI for the Boxing Day test against South Africa, which begins on Monday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). The decision was a straightforward one after Josh Hazlewood failed to fully recover from a side strain
England all-rounder Sam Curran created history on Friday, December 23 at the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 player auction, becoming the most expensive purchase in the history of the competition. T20 World Cup winner Curran, who entered the auction at a base price of INR 2 crore was purchased by Punjab Kings (PBKS) for a record INR 18.5 crore. Curran had been part of the same franchise at the start of his IPL career. Following the deal, Curran broke the previous record held by for South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris, who was purchased by Rajasthan Royals (RR) for INR 16.25 crore ahead of the 2021 season
Team India pacer Umesh Yadav was the star performer for the side on Day 1 of the second Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka on Thursday, December 22. He claimed 4/25 in 15 overs as India bowled out Bangladesh for 227 after losing the toss and bowling first. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin also got 4/71, while comeback man Jaydev Unadkat also impressed with 2/50
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Team India bowling coach Paras Mhambrey praised stand-in captain KL Rahul after Day 4 of the Chattogram Test against Bangladesh, stating that he rotated the bowlers very well and kept the pressure on the opposition.
Team India pacer Mohammed Siraj has admitted that he prefers bowling wobble-seam deliveries because he has tasted success with it. The 28-year-old was one of the star performers on Day 2 of the Chattogram Test against Bangladesh
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the final list of players for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 mini auction, which will be held in Kohli on December 23. While 991 players had registered for auction initially, the organizers have pruned the list to 405. The initial final list had names of 369 players, but an additional 36 players added to the auction on franchises’ request.
England have tasted amazing success in Test cricket in a short span of time using the ‘Bazball’ approach under new captain Ben Stokes and coach Brendon McCullum. On Monday, December 12, they added a new glorious chapter to their Test history, registering a 26-run win in Multan to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series
India women skipper Harmanpreet Kaur praised Richa Ghosh after the batter played a key role in the team’s close victory over Australia Women in the second T20I DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai.
on Sunday, December 11. Ghosh, batting at No.5, smashed an unbeaten on 26 runs off 13 balls, which included three sixes
Team India batter Ishan Kishan created history on Saturday, December 10, shattering the record for the fastest double hundred in men’s ODIs. The left-hander clobbered 210 off 131 balls in the third one-dayer of the series against Bangladesh in Chattogram. His reached 200 in 126 balls, breaking the previous record for the fastest men’s one-day hundred with ease - Chris Gayle (138 balls).
Team India head coach Rahul Dravid hailed skipper Rohit Sharma for going out to bat in the second ODI against Bangladesh despite a thumb injury. The Indian captain hurt his hand very early in the match while trying to take a catch in the slip. He had to be taken to the hospital for scans.
Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh believes that young Shubman Gill is a strong contender to open the batting for the team during the 2023 ODI World Cup, which will be played in India. Yuvraj described Gill as a hardworking person, who is doing all the right things.
Team India skipper Rohit Sharma lamented the lack of runs after the team’s one-wicket loss in the first one-dayer against Bangladesh in Dhaka on Sunday, December. He, however, also conceded that the bowlers could have done a better job in the last 10 overs of the match.
Arthur Morris, the man, and legend behind Bradman's unstoppable squad of the 1940s, was once asked why he left cricket. His response was a simple comment: “Poverty.” Any celebrated cricketer today, 80 years later, would give a dramatically different response to the same question.
These days, it is not even unusual to see numerous cricketers dabbling in new enterprises in order to make sure that they will have a good wage even after hanging up their gloves.
Cricket was invented more than 300 years ago and has grown into a worldwide phenomenon. The sport is popular in many parts of the world, but India is a country that is absolutely crazy about cricket. In fact, IPL and cricket are the most popular forms of entertainment across India with hundreds of millions of devoted fans.
Both New Zealand and Indian captains, Kane Williamson and Shikhar Dhawan, admitted that rain was a major disappointment in the entire series comprising three T20Is and ODIs. The series, somewhat fittingly, ended with an abandoned game in Christchurch on Wednesday, November 30.
Former Australian captain Steve Waugh reckons that too much cricket is being played currently. Referring to the recently-concluded one-day series between the Aussies and T20 world champions England, he lamented that Australia "has almost overdosed" on the game, as a result of which there was hardly any interest in the series between the two sides.
Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir has claimed that the Indian Premier League (IPL) is the best thing to have happened to Indian cricket. He also stated that it was unfair to blame the league for the national team’s poor performance, adding that only the players must be held accountable.
Young Team India batter Shubman Gill has stated that he not thinking of the possibility of being a regular member of the ODI outfit as of now. He asserted that his aim presently is to make the most of his opportunities and leave an impact.
New Zealand came up with an excellent effort to beat India by seven wickets in the first one-dayer in Auckland on Friday, November 25 and go 1-0 up in the three-match series. Sent into bat after losing the toss, the Men in Blue put up 306/7 as Shreyas Iyer (80), Shikhar Dhawan (72) and Shubman Gill (50) struck half-centuries, while Washington Sundar (37* off 16) played a nice cameo. However, in the chase, Tom Latham struck a brilliant 145* off 104 balls as the hosts cruised to victory in 47.1 overs. Latham and Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson (94* off 98) added an unbroken 221 runs for the fourth wicket.
Veteran Team India opener Shikhar Dhawan has asserted that he has matured as a leader and does not hesitate in taking decisions, putting team goals over an individual. With Rohit Sharma being rested for the New Zealand series, the 36-year-old left-hander will lead the Men in Blue in the three-match one-day series that starts in Auckland on Friday, November 25.
Fast bowler Kuldeep Sen and all-rounder Shahbaz Ahmed have been named as replacements for Yash Dayal and Ravindra Jadeja in India’s squad for the three-match ODI series against Bangladesh, which will be played in December. An official BCCI release on Wednesday, November 23 confirmed the changes.
India's stand-in captain Hardik Pandya opened up on the decision to bench Sanju Samson and Umran Malik during the three-match T20I series against New Zealand. While admitting that those missing out are bound to feel bad, he backed the management’s tactics, pointing out that it was only a three-match series. He also assured that players will get enough chances in the future.
November 21, 2022 is a day N Jagadeesan is unlikely to forget for the rest of his life. And why not? It was day when the Tamil Nadu keeper-batter and opener smashed a number of List A records in the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2022 match against Arunachal Pradesh.
In-form Team India batter Suryakumar Yadav scored a spectacular 111 off 51 balls as the Men in Blue beat New Zealand by 65 runs in the second T20I of the three-match series in Mount Maunganui on Sunday, November 20.
Former India head coach Ravi Shastri has asserted that there is no harm in the team identifying a new captain for the T20I format. He stated very clearly that if that name is all-rounder Hardik Pandya, then so be it.
Former England captain Nasser Hussain reckons that Team India captain Rohit Sharma and coach Rahul Dravid tried to alter the Men in Blue’s style of play after their exit from the T20 World Cup last year. He admitted that while the players were able to implement the changes in bilateral series’, they fell back into the defensive trap in the semi-final of the T20 World Cup 2022.
Based on the BCCI deadline, all 10 Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises have announced their list of released and retained players ahead of the IPL 2023 mini-auction, which will be held in Kochi on December 23. Ahead of the retention announcement, some trades took place as well.
Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan feels that it is imperative for India to groom one more player as leader and not just look at Hardik Pandya alone as future captaincy option. Pathan made the statement keeping the T20 World Cup in 2024. According to him, India must ideally look to create a pool of leaders
England beat Pakistan by five wickets in the T20 World Cup 2022 final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday, November 13 to clinch the coveted trophy. Sam Curran (3/12) and Ben Stokes (52 not out of 49) made the chief contributions in England’s win at the MCG. With the triumph, the England Men’s team now hold both the 50-over and 20-over white-ball crowns.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ramiz Raja has stated that he has tried to motivate the Pakistan cricket team ahead of their T20 World Cup 2022 final against England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday, November 13. Raja revealed that he tried to give the same message to the team that Imran Khan gave when the country won the 1992 World Cup at the same venue 30 years ago.