Thursday, April 9, 2020
India 277 for 4 (Gambhir 97, Dhoni 91*) beat Sri Lanka 274 for 6 (Jayawardene 103*, Sangakkara 48) by six wickets Twenty-eight years on from the match that transformed the history of world cricket, India recaptured the crown that Kapil Dev and his men first lifted at Lord's...
With number of infected cases due to the COVID-19 pandemic on the rise in India, Manoj Badale, majority owner at Rajasthan Royals, feels the prospect of a "shortened" tournament is increasing, but even that would be subject to collaboration between the BCCI and other cricket boards.Badale also said...
Fitness, fielding and finding two or three good fast bowlers are India's focus areas looking ahead to next year's 50-over Women's World Cup in New Zealand. This is the assessment of Harmanpreet Kaur, who also insists T20I captaincy isn't a burden despite her lean returns with the bat...
Cheteshwar Pujara will be back for Saurashtra for the Ranji Trophy 2019-20 final against Bengal, to be held in Rajkot next week, but it's not clear if Ravindra Jadeja will be available for the hosts as they take part in their fourth final in last eight seasons."Cheteshwar will...
Match abandoned India v EnglandIndia were through to their first ever Women's T20 World Cup final after torrential Sydney rain washed out any hopes of even a truncated contest against England, a side they had never beaten in T20 World Cups in five attempts. This now leaves India...
Former India left-arm spinner Sunil Joshi will take over as the chairman of the men's selection committee, which will have a second new face in former India fast bowler Harvinder Singh. Joshi and Harvinder will join the trio of Sarandeep Singh, Devang Gandhi and Jatin Paranjape in...
The cricket world has come to a standstill with all international and domestic fixtures being called off due to the outbreak of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) across the globe, but according to India coach Ravi Shastri this break is a "welcome rest" as far as India players are concerned.Talking...
Mar 25, 2020Saurabh SomaniCloseSaurabh Somani is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfoChandrakant Pandit, the former India player and one of the most successful coaches in Indian domestic cricket, has decided to move from Vidarbha to Madhya Pradesh for the 2020-21 season. Pandit had coached Vidarbha to back-to-back triumphs in...
Mithali Raj, Indian Women's ODI captain, believes the BCCI should not "wait forever" to organise the women's IPL, and wants the inaugural tournament to be held in 2021. Raj, currently the most experienced player in women's cricket, said that the women's IPL could initially be on a "smaller...
Harmanpreet Kaur revealed that India had paid particular attention to the importance of topping the group stage at the World Cup because it would be the deciding factor in the case of a washed out semi-final which proved to be the case against England in Sydney.India opened their...