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India on back foot despite Dhawan ton

Pallekele - Shikhar Dhawan smashed a scintillating century for India, but Sri Lanka's spinners struck five times to leave the tourists on edge after the first day of the third Test on Saturday.Malinda Pushpakumara took three wickets and Lakshan Sanda

13-year-old bowler takes six wickets in an over

London - A 13-year-old schoolboy cricketer in England has taken six wickets in six balls, all of them clean bowled.Luke Robinson produced his match-winning performance this week for Philadelphia Cricket Club's Under-13s, based near Houghton-le-Spring

Jadeja absence gives Sri Lanka hope

Pallekele - The absence of world number one all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja from India's team has given Sri Lanka hope that they can avoid a series whitewash in the third and final Test starting Saturday, home skipper Dinesh Chandimal said.Left-arm spinn

Gibbs: AB is disrespecting the team

Cape Town - Former Proteas batsman Herschelle Gibbs has slammed AB de Villiers on his decision to pick and choose when to play Test cricket. De Villiers, who last played in a Test more than 19 months ago, was sorely missed in the batting order as th

Faf: AB can do whatever he wants

Cape Town - There is no doubt that the Proteas could have done with a player of AB de Villiers' quality in their middle order during their 3-1 Test series loss to England. The Proteas struggled with the bat all series, with collapse after collapse d

SA’s T20 ‘mustn’t just benefit investors’

Cape Town - Cricket South Africa’s T20 Global League is a critically important development in principle ... but self-interest must also be avoided at all costs.So says Tony Irish, CEO of the South African Cricketers’ Association, the body representin

Ex-India rugby player held in triple murder case

New Delhi - A former player with India's rugby team has been arrested over the murders of a police officer and two other people, police said on Thursday.Parmeet Dabas, 28, was arrested in New Delhi last week after police tracked him down to a flat he

Fleming not impressed by Jennings, Malan

Cape Town - Former Australia fast bowler Damien Fleming has fired the first shot in the pre-Ashes mind games describing England's current top order as some of the worst he has ever seen.Fleming has been left unimpressed by the English top-order with

Turbulent Sri Lanka flirt with India whitewash

Pallekele - Sri Lanka are flirting with an embarrassing series whitewash in the third Test against India from Saturday as they struggle with problems on and off the pitch which have thrown the team into turbulence.A series of poor results, the early

India’s Yadav: It’s exciting and nerve-racking

Pallekele - India's Kuldeep Yadav on Wednesday said he felt both excited and nervous before the final Test against Sri Lanka as the left-arm wrist spinner prepared to fill in for suspended star bowler Ravindra Jadeja.Yadav is expected to make the sta


Watch Murali Vijay Celebrate Century in Iconic Antonie Griezmann Style

New Delhi: India opener Murali Vijay notched his 11th Test century and then celebrated like Atletico Madrid star forward Antonie Griezmann at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium in the third Test against Sri Lanka.