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Dhawan first Indian to hit ton before lunch, joins list of greats

BENGALURU : Shikhar Dhawan today became the first Indian player to score a century in Test cricket before lunch, joining an esteemed list of former cricketers, including the legendary Don Bradman.

I am a much improved batsman than what I was 2 years ago: Nair

BENGALURU: Karun Nair says he is a much improved batsmen than he was two years ago and has his focus firmly set on his comeback Test against Afghanistan rather than the following A tour of the United Kingdom.

Unhappy state units demand SGM on June 22, BCCI may oblige

New Delhi, May 31: Peeved with the Committee of Administrators (CoA), around 13 state units of the BCCI have demanded a Special General Meeting (SGM) on June 22 to discuss lingering policy issues such as players’ contracts, a long-standing revenue dispute with the ICC, and commercial ventures of the board.

Ireland Test debut ends in five-wicket defeat by Pakistan

Dublin, May 15: Ireland’s debut in Test cricket ended in a five-wicket defeat as Pakistan debutant Imam-ul-Haq hit an unbeaten 74 at Malahide today.

Middle order remains a concern, says KXIP coach Brad Hodge

JAIPUR: KXIP coach Brad Hodge has made no bones about his team’s over reliance on openers Chris Gayle and K L Rahul though he hopes the middle order will deliver going forward in the Indian Premier League.

Army organizes Brotherhood Champions Trophy

KISHTWAR, May 7: The Indian Army organized Brotherhood Champions Trophy Cricket Tournament at historic Chowgan ground, here today.

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Local talent netted in search

TOWNSVILLE’s best and brightest young cricketers had the chance to tap into the knowledge of former England all-rounder Adam Hollioake at Riverway Stadium this week.

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