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Rohit hails Karthik’s last ball brilliance

Colombo, Mar 19 (IANS): Skipper Rohit Sharma is relieved that his gamble of holding back Dinesh Karthik behind rookie all-rounder Vijay Shankar paid off after the stumper's last ball six helped India to a four-wicket win over Bangladesh and to lift the Nidahas T20 tri-series trophy.

IPL: McClenaghan in for injured Behrendorff in Mumbai squad

Mumbai, Mar 19 (IANS): New Zealand pacer Mitchell McClenaghan has replaced injured Jason Behrendorff in the Mumbai Indians squad for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), it was announced on Monday.

Vidarbha clinch Irani Cup title for 1st time

Nagpur, Mar 18 (IANS): Ranji Trophy winners Vidarbha grabbed their second title in the domestic cricket season as they won the Irani Cup thanks to their huge first innings total against Rest of India here on Sunday.

Eden Gardens to host West Indies T20I

Kolkata, Mar 17 (IANS): The one-off Twenty 20 International during the West Indies' tour of India will be held on November 4 at the Eden Gardens, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president and former India captain Sourav Ganguly said on Saturday.

Bangladesh-Sri Lanka match marred by controversy

Colombo, Mar 17 (IANS): The Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket match of the Nidahas Trophy between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh on Friday was marred by some unpleasant actions at the ground.

Spinner Narine reported for suspect action in PSL

Lahore, Mar 16 (IANS): West Indian mystery spinner Sunil Narine has once again been reported for suspect bowling action, this time during the Pakistan Super League game between Lahore Qalandars and Quetta Gladiators.

Chandigarh to host first sports Lit-fest

Chandigarh, Mar 12 (IANS): Chandigarh is all set to host the first sports literature festival that will bring together sports personalities who have either written books or have been the subject of one or more books themselves, organisers of the festival said on Monday.

Paytm named official umpire partner for IPL

New Delhi, Mar 12 (IANS): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced its association with Paytm as the official umpire partner of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the next five years.

Sport instils confidence in children: Suniel Shetty

Mumbai, March 11 (IANS): Actor Suniel Shetty believes sports is important to instil confidence in children.

Nidahas Trophy: Bangladesh stun Sri Lanka in high-scoring affair

Colombo, March 11 (IANS): Bangladesh pulled off a five-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in their second match of the Nidahas Trophy Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket tri-series here at R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium on Saturday.


Moeen Ali blasts England’s second-quickest ODI ton off 53 balls as...

MOEEN ALI blasted England's second-quickest one-day international ton as the hosts racked up 369-9 against the West Indies at Bristol.