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Sanju Samson fails Yo-Yo test, left out of India A squad for England tour?

Mumbai: India’s youth batting sensation Sanju Samson has been left out of  India ‘A’ squad to tour England, after he failed a Yo-Yo test.

Video goes viral: Did KXIP co-owner Preity Zinta take a sly dig at Mumbai...

Pune: While her team Kings XI Punjab were knocked out of the contention to make it to the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 playoffs, their co-owner and Bollywood actress Preity Zinta has managed to grab the attention of cricket watchers for apparently taking a dig at Mumbai Indians (MI).

Kuldeep Yadav becomes first left-arm spinner to pick five wickets in T20Is

Manchester: Kuldeep Yadav shone the brightest in India's eight-wicket triumph over England in the first T20 International on Tuesday, grabbing five for a 24 in a match-winning spell.

Ireland vs India, 2nd T20: Hosts win toss, elect to field

Dublin: After winning the opening contest in fine fashion, Team India will look to seal the two-match T20I series when the two sides play in the final counter at the Malahide Cricket Club Ground on Friday.

IPL 2018: Ben Stokes goes from MVP to Royal disappointment for Rajasthan

New Delhi: Fourth months after splashing out $1.97 million to secure the services of Ben Stokes, Rajasthan Royals cannot be faulted for regretting the splurge as they struggle to stay afloat in this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL).

I probably spent 4 days in tears after ball-tampering scandal: Steve Smith

Sydney: Former Australia captain Steve Smith says he cried for four days as he tried to cope with the fallout from the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa in March.

Won’t lessen current sanctions on banned players, says Cricket Australia

Melbourne: Australian cricket governing body, Cricket Australia (CA), has made it clear that they are not considering to soften their stand on the one-year ban imposed on former team skipper Steve Smith and opener David Warner for their role in the ball-tampering scandal.

Women’s cricket team coach Tushar Arothe resigns

Mumbai: Tushar Arothe, the 51-year-old coach of the Indian women’s team has tendered his resignation to the cricket board, it is learnt here.

Talent or Nepotism? Twitter divided over Arjun Tendulkar’s India U-19 team selection

Mumbai: Arjun Tendulkar, son of Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar, was on Thursday named in an Under-19 squad for two four-day matches in Sri Lanka.

India have the most complete fast-bowling attack right now: Sachin Tendulkar

New Delhi: The legendary Sachin Tendulkar feels India have headed to the gruelling tour of England with "the most complete fast-bowling attack in many many years", a "luxury" that was not there during his 24 years in international cricket.


Former captains flip out over plans to scrap coin toss

A ritual since the first Test between Australia and England in 1877 risks extinction when the Cricket Committee of the ICC meet in Mumbai later this month to discuss the issue.