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Jadeja hits six sixes in an over ahead of South Africa tour

Swashbuckling all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja smashed six sixes in an over in a local cricket match, sending selectors a reminder of his short-form prowess after being omitted from India's recent Twenty20 squads.

‘Joban has never been to UK or Australia’

Baljeet Joban, the father of former Delhi age-group cricketer Sobers Joban caught in the Ashes spot-fixing controversy, says his son has never even been to England or Australia, let alone fix matches involving the two countries.

Big time cricket back in City of Destiny

Big time cricket is back again.

Injured Ishant to miss Ranji semifinal

Nursing an ankle ‘niggle’, Ishant Sharma will stay away from Delhi’s Ranji Trophy semifinal against Bengal to be played in Pune from December 17 to 21.

Ekta Bisht scalps five

HYDERABAD: Left-arm spinner Ekta Bisht’s spell of five for 18 fashioned a five-wicket win for Railways over Himachal Pradesh in the senior women’s one-day league cricket tournament’s Group-A match here on Thursday.

Cricket bookies with international links arrested

In a major catch, the North Zone police arrested a 13-member cricket betting gang, which allegedly has links with the neighbouring States and some foreign countries.

The Ashes: England needs better application at WACA

Vital cogs: It would do England’s cause a world of good if its two most experienced batsmen Alastair Cook, right, and skipper Joe Root can contribute big as they have done in the past.

Philosophy of team selection: flexibility has to be the key

A couple of generations ago, the chairman of selectors in South Zone, while choosing the side for the Duleep Trophy was keen to appear fair.

Women’s T20 team to play Bangladesh today

India’s Twenty 20 women’s cricket team will play Bangladesh at the International Cricket Stadium on Kanabaragi Road in Belagavi on Tuesday.

Team India to train, cancels SA tour game

India will not play a warm-up match ahead of the Test series in South Africa.


Australian batsman Peter Handscomb confident his technique can handle Ashes heat

Heading into the final round of Shield action before the Ashes squad is announced next Friday, Handscomb said he was keen for a long innings, with the Bushrangers to host Tasmania from Monday, but declared he had adjusted to the local conditions after a year largely spent on the subcontinent.