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Dhoni liked my version of helicopter shot: Pandya
  • Dhoni liked my version of helicopter shot: Pandya(12:50)
    New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) All-rounder Hardik Pandya has been in great touch in the ongoing edition of the IPL. In the nine matches, he has scored 218 runs at 194.64 strike rate and has picked up eight wickets for the Mumbai Indians (MI).
Challenging task to play in new category: Amit Panghal
  • Challenging task to play in new category: Amit Panghal(12:42)
    By Kaushik Kumar
    Bangkok, April 19 (IANS) Asian Games gold-medallist Amit Panghal will make his competitive debut in the new weight class of 52 kg in the Asian Boxing Championship which begins here on Friday, and is eyeing the tournament as a platform to understand the strength and weaknesses of Asian boxers in the new category.
Hardik's work ethics are second to none: Krunal
  • Hardik's work ethics are second to none: Krunal(11:44)
    New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Flamboyant all-rounder Hardik Pandya was out of the Indian cricket for almost six months, owing to a back injury and a suspension he got from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for his comments on a chat show.
KXIP start as favourites at Delhi's home (Preview)
  • KXIP start as favourites at Delhi's home (Preview)(11:02)
    By Baidurjo Bhose
    New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The wicket at the Ferozeshah Kotla once again came back to haunt Delhi Capitals and stop their three-match winning momentum on Thursday. And Kings XI Punjab will look to feed off that very advantage when they come to the Kotla on Saturday with some quality spinners in a side led by none other than R. Ashwin.
Rohit Sharma 3rd Indian to score 8K T20 runs
  • Rohit Sharma 3rd Indian to score 8K T20 runs(09:56)
    New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Explosive opener Rohit Sharma has become the third Indian batsman to score 8,000 runs in T20 cricket. He achieved the feat while playing for Mumbai Indians against Delhi Capitals in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
MI outplayed us in all departments: Shreyas Iyer
  • MI outplayed us in all departments: Shreyas Iyer(09:46)
    New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Delhi Capitals (DC) skipper Shreyas Iyer conceded that his side was outplayed in all the three departments by the Mumbai Indians (MI) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash.
Rohit all praise for Chahar post Delhi win
  • Rohit all praise for Chahar post Delhi win(09:40)
    New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma has heaped praises on Rahul Chahar for playing a crucial part in his team's thumping 40-run win over the Delhi Capitals in the ongoing IPL, saying the young spinner has a good attitude and is always clear about his plans and executes them well.
Clinical Mumbai thrash lacklustre Delhi by 40 runs (Lead)
  • Clinical Mumbai thrash lacklustre Delhi by 40 runs (Lead)(23:40)
    By Baidurjo Bhose
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Rishabh Pant had started Delhi Capitals' journey in the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League by smashing Mumbai Indians pacer Jasprit Bumrah all over the park in their opening encounter in Mumbai. But Bumrah got his revenge at the Ferozeshah Kotla on Thursday as he sent Pant's off-stump for a walk in the park. With that ended DC's hope as they finished on 128/9, losing the game by 40 runs.
Pandya brothers take MI to 168/5 against DC
  • Pandya brothers take MI to 168/5 against DC(21:58)
    By Baidurjo Bhose
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Hardik Pandya (32 off 15 balls) and Krunal Pandya (37* off 26 balls) provided the late flourish as Mumbai Indians (MI) scored 168/5 in 20 overs against Delhi Capitals (DC) in their Indian Premier League clash at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Thursday.
Kohli thanks Dhoni for backing him as a youngster
  • Kohli thanks Dhoni for backing him as a youngster(21:12)
    Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Showering praise on former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India skipper Virat Kohli said on Thursday that he was lucky to have him in the team and it was unfortunate to see people criticising the "captain cool".
WC squad out, Pandya and Rahul await Jain's clearance
  • WC squad out, Pandya and Rahul await Jain's clearance(21:02)
    By Baidurjo Bhose
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Indian selectors have named the 15-member squad for the upcoming World Cup. While both all-rounder Hardik Pandya and opener K.L. Rahul are part of the squad, they are yet to get clearance from BCCI ombudsman D.K. Jain for making inappropriate comments in a television chat show.
Siriwardana, Vandersay, Mendis in Sri Lanka WC squad
  • Siriwardana, Vandersay, Mendis in Sri Lanka WC squad(20:26)
    Colombo, April 18 (IANS) Milinda Siriwardana, Jeffrey Vandersay and Jeevan Mendis made comebacks as Sri Lanka on Thursday announced their 15-man squad for the World Cup starting May 30 in England and Wales.
Russell skips training after injuring shoulder
  • Russell skips training after injuring shoulder(20:26)
    Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) While Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have not ruled him out of their crucial Indian Premier League (IPL) game against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Friday, Andre Russell skipped practice on Thursday following a left shoulder injury after being hit by a bouncer.
Players can now focus on IPL post WC selection: Karthik
  • Players can now focus on IPL post WC selection: Karthik(19:56)
    Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) With the World Cup team selection now done, players can focus back on the Indian Premier League (IPL), feels Dinesh Karthik, who pipped Rishabh Pant for a place in the 15-member India squad for the showpiece event starting May 30 in England and Wales.
Mumbai opt to bat against Delhi (Toss)
  • Mumbai opt to bat against Delhi (Toss)(19:44)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Mumbai Indians' skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bat against Delhi Capitals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Thursday.
  • Chandigarh to host Asian Billiards, Snooker C'ships(19:42)
    Chandigarh, April 18 (IANS) Chandigarh will host the 18th Asian Billiards, the 20th Under-21 Asian Snooker Championship and the 3rd Ladies Asian Snooker Championship from April 27 to May 3, officials of the Punjab Billiards and Snooker Association (PBSA) said here on Thursday.
South Africa pick Amla and Steyn in WC squad
  • South Africa pick Amla and Steyn in WC squad(19:38)
    Cape Town, April 18 (IANS) South Africa have backed senior players Hashim Amla and Dale Steyn as they picked their 15-man squad for the 2019 ICC World Cup in England and Wales.
Amir, Asif missing from Pakistan WC 2019 squad
  • Amir, Asif missing from Pakistan WC 2019 squad(19:26)
    Lahore, April 18 (IANS) Pacer Mohammad Amir failed to find a place in Pakistans 15-man preliminary squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup, starting May 30 in England, but has been included for the ODI series against England.
Saini has all ingredients to be a good bowler: Nehra
  • Saini has all ingredients to be a good bowler: Nehra(18:58)
    Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) A day after he was named a stand-by for the World Cup, former India pacer Ashish Nehra heaped praise on Navdeep Saini, saying the Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer has got all the ingredients to be a good bowler as he has the confidence to excel.
Akram, Vengsarkar to officially launch Euro T20 Slam
  • Akram, Vengsarkar to officially launch Euro T20 Slam(18:24)
    Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram and former India skipper Dilip Vengsarkar will make the official announcement of the first-ever continent-based league -- Euro T20 Slam in Dublin on April 30.
Can't plan to dismiss greats like Kohli, ABD: Gopal
  • Can't plan to dismiss greats like Kohli, ABD: Gopal(16:30)
    By Kaushik Kumar
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) April 2 will always be etched in the memory of leg-spinner Shreyas Gopal. Playing for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL), he picked three wickets against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to help his team register a 7-wicket win. More than the win, it was the wickets that he scalped that will stay with him forever -- Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers and upcoming Windies talent Shimron Hetmyer.