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I would like current playing conditions to change: Dhoni

MELBOURNE: A staunch critic of the ICC’s four-fielder theory which has led to regular run-riots in one-dayers, India cricket captain Mahendra Singh feels the current rule should be changed as… Read more »

Our pacers should play less domestic games Dhoni

Our pacers should play less domestic games: Dhoni

MELBOURNE: The biggest positive for the Indian cricket team in this World Cup has been the performance of its pacers and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that the trio of… Read more »

Formidable India take on mighty Aus in WC semis

Formidable India take on mighty Aus in WC semis

SYDNEY: In top form after blowing away rival teams one after another, India will face their toughest test when the defending champions take on a formidable Australia in what promises… Read more »

ICC differs with own president, backs its umpires

ICC differs with own president, backs its umpires

MELBOURNE: Rejecting its own President’s criticism of the umpiring during Bangladesh’s World Cup quarterfinal loss to India, the International Cricket Council (ICC) today said Mustafa Kamal’s outburst against the match… Read more »

Peeved BCB to take up Rohit 'no-ball' with ICC

Peeved BCB to take up Rohit ‘no-ball’ with ICC

MELBOURNE: Outraged by the umpiring in Bangladesh’s World Cup quarterfinal loss to India here, the country’s Cricket Board is all set to lodge a protest in the ICC and has… Read more »

Cricket is like circle of life, a great leveller Dhoni

Cricket is like circle of life, a great leveler: Dhoni

SYDNEY: Mahendra Singh Dhoni was blissfully unaware that he has now led Indian team to 100 victories in ODIs after the World Cup quarterfinal win against Bangladesh and he feels… Read more »

World Cup is a prestigious stage for me Rohit

World Cup is a prestigious stage for me: Rohit

SYDNEY: Refusing to rate his match-winning ton against Bangladesh in the quarter-final, Indian top-order batsman Rohit Sharma said the ongoing cricket World Cup campaign is a very prestigious stage and… Read more »

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Virat is a big occasion player: Dhoni

SYDNEY: It has been a lull after storm for Indian cricket player Virat Kohli in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup but his skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni stood firmly behind… Read more »

India ready for upbeat Bangladesh in WC quarters

India ready for upbeat Bangladesh in WC quarters

MELBOURNE: Having decimated six oppositions without much trouble, India’s real title defense starts with a tricky quarter-final clash against a confident Bangladesh in the ICC Cricket World Cup, here on… Read more »

Don''t know what''s a good target for India Mashrafe Mortaza

Don’t know what’s a good target for India: Mashrafe Mortaza

MELBOURNE: Wary of the damage that India’s in-form top-order batting can cause, Bangladesh cricket captain Mashrafe Mortaza today said he does not know what would be a good score if… Read more »

I look best when my bowlers are doing wellDhoni

I look best when my bowlers are doing well: Dhoni

AUCKLAND: Mahendra Singh Dhoni has received rich praise for his captaincy so far in the World Cup but he feels it is the performance of his bowlers that makes him… Read more »

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Shami, Umesh on course to become world-class bowlers: Akhtar

NEW DELHI: Impressed by Mohammad Shami and Umesh Yadav’s “mature performance” in the ongoing cricket World Cup, former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar feels the duo are on the path to… Read more »

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New Zealand beat Australia in thriller, enter WC quarters

AUCKLAND: New Zealand today became the first team to enter the Cricket World Cup quarterfinals, clinching a nerve-wrecking one-wicket triumph over four-time champions Australia after dismissing them for their second… Read more »

De Villiers' sensational batting sinks West Indies

De Villiers’ sensational batting sinks West Indies

SYDNEY: Skipper A B de Villiers hammered the fastest 150 in ODI history as he led South Africa to a record-equaling 257-run win over the West Indies in a Pool… Read more »

Keeping calm under pressure is key to success Dhawan

Keeping calm under pressure is key to success: Dhawan

PERTH: Attributing his brilliant World Cup form to a calm mind and hard work, Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan today said he managed to come out of a lean patch by… Read more »

Record 288 million viewers tuned in for India-Pak WC clash

Record 288 million viewers tuned in for India-Pak WC clash

MUMBAI: The most anticipated clash of the cricket World Cup created Indian television history as 288 million viewers tuned in to watch the defending champions take on Pakistan on February… Read more »

Will split Test and ODI series during future tours CA CEO

Will split Test and ODI series during future tours: CA CEO

PERTH: The Indian cricket team’s 2014-15 tour of Australia is the last time when it would have played both the Tests and tri-nation ODI series together as it will be… Read more »

Rohit gets ESPNcricinfo award for best ODI batting show

Rohit gets ESPNcricinfo award for best ODI batting show

NEW DELHI: Indian batsman Rohit Sharma’s record breaking 264 against Sri Lanka has been named as the best ODI batting performance in 2014 by ESPNcricinfo awards that also honored the… Read more »

ED issues Rs 425cr FEMA notice to BCCI,IPL and others

ED issues Rs 425cr FEMA notice to BCCI, IPL and others

MUMBAI: The Enforcement Directorate has slapped a Rs 425 crore show cause notice against BCCI, IPL, their officials and private multimedia firms for alleged contravention of forex laws in awarding… Read more »

Ireland shock West Indies by 4 wickets

Ireland shock West Indies by 4 wickets

NELSON, New Zealand: Ireland justified their giant-killer tag by creating the first major upset of the cricket World Cup, shocking West Indies by four wickets in their opening encounter at… Read more »