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Sachin greater than Bradman, claims book with ‘evidence’

NEW DELHI: The jury is still out on whether Sachin Tendulkar retired a greater batsman than late Australian legend Don Bradman but a Chennai-based author claims to have found the… Read more »

India drop to 2nd but Kohli, Ashwin rise in ICC rankings

India drop to 2nd but Kohli, Ashwin rise in ICC rankings

DUBAI: India lost their number one status to Sri Lanka after being defeated in the World Twenty20 final but star batsman Virat Kohli and spinner R Ashwin today attained career-high positions… Read more »

Sports Ministry asks BCCI to keep check on corru

Sports Ministry asks BCCI to keep check on corruption in IPL

NEW DELHI: The Sports Ministry today asked the BCCI to furnish details on a number of issues, including mechanisms put in place by the Cricket Board, to ensure that unethical… Read more »

BCCI complies with SC order, removes all India Cements staff

BCCI complies with SC order, removes all India Cements staff

MUMBAI: Complying with the Supreme Court’s order, the BCCI has given marching orders to all the employees of India Cements or its associate companies who were also part of the… Read more »

SC proposes Srini removal, suggests Gavaskar as BCCI Prez

SC proposes Srini removal, suggests Gavaskar as BCCI Prez

NEW DELHI: In a big setback to BCCI President N Srinivasan, the Supreme Court today proposed his replacement by Sunil Gavaskar and suspension of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) along with… Read more »

I'll be happy to take up BCCI job

I’ll be happy to take up BCCI job: Gavaskar

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India on Thursday proposed Sunil Gavaskar’s name as replacement for N Srinivasan as Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President and the… Read more »

IPL first half goes to UAE, final leg in India

IPL first half goes to UAE, final leg in India

NEW DELHI: United Arab Emirates will stage the initial phase of the IPL while Bangladesh was kept on standby for some of the matches by the BCCI, ending weeks of… Read more »

60-70 per cent of IPL 7 matches to be held in India Biswal

60-70 per cent of IPL 7 matches to be held in India: Biswal

NEW DELHI: With the dates of the general elections finalized, IPL chairman Ranjib Biswal today said 60 to 70 per cent matches in the seventh edition of the Twenty20 tournament… Read more »

Not shocked by loss, impressed with team's character Kohli

Not shocked by loss, impressed with team’s character: Kohli

MIRPUR, Bangladesh: His team is on the verge of being knocked out of the Asia Cup after back-to-back losses but India’s stand-in skipper Virat Kohli said he is not at… Read more »

Dhoni harps on positives but has nothing to show

Dhoni harps on positives but has nothing to show

WELLINGTON: India’s dismal overseas Test record is threatening to hit Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s run as captain but the man in the line of fire continues to harp on the “positives”… Read more »

Kuldeep's hat-trick takes India to U-19 World Cup quarters

Kuldeep’s hat-trick takes India to U-19 World Cup quarters

DUBAI: Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav became the first Indian bowler to grab a hat-trick in the under-19 cricket World Cup before the defending champions entered the quarterfinals with a patchy… Read more »

IPL could be shifted to SAfrica due to electionsBiswal

IPL could be shifted to SAfrica due to elections: Biswal

BANGALORE: The seventh edition of the high-profile Indian Premier League could be shifted to South Africa due to the security concerns posed by the upcoming General Elections, the dates of… Read more »

IPL auction will be held as scheduled Rajeev Shukla

IPL auction will be held as scheduled: Rajeev Shukla

NEW DELHI: The BCCI today said that the IPL auction will go ahead as scheduled despite the Mudgal Committee report finding the involvement of Chennai Super Kings Team Principal Gurunath… Read more »

Pietersen's ncredibleEngland journey ends abruptly

Pietersen’s ‘incredible’ England journey ends abruptly

LONDON: Maverick England batsman Kevin Pietersen’s brilliant but controversial international career has come to an abrupt end with his announcement that his “incredible journey” was over as he would no… Read more »

Let's shift the focus away from Leander and Mahesh now Somdev

Let’s shift the focus away from Leander and Mahesh now: Somdev

INDORE: With India’s recent Davis Cup triumph against Chinese Taipei coming without the experience of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi, the country’s numero uno Tennis singles player Somdev Devvarman feels… Read more »

Tiger Woods arriving in India on Tuesday on personal visit

Tiger Woods arriving in India on Tuesday

DUBAI: Star golfer Tiger Woods, who is all set to arrive in New Delhi on Tuesday, said that his dream of visiting India will finally be realized as his “friend”… Read more »

Set to gain from ICC overhaul, BCCI backs revamp plan

Set to gain from ICC overhaul, BCCI backs revamp plan

CHENNAI: Set to benefit immensely from the structural overhaul of the ICC, the BCCI today unanimously backed the plan which would cede executive decision-making in world cricket to India, Australia… Read more »

India surrender top ODI ranking after back-to-back defeats

India surrender top ODI ranking after back-to-back defeats

HAMILTON: India were Wednesday dethroned as the number one ODI team after they suffered an agonizing 15-run defeat in a rain-truncated second cricket one-dayer against New Zealand, who have now… Read more »

Kiwis name settled squad for ODI series against India

Kiwis name “settled” squad for ODI series against India

NAPIER: New Zealand today named a virtually unchanged squad for the upcoming ODI series against India with the selectors keeping faith in players who drew the recent five-match home assignment… Read more »

India have by far the best

India have by far the best young batsmen: Chappell

NEW DELHI: Effusive in his praise for the Indian batsmen, former Australia captain Ian Chappell has said that the side is currently producing “by far the best” crop of young… Read more »