JOHANNESBURG: Australia’s hopes of levelling the series soared as South Africa suffered a batting collapse on the first day of the second and final Test at the Wanderers Stadium on Thursday.
South Africa were bowled out for 266, losing their last six wickets for 25 runs on a [...]
NEW DELHI: Former cricketer Vinod Kambli on Thursday raised suspicion on the 1996 World Cup semifinal between India and Sri Lanka and said he found “something amiss” in the game which brought an end to his international career.
Kambli, who scored 1084 runs in 17 Tests and 2477 [...]
Sharma was rewarded for his consistent performance in domestic circuit with the selectors drafting him in place of [...]
JOHANNESBURG: South Africa scored rapidly but lost four wickets before tea against a depleted Australian bowling attack on the first day of the second and final Test at the Wanderers Stadium on Thursday.
South Africa were 213 for four at tea, failing to take full advantage [...]
KOLKATA: Batting genius Sachin Tendulkar has promised to donate the bat with which he scores his 100th international century to the proposed cricket museum at the Eden Gardens, a Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) official claimed Thursday.
“Sachin has told us that he would donate the [...]
JOHANNESBURG: Australia dismissed both South Africa’s openers early on the first day of the second and final Test at the Wanderers Stadium on Thursday before the hosts fought back through Jacques Kallis.
South Africa were 107 for two at lunch, with Kallis on 43 not out [...]
KOLKATA: The Eden Gardens track once again drew criticism from Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni for being too flat without any turn and bounce as the home side struggled to bowl out West Indies in their second innings before coasting to a series-clinching victory on Thursday.
KOLKATA: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday credited the entire team for the series-clinching win in the second Test against the West Indies and said it was heartening to see his young bowlers “hunting in packs”.
India crushed the West Indies by an innings and 15 runs [...]
DUBAI: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq hopes his team can learn from its mistakes and show improvement in the third one-day international against Sri Lanka on Friday.
Pakistan won the first of five matches by eight wickets last week but allowed Sri Lanka to level the series with a 25-run victory [...]
JOHANNESBURG: South African captain Graeme Smith won the toss and chose to bat in the decisive second Test against Australia at the Wanderers on Thursday.
Australia handed 18-year-old fast bowler Pat Cummins his Test debut.
Cummins replaced Ryan Harris as one of two changes [...]