Going by Patnaik’s words, the sellout crowd is set to witness a high-scoring match.
MUMBAI: India spinner Pragyan Ojha on Sunday broke into the top-15 of the ICC rankings for the first time in his career following a strong show against the West Indies in the third Test, in which he took seven wickets.
Six of his seven wickets came in the [...]
NEW DELHI: Recuperating from a “non-malignant tumour” in his left lung, flamboyant Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh said he is “absolutely fine” and would be returning to cricket very soon.
The 29-year-old left-handed batsman withdrew from the upcoming ODI series against the West Indies after revealing that he is being treated [...]
KARACHI: Shahid Afridi’s dispute with former coach Waqar Younis which cost him the captaincy of Pakistan’s cricket team has been resolved after the two met up during the recent series against Sri Lanka in the UAE.
Waqar confirmed that he met Afridi during the one-day series against Sri [...]
India will play the first Test at Melbourne from Dec 26. Leg-spinner Rahul Sharma, who [...]
CHENNAI: It wasn’t too far from being called the Ashwin Test. With nine wickets and a century, the stage was well set when the Tamil Nadu player was guiding India with the bat towards the victory target at Wankhede.
But with two runs to get off the final [...]
MUMBAI: R Ashwin won’t forget the Mumbai Test in a hurry. While he will always cherish the fact that he became only the third Indian cricketer to score a Test hundred and take five wickets in the same match, he will regret not charging back for the second run [...]
MUMBAI: Just a few weeks after winning the World Cup, its man of the tournament – Yuvraj Singh – was diagnosed with ‘lung cancer’.
“He was coughing and vomiting all through the tournament. But we thought it was just the stress, and his desire to excel on the biggest stage… [...]