NEW DELHI: Already under severe pressure to retain his place in the Test squad, VVS Laxman’s IPL career may just come to a halt as none of the nine franchises are keen on roping in the senior batsman as a full-time player.
Laxman, who was bought by Kochi [...]
COLOMBO: Tillakaratne Dilshan resigned on Monday as the Sri Lankan cricket captain in all three forms of the game, following the team’s disastrous tour of South Africa, officials said.
Sri Lanka lost both the Test and one-day series in South Africa.
Dilshan, 35, took up the captaincy [...]
The match was dead as a contest on the fourth day itself, when Rajasthan managed a huge 326-run [...]
DUBAI: India got back to second place in the ICC ODI team rankings, thanks to Sri Lanka’s two consecutive wins against South Africa in the just concluded five-match series.
India had lost second place to the Proteas after they won the first three ODIs against Sri Lanka, however, the reversal [...]
ADELAIDE: He has a reputation of treating opposition bowlers with disdain but India’s stand-in skipper and dashing opener Virender Sehwag on Monday said the current Australian attack is the best he has faced as it has tested his patience like none before.
Sehwag, who is India’s captain for the fourth [...]
ADELAIDE: It is perhaps the last time that India’s batting trinity of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman will play a Test in Australia and host captain Michael Clarke paid tribute to the veterans, saying they should get the respect they deserve.
ADELAIDE: Australia are aiming for a whitewash but that is easier said than done as skipper Michael Clarke on Monday conceded the conditions at Adelaide Oval are more of India’s liking even though he expects reverse swing to play a crucial role during the fourth and final Test starting on [...]
ADELAIDE: India are considering playing two spinners in the fourth and final Test against Australia and have brought left-armer Pragyan Ojha into the squad for the match, stand-in captain Virender Sehwag said on Monday.
Right-arm off spinner Ravichandran Ashwin also returns to the 12-man squad after missing the [...]
MELBOURNE: Left-arm spinner Brad Hogg will return to international cricket at the age of 40 after being named on Monday in the Australian Twenty20 squad to play two matches against India next month.
Hogg retired from international cricket in 2008 after playing seven Tests and 123 one-day internationals, but mounted [...]
CHENNAI: Rajasthan are well on their way to winning the Ranji Trophy a second time in a row, but there’s a ‘winner’ in the Tamil Nadu ranks too.
Even as the hosts got dismissed for 295 on the fourth afternoon to give Rajasthan a 326-run first-innings lead, Dinesh [...]