NEW DELHI: Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal’s joke on Sachin Tendulkar may not go down well with the batting legend’s fan. In an interview to Wisden India, Ajmal has jokingly said that Tendulkar was forced to retire from ODI after being dismissed by him in the Asia Cup last year.
KARACHI: Fans and former players slammed Pakistan’s preparation and tactics on Monday after the side’s heavy defeat at the hands of arch-rivals India in the World Twenty20.
Pakistan, one of the pre-tournament favourites, went down by eight wickets in the Super Eights match at Premadasa stadium in Colombo on Sunday, watched by millions [...]
COLOMBO: This is a warm-up match that actually isn’t one. The idea of a warm-up is to try out different combinations that works best for the team, give players a feel of the real thing and at the same time gauge the strengths and weaknesses of your squad as well as that of your [...]
NEW DELHI: Sachin Tendulkar is facing unprecedented calls to retire after a string of failures fuelled speculation that time had finally caught up with India’s cricket icon.
Tendulkar, who is now 39, has shouldered the hopes of a nation for 23 years, in the process becoming the world’s leading run-getter [...]
DUBAI: Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore believes his side will have the edge over Australia in the one-day international and Twenty20 series in the United Arab Emirates as they are more familiar with conditions and the visitors are dealing with injuries and retirements.
The teams meet in three ODIs and three [...]
NEW DELHI: The Indian under-19 cricketers haven’t quite enjoyed the dominance over Pakistan as their senior team has in World Cup matches. In fact, the Indian colts went into their quarterfinal clash against Pakistan in Townsville (Australia) on Monday with the dubious record of having lost five of their last six World [...]
“We interacted with Sachin. He tried to give a lot of positive feedback and shared with us some of the experiences he had in the [...]
HAMBANTOTA: After starting the new season with a comfortable victory, favourites India will be aiming to keep up the momentum when they take on hosts Sri Lanka in the second ODI on Tuesday.
India cruised to a 21-run win against the islanders in the opening ODI — courtesy the in-form [...]
NAGPUR: Last one year was like a dream for Umesh Yadav. The Vidarbha pacer made an immediate impact after he was drafted into the national side. He bowled exceptionally well on flat wickets in the home series against West Indies and was easily the pick of the India bowlers during the Australian [...]
NEW DELHI: India’s cricket chiefs are confident they will secure the government’s clearance to host Pakistan for a short tour later this year, an official said on Tuesday.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has invited Pakistan to play three one-dayers and two Twenty20 matches in [...]
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