DHAKA: Far from being bogged down by captaincy, Virat Kohli said he is looking forward to leading an under-fire Indian cricket team in the Asia Cup starting tomorrow even though it is a tough position to be in.
Kohli has been made stand-in captain for the regional mega-event [...]
DHAKA: India and Pakistan get a rare chance to score brownie points when they renew their intense, but intermittent, cricket rivalry in the Asia Cup one-day tournament which opens in Bangladesh on Tuesday.
On-field contests featuring the traditional foes, which attract millions of viewers around the cricket [...]
DHAKA: Bangladesh’s premier all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will miss Saturday’s final one-dayer against Sri Lanka and the first two matches of the Asia Cup after being banned for making a lewd gesture on live television.
Shakib pointed towards his crotch and then towards the camera that [...]
Two Bangladeshi cricketers declared their innocence on Tuesday after confirming they were among those charged with match-fixing following a probe earlier this month by the sport’s world body.
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.
NEW DELHI: Delhi Police have alleged that the International Cricket Council (ICC) knew about bookies meeting international cricketers and inducing them for spot-fixing but did not do much. Delhi Police’s chargesheet in the IPL spot-fixing scandal suggests that several bookies not only tried to ‘corrupt’ some [...]
NEW DELHI: Indian captain MS Dhoni won the toss and chose to bowl against the West Indies in their Group B Champions Trophy match at The Oval on Tuesday.
After winning the toss, MS Dhoni said that it’s overcast and they are looking to exploit the [...]
CARDIFF: Drawn in what is being dubbed as the Group of Death, India will look to carry forward the form they exhibited in the tournament’s warm-up games as they lock horns with South Africa in the Champions Trophy opener on Thursday, which will be their first match outside the sub-continent in 15 [...]
DHAKA: Bangladesh cricketer Mohammad Ashraful on Tuesday “apologised” to his nation after admitting his involvement in fixing matches, adding another sordid chapter to the spot-fixing saga which has already engulfed Indian cricket.
“Forgive me,” Ashraful told reporters at his residence as he confessed his involvement in match and spot-fixing [...]
DHAKA: The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Tuesday suspended former national captain Mohammad Ashraful amid an investigation into fixing, an official said.
“As Ashraful has confessed his involvement in fixing to the ACSU team, so he should not be allowed to play any level of cricket until we get [...]
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