Pakistan were 100 for three in their second innings at the close, a lead [...]
Sammy’s men are buoyed by victory in the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka last month following [...]
LAHORE: The security delegation it is planning to send notwithstanding, Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Ashraf is confident that the national team would be provided well looked after during their upcoming tour to India.
Ashraf told reporters in Bahawalpur that the BCCI had assured them [...]
MUMBAI: Sachin Tendulkar roared back to form ahead of the upcoming Test series against England with a strokeful 137, while Ajinkya Rahane remained unbeaten on 105 to help Mumbai pile up 344 for four against Railways on the opening day of their four-day Ranji Trophy match on Friday.
Rohit Sharma has been going through a lean patch for some time now. Regarded as a highly talented youngster, the batsman with amazing wrists and sublime timing talks to TOI about his recent batting failures, the support he has received from the team, and much more. Excerpts…
Luck didn’t favour India [...]
A key reason why the West Indies won the just-concluded World T20 was the fact that both opponents and analysts made the mistake of seeing them as a team heavily dependent on Chris Gayle, in particular, and their big-hitting batsmen in general.
Teams assumed, therefore, that if they could rein in Gayle and [...]
GALLE: Away from the hype surrounding the men’s tournament, the Women’s World Twenty20 will start on Wednesday but India’s campaign will kick off a day later when they take on Australia on Thursday.
The tournament will kicks off with hosts Sri Lanka taking on South Africa in the opening match at Galle [...]
NEW DELHI: Indian captain MS Dhoni won the toss and chose to bat against Pakistan in the World Twenty20 warm-up match at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Monday.
Their tails up after an easy outing against hosts Sri Lanka, India would like to keep the winning momentum going.
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 [...]
LAHORE: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has ruffled feathers in the Pakistan Cricket Board and in government circles by suggesting that the PCB should avoid inviting foreign teams to the country because of the security situation.
Former speedster, who regularly used to clash with the establishment [...]