MUMBAI: Riding on a brilliant 39-ball 79 (6×4, 6×6) by skipper Rohit Sharma, Mumbai Indians managed yet another home victory, this time against Kings XI Punjab by four runs, to improve their knock-out chances in the annual T20 league here on Monday.
MUMBAI: Saturday’s 58-run win over the fancied Royal Challengers Bangalore made a few things about the Mumbai Indians clear: that this starstudded outfit is almost unstoppable when it plays at its best. That it may just have hit top gear at the perfect time in the competition, [...]
Chris Gayle has got four whirlwind hundreds in the IPL so far. But it’s an eye-opener to find how he plays an ‘average over’. That is six balls. Let’s get down to the number-crunching game.
RCB’s Gayle has score 512 runs in those four innings facing 232 balls. In that, he [...]
PUNE: Pune Warriors found their losing streak too hard to break as they crashed to their 11th consecutive defeat in the franchise-based T20 league, an eight-wicket pummeling by Kings XI Punjab at the Gahunje stadium on Sunday.
Adam Gilchrist’s side outplayed the hosts in every department [...]
KANPUR: A “sad and hassled” Praveen Kumar on Monday refused to speak about the BCCI’s suspension imposed on him, which bars the pacer from playing the inter-state Vijay Hazare Trophy matches for Uttar Pradesh.
“I do not want to talk to media about this ban. I am sad and [...]
HYDERABAD: Yuvraj Singh is celebrating his new lease of life in style. He came within touching distance of bettering his career-best knock in the domestic circuit during the four-day Duleep Trophy semifinal against Central Zone, hitting 208 at the RGIC Stadium on Monday.
He fell just two runs [...]
At stumps, North were in commanding position having scored 346 for 4, riding on Yuvraj’s [...]
NEW DELHI: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) on Tuesday offered a job to Unmukt Chand, star captain of Under-19 world champion cricket team. “We have today felicitated the star cricketer and have decided to make a job offer,” ONGC chairman and managing director Sudhir Vasudeva said in New Delhi.
MUMBAI: The fit-again duo of opening batsman Virender Sehwag and pacer Zaheer Khan is all set to return to the Indian squad after missing the Asia Cup when the selectors meet on Wednesday to choose the side for the upcoming cricket tour of Sri Lanka.
The duo, along [...]
NEW DELHI: IPL’s million-dollar baby Ravindra Jadeja may find it tough to retain his place in India’s ODI team. Struggling with both bat and ball in last few tournaments, Jadeja may have to sit out of the Indian squad that will tour Sri Lanka for ODI and T20 series. The [...]