NEW DELHI: Umesh Goenka, the business partner of Rajasthan Royals owner Raj Kundra, on Wesdnesday claimed in a court that he was forced to name him in cricket betting on instructions from Delhi Police personnel who had “traumatized” and “physically abused” him in illegal custody for five days.
BIRMINGHAM: Indian cricketers face the daunting twin tasks of leaving behind the IPL spot-fixing scam and adapting to the tough conditions as they begin their preparations for the ICC Champions Trophy with a warm-up game against Sri Lanka on Saturday.
Some on-field action will help divert the attention [...]
MOHALI: It was an insult to injury for Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli. What a costly miss? He dropped David Miller when the Kings XI Punjab’s South African southpaw was batting on 41 in his team’s 14th over. It was not just any other dropped catch [...]
MUMBAI: One distinct feature that separates the current selection committee from the previous one is the clarity of thought in the selection process.
The Sandeep Patil-chaired team has gone about its business with an air of surety and so far the going has been smooth. The players they have plucked out from [...]
NEW DELHI: The national cricket selectors will perforce have to take the performances in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) while picking the squad on May 6 for the last ever Champions Trophy in England in June.
Though the IPL lasts till May 26, the selectors might already have taken down copious [...]
MUMBAI: We have Harbhajan Singh start a bhangra, dive around and exchange high fives. But have you ever seen him dance in the ‘Gangnam style’? Well, if you were at the Wankhede on Saturday night, or happened to watch the Mumbai Indians hammer the Royal Challengers Bangalore [...]
BANGALORE: Chris Gayle played yet another scintillating knock as his unbeaten 85 ensured a convincing eight-wicket victory for Royal Challengers Bangalore over defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in a Pepsi Indian Premier League match on Thursday.
Chasing a decent target [...]
NEW DELHI: Chris Gayle hit 50 runs to ensure Royal Challengers Bangalore remain in firm control of the run chase of 155 against KKR at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
Gayle reached the half-century mark in 32 balls, with three 4s and five 6s. [...]
Balaji bowled a slower delivery which Kohli (35) hit into the deep, straight into [...]