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Ahmedabad pitch likely to be spin-friendly in fourth England Test

The colour of the ball will change from pink to red, but the nature of the Motera pitch for the last Test between India and England is set to be similar to the controversial strip for the third Test...

Last two Tests were the hardest tracks I have kept on: Ben Foakes

The square turner at the Chepauk for the second Test and the Ahmedabad dust bowl provided for the 'pink ball' game are hardest surfaces that Ben Foakes has kept on in his nascent international career.India has put England on...

Mumbai chief selector Salil Ankola tests positive for COVID-19

Former India fast bowler, Salil Ankola, who is also the chairman of the senior selection committee of the Mumbai Cricket Association, has tested positive for COVID-19.“Bringing in my birthday tomorrow with COVID-19 catching up with me. Unforgettable birthday. It’s...

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Padikkal ton seals quarters berth for Karnataka

Devdutt Padikkal continued his terrific form ahead of the IPL with a third successive century as Karnataka stormed into the Vijay Hazare Trophy quarterfinals with a 10-wicket win over Railways in a group C match on Sunday.The Royal Challengers...

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Hyderabad pulls off thrilling win against Goa

Hyderabad pulled off a thrilling two-run win over Goa in a league game of the Vijay Hazare Trophy at C.K. Pithawala Ground here in the Elite Group A match on Sunday.Chasing a challenging target, Goa seemed to be on...

ICC will get written assurances on visas from India by March: PCB chairman

Ehsan Mani, the PCB chairman, said the ICC has told the Pakistan Cricket Board it will get a written assurance from the BCCI by next month that all its players, officials, fans and journalists will be issued visas for...

ICC Rankings: Rohit reaches career-best eighth rank; Ashwin, Axar move up

India opener Rohit Sharma has progressed six places to a career-best eighth position in the ICC Men's Test Player Rankings after a fine performance in the low-scoring third Test against England in Ahmedabad.India hammered England by 10 wickets to...

Nathan Lyon joins Ashwin in solidarity over Ahmedabad track

Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon has joined India counterpart R. Ashwin in defending Ahmedabad's spin-friendly pitch where India thumped England inside two days of the day-night third Test on Thursday.Several former England players questioned the suitability of the pitch after...

ECB speaks with Rory Burns over Twitter spat with Alex Hartley

England Test opener Rory Burns was given a talking by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) officials after the southpaw engaged in a Twitter argument with women's team left-arm spinner Alex Hartley.“Team management here in India have spoken...

Peshawar and Karachi record one-sided victories in PSL

Pakistan Super League leader Peshawar Zalmi and Karachi Kings earned one-sided victories as chasing teams continued to prosper on Saturday. Peshawar won a third straight match and handed Islamabad United its first defeat by six wickets.Also, Babar Azam hit...


Condensed Champions League to start under shadow of COVID-19

A condensed version of the Champions League group stage finally gets under way on Tuesday, with COVID-19-related disruptions an ever-present threat hanging over the...