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Ashwin on 400 Test wickets, Ollie Pope dismissals and bio-bubble fatigue

Ravichandran Ashwin became the fourth Indian to 400 wickets, and the second-fastest overall (in terms of Tests played) to the mark, when he got Jofra Archer out in the second innings of the third Test in Ahmedabad. The 10-wicket...

Ashwin on surpassing Kumble: Stopped thinking about landmarks long time ago

Ravichandran Ashwin on Thursday became only the sixth spinner in the world and the fourth Indian overall to take 400 Test wickets when he dismissed Jofra Archer on the second day of the day-night third Test against England in...

India vs England: Batting coach Trott in no mood to blame pitch solely

The Motera track was a "tricky one" but England's batting coach Jonathan Trott feels that it would be a "disservice" to solely blame the 22-yard strip instead of focussing on the chinks in their armoury.The pitch of the pink-ball...

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Dhawan’s century takes Delhi home

Shikhar Dhawan struck 153 off just 118 balls (21x4, 1x6) to star in Delhi’s three-wicket win over Maharashtra in the Vijay Hazare Trophy one-day tournament here on Saturday.Delhi suffered some anxious moments towards the end of its chase of...

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Bengal back to winnings ways

Abhimanyu Easwaran and Anustup Majumdar’s half-centuries and Arnab Nandi’s four-wicket haul helped Bengal record a convincing 82-run win over Jammu and Kashmir in an Elite Group-E match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy at the 22 Yards ground, Salt Lake,...

India vs England: Pune to host ODI series without fans

No fans will be allowed when India takes on England in the three-match ODI series at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune, the state association confirmed on Saturday.With the state witnessing a surge in the COVID-19 cases, there...

India to test bench strength in home series against South Africa

India's home series against South Africa will not only mark the resumption of women’s cricket in the country but also serve as a preparation for next year’s World Cup. And it seems the selection committee has decided to check...

Coronavirus cases in Auckland force change of venue for Australia T20s

New Zealand's fourth Twenty20 International against Australia has been shifted to Wellington where it will be played behind closed doors on Friday as Auckland enters a seven-day COVID-19 lockdown on Sunday, the country's cricket board has said.Prime Minister Jacinda...
Explained_The mystery of falling to a straighter on a curve track

Explained: The Mystery of Falling to a Straighter on a Curve Track

Combination of straight deliveries and pink ball skidding on the pitch, spelled out, for batsmen with medium technique Attack the stumps The greatest strength of the Axar Patel left arm spinner is their ability to play consistently in one spot. On...

Umar Akmal reveals why he did not report spot-fixing approach

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal on Saturday claimed that he did not report details of corrupt approaches made to him ahead of last year's Pakistan Super League (PSL) because he thought the information would not remain confidential."I opted against reporting...