Cricket

Afghan teenager Rashid earns praise after superb IPL show

Afghan spin sensation Rashid Khan saw cricket fans in India pleading for him to be awarded citizenship after the 19-year-old single-handedly carried Sunrisers Hyderabad into Sunday’s Indian Premier League final. Rashid smashed an unbeaten 34 off [...]

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India bat in first Test, Pandya to debut

India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and chose to bat in the first Test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday after his side named all-rounder Hardik Pandya to make his debut. The match is the first [...]

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Dhawan, Pujara centuries hurt Sri Lanka in 1st day of first Test

Shikhar Dhawan smashed a career-best 190 on his Test comeback to lead a brilliant Indian batting assault on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. The left-handed opener struck 31 boundaries [...]

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Ashwin hails India’s rise to top Test ranking

Ravichandran Ashwin, who will play his 50th Test against Sri Lanka this week, on Monday hailed India’s rebuilding effort to become the number one Test side. The 30-year-old Ashwin will be one of India’s key players [...]

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Whiteley slams six sixes in an over!

Worcestershire’s Ross Whiteley hit six sixes in an over on Sunday to join a select group who’ve performed the feat in senior cricket. Whiteley struck Yorkshire left-arm spinner Karl Carver for six sixes — a total [...]

Sri Lanka’s Malinga gets suspended ban for media comments

Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga has received a suspended one-year ban after pleading guilty to comments he made to the media in breach of his contract, the country’s cricket board has said. The 33-year-old’s sanction [...]

Tamim hits fifty: Bangladesh vs Australia – Group A, Match 5

Bangladesh have won the toss and elected to bat first against Australia in their second game of the Group A in the Champions Trophy. The Tigers replaced Mosaddek Hossain with prodigious Mehedi Hasan Miraz to strengthen [...]

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5 England players who had a great first class career but didn’t shine in Test cricket

For any cricketer, making it into Test cricket is a daunting task that demands a lot of discipline, hard work and sacrifices. But, to last in international cricket, living up to the expectations of the country [...]