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|Highly Exciting India vs Pakistan ODI match tomorrow
Traditional rivals India and Pakistan will resume their cricketing
hostilities when they square up against each other here tomorrow in a Group D
clash of the Twenty20 World Cup at Kingsmead.
The two Asian giants could not keep their date in second round
clash at the 2007 World Cup in the
|Kapil Dev announced Indian Cricket League will go ahead as per schedule
The "roadblocks" being put up by the BCCI notwithstanding, Indian
Cricket League's Executive Board Chairman Kapil Dev today asserted that
the rebel series would go ahead as per schedule.
Addressing reporters at Mayajaal grounds on the sidelines of an ongoing camp for
|Shoaib Malik banks on Shahid Afridi firepower to tame Indian team
Playing down the absence of fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, Pakistan
skipper Shoaib Malik said the presence of explosive striker Shahid Afridi
would provide his team some psychological advantage in the much-awaited Twenty20
clash against India on Friday.
After the disastrous World Cup in the Wes
|The Board of Control for Cricket in India says Claims paid to Nike with adjustments
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today said it has settled
a dispute with sports gear firm Nike on sponsorship issue, adjusting 1.228 million
dollars compensation claim put on the Board after making some discounts.
"There is no outstanding issue, everything has been reso
|Mahendra Singh Dhoni set for twenty20 cricket challenge
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is set for a challenge of leading a virtually inexperienced
team in the World Twenty20 Championships as India has played just one international
match in the shortest version of the game.
Dhoni on his debut as a captain, however, can draw inspiration from the one-off
|Mahendra Singh Dhoni says that We have to adapt quickly
Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today said that it was imperative for the
Indian team to adapt quickly to the demands of Twenty20 cricket to be able to
make an impact in the inaugural World Championship.
Dhoni said the players had to approach the tournament with an open mind as the
|Rahul Dravid should bat at 1 down both in ODI and Test says Dilip Vengsarkar
With a batsman of Rahul Dravid's calibre at their disposal, Team India
need not explore other options for the crucial number three slot, said chief selector
In an exclusive interview, Vengsarkar wondered what made the
think-tank try out Dinesh Kaarthick rpt Kaarthick, Yu
|Rahul Dravid says India can win Twenty20 World Cup under Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Juggling captaincy, wicket-keeping and batting is no kid's play but Rahul Dravid
has immense faith in Mahendra Singh Dhoni and feels the swashbuckler with
flowing tresses can lead India to World Twenty20 triumph in South Africa
later this month.
Dravid said he had advised Dhoni to keep
|Virender Sehwag to control his aggressive instinct in Twenty20 Cup 2007
Virender Sehwag has decided to rein in his natural agressive instincts a bit so
as not to throw away good starts as in the past when he re-enters the international
cricket arena through the Twenty20 World Cup starting in South Africa in
two days' time.
"I have been doing yoga training
|Pereira da Silva says to Start planning for 2014 cricket world Cup now
Mohun Bagan's Brazilian coach Carlos Roberto Pereira da Silva says India
would do well to aim at qualifying for the 2014 World Cup instead of focus 2010
edition of the quadrennial mega event.
"The Federation and everybody else connected with football should look at
the bigger picture
|Gem of a game will be live when India face England in final odi
With the cricket series tantalisingly poised at 3-3, a buoyant India will
seek to record a rare overseas one-day series triumph as they take on an equally
determined England in the decider at the Lord's here tomorrow.
The Indians have already made the tour of England memorable
|Sachin Tendulkar is not retiring from ODIs confirmed his family and friends
Legions of Sachin Tendulkar's fans can heave a sigh of relief now with reports
about the champion batsman's possible ODI retirement turning out to be mere rumours.
Speculation was rife with media reports claiming that Tendulkar, the highest run-accumulator
in the history of international cri
|Rahul Dravid admits asking Yuvraj singh to bowl last over
Indian captain Rahul Dravid, whose on-field decisions have quite often
defied logic, has admitted that asking Yuvraj Singh to bowl the last over
in the sixth cricket one-dayer against England was a "bad" move.
Dravid's inexplicable ploy to ask Yuvraj to bowl the last over very near
|Rahul Dravid and Paul Collingwood hail Robin Uthappa the batman
Robin Uthappa may not be a permanent fixture in Team India's batting order but
thanks to his match-winning knock in the sixth ODI yesterday, he at least has
won a couple of admirers in rival captains Rahul Dravid and Paul Collingwood.
Uthappa played a blinder under pressure, walking in when
|Cricket control board appeals against stay on Jagmohan Dalmiya
The Calcutta High Court today admitted an appeal by the Board of Control for Cricket
in India against a stay by a single bench of the court on former BCCI President
Jagmohan Dalmiya's expulsion from the board.
A division bench comprising Justice Pinaki Ghosh and Justice S P Mitra is likely
|ESPN STAR sports acquires live cricket broadcast rights from Australia
ESPN STAR Sports (ESS) has bagged the exclusive rights to broadcast Cricket Australia's
(CA) domestic and home international matches across various platforms covering
the entire Asian region in the next four years.
Close on the heels of its recent renewal of partnership with the England
|ODI Series level Dravid now hopes to win it at Lord cricket ground
With two belligerent sides locked in a 3-3 stalemate, Saturday's series decider
at Lord's promises to be a cracker and Team India captain Rahul Dravid
oozed confidence that his side would end up on the right side of a humdinger.
India showed tremendous resilience in the series against Englan
|Kapil Dev tells fashion designers to work for Indian Cricket League
Legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev was today spotted at the tenth edition
of the Wills India Fashion Week as it kicked off at a brand new venue of
The former Indian captain was invited by Anjana Bhargav, one of the 40
designers showcasing their spring summer collection during t
|cricket control board is looking for good new coach
Once bitten ever shy seems to be the policy of the Cricket Board vis-a-vis its
selection of the national coach in the aftermath of the disastrous Graham Ford
episode a few months ago.
"We have been receiving applications from candidates and the deadline is
September 15 after which the
|Injury hit England squad inducts all rounder Luke Wright as replacement
With the trio of Ravi Bopara, Andrew Flintoff and Chris Tremlett
nursing some sort of injury or the other, England has pencilled in Sussex all-rounder
Luke Wright as cover for the remaining two ODIs against India.
"The Sussex all-rounder, who was recently named in England's squad for th
|Indian batting guns boom in fifth cricket one dayer at Headingley
A strong batting performance led by Sachin Tendulkar's blazing half-century helped
India post a commanding 324 for 6 against England in the fifth cricket
one-dayer here today.
Tendulkar hit a 59-ball 71 and shared a 116-run opening stand
with Sourav Ganguly (59) while Yuvraj Singh struck
|Sharad Pawar says BCCI to reveal Twenty20 plans in 10 15 days
Turning the heat on the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL), BCCI President
Sharad Pawar said the Board would announce its own Twenty20 plans in the
next 10-15 days.
Pawar, who watched India beat England in the fifth one dayer here
at Headingley yesterday, derided ICL, calling it a "pur
|Rahul Dravid dreams of series win after Headingley performance
Staying afloat in the seven-match was the main concern for Team India till
yesterday but Headingley's morale-boosting victory has injected new optimism in
captain Rahul Dravid who is now thinking of winning the series.
India went into the fifth ODI trailing 1-3 and just one defeat away from
|Sachin Tendulkar appointed ambassador for Man U Opus in India
Sachin Tendulkar has been appointed ambassador for the Manchester United Opus
in India and the publishers are planning a similar epic about the Indian
Tendulkar, who was the guest of honour at the Premier League match between Manchester
United and Sunderland, has been named
|Rahul Dravid says We fell 25 run short
After a gilt-edged opportunity to level the series slipped through the fingers,
an exasperated Team India captain Rahul Dravid said his side fell
25-run short in the fourth one-dayer against England.
Defending a total of 212, Indian bowlers did well to remove the top half of the
|England beat India by 3 wickets to take 3 1 lead in ODI series
Ajit Agarkar bowled India back into contention with a four-wicket burst
but the visitors could not deliver the knock-out punch and let England
escape with a three-wicket win in the fourth cricket ODI here.
Chasing 213 for win, England fumbled and faltered before Stuart Broad
(45) and Ravi B
|Famous Indian cricketers watch Chak De India
The Indian cricket team, which has been far from impressive in the ongoing one-day
series against England, found a novel way to draw inspiration ahead of
the crucial fourth game -- by watching the Shah Rukh Khan-starrer 'Chak De India'.
The cricketers watched the Bollywood hit movie with ent
|India elect to field against England in 3rd One Day International
Indian captain Rahul Dravid won the toss and elected to field in the third
cricket one-day international against England here today.
India made one change to their squad that won the second one-dayer, Zaheer
Khan returning to the side in place of Ajit Agarkar.
England suffered a double blow
|Indian Cricket League targetting New Zealand express fast bowler Shane Bond
Indian Cricket League were targetting New Zealand express fast bowler Shane Bond,
a report said today.
The ICL, who have already been looking to sign up Test captain Stephen Fleming,
were offering the pace ace a "staggering" sum to play in the unauthorised
Twenty-20 tournament in
|Team India look to keep England cricketers under the hammer
Having returned to their winning ways, India will look to plug the loopholes
and sustain the momentum against England in the third cricket one-day international
The Indians bounced back from a crushing 104-run loss in the first ODI to post
a narrow but hugely morale-boosting