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Anushka Sharma On Pregnancy: 'You can hide a marriage but not pregnancy'

The ‘power couple’ Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli are currently dominating their respective fields. After their fairy tale wedding on December 11, 2017, fans are now eagerly waiting to hear the next ‘good news’ –  Anushka’s pregnancy. While the rumors of Anushka’s pregnancy continue to make headlines, the ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ actress recently rubbished […]

Wanted to 'commit suicide' after India loss: Mickey Arthur

London: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur has claimed that he was feeling so low and disappointed after his team’s loss to India in the ongoing World Cup that he wanted to “commit suicide”. On June 16 at the Old Trafford in Manchester, Pakistan had to face an embarrassing 89-run loss (D/L method) against arch-rivals India. […]

Malinga, Mathews keep Sri Lanka's World Cup semifinal hopes alive

Leeds: Angelo Mathews hit a patient fifty before veteran pacer Lasith Malinga returned with a sensational four-wicket haul as Sri Lanka stunned hosts England by 20 runs in a low-scoring thriller to keep their World Cup semifinal hopes alive, here Friday. Electing to bat, Sri Lanka managed a modest 232 for nine, riding on an […]

Kohli on cusp of becoming fastest to 20,000 international runs

New Delhi: India skipper Virat Kohli will have the chance to add another feather to his cap by becoming the fastest batsman to score 20,000 international runs when he takes strike against Afghanistan in their World Cup tie at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on Saturday. Kohli currently has 19, 896 runs to his name […]

Cricket is a great teacher, says Virat Kohli

Southampton: Indian skipper Virat Kohli is undoubtedly one of the modern day greats when it comes to the game of cricket. He has smashed almost every record and has led the national team to many historic victories under his leadership. And in the ongoing World Cup as well, Kohli is leading from the front and […]

Jain's take on players' role as WC experts too restrictive: BCCI CoA

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) Ethics Officer D.K. Jain questioning the role of former players like Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and V.V.S. Laxman’s as commentators in the ongoing World Cup while they are already a part of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises, has put the Indian board and the […]

Williamson's ton guides NZ to thrilling win over S.Africa

Birmingham: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson led from the front and showed nerves of steel with a masterful unbeaten hundred as he guided his team to a four-wicket win over South Africa in a thrilling World Cup clash here on Wednesday. Williamson remained not out on 106 off 138 balls, his innings decorated with nine […]

World Cup 2019: Can Ngidi’s return with success mantra save South Africa?

The return of fast bowler, Lungi Ngidi, to the South African squad is being seen as a major boost for the team in the do or die match against New Zealand today. After suffering a hamstring injury, the pacer couldn’t complete his bowling overs in his last match against Bangladesh, who beat the Proteas and […]

Only six! Lowest-ever total in Women's T20Is

Kigali (Rwanda): Cricket fans on Tuesday were busy talking about star Afghanistan player Rashid Khan, who broke an ugly record against England by becoming the most expensive bowler in the World Cup history. Rashid conceded 104 runs in his nine overs during the World Cup match at the Old Trafford, where England posted a monstrous […]

Yuvraj seeks BCCI's permission to play in foreign T20 leagues

New Delhi: Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has sought the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) permission to play in foreign T20 leagues, following his retirement from international cricket last week. Speaking to IANS, a senior BCCI official confirmed the development. “A couple of T20 leagues are interested to have him participate in […]

Sachin replies to ICC after Rohit's six is compared to his

New Delhi: India vice-captain Rohit Sharma slashing Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali for a six over backward point in their clash at Old Trafford on Sunday had fans revisit the upper-cut played by the legendary Sachin Tendulkar off Shoaib Akhtar in Centurion in 2003. While there have been constant comparison between the two shots and who […]

Kohli becomes fastest batsman to score 11,000 runs

Manchester: India skipper Virat Kohli rose to the challenge on Sunday against Pakistan and added another feather to his cap by becoming the fastest player in the history of the game to cross the 11,000-run mark in ODIs. Kohli achieved the feat in 222 innings, going past Sachin Tendulkar who took 276 knocks to go […]

Watch: Pakistan fan arrives on horseback to watch India-Pak World Cup clash

Manchester: Of the many colourful scenes on display ahead of the India-Pakistan World Cup clash on Sunday, one that caught everyone’s attention was a fan riding a horse to the Old Trafford Cricket Ground . As India and Pakistan got ready to lock horns in a ever-marquee clash, fans thronged the stadium, their loyalties firmly […]

Rishabh Pant joins India team in Manchester

Manchester: Promising wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has reached Manchester and joined the Indian team preparing for the much-awaited World Cup tie against Pakistan on Sunday. The BCCI on Saturday tweeted an image of Pant in Indian gear at the Old Trafford. Another image on the Indian team’s Instagram handle showed Pant training with Mahendra Singh Dhoni […]

Look to learn by watching Kohli: Babar Azam 

Manchester: Two two days before the marquee India-Pakistan clash in the World Cup, highly-rated Pakistan batsman Babar Azam said on Friday that he always tried to learn from India skipper Virat Kohli. “I keep watching his (Kohli’s) batting and the way he bats in various conditions and try to learn from them. I try to learn […]

Dhawan motivated, want to keep him back: Kohli

Nottingham: India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said injured opener Shikhar Dhawan is motivated and the team is hopeful he recovers in time to be part of their World Cup 2019 campaign again. India’s tie against New Zealand got washed off without a ball being bowled. Dhawan suffered the injury after being hit by a […]

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World Cup 2019: Shikhar Dhawan to play against West Indies?

After facing a major jolt in the World Cup campaign with the injury of Shikhar Dhawan, there is still some hope left for the Indian team as the opening batsman may play against West Indies. A final decision on Dhawan’s availability at the ongoing World Cup will be taken only after 10 to 12 days […]

World Cup 2019: Rishabh Pant frontrunner as replacement of Dhawan?

Indian team’s World Cup campaign received a major jolt on Tuesday as opener Shikhar Dhawan was ruled out of the remaining part of the series due to a fractured thumb. Despite a poor start in the tournament, Dhawan had roared into form against Australia by hitting a brilliant ton at The Oval on Sunday. He […]

Your fighting spirit is very inspiring: Afridi to Yuvraj

New Delhi: Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has heaped praises on retired Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, saying that the stylish left-hander inspired many with his fighting ability. “Congratulations on a fantastic career Yuvraj Singh. You were an amazing batsman and a brilliant fielder with big match temperament. Your fighting ability is very inspiring, we spent […]

Rain forces South Africa, Windies to split points

Southampton: Incessant drizzle forced the World Cup tie between South Africa and West Indies to be called off at the Rose Bowl here on Monday after only few overs could be bowled, as both teams shared the spoils. Andre Russell-less West Indies put the Proteas in to bat after winning the toss with skipper Jason […]

ICC, BCCI congratulate Yuvraj for an outstanding career

Mumbai: The ICC and BCCI have congratulated Yuvraj Singh for an outstanding career after the flamboyant cricketer announced his retirement from international cricket here on Monday. Yuvraj played pivotal roles in India winning the ODI Cricket World Cup 2011 and the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007. “Yuvraj had an outstanding international career. He was […]

Want to play in T20 leagues abroad: Yuvraj Singh

Mumbai: Unlike many, Yuvraj Singh won’t be a part of the Indian Premier League (IPL) post his retirement from all forms of the game, saying he is now open to playing outside the country, in other T20 leagues. Bucking the international trend of continuing IPL stints after international retirements, Yuvraj, 37, said at this stage […]

Star Sports restrained from interfering World Cup live streaming by Powersportz.tv

Gurugram: A Gurugram court on Saturday restrained Star India Pvt Ltd from interfering with Powersportz.tv.’s right for live telecast of the Cricket World Cup in digital platform till July 1. “Defendant No.1 (Star Sports Pvt Ltd) is restrained from interfering with rights of plaintiff (Konnexions Broadcast Pvt Ltd), which are there strictly under the licence […]

Watch: Afghanistan Cricket players shake a leg on Bollywood song!

As the World Cup fever grips Cricket lovers all across the globe, it seems even players are enjoying the mega tournament and that too with Bollywood songs. An Instagram video of wicket keeper-batsman of Afghanistan, Mohammad Shahzad and spinner Rashid Khan has gone viral in which they can be seen shaking a leg on a […]

Have learnt from mistakes of 2017 Champions Trophy: Kohli

Southhampton: India skipper Virat Kohli believes that his team has learnt from the mistakes of the 2017 Champions Trophy when they lost to arch-rivals Pakistan in the final and the captain has said that introducing wrist spinners in the side was a step in that direction. The Men in Blue will start their campaign in […]