Opting to bat, India posted 191 for five, riding on a solid batting display with Rishabh Pant (44 off 31 balls) emerging as the top-scorer.
As per the previous schedule, the match at Warner Park was to begin at 8pm IST and 10:30am local time. "Due to circumstances beyond CWI's control, there have been significant delays in crucial team luggage arriving into St Kitts from Trinidad."
Rohit, who was rested for the ODIs, looked in solid touch on his comeback and played some glorious shots. The ace opener scored 64 off 44 during his stay at the crease and in the process, he reclaimed his position as the highest run-getter (3443 runs) in T20Is from Martin Guptill (3399 runs).
After missing the rescheduled fifth Test against England at Birmingham due to Covid-19, the 35-year-old is now fit and fine to lead India in the T20I series against England, beginning on Thursday. Having trained for three straight days in Birmingham, Sharma linked up with the rest of the group on Tuesday afternoon.
During a brief period without rain, Hardik Pandya won the toss in his first match as India captain and opted to bowl first against Ireland, considering the weather forecast.
Defending a modest 139, left-arm spinner Radha Yadav (2/22) made her presence felt right after the powerplay by dismissing the dangerous-looking Sri Lankan captain Chamari Athapaththu (16) and Harsihtha Madavi (10) in three balls.
India 110/7 in 20 overs (Ravindra Jadeja 26 not out, Hardik Pandya 23, Trent Boult 3/20, Ish Sodhi 2/17) lost to New Zealand 111/2 in 14.3 overs (Daryl Mitchell 49, Kane Williamson 33 not out, Jasprit Bumrah 2/19) by eight wickets
Gayle became the first batsman to score 14,000 T20 runs as he registered his 14th T20I half-century for the country.
The all-India senior selection committee picked the squad for three ODIs and three T20I series, to be played between July 13 and 25, said a statement from the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
Ahmedabad: Pacer Shardul Thakur took his second consecutive three-wicket haul while Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled a miserly spell, taking two wickets, after captain Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 80, to help India beat England in the fifth and final T20 International by 36 runs, and win the series 3-2 here on Saturday. Rohit Sharma, who smashed 64 off […]
Cuttack: The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) on Monday announced to host a T-20 league named as Odisha Cricket League-T-20 from December 14. The tournament will be conducted in association with TCM Sports Pvt. Ltd, informed OCA officials after a high-level meeting of the office bearers, Finance Committee and Tournament Committee today. The OCA has planned […]
New Delhi: While India is set to play their first major international series in the post-COVID-19 era against Australia at the end of the year, the schedule for the same may need slight tweaking as Cricket Australia is looking for a window to fit in the three-match T20I series which was earlier set to be played […]
New Delhi: India ODI skipper Mithali Raj wants to add that elusive World Cup trophy to her cabinet before calling time on her illustrious career. Raj helped India reach final of the tournament on two occasions — 2005 and 2017 — but the ‘Women in Blue’ suffered heartbreaks against Australia and England respectively. Mithali Raj […]
Ranchi: Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, everyone is spending time with family. Veteran India wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni is also spending some quality time with along with family at his lavish farmhouse in his hometown. Recently, his wife Sakshi shared a video on social media in which Dhoni is seen giving a bike ride to his […]
Perth: Spinner Poonam Yadav claimed three wickets as India defeated Bangladesh by 18 runs in a Group A match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup here on Monday. Invited to bat, India posted a competitive 142 for 6 and then returned to restrict Bangladesh to 124 for 8 to notch up their second successive […]
Indore: K L Rahul maintained his upper hand over Shikhar Dhawan in the race for the opener’s slot with a classy knock as India outplayed Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the second T20 International here on Tuesday. The convincing win gave the hosts an unassailable 1-0 lead in the three-match series. After reducing an […]
Chennai: India will have their tails up when they play West Indies in the first One-day International of the three-match rubber here on Sunday, seeking a 10th straight bilateral ODI series win against the side from the Caribbean. Both teams will have an eye on the weather after rains in the last 24 hours. The […]
New Delhi: Stand-in India skipper Rohit Sharma on Friday gave the hosts an injury scare ahead of the first T20I against Bangladesh after he was hit on the thigh during practice session at the Arun Jaitley Stadium. Rohit, who was getting throwdowns from batting coach Vikram Rathour and Sri Lanka’s Nuwan Seneviratne at the nets, […]
Surat: Shafali Verma on Tuesday became the youngest T20I debutant for India when she was named in the playing XI for the first T20 against South Africa at the Lalabhai Contractor Stadium here. Shafali, 15, opened the batting for India but was out for a duck. She is the second-youngest player to represent India after […]
Bengaluru: After a commanding performance in Mohali, Team India will aim to seal the three-match series when they enter the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium for the third and final T20I against South Africa on Sunday. With a washout in the first game in Dharamsala, both the teams were looking to take the upper hand and take an […]
Dharamsala: The first T20 international between India and South Africa was abandoned on Sunday, without a ball being bowled due to heavy downpour that left a near capacity crowd disappointed. While there was prediction of a sharp drizzle in the afternoon, the weather forecast was all clear for the evening but heavens opened up multiple […]
Lahore: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar has expressed disappointment after 10 Sri Lankan players have decided to pull out of their country’s upcoming tour of Pakistan for the three ODIs and as many T20I matches. Expressing his disappointment, Akhtar reminded the islanders as how Pakistan has “always been a huge support for SL cricket”. “So disappointed […]
New Delhi: Tainted Indian pacer S Sreesanth’s ban for alleged spot-fixing will end next August, BCCI Ombudsman D K Jain has ordered, observing that the cricketer is well past his prime having already served six years. The BCCI banned Sreesanth, who is now 36, for life in August 2013 along with his Rajasthan Royals teammates […]
Mumbai: Hot on the heels of bagging the Man of the Series award in the recently-held T20 series against the West Indies, Krunal Pandya was spotted in an orange Lamborghini here recently with brother Hardik on the wheels. A video of the Pandya brothers coming out of the luxury sports car has gone viral on […]
Lauderhill (Florida): India beat West Indies by 22 runs (D/L method) in the second T20I in Lauderhill, Florida on Sunday. Chasing a target of 168, West Indies laboured their way to 98/4 in 15.3 overs before the rain forced the play to be suspended. Sunil Narine opened the innings with Evin Lewis in the absence […]
Lauderhill (USA): Debutant pacer Navdeep Saini claimed three wickets in an impressive spell as India restrict a reckless West Indies to a paltry 95 for 9 in their first T20 International match here on Saturday. Opting to field, all the six Indian bowlers got at least a wicket apiece with Saini returning with figures of […]
Confirming his retirement from one-day international cricket, Sri Lanka pace ace Lasith Malinga on Tuesday remained hopeful of playing T20s.
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 […]
Mumbai: Team India will play a total of 12 Twenty20 Internationals, nine ODIs and five Tests in its 2019-20 home season, the Board of Control of Cricket in India announced on Monday. India will start their season with a series against South Africa, where the Proteas will play three T20Is and as many Tests with […]
Bengaluru: Virat Kohli is exceptionally open to ideas and relies on his intuition as captain, feels Daniel Vettori. Vettori, the bespectacled spin great and former New Zealand captain, has worked with Kohli for six seasons as player and coach at Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). India and RCB skipper Kohli failed to take the IPL franchise […]
Jaipur: Terming it a ‘step ahead’, Mithali Raj feels the Women’s T20 Challenge will provide a platform to young cricketers to rub shoulders with the best in the business. Indian woman cricket team stars Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana will captain the three sides — Velocity, Supernovas and Trailblazers, respectively — in the […]
Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar’s son — Arjun Tendulkar — was picked for Rs 5 lakh by Aakash Tigers Mumbai Western Suburb, a franchise of the T20 Mumbai League, here on Saturday. The 19-year-old budding left-arm pacer triggered a bidding war at the auction for the second season of the league. Arjun had a base price of […]
Mumbai: Mumbai Indians’ Australia pacer Jason Behrendorff left for Australia to join the national camp for ICC World Cup in England next month. For skipper Steven Smith and opener David Warner will play one match before leaving while Marcus Stoinis will also be heading home to join the camp starting May 2. Twenty nine-year-old Behrendorff, […]
Jaipur: Delhi Capitals opener Prithvi Shaw believes his team-mate Rishabh Pant is the biggest finisher in T20 cricket at the moment. Delhi Capitals registered a convincing six-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals here on Monday night to go to the top of the points table in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). Chasing 192, Pant played […]
New Delhi: Explosive opener Rohit Sharma has become the third Indian batsman to score 8,000 runs in T20 cricket. He achieved the feat while playing for Mumbai Indians against Delhi Capitals in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Rohit scored 30 off 22 balls in Mumbai’s 40-run win over DC in Thursday’s game […]
New Delhi: India opener Shikhar Dhawan, who has joined the rest of the Delhi Capitals squad after the ODI series against Australia, on Monday said he was looking to help younger players get used to the pressure of playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL). “Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium has been my home ground since my […]
Bengaluru: With the proximity of the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) and the 2019 World Cup, managing workload by Indian cricketers is being seen as a major issue, however, skipper Virat Kohli feels any player should be smart enough to deal with it. The India and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper also said […]
Hyderabad: Last year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) runners-up Sunrisers Hyderabad have unveiled a stellar line-up of sponsors for the forthcoming season of the lucrative Twenty20 tournament. The squad which was table toppers in the last season promises to better its performance by clinching the coveted trophy this time around. Coolwinks.com, Red FM, Rupa, Astral Adhesive, […]
Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the recent ICC quarterly meeting was told by the world body to get tax exemption for conducting future global events like the 2021 T20 World Cup and 2023 ODI World Cup. If BCCI fails to get the exemption, it will have to bear the […]
Hamilton: New Zealand defeated India by four runs in the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) to clinch the series 2-1 here on Sunday. Chasing a mammoth 213-run target, India could only manage 208/7 in their 20 overs. Brief scores: New Zealand: 212/4 (Colin Munro 72, Tim Seifert 43; Kuldeep Yadav 2/26) against India: 208/7 […]