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Sports, Cricket, 16 Aug 2019

SL vs NZ: BJ Watling puts New Zealand in strong position in Galle

New Zealand, who trailed Sri Lanka by 18 runs in the first innings, finished on 195 for seven.

16 Aug 2019 9:05 PM

Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer strikes as Australia slump to 80-4 in second Ashes Test

Australia lost three wickets for 11 runs on the way to reaching 80-4 when rain forced an early lunch on the third day of the second Test.

16 Aug 2019 8:17 PM

Complete election process by Sept 14 to vote in BCCI polls: Electoral Officer

The procedural rules for the election of Board's Apex Council have been posted on the cricket body's website.

16 Aug 2019 8:15 PM

Kohli's preference for Shastri did not influence coach selection, says Kapil Dev

His term will again be up for review after the 2021 T20 World Cup in India.

16 Aug 2019 8:06 PM

Brian Lara, Ramnaresh Sarwan to work with WI batsmen before Test series vs Ind

The two will share their immense knowledge, experience and expertise with the 13-member squad.

16 Aug 2019 7:38 PM


Ravi Shastri gets second term as head coach of India men's cricket team

Shastri has been reappointed for a two-year period, ending with the 2021 T20 World Cup in India.

16 Aug 2019 7:33 PM

Alexis Sanchez might end up playing a lot of games: Solskjaer

Sanchez is yet to make a return to action for the club after he picked up a knock during Copa America.

16 Aug 2019 7:15 PM

India head coach interview: Phil Simmons pulls out of race

Mike Hesson is expected to be interviewed in the second half while Shastri will be the last to appear, at 5:30 pm IST.

16 Aug 2019 6:47 PM

Sri Lanka restrict New Zealand lead to 106 in first Test

The Kiwis lost five wickets in the afternoon session, including the big wickets of captain Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor.

16 Aug 2019 5:22 PM

‘David Warner missed scoring opportunities’: Ricky Ponting

Ponting believes that Warner needs to 'free himself' in the mind.

16 Aug 2019 4:44 PM


Birthday Celebrations: Have a look at some of Shivnarine Chanderpaul’s finest knocks

Considered to be one of the greatest cricketers of his era, the Guyana-born southpaw has amassed 20000 runs in international cricket.

16 Aug 2019 4:30 PM

'Lack of freedom most frustrating thing about living in Pakistan': Grant Flower

In 2014, the former Zimbabwe opener was roped in to coach the Pakistan batsmen, but the PCB last week decided not to renew his contract.

16 Aug 2019 4:27 PM

'I am unsure': Mike Hesson on Team India coach appointment

On August 12, BCCI had shortlisted six candidates for the men's team's head coach including current Indian cricket team coach Ravi Shastri.

16 Aug 2019 4:15 PM

Misbah-ul-Haq to be in charge of Pakistan's 17-day training camp

The PCB said Misbah and the cricket academy staff would handle the training camp until a new coaching staff is lined up.

16 Aug 2019 2:58 PM

New Zealand on level terms with Sri Lanka in first Test

Suranga Lakmal shared the new ball with off-spinner Akila Dananjaya, who was preferred over seamer Lahiru Kumara.

16 Aug 2019 2:55 PM


MS Dhoni celebrates Independence Day in Ladakh; see pictures

The former Indian skipper along with his members reached Ladakh on August 14.

16 Aug 2019 2:53 PM

Thilan Samaraweera applies for India batting coach

According to the highly placed sources in the BCCI, Thilan Samaraweera is the only Sri Lankan player that has applied for the post.

16 Aug 2019 2:50 PM

Rahane, Pujara, Bumrah ready for warm-up tie vs West Indies Cricket Board XI

Rahane, skipper Virat Kohli's deputy in this format, didn't exactly set the English County on fire scoring only 307 runs in seven games.

16 Aug 2019 2:43 PM

NZ pacer Tim Southee equals Sachin Tendulkar's tally of sixes in Test cricket

Southee smashed a six off Dhananjaya de Silva's delivery to equal Tendulkar's tally of 69 sixes in Test cricket.

16 Aug 2019 2:28 PM

Ball gets stuck in Trent Boult’s helmet, on-field players react hilariously: watch

Boult, while trying to paddle sweep a delivery from spinner Embuldeniya, found a leading edge as the ball got trapped inside his own helmet.

16 Aug 2019 1:21 PM