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12 May 2020

Test Cricket

#NewsBytesExplainer: The Fab Four of fast bowling

The game of cricket has had a profound history of manufacturing 'Fab Four' in every generation.

CSK against idea of staging Indians-only IPL: Reports

Chennai Super Kings are not in favor of staging the Indian Premier League (IPL) with only Indians.

BCCI could lose Rs. 4,000 crore if IPL gets canceled

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Treasurer Arun Dhumal revealed the board could incur huge losses if Indian Premier League (IPL) gets called-off.

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier postponed

The upcoming ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier has been postponed due to coronavirus pandemic.

#ThisDayThatYear: A fourth IPL title for Mumbai Indians

On this day in 2019, Mumbai Indians clinched yet another Indian Premier League (IPL) title by defeating arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings in the final.

12 May 2020

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli's batting reminds me of Federer: AB de Villiers

South African legend AB de Villiers hailed Virat Kohli and Steve Smith for their batting style.

AB inspired me to bat at number three: Shakib

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan described how a conversation with AB de Villiers made him change his batting position ahead of the 2019 World Cup.

ECB working closely with government to resume cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) revealed that the members are working closely with the government to resume cricket in the UK.

11 May 2020

Gautam Gambhir

'Australia have struggled overseas', says Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir is disgruntled with Australia reclaiming the number one Test spot.

Official explains why BCCI doesn't allow participation in foreign leagues

An official of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has responded to the suggestion of Suresh Raina that Indian players should be allowed to participate in overseas leagues.

11 May 2020

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli used to sledge a lot: Rubel Hossain

Bangladesh bowler Rubel Hossain opened up on his rivalry with Virat Kohli.

#NewsBytesExplainer: ICC rules that should be scrapped

Cricket has been a beautiful game of fine proportions ever since its inception.

Shafiqullah Shafaq banned from cricket for six years

Afghanistan wicket-keeper Shafiqullah Shafaq has been banned from all forms of cricket after accepting four charges of breaching the Afghanistan Cricket Board's anti-corruption code.

Archer labels Rahul as toughest T20 batsman he's bowled to

England fast bowler Jofra Archer has picked India's KL Rahul as the best T20 batsman he has ever bowled to.

IPL 2020: UAE offer to host the tournament

The Emirates Cricket Board has offered to host the 13th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) in UAE.

Ian Chappell's take on changing ball-tampering and lbw laws

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell believes both ball-tampering and lbw laws need to be reconstructed.

10 May 2020


T20s: Raina, Pathan urge BCCI to make this pivotal change

Suresh Raina and former Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan said that BCCI should allow those Indian players to compete in foreign T20 leagues who are not in contention for the national team.

#ThisDayThatYear: Balaji becomes the first bowler to clinch IPL hat-trick

On this day, former Indian bowler Laxmipathy Balaji scripted history in the inaugural edition of Indian Premier League.

I have been keen on improving mental state: Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli revealed that he has always focused on mental health, regardless of the pandemic.

09 May 2020

David Warner

#NewsBytesExplainer: Reasons why Australia could win maiden T20 WC title

With the return of marquee players, Australia finally look like a complete side.

09 May 2020

Mohammad Amir

Sarfaraz Ahmed set to be demoted in central contracts list

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is all set to demote former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed in the central contracts list.

09 May 2020


Five records that Virat Kohli could break this season

Virat Kohli has scaled new heights for Team India across formats over the years.

09 May 2020

Sachin Tendulkar

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Sachin Tendulkar provides financial aid to 4,000 unprivileged people

Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar has provided financial aid to 4,000 underprivileged people amid the nationwide lockdown.

09 May 2020


BCCI plans to field two Indian teams post resumption

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is considering to field two separate Indian teams in simultaneous series, once cricket resumes.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Reasons why Ashwin could make a comeback in T20Is

Ravichandran Ashwin has been the mainstay spinner for India in the longest format since 2014.

08 May 2020


BCCI set to from ad-hoc body for running DDCA

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is all set to govern Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) through an ad-hoc committee.

08 May 2020

Pakistan Cricket Team

Detailed judgement on Umar Akmal released

Chairman of the Independent Disciplinary Panel, Justice Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan, submitted a detailed judgement on Umar Akmal's spot-fixing case.

Happy Birthday, Pat Cummins: Unknown facts about the Australian seamer

Australian seamer Pat Cummins is deemed one of the greatest fast bowlers in modern day cricket.

07 May 2020

Test Cricket

Joe Burns wants to do well against India in Tests

Australian batsman Joe Burns is eyeing the Test series against India to solidify his place in the side, should the series take place later this year.

#NewsBytesExplainer: The invention of Ross Taylor 2.0

New Zealand middle order batsman Ross Taylor has taken huge strides in international cricket of late.

KKR's owners open to invest in The Hundred: Report

Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) could invest in England's new flagship tournament The Hundred.

06 May 2020

Test Cricket

Five instances when Ajinkya Rahane rose to occasion for India

Ajinkya Rahane has been the linchpin of Indian middle order in Test cricket, ever since he announced his arrival.

06 May 2020


One month of proper practice required before competitive match: Rahane

India's Test team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane feels three to four weeks of practice is required before resumption of competitive games.

06 May 2020

Virat Kohli

Ashish Nehra disagrees with Virat Kohli's remarks on ODI format

Former Indian pace spearhead Ashish Nehra disagreed with Virat Kohli's belief that ODI format holds less importance this year.

06 May 2020

Virat Kohli

David Warner opens up on 'Kohli vs Smith' debate

Australian opener David Warner voiced his opinion on the long-standing 'Kohli vs Smith' debate.

06 May 2020

Indian Cricket Team

Batch of 1985 could trouble current Indian team: Ravi Shastri

Indian head coach Ravi Shastri believes the batch of 1985 could have given a run for the money to the incumbent Indian side.

'MS Dhoni is back,' tweets Chennai Super Kings

Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is spending quality time with his family in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Big Bash League: McCullum voices idea of introducing Kiwi team

Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum believes introduction of one or more Kiwi teams may boost the competition of Australia's Big Bash League.

Raina's domestic performances were not suffice for comeback: MSK Prasad

Former chairman of Indian selection committee MSK Prasad believes Suresh Raina did not score enough runs in domestic circuit in order to stage a national comeback.

05 May 2020


Ranking Virat Kohli's best five Test innings in losing cause

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has always fancied the longest format, ever since he burst on to the international stage.