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Eight ICC events to take place between 2023 and 2031

02 Jun 2021

Eight ICC events to take place between 2023 and 2031

As many as 14 teams will feature in the 2027 men's ODI World Cup after the ICC decided to expand the quadrennial tournament in its next cycle of events.

Stimac thanks Qatar for allowing players to train in Doha

29 May 2021

Stimac thanks Qatar for allowing players to train in Doha

Indian football team coach Igor Stimac has thanked the Qatar government and Qatar Football Association for allowing his players to train there ahead of the World Cup and Asian Cup Qualifiers.

Will FIFA make the World Cup biennial?

22 May 2021

Will FIFA make the World Cup biennial?

The football World Cup is held every four years since the inaugural edition in 1930.

Rohit Sharma vs Virender Sehwag: Statistical comparison (as openers)

20 May 2021

Rohit Sharma vs Virender Sehwag: Statistical comparison (as openers)

Virender Sehwag is deemed as one of India's greatest openers across all formats.

ICC plans to make T20 World Cup a 20-team affair

14 May 2021

ICC plans to make T20 World Cup a 20-team affair

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is planning to increase the participating teams in the T20 World Cup to 20 in an attempt to develop the game globally.

Sri Lanka all-rounder Thisara Perera announces international retirement

03 May 2021

Sri Lanka all-rounder Thisara Perera announces international retirement

Sri Lanka all-rounder Thisara Perera has announced his retirement from international cricket.

Pick players based on merit for T20 WC: Sachin Tendulkar

19 Mar 2021

Pick players based on merit for T20 WC: Sachin Tendulkar

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar believes the Indian selectors should pick players on the basis of merit and not age, for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup.

ICC announces BYJU'S as global partner until 2023

09 Feb 2021

ICC announces BYJU'S as global partner until 2023

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced Indian education and learning company BYJU'S as its global partner from 2021 to 2023.

Glenn McGrath turns 51: A look at his monumental feats

09 Feb 2021

Glenn McGrath turns 51: A look at his monumental feats

Australian maestro Glenn McGrath is one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time.

BCCI introduces new mandatory fitness rule for Team India

22 Jan 2021

BCCI introduces new mandatory fitness rule for Team India

Keeping an eye on the growing physical demands of international cricket, the BCCI has introduced mandatory 2-km time trials to measure speed and endurance levels in its training programme for Team Indian players.

India's WC-winning captain Kapil Dev turns 62: His notable feats

06 Jan 2021

India's WC-winning captain Kapil Dev turns 62: His notable feats

One of the greatest all-rounders in world cricket, Kapil Dev, turned 62 on Wednesday.

Big Bash League: Adam Zampa receives one-game suspension for obscenity

31 Dec 2020

Big Bash League: Adam Zampa receives one-game suspension for obscenity

Melbourne Stars leg-spinner Adam Zampa has been suspended for one match of the Big Bash League for using an audible obscenity during the game against Sydney Thunder on December 29.

Natarajan could be in contention for T20 WC, reveals Kohli

09 Dec 2020

Natarajan could be in contention for T20 WC, reveals Kohli

Indian captain Virat Kohli believes fast bowler T Natarajan would be a great addition the squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup.

Jasprit Bumrah turns 27: A look at his major records

06 Dec 2020

Jasprit Bumrah turns 27: A look at his major records

Indian's premier fast bowler, Jasprit Bumrah, turned 27 on Sunday.

Corey Anderson quits NZ cricket, will play in USA League

05 Dec 2020

Corey Anderson quits NZ cricket, will play in USA League

Star all-rounder Corey Anderson has quit the New Zealand cricket team with immediate effect.

India win third ODI against Australia: List of records broken

02 Dec 2020

India win third ODI against Australia: List of records broken

The Indian cricket team has won its first game in the ongoing tour of Australia.

Kohli reaches 12,000 ODI runs, breaks Sachin Tendulkar's long-standing record

02 Dec 2020

Kohli reaches 12,000 ODI runs, breaks Sachin Tendulkar's long-standing record

Run Machine Virat Kohli continued his splendid run with an astonishing innings in the third ODI against Australia.

Broad nominated for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2020

01 Dec 2020

Broad nominated for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2020

England pace spearhead Stuart Broad has been nominated for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

Australia seal ODI series against India: List of records broken

29 Nov 2020

Australia seal ODI series against India: List of records broken

An in-form Australia overcame India in the second ODI of the three-match series on Sunday at the SCG.

Steve Smith's ODI numbers against India

29 Nov 2020

Steve Smith's ODI numbers against India

Australian batsman Steve Smith was terrific against India in the second ODI on Sunday at the SCG.

Maradona's 'Hand of God' jersey could be available for sale

28 Nov 2020

Maradona's 'Hand of God' jersey could be available for sale

According to an American sports memorabilia expert, the iconic 'Hand of God' jersey worn by football legend Diego Maradona during Argentina's win over England at the 1986 World Cup quarter-final could be available for sale at $2 million.

Australia beat India in first ODI: List of records broken

27 Nov 2020

Australia beat India in first ODI: List of records broken

Australia overcame India in the first ODI of the three-match series on Friday.

Football legend Diego Maradona dies aged 60

25 Nov 2020

Football legend Diego Maradona dies aged 60

Football legend Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60.

Australia vs India: Shubman excited about first Down Under tour

23 Nov 2020

Australia vs India: Shubman excited about first Down Under tour

India batsman Shubman Gill, on Monday, admitted that he has set no personal goals for his maiden international assignment in Australia.

England set to tour Pakistan for T20I series in 2021

18 Nov 2020

England set to tour Pakistan for T20I series in 2021

England are set to tour Pakistan for a two-match T20I series in October 2021, as part of preparations for the impending T20 World Cup.

Former Bangladesh Under-19 cricketer Mohammad Sozib dies by suicide

16 Nov 2020

Former Bangladesh Under-19 cricketer Mohammad Sozib dies by suicide

Former Bangladesh Under-19 player Mohammad Sozib passed away in Durgapur at the age of 21.

Ajit Agarkar, Maninder Singh apply for posts in selection committee

15 Nov 2020

Ajit Agarkar, Maninder Singh apply for posts in selection committee

Former Indian cricketers Ajit Agarkar, Maninder Singh, and Chetan Sharma have applied for the vacant posts in the Indian national selection committee.

Rahul Dravid vouches for expansion of IPL teams

13 Nov 2020

Rahul Dravid vouches for expansion of IPL teams

Indian legend Rahul Dravid believes the expansion of teams in the IPL will open the doors for budding cricketers in the nation.

Scotland qualify for Euro 2020 after 22 years

13 Nov 2020

Scotland qualify for Euro 2020 after 22 years

Scotland have secured a place at the UEFA Euro 2020.

IPL final the biggest thing after World Cup: Kieron Pollard

10 Nov 2020

IPL final the biggest thing after World Cup: Kieron Pollard

Mumbai Indians all-rounder Kieron Pollard believes the grand finale of Indian Premier League (IPL) is the "biggest thing" in cricket after the World Cup final.

Prithvi Shaw turns 21: A look at his splendid records

09 Nov 2020

Prithvi Shaw turns 21: A look at his splendid records

The dashing Indian opener, Prithvi Shaw, turned 21 on Monday.

Quaid-e-Azam Trophy: Sarfaraz Ahmed fined for making inappropriate comments

08 Nov 2020

Quaid-e-Azam Trophy: Sarfaraz Ahmed fined for making inappropriate comments

Former Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed has been docked off 35 per cent of his match fee for using "inappropriate language" in a Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match.

Rabada, Dala named in South Africa's squad for England series

07 Nov 2020

Rabada, Dala named in South Africa's squad for England series

South Africa have announced a 24-man squad for the upcoming white-ball leg against England.

Bangladesh team ready to welcome Shakib Al Hasan

28 Oct 2020

Bangladesh team ready to welcome Shakib Al Hasan

The one-year ban imposed on star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is set to end on Thursday.

'Won't retire anytime soon', says Chris Gayle

27 Oct 2020

'Won't retire anytime soon', says Chris Gayle

Universe Boss Chris Gayle has no plans to announce his retirement from the game in near future.

Kumar Sangakkara turns 43: A look at his monumental records

27 Oct 2020

Kumar Sangakkara turns 43: A look at his monumental records

Sri Lankan maestro Kumar Sangakkara turned 43 on Tuesday.

Kapil Dev discharged from hospital after undergoing emergency angioplasty

25 Oct 2020

Kapil Dev discharged from hospital after undergoing emergency angioplasty

Indian legend Kapil Dev has been discharged from the hospital after undergoing angioplasty.

IPL 2020, Ruturaj's match-defining knock sails CSK through: Records broken

25 Oct 2020

IPL 2020, Ruturaj's match-defining knock sails CSK through: Records broken

A terrific knock by youngster Ruturaj Gaikwad guided Chennai Super Kings to an eight-wicket victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore in game number 44 of the IPL 2020.

IPL: Narine cleared for suspect bowling action, off warning list

18 Oct 2020

IPL: Narine cleared for suspect bowling action, off warning list

In a huge for relief Kolkata Knight Riders, off-spinner Sunil Narine has been cleared by the IPL's Suspect Bowling Action Committee.

IPL 2020: Anrich Nortje aims to bowl the fastest delivery

17 Oct 2020

IPL 2020: Anrich Nortje aims to bowl the fastest delivery

South African fast bowler Anrich Nortje recently admitted that he wants to bowl the fastest delivery in world cricket.