Cricket

Cricket is a sport which is played with a bat and ball. It is played between two teams with eleven players in each team. There is a 20.12-meter rectangular pitch in the middle of cricket field with wickets at both ends. During the game, one team bats, attempting to score while the other bowl and field to stop the former from making runs. Cricket has its origins in south-east England with the first recorded game being played in the 16th century and spread worldwide with the expansion of British Empire. It is currently governed by the International Cricketing Council.

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Happy Birthday MS Dhoni: Unfurling his inspiring journey

07 Jul 2020

Happy Birthday MS Dhoni: Unfurling his inspiring journey

Over the years, a number of legends have represented Team India.

ECB announces fixtures of Ireland, Pakistan series: Details here

06 Jul 2020

ECB announces fixtures of Ireland, Pakistan series: Details here

The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB), on Monday, announced the schedule of England's upcoming home season.

New Zealand offers to host IPL: Reports

06 Jul 2020

New Zealand offers to host IPL: Reports

New Zealand has expressed interest to host the Indian Premier League, if India is unable to conduct it, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Questions will be raised if IPL replaces T20 WC: Inzamam-ul-Haq

06 Jul 2020

Questions will be raised if IPL replaces T20 WC: Inzamam-ul-Haq

Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq doesn't support the idea of staging the Indian Premier League if the T20 World Cup gets postponed.

Stuart Broad could miss the first Test: Here's why

06 Jul 2020

Stuart Broad could miss the first Test: Here's why

England's team combination for the upcoming first Test against West Indies has given rise to an interesting speculation.

#ThisDayThatYear: Rohit Sharma records his fifth hundred of 2019 WC

06 Jul 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Rohit Sharma records his fifth hundred of 2019 WC

On this day in 2019, Rohit Sharma slammed his fifth ton of the 2019 ICC World Cup.

Southampton hand City a defeat: Guardiola scripts an unwanted record

06 Jul 2020

Southampton hand City a defeat: Guardiola scripts an unwanted record

Che Adams scored his first goal for Southampton since joining the club as the hosts beat Manchester City 1-0 in Sunday night's Premier League fixture.

'I am a huge fan of Anderson', says Kemar Roach

05 Jul 2020

'I am a huge fan of Anderson', says Kemar Roach

West Indies pace spearhead Kemar Roach heaped praise on his counterpart James Anderson for maintaining a terrific consistency in Test cricket.

How former coach John Wright transformed Indian cricket

05 Jul 2020

How former coach John Wright transformed Indian cricket

Former New Zealand batsman John Wright was the first foreign coach appointed by the Indian team management.

Virat Kohli under 'conflict of interest' scanner: Reports

05 Jul 2020

Virat Kohli under 'conflict of interest' scanner: Reports

India skipper Virat Kohli's positions have been questioned by Sanjeev Gupta in a mail to Ethics Officer D.K. Jain.

Kusal Mendis arrested after being involved in road accident

05 Jul 2020

Kusal Mendis arrested after being involved in road accident

Sri Lanka cricketer Kusal Mendis has been arrested by the police in Horethuduwa for running over a pedestrian with his car on Sunday morning.

CSA awards: Quinton de Kock, Laura Wolvaardt bag top honors

05 Jul 2020

CSA awards: Quinton de Kock, Laura Wolvaardt bag top honors

The Proteas limited-overs skipper Quinton de Kock was named South Africa Men's Cricketer of the Year during a virtual awards ceremony held on Saturday.

Shikhar Dhawan raring to make an international return

04 Jul 2020

Shikhar Dhawan raring to make an international return

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan said he continued with his training drills even during the nationwide lockdown.

Archer's bowling action reminds me of Michael Holding: Ian Bishop

04 Jul 2020

Archer's bowling action reminds me of Michael Holding: Ian Bishop

Former West Indian pacer Ian Bishop said Jofra Archer's bowling reminds him of the great Michael Holding.

World's third largest cricket stadium to be built in Jaipur

04 Jul 2020

World's third largest cricket stadium to be built in Jaipur

One of the world's largest cricket stadiums with a seating capacity of 75,000 will be constructed on the outskirts of Jaipur.

#StatisticalAnalysis: Anderson can make the difference for England against WI

04 Jul 2020

#StatisticalAnalysis: Anderson can make the difference for England against WI

England take on West Indies in a three-match Test series, starting July 8 at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton.

Bairstow left out of England's 13-man squad for first Test

04 Jul 2020

Bairstow left out of England's 13-man squad for first Test

England have named their 13-man squad for the upcoming series opener against West Indies, starting July 8 at the Ageas Bowl.

Absence of fans won't affect team's intensity: Ollie Pope

04 Jul 2020

Absence of fans won't affect team's intensity: Ollie Pope

England middle order batsman Ollie Pope believes absence of spectators in the impending Test series against West Indies will not plummet the intensity.

UK set to resume recreational cricket

04 Jul 2020

UK set to resume recreational cricket

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, on Friday, announced that recreational cricket would be allowed to resume in the nation from July 11-12.

ECB advocates resumption of recreational cricket

03 Jul 2020

ECB advocates resumption of recreational cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) vouched for return of recreational cricket as it remains banned by the UK government.

Sri Lanka Police drops 2011 World Cup final fixing probe

03 Jul 2020

Sri Lanka Police drops 2011 World Cup final fixing probe

The Sri Lanka Police, on Friday, called off its investigation over allegations of match-fixing in the 2011 World Cup final.

#ENGvsWI: All you need to know ahead of Test series

03 Jul 2020

#ENGvsWI: All you need to know ahead of Test series

International cricket is set to return with England hosting West Indies in a three-match Test series under a bio-secure environment.

Happy Birthday Harbhajan Singh: A look at his amazing records

03 Jul 2020

Happy Birthday Harbhajan Singh: A look at his amazing records

Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh turned 40 on Friday.

Cricket Australia to use Kookaburra balls for 2020-21 Sheffield Shield

02 Jul 2020

Cricket Australia to use Kookaburra balls for 2020-21 Sheffield Shield

Cricket Australia has announced that it will revert back to Kookaburra balls for the 2020-21 Sheffield Shield season.

England vs West Indies: Records that can be scripted

02 Jul 2020

England vs West Indies: Records that can be scripted

England and West Indies are all set to lock horns for a three-match Test series, starting July 8 in a bio-secure environment.

Kohli is a more reliable batsman than me: De Villiers

01 Jul 2020

Kohli is a more reliable batsman than me: De Villiers

South African stalwart Ab de Villiers believes Virat Kohli is a more reliable batsman than him, when it comes to playing long innings.

BCCI could review IPL sponsorship deals: Here is why

01 Jul 2020

BCCI could review IPL sponsorship deals: Here is why

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) members are set to meet for reviewing the Chinese sponsorship in the Indian Premier League, shortly.

Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC Chairman

01 Jul 2020

Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC Chairman

Shashank Manohar has stepped down as the Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Cricket South Africa reschedules 3TC match to July 18

01 Jul 2020

Cricket South Africa reschedules 3TC match to July 18

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has rescheduled the experimental 3TeamCricket (3TC) match to July 18, also celebrated as the Nelson Mandela International Day.

Sri Lanka police questions Aravinda de Silva over match-fixing row

01 Jul 2020

Sri Lanka police questions Aravinda de Silva over match-fixing row

Former Sri Lankan chief cricket selector Aravinda de Silva was questioned for six hours as criminal investigation for match-fixing began on Tuesday.

#ENGvsWI: Ben Stokes to lead England in Root's absence

01 Jul 2020

#ENGvsWI: Ben Stokes to lead England in Root's absence

England captain Joe Root will miss the series opener against West Indies as his wife Carrie is due to give birth to their second child, later this week.

Mitchell Starc vs Trent Boult: Statistical comparison

30 Jun 2020

Mitchell Starc vs Trent Boult: Statistical comparison

Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc is touted as the fastest among seam bowlers presently.

Former Pakistan cricketer Khalid Wazir passes away at 84

30 Jun 2020

Former Pakistan cricketer Khalid Wazir passes away at 84

Former Pakistan cricketer Khalid Wazir has passed away at the of age 84 in Chester.

South Africa announce 44-man High Performance training squad

30 Jun 2020

South Africa announce 44-man High Performance training squad

As many as 44 South African cricketers will return to training with Cricket South Africa (CSA) getting the green signal from Sports Ministry.

County cricket set to commence on August 1: Details here

30 Jun 2020

County cricket set to commence on August 1: Details here

The English County cricket is set to resume on August 1 as the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) gave a go-ahead on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka open probe into 2011 WC final match-fixing claims

30 Jun 2020

Sri Lanka open probe into 2011 WC final match-fixing claims

Sri Lanka have ordered a criminal probe to look into the allegations that 2011 World Cup final in Mumbai was fixed.

Happy Birthday Sanath Jayasuriya: A look at his amazing records

30 Jun 2020

Happy Birthday Sanath Jayasuriya: A look at his amazing records

Batting legend Sanath Jayasuriya turned 51 on Tuesday.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Alzarri Joseph could be the dark horse against England

29 Jun 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Alzarri Joseph could be the dark horse against England

Fast bowler Alzarri Joseph is a promising talent in the West Indian squad, who relies on his brute pace.

Former cricketer Sanjay Dobal passes away after contracting coronavirus

29 Jun 2020

Former cricketer Sanjay Dobal passes away after contracting coronavirus

Former Delhi all-rounder Sanjay Dobal has died at the age of 52 as he succumbed to complications from the novel coronavirus.

India's Nitin Menon becomes youngest umpire to enter Elite Panel

29 Jun 2020

India's Nitin Menon becomes youngest umpire to enter Elite Panel

Indian umpire Nitin Menon, on Monday, became the youngest ever to be included in the International Cricket Council's Elite Panel of Umpires for the 2020-21 season.