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Kohli is the worst reviewer in the world: Michael Vaughan

10 Sep 2018

Kohli is the worst reviewer in the world: Michael Vaughan

Virat Kohli's tryst with the Decision Review System (DRS) hasn't bore much success in Tests.

Heatwaves across UK force dress code relaxation at Lord's

27 Jul 2018

Heatwaves across UK force dress code relaxation at Lord's

The heatwave in Britain has resulted in a temporary relaxation of the strict dress code for spectators at the Lord's pavilion.

Unusual dismissals in cricket you might not have heard of

18 Jul 2018

Unusual dismissals in cricket you might not have heard of

A cricket dismissal occurs when the batsman is disallowed from continuing to bat anymore in an innings.

Meet the man who caught Bancroft's ball-tampering act on camera

26 Mar 2018

Meet the man who caught Bancroft's ball-tampering act on camera

On the fateful day when Australian cricketers hung their heads in shame over the ball tampering scandal, a South African named Zotani Oscar went viral on social media.

Do you know these cricketers have played for two countries?

04 Mar 2018

Do you know these cricketers have played for two countries?

It is an honor for a cricketer to represent his or her country at an international level.

Do you know these cricket rules?

04 Mar 2018

Do you know these cricket rules?

Cricket is a complicated game and it has an extremely long set of rules.

How did the cricketing fielding positions get their names?

02 Mar 2018

How did the cricketing fielding positions get their names?

Cricket is almost followed as a religion in our country, and is one of the most loved sports in the world.

BCCI to implement DRS in IPL 2018

28 Feb 2018

BCCI to implement DRS in IPL 2018

The BCCI is set to implement the Decision Review System (DRS) for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 season.

Mohammad Hafeez wants ICC to tweak rules to retain 'doosra'

25 Feb 2018

Mohammad Hafeez wants ICC to tweak rules to retain 'doosra'

Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez said the International Cricket Council (ICC) should tweak its rules to ensure that the 'doosra' remains a part of the sport.

Weird rules of cricket you probably don't know

20 Feb 2018

Weird rules of cricket you probably don't know

Cricket like any sport has several rules, some are common others rarely come into use.

Kagiso Rabada fined for Dhawan's send-off

15 Feb 2018

Kagiso Rabada fined for Dhawan's send-off

South Africa's young speedster, Kagiso Rabada was reprimanded by ICC for the send-off he gave to opener Shikhar Dhawan in the 5th ODI at Port Elizabeth.

South Africa vs India: What is a Pink ODI?

10 Feb 2018

South Africa vs India: What is a Pink ODI?

South African cricket team will don pink jerseys for the 4th ODI against India in Johannesburg.

Two-match ban for Ambati Rayudu for arguing with umpires

31 Jan 2018

Two-match ban for Ambati Rayudu for arguing with umpires

Hyderabad team captain, Ambati Rayudu has been handed a two-match suspension for breaching the BCCI's code of conduct during Hyderabad's Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match against Karnataka.

When does a cricket pitch become dangerous?

27 Jan 2018

When does a cricket pitch become dangerous?

The Wanderers pitch, Johannesburg, where the third and final South Africa vs India Test is going on, is under fire for its quality.

Proteas fined for slow over rate in the second test

18 Jan 2018

Proteas fined for slow over rate in the second test

South Africa have plenty to celebrate about after winning the second Test and the series in Centurion but the Proteas have been slapped with a fine for maintaining a slow over rate.

Suspended bowler, Ben Stokes cleared for England selection

17 Jan 2018

Suspended bowler, Ben Stokes cleared for England selection

Suspended English bowler, Ben Stokes has been cleared to resume his career and will be available for England selection, according to the ECB.

Instances where cricketers' off-field behavior has caused them trouble

16 Jan 2018

Instances where cricketers' off-field behavior has caused them trouble

Cricket might be known as the gentleman's game, but sometimes things do turn ugly off the field.

Here's how the ICC Code of Conduct system works

16 Jan 2018

Here's how the ICC Code of Conduct system works

Indian skipper, Virat Kohli has been fined 25% of his match fee and also received a demerit point for showing on-field dissent at the ongoing 2nd Test against South Africa at Centurion.

Kohli fined for breaching ICC code of conduct

16 Jan 2018

Kohli fined for breaching ICC code of conduct

Indian captain, Virat Kohli has been fined 25% of his match fee for breaching ICC Code of Conduct.

Top 5 Boxing Day Test Matches

26 Dec 2017

Top 5 Boxing Day Test Matches

Boxing Day test match is one of the most anticipated traditions in cricket and the Melbourne Cricket ground has been its iconic venue.

Weird things about the new T10 League

20 Dec 2017

Weird things about the new T10 League

Cricket saw a new format come to life at Sharjah last week, when the inaugural edition of the T10 league kicked off.

#ThatWas2017: 6 remarkable changes in Cricket in 2017

19 Dec 2017

#ThatWas2017: 6 remarkable changes in Cricket in 2017

2017 has been a remarkable year in the world of cricket. Apart from the sizzling action across the globe, the game has seen a major revamp in the last 12 months.

2018 season of IPL might have DRS

17 Dec 2017

2018 season of IPL might have DRS

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has been sceptical about the use of Decision Review System in the past but now it looks like they are coming to terms with it.

All you need to know about the first 4-day Test

14 Dec 2017

All you need to know about the first 4-day Test

The Proteas will be the first team in cricket's history to host a four day Test match.

IPL 2018 rules: All you need to know

12 Dec 2017

IPL 2018 rules: All you need to know

The Indian Premier League is undoubtedly the biggest T20 league across the globe. It's not only popular among the fans, but is also the perfect stage for young cricketers to showcase their talent.

Ashes: England batsman Ben Duckett suspended

10 Dec 2017

Ashes: England batsman Ben Duckett suspended

England are on the verge of losing the Ashes after going down 2-0 in the series; their troubles only seem to be mounting.

Ajmal accuses ICC of being unfair

30 Nov 2017

Ajmal accuses ICC of being unfair

Pakistani ace-spinner Saeed Ajmal who called it a day on his cricket career on Wednesday, has stirred up a hornet's nest by lashing out at the International Cricket Council's protocol of assessing bowling actions.

Kohli gets clean chit after seen using walkie-talkie during match

02 Nov 2017

Kohli gets clean chit after seen using walkie-talkie during match

The International Cricket Council today gave a clean chit to Virat Kohli, who was seen using a walkie-talkie, while sitting in the team dugout during the first India-NZ T20I match.

WADA report: Indian cricketer tested positive for banned substance

27 Oct 2017

WADA report: Indian cricketer tested positive for banned substance

The 2016 report of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has brought to light that one Indian cricketer was found positive for banned substances.

India unlikely to play four-day Tests in near future

17 Oct 2017

India unlikely to play four-day Tests in near future

While the ICC has recently approved the four-day Test matches on a trial basis, Indian team is unlikely to play the format anytime soon.

New cricket rule changes to be implemented from 28 September

26 Sep 2017

New cricket rule changes to be implemented from 28 September

ICC has confirmed that several changes in cricket rules will be effective in all the series which begin on or after 28 September.

What is ICC's demerit system?

09 Aug 2017

What is ICC's demerit system?

Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was handed a one test match ban after he accumulated points for bad behaviour on the field.

New rules to limit bat size, trouble for big hitters?

19 Jul 2017

New rules to limit bat size, trouble for big hitters?

As a part of Marylebone Cricket Club's new code of laws, limitations were announced for bat dimensions.

Do you know these amazing cricket records?

17 Jul 2017

Do you know these amazing cricket records?

Cricket has been in existence for more than 170 years. And in this period, various peculiar things have happened.

New laws for safety of wicket-keepers

09 Jul 2017

New laws for safety of wicket-keepers

The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has positively responded to the use of tethered bails in a view to protect wicket-keepers from injuries due to bouncing bails.

Traditions in cricket we have put behind

03 Jul 2017

Traditions in cricket we have put behind

Over the years, cricket has adopted many traditions which have become the talking point in the world, like the colorful dress worn by the Marylebone Cricket Club members, tea break in test matches and many more.

Do you know these cricket rules?

01 Jul 2017

Do you know these cricket rules?

Cricket has a complicated and an extremely long set of rules for its different formats.

Sehwag not eligible to be the India Coach?

22 Jun 2017

Sehwag not eligible to be the India Coach?

With Anil Kumble gone, Virender Sehwag is considered to the front runner in the race for Team India's next coach.

Weird ways of losing your wicket in cricket

19 Jun 2017

Weird ways of losing your wicket in cricket

Over the years, we have seen several bizarre ways in which the batsmen have lost their wickets.

Ahead of India clash, Bangladesh fans start playing ugly

14 Jun 2017

Ahead of India clash, Bangladesh fans start playing ugly

Continuing their tradition of bad sportsmanship, Bangladesh fans have started battles on social media ahead of the Champions Trophy semi-final clash against India.