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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.

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.

'Sooryavanshi' and '83' all set for a theatrical release

30 Jun 2020

'Sooryavanshi' and '83' all set for a theatrical release

As movie theaters remain shuttered in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, a strange cat-and-mouse chase has ensued between cinema chains and digital streaming platforms.

#ThisDayThatYear: India script history, win 1983 Cricket World Cup

25 Jun 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: India script history, win 1983 Cricket World Cup

On June 25, 1983, the Indian cricket team led by Kapil Dev won the prestigious World Cup after upsetting West Indies in the final.

#ThisDayThatYear: Kapil Dev smashes 175* against Zimbabwe

18 Jun 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Kapil Dev smashes 175* against Zimbabwe

On this day in the 1983, former Indian cricket team skipper Kapil Dev smashed 175* against Zimbabwe at the World Cup.

Melbourne suburb names streets after Tendulkar, Kohli

16 Jun 2020

Melbourne suburb names streets after Tendulkar, Kohli

A new housing estate being developed on Rockbank suburb in Melbourne is set to have streets named after Indian cricket veterans Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev and Virat Kohli.

Rohit Sharma nominated for prestigious  Khel Ratna Award

31 May 2020

Rohit Sharma nominated for prestigious Khel Ratna Award

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Saturday, nominated Rohit Sharma for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Is Stokes the greatest all-rounder in modern day cricket?

16 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Is Stokes the greatest all-rounder in modern day cricket?

International cricket has seen several eras wherein the sumptuous crop of all-rounders made merry.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev join ICA's initiative

02 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev join ICA's initiative

Indian legends Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev have extended support towards Indian Cricket Association in order to financially help nearly 30 needy players in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Kapil Dev shoots down Shoaib Akhtar's suggestion on Indo-Pak series

09 Apr 2020

Kapil Dev shoots down Shoaib Akhtar's suggestion on Indo-Pak series

Former Indian captain Kapil Dev shot down Shoaib Akhtar's suggestion to have an India-Pakistan series to raise funds which can help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Is Ishant Sharma India's quintessential match-winner overseas?

07 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Is Ishant Sharma India's quintessential match-winner overseas?

Ishant Sharma burst on to the international circuit in 2007.

Ranveer Singh's '83' postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

20 Mar 2020

Ranveer Singh's '83' postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

Ranveer Singh's ambitious sports drama 83 has become the latest victim of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

'Skip IPL if exhausted', Kapil Dev tells Indian players

28 Feb 2020

'Skip IPL if exhausted', Kapil Dev tells Indian players

Former Indian captain Kapil Dev feels the Indian mainstays should miss the IPL if they find international calendar gruelling.

New Zealand vs India: Management should back players, says Kapil

25 Feb 2020

New Zealand vs India: Management should back players, says Kapil

Former Indian skipper Kapil Dev slammed the Indian management for perpetually chopping the playing XI in every match.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Proud to lead India in World Cup, says Shailendra

23 Feb 2020

#NewsBytesExclusive: Proud to lead India in World Cup, says Shailendra

India are all set to feature in their maiden over 50s World Cup to be held in South Africa from March 10 to 24 this year.

NZ vs IND: Five stats which make Ishant Sharma substantial

23 Feb 2020

NZ vs IND: Five stats which make Ishant Sharma substantial

Fast bowler Ishant Sharma has been India's linchpin of the pace attack over the years.

83: Deepika looks just like Romi Dev in new poster

19 Feb 2020

83: Deepika looks just like Romi Dev in new poster

Giving an early morning surprise to her fans today, actress Deepika Padukone released her first look from the upcoming movie 83.

Ishant Sharma clears fitness set, set to join Indian squad

16 Feb 2020

Ishant Sharma clears fitness set, set to join Indian squad

Fast bowler Ishant Sharma cleared his fitness test at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru on Saturday.

Kapil Dev, Mohammad Azharuddin demand action against U-19 players

12 Feb 2020

Kapil Dev, Mohammad Azharuddin demand action against U-19 players

India failed to win their record-extending ICC U-19 World Cup title as they were outplayed by Bangladesh.

Ishant Sharma to undergo fitness test ahead of Test series

12 Feb 2020

Ishant Sharma to undergo fitness test ahead of Test series

Team India fast bowler Ishant Sharma will be appearing for a fitness test ahead of India's Test series against New Zealand.

Kapil Dev backs Pant to make a comeback

03 Feb 2020

Kapil Dev backs Pant to make a comeback

Youngster Rishabh Pant has lost his position as the first-choice wicket-keeper for India ever since he suffered a concussion in the first ODI against Australia.

BCCI names Madan Lal, RP Singh, Sulakshana Naik in CAC

31 Jan 2020

BCCI names Madan Lal, RP Singh, Sulakshana Naik in CAC

Former India cricketers Rudra Pratap Singh, Madan Lal and Sulakshana Naik were on Friday appointed members of the Cricket Advisory Committee by the BCCI.

The rise and rise of Indian pacer Mohammed Shami

31 Jan 2020

The rise and rise of Indian pacer Mohammed Shami

India's pace spearhead Mohammed Shami has time again proved why he is the nucleus of the Indian bowling attack.

First look poster of Ranveer Singh's sports drama '83' out

26 Jan 2020

First look poster of Ranveer Singh's sports drama '83' out

Bringing an end to the wait, the makers of Kabir Khan's much-anticipated sports drama film '83 have finally released the first look poster of the movie.

Here's whom Kapil Dev blames for Rishabh Pant being benched

26 Jan 2020

Here's whom Kapil Dev blames for Rishabh Pant being benched

Young Indian wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant has seemingly lost his place in the Team India XI, as opening batsman KL Rahul has been doing the job in the past few matches.

8 Bollywood films to look forward to in 2020

04 Jan 2020

8 Bollywood films to look forward to in 2020

Given the stage set by 2018 in terms of exciting content-driven cinema, 2019 was a boring and disappointing year for Bollywood films. With a pool of shoddy biopics and cringeworthy comedies, the year 2019 was rather unremarkable.

Ranveer rents flat for Rs. 7.25 lakh/month in Deepika's building

02 Jan 2020

Ranveer rents flat for Rs. 7.25 lakh/month in Deepika's building

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh has reportedly rented an apartment for a whopping Rs. 7.25 lakh per month in Beaumonde Towers, located in Mumbai's Prabhadevi.

Records which Rohit Sharma can break in 2020

02 Jan 2020

Records which Rohit Sharma can break in 2020

Indian senior opening batsman Rohit Sharma had a terrific 2019 with the bat and helped India do well across formats.

2nd ODI, India beat West Indies: List of records broken

18 Dec 2019

2nd ODI, India beat West Indies: List of records broken

The Indian cricket team beat West Indies on Wednesday to draw level in the three-match ODI series.

Ahmedabad Stadium could host a big opening game: Details here

02 Dec 2019

Ahmedabad Stadium could host a big opening game: Details here

The new-look Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad could be set for a big opening game.

Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman could return to CAC: Reports

30 Nov 2019

Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman could return to CAC: Reports

Cricketing legends Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman could be on their way back to helping the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

ICC Test Rankings: Shami breaks into top 10, Mayank rises

17 Nov 2019

ICC Test Rankings: Shami breaks into top 10, Mayank rises

Team India thrashed Bangladesh in the first Test by an innings and 130 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

BCCI ethics officer clears Sourav Ganguly of conflict of interest

17 Nov 2019

BCCI ethics officer clears Sourav Ganguly of conflict of interest

Newly elected Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly, who was served a conflict of interest notice, has been cleared of the charges by BCCI ethics officer Justice (retd.) DK Jain.

'83': Ranveer Singh nails Natraj shot, the Kapil Dev style

11 Nov 2019

'83': Ranveer Singh nails Natraj shot, the Kapil Dev style

Over the course of his extraordinary filmography, Ranveer Singh has established that he leaves no stone unturned while getting under the skin of his onscreen characters.

A look at the sparkling records of Virender Sehwag

20 Oct 2019

A look at the sparkling records of Virender Sehwag

Former Indian opening batsman Virender Sehwag turned 41 this month.

Ranking the best all-rounders in the history of cricket

16 Oct 2019

Ranking the best all-rounders in the history of cricket

Jacques Kallis is widely considered as the greatest all-rounder, the game has produced in both Tests and ODIs.

Top records held by captains in Test cricket: Details here

11 Oct 2019

Top records held by captains in Test cricket: Details here

Test cricket is considered to be the ultimate form of the game, as it is the toughest format, which tests the mental and physical endurance of a player to the utmost level.

Kapil Dev quits as BCCI CAC chief: Details here

02 Oct 2019

Kapil Dev quits as BCCI CAC chief: Details here

Former Indian World Cup-winning skipper Kapil Dev has resigned as the chief of BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC).

Cuttack unlikely to host third ODI between India and Windies

29 Sep 2019

Cuttack unlikely to host third ODI between India and Windies

Windies are set to tour India in December 2019 to play white-ball cricket, consisting of three ODIs and T20Is.

Deepika Padukone sets Paris Fashion Week on fire (Pics inside)

25 Sep 2019

Deepika Padukone sets Paris Fashion Week on fire (Pics inside)

Deepika Padukone is in Paris for the Fashion Week 2019 show, which will go on till October 1.