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T20 World Cup could be postponed: Kumar Sangakkara

30 May 2020

T20 World Cup could be postponed: Kumar Sangakkara

Former Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara voiced his opinion on the fate of ICC T20 World Cup.

Jos Buttler to auction CWC final jersey to raise funds

01 Apr 2020

Jos Buttler to auction CWC final jersey to raise funds

England batsman Jos Buttler announced that he will be putting the jersey he wore in the final of World Cup 2019 on auction.

ECB announces aid package for English cricket amid coronavirus outbreak

01 Apr 2020

ECB announces aid package for English cricket amid coronavirus outbreak

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced a £61 million ($76 million) aid package for English cricket in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

MCC to play List-A and T20 in Pakistan: Details here

12 Feb 2020

MCC to play List-A and T20 in Pakistan: Details here

The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) is all set to tour Pakistan to play a few games.

Kumar Sangakkara to lead MCC against Pakistan: Details here

30 Jan 2020

Kumar Sangakkara to lead MCC against Pakistan: Details here

Former Sri Lankan wicket-keeper batsman and reigning Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) President, Kumar Sangakkara, is all set to travel to Pakistan once again, with his bat and gloves.

IPL 2020: MA Chidambaram stadium to reopen closed stands

30 Jan 2020

IPL 2020: MA Chidambaram stadium to reopen closed stands

In what comes as a welcome development for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) fans, the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) has decided to reopen its closed stands for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

MCC World Cricket Committee ropes in Alastair Cook, Ricky Skerritt

29 Jan 2020

MCC World Cricket Committee ropes in Alastair Cook, Ricky Skerritt

Former English skipper Sir Alastair Cook, along with former Windies manager Ricky Skerritt, have been roped in as the newest members of the MCC World Cricket Committee.

For communal tweets, Kapil Mishra banned from campaigning for 48-hours

25 Jan 2020

For communal tweets, Kapil Mishra banned from campaigning for 48-hours

Known for spewing venom and passing communal remarks, Bharatiya Janata Party's Kapil Mishra was on Saturday banned from campaigning for 48 hours by the Election Commission.

'India v/s Pakistan' tweet: Kapil Mishra replies to election body

24 Jan 2020

'India v/s Pakistan' tweet: Kapil Mishra replies to election body

BJP's Kapil Mishra, whose communal tweet before Delhi Assembly polls sparked controversy, has told the Returning Officer that his words were taken out of context.

New Zealand win Spirit of Cricket award: Details here

03 Dec 2019

New Zealand win Spirit of Cricket award: Details here

Runners-up of ICC World Cup 2019, New Zealand, have been awarded the prestigious Martin-Jenkins Spirit of Cricket award for the best sporting conduct for the year.

Tendulkar, Lara to feature in T20 tourney: Details here

15 Oct 2019

Tendulkar, Lara to feature in T20 tourney: Details here

Several former cricket legends including the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Brian Lara are set to part in the Road Safety World Series scheduled to be held in India early next year.

Will Sri Lanka play Test cricket in Pakistan?

17 Aug 2019

Will Sri Lanka play Test cricket in Pakistan?

Test cricket could be set for a return to Pakistan after 10 years, with Sri Lanka planning to play a Test in the nation, later this year.

Will cricket finally be a part of Olympics?

13 Aug 2019

Will cricket finally be a part of Olympics?

Cricket is one of the few major sports which is not played in the Olympics.

Meet the selector who picked both Tendulkar and his son

10 Aug 2019

Meet the selector who picked both Tendulkar and his son

Sachin Tendulkar became one of the major success stories after rising as a prodigy from Mumbai to become the best in his generation in international cricket.

Mistake to award England six runs in final: Simon Taufel

15 Jul 2019

Mistake to award England six runs in final: Simon Taufel

The ICC World Cup 2019 got over on Sunday with England being crowned champions on the basis of the number of boundaries hit after both the match and super over ended in a tie.

Watch: Arjun Tendulkar produces magical delivery to dismiss Surrey batsman

18 Jun 2019

Watch: Arjun Tendulkar produces magical delivery to dismiss Surrey batsman

Arjun Tendulkar has made rapid strides on the cricket field in the last couple of years.

Cave where PM Modi meditated had Wi-Fi, phone, toilet: Report

19 May 2019

Cave where PM Modi meditated had Wi-Fi, phone, toilet: Report

All of us have seen how devotees go to Kedarnath. Holding sticks in their hands they await their turns to pray at the holy shrine of Lord Shiva.

Decoding PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi's election campaigns

18 May 2019

Decoding PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi's election campaigns

While this two-month-long election season awaits conclusion, campaigning for the seventh phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections wrapped up on Friday.

Top EC officer opts out of meetings over PM's clean-chits

18 May 2019

Top EC officer opts out of meetings over PM's clean-chits

Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has recused himself from all meetings of the Election Commission (EC) to discuss Model Code of Conduct (MCC) violations over his "minority decisions going unrecorded," reported NDTV.

#Elections2019: Election Commission declares seizures worth a whopping Rs. 3,439cr

18 May 2019

#Elections2019: Election Commission declares seizures worth a whopping Rs. 3,439cr

The Election Commission (EC) declared it has seized a whopping Rs. 3,439cr across India this polling season.

Here are the best moments of IPL 2019

13 May 2019

Here are the best moments of IPL 2019

The IPL 2019 has come to an end, with Mumbai Indians claiming the record fourth title to become the most successful team in the history.

Congress says EC biased toward Modi-Shah, SC refuses to interfere

08 May 2019

Congress says EC biased toward Modi-Shah, SC refuses to interfere

The Congress had complained to Supreme Court alleging that Election Commission has been giving a free pass to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah, hoping that the court might take some action.

Rajiv Gandhi remark: Congress asks EC to act against Modi

06 May 2019

Rajiv Gandhi remark: Congress asks EC to act against Modi

The Congress has complained to Election Commission asking the body to take action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his choice of words against former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Pragya Thakur allegedly violates 72-hour campaign ban, gets EC notice

05 May 2019

Pragya Thakur allegedly violates 72-hour campaign ban, gets EC notice

Bhopal district election officer has sent a notice to Pragya Thakur, BJP's candidate for Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency after she allegedly violated the Election Commission's order.

Election Commission gives clean chits to both Modi and Rahul

03 May 2019

Election Commission gives clean chits to both Modi and Rahul

Handing over a long rope to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Election Commission gave him another clean chit on Thursday for his speech in which he claimed India hadn't kept its nuclear buttons for Diwali.

Kumar Sangakkara to become MCC President from October 2019

02 May 2019

Kumar Sangakkara to become MCC President from October 2019

Former Sri Lankan cricket hero Kumar Sangakkara is set to become the next MCC President from October 1, 2019 for a period of one year

Cyclone Fani inches towards Odisha, state put on high alert

01 May 2019

Cyclone Fani inches towards Odisha, state put on high alert

Cyclone Fani has turned into "extremely severe cyclonic storm" and is inching towards the coast of Odisha, prompting MeT Department to issue a orange warning.

L-G Kiran Bedi can't interfere in Puducherry government's activities: HC

30 Apr 2019

L-G Kiran Bedi can't interfere in Puducherry government's activities: HC

Handing over a major setback to Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi, Madras High Court on Tuesday said she can't act independently and neither can she interfere in day-to-day activities of the government.

Congress moves SC against Modi, Shah for violating poll code

29 Apr 2019

Congress moves SC against Modi, Shah for violating poll code

On Monday, Congress moved Supreme Court alleging that Election Commission isn't taking action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah for violating Model Code of Conduct.

ICC World Cup 2019: Who is Afghanistan's Hamid Hassan?

22 Apr 2019

ICC World Cup 2019: Who is Afghanistan's Hamid Hassan?

Upcoming cricket giants, Afghanistan on Monday announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC World Cup.

Watch: Shikhar Dhawan dances on crease following attempted Mankading

21 Apr 2019

Watch: Shikhar Dhawan dances on crease following attempted Mankading

Ever since the Mankading incident happened in IPL 2019, there have been numerous discussions as to whether the law is right and within the spirit of the game.

Pragya Thakur claims she helped raze Babri Masjid, gets EC-notice

21 Apr 2019

Pragya Thakur claims she helped raze Babri Masjid, gets EC-notice

While the storm over her 'curse' comment was still raging, BJP's Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya sparked a new controversy on Saturday when she claimed she helped demolish Babri Masjid in 1992.

Series on Modi streaming without permission: Poll officer tells EC

16 Apr 2019

Series on Modi streaming without permission: Poll officer tells EC

While the Election Commission banned the release of a biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a web series on him streamed on Eros Now without proper certification, Delhi's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) told the top polling body.

Don't air non-certified content on NaMo TV: Electoral Officer

13 Apr 2019

Don't air non-certified content on NaMo TV: Electoral Officer

A day after Election Commission said that political content on NaMo TV can't be aired without prior certification, Delhi's Chief Electoral Officer wrote a letter to BJP informing about the same.

No votes, no work: Maneka Gandhi threatens Muslim voters

12 Apr 2019

No votes, no work: Maneka Gandhi threatens Muslim voters

Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Maneka Gandhi was caught on camera threatening Muslim voters in Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh, from where she will contest polls this time.

NaMo TV can't air political content without approval, rules EC

12 Apr 2019

NaMo TV can't air political content without approval, rules EC

NaMo TV, a 24-hour channel which mysteriously appeared on DTH platforms last month, can't air political content without approval, the Election Commission said on Thursday.

PM Modi's Balakot comment during rally violated code: Report

11 Apr 2019

PM Modi's Balakot comment during rally violated code: Report

Prima facie the comments of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Latur, where he asked first-time voters to vote for army men who carried out the Balakot strikes, violated the Model Code of Conduct, a report in IE claimed.

SC won't interfere in release of Narendra Modi's biopic

09 Apr 2019

SC won't interfere in release of Narendra Modi's biopic

A Supreme Court bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, refused to interfere in the release of movie PM Narendra Modi, saying too much time is wasted on non-issues.

Congress seeks ban on TV serials promoting BJP's schemes

09 Apr 2019

Congress seeks ban on TV serials promoting BJP's schemes

Maharashtra Congress has taken strong objection to two channels for airing serials focusing on schemes of Centre, at a time when Model Code of Conduct (MCC) is in place for the upcoming polls.

Modiji ki sena: EC lets off Adityanath with a warning

06 Apr 2019

Modiji ki sena: EC lets off Adityanath with a warning

The Election Commission on Friday asked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to be "careful" with his utterances in future, days after the BJP leader called Indian Army as "Modiji ki sena".