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Bhuvneshwar Kumar eyes a comeback in Test cricket

29 May 2020

Bhuvneshwar Kumar eyes a comeback in Test cricket

Indian pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar expressed his desire to make a comeback in the longest format.

The plight of sporting events amid lockdown: Details here

29 May 2020

The plight of sporting events amid lockdown: Details here

The sports fraternity has taken the brunt of COVID-19 pandemic in the past few months.

Cricket Australia announces dates for summer fixtures: Details here

28 May 2020

Cricket Australia announces dates for summer fixtures: Details here

Cricket Australia has announced a full international schedule for the 2020-21 summer.

New Zealand Cricket braces for job losses amid coronavirus pandemic

28 May 2020

New Zealand Cricket braces for job losses amid coronavirus pandemic

The New Zealand cricket board is set to cut down its workforce approximately by 10-15 percent and save $1.5 million as they prepare for an expected fall in revenue due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What lies ahead for Jasprit Bumrah?

27 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: What lies ahead for Jasprit Bumrah?

India's pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah recently made his comeback in international cricket from a prolonged back injury.

Stuff, New Zealand's popular media group, sold for Rs. 46

25 May 2020

Stuff, New Zealand's popular media group, sold for Rs. 46

Stuff Limited, one of New Zealand's largest media organizations, is set to be purchased by its CEO for a single NZ dollar (61 cents).

Rohit Sharma to undergo fitness test before returning to action

24 May 2020

Rohit Sharma to undergo fitness test before returning to action

Indian opener Rohit Sharma will have to clear a fitness test in order to make a comeback in international cricket.

#NewsBytesExplainer: The rise of New Zealand under Kane Williamson

23 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: The rise of New Zealand under Kane Williamson

New Zealand recently cleaned up the mighty Indians 3-0 and 2-0 in the ODI and Test series respectively.

'Avatar 2' production to resume in New Zealand next week

23 May 2020

'Avatar 2' production to resume in New Zealand next week

Even a decade after the release of James Cameron's path-breaking science-fiction epic Avatar, fans are still waiting for a sequel.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Will split captaincy work for Team India?

22 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Will split captaincy work for Team India?

Former England captain Nasser Hussain recently voiced his opinion on the long-standing debate of split captaincy.

Ben Stokes highlights Kohli's remarks over size of Edgbaston stadium

19 May 2020

Ben Stokes highlights Kohli's remarks over size of Edgbaston stadium

England all-rounder Ben Stokes slammed Virat Kohli for lamenting about the size of Edgbaston cricket stadium following India's defeat to England in the 2019 World Cup fixture.

India did not plan well for 2019 WC: Yuvraj Singh

17 May 2020

India did not plan well for 2019 WC: Yuvraj Singh

Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh believes the Indian squad lacked experience in the 2019 World Cup.

Mike Hesson hopeful of IPL taking place this year

17 May 2020

Mike Hesson hopeful of IPL taking place this year

Mike Hesson, Royal Challengers Bangalore's director of cricket operations, is still hopeful of the Indian Premier League (IPL) taking place this year despite the coronavirus pandemic.

#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.

US Senator releases plan to hold China accountable for COVID-19

15 May 2020

US Senator releases plan to hold China accountable for COVID-19

As calls to probe the origin of the novel coronavirus have only grown stronger, a United States Senator has unveiled a plan to hold China accountable for the pandemic.

#NewsBytesExplainer: All you need to know about Yo-Yo test

15 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: All you need to know about Yo-Yo test

The advent of fitness culture has undoubtedly raised the bar of Indian cricket as compared to previous decades.

Kyle Jamieson handed central contract by New Zealand Cricket

15 May 2020

Kyle Jamieson handed central contract by New Zealand Cricket

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has announced central contracts list for the season 2020-21.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why wrist-spin will rule the T20 World Cup?

13 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why wrist-spin will rule the T20 World Cup?

Wrist-spinners are always deemed as trump cards across all the three formats.

Test cricket will die if India abandon it: Greg Chappell

13 May 2020

Test cricket will die if India abandon it: Greg Chappell

Australian legend Greg Chappell believes Test cricket is sustained only by the top-ranked nations, otherwise it will perish soon.

#NewsBytesExplainer: The Fab Four of fast bowling

12 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: The Fab Four of fast bowling

The game of cricket has had a profound history of manufacturing 'Fab Four' in every generation.

'Australia have struggled overseas', says Gautam Gambhir

11 May 2020

'Australia have struggled overseas', says Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir is disgruntled with Australia reclaiming the number one Test spot.

Archer labels Rahul as toughest T20 batsman he's bowled to

10 May 2020

Archer labels Rahul as toughest T20 batsman he's bowled to

England fast bowler Jofra Archer has picked India's KL Rahul as the best T20 batsman he has ever bowled to.

I have been keen on improving mental state: Virat Kohli

10 May 2020

I have been keen on improving mental state: Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli revealed that he has always focused on mental health, regardless of the pandemic.

Joe Burns wants to do well against India in Tests

07 May 2020

Joe Burns wants to do well against India in Tests

Australian batsman Joe Burns is eyeing the Test series against India to solidify his place in the side, should the series take place later this year.

NZ 'halfway down Everest'; unveils plan to ease coronavirus lockdown

07 May 2020

NZ 'halfway down Everest'; unveils plan to ease coronavirus lockdown

New Zealand, which has been receiving praises for its handling of the coronavirus outbreak, has unveiled plans to further ease its nationwide lockdown.

Five instances when Ajinkya Rahane rose to occasion for India

06 May 2020

Five instances when Ajinkya Rahane rose to occasion for India

Ajinkya Rahane has been the linchpin of Indian middle order in Test cricket, ever since he announced his arrival.

#NewsBytesExplainer: How India consolidated number one Test spot (2016-20)

04 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: How India consolidated number one Test spot (2016-20)

Australia recently dethroned India in the ICC Test Team Rankings.

Senior players deliberately underperformed against Kiwis in 2009: Rana Naved

04 May 2020

Senior players deliberately underperformed against Kiwis in 2009: Rana Naved

Former Pakistan pacer Rana Naved-ul-Hasan has revealed that a number of senior players deliberately underperformed during the 2009 ODI series against New Zealand in UAE.

Australia's goal is to win in India: Justin Langer

01 May 2020

Australia's goal is to win in India: Justin Langer

Australia's head coach Justin Langer was elated after the team dethroned India to claim top spot in the latest ICC Test Rankings.

IPL: All-time XI of Sunrisers Hyderabad

01 May 2020

IPL: All-time XI of Sunrisers Hyderabad

Sunrisers Hyderabad have been one of the most robust sides in the IPL.

ICC Rankings: Team India loses No. 1 Test spot

01 May 2020

ICC Rankings: Team India loses No. 1 Test spot

The Indian cricket team lost its number one spot in the ICC Test Rankings.

New Zealand Cricket awards: Ross Taylor bags Richard Hadlee medal

01 May 2020

New Zealand Cricket awards: Ross Taylor bags Richard Hadlee medal

New Zealand Cricket announced the last set of awards on Friday.

#NewsBytesExplainer: The art of leaving the ball in Test cricket

28 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: The art of leaving the ball in Test cricket

Test cricket is the ultimate test of skill and endurance.

Tim Southee, Tom Latham clinch First-class honors at NZC awards

29 Apr 2020

Tim Southee, Tom Latham clinch First-class honors at NZC awards

Tim Southee and Tom Latham won the First-class awards on day two of the 2020 New Zealand Cricket annual awards (virtual).

New Zealand 'eliminates' coronavirus; cases down to single digits

27 Apr 2020

New Zealand 'eliminates' coronavirus; cases down to single digits

New Zealand has achieved its goal of "elimination" of the coronavirus as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said they have "won the battle" against community transmission.

IPL: All-time XI of Mumbai Indians

26 Apr 2020

IPL: All-time XI of Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians have been the most successful franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Jofra Archer loses his World Cup winners' medal

26 Apr 2020

Jofra Archer loses his World Cup winners' medal

England pace spearhead Jofra Archer revealed his World Cup winners' medal has gone missing after he shifted to a new house.

Fully fit Bhuvneshwar Kumar is raring to go: Details here

24 Apr 2020

Fully fit Bhuvneshwar Kumar is raring to go: Details here

Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has fully recovered post a sports hernia surgery.

India should win next two World Cups: Rohit Sharma

24 Apr 2020

India should win next two World Cups: Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma believes Team India should win at least two of the impending three World Cups.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: ICC T20 World Cup may be postponed, feels Finch

23 Apr 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: ICC T20 World Cup may be postponed, feels Finch

Australia's limited-overs captain Aaron Finch feels the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 could be postponed by 2-3 months in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.