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Kumar Sangakkara turns 43: A look at his monumental records

27 Oct 2020

Kumar Sangakkara turns 43: A look at his monumental records

Sri Lankan maestro Kumar Sangakkara turned 43 on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka set to tour South Africa for two-Test series

25 Oct 2020

Sri Lanka set to tour South Africa for two-Test series

Sri Lanka will travel to South Africa in December to play a two-match Test series.

Virender Sehwag turns 42: A look at his monumental records

20 Oct 2020

Virender Sehwag turns 42: A look at his monumental records

One of the greatest cricketers in world cricket, Virender Sehwag, turned 42 on Tuesday.

Jacques Kallis turns 45: Here are his monumental records

16 Oct 2020

Jacques Kallis turns 45: Here are his monumental records

One of the greatest all-rounders, Jacques Kallis, turned 45 on Friday.

Former New Zealand captain John Reid passes away aged 92

14 Oct 2020

Former New Zealand captain John Reid passes away aged 92

One of New Zealand's finest cricketers John Reid has passed away aged 92 on Wednesday.

Vernon Philander's brother shot dead: Details here

08 Oct 2020

Vernon Philander's brother shot dead: Details here

Former South African pacer Vernon Philander's younger brother Tyrone was shot dead in the family's hometown Ravensmead, Cape Town on Wednesday.

Hardik Pandya is going to bowl soon: Zaheer Khan

27 Sep 2020

Hardik Pandya is going to bowl soon: Zaheer Khan

Mumbai Indians Director of Cricket Operations Zaheer Khan, on Sunday, hinted that all-rounder Hardik Pandya will bowl soon in the tournament.

IPL 2020, RCB vs MI: Match preview, Dream11 and more

27 Sep 2020

IPL 2020, RCB vs MI: Match preview, Dream11 and more

Royal Challengers Bangalore will lock horns with Mumbai Indians in the tenth match of 2020 IPL at Dubai.

Coronavirus: Seven-day average down; has India moved past the worst?

27 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: Seven-day average down; has India moved past the worst?

The seven-day average of new coronavirus cases in India has been steadily declining for nine days now, a development that provides a small respite to the second-worst hit nation.

Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine goes into final human trials

23 Sep 2020

Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine goes into final human trials

In a major development, American pharma giant Johnson & Johnson has launched the final trial of its COVID-19 vaccine.

England vs Australia, 1st ODI: Preview, Dream11 and more

10 Sep 2020

England vs Australia, 1st ODI: Preview, Dream11 and more

England and Australia are set to battle it out in a three-match ODI series, with the first encounter to be played on Friday at Old Trafford in Manchester.

Australia back Marcus Stoinis to become finisher like MS Dhoni

05 Sep 2020

Australia back Marcus Stoinis to become finisher like MS Dhoni

Australian fast bowler and vice-captain Pat Cummins, on Saturday, indicated that the team will persist with Marcus Stoinis in the limited-overs set-up.

Waqar Younis advocates one brand of ball in Test cricket

03 Sep 2020

Waqar Younis advocates one brand of ball in Test cricket

Former Pakistani pacer and the incumbent bowling coach Waqar Younis believes the International Cricket Council (ICC) should standardize the brand of ball in Test cricket.

England vs Australia, 1st T20I: Preview, Dream11 and more

03 Sep 2020

England vs Australia, 1st T20I: Preview, Dream11 and more

England and Australia gear up for a three-match T20I series, starting September 4 at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.

Mohammed Shami turns 30: A look at his major records

03 Sep 2020

Mohammed Shami turns 30: A look at his major records

Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami, on Thursday, turned 30.

Ishant Sharma turns 32: A look at his splendid records

02 Sep 2020

Ishant Sharma turns 32: A look at his splendid records

Indian pace spearhead Ishant Sharma turned 32 on Wednesday.

Player profile: Who is England batting sensation Tom Banton?

29 Aug 2020

Player profile: Who is England batting sensation Tom Banton?

21-year-old England batsman Tom Banton could be pivotal for Kolkata Knight Riders in the upcoming Indian Premier League 2020 season.

Warner Bros., DC virtual FanDome unites all comic fans globally

27 Aug 2020

Warner Bros., DC virtual FanDome unites all comic fans globally

Warner Bros. did the unthinkable, and they have the pandemic to thank for!

Some Chinese smartphones shipped with malware, stole money

26 Aug 2020

Some Chinese smartphones shipped with malware, stole money

Chinese smartphone maker TECNO, known for taking on the likes of budget players in emerging markets, has landed in a major controversy.

Hope world eradicates COVID-19 faster than Spanish Flu: WHO chief

22 Aug 2020

Hope world eradicates COVID-19 faster than Spanish Flu: WHO chief

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in a statement on Friday, said that he hopes that the world gets rid of COVID-19 in less than two years, faster than what it took to eradicate the 1918 Spanish Flu.

Pace spearhead Ishant Sharma nominated for prestigious Arjuna Award

18 Aug 2020

Pace spearhead Ishant Sharma nominated for prestigious Arjuna Award

Indian pace spearhead Ishant Sharma is among 29 athletes who have been recommended for this year's Arjuna award by the National Sports Awards selection committee.

Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine goes into mid-stage human trials: Details here

17 Aug 2020

Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine goes into mid-stage human trials: Details here

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to explode around the world, drug companies from different companies are racing to get a safe preventive vaccine ready.

Interesting records held by Suresh Raina in international cricket

16 Aug 2020

Interesting records held by Suresh Raina in international cricket

Moments after former Indian captain MS Dhoni informed about his retirement, Indian batsman Suresh Raina also called time on his international career.

Records broken by Ben Stokes in 2020 (Test cricket)

14 Aug 2020

Records broken by Ben Stokes in 2020 (Test cricket)

Ever since his debut, Ben Stokes has been an indispensable asset for England across the formats.

Stuart Broad fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

12 Aug 2020

Stuart Broad fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

England fast bowler Stuart Broad has been docked off 15 percent of his match fee for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the first Test against Pakistan in Manchester.

England vs Pakistan: Ben Stokes to miss remainder of series

10 Aug 2020

England vs Pakistan: Ben Stokes to miss remainder of series

England all-rounder Ben Stokes will miss the remaining two Tests against Pakistan after opting out due to personal reasons.

Jonty Rhodes highlights importance of Ayurveda in sports

09 Aug 2020

Jonty Rhodes highlights importance of Ayurveda in sports

Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes has launched an AI-based Ayurveda company 'We R Wellness' along with Indian businessman Rajat Sharma and Ayurveda specialist and sports nutritionist Dr Onkar Rajiv Bilgi.

New Zealand accept decision to postpone Women's World Cup

08 Aug 2020

New Zealand accept decision to postpone Women's World Cup

The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Friday, postponed the Women's World Cup until February 2022 due to uncertainty over COVID-19 pandemic.

England vs Pakistan: Statistical preview of first Test

04 Aug 2020

England vs Pakistan: Statistical preview of first Test

England and Pakistan are all set to lock horns in the first of three-Test series from August 5 at the Old Trafford.

SII gets nod for Oxford COVID vaccine phase 2/3 trials

03 Aug 2020

SII gets nod for Oxford COVID vaccine phase 2/3 trials

The Serum Institute of India (SII) has gotten the approval to conduct phase 2 and 3 human clinical trials of the COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by Oxford University.

Women's T20 Challenge to commence on November 1 in UAE

02 Aug 2020

Women's T20 Challenge to commence on November 1 in UAE

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly confirmed that Women's T20 Challenge will be played in UAE from November 1-14.

Rahul Dravid highlights impact of COVID-19 on Indian cricket

02 Aug 2020

Rahul Dravid highlights impact of COVID-19 on Indian cricket

Former Indian captain Rahul Dravid believes Indian cricket will suffer if the sport doesn't resume in the next two months.

England take third position in ICC World Test Championship rankings

29 Jul 2020

England take third position in ICC World Test Championship rankings

The England cricket team beat West Indies in the third Test match on Tuesday to win the series by a 2-1 margin.

WI could host part of SA series ahead of IPL

25 Jul 2020

WI could host part of SA series ahead of IPL

Cricket West Indies is hopeful of hosting at least a part of the proposed series against South Africa in early September before the players get involved in the Indian Premier League to be held in UAE.

We pushed ABD to participate in T20 WC: De Kock

22 Jul 2020

We pushed ABD to participate in T20 WC: De Kock

The International Cricket Council, on Monday, postponed the Men's T20 World Cup due to coronavirus pandemic.

BCCI expects ICC to announce T20 World Cup postponement

19 Jul 2020

BCCI expects ICC to announce T20 World Cup postponement

The fate of this year's Indian Premier League could be decided on Monday when the International Cricket Council (ICC) meets virtually.

3TC Solidarity Cup: AB de Villiers' Eagles clinch gold

18 Jul 2020

3TC Solidarity Cup: AB de Villiers' Eagles clinch gold

Takealot Eagles clinched gold in the inaugural 3TC Solidarity Cup, that marked the resumption of professional cricket in South Africa.

A look at Ben Stokes' best Test centuries till date

18 Jul 2020

A look at Ben Stokes' best Test centuries till date

Ben Stokes brought up his 10th career Test century after breezing past the West Indian bowlers in the ongoing second Test at Old Trafford, Manchester.

Buttler has two Tests to save his career: Darren Gough

13 Jul 2020

Buttler has two Tests to save his career: Darren Gough

Former England bowler Darren Gough believes Jos Buttler would need to start scoring runs in order to keep his spot in the Test squad.

Ajinkya Rahane gearing up for an ODI comeback

11 Jul 2020

Ajinkya Rahane gearing up for an ODI comeback

Indian middle order batsman Ajinkya Rahane believes he could still make a comeback in the limited-overs arena.