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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.

ICC to shift T20 World Cup from India?

27 May 2020

ICC to shift T20 World Cup from India?

The ongoing battle between International Cricket Council (ICC) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) seems to have taken an ugly turn.

Captaincy comes naturally to me: Dean Elgar

25 May 2020

Captaincy comes naturally to me: Dean Elgar

South African opener Deal Elgar expressed interest in captaining South Africa in Test cricket.

#NewsBytesExplainer: History beckons as James Anderson returns to action

24 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: History beckons as James Anderson returns to action

James Anderson has been a pioneer of England's bowling attack in Test cricket for years.

Indian government to decide fate of IPL: Kiren Rijiju

24 May 2020

Indian government to decide fate of IPL: Kiren Rijiju

India's Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju, on Sunday, clarified that any decision regarding the commencement of Indian Premier League (IPL) will be taken by the government.

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.

Alex Hales deserves a second chance: Chris Woakes

23 May 2020

Alex Hales deserves a second chance: Chris Woakes

England all-rounder Chris Woakes believes Alex Hales should be given another chance to prove himself at the big stage.

#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.

Cricket boards should stop sending players to IPL: Allan Border

22 May 2020

Cricket boards should stop sending players to IPL: Allan Border

Former Australian skipper Allan Border believes the Indian Premier League (IPL) should not be given precedence over the T20 World Cup.

David Warner says international calendar will decide his BBL participation

21 May 2020

David Warner says international calendar will decide his BBL participation

Australian batsman David Warner feels his participation in the Big Bash League (BBL) would depend on how the international calendar pans out on cricket's resumption amid the coronavirus pandemic.

KL Rahul not a permanent wicket-keeping option: Parthiv Patel

20 May 2020

KL Rahul not a permanent wicket-keeping option: Parthiv Patel

Indian wicket-keeper Parthiv Patel voiced his opinion on the ongoing debate between Rishabh Pant and KL Rahul.

#NewBytesExplainer: India to bank on Hardik Pandya in T20 WC

19 May 2020

#NewBytesExplainer: India to bank on Hardik Pandya in T20 WC

Hardik Pandya is touted as India's greatest all-rounder in today's time.

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.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Importance of bouncers in T20 cricket

18 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Importance of bouncers in T20 cricket

A bouncer is the most common, yet profound weapon in the arsenal of fast bowlers.

Aiden Markram expresses desire to lead South Africa

18 May 2020

Aiden Markram expresses desire to lead South Africa

South African opener Aiden Markram has expressed interest to lead the national Test side.

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.

When MS Dhoni missed a chance to stump Sabbir Rahman

17 May 2020

When MS Dhoni missed a chance to stump Sabbir Rahman

Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman described the incident from 2019 World Cup, when Indian legend Mahendra Singh Dhoni missed a chance to stump him.

#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.

Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony has been postponed: Details here

16 May 2020

Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony has been postponed: Details here

FIFA's The Best awards ceremony, scheduled to be held in Milan on September 21, has been postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic, world football's governing body confirmed.

Coronavirus outbreak: Wankhede Stadium to be used as quarantine centre

16 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Wankhede Stadium to be used as quarantine centre

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has directed the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) to use Wankhede Stadium as quarantine facility for COVID-19 patients in the city.

Lucky to have started my journey under Dhoni: du Plessis

15 May 2020

Lucky to have started my journey under Dhoni: du Plessis

Former South African skipper Faf du Plessis feels lucky to have commenced his journey in the sport with Chennai Super Kings.

#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.

World Cup 2023 the ultimate goal for David Warner

13 May 2020

World Cup 2023 the ultimate goal for David Warner

Australian opener David Warner believes he is at the pinnacle of his career at the moment.

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.

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup: New dates have been confirmed

12 May 2020

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup: New dates have been confirmed

The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup which was supposed to be held India in November 2020, will now take place between February 17 to March 7 in 2021.

AB inspired me to bat at number three: Shakib

11 May 2020

AB inspired me to bat at number three: Shakib

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan described how a conversation with AB de Villiers made him change his batting position ahead of the 2019 World Cup.

#NewsBytesExplainer: ICC rules that should be scrapped

10 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: ICC rules that should be scrapped

Cricket has been a beautiful game of fine proportions ever since its inception.

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.

Sarfaraz Ahmed set to be demoted in central contracts list

09 May 2020

Sarfaraz Ahmed set to be demoted in central contracts list

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is all set to demote former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed in the central contracts list.

BCCI plans to field two Indian teams post resumption

09 May 2020

BCCI plans to field two Indian teams post resumption

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is considering to field two separate Indian teams in simultaneous series, once cricket resumes.

Happy Birthday, Pat Cummins: Unknown facts about the Australian seamer

08 May 2020

Happy Birthday, Pat Cummins: Unknown facts about the Australian seamer

Australian seamer Pat Cummins is deemed one of the greatest fast bowlers in modern day cricket.

I feel the pressure during first few deliveries: MS Dhoni

08 May 2020

I feel the pressure during first few deliveries: MS Dhoni

Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is renowned for handling his nerves well during crunch situations.

#NewsBytesExplainer: The invention of Ross Taylor 2.0

06 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: The invention of Ross Taylor 2.0

New Zealand middle order batsman Ross Taylor has taken huge strides in international cricket of late.

'MS Dhoni is back,' tweets Chennai Super Kings

05 May 2020

'MS Dhoni is back,' tweets Chennai Super Kings

Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is spending quality time with his family in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Ben Stokes to run half marathon, raise funds

05 May 2020

Ben Stokes to run half marathon, raise funds

England cricket team all-rounder Ben Stokes will run his maiden half marathon on Tuesday to raise funds for a charity and hospitals battling the coronavirus pandemic.

Faf du Plessis wants to play all the three formats

04 May 2020

Faf du Plessis wants to play all the three formats

Former South African captain Faf du Plessis is looking to represent his country across all the three formats.

Both Messi and Sachin are extremely humble, feels Suresh Raina

03 May 2020

Both Messi and Sachin are extremely humble, feels Suresh Raina

Indian batsman Suresh Raina believes both Sachin Tendulkar and Lionel Messi are down to earth, despite their legendary stature.

I thought of committing suicide thrice: Mohammed Shami

03 May 2020

I thought of committing suicide thrice: Mohammed Shami

Indian pace spearhead Mohammed Shami opened up on the struggles of his international career.