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Virat Kohli wants India to maintain high standards after Bangladesh romp

New Delhi, Nov 17: India thrashed Bangladesh inside three days in the opening test to inch closer to their 12th successive home series victory but skipper Virat Kohli is only interested in maintaining high standards and not in flattering numbers.

Table-topping India have now won all six tests since the World Test Championship kicked in, including a 3-0 whitewash...

3rd T20I: India women thrash West Indies by 7 wickets, clinch series

Guyana, Nov 15: India women thrashed West Indies by seven wickets in the third T20I here at Providence Stadium on Thursday (local time).With this win, India took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series.

Chasing a small target of 60 runs, India had a poor start as both of their openers, Shafali Verma(0) and Smriti Mandhana(3), were sent...

India vs Bangladesh: India leads Bangladesh by 38 runs

Nov 15: India was 188 for 3 at lunch on day two, leading Bangladesh by 38 runs in the first Test here on Friday.

Opener Mayank Agarwal was unbeaten on 91 and Ajinkya Rahane was batting on 35 at the break.

Brief Scores:

Bangladesh 1st innings: 150 all out in 58.3 overs (Mushfiqur Rahim 43; Mohammed Shami...

Kohli supports Maxwell's break due to mental health issue; recalls his own struggle

Indore, Nov 13: India skipper Virat Kohli has full support for Glenn Maxwell, who recently decided to take a break from cricket to deal with his mental health issues, saying that the Australian has set a right example for all the cricketers and called his confession remarkable.

"I think what Glenn has done is remarkable and he has set...

PV Sindhu still our best bet at major tournaments: Pullela Gopichand

Mumbai, Nov 13: Chief coach Pullela Gopichand on Tuesday rued that the tournament calender, packed with mandatory events, combined with the pressure of Olympic qualification has not given any respite to the players, who are now dealing with injuries and lack of form.

Gopichand, credited for transforming Indian badminton, said not only the Indians but almost all top players...

Struggling batsmen give Australia selection headache

Melbourne, Nov 13: Australia's hopes of resolving their batting problems in time for the test series against Pakistan have proved forlorn, with a slew of candidates failing to stake their claim since the Ashes.

Selectors name the test squad on Thursday but will have to rely on their gut rather than hard numbers when picking an opening partner for...

Indian cricket team is the 'Boss', says Shoaib Akhtar

New Delhi, Nov 12: Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar has lauded team India's performance in the recently concluded T20I series, saying that the Men in Blue are the 'Boss' of the game.

"India have proved who the boss is in the match. Though India lost the first game but made a clinical comeback in the series, courtesy Rohit Sharma's...

Sri Lanka becomes first South Asian nation to criminalise offences related to match-fixing

London, Nov 12: Sri Lanka has become the first South Asian nation to criminalise several offences related to match-fixing as its parliament passed all three readings of a bill labelled "Prevention of Offences Related to Sports".

If a person is found guilty of committing an offence related to corruption in sports, then he may find himself jailed for a...

Shafali, Deepti power team to 10-wicket win over WI

Gros Islet, Nov 11: Teenager Shafali Verma scored her second consecutive half-century after off-spinner Deepti Sharma starred with the ball as the Indian women's cricket team registered an emphatic 10-wicket win over the West Indies in the second T20 International here.

The 15-year-old Shafali continued her impressive run by scoring a quick-fire 69 off 35 balls alongside Smriti Mandhana...

'Hats off Ranveer': Kapil Dev reacts to actor's Natraj shot for movie '83'

New Delhi, Nov 11: Former India World-Cup winning captain Kapil Dev is all praise for actor Ranveer Singh's post wherein the actor perfected the cricket stalwart's famous 'Natraj shot'.

Dev retweeted Ranveer's post and wrote, "Hats off Ranveer!".

Ranveer Singh is essaying Kapil's role in his upcoming sports film '83'.

Earlier in the day, Ranveer took to...