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Dhoni to set up cricket academy in Dubai

Mumbai, Aug 17: MS Dhoni, India’s World Cup winning captain, has announced that he’ll be setting up a coaching academy in the Dubai Pacific Sports Club (PSC) in the UAE, as reported by Gulf News.

Dhoni, who will be joining the Indian team in Sri Lanka for the five-ODI series starting August 17, spoke on his partnership with the...

Coach abused me: Umar Akmal makes shocking revelation

Karachi, Aug 17: Pakistan cricketer Umar Akmal has made a shocking revelation and claimed that national coach, Mickey Arthur, used 'poor language' and then abused him at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore. The right-handed batsman said that former captain Inzamam-ul Haq and former leg spinner Mushtaq Ahmed were both witness to the incident. Meanwhile, according to a Pakistan Cricket...

Pakistani cricketer Zubair Ahmed dies after being hit on head by a bouncer

Karachi, Aug 17: In a tragic incident, Pakistani batsman Zubair Ahmed has died after being hit by a bouncer during a domestic match at Mardan.

Ahmed, who had played four List A matches and represented the T20 team Quetta Bears, was hit on the head on August 14.

Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed the news on Wednesday in a...

Head Knock Won't Stop David Warner's Bangladesh Tour

Aug 16: Australian vice-captain David Warner is expected to be fit for the upcoming Bangladesh tour after retiring hurt when he was struck in the neck by a bouncer during a warm-up match.

The opener was hit by a Josh Hazelwood delivery in a chilling blow Tuesday that saw him drop to his knees and let go of his...

Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Gujarat Fortunegiants edge past Bengaluru Bulls; Puneri Paltan outclass Bengal Warriors

Ahmedabad, Aug 16: With Pro Kabaddi League(PKL) entering the inter-zone match phase, Zone A team Puneri Paltan outclassed Zone B side Bengal Warriors 34-17 to maintain their second position in the group standings.

Puneri Paltan combined well to pull off an all-round performance with key performances from defenders Sandeep Narwal (7 points) and Girish Ernak (4 points) along with...

Team India hoists tri-colour in Kandy to celebrate I-Day

Mumbai, Aug 15: After completing a 3-0 Test series whitewash against Sri Lanka, the Indian men?s cricket team celebrated the occasion of 71st Independence Day by hoisting the national flag in Kandy.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) posted a video on its official Twitter account wherein Indian skipper Virat Kohli was seen walking up to...

India openers Dhawan and Rahul achieve career-best rankings

Dubai, Aug 15: Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul today attained career-high positions in the ICC Test Player Rankings after figuring in an important partnership that helped India defeat Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs in the third Test to complete a 3-0 rout of the home side.

Left-hander Dhawan, who top-scored with 119 in the final...

Will Yuvraj Singh bid goodbye to international cricket soon?

New Delhi, Aug 14: Like in life, miracles do happen in sport but Indian cricket's 'fighterman' Yuvraj Singh may not be seen again in a blue jersey, something he had made his own for the better part of the last 17 years.

The national selectors yesterday did not name the 36-year-old for the ODI series in Sri Lanka, a...

Took calculated risks for the team: Hardik Pandya

Pallekele, Aug 14: Before Sunday’s hundred, Hardik Pandya’s highest score in first-class cricket was 90 and he doesn’t even remember the last time he managed a three-figure score.

“I scored in Under-19… I am 24 now, no (I am) 23,” he said when asked if had scored a hundred before. “So some four-five years back, I scored my hundred....

India complete series sweep with another emphatic win

Pallekele, Aug 14: An authoritative India today completed a 3-0 clean sweep of Sri Lanka with an innings and 171-run annihilation in the third and final Test, bringing to an early end to one of the most lopsided series in recent years.

None of the three matches lasted five days, with the final one being the shortest, lasting just...