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Australian batsman Cameron Bancroft named captain of English county side Durham

Mar 22: English county side Durham have named Australian batsman Cameron Bancroft, who served a nine-month ban last year for his role in a ball-tampering scandal, as their captain for this season.

Bancroft returned to action in December after his suspension for his part in the Australian team`s plan to change the condition of the ball during a Test...

Ahead of new season, Dhoni opens up on 2013 IPL fixing scandal

Mar 21: What mistake did the players make, asked Mahendra Singh Dhoni, opening up on a phase of life made 'most difficult and depressing' by the 2013 IPL fixing scandal.

The two-time World Cup winning captain broke his silence in a docudrama aptly titled 'Roar of the Lion', which focuses on the scandal that rocked Indian cricket and the...

CSK to donate first IPL proceeds to Pulwama families

Mar 21: Chennai Super Kings will donate proceeds from their first IPL home game to the families of the CRPF personnel martyred in the Pulwama terrorist attack, with skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni presenting the cheque.

The 12th Indian Premier League will begin with defending champions Chennai Super Kings taking on Royal Challengers Bangalore and ticket proceeds of the game,...

All to prove: Smith, Warner face World Cup test in IPL

New Delhi, Mar 21: The big-bucks Indian Premier League begins Saturday with disgraced Australian duo Steve Smith and David Warner back in action and looking to get some runs under their belts before the World Cup.

The timing of the Twenty20 extravaganza, tentatively scheduled to end on May 12, is awkward, however, wrapping up less than three weeks before...

Still figuring out my role in ODI format: Aussie spinner Adam Zampa

Melbourne, Mar 20: Ahead of Australia's five-match one-day international series against Pakistan, Aussie spinner Adam Zampa says he is still trying to figure out his role in the ODI cricket.

"It is nice to make an impact, particularly in the middle overs. [I am] trying to figure out my role in ODI cricket. After that [India] series, I feel...

Most embarrassing records in IPL so far

New Delhi, Mar 19: The Indian Premier League is the most popular T20 tournament in the world and every cricketer wants to be a part of this extravaganza. As the 12th edition of the tournament begins from March 23, here's a look at the most embarrassing records in the league over the years.

Lowest Team Score in IPL: Royal...

Ricky Ponting backs Rishabh, Ganguly terms him 'huge asset'

New Delhi, Mar 19: Ricky Ponting Tuesday unequivocally backed Rishabh Pant for the number four slot in India's World Cup line-up and even saw him as one capable of winning the tournament.

Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly marked the young wicketkeeper-batsman as one for the future, calling him a "huge asset".

With little over two months to go...

Tokyo 2020 chief facing corruption probe to step down

Tokyo, Mar 19: The head of Japan's Olympic Committee said Tuesday he would step down in June, as French authorities probe his involvement in payments made before Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Summer Games.

"On June 27, my term will expire," Tsunekazu Takeda said at a meeting of the Japan Olympic Committee (JOC) in Tokyo.

"Considering the future...

IPL 2019: MS Dhoni, other CSK players sweat it out at practice session

Chennai, Mar 18: Chennai Super Kings fans had a lot to cheer about at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here Sunday as the players took part in a practice match.

With fans being allowed free entry into three stands, a huge number gathered to watch the CSK players.

Though captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni didn't feature in the 'match', there...

Kohli, Bumrah maintain top positions in ICC ODI rankings

Dubai, Mar 17: India skipper Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah have retained their top positions in the batsmen and bowlers’ list of the latest ICC ODI rankings issued on Sunday.

Kohli remained at number one spot after scoring 310 in the recently-concluded home series against Australia while his deputy Rohit Sharma hit 202 runs to maintain the No.2...