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Brian Lara following his historic 400*

An incredible feat, but at what cost? The other side of Brian Lara's historic 400*

Cricket | Apr 12, 2020, 06:25 PM IST

Minutes before lunch, Lara equalled Hayden's record of 380, one the Aussie had carved just six months back. And a few balls later the record was his. He soaked in the appreciation from the overwhelmed Antigua crowd and then kneeled down to kiss the pitch.

Harbhajan Singh traps Glenn McGrath of Australia for an lbw

From Kolkata miracle to Sehwag's Multan heroics, India's top-six Test match wins in modern era

Cricket | Apr 10, 2020, 04:10 PM IST

With coronavirus pressing the pause button on world sports with major events getting suspended or cancelled, we bring to you the list of India's top-six greatest Test match wins in modern era, with the matches arranged chronologically.

Lasith Malinga and MS Dhoni

In numbers | Does MS Dhoni truly 'own' Lasith Malinga in IPL?

Cricket | Apr 06, 2020, 08:43 PM IST

In this piece, we will look at the IPL meetings between the two veterans of the game and comprehend if Dhoni truly "owns" Malinga.

Roger Federer and Serena Williams

Roger Federer and Serena Williams to be worst affected by Wimbledon 2020 cancellation

Tennis | Apr 02, 2020, 08:16 AM IST

Veteran tennis players Roger Federer and Serena Williams seem to be the worst affected by the announcement which has denied them an opportunity to break bigger records.

Roger Federer of Switzerland serves during the Men's

Coronavirus pandemic: Top 10 tennis matches to watch during self-quarantine

Tennis | Mar 29, 2020, 03:45 PM IST

Amid the lockdowns and self-isolation process, we bring to you a list of top ten tennis matches of all time which can temporarily drive boredom. 

Still from Rocky II 

Coronavirus Pandemic: Top sports movies to watch during self-quarantine

Other Sports | Mar 23, 2020, 04:00 PM IST

Amid the lockdowns and self-isolation process, we bring to you a list of best sports movies that can temporarily drive away your boredom.

Ishan Porel

Exclusive | Would be a dream moment for me to bowl to Kohli: Porel after impressive Ranji season

Cricket | Mar 19, 2020, 08:03 AM IST

Following the magnificent run, Porel, in an exclusive chat with India TV Sports Digital, talked about no-cricket amid coronavirus pandemic, his Ranji season, the hope of an India call-up and taking up the challenge of bowling to Indian skipper Virat Kohli.

Yuzvendra Chahal and Virat Kohli

India vs South Africa ODI series, Stats Preview: Virat Kohli, Yuzvendra Chahal eye big milestones

Cricket | Mar 11, 2020, 05:06 PM IST

South Africa has been the better side in the contest between the two nations. At least that is what numbers reveal.

Women's T20 World Cup

On International Women's Day, Australia won the crowd and women's cricket won the world

Cricket | Mar 09, 2020, 04:05 PM IST

MCG registered a record attendance for Women's Cricket as 86,174 people showed up to watch Australia take on India in the final of the Women's T20 World Cup.

India look dejected after the ICC Women's T20 Cricket World

From Healy-Mooney onslaught to Australia's Shafali remedy, 4 reasons why India lost T20WC final

Cricket | Mar 08, 2020, 07:05 PM IST

It was dominance at its best from Australia in front of a record 86174 spectators at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday

International Women's Day 2020

International Women's Day 2020: Athletes who made India proud at the big stage

Other Sports | Mar 08, 2020, 09:52 AM IST

India's success in women's sports is not a topic that many talk about but with time, there have been women who have made people stand up and take notice.

Shafali Verma

Shafali Verma: Living the dream, queen-like

Cricket | Mar 07, 2020, 08:19 AM IST

Averaging 40.25 with a blistering strike rate of 161, 16-year-old Shafali has been the heart and soul of India's batting throughout the four group matches and played a crucial role in the team's race to their maiden World T20 finale.

India lost 0-2 against New Zealand last week

India's knock-out in New Zealand proves 'world beaters' tag is far-fetched

Cricket | Mar 06, 2020, 10:51 AM IST

It's time for retrospection for India. For the batters whose follies have been called out and for the bowling department that showed lack of depth in New Zealand.

Taniya Bhatia of India stumps Annabel Sutherland of

India vs Australia, Women's T20 WC final: Head-to-head numbers, stats in line, team performance

Cricket | Mar 06, 2020, 11:03 AM IST

After 22 gruelling matches over the last two weeks, Women's T20 World Cup 2020 comes full circle to where it started.

(L) Eoin Morgan with the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup;

Poetic justice? New Zealand's World Cup misfortune comes back to bite England

Cricket | Mar 05, 2020, 04:43 PM IST

Thursday's denial was by no means karmic, but a sheer coincidence in the most unfortunate manner one that only calls for ICC to introspect on their existing rules. 

Harmanpreet Kaur has scored only 26 runs in the tournament

Women's T20 WC: Batting woes a concern as IND go to semis clash against ENG high on confidence

Cricket | Mar 04, 2020, 10:03 AM IST

India definitely have one major section to worry about - their below-par batting performance, a problem area which had even affected them back in 2018, and their over-reliance on 16-year-old Shafali Verma.

India vs Australia

How New Zealand pacers called out the follies in Indian batting line-up

Cricket | Mar 03, 2020, 10:39 AM IST

The Indian batters struggled to deal with swing and short-pitch bowling from the New Zealanders as the hosts won the two-match Test series 2-0 against India.

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38 runs in 4 innings at 9.50 only! Ghosts of English summer return to haunt Virat Kohli

Cricket | Mar 02, 2020, 12:10 PM IST

Indian captain Virat Kohli registered worst-ever numbers in a Test series during the New Zealand tour. What aches the skipper? 

Prithvi Shaw

2nd Test, Day 1: Prithvi Shaw only positive from India's batting debacle in Christchurch

Cricket | Feb 29, 2020, 03:12 PM IST

Batting surely wasn't easy on that spicy track, but the dismissals of the three half-centurions were more about profligacy than New Zealand's bowling, while the remaining batters just threw their chances as India were restricted to 242

Will Young of New Zealand A looks to bat during Day 2 of

Could a four-pacer attack be an option for New Zealand at Hagley Oval?

Cricket | Feb 28, 2020, 06:31 PM IST

The green-top Hagley Oval and the poor average of spinners at the venue could urge New Zealand to go in with an all-four pace attack. But they had lost the only match at Hagley Oval where they had executed this very plan. 

Ishant Sharma of India celebrates with Hanuma Vihari after

IND vs NZ, 2nd Test: 7 key areas Team India need to work on in Christchurch

Cricket | Feb 28, 2020, 01:51 PM IST

After a 10-wicket drubbing in Wellington that witnessed India, the No.1 ranked Test side being dominated on all front, Virat Kohli-led visitors would be raring to bounce back strong against New Zealand

Virat Kohli after being dismissed by Kyle Jamieson in the

All fans want is one century from Virat Kohli

Cricket | Feb 26, 2020, 09:07 AM IST

14 innings, 440 runs at 33.84 in 2020 isn't Virat Kohli's worst start to a calendar year. He has seen the worst, but Kohli still had a century in that run. Is the triple-figure mark all that fans want from Kohli.

India vs New Zealand

India vs New Zealand: Is Virat Kohli right to blame toss for Wellington defeat?

Cricket | Feb 25, 2020, 11:33 AM IST

Indian skipper Virat Kohli wasn't hesitant enough to mention that losing the toss on the first morning of the opening Test played a 'big impact' in India's 10-wicket defeat at the Basin Reserve

India's Virat Kohli, second left, walks from the field

Kyle Jamieson makes dream debut, dismisses Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara in just 10 deliveries

Cricket | Feb 21, 2020, 07:32 AM IST

In just six overs in the opening session of the first Test under the cloudy skies in Wellington, the 6'8" fast bowler made a dream start to his Test career with wickets of both Cheteshwar Pujara and Indian skipper Virat Kohli

India vs New Zealand 2020

IND vs NZ: After nailing down Steve Smith, Neil Wagner’s bouncer barrage awaits Virat Kohli

Cricket | Feb 19, 2020, 03:46 PM IST

Neil Wagner was Steve Smith's tormentor in chief during the Australia series and now he will be looking to do the same with Virat Kohli in the upcoming two-match Test series.

Team India after series win against Bangladesh at home last

IND vs NZ Tests, Stats Preview: Huge milestone beckons Virat Kohli as India look to overcome odds

Cricket | Feb 17, 2020, 10:30 PM IST

Before the contest kicks off, we present to you a statistical preview of the two teams in the format, in the rivalry and in the two venues along with a few records waiting in line to be broken.

Up next stands India's first crucial test in the

Two selection questions that trouble Team India ahead of New Zealand Test series

Cricket | Feb 14, 2020, 10:37 PM IST

The visitors will do start as the favourites in the contest despite their history in the land (only one Test match won in New Zealand in the last 44 years), but the team management will face two big selection questions ahead of the series.

India suffered a 3-0 defeat against New Zealand in the ODI

Where did India lose the ODI contest against New Zealand?

Cricket | Feb 11, 2020, 11:18 PM IST

India couldn't defend 347 and 296 in the first and the last games respectively, and could not chase 273 in Auckland, one of the smallest international venues. And these came despite their biggest gain through the series - a middle-order core in KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer.

New Zealand cricket team

3rd ODI, In numbers: New Zealand inflict India's first whitewash in 31 years

Cricket | Feb 11, 2020, 05:14 PM IST

New Zealand were domineering throughout, at an extent that Jasprit Bumrah looked clueless even with his awkward angles while Virat Kohli slumped to his first low in five years.

File image of Ross Taylor

India vs New Zealand, 3rd ODI: How Virat Kohli and Co. can keep Ross Taylor quiet at Bay Oval

Cricket | Feb 10, 2020, 08:42 PM IST

Scoring 182 runs in the two matches without being dismissed, Taylor has managed to nullify the absence of big stars to guide New Zealand to the verge of realising a first-ever ODI series whitewash against India.

India U19 team

An undercooked middle-order, way too many extras: What went wrong for India in U19 World Cup final?

Cricket | Feb 10, 2020, 03:52 PM IST

One off day, which unfortunately happened on the day of the final, and India U19 team lost the biggest match their career so far. But what truly went wrong these boys...

Kyle Jamieson of the Black Caps celebrates the wicket of

2nd ODI In numbers: NZ break India's unbeaten streak in international cricket, Jadeja goes past MSD

Cricket | Feb 08, 2020, 04:22 PM IST

New Zealand survived a scare on Saturday to take home the three-game ODI series against India by winning the 2nd ODI by 22 runs in Auckland.

India will play against New Zealand on Sunday in U19 World

Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ravi Bishnoi and India eye massive records in U19 World Cup final

Cricket | Feb 07, 2020, 07:35 PM IST

Four-time winners and the defending champions India will square off against Asian rivals Bangladesh in the ICC U19 World Cup final on February 9 at the Potchefstroom.

Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal

2nd ODI: Should India replace Kuldeep with Chahal in Auckland clash vs New Zealand?

Cricket | Feb 07, 2020, 05:08 PM IST

When either one of them features in the playing XI in matches outside Asia, Chahal is the better bowler - 18 wickets in eight matches. Kuldeep, on the other hand, managed 16 wickets in 11 games at nearly double the average

Yashasvi Jaiswal and Divyansh Saxena

In numbers: India reach record 7th final in U19 WC, Jaiswal's prolific run-scoring continues

Cricket | Feb 04, 2020, 08:31 PM IST

Defending champions India walloped their arch-rivals Pakistan by 10 wickets to reach their seventh ICC U-19 World Cup final. 

Team India whitewashed New Zealand in the five-game contest

Rahul cements his place but Pant-Samson dilemma continues: Takeaways of India's historic win over NZ

Cricket | Feb 03, 2020, 08:55 AM IST

Following India's record-achieving 5-0 series win in New Zealand, we take a look at the six key takeaways for the Men in Blue.