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  • sangakkara onslaught ensures 13 run win for chargers

    Sangakkara onslaught ensures 13-run win for Chargers

    Cricket | May 01, 2012, 09:29 PM IST

    Cuttack, May 1: Skipper Kumar Sangakkara and Cameron White's brutal hitting at the death proved to be the decisive factor as Deccan Chargers defeated Pune Warriors by 13 runs in their Indian Premier League match,

  • gambhir misses century but stars in kolkata s big win

    Gambhir misses century but stars in Kolkata's big win

    Cricket | Apr 29, 2012, 09:09 AM IST

    Kolkata, Apr 29: Skipper Gautam Gambhir led from front with a rollicking 93 as Kolkata Knight Riders thrashed Royal Challengers Bangalore by 47 runs in their Indian Premier League match, here today.Gambhir bulldozed the Bangalore

  • sehwag slams fifty leads dd to easy win over pune

    Sehwag slams fifty, leads DD to easy win over Pune

    Cricket | Apr 25, 2012, 02:48 PM IST

    Pune, Apr 24: Skipper Virender Sehwag butchered a lacklustre Pune Warriors India attack as Delhi Daredevils romped home by eight wickets in an Indian Premier League encounter, here today.Sehwag scored 87 off a mere 48

  • warner 163 helps aus win first final despite lankan

    Warner 163 Helps Aus Win First Final Despite Lankan Fightback

    Cricket | Mar 05, 2012, 06:38 AM IST

    Brisbane, Mar 4 : David Warner cracked a scintillating 163 as Australia warded off a dramatic Sri Lankan late-order fightback to snatch a thrilling 15-run victory in the first final of the tri-series here today.After

  • jayawardene critical of ashwin s tactics

    Jayawardene Critical Of Ashwin's Tactics

    Cricket | Feb 21, 2012, 08:12 PM IST

    Brisbane, Feb 21: Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene was critical of Indian spinner R Ashwin's tactics to get Lahiru Thiramanne run out in today's match but was happy that eventually sportsman spirit prevailed.Sri Lanka's top

  • refugee to role model for afghan cricket skipper

    Refugee To Role Model For Afghan Cricket Skipper

    Cricket | Feb 15, 2012, 04:47 PM IST

    Abu Dhabi, Feb 15: He is the rugged face of Afghan cricket with a story fit for the big screen, and he embodies not only his nation's turbulent past, but its hopes for a brighter

  • wasim akram backs dhoni says sehwag doesn t qualify as

    Wasim Akram Backs Dhoni, Says Sehwag Doesn't 'Qualify' As Skipper

    Cricket | Jan 31, 2012, 08:04 PM IST

    Sydney, Jan 31: Under-fire Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni got much-needed support from former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram who said the "hullabaloo" about his leadership is "ill-timed" as speculated replacement Virender Sehwag is not

  • i m neither specialist batsman nor extraordinary keeper

    I'm Neither Specialist Batsman Nor Extraordinary Keeper : Dhoni

    Cricket | Nov 17, 2011, 08:15 PM IST

    Kolkata, Nov 17: He has scored more than 10,000 runs in international cricket and is India's most successful wicketkeeper over 200 Test dismissal but skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday said he is neither a

  • i thank dhoni for giving me the new ball says ojha

    I Thank Dhoni For Giving Me The New Ball, Says Ojha

    Cricket | Nov 16, 2011, 08:22 PM IST

    Kolkata, Nov 16: Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha who claimed four wickets today thanked skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni for showing confidence in throwing the new ball to him during West Indies' first innings here today.In reply

  • dhoni says batsmen should have played well in first innings

    Dhoni Says, Batsmen Should Have Played Well In First Innings

    Cricket | Nov 09, 2011, 06:21 PM IST

    New Delhi, Nov 9: India may have won the series-opener against the West Indies by a substantial margin, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni nevertheless was critical of his batsmen for lack of application in the first

  • skipper asnodkar dropped for 2 matches for agreeing to a

    Skipper Asnodkar Dropped For 2 Matches For Agreeing To A Draw

    Cricket | Nov 07, 2011, 08:30 PM IST

    Margao, Nov 7: The Goa Cricket Selection Committee has decided to drop skipper Swapnil Asnodkar for the team's next two Ranji Plate division matches following his controversial and unilateral decision to agree for a draw

  • indian hockey players don t have shoes to wear says skipper

    Indian Hockey Players Don't Have Shoes to Wear, Says Skipper

    Hockey | Sep 18, 2011, 10:04 AM IST

    New Delhi, Sep 18: The skipper of the victorious Indian hockey team Rajpal Singh has revealed that players do not even have shoes and are making do with sub-standard kits.In an interview to Times of

  • tag of favourites is irrelevant in odi series cook

    Tag Of Favourites Is Irrelevant In ODI Series: Cook

    Cricket | Sep 02, 2011, 07:10 PM IST

    Riverside (Chester-Le-Street), Sep 2: They have put up some very dominant performance so far against India but England skipper Alastair Cook has refused to label his team as “favourite” in the One-day series, starting here

  • it s mission save dhoni for team india pacers

    It's 'Mission Save Dhoni' for Team India pacers

    Cricket | Jul 04, 2011, 11:13 PM IST

    Dominica, July 04: Team India have a “Save Dhoni” campaign ahead of them if they want to pre-empt a ban on their skipper in the Lord's Test against England, beginning July 21.Dhoni must not have

  • west indies defeats pakistan by 10 wickets

    West Indies defeats Pakistan by 10 wickets

    Cricket | May 06, 2011, 10:56 AM IST

    Georgetown, Guyana, May 6 : Pacer Ravi Rampaul claimed 4-45 and Lendl Simmons followed with an unbeaten 77 as West Indies strode to a 10-wicket victory over Pakistan in the cricket one-day international series finale

  • parameswaran bent his back and bowled well mahela

    Parameswaran Bent His Back And Bowled Well: Mahela

    Cricket | May 03, 2011, 10:30 AM IST

    New Delhi, May 2 : Kochi Tuskers Kerala skipper Mahela Jayawardene today lavished praise on Prasanth Parameswaran after his team's seven-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils in the IPL, saying the debutant pacer was not nervous

  • gayle storm blows away knight riders

    Gayle Storm Blows Away Knight Riders

    Cricket | Apr 22, 2011, 08:16 PM IST

    Kolkata, Apr 22: Chris Gayle struck a brutal unbeaten 102 to power Royal Challengers Bangalore to a crushing nine-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Eden Gardens

  • i hope sehwag takes its easy against us tomorrow yuvraj

    I Hope Sehwag Takes Its Easy Against Us Tomorrow: Yuvraj

    Cricket | Apr 16, 2011, 08:34 PM IST

    Mumbai, Apr 16: Stating that all plans against players like Virender Sehwag could simply flop if they get going, Pune Warriors skipper Yuvraj Singh today hoped that the Delhi Daredevil have an off day tomorrow

  • i wan t trying to prove a point gambhir

    I Wan't Trying To Prove A Point: Gambhir

    Cricket | Apr 15, 2011, 09:57 PM IST

    Jaipur, Apr 15: After two below-par outings, the most expensive player of the ongoing IPL, Gautam Gambhir finally lived upto expectations but the Kolkata Knight Riders skipper denied suggestions that he was out there to

  • little known valthaty plays a blinder to win it for kxip

    Little Known Valthaty Plays A Blinder To Win It For KXIP

    Cricket | Apr 13, 2011, 08:35 PM IST

    Mohali, Apr 13: Little known Mumbaikar Paul Valthaty stole the limelight with a blistering unbeaten 120 off only 63 deliveries as last year's wooden spooners Kings XI Punjab caused the first upset of the fourth