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Stamp issued in honour of Jhulan Goswami's 200 ODI wickets
Sourav Ganguly was present at the unveiling of the stamp, which features Goswami's mugshot in India colours next to an image of Kolkata's iconic Victoria Memorial

County cricket would improve my game - Kohli
The India captain has been strongly linked with Surrey in recent months with the BCCI keen that key players have the chance to get used to conditions in England

Open BCCI to public scrutiny: Law panel tells Indian govt
Law Commissions wants the Indian cricket board to be brought under the Right to Information Act

No Irani Cup in 2018-19 domestic season?
The BCCI's technical committee has also proposed that the Ranji Trophy include a pre-quarterfinal round, and that Bihar feature in the tournament

Mandhana, Deepti earn career-best rankings on ODI charts
India opener Smriti Mandhana's prolific run of form in 2018 earned her a career-best fourth position on the ICC rankings for batsmen while compatriot Deepti Sharma climbed to No. 3 on the allrounders' charts

I want to play all three formats for my country - Umesh
The RCB quick wants to play all three formats of the game for India, and not just Test cricket as he has done in recent times

Raj's record half-century hands India series victory
The India captain broke the record for most 50-plus scores in women's ODIs to clinch the series 2-1 against England in Nagpur

Dhoni to return to Pune as CSK forced to move home venue
The Chennai police commissioner advised CSK to "reschedule" the matches in the wake of the protests in the city over the Cauvery river water issue

ICC appoints three-person panel for BCCI-PCB dispute
The ICC has set October 1-3 for the hearing on the PCB's dispute with the BCCI, and the decision of the panel will be final

Pujara, detached from IPL, muses upon the art of the leave
As the glitter and cacophony of the IPL engulfs India, Cheteshwar Pujara is in Yorkshire hoping to return the former champions to title contention

Three women among Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year
Heather Knight, Nat Sciver and Anya Shrubsole are named among the Five Cricketers of the Year, while Virat Kohli is Leading Cricketer in the World

Asia Cup 2018 moved from India to UAE
The six-team tournament is slated for September; PCB to co-host Emerging Team's Asia Cup with Sri Lanka in December

Ecclestone takes career-best 4-14, India tumble to 113
India were bundled out for a mere 113, with Sophie Ecclestone and Danielle Hazell sharing eight wickets, as England cantered to an eight-wicket victory to level the series

Axar Patel gains county contract with Durham
The left-arm spin-bowling allrounder is the third Indian player after Cheteshwar Pujara, Ishant Sharma and Varun Aaron to bag a county cricket contract in 2018

Select IPL matches on Doordarshan after government request
Star India will allow Doordarshan to delay-telecast the 8pm IPL match on Sundays, the four knockout matches and the final, as well as the tournament opener

Ashwin v Gambhir in battle of revamped teams
Both Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab had disappointing seasons in 2017, but having plugged a few gaps at the auction, they will be keen to see how things work on the field

CSK not carrying any 'scars' of suspension - Fleming
On the eve of the tournament's opener against Mumbai Indians, the Chennai Super Kings coach ruled out any jitters among players owing to the team's two-year suspension

Poonam and Bisht win India a last-wicket thriller
An unbeaten 18-run stand for the tenth wicket took India past the finish line after the hosts were reduced to 190 for 9

Rohit endorses mid-season transfer window in IPL
The Mumbai Indians captain says such a move will add value to the tournament. Head coach Jayawardene, meanwhile, has backed the decision to introduce the DRS in the IPL

Star India buys Indian cricket rights for USD 944 million
The company has strengthened its hold on television and digital rights to cricket in India by retaining worldwide rights to Indian cricket for USD 944 million for the period 2018-23

Bombay High Court appoints administrators to supervise MCA
Retired judges HL Gokhale and VM Kanade will oversee the functioning of the state association to ensure it carries out the recommendations of the Lodha Committee

Bidding for Indian cricket rights nears a billion dollars
The bid value had reached INR 6032.50 crore (USD 925 million approx) on Wednesday for the category that includes worldwide television and digital rights

Washington gives RCB lot of options - Chahal
The 18-year old offspinner isn't worried about the need to develop variations just yet and is focussed on delivering in the Powerplays

BCCI set for another big payday as e-auction for Indian cricket rights heats up
The bidding for the TV and digital rights to Indian cricket from 2018 to 2023 has already passed the winning bid for the previous cycle by over 15%, and the bidding hasn't ended yet

Schutt takes top spot in ICC WT20I bowlers' rankings
Among the batsmen, captain Meg Lanning moved up one spot to No. 3, while Beth Mooney moved up to fourth and Smriti Mandhana to seventh

Confident Lynn, Narine, Russell will play season opener - KKR CEO
With Andre Russell in Kolkata and training since March 24, and Chris Lynn and Mitchell Johnson arriving on Monday, the Knight Riders CEO was confident of a full-strength XI for the team's season-opener against Royal Challengers Bangalore

Devendra Bundela retires from first-class cricket
Madhya Pradesh veteran ends 22-year career as the most-capped Ranji Trophy cricketer, and the third-highest run-scorer in tournament history

BCCI appoints former Rajasthan DGP as head of Anti-Corruption Unit
Neeraj Kumar, the former police commissioner of Delhi, has been retained as Advisor for the unit till March 31, 2018

Irfan Pathan joins J&K in player-cum-mentor role
The 33-year-old played only two matches for Baroda in 2017-18 before being dropped from the team and removed from captaincy

Hales to replace Warner for Sunrisers
Hales' decision to become a white-ball specialist has been rewarded with a Sunrisers contract which will mean he misses at least two Royal London Cup matches for Notts

Injury rules Starc out of fourth Test and IPL
A "tibial bone stress in his right leg" has ruled Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc out of the fourth Test against South Africa, and the IPL starting April 7 in Mumbai

Mandhana, Patil break India's six-game rut
England were bowled out for 107 as India wrapped up their first win of the home season with 26 balls to spare

Williamson announced Sunrisers captain
Kane Williamson took charge of Sunrisers Hyderabad a day after David Warner stepped down, and was later banned from playing IPL 2018

Warner and Smith axed from IPL 2018
The decision from the BCCI came as news broke that CA was banning the players for 12 months, in the wake of tremendous outrage over the ball-tampering incident at Newlands from back home in Australia

Uncapped Hemalatha called up for England ODIs
Middle-order batsman Devika Vaidya was recalled for the three-match series while there was no place for Punam Raut and Mona Meshram in 15-member squad

Rodrigues' fearlessness a new nature of women's cricket - Lanning
Australia's captain heaps praise on teenaged sensation, who became the youngest Indian half-centurion in women's T20Is

Aaron signs county deal with Leicestershire for early summer
The India quick was picked as the Pakistan duo of Mohammad Abbas and Sohail Abbas are unavailable due to international commitments and an injury, respectively

Megan Schutt's hat-trick knocks out India
Pacer snuffs out Indian chase, after Elyse Villani and Beth Mooney's Australian record third-wicket stand in T20Is fires visiting team to a hefty 186

Steven Smith steps down as Rajasthan Royals captain following ball-tampering scandal
India batsman Ajinkya Rahane will lead Royals, who are returning to the IPL this year after serving a two-year ban for corruption

Wyatt's 124 powers England in record chase
The opener's blistering 64-ball 124 was instrumental in England gunning down a chase of 199 against India in Mumbai

Kohli to play county cricket as preparation for England Tests
The India captain hasn't signed a deal with a county yet, but the BCCI has given him the go-ahead to do so

BCCI ACU finds no evidence of Shami corruption
Hasin Jahan, the fast bowler's wife, is understood to have backtracked on her original allegation about her husband accepting money during a recent stopover in Dubai

Should have stayed until the 20th over - Mandhana
Despite top-scoring for India with a 41-ball 67, the opener blamed herself rather than the misfiring middle order for Thursday's defeat to Australia

Fantastic opportunity to be back with CSK - M Vijay
The India opener is looking forward to playing at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, his home ground, in the forthcoming IPL season

Mohammed Shami back in BCCI contracts list
The fast bowler has been handed a Category B contract after the BCCI's anti-corruption unit investigated allegations pertaining to the board's code of conduct and found that no further proceedings were warranted

West Indies ODI shifted after Tendulkar's appeal
The November 1 ODI has been moved to Thiruvananthapuram after leading voices in football including Tendulkar, the co-owner of the Kerala Blasters franchise, raised concerns over potential damage to the turf in the Kochi stadium

Mooney, bowlers power Australia to six-wicket win
Australia dominated again, thanks to Beth Mooney's 45, two wickets each from Ellyse Perry and Ashleigh Gardner, and India's inability to prop up Smriti Mandhana's third successive half-century

IPL to feature DRS for the first time
Each team will get one review per innings, and the third umpire will have access to both ball-tracking and Ultra Edge

'Need strong domestic set-up before creating women's IPL' - Raj
India's ODI captain doesn't think a women's IPL is feasible just yet, given the current depth of talent in Indian women's cricket

Winning six karma for good things I've done - Karthik
Dinesh Karthik, hero of the Nidahas Trophy final, said he has been working on using the crease - how to use it, where to stand and what is the right position - to make maximum use of the ball

McClenaghan replaces injured Behrendorff in Mumbai Indians squad
The Australia fast bowler is suffering from a back problem and will miss the entire IPL season

Whatever situation comes, Karthik is ready - Rohit
The India captain believed that Karthik was the best candidate at No. 6 to provide the final flourish, although Karthik was unhappy about not batting higher

Dinesh Karthik's magic eight balls
A ball-by-ball breakdown of Dinesh Karthik's title-winning cameo

India clinch title with Karthik's stunning last-ball six
India needed 34 off 12. Dinesh Karthik almost single-handedly achieved that target with a stunning 29* off eight balls

Healy 133 leads Australia to massive victory
Alyssa Healy's maiden international hundred took Australia to their highest score against India ever, and a 3-0 clean sweep in the ODI series

Vidarbha win Irani Cup with their batting might
They added the Irani Cup to the Ranji Trophy championship to ensure their 2017-18 season was an unprecedented success

India's youth v Bangladesh's seniors in title clash
While Washington Sundar, Vijay Shankar, and Manish Pandey have impressed for India, Mahmudullah and Mushfiqur Rahim have shepherded tricky chases for Bangladesh

Rajkot or Hyderabad could host India's first day-night Test
The BCCI has asked the Committee of Administrators to take the final call on India playing their inaugural day-night Test in the two-match series at home against West Indies next season

Gurbani rips through RoI line-up with fiery four-for
The seamer took 4 for 46 after Apoorv Wankhade's unbeaten 157 swelled Vidarbha's total to 800 for 7, the highest total in the Irani Cup history

India wary of Bangladesh's 'tenacity' - Karthik
While Bangladesh have made great progress over the past few years, the India wicketkeeper-batsman says that a loss to them is still cause for mild embarrassment

BCCI plans more matches for India women
India will play ODI bilateral series outside the ICC Women's Championship and a few extra T20Is leading into the next two Women's World T20s scheduled for 2018 and 2020

Pune to host two IPL playoff matches
This season's eliminator and second qualifier will be played at the MCA Stadium in Pune on May 23 and 25

'CoA gagging office bearers of fundamental rights'
BCCI secretary Amitabh Choudhary says the Committee of Administrators is against divergent opinions

Wankhade 99* powers Vidarbha after Jaffer 286


CoA blocks all powers of BCCI's office bearers
The CoA said that it was forced to issue the fresh directive because of the "difficulties" being created by the current set of office bearers

Perry, Bolton and Mooney dismantle India
The three Australians struck half-centuries each to set up a score of 287 and spinners Jess Jonassen and Amanda-Jade Wellington harnessed all of that scoreboard pressure to limit India to 227

Washington Sundar emerging as tournament's MVP
The 18-year old India spinner has taken the most wickets in the Nidahas Trophy, and also has the best economy rate despite bowling the bulk of his overs in the Powerplay

Goswami returns for tri-series, Bisht recalled
Left-arm spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad has missed out on selection while Mona Meshram, who did not play the T20Is in South Africa, has found a place in the squad

Rohit and Sundar carry India into final
Rohit Sharma's 102-run second-wicket partnership with Suresh Raina lifted India to 176, a score that proved 17 runs beyond Bangladesh, despite another fifty from Mushfiqur Rahim

Mithali Raj set to return for must-win game
India's ODI captain has hinted that Jemimah Rodrigues will make way for her return from illness rather than the experienced Punam Raut

CoA asks BCCI anti-corruption unit to investigate allegations against Shami
Shami's wife Hasin Jahan has alleged that he claimed to have collected money sent to him by a UK national through a Pakistani woman in Dubai

Wasim Jaffer ton lays strong platform for Vidarbha
The Ranji Trophy champions ended day one on a rock-solid 289 for 2, while R Ashwin got through 25 overs and picked up the wicket of half-centurion Faiz Fazal

Kohli wary of his heavy workload demands
"I have to be very careful with how I go forward with my cricket," the India captain said, welcoming the break he has been on

Gayle, Yuvraj worth the money 'even if they win two-three games' - Sehwag
The Kings XI Punjab mentor insists the two big-hitting batsmen are "big names and match winners"

'Want to create Bangladesh brand of T20 cricket' - Mahmudullah
The stand-in captain admits his team does not have power-hitters, but they can compensate by taking calculated risks against vulnerable bowlers

Bangladesh, India look to build on recent gains
Rain is forecast in Colombo, and the teams must prepare themselves for what could be a stop-start contest

Domestic teams want more Ranji matches, better balls
At a meeting in Mumbai to gather feedback on the 2017-18 season from captains and coaches, a number of voices called for a return to the three-group Ranji Trophy format, which gives each team a minimum of eight matches in a season

Thakur knuckling down to challenge of filling senior boots
Shardul Thakur has responded impressively to a difficult start to the tournament in the latest example of the depth in India's pace resources

Thakur, Pandey fashion India's emphatic win
Thakur's career-best restricted Sri Lanka after Kusal's half-century; Pandey and Karthik's unbroken 68-run stand steered India home after a top order wobble

'I asked Kohli to marry me... and he gave me his bat'
England opener will use prized gift during tri-series in India next month, after infamous tweet led to Derby encounter

Jonassen, Bolton rout Mithali-less India Women
India lose eight wickets to spin; No. 9 batter Pooja Vastrakar offers lone resistance with maiden ODI half-century

Shami's wife accuses him and family of attempted murder
Says she was given huge quantity of sleeping pills; Kolkata Police investigating the case

'We have learned from the World Cup loss' - Lanning
The Australia women captain has said her team will respond better to pressure against a resurgent Indian side ahead of the first ODI in Baroda

Variations key to Unadkat's T20 recipe
Variation is not just about bowling different balls but cleverly varying lengths too, says India left-arm fast bowler

Bruised attacks seek respite as teams scrap for advantage
Sri Lanka would still be hurting after the hiding their bowlers were handed by Bangladesh, but their in-form top-order is capable of testing India's resolve

Ashwin replaces Jadeja in Irani Cup squad
The offspinner has been included in the Karun Nair-led Rest of India side after Jadeja was ruled out with a side strain

Dhawan, Unadkat brush aside Bangladesh
An underwhelming display with the bat cost Bangladesh their opening game in the Nidahas Trophy as India overhauled a target of 140 with six wickets and eight balls to spare

Selecting Kohli in 2008 cost me my job - Vengsarkar
The former chairman of selectors has accused N Srinivasan and MS Dhoni of favouring the Chennai Super Kings player S Badrinath

BCCI's acting secretary unhappy with contracts process
Amitabh Choudhary has claimed that the Committee of Administrators (CoA) left the board's office-bearers out of the decision-making process

Kohli, Dhoni the brains behind new A+ player contracts
Recognising the best performers in Indian cricket and rewarding them for maintaining those high standards. This was the idea behind the BCCI's new A+ category contract worth INR 7 crore (USD 1 million approx.)

India look to make up lost ground against depleted Bangladesh
After having lost to the hosts in the tournament opener, India face a side that have come into this series a little bruised

Shami's BCCI contract withheld amid allegations of domestic trouble
The fast bowler's wife Hasin Jahan has accused him of adultery and domestic violence

Kohli, Rohit, Dhawan bag million-dollar BCCI contracts
India's much-awaited new annual contracts are a departure from last year's attempts to keep Test specialists in the top category

Gautam Gambhir returns to Delhi Daredevils as captain
The batsman, who formerly led Kolkata Knight Riders but was released ahead of the upcoming season, was bought by Daredevils for INR 2.8 crore at the auction

Powerplay woes cost India - Dhawan
Kusal Perera's 27-run over off Shardul Thakur helped Sri Lanka set the early tempo in their chase

ICC suspends Pune curator Salgaoncar for six months
The ICC said no evidence had been found of Salgaoncar "actually having been engaged in corruption", but he has been penalised for for failing to report an approach

Kusal Perera's assault helps Sri Lanka hunt down 175
The batsman marked his return from injury with a 22-ball fifty, while Shikhar Dhawan's 49-ball 90 went in vain

Sony to broadcast cricket in England in the subcontinent
Sony already has Indian rights to international matches played in Australia, South Africa, the UAE, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe and the West Indies

Can Sri Lanka, India cope with absence of key players?
India have rested several first-choice players, including Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni, while Sri Lanka will miss Angelo Mathews and Asela Gunaratne, who are unavailable through injury

Dinesh Karthik to captain KKR in IPL 2018
He was bought by the franchise in February's auction INR 7.4 crores (USD 1.1 million). It will be his first season with KKR. Robin Uthappa has been appointed vice-captain








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