newscricket10 hours ago

Kuldeep Yadav says plan for Handscomb worked like a charm

After finishing with figures of 4/68, Kuldeep Yadav explained how he set-up Peter Handscomb to claim his wicket on Day 1 of the final Test against Australia in Dharamsala. The 22-year-old was only selected in the team because Virat Kohli had been ruled out due to a shoulder injury.
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newscricket10 hours ago

Ashwin breaks Dale Steyn's record of most wickets in a single season

Ravichandran Ashwin has broken Dale Steyn's record by picking the most number of Test wickets in a season of Test cricket. With the dismissal of Steve Smith today, the Indian took his tally to 79, going past the South African's tally of 78 wickets that he had achieved in the 2007/08 season.
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newscricket12 hours ago

Twitter reacts to Kuldeep Yadav's brilliant performance on Day 1 in Dharamsala

On an eventful Day 1 at Dharamsala, the Twitterati picked Kuldeep Yadav's exceptional performance with the ball as the topic of the day as the youngster finished his debut innings with figures of 4/68. Twitter also compared Steve Smith to the greats after his third hundred of the series.
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newscricket17 hours ago

Dwayne Bravo to miss start of 2017 IPL

Gujarat Lions have announced that Dwayne Bravo will miss the initial matches of the 2017 IPL due to a hamstring injury. The West Indian all-rounder in an important member of the Gujarat franchise as he proved last year by picking up an impressive 17 wickets in the outfit's debut season.
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newscricket18 hours ago

WATCH | Virat Kohli dons role of waterboy to talk to team

India fans had a disappointing start to the final Test against Australia as Virat Kohli was forced to miss the decider due to a shoulder injury he suffered in the previous Test in Ranchi. The skipper decided to talk to his players during the drinks break by donning the role of waterboy.
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newscricket18 hours ago

Rahul Dravid will need to choose between BCCI and IPL

Rahul Dravid has excelled in his role as India U-19 and India A coach and as a mentor for various teams in the IPL. However, according to the new BCCI rules, Dravid will have to choose between his role for his country and that for an IPL franchise to avoid a conflict of interest.
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newscricket20 hours ago

Virat Kohli out of Dharamsala Test

Virat Kohli has failed to prove his match fitness and has been excluded from the playing XI for the fourth and final Test, starting today in Dharamsala. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Kuldeep Yadav have been given the nod by stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane for the all-important match against Australia.
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newscricketa day ago

India vs Australia | Shreyas Iyer and Mohammed Shami added to final Test squad

Mohammed Shami and Shreyas Iyer have been selected in the fourth and final Test squad against Australia, starting tomorrow at Dharamsala, the BCCI announced today. With Kohli being a big doubt for the match due to his shoulder injury, the duo look likely to start in the all-important match tomorrow.
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newscricket2 days ago

Both Smith and Kohli have made errors in leadership, says former Australia coach John Buchanan

Former Australian coach John Buchanan feels that both Steve Smith and Virat Kohli have made plenty of errors in their leadership skills and still have some way to go before they perfect that. He has also said that the DRS needs to be reviewed significantly to keep the integrity of the game alive.
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newscricket2 days ago

Quinton de Kock pulls out of IPL 10

South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock has passed the fitness test on the eve of the game against New Zealand, but Cricket South Africa ruled him out of playing the 2017 IPL season as he needs at least four weeks to recover from the injury. De Kock represents Delhi Daredevils in the IPL.
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