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Batting Legends to Face Each Other

Former cricketing greats and batting legends Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara will face at each at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on March 7th.  Tendulkar will be playing for the India Legends side, whilst Lara will be representing his West Indian counterparts in the opening match of the Road Safety …

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Alleged Indian bookie extradited from UK

Alleged cricket bookie Sanju Chawla is back on Indian soil after he was extradited from the UK on Thursday. Chawla is reputed to be one of the men of the centre of the 2000 match-fixing scandal that involved former disgraced South African cricket captain Hansie Cronje. He had been sought …

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Bumrah Loses Top Spot in Rankings

Jasprit Bumrah has lost his top spot as the top ODI bowler, with Trent Boult of New Zealand replacing him in the latest ICC rankings. The 26-year-old right armed fast bowler returned to competitive action recently in New Zealand after missing three months out with a back injury but struggled …

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India Women Lose Tri-Nation Series Final

India’s women team lost their tri-nation series final to Australia, losing by 11 runs in Melbourne, with Smriti Mandhana’s innings of 66 ultimately in vain. Australia won the toss and chose to bat first, but it was India who enjoyed early success when Deepti Sharma had Alyssa Healy caught behind. …

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New Zealand India 3rd ODI

New Zealand beat India by 5 wickets in the 3rd and final T20I, ensuring a whitewash and exacting revenge for a similar scale of the defeat in the T20I series between the two teams. With New Zealand already having won the series, both sides made changes for the third ODI …

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ICC to Review World Cup Final Aftermath

The ICC is to review the footage of the post-match scenes of Sunday’s under-19 World Cup final in Potchefstroom, South Africa.  It follows exuberant celebrations by the Bangladesh players following their stunning three-wicket victory over India. A won which was wholly unexpected as they went into the match huge underdogs …

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Indian women beat Australia

India’s women beat Australia by 7 wickets in Melbourne in their tri-nation series match, bouncing back from their defeat to England on the same ground on Friday. Winning the toss and deciding to field first, India enjoyed almost immediate success with the ball when Deepti Sharma had Aleysa Healy caught …

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India Women Lose to England

India lost their third tri-nation series match against England, going down to a four-wicket defeat in Melbourne. Losing the toss and put into bat, Smriti Mandhana gave India a strong start, putting on 39 for the first wicket with Shafali Verma and then, when the teenager fell to the spin …

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Tendulkar moment makes award shortlist

Sachin Tendulkar is one of five contenders for the greatest Laureus Sporting Moment 2000 – 2020 Award.  In Tendulkar’s case, the moment in question – entitled “Carried on the Shoulders of a Nation” – refers to back to the final of the 2011 World Cup and India’s victory. That was …

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