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Venkatesh Iyer's Vijay Hazare Trophy Form Gives India Cricket Selectors Nice Headache

Dec 13, 2021 Koushik Paul

Ruturaj Gaikwad, who was retained by CSK ahead of IPL 2022, already has three centuries in four Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021 matches and is also the leading run-getter currently. Iyer is second on the table.

ICC Still Hopes Of Featuring At 2028 Los Angeles Olympics As 'Additional Sport’

Dec 11, 2021 PTI

Cricket, along with three other sports were excluded from the provisional list of sports at 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. The final list will be out after a voting process at the IOC Session in Beijing in February next year.

Cricket Controversy: Rohit Sharma Defines His Role As Captain But Questions Remain Over Virat Kohli Sacking

Virat Kohli was unceremoniously stripped off as India’s ODI captain on Wednesday. Rohit Sharma will now lead India in both limited-overs formats -- T20 and ODIs.

Indian Cricket's Captaincy Conundrum: Sourav Ganguly Explains Why Virat Kohli Sacked As ODI Skipper

Dec 09, 2021 PTI

Rohit Sharma, who succeeded Virat Kohli as T20 captain, was named India's ODI captain on Wednesday. Ganguly said he had asked Kohli not to step down as T20 captain!

India To Tour South Africa Despite Omicron Threats, T20 Internationals To Be Played Later

The Indians were originally scheduled to depart for South Africa on December 9. As things stand now, the Tests are unlikely to start on December 17 as planned earlier. The new schedule will be confirmed by CSA in the next 48 hours.

04 December, 2021

In Exhibition Cricket Match, Jay Shah’s XI Beats Sourav Ganguly’s XI In A Thriller


Ahead of Sunday’s BCCI Annual General Meeting in Kolkata, secretary Jay Shah’s team pipped president Sourav Ganguly’s XI by just one run at iconic Eden Gardens. The match was played 15-overs-a-side.

03 December, 2021

BCCI AGM: Clarity On India’s South Africa Tour, T20 World Cup Debacle Among 24-Point Agenda


Although the BCCI top brass is confident of India's tour of South Africa going ahead as planned, the emergence of the Omicron virus has triggered widespread alarms all over the world. The variant was detected and flagged to the world by South Africa.

01 December, 2021

Omicron Threat: We Still Have Time To Decide On India’s Tour Of South Africa - Sourav Ganguly

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The new Covid-19 variant Omicron had already impacted several sporting events in Africa. India are scheduled to play three Tests, three ODIs and four T20 internationals during the tour which starts from December 17.

27 November, 2021

India’s South Africa Tour: Despite Covid Concerns, Farhan Behardien Hopes Series To Go On


The Indian men's senior cricket team is scheduled to play three Tests, three ODIs and four T20 internationals during their tour of South Africa which begins on December 17. India A side is already in the Rainbow nation.

20 November, 2021

MS Dhoni Wants To Finish Cricket Career With Chennai Super Kings At Chepauk


IPL defending champions Chennai Super Kings are likely to retain MS Dhoni, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and opener Ruturaj Gaikwad for the IPL 2022 auctions.

17 November, 2021

VVS Laxman Sacrificed Lucrative Deals To Take Up NCA Job, Says BCCI Chief Sourav Ganguly


According to Sourav Ganguly, Laxman gave up his IPL mentorship contract with SRH, lucrative commentary deals and others assignments.


17 November, 2021

Sourav Ganguly Replaces Anil Kumble As ICC Men’s Cricket Committee Chairman


Former Indian captain Anil Kumble and also one of the legends of the game stepped down after serving a maximum of three, three-year terms.

16 November, 2021

Pakistan Cricket Board To Host 2025 Champions Trophy, First ICC Tourney After 1996 - Full Schedule 2024-2031

Koushik Paul

Good news for Pakistan as India scheduled to host three world events as ICC confirms 14 host countries who will stage men’s white-ball events from 2024-2031.

15 November, 2021

IND Vs NZ T20s: Early Dew Likely To Minimise Toss Advantage In First Game In Jaipur


The India vs New Zealand T20 at the Sawai Mansingh in Jaipur will be the first international match the venue will be hosting in the shortest format of the game.

14 November, 2021

VVS Laxman To Take Over From Rahul Dravid As NCA Head


As part of his job, VVS Laxman will also oversee preparations of the India U-19 and 'A' teams which are pathways to the senior level.

14 November, 2021

BCCI AGM: India's T20 World Cup Show, NCA Chief Appointment, Selectors' Term Renewal On Agenda


There will also be an election of two new governing council members but it is understood that in the end it could be a unanimous decision.

13 November, 2021

Tamil Nadu Comeback In Near Future Looks Tough For Vaccine-Hesitant Murali Vijay


Murali Vijay wrote to Tamil Nadu Cricket Association about his unavailability for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy last December stating he wasn’t keen on remaining inside the bio-bubble.


12 November, 2021

Indian Women’s Cricket Team To Tour New Zealand Ahead Of 2022 World Cup – Full Details


India women's tour of New Zealand next year in February comprises one T20 International and five ODIs as a part of preparation ahead of the World Cup.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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