50 overs Australia 334 for 5 (Warner 124, Finch 94, Handscomb 43, Umesh 4-71) v India Live scorecard and ball-by-ball details It is tough to imagine an Australian side of the old 3-0 down in a series after the dominant positions they got themselves into in the three preceding games. In failing to capitalise fully
India Red 187 for 7 (Indrajith 59, Sundar 42*, Bhatt 3-75) and 483 lead India Blue 299 (Easwaran 127, Unadkat 83, Sundar 5-94, Gohil 5-121) by 371 runs At 17 years and 199 days, Washington Sundar had become the IPL’s third-youngest debutant BCCI India Red strengthened their position in the Duleep Trophy final after taking a
Parthiv Patel has been called-up to the India A squad ahead of the second unofficial Test against New Zealand A in Vijayawada. He’s been brought in as cover for Rishabh Pant, who has a fever. Pant has been advised rest, but his illness isn’t very serious, according to a BCCI official, and the decision to
MV Sridhar, BCCI general manager of cricket operations, has resigned from the post after failing to disclose conflict of interest. ESPNcricinfo understands Sridhar did not disclose to the BCCI that he operated a handful of clubs in Hyderabad and was reportedly getting paid by the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) during his tenure with the BCCI.
India Blue 181 for 5 (Easwaran 87*, Gohil 3-65) trail India Red 483 (Shaw 154, Karthik 111, Sundar 88, Bhatt 4-154) by 302 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball details At 17 years and 199 days, Washington Sundar had become the IPL’s third-youngest debutant BCCI The Duleep Trophy final continued to elicit strong performances from youngsters, with 21-year-old left-arm
India Red 317 for 5 (Shaw 154, Karthik 111, Bhatt 3-83) v India BlueScorecard and ball-by-ball details All of 17, Prithvi Shaw added another chapter to his rise: a hundred on Duleep Trophy debut, which led India Red’s dominant batting display on a dry, grippy red-soil pitch in Lucknow. Shaw’s sparkling 154 followed a match-winning
Hardik Pandya has “turned his career around” by playing situations smartly, according to India A coach Rahul Dravid. It’s a template he hopes players from the current India A set-up emulate. Last year, Dravid was Pandya’s coach on an India A tour of Australia, where the allrounder first showed signs of being able to temper
Rajinder Gupta has been elected president of the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) at its annual general meeting in Chandigarh on Sunday. While Gupta, an industrialist, succeeded DP Reddy, RP Singla and Ajay Tyagi were elected secretary and treasurer respectively. Two joint-secretaries, three vice-presidents and 14 members to the executive committee were also elected. According to
Shikhar Dhawan will take no part in the ODI series against Australia after he was not named in India’s squad for the last two ODIs. Dhawan was left out of the squad for the first three ODIs after being granted leave to take care of his wife, who was taken ill. The BCCI has not
India 294 for 5 (Pandya 78, Rohit 71, Rahane 70, Cummins 2-54) beat Australia 293 for 6 (Finch 124, Smith 63, Bumrah 2-52, Kuldeep 2-75) by five wicketsScorecard and ball-by-ball details © BCCI Between January 2013 and the start of this series, India-Australia ODIs had produced an average first-innings score of
India A 71 for 2 (Samarth 38*, Nair 7*, Sodhi 2-11) trail New Zealand A 147 (Seifert 35*, Raval 34, Worker 33, Nadeem 4-39, Karn 4-58) by 76 runs Karn Sharma exults after dismissing Ajinkya Rahane BCCI Players coming off a blustery New Zealand winter found themselves in a cauldron of heat and humidity in Vijayawada.
Soon after returning from the tour of Sri Lanka, Ajinkya Rahane visited the nets at the Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai to train, where he ran into Sachin Tendulkar. “Paaji told me, ‘back your game. Opportunities will come sometimes, and they will be missing sometimes. It is not in your hand. You need to work
Big Picture In 11 completed innings during Australia’s previous ODI tour of India in 2013, 3569 runs were scored, at an average of 324.45 runs per innings. On this tour, 872 runs have been scored in two matches, including a 21-over innings in Chennai, an average of 218 per innings. If ODIs were a stock
Ishant Sharma, the India fast bowler, has replaced Gautam Gambhir as Delhi captain for the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy season. This is the first time Ishant, 29, has been entrusted with the leadership of the side. With an experience of 77 Tests under his belt, a DDCA official felt Ishant was the best man for the
India Green 100 for 3 (Gandhi 39, Chopra 26) drew with India Blue 177 (Tiwary 78, Raina 40, Rasool 5-70, Choudhary 3-18)Scorecard Parvez Rasool bowls for India A BCCI Rain washed out play for the third day in a row in Kanpur as the Duleep Trophy match between India Blue and India Green ended in a
The Supreme Court has given the BCCI three weeks to come back with “suggestions” related to the draft constitution that the Committee of Administrators (CoA) proposed for the BCCI. The court took a stern view of BCCI’s stalling tactics; there has as yet been no official feedback to the draft constitution submitted by the CoA
K Gowtham, the Karnataka allrounder, has been dropped from the India A squad for the two four-day fixtures against New Zealand A for disciplinary reasons amounting to “gross insult to the system”. He has been replaced by Karn Sharma, the Vidarbha legspinner, in the 15-man squad for the two matches, which start from September 23
As an opening batsman, there is a target on David Warner’s back, not least because he has the capability to win games on his own. It has grown steadily larger – he is the vice-captain of the Australian team in India, and is one of the two most experienced players in the line-up. The value
Dhoni has been one of India’s most successful captains © Associated Press The BCCI has nominated MS Dhoni for the Padma Bhushan, the country’s third-highest civilian award, PTI has reported. “Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been nominated by the BCCI for the Padma Bhushan award,” said BCCI’s acting president CK Khanna.
India Green 100 for 3 (Gandhi 39, Chopra 26) trail India Blue 177 (Tiwary 78, Raina 40, Rasool 5-70, Choudhary 3-18) by 77 runsScorecard Aniket Choudhary took 4 for 26 on the first day AFP Offspinner Parvez Rasool‘s 5 for 70 – his ninth five-wicket haul in first-class cricket – bowled out India Blue for 177
The Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) members have rejected 77 out of 103 clauses on good corporate governance, including one on the abolition of the controversial proxy-voting system, during a secret ballot at an Extra-Ordinary General Meeting (EGM) on September 15. The clauses were put forward by the court-appointed administrator Justice (Retd) Vikramajit Sen
The BCCI has challenged a Kerala High Court judgement from last month, which had ordered the board to lift its life ban on fast bowler Sreesanth. The BCCI had banned Sreesanth in 2013 for his alleged involvement in the Indian Premier League corruption scandal. Sreesanth was one of three Rajasthan Royals players – Ajit Chandila
Wet weather in Kolkata has lent an element of uncertainty to only the second ODI between India and Australia at Eden Gardens since the TVS Cup final in 2003. There are concerns over whether the groundstaff have had adequate time to prepare the pitch amid persistent rain. There was a spell on Monday that resulted
Anticipating appeals for funds for the ongoing domestic and international season in India, the Committee of Administrators (CoA) has asked the various state associations to fulfil a draft resolution, wherein they must affirm that they will comply with the Supreme Court order to implement the Lodha Committee’s recommendations. Resolved the Name of the Association is
Toss India chose to bat v AustraliaLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Ajinkya Rahane slotted in at the top AFP Expecting the pitch in Chennai to slow down considerably, India went against the ODI trend and chose to bat first in a move that according to their captain Virat Kohli was a “no-brainer”. With left-arm spinner Axar
India Red 383 (Indrajith 200*, Rajpoot 3-56) and 133 for 5 (Pant 46) drew with India Blue 444 (Hooda 133, Vihari 105, Unadkat 57, Karn Sharma 5-94)Scorecard Karn Sharma bowls Getty Images A century from Deepak Hooda, and lower-order fireworks from Jaydev Unadkat and Bharghav Bhatt, ensured India Blue took first-innings points from a drawn match
A tendency to detach himself from individual landmarks is the secret behind Virat Kohli‘s staggering collection of international hundreds.This was the Indian captain’s own assessment when asked if the pursuit of 100 international centuries – a feat that only Sachin Tendulkar has managed – spurred him on to big scores consistently. At 28, Kohli already
Ravindra Jadeja is back in India’s ODI squad. The selectors have named him as a like-for-like replacement for the left-arm spinner Axar Patel in the squad for the first three ODIs against Australia. Axar sprained his left ankle playing football during a training session ahead of the first ODI, which takes place in Chennai on
Former India batsman Virender Sehwag has revealed that he was “troubled” by the way Anil Kumble was forced to leave as India coach in June. Sehwag, who was one of the candidates interviewed to fill Kumble’s vacancy, said that he only applied for the India-coach job after being asked to by BCCI secretary Amitabh Choudhary,
Double-hundred in maiden Duleep Trophy match. First Indian to hit a double on pink-ball debut. Rallying India Red from 205 for 9 to 383. Dominating the highest tenth-wicket stand (178) in the tournament, and the second-highest in Indian first-class cricket. B Indrajith could not have asked for a better start to the 2017-18 first-class season.