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Top-order batting let the side down: Dhoni

Top-order batting let the side down: Dhoni

India’s string of defeats away from home continues. The sidehas now lost eight Tests, three ODIs and two twenty20 games beginning with the tour of England last year.After yet another setback here on Wednesday, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the top-order batting let the …

New Zealand beat Zimbabwe

New Zealand beat Zimbabwe by 90 runs at the University Oval in Dunedin on Friday in the first of three one-day internationals. Scores: New Zealand 248 (M. Guptill 70; S. Masakazda 4-46) v Zimbabwe 158 (B. Taylor 58; R. Nicol 4-19)

If India team keeps losing like this, changes are inevitable: Ganguly

If India team keeps losing like this, changes are inevitable: Ganguly

    New Delhi: Former captain Sourav Ganguly has come down heavily on the Indian cricket team after it suffered a 0-4 whitewash in the Test series in Australia, demanding sweeping changes in the current set-up. “If the team keeps losing like this, changes are …

Lara was better than Tendulkar and Ponting: Australian captain

Melbourne: West Indian batting legend Brian Lara’s knowledge of how to amass big scores at rapid rate without putting his wicket at risk makes him a “superior” batsman of his era than Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting, writes former Australian captain Ian Chappell. Chappell said …

Novak Djokovic wins Australian Open

Novak Djokovic wins Australian Open

Defending champion Novak Djokovic battled past Rafael Nadal in an epic, five-set Australian Open final which clocked in at 5hr, 53min — the longest title match in Grand Slam history — here on Sunday. Djokovic fought back from losing the first set to take a …

Victoria Azarenka won her first grand slam title

Melbourne: Victoria Azarenka won her first grand slam title and became the new world number one when she thrashed a disappointing Maria Sharapova in the Australian Open final Saturday. The third-seeded Belarusian overpowered the 2008 champion to win 6-3, 6-0 in 82 minutes to lift …

BCCI promised to take corrective measures

An under—pressure BCCI on Saturday promised “corrective measures” after the Indian cricket team was humbled 0—4 by Australia in the Test series, but refused to comment on the future of the struggling senior players, saying that remains in the hands of selectors. India lost the …