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Dhoni becomes India’s most successful wicketkeeper in Tests

Dhoni becomes India’s most successful wicketkeeper in Tests

New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sunday surpassed Syed Kirmani to become India’s most successful wicketkeeper in Tests.Dhoni went past Kirmani when he stumped Kraigg Brathwaite off Pragyan Ojha for his 199th victim in 62 Tests. Kirmani had played 88 Tests. Dhoni did not have to …

PCB decides to appoint specialist coaches for batting, bowling and fielding

Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to appoint specialist coaches for batting, bowling and fielding for the national team and has already placed an advertisement on its website, inviting candidates to apply for the positions. Last date to apply for different posts is …

I am confident I will be among the big runs this season: Dinesh Karthik

I am confident I will be among the big runs this season: Dinesh Karthik

  Dinesh Karthik’s enthusiasm for the game is infectious. The little man is a bundle of energy on most occasions. Not surprisingly, he is a wicket-keeper batsman. These ’keeper-batsmen are a breed apart. Gruelling hours of high concentration levels donning the big gloves and session …

PCB didn’t educate me enough about anti-corruption laws: Mohammad Amir

A regretful Mohammad Amir has blamed PCB for not educating him enough against corruption and vowed to reveal “more” about the case, in which co-accused Salman Butt and Mohammaed Asif “tried to damage his reputation” further. Amir was sent to young offenders’ detention centre for …

If you do worse, then be ready for worse to happen to you: M.S.Dhoni

If you do worse, then be ready for worse to happen to you: M.S.Dhoni

New Delhi: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni did not seem surprised at the conviction of Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammed Asif on charges of spot-fixing, saying “if you do worse, then be ready for worse to happen to you.” Butt and Asif were today …

West Indies trounced Bangladesh by 229 runs in the second Test

Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo grabbed five wickets for 90 as the West Indies trounced Bangladesh by 229 runs in the second Test in Dhaka on Wednesday to win its first away series in eight years. Bangladesh, which was set an improbable victory target of 508, was …

India to be hub of motorsports in South Asia

India to be hub of motorsports in South Asia

New Delhi: Riding on the stupendous success of the inaugural Formula One race in the country, the organisers, Jaypee Sports International (JPSI), want to turn the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) into the hub of motorsports in South Asia. The BIC received an instant thumbs-up from …

14 players in Grade C list for the 2011-12 season

Kolkata: The Indian cricket board rewarded Yuvraj Singh, Ishant Sharma and Virat Kohli for their consistent performance with promotion to Grade A contracts and added as many as 14 players in Grade C list for the 2011-12 season. Spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, who …

Vettel won the Indian Formula One Grand Prix

Vettel won the Indian Formula One Grand Prix

The now-famous right index finger went up skyward once again, as Sebastian Vettel scored a perfect victory in the inaugural Formula One Grand Prix of India at the Buddh International Circuit here on Sunday. The German started from the pole, led every lap and whipped …

An emphatic six-wicket victory for England

Kolkata: Kevin Pietersen piloted England to an emphatic six-wicket victory with a half-century in the one-off twenty20 Internatioanl against India here, as the visitors managed to salvage some pride to end their otherwise disastrous tour Saturday.Pietersen (53; 39 b, 5×4, 3×6), made full use of …

India won series 5-0

India won series 5-0

India’s domination of England in the ODI series was complete at the Eden Gardens here on Tuesday. By wrapping up the final match with a 95-run victory, the home team gave a perfect Deepavali present to the country. Put in, India scored a challenging 271 …

BCCI awards for Dravid and Ishant

Mumbai:Veteran batsman Rahul Dravid and pacer Ishant Sharma, who were the top Test performers for India on the recent tours to England and the West Indies, would receive Cricket Board awards at the function scheduled to be held in Chennai in December. Dravid had scored …