Shami hat-trick seals deal for India in thriller against Afghanistan

Southampton: Mohammed Shami (4/40) grabbed a magical hat-trick as India scripted a 11-run last-over win over Afghanistan in a thrilling World Cup clash here on Saturday. Shami became India’s only second bowler to bag a hat-trick in a World Cup since Chetan Sharma in the 1987 edition Chasing 225 for victory, Afghanistan needed 16 runs in six balls More...

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By Agencies On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
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Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of WC with thumb fracture

New Delhi: India opener Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the 2019 edition of the World Cup as he is not in a position to recover in time for the remaining games of the showpiece event. Dhawan has been ruled More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Sunday, June 16th, 2019
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Virat Kohli becomes fastest batsman to score 11,000 runs in ODIs

Manchester: India skipper Virat Kohli rose to the challenge on Sunday against Pakistan and added another feather to his cap by becoming the fastest player in the history of the game to cross the 11,000-run mark More...

By Agencies On Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Root shows way as England thrash Windies by 8 wickets

Southampton: England rode Joe Root’s unbeaten 16th ODI hundred and brilliance of their fast bowlers to register a comprehensive eight-wicket victory over a listless West Indies in a lopsided World Cup encounter More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
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Injured Shikhar Dhawan under observation: BCCI

New Delhi: Injured India opener Shikhar Dhawan will be under observation as he strives to recover from a thumb fracture he picked up during the Autralia game, the BCCI said on Tuesday. Team India opening batsman More...

By Agencies On Monday, June 10th, 2019
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Fiery Yuvraj draws curtain on coveted international career

Mumbai: One performance is never enough to highlight Yuvraj Singh’s contribution to Indian cricket. But if there was one phase when he ruled world cricket, it had to be during the 2011 World Cup in India. More...

By Agencies On Friday, June 7th, 2019
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Nadal crushes Federer to reach 12th French Open final

Paris: Rafael Nadal reached the French Open final for the third time in a row, and a record extending 12th overall, with a straight set win over arch-rival Roger Federer, here on Friday. The Spaniard beat the Swiss More...

By IANS On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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Dhoni’s role behind the stumps critical for skipper Kohli: Tendulkar

New Delhi: The 2019 edition of the World Cup is now six days away and while India is considered one of the favourites going into the tournament in England and Wales, a lot will depend on how skipper Virat Kohli More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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Dhoni ensured no player was late for training: Upton

Kolkata: India’s former mental conditioning coach Paddy Upton on Wednesday revealed that when MS Dhoni took over as the captain of the Indian cricket team in the 50-over format, the stumper had come up with More...

By Agencies On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Bumrah world’s best bowler at the moment: Tendulkar

Hyderabad: Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar heaped praise on Jasprit Bumrah, who bowled brilliantly in the finals of the 2019 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which Mumbai Indians won by one run against More...