india | The Daily Star
  • Aus hire spin gurus ahead of India tour

    Former Indian bowler Sriram Sridharan will work with Australia as a "spin consultant" on the upcoming tour of India, Cricket Australia announced Tuesday.

  • Twin tons power India

    Skipper Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav hit centuries to help India chase 350 and stun England by three wickets in the first ODI in Pune on Sunday.

  • Bangladeshi players

    BCB names 30-man preliminary squad

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) yesterday announced a 30-member preliminary squad for its tour of India and Sri Lanka in the coming months. While Bangladesh are scheduled to play a one-off Test in Hyderabad in India in February, they will be playing three ODIs, two T20Is and two Tests in March in Sri Lanka.

  • Preliminary squads of India, Sri Lanka tours announced

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board announced 30-man preliminary squad for the tours of India and Sri Lanka this year today.

  • Kohli will do better than me: Dhoni

    Indian wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni indicated today that the reason behind his surprise decision to quit as captain of the limited-overs formats was that he did not agree with having separate skippers for Tests and the shorter versions of the game.

  • 'Hyderabad Test will go ahead'

    India's Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) today rubbished speculation that this association will not host the India-Bangladesh Test scheduled in the southern city of Hyderabad from February 13 due to a fund crunch.

  • Aus withdraw O'Keefe from BBL ahead of Ind Tests

    Steve O'Keefe's hopes of joining the Australian slow-bowling attack in the four-Test series in India from next month have been boosted after the left-arm spinner was withdrawn from the remainder of the Big Bash League to prepare for the tour.

  • Hyderabad will host BD Test: HCA

    India’s Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) today rubbished speculations that the organisation will not host the India-Bangladesh Test scheduled in the southern city of Hyderabad from February 13 due to fund crunch.

  • 'Challenge to beat India at home'

    England captain Eoin Morgan has said it will be a big challenge for the visitors to beat India at home but they are ready for the "special experience" that awaits them in the upcoming limited overs series.

  • From CR7 to Modi

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a special gift, a Portugal football team jersey personally signed by one of the world's greatest sporting icons and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo

  • PCB mulls age cap

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is mulling an age-cap for officials similar to the one the Indian Supreme Court directed the Indian cricket board to implement.

  • Saurav Sachin

    Sachin, Sunil laud Dhoni

    With most of the cricketing fraternity still reeling from Mahendra Singh Dhoni's shocking decision to step down as captain of the Indian ODI and T20I teams on Wednesday night, there were few who could wrap their heads around the news fast enough to react.

  • Aus to prepare in Dubai for Ind

    Australia plan to prepare for their Indian Test series in Dubai as team officials seek more control over the state of practice pitches, reports said Monday.

  • PCB to sue BCCI for unplayed Test series

    Pakistan cricket chiefs have said they will sue India for failing to honour a 2014 deal to play a bilateral Test series.

  • SAFF Women's C'ship: BD take on India today

    Fresh from an inspiring 6-0 win over Afghanistan, Bangladesh will be looking to carry the performance when they take on three-time champions and hosts India in their final group match of the 4th SAFF Women's Championship at the Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri today.

  • Unnecessary pressure on BCCI: Thakur

    BCCI president Anurag Thakur said there are few recommendations by justice Lodha Committee which the board members feel are not practical to implement but they have not been able to convey the same as the body has not given them time for last two months.

  • Unnecessary pressure on BCCI: Thakur

    BCCI president Anurag Thakur said there are few recommendations by justice Lodha Committee which the board members feel are not practical to implement but they have not been able to convey the same as the body has not given them time for last two months.

  • Is Cook’s goose cooked before Christmas?

    England captain Alastair Cook heads home for Christmas with calls for his resignation ringing in his ears after what turned into an embarrassing subcontinental tour.

  • Brathwaite T20 heroics light up year of batsmen

    The prolific Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Steve Smith and Kane Williamson all enhanced their burgeoning reputations in 2016 but, aided by the screams of commentator Ian Bishop to "remember the name", the year will forever belong to Carlos Brathwaite.

  • Cook, Jennings defy Ind on final morning

    England openers Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings survived some nervy moments on the final morning of the fifth Test against India on Tuesday as the tourists look to bat out the day and prevent a 4-0 series defeat.

  • Nair hits maiden ton, Ind set for first-innings lead

    India's Karun Nair struck his maiden Test century to keep the hosts on course for a handy first-innings lead against England on day four of the final Test on Monday.

  • Rahul, Patel give Ind solid start

    India's makeshift opening pair of Lokesh Rahul and Parthiv Patel struck fifties to lead the hosts' strong reply to England's first innings total of 477 on day three of the fifth and final Test on Sunday.

  • Shakib, Fizz retained

    Ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and left-arm pace sensation Mustafizur Rahman were both retained by their respective franchises for the tenth season of the Indian Premier League.

  • 500 fine for tardiness!

    These are days of demonetisation and India's hockey players are 'extra cautious' with their hard earned cash with strict disciplinarian Roelant Oltmans imposing a fine of Rs 500 on any player, who is late for their training sessions, get-togethers or official functions.

  • Vardah disrupts Chennai prep

    The England and Indian training sessions were cancelled Wednesday owing to unfit ground conditions at the MA Chidambaram stadium in cyclone-battered Chennai which hosts the fifth and final Test from Friday.

  • Rampaging Ind look to increase Cook's woes

    A rampant India will look to create history in the fifth and final Test against England from Friday by piling more misery on Alastair Cook in what could be his last outing as the tourists' skipper.

  • Root 'ready' to captain Eng: Cook

    England captain Alastair Cook said Monday Joe Root was ready to take over as skipper but that no decision on his own future would be taken until the new year.

  • Ind demolish Eng to clinch Test series

    Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin tore through England's lower order Monday as the hosts won the fourth Test in Mumbai by an innings and 36 runs, clinching the series 3-0.

  • Kohli hits double century against Eng

    India's Virat Kohli smashed his third double century of the year when he notched 200 runs on day four of the fourth Test against England in Mumbai on Sunday.

  • Ind 62-1 after Eng post 400

    India were 62 for one at tea on the second day of the fourth Test against England after the tourists posted 400 in their first innings on Friday.

Top