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  • Smith fires Australia to 451 in India Test

    Skipper Steve Smith scored an unbeaten 178 as Australia were bowled out for 451 in the afternoon session on day two of the third Test against India in Ranchi.

  • Smith, Maxwell power Australia to 299-4

    Under-fire skipper Steve Smith cracked a gritty century as he combined with the recalled Glenn Maxwell to give Australia the opening day honours in the third Test against India in Ranchi Thursday.

  • Manohar quits as ICC boss

    India's Shashank Manohar resigned Wednesday as chairman of the International Cricket Council after a fallout with his own board over efforts to reform the game's world governing body.

  • India's Manohar quits as ICC chairman

    India's Shashank Manohar has resigned as chairman of the International Cricket Council after his push for reforms ran into opposition from his own board, media reports said Wednesday.

  • 'No need to curb aggression'

    India coach Anil Kumble Tuesday said there was no need for his team to curb its aggression despite the din over on-field behaviour in what is turning out to be an intensely-fought Test series against Australia.

  • Test of maturity for Kohli and Smith in Ranchi

    Keeping a lid on emotion will be nearly as important as executing gameplans for both India and Australia when the world's top two teams continue their captivating series with the third Test in Ranchi on Thursday.

  • Shahrukh, Aamir spotted together again

    Bollywood heavyweights, Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan, spend some Khan time together with global internet TV network Netflix’s CEO Reed Hastings and his team in Mumbai.

  • Cummins called up to replace Australia paceman Starc

    Pat Cummins is in sight of a long-awaited second Test after being rushed into the Australia squad to replace injured pace spearhead Mitchell Starc for the remainder of the series in India.

  • India withdraw Smith protest as boards make peace

    India have withdrawn an official protest about the actions of Australia captain Steve Smith in the second Test as the governing bodies of both countries moved to bring an end to the acrimony surrounding the ongoing four-match series.

  • Ashwin grabs six as India stun Australia

    Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin grabbed six wickets as India stopped Australia in their tracks to win a fiery second Test and level the series 1-1 on Tuesday.

  • Hazlewood takes six as Ind set Aus 188 for win

    Australia were set a target of 188 runs for victory in the second Test and a 2-0 series lead on Tuesday after Josh Hazlewood picked up career-best figures of 6-67 to rip through India's batting on the fourth morning of the match.

  • Conway replaced as Bangladesh physio

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has ended its contract with physio Dean Conway and has appointed Thihan Chandramohan to fill the vacancy on the ongoing tour of Sri Lanka, a BCB press release informed today.

  • ‘Fiery Kohli losing my respect’

    Former Test wicketkeeper Ian Healy says he's "losing respect" for India captain Virat Kohli, and believes his confrontational attitude is heaping pressure on his teammates.

  • Pujara leads India's fightback

    Australian seamer Josh Hazlewood took three wickets, including the prized scalp of skipper Virat Kohli, to damage India's fightback on the third day of a closely-fought second Test Monday.

  • We can do better: Pujara

    India are confident they can end a string of batting collapses in their second innings and set Australia a competitive target to chase in the second Test, batsman Cheteshwar Pujara said on Sunday.

  • Kohli, Smith square off in verbal clash

    Tensions flared in a gripping opening hour of day two of the second Test, with rival skippers Steve Smith and Virat Kohli sharing a heated chat for several overs.

  • Marsh, Renshaw give Aus lead

    Fighting half-centuries from Shaun Marsh and Matt Renshaw helped Australia secure a crucial first-innings lead over world number one India in the second Test in Bangalore on Sunday.

  • Waugh blasts 'negative Kohli'

    Former Australia Test batsman and current national selector Mark Waugh has labelled Virat Kohli's dismissal on day one in Bengaluru as a “brain fade”.

  • Lyon grabs 8 as India collapse for 189

    Off-spinner Nathan Lyon claimed a career-best haul of eight wickets to help Australia bowl out India for a paltry 189 and take opening day honours in the second Test in Bangalore on Saturday.

  • Qatar population booms on back of 2022 WC

    Qatar's population has swollen by almost 40 per cent since the emirate was chosen to the host the 2022 World Cup, official government figures have revealed.

  • Sachin Tendulkar addressing a news conference

    India will fight back hard: Sachin

    Sachin Tendulkar expects India to hit back hard in the second Test against Australia beginning Saturday in Bangalore after their shock defeat in the opening encounter.

  • Pune pitch not poor: Vijay

    Batsman Murali Vijay on Wednesday rejected the idea that the Pune pitch was to blame for India's drubbing in the first Test against Australia despite it being classified as "poor" by the match referee.

  • Kohli will be back 'bigger and stronger'

    Mitchell Starc may have won the opening duel against Indian skipper Virat Kohli by getting the star batsman out for a duck in the first Test, but the Australian fast bowler insists the battle has just begun.

  • Hales called up to Eng tour after rapid recovery

    England opener Alex Hales should play a role after all in England's tour of the West Indies after earning a call-up only a month after he had been omitted because of a right hand fracture.

  • Bengaluru to offer up 'sporting' pitch for 2nd Test

    Barring a last-minute intervention from the home side, the second Test between India and Australia will be played on a "sporting" pitch which will be fair to both teams, organisers in Bengaluru have said.

  • Female shooters finish last

    The three Bangladeshi female shooters finished in the last three positions of the 50m rifle 3 positions qualification event of the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi yesterday.

  • Kohli and Co seek solace in nature

    Members of the Indian cricket team, led by skipper Virat Kohli, go on a nature hike to soothe the pain of their heavy defeat to Australia in the first Test.

  • Smith joins elite 'five-in-five club'

    Australia's superstar skipper Steve Smith had joined another exclusive group of batsmen following his brilliant hundred in the first Test against India in Pune.

  • Aus hails the Pune win no one saw coming

    Australia hailed the extraordinary victory by their cricketers in the first Test against India in Pune on Sunday, the plaudits just about drowning out the expressions of stunned surprise at a triumph almost no one expected.

  • Sizzling Starc bags Kohli for rare duck

    For the first time in 933 days, India captain Virat Kohli has been dismissed in Test cricket without scoring.

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