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  • 'Toughest session of my career'

    As an opener India's Lokesh Rahul is used to facing hostile spells from new-ball bowlers. But the Australian attack Sunday, he admitted, was the toughest of his career so far.

  • 1 killed in Gujarat Hindu-Muslim strife

    One person is killed and about 14 injured when violence erupts following a scuffle between Muslim and Hindu school students in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat.

  • Manohar agrees to stay on as ICC chief to help transition

    Shashank Manohar has deferred his resignation as chairman of the International Cricket Council and will continue in the post until administrative reforms of the governing body is complete, the ICC said on Friday.

  • Kohli doubtful for deciding Test

    Skipper Virat Kohli's participation in the fourth and deciding Test against Australia here hangs in balance even as young Mumbai batsman Shreyas Iyer has been called as cover.

  • S Asian satellite to be in orbit soon: Indian envoy

    The South Asian Satellite will be launched into the orbit soon, says Indian High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla in Dhaka.

  • Indian MP hits air steward 25 times with slipper

    An Indian politician brazenly admits that he hit a steward on an Air India flight 25 times with his slipper during a row over a seat.

  • Bad-tempered Ind, Aus Tests set for showdown

    India and Australia begin the finale of a bitterly fought Test series Saturday, with home skipper Virat Kohli keen to silence attacks that even Australia's ex-skipper Michael Clarke has warned are "getting out of control".

  • Bhatiary waiting to enthral golfers

    The Bhatiary Golf & Country Club (BGCC) in Chittagong is all set to host its first-ever international golf tournament, the American Express Chittagong Open, from March 29 with participation of top golfers from India, Sri Lanka and hosts Bangladesh.

  • S Asian Satellite: Dhaka, Delhi to sign deal tomorrow

    Bangladesh is likely to sign a deal with India for using a transponder of the proposed South Asian Satellite.

  • The runs will come, says Australia's Warner

    David Warner has never suffered from a lack of confidence and his experience of battling through previous run droughts has the Australian opener convinced he will soon be getting big scores on the board again.

  • 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.

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