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Was confident that if I managed to stay till the end, could win the game in last over: Suryakumar Yadav
Lucknow, Jan 30 (IANS) In a low-scoring second T20I which went down the wire, India's in-form batter Suryakumar Yadav steered his side home with an unbeaten 26 off 31 balls, including slapping Blair Tickner over mid-off for the winning boundary and level three-match series to set up a decider in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.
2023-01-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Winning the inaugural World Cup with name of India written in golden letters is a big deal: Anjum Chopra
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Former India captain Anjum Chopra showered praise on the U19 Women's team who won the inaugural U19 Women's T20 World Cup in South Africa, saying the country's name being written in golden letters for winning the first-ever edition of the competition is a big deal.
2023-01-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Opener Murali Vijay announces retirement from all forms of international cricket
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India opener Murali Vijay has announced his retirement from international cricket. Vijay, the right-handed opener, last represented India in the 2018 Perth Test while his last first-class appearance for his state team Tamil Nadu came in the Ranji Trophy in December 2019.
2023-01-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Beth Mooney, Steve Smith claim top honours in 2023 Australian Cricket Awards
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Batters Beth Mooney and Steve Smith capped their prolific years with the bat to bag top honours at the Australian Cricket Awards held in Sydney on Monday. Beth claimed her second Belinda Clark Award, following a season where across three formats she amassed 976 runs at an average of 65.1 and a strike rate of 102.6.
2023-01-30
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
We just want to go out there and enjoy our cricket: Harmanpreet Kaur ahead of T20 World Cup
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming Women's T20 World Cup starting from February 10 in South Africa, India captain Harmanpreet Kaur stated her team just wants to go out on the field and enjoy their cricket while adding that playing the ongoing tri-series in East London is giving them time to adjust their game as per the conditions.
2023-01-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Desert Vipers pull off an exciting 12-run win over Dubai Capitals to regain top slot
Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) Desert Vipers pulled off an exciting 12-run victory over Dubai Capitals in the 20th match of the DP World ILT20 at the Dubai International Stadium on Saturday night to regain the top position in the points table.
2023-01-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'He raised a beautiful topic...': Ashwin joins Rohit Sharma in criticism of broadcaster
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has backed skipper Rohit Sharma criticising the broadcaster for showing the century against New Zealand his first three-figure mark in three years.
2023-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'It will nag at me for the rest of my life': Maxwell rues missing Test series against India
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell rued missing next month's Border-Gavaskar Trophy against India due to injury by saying it will "probably nag him" for the rest of his life.
2023-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Sky Sports to broadcast ICC tournaments in UK and Ireland until the end of 2031
Dubai, Jan 28 (IANS) Sky Sports will be broadcasting all International Cricket Council (ICC) tournaments in the UK and Ireland till the end of 2031 after signing a new eight-year deal with the cricket's world governing body.
2023-01-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
ILT20: Marcus Stoinis joins Sharjah Warriors, says he is mentally prepared for UAE weather
Sharjah, Jan 28 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis has joined the Sharjah Warriors squad at a crucial juncture of their campaign in the inaugural International League Twenty20, which is being played in the UAE until February 12.
2023-01-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
ILT20: Sharjah Warriors-Abu Dhabi Knight Riders game moved from Sharjah to Dubai
Dubai, Jan 28 (IANS) Due to the heavy rain experienced across the UAE over the past few days, the match between Sharjah Warriors and Abu Dhabi Knight Riders has been moved from the Sharjah Cricket Stadium to the Dubai International Stadium.
2023-01-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
All-female match officials appointed for ICC U19 Women's T20 World Cup Final
Potchefstroom, Jan 28 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday announced that they have appointed an all-female match officials panel for the final of the ICC U19 Women's T20 World Cup, to be held in JB Marks Oval on Sunday.
2023-01-28
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
ILT20: Sharjah Warriors-Dubai Capitals match called off due to rain
Sharjah, Jan 27 (IANS) Rain forced the Sharjah Warriors-Dubai Capitals match in the ongoing ILT20 to be called off after five overs of play at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Thursday night.
2023-01-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Batting legend Brian Lara to guide West Indies teams as Performance Mentor
St John's (Antigua), Jan 27 (IANS) Cricket West Indies (CWI) has appointed former West Indies captain and batting legend, Brian Lara, as a Performance Mentor - working across all international teams and will also contribute to the running of the West Indies Academy.
2023-01-27
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Australian Open: Sania Mirza bids adieu to Grand Slam career as runner-up in Melbourne
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) India tennis star Sania Mirza on Friday wrapped up her legendary Grand slam career as Australian Open mixed doubles runner-up. The Indian ace and partner Rohan Bopanna lost to the all-Brazilian pair Luisa Stefani and Rafael Matos in the mixed doubles final here at Melbourne Park.
2023-01-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Marg Jennings, Ian Redpath to be inducted into Australian Cricket Hall of Fame
Sydney, Jan 27 (IANS) Marg Jennings and Ian Redpath have been announced as new inductees into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame, the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame Committee, together with Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA), informed.
2023-01-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
U19 Women's T20 WC: India breeze into the final with eight-wicket win over New Zealand
Potchefstroom, Jan 27 (IANS) Riding on performances from leg-spinner Parshavi Chopra and opener Shweta Sehrawat, India have breezed into the final of the inaugural U19 Women's T20 World Cup with an eight-wicket victory over New Zealand in the first semi-final at the JB Marks Oval on Friday.
2023-01-27
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
'I'm about 80% fit': Jofra Archer ready for England comeback after lengthy injury layoff
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Fast bowler Jofra Archer is raring for his England comeback after a long injury layoff as he said that he is 80 per cent fit and hopeful of replicating his 2019 World Cup and Ashes performance.
2023-01-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Finn Allen is not producing enough at the moment: Craig Cumming
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Former New Zealand cricketer Craig Cumming believes young opener Finn Allen is "not producing enough" runs currently following his struggles in recent ODI series against India.
2023-01-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan captain Babar Azam named as ICC Men's ODI Player of the Year 2022
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Pakistan captain Babar Azam was named as winner of the ICC Men's ODI Cricketer of the Year 2022 award, winning the coveted honour for the second year in a row. He defeated competition from Australia's leg-spinner Adam Zampa, West Indies' opener Shai Hope and Zimbabwe's off-spin all-rounder Sikandar Raza.
2023-01-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
New Zealand Cricket to introduce Debbie Hockley Medal; honour best women's cricketer
Auckland, Jan 26 (IANS) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Thursday announced that outstanding women's cricketer will be honoured with the inaugural Debbie Hockley Medal at this year's annual cricket awards ceremony.
2023-01-26
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Conditions in UAE have allowed the batters to flourish in ILT20, says David Gower
Dubai, Jan 26 (IANS) The DP World International League T20, which is being held across Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah, witnessed several high-octane batting performances in the past few days of the competition.
2023-01-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
England captain Ben Stokes named ICC Men's Test cricketer of the year for 2022
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) England captain Ben Stokes has been named as the winner of the ICC Men's Test Cricketer of the Year 2022 award, two days after being named as captain of ICC Men's Test team of the Year for 2022.
2023-01-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
England all-rounder Nat Sciver named ICC women's ODI cricketer of the year for 2022
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) England's seam-bowling all-rounder Nat Sciver was named as ICC women's ODI cricketer of the year for 2022. She becomes the second cricketer from England to have won the coveted award after wicketkeeper-batter Sarah Taylor won the honour in 2014.
2023-01-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mohammed Siraj becomes the new number one bowler in ICC Men's ODI Rankings
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) India's right-arm fast-bowler Mohammed Siraj has become the new number one bowler in the ICC Men's ODI Player Rankings for bowlers, going past New Zealand's left-arm seamer Trent Boult and Australia's fast bowler Josh Hazlewood.
2023-01-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
He is India's No 1 opener, says Irfan Pathan on Shubman Gill scores another hundred
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Shubman Gill's rich vein of form has prompted former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan to proclaim him as India's No. 1 opener and has sealed his place in the side for the World Cup later this year.
2023-01-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
India batter Suryakumar Yadav wins ICC Men's T20I Cricketer of the Year 2022 award
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) India's right-handed batter Suryakumar Yadav was named winner of the ICC Mens T20I cricketer of the year 2022 award. He also becomes the first Indian to win the honour.
2023-01-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mumbai Indians, RCB owners express delight in owning teams in Women's Premier League (Ld)
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Five-time IPL champions Mumbai Indians on Wednesday were among the five winning companies to own a team in the first-ever Women's Premier League (WPL) slated for March 2023 with the second-highest bid of INR 912.99 crore.
2023-01-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Women's Premier League will pave the way for development at grassroots level: Roger Binny
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Roger Binny believes the Womens Premier League (WPL) will pave the way for development at the grassroots level and get more women cricketers to play the game.
2023-01-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
I think Suryakumar Yadav should play in all three formats: Suresh Raina
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Former India cricketer Suresh Raina believes right-handed batter Suryakumar Yadav should be playing for India in all three formats of the international game while adding that he should be given a chance to play Test cricket.
2023-01-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Didn't think I'd get picked up for that much': Harry Brook on massive IPL contract
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) England batter Harry Brook revealed his struggle to understand how he landed a massive Indian Premier League (IPL) contract during the mini-auction and added that "IPL is a big dream" for him.
2023-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
SA20: We just need to stay calm and do the basics right, says Rashid Khan after loss to Pretoria Capitals
Cape Town, Jan 24 (IANS) After his team MI Cape Town's 52-run loss to Pretoria Capitals in the ongoing SA20, skipper Rashid Khan said that they won't do too much experimentation and just need to stay calm, stay relaxed and do the basics right in the upcoming matches of the tournament.
2023-01-24
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Women's T20I Rankings: Harmanpreet jumps three places to reach 11th, Deepti attains career-best position
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) India captain Harmanpreet Kaur jumped three places to reach the 11th position in the latest ICC women's T20I player rankings, released on Tuesday after her team won their first two matches of the ongoing tri-series in South Africa.
2023-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Darren Lehmann urges Australia to pick Ashton Agar as second spinner on Test tour of India
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Former Australia head coach Darren Lehmann has urged the current Test side to pick left-arm spin all-rounder Ashton Agar as the second spinner to partner off-spinner Nathan Lyon for the upcoming four-Test tour of India, ahead of leg-spinner Mitchell Swepson and uncapped off-spinner Todd Murphy.
2023-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
SA20: Van der Merwe's six of the best powers Sunrisers to bonus point win
Gqeberha, Jan 23 (IANS) Roelof van der Merwe delivered the bowling performance of the SA20 thus far for the Sunrisers Eastern Cape to decimate Durban's Super Giants at St George's Park.
2023-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Australian Open: Magda Linette stuns Caroline Garcia to reach her first grand slam quarterfinal
Melbourne, Jan 23 (IANS) Poland's Magda Linette stunned World No.4 Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia in straight sets to reach her first Grand Slam quarterfinal here on Monday.
2023-01-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
SA20: Roelof van der Merwe's energy is contagious, says Pragyan Ojha
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Sunrisers Eastern Cape moved to second place in the points table as they secured their fourth win in SA20 defeating Durban's Super Giants by 124 runs.
2023-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IND v NZ: India could look at making some changes as they seek 3-0 finish against New Zealand (preview)
Indore, Jan 23 (IANS) After taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI series, India could be looking at making some changes to their playing eleven for the third and final game as they seek a 3-0 finish against New Zealand at Holkar Stadium on Tuesday.
2023-01-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
U19 Women's T20 World Cup: Irwin replaces injured Hamilton in New Zealand's squad
Potchefstroom, Jan 23 (IANS) The Event Technical Committee of the inaugural edition of the ICC Under-19 Women's T20 World Cup 2023 has approved Emma Irwin as a replacement for an injured Antonia Hamilton in the New Zealand squad.
2023-01-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
ILT20: Bravo, Najibullah Zadran lead MI Emirates to thrilling victory over Abu Dhabi Knight Riders
Abu Dhabi, Jan 22 (IANS) The MI Emirates kept their winning run intact in the DP World International League T20 after pulling off a thrilling five-wicket over Abu Dhabi Knight Riders at the Zayed Cricket Stadium, here.
2023-01-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
U19 Women's T20 WC: India crash to massive seven-wicket loss against Australia
Potchefstroom, Jan 22 (IANS) After being undefeated in the group stage of U19 Women's T20 World Cup, India were handed their first loss of the tournament through a seven-wicket defeat to Australia in their first Super Sixes clash at the North-West University Oval.
2023-01-22
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA20: Joburg Super Kings win a last-ball thriller in Gqeberha
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The SA20 has once again delivered a thrilling climax with the Joburg Super Kings lifting themselves off the basement of the Betway SA20 table with a last ball victory over the Sunrisers Eastern Cape at a heaving St George's Park.
2023-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
2nd ODI: Indian bowlers' impressive show has New Zealand bundled out for just 108
Raipur, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian bowlers were accurate in their bowling, fetched good swing, turn, bounce, and took sharp return catches in an impressive show to bundle out New Zealand for just 108 in the second ODI at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh Cricket Stadium on Saturday.
2023-01-21
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Sports,Cricket
Indonesia claim historic first victory to end U19 Women's T20 WC on high
Benoni (South Africa), Jan 21 (IANS) Indonesia on Friday scripted history as they claimed their first ever victory in ICC global tournament after beating Zimbabwe by three wickets in a play-off match to finish the Under19 Womens T20 World Cup on a high, here. 
2023-01-21
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
ILT20: Alex Hales century blows away Abu Dhabi Knight Riders against Desert Vipers
Abu Dhabi, Jan 21 (IANS) Desert Vipers' Alex Hales lit up the Zayed Cricket Stadium through a whirlwind century (110 runs off just 59 balls) studded with seven boundaries and six sixes, to power his team to a massive 111 run win over Abu Dhabi Knight Riders in the ninth match of the International League T20 tournament, here on Friday night.
2023-01-21
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Australia's veteran T20 specialist Dan Christian to retire at end of BBL season
Sydney, Jan 21 (IANS) Australian white-ball cricketer Dan Christian, who played 20-odd ODIs and T20Is for his country besides playing in Big Bash League (BBL), Indian Premier League (IPL) and leagues in Caribbean and Pakistan during an 18-year career, has decided to retire at the end of BBL|12.
2023-01-21
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
2nd ODI: India win toss, elect to bowl first against New Zealand
Raipur, Jan 21 (IANS) India captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to bowl first against New Zealand in the second ODI at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh Cricket Stadium on Saturday. India are currently leading the three-match series 1-0.
2023-01-21
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Sports,Cricket
2019 ODI World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan to play in upcoming LLC Masters in Qatar
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Legends League Cricket (LLC) on Saturday announced that England's 2019 ODI World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan will be playing in the upcoming season in Qatar, to be held from February 27 to March 8, 2023. The format will have three teams Indian Maharajas, Asia Lions and World Giants.
2023-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Bernadine Bezuidenhout named in New Zealand squad for upcoming Women's T20 World Cup
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Wicketkeeper-batter Bernadine Bezuidenhout has been named in the New Zealand squad for the ICC Women's T20 World Cup to be held from February 10-26 in South Africa.
2023-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Women's T20I tri-series: Whatever Amanjot, Deepti did, it was amazing to watch, says Smriti Mandhana
East London (South Africa), Jan 20 (IANS) Stand-in India captain Smriti Mandhana lavished praise on debutant Amanjot Kaur and all-rounder Deepti Sharma for setting up a convincing 27-run victory over South Africa in the Womens T20I tri-series opener at Buffalo Park Stadium.
2023-01-20
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket