Free Press Journal
  • Sam Billings to try out Dravid’s lessons

    Kolkata : England wicketkeeper-batsman Sam Billings is looking forward to trying out the off-field lessons he has picked up from Delhi Daredevils coach and Indian cricket legend Rahul Dravid to make an impression in the upcoming Champions Trophy.

  • Spot-fixing: Shahzaib charged by PCB

    Karachi : Discarded batsman Shahzaib Hasan on Friday became the fourth Pakistani player to be formally charged in the spot-fixing scandal that broke out during the Pakistan Super League in February.

  • Dhawan keen to get back into national side

    Hyderabad : Having spent a few months out of the Indian team, opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan on Monday said he would look to perform well in domestic competitions, including in the IPL, so that he can be in the reckoning for the national side once again.

  • India-Australia series was the best of all: Rohit

    Mumbai : Praising the highly competitive nature of the recently concluded four-Test series between India and Australia, fit-again batsman Rohit Sharma felt it was the best among the four home rubbers this season.

  • ‘Don’t want too much pressure on me’

    Chennai : Young Tamil Nadu wicketkeeper-batsman N Jagadeesan hopes to be third-time lucky appearing for Royal Challengers Bangalore’s trials as a replacement of KL Rahul.

  • Pujara should go and play county cricket, says Azhar

    Mumbai : A stint in English county cricket when he is not part of any IPL franchise would do India’s top batsman Cheteshwar Pujara a world of good to counter the moving and bouncing balls in future when he tours overseas, feels former captain Mohammed Azharuddin.

  • Sharjeel charged in PSL spot-fixing

    Lahore : The Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Anti-Corruption Tribunal (ACT) on Friday held a preliminary hearing at the National Cricket Academy here where formal charges were read out against suspended opening batsman Sharjeel Khan in the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing case.

  • ‘Hope Maxwell plays Test cricket for a long time’

    Melbourne : Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell on Tuesday got support from vice-captain David Warner, who felt the Victorian could be the team’s next all-format superstar batsman.

  • BCCI brokers peace with CA, withdraws its complaint

    Mumbai : Putting an end to the feud between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket Australia (CA), the Indian board has decided to withdraw its complaint against visiting captain Steve Smith and batsman Peter Handscomb over the Decision Review System (DRS) issue.

  • It was my fault, says Handscombe

    New Delhi : Australia batsman Peter Handscombe on Wednesday admitted his fault in suggesting skipper Steve Smith to seek inputs from the dressing room after being adjudged leg-before off Umesh Yadav on the fourth day of the second Test, which India won by 75 runs.

  • Kohli credits success to captaincy, fitness

    Hyderabad : Crediting his rampaging run to captaincy, Indian swashbuckler Virat Kohli says the added responsibility has left no room for complacency in his batting and that has helped him achieve the record-breaking feat of four double hundreds in as many Test series.

  • ‘Kohli world’s best in one-day cricket’

    Melbourne : Batting legend Ricky Ponting feels India skipper Virat Kohli is the best one-day batsman in the world but it is not yet time to call him a great of the five-day format.

  • ‘No complacency’

    Hyderabad : Batsman Cheteshwar Pujara on Monday asserted that India would look to continue their winning run in the upcoming one-off Test against Bangladesh but cautioned his team against complacency.

  • Not underestimating Bangladesh: Saha

    Kolkata : Resounding success against England and New Zealand notwithstanding, Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha has said his team will not take Bangladesh lightly in the one-off Test beginning February 9 in Hyderabad.

  • Iyer keeps Mumbai alive in Ranji final

    Indore : Middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer made a fine half-century to keep multiple-time champions Mumbai in the hunt after the title holders conceded the first innings lead to Gujarat in the summit clash of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament here on Thursday.