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  • India crush Sri Lanka in blind cricket tri-series final

    Panaji: India beat Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the finals of the blind cricket triangular-series in Goa on Saturday. Indian captain Ajay Reddy won the toss and opted to bowl first. The captain justified his decision and got a wicket in the very first over of the match. The Sri Lankans were never able to come back after that early loss and were bowled out for 119 in their 20 overs

  • Indian women to tour Sri Lanka for ICC Women’s Championship

    Dubai: The Indian women’s team will tour Sri Lanka from September 11 to 16 for the third round of the ICC Women’s Championship, cricket’s governing body announced on Monday. The bottom four sides in the points table — Sri Lanka, India, West Indies and South Africa — will look to make up ground on Australia, England, Pakistan and leaders New Zealand in the race to qualify for the ICC Women’s World Cup 2021.

  • Fit again Mansi Joshi back in India squad for tour of Sri Lanka

    New Delhi: Pacer Mansi Joshi made a comeback to the Indian women’s ODI and T20 Internationals squad for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka. Mansi last played for India in the 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup and a knee injury kept her out for more than a year. She recently made a comeback at the Women’s Challenger Trophy. India will play 3 ODIs as a part of ICC Women’s Championship along with five T20

  • We get to bottom of fixing allegations: David Richardson

    London: The International Cricket Council (ICC) says it will meet representatives of the channel that claims to have unearthed ‘spot-fixing’ and ‘pitch-fixing’ in Test matches through a sting operation, insisting that the allegations will not be brushed under the carpet. The Qatar-based Al Jazeera has claimed that pitches of matches involving India, Sri Lanka, Australia and England were doctored at the behest of match-fixers. The matches in question were India vs Sri

  • This Day, That Year: April 2, 2011! When MS Dhoni ‘lofted’ India to the World Cup

    India is a cricket-mad nation and everyone wants a piece of this beautiful game. Indian cricket has come of age in the last 25-30 years, but when India lifted the World Cup in 1983 everything changed and that exact moment of triumph happened on April 2, 2011. Indian team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni made 1.25 billion Indians emotional and proved that there is no substitute for hard work and dreams do

  • Nidahas Trophy: India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets

    Colombo: A combined effort helped India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in the fourth match of the Nidahas Trophy Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket tri-series at the R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium here on Monday.

  • Live Scores, Match updates, Commentary: India vs Sri Lanka T20I at Colombo

    The Nidahas Trophy has reached a crucial stage as all teams have completed their first round of matches and all teams are tied at two points each. Indian team has bounced back in style by defeating Bangladesh and now would like to make amends against Sri Lanka today at Colombo.

  • Nidahas T20 Tri-series: Sri Lanka beat India by five wickets

    Colombo: Kusal Perera’s brilliant 66 off 37 balls and some crucial contributions from the middle-order helped Sri Lanka beat India by five wickets in the opening match of the Nidahas Trophy Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket tri-series here on Tuesday.

  • Live Scores, Match updates, Commentary: India vs Sri Lanka T20I at Colombo

    Indian cricket team is back in action after a triumphant limited overs series win over South Africa. The team for this Nidahas tri-nation series will be led by Rohit Sharma and is missing many marquee players. This T20 series will also include Bangladesh and the matches will be interesting to watch.

  • Nidahas T20 Tri-series: Rishabh Pant’s lusty blows lands Lankan net bowler in hospital

    As India prepare to take on Sri Lanka in the first T20 match at Colombo, Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has already begun his preparation in style. While practising in the nets, Pant smashed a delivery straight back at the Sri Lankan net bowler and it hit him on his lips. The impact of the blow flooded the youngsters face with blood and the Indian practice was halted.

  • Rohit steals the show in maiden series as captain

    New Delhi : Stand-in India skipper Rohit Sharma ruled the limited-overs leg of the home series against Sri Lanka, finishing as the highest-run scorer in the two formats while leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal ended up as the top wicket-taker.

  • Unadkat hopes Lanka series to be a turnaround in his career

    Mumbai : Back in the national team after a year in the wilderness, left-arm pacer Javdev Unadkat feels that his impressive show in the T20 International series against Sri Lanka can prove to be a turnaround in his career.

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