Free Press Journal
  • 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.

  • India vs Sri Lanka: Rohit Sharma 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. Rohit was simply unstoppable in his first full series as captain.

  • Sri Lankan coach Nic Pothas predicts a close contest in India’s tour of SA

    Mumbai: South Africa-born Sri Lanka head coach Nic Pothas has predicted a close contest when India face the Proteas in the upcoming Test tour beginning next month, provided the Virat Kohli-led batting line-up measures up to the home side’s lethal new ball attack. The 44-year-old Pothas said that the Indian team underKohli seemed to have covered all their bases.

  • We have been good in patches, say SL coach Nic Pothas

    Mumbai: Sri Lanka won just one ODI in the just-concluded full tour of India but their coach Nic Pothashas sought to take the positives, saying his side were good in patches and would return home as better players. Sri Lanka lost the three-match Test series 0-1, followed by 1-2 defeat in the ODIs and then suffered 0-3 humiliation in the T20 Internationals. They lost the third and final T20Igame by five wickets

  • MS Dhoni celebrate Christmas eve

    India vs Sri Lanka 3rd T20I: MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya celebrate Christmas eve after Lankan whitewash; see photos

    The former Team India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, once again finished off the game in style by hitting the winning run against Sri Lanka in third and final T20I at Wankhede stadium. Following the latest win, Team India celebrated Christmas eve wearing the the Santa Claus hats after India finished 2017 with their 37th victory in international cricket. And MS Dhoni was leading the party from the front.

  • India vs Sri Lanka Mumbai T20I: Statistical highlights of the third T20

    Mumbai: Statistical highlights of the third and final Twenty20 International match between India and SriLanka here. India’s winning margin of 3-0 is their biggest series victory vs Sri Lanka in T20 Internationals. For the second time, they have won all three matches in a bilateral series –the first instance being against Australia in Australia in January 2016. India have won ten and lost four matches out of 14played against Sri Lanka in

  • Grinding in domestic seasons matured me: Jaydev Unadkat

    Mumbai: India, here on Sunday, managed to inflict a 3-0 series whitewash on Sri Lanka with a five-wicket win in the third Twenty20 International (T20I) match. Jaydev Unadkat, who was awarded the Man of the Match and the Series, said grinding in the domestic seasons matured him as a player and made his comeback possible.