Free Press Journal
  • Virat-Vijay doom Lanka

    New Delhi : Captain Virat Kohli and opener Murali Vijay made a mockery of sub-par Sri Lankan attack with effortless centuries as India cruised to 371 for four on the first day of the third and final cricket Test.

  • India vs Sri Lanka 3rd Test: Host 371/4 at stumps on day 1

    New Delhi: Captain Virat Kohli and opener Murali Vijay made a mockery of sub-par Sri Lankan attack with effortless centuries as India cruised to 371 for four on the first day of the third and final cricket Test.

  • Captain Kohli undecided on Lanka T20s

    Virat has told the selectors that he needs some time to take a call on whether he will be playing the T20s or not.

  • Cruise control

    Pujara, Vijay hit centuries; India in commanding position

  • Indian batsmen ready for Lankan challenge

    Nagpur : Denied by the ‘Weather Gods’ in the opening Test, a supremely confident India are set to make some strategic changes to ensure that their dominance of Sri Lanka continues unchallenged in the second match starting here today.

  • No 6 in Tests is a flexible slot, says Wriddhiman

    Nagpur : At ease with the constant changes made to his batting position, Indian wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha on Wednesday said the number six slot in the Indian batting line-up is a flexible one depending on the conditions.

  • Behera, Pattanaik keep TN at bay

    Cuttack : A determined display by the Odisha batsmen kept Tamil Nadu bowlers at bay as the host finished at 286 for 4 at the end of the third day’s play in a Ranji Trophy Group “C” match.

  • Murali Vijay, Rhodes to attend Surfing Festival

    Chennai : India Test opener Murali Vijay and South African legend Jonty Rhodes will attend the fifth edition of Covelong Point Surf, Music and Yoga Festival, starting here from August 25.

  • ‘Destiny had a different plan for me’

    “I moved on after I lost my place in Test squad. I started playing domestic cricket for Delhi and I was enjoying myself there. One thing about me is that I don’t like to be sad all the time. I like to be happy and so I was enjoying myself over there and knew that if things have to come, they will come my way.” Shikhar Dhawan.

  • India vs Sri Lanka: KL Rahul down with high fever; could miss Galle Test

    Colombo: Indian opener KL Rahul, who is suffering from fever, could miss the first Test of the three-match series against Sri Lanka at Galle starting July 26 after missed the training on Monday. Rahul had to stay back in Colombo for observation because of high fever even though the rest of the squad travelled South on Sunday.

  • Injured Vijay out, Dhawan comes in for SL

    New Delhi : Opener Murali Vijay was on Monday ruled out of the Test series against Sri Lanka due to a wrist injury and was subsequently replaced by Shikhar Dhawan in the 16-member squad for the three-match rubber starting July 26.

  • Shastri, Zaheer, Dravid: Can the trio take Indian cricket forward?

    In good news for the Indian cricket fans, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) finally appointed Ravi Shastri as the head coach of Indian team till 2019 World Cup. The board also signed former Indian speedster Zaheer Khan as bowling mentor and former Indian captain Rahul Dravid as batting consultant for overseas tours. This comes on the back of Anil Kumble’s resignation as head coach, citing differences with captain Virat Kohli.

  • Smith caught using cuss word

    Dharamsala : There seems to be no love lost between India and Australia players as visiting skipper Steve Smith today appeared to have used cuss words against Murali Vijay after the home team opener claimed to have taken a catch that was deemed not clean.

  • Do or die battle for Team India

    Dharamsala : Indian captain Virat Kohli was rendered a highly doubtful starter for the fourth and final cricket Test against Australia, a scenario that has put the hosts under immense pressure on the eve of the decider of the bitterly fought series.

  • India vs Australia, Ranchi: India trail by 91 runs, Pujara takes India forward

    India began the third day’s play in the third Test against Australia in Ranchi from 120/1. The pitch assessment said if the Indian batsmen could ride on the early onslaught before lunch, things could go strongly for the hosts. Australia had plenty of near chances but the wicket column remained unaffected until the last over. Vijay threw away his wicket to fall on 82.

  • India in command

    Hyderabad : Skipper Virat Kohli and opener Murali Vijay pulverised a hapless Bangladesh attack into submission with majestic hundreds as India reached a commanding 356 for three at the end of the first day of the one-off Test here.