Free Press Journal
  • Reputation at stake

    Jittery India aim to stay afloat against daunting South Africa.

  • India in trouble, after bowlers limit SA for 286

    Cape Town : Skipper Virat Kohli’s perennnial weakness outside the off-stump was once again exposed as India were in deep trouble at 28 for 3 after bowlers dismissed South Africa for a modest 286 on the opening day of the first cricket Test.

  • Pacers need to make tracks conducive for Ashwin: Sachin

    “The conditions will be more challenging for Ashwin and the wicket may be a bit damp. But our Indian pacers will need to help Ashwin by creating enough rough for him,” feels Sachin Tendulkar.

  • Bowling with Kookaburra will be a challenge, says Bhuvneshwar

    Cape Town : The extra bounce will be a welcome change but bowling with the red Kookaburra ball “will be a challenge” in the three-match Test series against South Africa, reckons India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kuma .After a two-shift opening practice session yesterday, the Indian team practised indoors today due to wet and windy conditions at the Western Province Cricket Club (WPCC).

  • U-19 World Cup has gained importance: India seniors

    Dubai: India seniors, including opener Shikhar Dhawan, shared words of encouragement for the World Cup-bound Under-19 squad, saying the tournament is an opportunity for the youngsters to iron out their flaws.

  • Indian senior players hail the importance of ICC U-19 World Cup

    Dubai: India seniors, including opener Shikhar Dhawan, shared words of encouragement for the WorldCup-bound Under-19 squad, saying the tournament is an opportunity for the youngsters to iron out their flaws. “The Under-19 World Cup is a great platform for youngsters as they get an early feel of international cricket.

  • Formidable India look to seal series

    Indore : A dominant Indian team is expected to maintain its stranglehold on a miserable Sri Lanka and wrap up the three-match series when the two mismatched teams face off in the second Twenty20 International here today.

  • Destructive Dhawan delights

    Spinners ensure India win by 8 wkts to seal 8th successive ODI series victory

  • Ruthless Rohit does it for India

    Mohali : Skipper Rohit Sharma rose to the occasion when it mattered most as his record breaking third double hundred guided India to a series-levelling 141-run win against Sri Lanka in the second ODI here on Wednesday.

  • India seeks revenge in Mohali

    Mohali : Handed an embarrassing defeat in the inaugural ODI, a wounded India would look to get even against an inspired Sri Lanka in a do-or-die second match, here  on Wenesday.

  • Sri Lanka draws first blood

    Lakmal, Tharanga star as visitors humble India by seven wickets in first ODI..

  • Team India close in on win

    New Delhi : India hurtled towards their ninth successive series victory as they left Sri Lanka precariously placed at 31 for three and staring at another humiliation in the third and final Test here. The visiting Lankans were set an improbable victory target of 410 to level the three-match series. It will be a miracle if Sri Lanka manage to make it.

  • Some of our boys are also not used to pollution, says Dhawan

    New Delhi : A Delhiite himself, Shikhar Dhawan was on Tuesday candid in his admission that the city’s air quality is poor, but insisted that it cannot come in the way of going about their job of playing as professional cricketers.

  • India vs Sri Lanka: Shikhar Dhawan, ‘Gabbar’ of Team India, turns 32; wishes pour in on Twitter

    Shikhar Dhawan, the ‘Gabbar’ of Team India, turns 32 today. The opening batsman of the Indian cricket team, is currently playing the series against Sri Lanka. Dhawan also happens to be a role model for a generation. Be it his much talked about jolly avatar on the field and off, or his bolting fast runs, Shikhar always manages to earn a spot in the news.

  • Cruise control

    Pujara, Vijay hit centuries; India in commanding position

  • 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.