Free Press Journal
  • Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bowl against India in 2nd ODI

    Mohali: Sri Lanka skipper Thisara Perera won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the second ODI of the three-match series here today. For India, Tamil Nadu offspin-bowling allrounder Washington Sundar received his maiden ODI cap. He replaced Kuldeep Yadav in the playing XI. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, fielded an unchanged side.

  • 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..

  • An eye-opener for us: Rohit Sharma

    Dharamsala :Indian batsmen came a cropper under pace-friendly conditions, prompting captain Rohit Sharma to say that the forgettable performance against Sri Lanka in the first ODI is an eye-opener for the home team.

  • India aims for next whitewash

    Dharamsala : A horribly out-of-form Ajinkya Rahane will be aiming to get his mojo back as India, formidable even without regular skipper Virat Kohli, eye another ‘Whitewash’ against Sri Lanka in the three-match ODI series, starting today.

  • ‘Hope Mathews can do something special with ball’

    Dharamsala : All-rounder Angelo Mathews brings in a lot of balance to the side with his bowling and Sri Lanka skipper Thisara Perera hopes that he does something special for the team today in the first ODI against India here.

  • Virat Kohli grabs second position in Test rankings

    Dubai : Riding on his career-best 243 in the third Test against Sri Lanka, India captain Virat Kohli on Thursday jumped three places to grab the second position among batsmen in the ICC Test rankings.

  • India claims series, Lanka regains pride

    New Delhi : Sri Lanka’s unheralded youngsters, led by Dhananjaya De Silva, cashed in on the ineffectiveness of Indian spinners, holding on for a draw in the third Test even as the home team collected its ninth successive series victory here. While the win in Nagpur ensured a 1-0 series win for India, it will certainly be a moral victory for a beleaguered Sri Lankan team, which also had to endure physical

  • I am hitting balls in Tests like in ODIs: Virat Kolhi

    New Delhi : Indian skipper Virat Kohli has said he discovered a new facet of his batting in the drawn third Test against Sri Lanka – that hitting the ball in a five-day game is no different from an ODI.

  • 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.

  • Footballers wear masks during training

    New Delhi : Air pollution in the city is a cause of concern for not only the Sri Lankan cricketers but also for the footballers competing in the Indian Super League as they wore masks while training on Tuesday.

  • Sri Lankan cricket team force India to declare their innings, due to poor air quality

    New Delhi: In an unprecedented turn of events, the embattled Sri Lankan cricket team on Sunday held up play during the third Test against India, complaining of poor air quality that constrained the hosts to declare their innings. The first-ever incident of this kind in the sport’s 140-year-old history saw an international team don anti-pollution masks and then refuse to take field, stopping play for 26 minutes over three interruptions.

  • Double ‘Sunday’ for Kohli

    Slams career-best 243  for 6th double ton as Sri Lanka trails India by 406 runs.

  • 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 braces up for another big win

    New Delhi  An infinitely superior India will be eager to carry out yet another demolition act on a below- par Sri Lanka when the two teams clash in the third and final Test starting here on Saturday.

  • Sachin’s No.10 jersey in Indian cricket may be thing of past

    New Delhi : The No.10 jersey that Sachin Tendulkar made his own may not be seen on an Indian player in the near future with the BCCI claiming that cricketers are unwilling to don it out of respect for the icon despite the absence of any plan to formally retire it.

  • 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.