Cricket

Mumbai’s T20 domination, a 17-year-old’s genius, and other cool stats from the IPL playoffs

Mumbai Indians have now won three IPL titles and have won five finals in Twenty20 cricket, the most by any team in the format.<p>It couldn’t have ended …

Mumbai Indians

IPL 2017: Rohit Sharma gets evasive when asked about dropping Harbhajan Singh

As the sun went behind the horizon of the Arabian Sea in front of the luxury hotel in South Mumbai, the flash lights from the cameras made the room …

Mumbai Indians

County cricket roundup: Sangakkara and Trescothick show class in draws

• Kumar Sangakkara hits two centuries for Surrey at Middlesex • Marcus Trescothick sets Somerset record against Warwickshire<p>Kumar Sangakkara fell early on the final morning of <b>Surrey</b>’s draw with <b>Middlesex</b>, tempted into wafting at James Franklin, but by then his work was done; the baton was picked up …

Sport (UK)

Handscomb leaves his mark on Roses draw

Lancashire v Yorkshire, Specsavers Championship Div One, Old Trafford, 4th day<p><i>Yorkshire 448 for 8 dec (Leaning 118, Brooks 109*, Bailey 4-116) and</i> …

County Cricket

What to look for at the WCL Division Three

ICC WCL Division Three 2017, Uganda<p>Play 01:07<p>'Chance to showcase cricket in Uganda' - Davis Karashani<p>For the first time in nine years, the World …

Here’s The Identity Of The ‘Prayer Aunty’ Who ‘Helped’ Mumbai Indians Win IPL 10

<b>The IPL 10 final on Sunday night was a very tense affair. The match was indeed the closest final in the history of the tournament and Mumbai Indians</b> …

Mumbai Indians

Kevin Pietersen has declares to declare 'Twitter war' on Theresa May

Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen has declared “Twitter war” on Theresa May after being alerted to the Conservatives' new stance on the ivory …

Theresa May

IPL 2017: Rising Pune Supergiant coach Stephen Fleming calls final 'a grand finish to a good competition'

<b>Hyderabad</b>: Rising Pune Supergiant chief coach Stephen Fleming has described their outing in IPL 10 as a grand finish to a good competition.<p>Chasing …

Indian Premier League

Amitabh Bachchan's Sooryavansham turns 18, and Twitter has field day now that IPL is over

<i>Sooryavansham</i>, one of Amitabh Bachchan's most iconic films from the 90s, released 18 years ago.<p>The film is now an adult, but Twitter can't seem to …

Indian Premier League

Australian stars could be snapped up by South African T20 franchises if pay dispute lingers

CASHED-up South African Twenty20 franchises are set to target the likes of David Warner and Steve Smith in the catastrophic event of an Ashes …

Twenty20 Cricket

Mumbai Indians beat Rising Pune Supergiant to win third IPL title, and 9 other top stories

Other headlines: While in Saudi Arabia, Donald Trump blamed Iran for extremism in the Middle East, and North Korea fired its eighth missile for the …

Mumbai Indians

Amitabh Bachchan to Ranveer Singh: Here's how celebs cheered Mumbai Indians for their IPL 10 victory!

Cricket fans, including megastar Amitabh Bachchan gave up hopes on Mumbai Indians winning the IPL Season 10 Trophy on Sunday night. Big B, who called …

Mumbai Indians

DNA Morning Must Reads: Mumbai Indians win IPL 10, Arvind Kejriwal on Kapil Mishra, New smartphones from Nokia, and more

1. Wrongdoings in UPA govt cannot be ruled out, says P ChidambaramHis statement comes a few days after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) …

Mumbai Indians

Cricket’s pay dispute has ‘dangerous’ ramifications for world cricket

THERE are fears the ongoing pay dispute between Cricket Australia and its players — as well as the rising influence of Twenty20 cricket — is a …

Indian Premier League

Collective, not individual might was winning formula - Rohit

Mumbai Indians v Rising Pune Supergiant, IPL 2017, final, Hyderabad<p>Play 01:18<p>Rohit hails Mumbai's teamwork<p>Mumbai Indians' third IPL title was a …

Mumbai Indians

Twitter India's new country director Taranjeet Singh: "India has taken the lead as the fastest growing daily audience"

Twitter is looking to move forward in India, having plateaued as a platform after years of user and advertiser growth.<p>In an effort to overcome the …

Cricket World Cup

Trott gives Warwickshire hope

Somerset v Warwickshire, Specsavers Championship Div One, Taunton, 3rd day<p><i>Somerset 94 for 4 for trail Warwickshire 413 (Trott 175, Ambrose 63, Clarke</i> …

Mumbai Indians Accomplish ‘Mission Impossible’ Against Supergiants To Clinch 3rd IPL Title

Magnificent death bowling saw Mumbai Indians snatch an incredible one-run victory from the jaws of defeat against Rising Pune Supergiant in a …

Mumbai Indians

County cricket roundup: Essex crush Hampshire and Sangakkara holds off Middlesex

• Hampshire dismissed twice for less than 150 in innings defeat at Chelmsford • Surrey’s Kumar Sangakkara hits an unbeaten 116 against Middlesex<p>Essex took 13 wickets before tea on the third day to twice bowl Hampshire out for less than 150 and complete a remarkable victory by an innings and 92 …

Sport (UK)

South African duo give Leicestershire the edge

A remarkable day's play, which finally ended 90 minutes after the scheduled close, saw 484 runs scored and 13 wickets fall

County Cricket

South Africans avoid Sole slip-up

Northamptonshire v South Africans, Tour match, Wantage Road<p><i>South Africans 275 for 7 (Amla 59, Miller 51, du Plessis 50) beat Northamptonshire 262</i> …

South Africans

Crafty Chanderpaul settles in after Brooks' joy

Lancashire v Yorkshire, Specsavers Championship Div One, Old Trafford, 3rd day<p><i>Lancashire 264 for 6 (Chanderpaul 106, McLaren 63*) trail Yorkshire 448</i> …

IPL 2017: 5 things we’d really like to see in tonight’s game

IPL 2017: 5 things we’d really like to see in tonight’s game<p>Photo: IPL/Facebook<p>We’re not exactly sad to see the IPL end tonight: it’s been a …

Mumbai Indians

Surprising facts about IPL 10

This has been another busy Indian Premier League.

Gujarat Lions

ICC Champions Trophy 2002: Throwback to when India and Sri Lanka shared top honours

Many regard the Natwest Series final win in 2002 as a turning point for Indian cricket. The winds of change that started with India’s series win over …

International Cricket Council

Ben Stokes leads England charge of the IPL brigade against South Africa

Stokes, Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler impressed in India and must now show against the world’s No1 50-over side they are better cricketers for it<p>Now for a proper test of England’s status as favourites for the Champions Trophy. The two one-day internationals earlier this month were of modest value …

Sport (UK)

‘Sachin-Sachin’ Reverberates At The Screening Of Tendulkar’s Biopic For Armed Forces

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar conducted a special screening of the much-awaited film on his life, 'Sachin A Billion Dreams' for the Indian Armed …

War

IPL broadcast-rights bidding process to begin on July 17

The BCCI has announced that the tender process for the next cycle of IPL television and digital rights will commence on July 17. The rights will be …

Malan paints his own picture as Middlesex battle back

Kumar Sangakkara treated Lord's to a fine century on the first day of the London derby but it is no exaggeration to say that Dawid Malan, Middlesex's …

'Wake-up calls' aid Mumbai's preparation

Mumbai Indians v Rising Pune Supergiant, IPL 2017, Hyderabad, final<p>Play 03:37<p>Tait: Having beaten Mumbai last game, Pune should go in unchanged<p>Mahela …

Mumbai Indians