Twenty20 Cricket

IPL Captains Not To Attend Opening Ceremony. Here's Why

The BCCI has decided that the six captains of IPL franchises barring Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings, won't need to attend the opening …


ECB to allow replacements for concussed players in domestic matches | Reuters

(Reuters) - Teams across all four professional domestic cricket competitions in England will be allowed to replace concussed players during matches, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Wednesday after it approved rule changes for the new season.<p>FILE PHOTO - Cricket - England Nets - …

Women's Cricket

Eliminator 2 (N), Pakistan Super League at Lahore, Mar 21 2018 | Match Report

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Pakistan Super League

Ahead Of IPL, MS Dhoni Tries His Hand At A Different Ball Game - See Pic

MS Dhoni and Chennai Super Kings will begin their IPL campaign against Mumbai Indians.<p>Cricketers these days entertain their fans by playing some …


IPL 2018 guide: fixtures, players, squads and betting odds

The 11th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament starts in April and will feature some of the world’s top batsmen and …


City is best host, says Shehbaz

LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that people of Lahore have proved that they are the best host of cricket lovers. “The …

Pakistan Super League

IPL 2018: KKR hopeful of Andre Russell, Chris Lynn for opener vs RCB

Chris Lynn is in the KKR squad for IPL 2018. (PTI)<p>Kolkata Knight Riders CEO Venky Mysore on Wednesday cleared the air about the injury concerns of …

Dinesh Karthik

My dream was to play for CSK: Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik’s father is seated in the second row at a crowded press conference. He’s at the edge of his seat as he watches his son take stage and …


IPL to feature DRS for the first time

Each team will get one review per innings, and the third umpire will have access to both ball-tracking and Ultra Edge.

West Indies

IPL 2018: Shubman Gill, Jofra Archer and other rookies who could make it big in 11th edition of league- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

It's that time of the year again. From blazing sixes to tense, hot evenings to cheer girls, the Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to make an …


Growth in sports sponsorships slowed to 14.1% in 2017: Report

The growth in sports sponsorship slowed to 14.1% in 2017 from 19.3% in 2016 due to fewer sporting events and economic disruptions such as GST rollout


Feeling like a million bucks: Unadkat thrust into IPL spotlight

COLOMBO (AFP) -<p>He isn't well known on the international stage, but fast bowler Jaydev Unadkat has been thrust into the cricketing limelight after being handed a bumper payday by the Indian Premier League.<p>Heads turned when the Rajasthan Royals paid $1.8 million dollars for the left-arm seamer, …


No Clive, no worries for Gold Coast A-League bid

Six years after the Clive Palmer-founded club was booted from the competition, United confirmed their intention to reapply for a licence as the …

Big Bash League

PSL 2018: Kamran Akmal's quickfire fifty helps Peshawar Zalmi beat Karachi Kings and reach final- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

<b>Lahore:</b> Former Pakistan opener Kamran Akmal knocked a quickfire half-century to take defending champions Peshawar Zalmi into the Pakistan Super …


IPL 2018: Chris Lynn, Andre Russell expected to play for Kolkata Knight Riders in their opening match against Royal Challengers Bangalore

Kolkata Knight Riders

Look What Preity Zinta Found - A Dil Se Pic With Shah Rukh Khan

Preity Zinta posted a picture with Shah Rukh Khan from the sets of Dil Se, their 1998 film<p><b>New Delhi:</b> Look what Preity Zinta just found. It's a …


IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla: BCCI not concerned over Mohammed Shami's personal matter

<b>Mumbai:</b> The future of Team India bowler Mohammed Shami hangs in balance after a public spat with wife Hasin Jahan. The couple has been in headlines …


Why it’s difficult to play Kuldeep Yadav’s bowling? Indian spinner explains

The coming weekend is special for Kuldeep Yadav. It marks a year for the Chinaman bowler in international cricket, and he has come a long way since …

Kolkata Knight Riders

‘We are open to former cricketers becoming umpires’

Former cricketer Saba Karim and General Manager of BCCI (Cricket Operations) believes an improvement in the standard of umpiring in India may leave …


James Pattinson pens down two-year Big Bash League deal with Brisbane Heat

Australian fast bowler James Pattinson has signed a two-year deal with Big Bash League (BBL) franchise Brisbane Heat.<p>The 27-year-old has been part of …

Big Bash League

I am studying in a university where Dhoni is the topper: Dinesh Karthik wins hearts with his humility

Dinesh Karthik has become the toast of the nation with his 8-ball-29 against Bangladesh in the tri-series final but he still feels like a "student in …


Video goes viral: Fan touches head at MS Dhoni's feet, receives special gift from him

<b>Lucknow:</b> It’s no doubt that Mahendra Singh Dhoni has a massive fan following all over the country. Starting from a fresh youngster with long hair to …

Cheteshwar Pujara

From floater to finisher: The second coming of Dinesh Karthik

After his blistering 29* off 8 balls helped India claim the Nidahas trophy, the accolades have been pouring in for Dinesh Karthik.His Tamil Nadu and …


'Kevin Pietersen could start an argument with the speaking clock - but my God he could bat'

Sometimes, in cricket's twisting kaleidoscope, it is better to be remembered as a player of truly great innings than simply as a great player.<p>And …


IPL trivia: Brendon McCullum scored a century in the first match ever

From highest scores to best averages to most matches - here is all the trivia, facts and numbers on IPL you need to know<p><i>Brendon McCullum. Pic/ AFP</i><p>The …

Kolkata Knight Riders

CWI offering players '$25,000 to tour Pakistan'

BARBADOS - Cricket West Indies (CWI) is offering its contracted and non-contracted players major pay hikes as an incentive to play the series of …

Sri Lanka

Indian Premier League 2018: Virat Kohli Flaunts His New Hairstyle Ahead Of New Season

Virat Kohli would be keen to lead Royal Challengers Bangalore to an elusive IPL title win.<p>Sports stars are known to don new looks including …

Virat Kohli

Peshawar beat Quetta as PSL returns to Pakistan

Lahore (Pakistan) (AFP) - Title-holders Peshawar Zalmi beat Quetta Gladiators in the first eliminator by one run with a last-ball thriller in Lahore …

Sri Lanka

Cricket Australia faces challenges with broadcasters' bids

The multiple options have opened up the potential for pay TV provider Foxtel, telcos, such as Telstra, and the digital media giants Facebook and …

Big Bash League

IPl: RCB camp under way at Bengaluru

Bengaluru, March 20 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have begun their preparations with a six-day camp for the new Indian Premier league …