India

Rohit Sharma says Sachin Tendulkar is the perfect role model

Indian batsman Rohit Sharma has praised the legendary Sachin Tendulkar by terming him as the perfect role model for everybody in the country.
3 March 2016

UAE capitulate as India register massive win

After restricting United Arab Emirates to 81 for nine in 20 overs, India made short work of the target by chasing it down in 10.1 overs, securing a massive nine wicket victory in the ninth match of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
3 March 2016

Shashank Manohar assures security to Pakistan team in Dharamsala

The president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Shashank Manohar has assured adequate security for the Pakistan team in Dharamsala during their match against India in the ICC World Twenty20 tournament.
2 March 2016

Kohli, Yuvraj rattle Sri Lanka as India storm into Asia Cup final

Riding on the back of a flamboyant fifty from Virat Kohli and a boundary studded cameo from Yuvraj Singh, India chased down Sri Lanka's target of 139 runs in 19.2 overs to secure a five-wicket in the seventh match of the 2016 Asia Cup which helped them secure a place in the final of the tournament.
1 March 2016

Smith feels India will be tough to beat in ICC World T20

Australian captain Steven Smith reckons that India will be a tough team to beat in the ICC World Twenty20 tournament, especially considering that they will be playing in their home conditions.
1 March 2016

Sports Activists want ECB to support ICC governance reforms

Sports activists Damian Collins MP and Jaimie Fuller of SKINS along with Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber, who are the directors of the investigative documentary “Death of a Gentleman” have urged the England and Wales Cricket Board to push for governance reforms in the International Cricket Council.
29 February 2016

Virat Kohli lands 30 percent fine for showing dissent

Indian batsman Virat Kohli has been fined 30 percent of his match fee for showing dissent against the decision of the on-field umpire during the Asia Cup encounter against Pakistan on Saturday.
28 February 2016

Bowlers, Kohli flatten Pakistan on seaming track

A stern 49 scored by Virat Kohli helped India chase down 84 in 15.3 overs with five wickets in hand after the Indian bowlers restricted Pakistan to their second lowest score in T20Is in the fourth game of the Asia Cup in Mirpur.
27 February 2016

India complete clean sweep with comprehensive win in third T20I

Led by impressive bowling spells from Anuja Patil and Ekta Bisht, India Women restricted Sri Lanka Women to 89 for nine in 20 overs following which a run-a-ball knock of 43 runs from Smriti Mandhana helped seal a nine-wicket win which completed a 3-0 clean sweep in the series.
27 February 2016

Rohit, Nehra set up easy win for India in Asia Cup opener

A blistering knock of 83 runs from Rohit Sharma and a three-wicket haul from Ashish Nehra helped India defeat Bangladesh by 45 runs after restricting the hosts to 121 for seven in a chase of 167 runs in the first match of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
24 February 2016

Mithali Raj guide India to series victory in low-scoring encounter

Mithali Raj led from the front with an unbeaten 51 and added 77 runs with Anuja Patil to guide India Women to a five-wicket win chasing a total of 108 against Sri Lanka Women in the second Twenty20 International in Ranchi taking an unassailable lead of 2-0 in the series.
24 February 2016

Parthiv Patel called up as cover after MS Dhoni suffers back spasms

India received an injury scare ahead of the upcoming 2016 Asia Cup after their captain MS Dhoni suffered from a back spasm prompting the selectors to name Parthiv Patel as the backup.
23 February 2016

India beat Sri Lanka by 34 runs in T20I opener

India Women won the first Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka Women by 34 runs in Ranchi to take a 1-0 lead in their three-match series.
22 February 2016

Mohammad Shami set to miss Asia Cup

Indian fast bowler Mohammad Shami has been ruled out of the 2016 Asia Cup tournament after failing to make a complete recovery from a hamstring injury he sustained in Australia.
20 February 2016

Deepti Sharma sets up clean sweep for India

Deepti Sharma took six wickets and then hit 28 to help India Women beat Sri Lanka Women by seven wickets in the third and final One-Day International in Ranchi and claim a 3-0 series win.
19 February 2016

India complete series-clinching victory against Sri Lanka

Indian Women captain Mithali Raj led the way with a splendid unbeaten fifty, helping the team beat Sri Lanka Women by six wickets in the second One-Day International in Ranchi giving them an unbeaten 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
17 February 2016

Ashwin stuns Sri Lanka as India complete series win

Ravichandran Ashwin took four wickets as India bundled Sri Lanka out for 82 runs and chased down the target in 13.5 overs to complete a nine-wicket win in the third Twenty20 International in Visakhapatnam while sealing a 2-1 series victory.
14 February 2016

Carty, Paul guide West Indies to maiden Under-19 World Cup triumph in a tense chase

Keacy Carty scored his maiden Under-19 fifty and added unbeaten 69 runs with Keemo Paul to help West Indies chase down 146 in the final over against India in Mirpur and claim the U-19 World Cup for the first time in history.
14 February 2016

India level series with strong batting performance

A collective batting performance led by Shikhar Dhawan's fifty helped India flex their batting muscle to defeat Sri Lanka by 69 runs in the second Twenty20 International in Ranchi and level the series 1-1.
12 February 2016

Pakistan wait for government approval for ICC World T20 participation

Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan revealed that the board is awaiting the decision of the central government for the participation of the Pakistan team in the matches to be held in India during the upcoming International Cricket Council World Twenty20 tournament.
10 February 2016