Hyderya Cricket Club elects office bearers

Srinagar, Apr 24: Kumail Ansari was re-elected as president, of the Hyderya Cricket Club (HCC), today. The Club hold elections for the new office bearers for the period of two years. The elections were held at its Srinagar office, under the supervision of Abdul Rashid former Additional Secretary law and other officials including Aga Syed […]

For AB de Villiers, batting is not rocket science, it’s all about basics

Bengaluru: “No rocket science, all basic.” That’s AB de Villiers’ description of his game and thought process. The 34-year-old’s conventional strokes mixed with unorthodox shots are anything but basic, but the South African insists keeping things simple is his mantra.“I have spoken to a lot of youngsters a number of times and they look at […]

Amla’s feats acknowledged with national award

  Hashim Amla has become the first cricketer in 10 years to receive South Africa’s Order of Ikhamanga, a national award given out to recognise achievements of those in the fields of arts culture literature music journalism and sport. Amla was named as a silver award recipient by the Chancellor of National Orders, Dr Cassius […]

With coach like Shastri, team gets freedom: Rohit

While IPL 11 has already seen plenty of exciting moments, there’s been something missing this season: a booming voice that screams: ‘And that went like a tracer bullet!’ For the first time since the IPL began a decade ago, Ravi Shastri has been missing from the commentary box, due to ‘conflict-of-interest’ issues that arise due […]

Mohamed Salah Crowned PFA Player Of The Year

  Mohamed Salah matched a Premier League record tally for a single season by scoring his 31st league goal of the campaign in a 2-2 draw at West Brom. Mohamed Salah was crowned the Premier League’s Players’ Player of the Year on Sunday, with his incredible 41-goal debut season at Liverpool beating out strong competition […]

Rashid, Shakib and Tamim join World XI to face West Indies

Afghanistan legspinner Rashid Khan, the No. 1 ranked T20I bowler, has been added to the World XI squad that will take on West Indies in a one-off T20I at Lord’s on May 31. The match is being organised to raise funds for the reconstruction of stadiums that were damaged in the Caribbean last year by […]

Want to make the game as simple as possible – Strauss

The ECB’s proposed 100-ball tournament due to launch in 2020 will be aimed at a more “casual” cricket audience with a specific attempt to draw more “mums and kids” to the game, according to England’s director of cricket Andrew Strauss. Under the radical format put forward last week, the matches will consist of 15 six-ball […]

Rayudu, Chahar the difference as CSK pull off another close win

Ambati Rayudu’s masterclass was nearly outdone by one from Kane Williamson, but Chennai Super Kings survived that attack from Sunrisers’ captain and then a Yusuf Pathan cameo to crawl to the top of the table. In a match where all the action happened at the back end of the two innings, the difference was only […]