India vs Ireland: Deepak Hooda, Umran Malik Shine As India Clinch Series 2-0 vs Ireland

Deepak Hooda hit a master-class maiden century as India survived a mighty scare before defeating Ireland by four runs in a nail-bitting high-scoring second T20 International to sweep the two-match series on Tuesday. Hooda scored 104 off 57 balls to become only the fourth Indian to hit a T20 International ton, while Sanju Samson contributed … Read more

Rohit Sharma can be relieved from T20I captaincy: Virender Sehwag | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Former India opener Virender Sehwag reckons that skipper Rohit Sharma could be relieved from captaincy duties in the T20I format which would allow him to manage his workload better. Rohit has not been able to feature in all of India’s matches since taking over as captain due to injuries and workload management. “If … Read more

‘People criticize when you don’t live up to expectations’: Ex-IND coach on Pant | Cricket

Three years ago, Rishabh Pant was finding his feet in top-flight cricket while being earmarked as MS Dhoni’s successor. Public criticism is part and parcel of the game without a shadow of a doubt. But the unwanted pressure of holding on to a ‘Dhoni-esque’ paradigm perhaps made the job even tougher for the happy-go-lucky lad … Read more

“Unbelievable Comeback By Cheteshwar Pujara”: Former Selector MSK Prasad To NDTV

Days after the squads were announced for India’s upcoming five-match T20 International (T20I) series against South Africa and the one-off Test against England, former chief selector MSK Prasad spoke to NDTV about Cheteshwar Pujara’s comeback, Umran Malik and more. Pujara was left out of the squad for India’s two-match series at home against Sri Lanka, … Read more

Cheteshwar Pujara Included In Squad For England Test, Umran Malik Called Up For South Africa T20Is

Cheteshwar Pujara has made a comeback to India’s Test team while youngsters like Umran Malik and Arshdeep Singh have received an India call-up as the All-India Senior Selection Committee on Sunday named the squads for the upcoming five-match T20I series against South Africa, beginning June 9 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi, and the … Read more

Umran Malik & other tales: Six stories that will send your pulse racing

Often heart-warming, most times exhilarating stories of young men from different parts of India, who’ve caught the speed bug. It’s the washed out veterans of India and former first class cricket who are at the base of the pyramid helping chisel their lean mean speed dreams along the way. This is the country’s next crop … Read more

IPL 2022: Five rookie Indian pacers who have impressed so far | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: A thrilling first week of the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League came to an end last Saturday. And once again, it was an action-packed blockbuster week in T20 cricket’s biggest extravaganza that saw some high quality cricket from all the 10 franchises. Over the years the IPL has been pretty well … Read more

IPL 2022: ‘Will play for India soon’: Tearaway pacer Umran Malik’s thunderbolts a hit with the fans again | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: “In the next couple of years, people will be talking about Umran Malik a lot as we talk about Jasprit Bumrah. He is a serious, serious talent,” said former India opener Gautam Gambhir to ESPNCricinfo last year when the Jammu and Kashmir pacer clocked at 152.95kph delivery in his debut IPL season. Along … Read more

IPL 2022: From disastrous last season to Warner-Rashid’s exit; Williamson-led SRH eye fresh start in quest for 2nd title | Cricket

Sunrisers Hyderabad needed a bit of tranquility in their nucleus, especially after witnessing a nightmarish IPL 2021. Their campaign never got going amid the turmoil caused by coronavirus, and soon it transpired that the David Warner episode was just the tipping point. The Australian, who led Hyderabad to its maiden title win back in 2016, … Read more