Cricket

Knight Riders stun Royal Challengers, win by 2 runs

Sharjah, April 25 (IANS) — A stunning catch by Australian Chris Lynn in the last over made the difference as Kolkata... (more...)

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Ijaz Ahmed, Shoaib Mohammad are Pakistan’s new cricket selectors

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Former fielding coaches Ijaz Ahmed and Shoaib Mohammad are among the six... (more...)

Royal Challengers opt to field against Knight Riders

Sharjah, April 24 (IANS) — Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to field against Kolkata Knight Riders... (more...)

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Surrey cricketer and his brother busted by Facebook security for Internet luring

A Surrey man has been sentenced to house arrest after he was busted by Facebook security for inappropriate sexual chat with... (more...)

Don’t underestimate the power of your vote: Tendulkar

Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) — Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar has appealed to all Indians to exercise their franchise... (more...)

Super Kings beat Royals by seven runs

Dubai, April 23 (IANS) — Chennai Super Kings defeated Rajasthan Royals by seven runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL)... (more...)

Himachal cricket body needs to be revamped: Chief Minister

Shimla, April 23 (IANS) — Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Wednesday said the state cricket body headed... (more...)

Super Kings score 140/6 against Royals

Dubai, April 23 (IANS) — Chennai Super Kings put up a total of 140/6 in their 20 overs after being asked to bat by... (more...)

Rajasthan Royals elect to field against Super Kings

Dubai, April 23 (IANS) — Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field against Chennai Super Kings in an Indian... (more...)

Sri Lanka name Malinga as T20 captain till March next year

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Fast bowler Lasith Malinga was made captain of Sri Lanka’s Twenty20... (more...)

Sri Lanka name Malinga as T20 captain till March next year

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka has made fast bowler Lasith Malinga the full-time captain after... (more...)

New Zealand’s Jesse Ryder set to join Essex for county season in England

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand Cricket says it will not oppose batsman Jesse Ryder’s... (more...)

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