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Fans call India-Sri Lanka series a mood spoiler, malaise

Too much of cricket between India and Sri Lanka irritate devotees of the game. Photo: PTI/ File

Even if it is doomsday, there are many in India who would not budge from their television set broadcasting a cricket match. But not every game can stick a fanatic to his chair.

Proteas seek momentum in T20 Australia series

South Africa are in Australia for three T20 matches and five-match one-day series. Photo: AFP/ File

South Africa hope a win against Australia in a Twenty20 series getting under way this week will set them on the path for a successful summer, coach Russell Domingo said Friday.

K.L. Rahul and Robin Uthappa put South on top

K.L. Rahul

What the Central Zone batsmen could not do on the opening day, South Zone did in laying the foundation for a sizeable score on Day Two of the Duleep Trophy final at the Kotla here on Thursday.

Century-man Younis Khan makes Australia sweat

Younis Khan became the first batsman in 90 years to hit three hundreds in consecutive innings against Australia as Pakistan took an early advantage in the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.

Rohit Sharma and Manish Pandey nail Sri Lankans

Coming back from injury, Rohit Sharma showed no signs of rust as he smashed 142 off 111 balls. — BCCI

A day before his first competitive game in two months, Rohit Sharma was bubbling with energy and raring to go out and perform.

Rohit Sharma and Manish Pandey nail Sri Lankans

Coming back from injury, Rohit Sharma showed no signs of rust as he smashed 142 off 111 balls. — BCCI

A day before his first competitive game in two months, Rohit Sharma was bubbling with energy and raring to go out and perform.

Andy Roberts urges WICB to talk to BCCI

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Legendary West Indies fast bowler Andy Roberts feels that the West Indies Cricket Board should immediately send representatives to India and salvage the situation by speaking to the BCCI bosses as pay

Ali Murtaza strikes peg back South, Central take lead

Sitting pretty on an overnight score of 308/4, a centurion at the crease and a small but potentially significant lead in hand, South Zone would have walked into the Kotla on Friday morning, the third

Adam Gilchrist hails skipper Mahindra Singh Dhoni

Former Australia wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist at a promotional event in Bengaluru on Friday. — Satish B.

Legendary Australian is confident that Indian batsmen will do well Down Under

The Archers and Test cricket: words you rarely find in the same sentence and more’s the pity as there’s not much else that can give greater innocent pleasure.

For those younger Pakistanis born in the 1990s and later, the country’s growing dysfunctionality and its slipping further behind in the global comity of nations across a wide front, has seemed to be t