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‘Jadeja’s bat was raised dangerously’


In a fresh twist to the alleged altercation between Ravindra Jadeja and James Anderson, two England players have testified that the Indian all-rounder had turned towards the English bowler with a rai

Sangakkara stars for Sri Lanka on rain-hit day


Kumar Sangakkara and skipper Angelo Mathews struck brisk half-centuries to help Sri Lanka set up a thrilling finale to the series-deciding second Test against South Africa on Sunday.Sangakkara (72) h

Lord’s hero Ishant ruled out with ankle injury


Southampton: Man of the match in the historic Lord's Test win, India's pace spearhead Ishant Sharma was ruled out of the third Test owing to an ankle injury.

Skippers told to respect decision


Southampton: The International Cricket Council on Sunday took strong exception to the critical comments made by India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his England counterpart Alastair Cook on the Jame

James Anderson, Ravindra Jadeja spat fuelled India’s ambition

James Anderson

The BCCI’s disagreement with ICC match referee David Boon’s in fining Ravindra Jadeja 50 per cent of his match fees for the altercation with James has strong validity.

India seek to sustain good form in 3rd Test

England won’t just be looking to end a sequence of 10 Tests without a win when they face India in the third Test at Southampton on Sunday, they will be aiming to restore their pride.

Ishant Sharma to undergo more tests on sore leg: Joe Dawes

India`s bowling coach Joe Dawes was apprehensive about Ishant Sharma`s fitness. Photo: AP/ File

India`s bowling coach Joe Dawes was apprehensive about Ishant Sharma`s fitness, saying the pace spearhead will undergo tests in the next few days after missing out on the third Test due to a sore leg

Sourav Ganguly takes up CAB duties, Dalmiya welcomes the move

Ganguly was being elected joint-secretary in absentia succeeding Sujan Mukherjee at the CAB AGM. Photo: PTI/ File

Jagmohan Dalmiya, re-elected unopposed as president of the Cricket Association of Bengal for yet another term, on Sunday hoped to again "team up" with newly-elected joint secretary Sourav Ganguly.

Cook delighted to return among runs, Pietersen too appalauds his efforts

Cook missed out on his 26th Test century by just five runs but was delighted to get out of poor form. Photo: AP

England captain Alastair Cook was a relieved man after finally striking form to end a prolonged lean run even though he was disappointed not to get a hundred on the opening day of the third Test again

In Gurez, at the upper edge of northern Kashmir Valley, a serene calm prevails along the Line of Control. The undulating rhythms of the Kishanganga river that rolls through bowl-shaped valleys surrounded by the Himalayas on all four sides put Switzerland to shame.

Besides controlling food inflation, the most challenging task before Narendra Modi is to create jobs for millions of young men and women, some of whom were responsible for his resounding victory in the elections. It is one thing to promise jobs and another to actually create them.