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MCA to decide on Ankeet’s letter

The Mumbai Cricket Association has received a formal request from banned cricketer Ankeet Chavan to be allowed to resume his cricket career and the state association will decide on the matter at its m

Crowd soaks up Kohli mania

Virat Kohli  walks  back to the hut

The Victoria Hostel Road that usually sports a deserted look sprang to life on Wednesday morning. Fans started queuing up early in front of the gates that lead to stands C, D and E.

Hosts on the mat

India A batsman Naman Ojha is stumped by Matthew Wade on  Wednesday at Chepauk. 	 	— E.K. Sanjay

Twirling his bat, he walked in to a grand reception after the departure of Cheteshwar Pujara.

Former South Africa skipper Clive Rice dies at 66

Former South African all-rounder Clive Rice

Former all-rounder Clive Rice, the first post-apartheid captain of South Africa, died on Tuesday aged 66, an official from the national cricket association said.

Wanted to end my life: S Sreesanth

Kerala speedster S. Sreesanth

S. Sreesanth gives an indication that he is a changed man as he prepares for a second innings, in life.

England aim to overcome Mitch hitch in third Test

England’s Ian Bell (from left), Stuart Broad and Mark Wood at a training session ahead of the third Ashes Test (Photo:  AFP)

Joe Root is confident England’s latest collapse against an Australia pace attack led by Mitchell Johnson won’t still haunt them come the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston starting on Wednesday.

James Anderson rips the Aussies apart

James Anderson celebrates after taking Australian wicket (Photo:AP)

England were seven without loss in reply to Australia’s first innings 136, a deficit of 129 runs, at tea on the first day of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston on Wednesday.

Happy turn of events for Sree and company

Stranger things have happened in the world of cricket. This exoneration of Sreesanth and company is, however, good news for the players concerned.

Sreesanth waiting for Board’s appointment


S. Sreesanth was unsuccessful in his first attempt to contact the BCCI officials to request lifting the life-ban imposed on him.

Punjab is back in the headlines with a brutality reminiscent of the violent Eighties. In the early hours of July 27, three gunmen dressed in Army uniforms struck at Gurdaspur.

Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage — playing in Mumbai and Delhi — makes us laugh at ourselves by stripping bare the self-serving hypocrisy underlying socially acceptable roles.