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Kumble expressed views..we tried to maintain sanctity: Kohli
short by Saloni Tandon / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
After Anil Kumble blamed Virat Kohli for his resignation as Team India coach, Kohli has said the team tried to maintain the "sanctity of the dressing room throughout". "Anil bhai has expressed his views...we respect that...we have created a culture over the last 3-4 years...what happens in the change-room is very sacred and private to all of us," said Kohli.
short by Saloni Tandon / 08:55 pm on 22 Jun
BCCI warns Virat Kohli after Anil Kumble's exit: Reports
short by Saloni Tandon / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
As per reports, BCCI has warned captain Virat Kohli to ensure the team performs well following the exit of coach Anil Kumble. Kohli had reportedly told BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee, comprising Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman, about his lack of trust for Kumble. Kumble, on his part, had told the panel that he had no problems with Kohli.
short by Saloni Tandon / 03:20 pm on 22 Jun
Afghanistan and Ireland granted Test status by ICC
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Afghanistan and Ireland have become eligible to play Test cricket after being granted full membership of the ICC. The decision was taken after a unanimous vote at ICC's AGM in London on Thursday. The nations, the 11th and 12th full members of the ICC, are the first to be inducted since Bangladesh was awarded the status in 2000.
short by Dishant Sharma / 09:28 pm on 22 Jun
Pak Twitter user trolled for sharing pic captioned 'SRK who'
short by Rini Sinha / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
A Pakistani Twitter user was trolled after tweeting a picture of Pakistani cricket captain Sarfaraz Ahmed waving to a crowd, captioned, "SRK who?" A user commented, "SRK- he whose films have more crowd than this.. that too in theatres in Karachi, Islamabad & rest of Pakistan." "Never Underestimate Papa," read another tweet accompanied by Shah Rukh's pictures waving to fans.
short by Rini Sinha / 06:25 pm on 22 Jun
Scolding bowlers after CT loss led to Kumble's exit: Reports
short by Saloni Tandon / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
As per reports, former coach Anil Kumble's scolding to Indian bowlers after their performance in the Champions Trophy final against Pakistan hastened his resignation. Kumble allegedly told the bowlers that they were no match for former legends of the sport. Kumble stepped down from the post on Tuesday, revealing that differences with captain Virat Kohli led to the move.
short by Saloni Tandon / 08:32 am on 22 Jun
India's Srikanth beats world number 1 second time in a week
short by Saloni Tandon / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated world number one Son Wan-ho for the second time in a week to reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open Superseries on Thursday. World number 11 Srikanth had earlier defeated the South Korean in the semi-finals of the Indonesia Open, which he eventually won. Srikanth will face compatriot B Sai Praneeth in the quarters.
short by Saloni Tandon / 06:06 pm on 22 Jun
Virat Kohli deletes 2016 tweet welcoming Kumble as coach
short by Saloni Tandon / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Indian captain Virat Kohli has deleted his tweet from 2016 welcoming Anil Kumble as coach of the team. After Kumble's appointment, Kohli had tweeted on June 23 last year that he was looking forward to Kumble's tenure and "great things" were in store for Indian cricket. After stepping down, Kumble said Kohli had reservations with his coaching style.
short by Saloni Tandon / 01:54 pm on 22 Jun
Captain will have no say in coach's selection: Rajeev Shukla
short by Saloni Tandon / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
IPL Commissioner and senior BCCI official Rajeev Shukla has said the captain of the Indian cricket team will have no say in the selection of the new coach. He said the matter will be the prerogative of the Cricket Advisory Committee, with the BCCI taking the final call. He added the coach will be finalised before the Sri Lanka tour.
short by Saloni Tandon / 04:55 pm on 22 Jun
Dravid spent 735 hrs 52 mins at crease, most for any batsman
short by Saloni Tandon / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Former Indian batsman Rahul Dravid, who debuted on June 22, 1996, spent 44,152 minutes (735 hours 52 minutes) at the crease in Test cricket, the most for any batsman. Dravid faced 31,258 balls in his 16-year-long Test career, setting the record for most balls faced by a batsman. Dravid retired from Test cricket in 2012, amassing 13,288 runs.
short by Saloni Tandon / 08:11 pm on 22 Jun
Sedition charges on 5 arrested for cheering for Pakistan
short by Saloni Tandon / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Sedition charges were slapped on five people arrested in Bikaner for cheering for Pakistan during the Champions Trophy final on Sunday. Lesser charges were framed against them earlier, but were later elevated to sedition following submission of a memoranda to the district collector and police, seeking action against the accused. A person convicted for sedition can be jailed for life.
short by Saloni Tandon / 11:54 am on 22 Jun
Those celebrating Pak’s win, go there: Minority panel chief
short by Saloni Tandon / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
National Commission for Minorities Chairman Gairul Hasan Rizvi has said those who celebrated Pakistan's win should go there. "Some people in India reportedly likened Pakistan’s victory to Eid before Eid... Those who feel happy about Pakistan's victory should go and live there or they can be sent packing for their hearts lie in that country,” said Rizvi.
short by Saloni Tandon / 01:09 pm on 22 Jun
Pak fan who asked Shami 'Baap kaun hai' beaten up by Indians
short by Saloni Tandon / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
A Pakistani fan who asked bowler Mohammed Shami "Baap kaun hai?" after India's Champions Trophy final loss against Pakistan, was reportedly thrashed by Indian supporters outside the stadium. A video has emerged showing Indian and Pakistani fans clashing on the street, with the police trying to control them. Indian fans are heard chanting "Pakistan Murdabaad" in the video.
short by Saloni Tandon / 06:39 pm on 22 Jun
B'desh bowler undergoes surgery after colliding with a door
short by Dishant Sharma / on 21 Jun 2017,Wednesday
Bangladeshi bowler Rubel Hossain underwent surgery and has been ruled out of action for over four weeks after colliding with a door and breaking his jaw while on tour in England. The mishap occurred in the Bangladesh team hotel in Birmingham on June 15 after the semi-final loss to India in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
short by Dishant Sharma / 10:06 pm on 21 Jun
Former England captain Andrew Flintoff to feature in musical
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Former England captain Andrew Flintoff is set to tour England as a part of a musical play. Flintoff will take the lead role of Kevin Chadwick in 'Fat Friends', a musical written by award-winning writer Kay Mellor. Following his retirement from cricket, Flintoff tried his hand at professional boxing before appearing in several British TV shows.
short by Dishant Sharma / 07:34 pm on 22 Jun
BCCI to get ₹2,600 cr from ICC as per agreed revenue model
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
BCCI is set to receive ₹2,614 crore from the International Cricket Council (ICC) as per the revenue sharing model agreed upon by both parties. The Indian board had earlier contemplated skipping the ICC Champions Trophy after having shown disagreement to the proposed revenue sharing model as it was decreasing the overall amount of money the board would be receiving.
short by Dishant Sharma / 05:30 pm on 22 Jun
Malinga faces investigation for calling SL Minister 'monkey'
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Cricketer Lasith Malinga is facing an investigation by Sri Lanka's cricket board for comparing the country's sports minister to a monkey. The minister had criticised the Lankan team suggesting that the cricketers were too fat. Malinga responded to the criticism, saying, "[D]on't care about criticism from those who're simply warming chairs...What does a monkey know about a parrot's nesting hollow?"
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:31 pm on 22 Jun
15-year-old killed in celebratory firing after Pak's CT win
short by Saloni Tandon / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
A 15-year-old boy was killed during celebratory firing in Karachi, following Pakistan's win over India in the Champions Trophy final on Sunday. The boy was standing on his balcony when he was struck by a stray bullet as men fired in the air. Nearly a dozen others were injured in separate incidents in Karachi, and several more in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
short by Saloni Tandon / 06:13 pm on 22 Jun
Gautam Gambhir welcomes his second baby girl
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday welcomed his second daughter to the family. Gambhir posted a picture of his two daughters on Twitter to share the news with the world. "An angel blessing our family, An angel brightening our lives, Welcome to the world, little angel!" Gambhir captioned the picture.
short by Dishant Sharma / 02:48 pm on 22 Jun
England apologises to Pakistan after India’s armband protest
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Hockey World League Semi-Final hosts England and FIH, the sport's governing body, both have apologised to Pakistan for Indian hockey team's black armband protest during their pool B match on June 18. The Indian hockey players wore the black armbands to condemn the recent attacks on Indian Army's soldiers along the Jammu and Kashmir border.
short by Dishant Sharma / 04:55 pm on 22 Jun
Kumble-Kohli communication stopped six months ago: Reports
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
The communication between the Indian cricket team's coach Anil Kumble and the team's captain Virat Kohli had reportedly stopped almost six months ago. Kumble had cited in his statement following his departure that the relationship with the team's captain had become 'untenable'. BCCI General Manager MV Sridhar will supervise the team during the upcoming tour to the Caribbean.
short by Dishant Sharma / 08:25 am on 22 Jun
Kohli would've resigned as captain if Kumble hadn't: Reports
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Virat Kohli would have stepped down as the Indian team's captain if Anil Kumble had not resigned as the team's head coach, according to reports. Kohli had allegedly informed BCCI and the Cricket Advisory Committee members that Kumble needs to be replaced. The communication between the duo had allegedly broken down six months earlier following India-England Test series.
short by Dishant Sharma / 03:29 pm on 22 Jun
Jaipur police uses Bumrah's no-ball as traffic advice
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Jaipur Traffic Police tweeted a photograph of pacer Jasprit Bumrah's no-ball against Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final as an advice for drivers to forbid crossing the zebra crossing line at signals. The tweet, which also featured an image of two cars stopping behind the designated crossing line, was captioned, "Don't cross the line. You know it can be costly."
short by Dishant Sharma / 04:40 pm on 22 Jun
Player to miss full season because he is allergic to his kit
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
National Hockey League side Chicago Blackhawks' player Marian Hossa said that he will not be featuring for his side next season as he is allergic to his own hockey equipment. The condition resulted as a side effect of the medication Hossa used to treat a progressive skin condition he has been suffering for years.
short by Dishant Sharma / 10:59 pm on 22 Jun
Maradona's 'Hand of God' goal eliminated England in WC 1986
short by Saloni Tandon / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Argentina's Diego Maradona scored the 'Hand of God' goal against England in the 1986 World Cup quarter-finals on June 22. In the same game, he went past five English players on a 10-second 55-metre run to score what is widely regarded as the 'Goal of the Century'. Argentina won the match 2-1 and went on to win the World Cup.
short by Saloni Tandon / 11:34 pm on 22 Jun
Sarfraz set to be appointed Pak Test team captain: Reports
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Jun 2017,Thursday
Pakistan's limited overs captain, Sarfraz Ahmed, who led Pakistan to their maiden ICC Champions Trophy title, is reportedly set to be appointed as the captain of Pakistan's Test team. The 30-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman will be replacing Misbah-ul-Haq, who retired last month after serving as captain for seven years. Pakistan's Test side will next face Sri Lanka in UAE.
short by Dishant Sharma / 08:21 am on 22 Jun
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