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Don't Have A Problem With Jadeja, I Have A Problem For His Kind of Cricketers: Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has clarified his position on Ravindra Jadeja. His bits & pieces remark didn't go down well with the cricketer.

28 Nov 2020 8:20 pm
India vs Australia: Adam Zampa Feels 'Something Must Be Done' To Avoid Slow-Over Rates

The first ODI between Australia and India on Friday went beyond the scheduled close by almost over an hour -- the match was supposed to end at 10.15 p.m. local time, but the final ball was delivered at 11.10 p.m. The game went on for about eight-and-a-half hours.

28 Nov 2020 7:10 pm
India vs Australia: Top Five Players Who Could Make a Difference in Second ODI at Sydney

India might have lost the first match against Australia by a margin of 66 runs, but there were a few notable performances from the camp. Once again India would bank of these players to deliver and perhaps hope to win a match. Cricketnext takes a look at the players from both the camps who could make a difference in the match -

28 Nov 2020 6:10 pm
India vs Australia: Virat Kohli Looking for Sixth Bowler, Hardik Pandya Has A Suggestion

According to all-rounder Hardik Pandya, Team India needs to look more closely at Pandya family if they want to fill that gap created by the absence of a sixth bowler.

28 Nov 2020 6:00 pm
India vs Australia: Virat Kohli's Team is Good But Still Need Someone Like MS Dhoni, Says Michael Holding

After India's 66 run loss to Australia in the first ODI in Sydney, former Windies bowler Michael Holding has touched a raw nerve, saying Kohli's line up missed someone like a Dhoni.

28 Nov 2020 5:13 pm
Two-member Windies Cricket Team Arrives in Dhaka to Inspect COVID-19 Arrangements Ahead of Series

A twomember Cricket West Indies (CWI) team arrived here on Saturday to take stock of the COVID19 management plans put in place by the Bangladesh Cricket Board ahead of their series in January.

28 Nov 2020 4:39 pm
He Has Capitulated: Noted Historian Ramachandra Guha Lashes Out at Sourav Ganguly

Ramachandra Guha was unimpressed with Sourav Ganguly's presidency so far, saying that the former India captain has capitulated.

28 Nov 2020 4:05 pm
Lanka Premier League: Shahid Afridi's 58 Goes in Vain After Jaffna Stallions Beat Galle Gladiators

Former Pakistan big-hitting cricketer Shahid Afridi turned back years as he clobbered 58 off 23 balls in a Lanka Premier League game. Afridi's knock for Galle Gladiators consisted of three fours and six sixes against a Jaffna Stallions' pace attack that comprised South African internationals Duanne Olivier and Kyle Abbott, and Sri Lankan internationals Thisara Perera and Binura Fernando.

28 Nov 2020 3:51 pm
India vs Australia: Vijay Shankar is Nearest Sixth Bowling Option, But I Doubt His Impact - Gautam Gambhir

Former India opener Gautam Gambhir feels Virat Kohli's team will keep facing the problem of imbalance till it finds a suitable replacement for a half-fit Hardik Pandya as his nearest competitor Vijay Shankar is not of same level.

28 Nov 2020 3:46 pm
India vs Australia 2nd ODI: Pandya vs Zampa, Dhawan vs Cummins & Other Key Battles To Watch Out For

Even in the huge loss, Indian batsman showed why they are a batting powerhouse in world cricket. As we move to the second ODI, let's take a look at the possible match-ups.

28 Nov 2020 3:38 pm
India vs Australia: India Have to Turn it Around in Sydney, Or This Could Be a Long Tour

One One-Day International match into the tour, and there's already talks - and even signs - that this could be a long couple of months for the Indian team.

28 Nov 2020 3:04 pm
India vs Australia: Indian Players Fined 20 Per Cent for Slow Over-rate

India cricket team players have been fined 20 per cent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against Australia in the first One-day International (ODI) in Sydney on Friday. David Boon of the ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the sanction after Virat Kohli's side was ruled to be one over short of the target after time allowances were taken into consideration.

28 Nov 2020 2:42 pm
India vs Australia: Prithvi Shaw Should Open in Tests, Shubman Gill is Option 2 - Sanjay Manjrekar

Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar has said Prithvi Shaw should open with Mayank Agarwal in the Test series in Australia, while calling for Ajinkya Rahane to bat at No. 4 in Virat Kohli's absence.

28 Nov 2020 2:31 pm
Glenn Maxwells Reaction to a Meme Shared by Jimmy Neesham About KL Rahul Will Leave You in Splits

The 1st ODI match between Australia and India has started a meme fest on Twitter. This took place after Glenn Maxwell played exceedingly well in the outing against India. Glenns performance in the 2020 edition of Indian Premier League was not up to the mark. He was a part of the Kings XI Punjab team and could only manage to score 108 runs in 13 matches for the franchise. His bowling too had been unimpressive in the entire IPL tournament. He bowled for 21 overs in the tournament and could only ta

28 Nov 2020 12:57 pm
India vs Australia: Harbhajan Singh Unimpressed with India's Fielding Effort in First ODI

It was a miserable start for the Indians to the series Down Under, as they lost the opening ODI to Australia by a margin of 66 runs. They were set a target of 375 runs, that was well beyond India's reach. There were a lot of misfields and a few dropped chances, that could have been vital for the team's chances. Spinner Harbhajan Singh believes that India played well in patches and were sloppy in the field.

28 Nov 2020 11:56 am
Nepalese Leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane Tests Positive for COVID-19

Star international Twenty20 player and Hobart Hurricanes import Sandeep Lamichhane has tested positive for COVID-19 less than two weeks before the Big Bash League begins. The 20-year-old legspinner on Saturday confirmed he had the coronavirus, saying on social media that it was his sincere duty to tell you all that I have been tested positive for COVID-19. I had some body aches since Wednesday. But my health is improving a little bit now.

28 Nov 2020 11:05 am
Harry Kane Shows Off His Skills With The Bat, Asks If a Spot is Open in RCB; Virat Kohli Responds

Harry Kane showed off his batting skills in a video posted by Tottenham Hotspur and the England captain asked Virat Kohli if he will take him in RCB.

28 Nov 2020 10:53 am
Virat Kohli Was Defensive as Captain, but Blaming Him Alone for RCB's Poor Run Not Right: Parthiv Patel

Royal Challengers Bangalore wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel has said his IPL captain Parthiv Patel was 'defensive' in taking decisions, but stressed he wasn't the only one to be blamed for the franchise's poor show in the tournament over the years.

28 Nov 2020 8:53 am
South Africa vs England: 'Happy With How I Played in IPL,' Says Jonny Bairstow After Match-Winning Knock

Englands Jonny Bairstow believes he can play a role anywhere amongst their top six batsmen after a magnificent match-winning performance in a five-wicket victory over South Africa in the first Twenty20 International at Newlands on Friday.

28 Nov 2020 7:48 am
South Africa vs England: Jonny Bairstow Guides England to Thrilling Win in First T20I

Englands Jonny Bairstow bludgeoned a brilliant unbeaten 86 from 48 balls as the tourists chased down 180 to beat South Africa by five wickets with four balls to spare on a slow wicket in the first Twenty20 International at Newlands on Friday.

28 Nov 2020 7:39 am
FanCode To Stream International Matches From New Zealand In India

The New Zealand Cricket Board have released the 2020-21 (Nov 2020-March 2021) international cricket schedule, and the summer of cricket is starting with a three-match T20I series with the West Indies.

27 Nov 2020 11:17 pm
India vs Australia: Michael Vaughan Feels India Will Lose to Australia in All Formats

Former England captain and staunch critic of Indian cricket team, Michael Vaughan predicted that Virat Kohli's men will lose to Australia in all three formats of the tour which began on Friday.

27 Nov 2020 11:12 pm
India vs Australia: Injured Marcus Stoinis Likely To Miss Second ODI

Australia all-rounder Marcus Stoinis has picked up a side injury and could be out of the second of the three match ODI series.

27 Nov 2020 9:16 pm
On This Day-November 27, 2014: The Tragic Death of Phillip Hughes

Phillip Hughes of Australia was hit in the neck by a bouncer during a Sheffield Shield Match between South Australia and New South Wales at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). He fell to the ground and never regained consciousness.

27 Nov 2020 8:35 pm
Yuzvendra Chahals Fianc Dhanashree Vermas Dance Video Breaks Internet

Chahal announced his engagement with Dhanashree on August 8 this year. The 30-year-old cricketer shared adorable snaps from his roka ceremony with his online family.

27 Nov 2020 7:51 pm
India vs Australia: It Was Always Difficult Without A Sixth Bowler, Says Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya slammed a masterful 90 runs but failed to get the century that was for the taking. India eventually lost the game by 66 runs.

27 Nov 2020 7:36 pm
India vs Australia: Virat Kohli Laments Absence of Sixth Bowling Option in Team After Defeat

India skipper Virat Kohli lamented the lack of a sixth bowling option as India conceded 374 runs, before succumbing to a 66-run defeat to Australia in the first ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday. Unfortunately, Hardik is not fit enough to bowl, and we don't have other allround options to pick from either, someone like Stoinis or Maxwell, said Kohli.

27 Nov 2020 7:18 pm
Took a Few More Risks Than Normal But it Paid Off: Steve Smith

Aaron Finch and Steve Smith hit centuries and Josh Hazlewood ripped apart the Indian top order as Australia won by 66 runs in the 1st ODI at Sydney on Friday.

27 Nov 2020 7:02 pm
All-round Australia Beat India by 66 Runs in First ODI

Tons from Steve Smith and Aaron Finch followed by a good show with the ball from Adam Zampa and Josh Hazlewood saw Australia beat India in the first ODI.

27 Nov 2020 6:43 pm
Lockie Ferguson & Jimmy Neesham Star as New Zealand Down West Indies in 'Topsy-turvy' Opening T20

Paceman Lockie Ferguson unleashed a devastating five-wicket barrage as New Zealand downed the West Indies in a roller coaster Twenty20 series opener in Auckland on Friday. The match -- the first international cricket played in New Zealand for almost nine months -- produced a nail-biting finale as the Black Caps reached 179-5 in the final over after being set a target of 176.

27 Nov 2020 6:33 pm
IND vs AUS 1st ODI: As India Fail to Chase 375, Memes Bring Smile To All Faces

India lost the first ODI by 66 runs but the fans can take solace in social media which was flooded with all sort of memes.

27 Nov 2020 6:19 pm
Australian Umpire Fined 5000 AUD for Arguing Sons Dismissal in Under-13 Game

A leading cricket umpire of Australia was fined 5000 AUD after he argued his sons dismissal in an under-13 game. Gerard Abood, who is a member of Cricket Australias panel, was sanctioned by the body on Thursday for questioning a decision that saw his son getting run out for 98 runs on the final delivery of the innings of a match held on November 15 in Sydney.

27 Nov 2020 5:03 pm
India vs Australia: BCCI Finally Breaks Silence on Why Rohit Sharma Didn't Travel to Australia

The BCCI finally cleared the confusion on why Rohit Sharma did not travel with the team to Australia.

27 Nov 2020 3:20 pm
India vs Australia: Adam Gilchrist Mistakes Navdeep Saini for Mohammed Siraj; Apologises

Last week, tragedy struck as Sirajs father passed away due to a lung ailment in Hyderabad. The 26-yearold pacer was training in Sydney at the time.

27 Nov 2020 3:12 pm
This Throwback Video of MS Dhoni Shaking a Leg with Sakshi and Ziva Will Make You Fall in Love With Him Again

Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni might have bid adieu to the international cricket, but no one can ever take his place in the hearts of millions of his fans.

27 Nov 2020 2:18 pm
Happy Birthday Suresh Raina: Top Five Knocks by Southpaw in His Cricket Career

Suresh Raina is one of those cricketers who has impressed the game lovers with his performances in all three formats.

27 Nov 2020 1:52 pm
Shoaib Akhtar Loses Cool, Slams NZC for Threatening 'Greatest Country Pakistan' to Send Back Home

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has taken a swipe at New Zealand Cricket (NZC) over the deportation threat to the Pakistan cricket team. Six members of Pakistan cricket team, who are on a tour of New Zealand, have tested positive for COVID-19. In view of the situation, New Zealands Ministry of Health has warned the Pakistan team that they will be sent back home if they dont follow Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs).

27 Nov 2020 1:27 pm
India vs Australia: Sanjay Manjrekar Posts Selfie Wearing 1992 World Cup Jersey

Former cricketer and commentator Sanjay Manjrekar is back in the commentary box and seems quite excited about it. On Friday, ahead of Indias first ODI match against Australia in Sydney, he posted a picture of him wearing his old jersey from the 1992 World Cup, when coloured jerseys were worn for the first time in an ICC tournament. This year team India is wearing a similar navy blue jersey having multi-coloured stripes around the shoulder, only with different logos of sponsors.

27 Nov 2020 1:12 pm
Happy Birthday Suresh Raina: Heres a Look at His Top 5 Knocks in The IPL

Suresh Raina etched his name in the Indian Premier League (IPL) books for his consistent match-winning performances in all editions.

27 Nov 2020 12:45 pm
Suresh Raina Enjoys 34th Birthday with Family in Maldives; See Pics of their Lavish Breakfast

Indian cricketer Suresh Raina is celebrating his 34th birthday in Maldives with his family. Sharing pictures from his trip to Maldives on Instagram, the cricketer can be seen sitting in a pool with his wife Priyanka Chaudhary Raina and their daughter Gracia. In one of the pictures, we can see that there is a delicious breakfast spread in front of them. A close-up picture shows the lavish breakfast in the pool with veggies, fruits and other healthy breakfast items.

27 Nov 2020 12:29 pm
Happy Birthday, Suresh Raina: Wishes Pour in from Cricket Fraternity as Southpaw Turns 34

Former India cricketer Suresh Raina who represented India in 226 ODIs, 78 T20Is and 18 Tests turns 34 today. Over an international career spanning over 13 years, the aggressive left-handed batsman has made significant contributions in team Indias campaigns. He announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket in August this year.

27 Nov 2020 12:13 pm
India vs Australia: Protesters Invade SCG with Placards Against Adani's Coal Project Down Under

As the first ODI between India and Australia got underway, the play was interrupted for a while as two protesters made their way to the field before being escorted out. One of those invaders held a placard denouncing Adani Group's coal project in Australia. The incident happened when Navdeep Saini was getting ready to bowl sixth over the innings.

27 Nov 2020 11:44 am
India Sport Black Armbands in Memory of Phil Hughes & Dean Jones

The Indian cricket team are wearing black armbands in memory of Phil Hughes and Dean Jones during the first ODI against Australia at Sydney on Friday.

27 Nov 2020 11:40 am
India vs Australia: Players Take Stand Against Racism in 'Barefoot Circle' Ceremony Before Match

Players of both the Australian and Indian cricket teams on Friday paid tribute to Australia's indigenous people by taking part in a 'barefoot circle' ceremony before the start of the first ODI.

27 Nov 2020 10:53 am
26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack: Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli Remember Lives Lost & Sacrifices of Security Personnel

Twelve years after the deadly 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, the memories still haunt Indians. On November 26, 2020, ten terrorists of Pakistan-based outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba carried out a series of shooting and blasts across the city which left at least 166 people dead and more than 300 wounded.

27 Nov 2020 10:02 am
'Mingling in Hallways, Not Wearing Masks' - NZ Health Director Slams Pakistan Players for COVID Breach

New Zealand's director-general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield slammed Pakistan for not sticking to quarantine protocols after six players turned positive on landing in the country.

27 Nov 2020 9:07 am
India vs Australia 2020 Live Score, 1st ODI Match at Sydney: Ind Return to International Cricket After Big Gap

India vs Australia 2020, Live Cricket Score of 1st ODI Match: India return to international arena after a huge gap and look to set the tone for a long tour. Australia are on a high after winning the series against England in England prior to the IPL.

27 Nov 2020 7:41 am
India vs Australia: Ishant Sharma Ruled Out of Test Series, T Natarajan Added to ODI Squad

Fast bowler Ishant Sharma has been ruled out of India's upcoming four-match Test series against Australia, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Thursday.

27 Nov 2020 7:32 am
India vs Australia: 2014-15 Tour Took Confidence to Next Level, Admits Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli, who is in Australia for his fifth tour with the Indian team over the last decade, said on Thursday that the 2014-15 tour of Down Under holds significance for him as it revealed a lot to him about his own game and took his confidence to a new level.

26 Nov 2020 10:51 pm
India vs Australia 2020 First ODI: What Will Be India's Ideal XI?

India will clash with Australia in the series opener at the historic Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on the 27th of November. While most of the positions in the XI select themselves, there are a few slots still up for grabs and a few other permutations and combinations to look into depending on form, conditions, team balance and opposition.

26 Nov 2020 10:06 pm