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Shahid Afridi says Gautam Gambhir ‘foolish’ for saying India should forfeit Pakistan clash

In the wake of the Pulwama terror attack in February this year, several cricketers including Gautam Gambhir had raised their voice against neighbouring nation Pakistan and urged the government to cut all cricketing ties with them.

Batting side should be penalised 7 runs if rules are breached: Sachin Tendulkar on dead ball controversy

Tendulkar's comments came following a bizarre controversy that rocked the second semi-final of the Mumbai T20 League between Sobo Supersonics and Aakash Tigers Mumbai Western Suburb here Saturday.

Self-introspection and social work during year-long ban has made me grow as better person: Steve Smith

Smith Smith and David Warner returned to national duty earlier this month after they were banned for a year for their role in the ball-tampering scandal, which shook cricket world, in a Test match against South Africa last year.

World Cup 2019: It’s a case of creating our own legacy, says Windies skipper Jason Holder

Hopes are pinned on a born-again West Indies to relive their glory days but skipper Jason Holder says the upcoming World Cup is "a case of creating our own legacy".

Jimmy Neesham’s Twitter is refreshing change from sanitised social media profiles of cricketers

Jimmy Neesham is back with the Black Caps after 18 months but Vishal Menon insists the chirpy tweeter, with a hot take on anything under the sun, was never gone. From taking swipes at Donald Trump to slog-sweeping trolls to all parts of the ground, Neesham is a refreshing change from the sanitised social media profiles of most cricketers

World Cup 2019: PCB allows families to stay with Pakistan players after India match

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has finally allowed its players to have their families with them during the World Cup in England but only after the match against arch-rivals India on June 16.

150 kmph and counting: How does Pakistan keep producing fast bowlers on an assembly line?

How does Pakistan keep producing fast bowlers on an assembly line? Beef, DNA, Imran are often cited as chief reasons. However, as Mohammad Hasnain’s story shows, it’s down to a nation’s obsession, patience and care

Wanted to get away from cricket after World T20 controversy over Mithali Raj exclusion, says Harmanpreet Kaur

India were defeated by England in the World T20 semi-final in November 2018, collapsing from 89/2 to 112 all out. Mithali Raj had been controversially left out from the playing XI.

Kumar Sangakkara optimistic Sri Lanka will stage England series despite attacks

Kumar Sangakkara believes Sri Lanka will stage England's scheduled tour of the island next year despite safety concerns caused by the Easter Sunday terror attacks.

‘Century on debut’, Gautam Gambhir set for second innings on political turf

Someone who always wore passion on his sleeve, dared to speak his mind and cared little for reputations, Gautam Gambhir's new innings is expected to be equally eventful as white flannels make way for spotless kurta pyjamas following his landslide victory from East Delhi.

Plan was to bat, bat and bat: Ajinkya Rahane after hundred on County debut

The plan was to just bat, bat and bat," said Ajinkya Rahane after becoming only third Indian to score a hundred on debut in County cricket.

Ravichandran Ashwin to play for Nottinghamshire in County Championship

Ravichandran Ashwin is expected to play six of the last seven matches of the County season for Nottinghamshire. With India scheduled to play a Test series against West Indies in August, Ashwin is expected to miss the match against Yorkshire.