Sunil Gavaskar is an icon and inspiration for generations to come: Viv Richards | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: West Indies great Vivian Richards on Saturday termed former Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar an “icon and inspiration” for the generations to come. Gavaskar, the former India skipper, on Saturday celebrated the 50th anniversary of his Test debut. Richards congratulated the former Indian cricketer on a “spectacular career”. “Congratulations to Sunil on his 50th … Read more

ICC planning to move WTC final out of Lord’s | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: As world cricket gets excited to see India take on New Zealand in the inaugural World Test Championship final from June 18, it is learnt that the iconic Lord’s cricket ground could miss out on hosting the historic event. Lord’s was slated to host the match when the International Cricket Council (ICC) had … Read more

Want to be best version of myself and leave my own legacy: Ashwin | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: To become the best version of himself while learning something new everyday is Ravichandran Ashwin‘s endeavour as he aims to leave his lasting legacy in the pantheon of Indian cricket greats. Ashwin has now won eight Man-of-the-Series awards in his 10-year career and is only eight wickets short of equalling Harbhajan Singh’s 417 Test … Read more

India vs England: Had chances to get on top but we did not manage, says Joe Root | Cricket News

India vs England: Had chances to get on top but we did not manage, says Joe Root | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: England captain Joe Root on Saturday mourned the opportunities his team squandered in the lost fourth Test, saying they let slip the advantageous position from where they could have been on top of the game. India trounced England by an innings and 25 runs when at one stage the hosts were 121 for five … Read more

Effortless nonchalance: Rishabh Pant on reverse flicking pacers, making commentators look dull | Cricket News

Effortless nonchalance: Rishabh Pant on reverse flicking pacers, making commentators look dull | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: He has got everyone excited but Rishabh Pant was nonchalance personified as he picked up the man of the match honours for his brilliant hundred in the fourth and final Test against England on Saturday. Pant’s 101 off 118 balls, during which he smoothly shifted gears to unsettle the English bowlers, had everyone, from … Read more

Not at all disappointed to miss my maiden Test ton: Washington Sundar | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: Bowling all-rounder Washington Sundar, who played a pivotal role in India’s emphatic innings win in the fourth Test against England, doesn’t regret missing out on what would have been a well-deserved maiden hundred for him. Sundar was left stranded on 96 as India got dismissed for 365 in their first innings on the third … Read more

Rishabh Pant’s hundred was the best counter-attacking innings I have seen at number six on Indian soil: Ravi Shastri | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: India coach Ravi Shastri on Saturday said Rishabh Pant‘s game-changing hundred against England in the fourth Test here was the best counter-attacking knock that he has seen by a number six Indian batsman on home soil. Pant, in an innings that was just the right mix of caution and aggression, notched up 101 off … Read more

‘A moment to cherish’: Twitterati congratulate Team India for Test series win over England | Cricket News

'A moment to cherish': Twitterati congratulate Team India for Test series win over England | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: As India wrapped up the series with a comprehensive innings and 25 runs victory over England in the fourth and final Test to win the series 3-1 in Ahmedabad on Saturday, former cricketers and fans took to Twitter to congratulate the Indian team. India bounced back brilliantly after losing the first Test by … Read more

BCCI chief Ganguly congratulates Gavaskar and team of 1971 for their contribution to Indian cricket | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: As former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar celebrates the 50th anniversary of his Test debut, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said this is the time to thank the team of 1971 for their contribution to the game in the country. BCCI felicitated Gavaskar for his … Read more

India vs England, 4th Test: India crush England, win series 3-1, seal World Test Championship final spot | Cricket News

India vs England, 4th Test: India crush England, win series 3-1, seal World Test Championship final spot | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: India beat England by an innings and 25 runs to win the four-Test series 3-1 in Ahmedabad on Saturday. With this win, India also sealed a final spot in the World Test Championship final at Lord’s vs New Zealand. India were expected to win, but no one would have thought that England would … Read more