• Tue, Nov 21, 2017
  • Indrajith hopes Tamil Nadu can still qualify

    Updated: Nov, 21, 201702:39 AM

    Tamil Nadu vice-captain B Indrajith retains the hope of advancing to the knockout stages of this year’s Ranji Trophy despite his team managing only a draw against Madhya Pradesh at Indore on Monday....
    Indrajith hopes Tamil Nadu can still qualify
    “We are pleased that we could manage to take the first innings lead. From the position we were in at 76 for six, it was a tremendous rearguard effort from Jagadeesan and Yo Mahesh. It has given us some hope. We are only focusing on winning our next match against Baroda. Looking at the wicket here, we thought we had a good chance of forcing an outright win. But MP played well to deny us that chance,” said Indrajith.Asked about TN’s batting collapse in the first innings before the revival happened, the 23-year-old said that credit should be given to the home team’s bowlers. “They bowled in the right areas. Their trio of fast bowlers led by Ishwar Pandey, Puneet Datey and Avesh Khan bowled exceedingly well and according to a plan,” added Indrajith. There is still an outside chance of TN qualifying but for that to materialise results from...
  • Tamil Nadu knockout hopes take a beating after draw Tamil Nadu knockout hopes take a beating after draw
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201702:35 AM

    Tamil Nadu’s hopes of advancing to the Ranji Trophy knockouts suffered a blow after the Group C game against Madhya Pradesh ended in a tame draw on the final day here on Monday. Needing an outright...

  • 50 tons do not seem a long journey for Kohli 50 tons do not seem a long journey for Kohli
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201701:17 AM

    Fifty international hundreds might seem staggering for a 29-year-old but India captain Virat Kohli feels that it hasn’t been that long a journey as the figures might suggest.

  • Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshar Kumar released, rookie all-rounder Vijay Shankar in Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshar Kumar released, rookie all-rounder Vijay Shankar in
    Updated: Nov, 20, 201711:29 PM

    Rookie Tamil Nadu all-rounder Vijay Shankar has been drafted in the Indian squad for the second cricket Test against Sri Lanka with seamer Bhuvneshar Kumar and senior opener Shikhar Dhawan being...

  • We could have won in another 5-6 overs: KL Rahul We could have won in another 5-6 overs: KL Rahul
    Updated: Nov, 20, 201707:08 PM

    Terming it a tricky affair, Rahul did not blame their rivals and said they would have done the same under a similar circumstance.

  • Shiva Keshavan Qualifies For 2018 Winter Olympics Shiva Keshavan Qualifies For 2018 Winter Olympics
    Updated: Nov, 20, 201706:13 PM

    Indian luger Shiva Keshavan qualified for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018 after earning the necessary five points at the ongoing Viessmann Luge World Cup 2017-18 here. The three-time Asian Cup...

  • Bolt gives tips to Aussies on improving running between wickets Bolt gives tips to Aussies on improving running between wickets
    Updated: Nov, 20, 201706:07 PM

    Ahead of the upcoming five-match Ashes rubber, a group of Australia batsmen have turned to Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt to improve their running between the wickets.

  • Classy Kohli, lethal Bhuvi light up final day of drawn Test Classy Kohli, lethal Bhuvi light up final day of drawn Test
    Updated: Nov, 20, 201705:27 PM

    Skipper Virat Kohli hit one of the finest counter-attacking centuries in recent times as India nearly scripted an epic win before the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka ended in a draw after a...

  • India strike twice after Kohli century, leave Sri Lanka at 8/2 India strike twice after Kohli century, leave Sri Lanka at 8/2
    Updated: Nov, 20, 201703:19 PM

    Virat Kohli completed his 50th international century in testing circumstances before Indian pacers dealt a double blow to Sri Lanka to keep the first Test alive at tea on day five here.

  • Kohli extends India's lead to 129 after Lakmal's triple blow Kohli extends India's lead to 129 after Lakmal's triple blow
    Updated: Nov, 20, 201712:12 PM

    Sri Lankan pacer Suranga Lakmal rattled India once again with a triple blow before Virat Kohli guided the hosts to 251-5 in their second innings at lunch on the fifth and final day of the opening Test...