OFF-SPINNERÂ Ravichandran Ashwin claimed his 150th Test wicket with an impressive five-wicket haul to put India in command against South Africa at the end of the second day of the first Test at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium in MohaliÂ on Friday.
OUT-OF-FAVOURÂ Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has lashed out at Indian spin bowlers Harbhajan Singh and R Aswhin for 'chucking' the ball, and has blamed the International Cricket Council (ICC) for not taking any action against them.
THE BCCI ON Tuesday accepted the resignation of Indian Premier League (IPL) Chief Operating Officer (COO) Sundar Raman, under investigation for alleged wrongdoing in the 2013 match fixing and betting scandal.
SQUEEZING IN AÂ Twenty20 game or two has become the norm in a bilateral series but the shortest format of the game should only be played internationally in a World Cup like event held after every four years, feels former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming who considers India his "second home".
TWO OF THE biggest and hardest hitters of the cricket ball, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Chris Gayle engaged in some on stage banter at an event in New Delhi on Monday, mimicking each other and having some fun.
INDIA'S LIMITED OVERSÂ captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Monday said that the Indian Premier League (IPL) has helped him and several other cricketers a lot, allowing them to come together and break the ice irrespective of their nationalities.
THE 2015 INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUEÂ (IPL) contributed Rs.11.5 billion ($182 million) to Indiaâ€™s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Friday.
BCCI SECRETARY Anurag Thakur and Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla met with representatives of six IPL franchisees here on Wednesday to update them on the recommendations proposed by the board's working committee for the next two years of the lucrative Twenty20 tournament.
INDIAN OFF-SPINNER Ravichandran Ashwin believes he is close to full fitness and is confident of delivering with the ball in the forthcoming four-match Test series against South Africa, starting in Mohali on November 5.
AFTER HAVING LOST Â the T20I and the ODI series against South Africa, India's limited-overs captain MS Dhoni on Tuesday spent some time with special children at a charity event held in Pune.
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