ICC lauds cricketer-turned cop Joginder Sharma for doing his bit in health crisis
Joginder, who bowled the match-winning final over in the 2007 World T20 final against Pakistan, is a DSP in Haryana Police and is currently involved in dealing with the global health crisis which has killed more than 30,000.
When Sunil Gavaskar got Bachchans' lawyer Sarosh Zaiwalla out for a very low score
Zaiwalla and the legendary batsman went to the same school...
Why calling off cricket matches is the right decision
You might imagine that cricket would be one of the last sports to be called off, because of a few factors: unlike squash and boxing, the arena is large, ensuring safe distances are usually maintained between players. Unlike rugby and football, cricket is not a contact sport. And all those reasons would have been valid except that applying saliva on the ball is a habit every cricketer has. The ball then is passed around to each player in a team, and comes into contact with the items the the other team handles the most, the bat.
Beyond cricket: AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli now have a fashion bond
ABD has joined the WROGN tribe as the face of the brand's active wear.
Why maidan cricket is close to Zaheer Khan’s heart
The former cricketer doffs his hat to Mumbai’s maidan cricket, which has produced legends.
Virat Kohli-backed Wrogn signs cricketer AB de Villiers as the face of its new active wear line
AB de Villiers said, “I am elated to join the tribe alongside my friend and RCB team-mate Virat. During IPL, we have been sharing the dressing room for over a decade and it would be fun to discuss style and fashion besides sports.
Cancellation of IPL 2020 could cost BCCI Rs 3,869.5 crore: Report
Business Today has claimed that if this year's games are cancelled altogether, it could cost the BCCI a whopping Rs 3,869.5 crore. This include Rs 3,269.5 crore of broadcast and streaming revenue and Rs 200 crore and Rs 400 crore of central sponsorship and title sponsorship revenues, respectively, according to the report.
Cricket-Australia crush India to win Women's T20 World Cup
The explosive Healy blasted a 39-ball 75 and pillaged five sixes from India's hapless bowlers while Mooney finished with an unbeaten 78 from 54 balls, driving the defending champions to an imposing total of 184 for four.
Plea in Madras High Court against IPL cricket matches in wake of COVID-19
The PIL, filed by advocate G Alex Benziger in the Madras High Court seeking a direction to the central government not to allow IPL 2020 cricket matches due to coronavirus outbreak, is likely to come up before a division bench comprising Justices M M Sundresh and Krishnan Ramaswamy on March 12.
Deconstructing Ashwin: Cricket, carrom, an updated CV
Ravichandran Ashwin shared a creative take on what he termed his ‘CV’ recently. Here’s what we think of it.
Coronavirus hits pause on sports: How will the games recover from this hiatus?
Sports have always felt irreplaceable in our lives. But I bet we will end up finding a way to replace them if we have to.
If IPL-13 happens, it will be a truncated one: BCCI president Ganguly
The Indian Cricket Board on Friday postponed the start of this year's IPL from March 29 to April 15 in wake of the pandemic, which has caused massive upheaval across the globe.
Women's T20 World Cup: A title win will change the way women’s cricket is perceived in India
Whether India go on to win this World Cup or not, there was the definite sense that this was a defining moment in the way the women’s game would be viewed in the country.
India-South Africa series called off due to COVID-19 threat; BCCI says will reschedule it later
"With the IPL being postponed, it only made sense that at this point of time, this series is also called off. The country is facing a serious pandemic," a top BCCI official told. The game in Lucknow was scheduled to be held on Sunday, while the Kolkata ODI was meant to be on March 18.
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