Kanpur, Oct 10 : South Africa captain AB de Villiers on Saturday said that they have been bolstered by the arrival of experienced pace duo of Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel, who will bring "good energy" to the side that plays India in the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series starting here on Sunday.
Kanpur, Oct 10 : India will be under considerable pressure when they take the field for the first One-Day International (ODI) cricket match here on Sunday after meekly losing the Twenty20 series against SOuth Africa.
Karachi, Oct.9 : Cricketer Azhar Mahmood has said that it will not be easy for Pakistan to play against England in their upcoming series at United Arab Emirates.
New Delhi, Oct 9 : Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar believes the Indian team is on an upward curve but should show signs of improvement to play a better brand of cricket.
New Delhi, Oct 9 : The BCCI said on Friday it will address the concerns raised by Pepsi, the title sponsor of its flagship tournament, the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Mumbai, Oct 9 : Former India fast bowler Ajit Agarkar has called for the selectors to scrutinise Mahendra Singh Dhoni's role not just as limited overs captain, but as a player as well.
Melbourne, Oct 9 : Legendary spinner Shane Warne has offered to work with England and help leg-spinner Adil Rashid build an international career.
Dubai, Oct 9 : The International Cricket Council has announced it is seeking requests for proposals (RFP) from companies interested in providing Sportainment services for the ICC World Twenty20 2016, which will be held in India from 11 March to 3 April.
Kolkata, Oct 9 : South Africa's premier middle-order batsman J.P. Duminy says chasing down a stiff 200-run target in the first T20 International (T20I) against India at Dharamsala was the turning point of the three-match series which they ultimately won 2-0.
Dhaka, Oct 9 : Bangladesh One-Day International (ODI) skipper Mashrafe bin Mortaza was on Friday hospitalised after being diagnosed with dengue fever.
Abuja (Nigeria), Oct 9 : Nigeria's football team skipper Vincent Enyeama has said that he has quit international football after 13 years of national service.
Kolkata, Oct 9 : The abandoned Eden Gardens Twenty20 International on Thursday robbed Indian team of the opportunity to try out a new composition ahead of the ODI series against South Africa, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said here.
Kolkata, Oct 8 : Indian team director Ravi Shastri on Thursday termed the T20 series loss against South Africa as a "great exposure" just before the World T20 which is scheduled to be held in India next year.
Kolkata, Oct 8 : Even as his side pocketed the Twenty20 International (T20I) series against India, South Africa's T20I skipper Faf du Plessis, crediting his bowlers for the win, said India will come hard at them during the five match One-Day International (ODI) series beginning on Sunday.
Lahore, Oct.8 : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Shahryar Khan has said that he doesn't have much hope for the revival of the stalled India-Pakistan series.
Kolkata, Oct 8 : Dejected over the final Twenty20 International against South Africa being called off due to rain at the Eden Gardens, Indian skipper M.S. Dhoni said he was not expecting favourable pitches but insisted on making most of the home conditions during the ODI series against the Proteas beginning Sunday, citing dew as a major factor.
Kolkata, Oct 8 : Disappointing around 25,000 spectators who had turned up notwithstanding a dead rubber, the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) between India and South Africa was called off without a ball being bowled due to rain and a soggy outfield at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday.
Kolkata, Oct 8 : The third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) between India and South Africa was called off due to rain and soggy outfield at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday.
Kolkata, Oct 8 : Prior to the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I), Indian middle-order batsman Virat Kohli on Thursday said losing the series to South Africa will act as a blessing for India ahead of the T20 World Cup to be held in the country in 2016.
Kolkata, Oct 8 : The start of the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) between India and South Africa has been delayed due to heavy rain and soggy outfield at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday.
Bhubaneswar, Oct 8 : Even as the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) has already submitted a report to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) regarding crowd violence at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack during the send T20 International against South Africa, the state's home secretary Asit Tripathy began investigations into the incident on Thursday.
Kolkata, Oct 8 : The start of the third and final Twenty20 International between India and South Africa has been delayed due to heavy rain at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday.
Karachi, Oct.8 : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Shaharyar Khan has said he is not entirely feeling hopeless about the stalled India-Pakistan series taking off, after receiving a reply from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) honorary secretary Anurag Thakur to meet him in Dubai next month to discuss the matter on the sidelines of an ICC meeting.
Sydney, Oct 8 : Former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee's first movie as an actor, a Bollywood-themed romantic comedy unINDIAN, has held its first premiere in his country.
London, Oct 8 : The England women's cricket team is looking to appoint a man with international experience as its new head coach.
Wellington, Oct. 8 : New Zealand Test wicketkeeper-batsman BJ Watling remained confident about the use of the pink ball after undergoing first night training session in Hamilton.
Mumbai, Oct. 8 : Out-of-favour India batsman Yuvraj Singh has revealed that he is determined to make a comeback to the national side, saying that batting legend Sachin Tendulkar's advice reinvigorated his zest for the sport and helped him go through the toil of the domestic cricket.
Kolkata, Oct 7 : After winning the first two Twenty-20 matches and taking up an unassailable lead in the series, South African cricketer David Miller expressed his hope for a '3-0' result, here on Wednesday.
Kolkata, Oct 7 : A documentary on South African anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela will be beamed during the mid-innings break of the third T20 International featuring SOuth Africa and India at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday.
Kolkata, Oct 7 : After the batting debacle at Cuttack, the Indian willowers on Wednesday focussed on sharpening their skills at the nets ahead of their third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) against South Africa at the Eden Gardens here.
Kolkata, Oct 7 : As the Eden Gardens ground gears up to host the India-South Africa Twenty20 International on Thursday, late cricket czar Jagmohan Dalmiya - for whom the ground was his second home - seems omnipresent in pictures, banners and recollections.
Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 : After BCCI asked the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) for a report on the unruly behaviour of the crowd at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack during the India vs South Africa T20 match, OCA secretary Ashirwad Behera on Wednesday said water bottles would not be allowed inside the stadium henceforth.
Kolkata, Oct 7 : Seasoned India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Wednesday said he would ideally want to retire from cricket after playing a Test match here at the Eden Gardens.
Dubai, Oct 7 : West Indies cricket icon Sir Garfield Sobers will be honoured during the upcoming Test Series between West Indies and Sri Lanka.
Kolkata, Oct 7 : Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Wednesday said his side will comeback strong after the two consecutive defeats and play their best game against South Africa in their third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday.
Melbourne, Oct 7 : Australian umpire Simon Fry has been called up to make his Test debut when he officiates in the upcoming series between Sri Lanka and the West Indies this month.
Kolkata, Oct 7 : South Africa may be 2-0 up in the three-game Twenty20 series against India, but swashbuckling batsman David Miller asserted on Wednesday that the visitors would not want to lose momentum by losing the dead rubber at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday.
Kolkata, Oct 7 : It may be a dead rubber, but for India it would be an opportunity to salvage lost pride as they take on South Africa in the third and final Twenty20 International at the iconic Eden Gardens here on Thursday.
New Delhi, Oct 6 : Former Indian cricketer -turned - politician Navjot Singh Sidhu has been hospitalised in New Delhi with 'Life threatening disease'.
Johannesburg, Oct.6 : South Africa T20 skipper Faf du Plessis has said that he has never seen such crowd reaction in India that spoiled their second T20 international in Cuttack, hoping that such a thing would never happen again.
Kolkata, Oct 6 : Former India captain and presently Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) joint secretary Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said the pitch at the Eden Gardens which will host the third T20 International between India and South Africa will be "batting friendly."
Kolkata, Oct 6 : A day after unruly crowd scenes were witnessed during the second game of the ongoing India versus South Africa T20 internationals, security was being intensified at the Eden Gardens, the venue for the upcoming final fixture of the three-match series, to prevent any recurrence, the authorities said on Tuesday.
Bhubaneswar, Oct 6 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday directed a top official to probe the unruly scenes witnessed during the second T20 cricket match between India and South Africa at Barabati stadium in Cuttack on Monday.
Karachi, Oct.6 : Expressing doubt over the selection of all-rounder Shahid Afridi in the squad for the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup, former Test cricketer Sarfraz Nawaz has said that it would be tough for the former to find a place if he is not appointed as the skipper.
Karachi, Oct. 6 : All-rounder Shoaib Malik has been recalled to the Test fold after a gap of five years for the upcoming series against England.
Kolkata, Oct 6 : The South African and Indian cricket teams landed in the city on Tuesday for the third Twenty20 International outing at the Eden Gardens here on October 8.
Mumbai, Oct 6 : Following India's six wicket loss to South Africa in the second Twenty20 International, legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar advised the men in blue not to get complacent and instead strive to get better in the upcoming matches.
Melbourne, Oct 6 : Cricketing legends Shane Warne and Sachin Tendulkar have confirmed that they will headline a Twenty20 all-star series in the United States next month, featuring a star-studded line-up of former international players.
Melbourne, Oct 6 : As Glenn Maxwell looks to stake his claim for the Test team via this summer's Matador One-Day Cup, his Victoria and Australia colleague Aaron Finch believes that the all-rounder has the potential to be the best player in the world.
Dhaka, Oct 6 : The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has postponed a proposed tour by the South Africa women's cricket team later this month in order to make new security arrangements.
Dhaka, Oct 6 : Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan is looking forward to the International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting for a permanent solution to series delays over security concerns.
Dhaka, Oct 6 : The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Tuesday announced its A squad for the forthcoming tours of South Africa and Zimbabwe in October-November.
Cuttack, Oct 5 : After bowling out India for 92 runs, South Africa chased down the target with 6 wickets to spare to take the second T20 International match and series, here on Monday.
Washington D.C, Oct. 6 : Cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne are set to captain opposing teams in a three-match 'all-star' T20 exhibition tour of the United States next month.
Johannesburg, Oct. 6 : Cricket South Africa (CSA) heaped praise on the national side after they won the inaugural T20 International series against India at Cuttack on Monday with a game to spare.
Buenos Aires, Oct 6 : Argentina defender Javier Mascherano has called upon his national teammates to pull together and put their best foot forward in the absence of skipper Lionel Messi.
Cuttack, Oct 5 : All-rounder Albie Morkel, who was awarded man-of-the-match for his excellent bowling figures which helped South Africa beat India by six wickets on Monday, said that a few months back he thought he would never get the opportunity to play for his country again.
Cuttack, Oct 5 : Scoreboard of the second Twenty20 International between India and South Africa being played at the Barabati Stadium here on Monday:
Cuttack, Oct 5 : Following their emphatic six-wicket win over India in the second Twenty20 International, South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis heaped praise on his bowlers saying that the performance displayed by them was the best as a T20 team.
Cuttack, Oct 5 : India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said he believes the team must play good cricket and bounce back in the third and final match of the series following their six-wicket defeat at the hands of South Africa in the second Twenty20 International at the Barabati Stadium here on Monday.