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Three permanent spots up for grabs on India's tour of Zimbabwe
Three permanent spots up for grabs on India's tour of Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Series will be interesting as the young guns in India try to cement their spot  India announced their squad for the Zimbabwe series with Ajinkya Rahane as captain. It consists of a lot of youngsters since India rested senior players MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, and R Ashwin. These guys will automatically fit into the playing eleven when they return. But there are some spots in the full-st

Jul 1 2015
India thrash Bangladesh in third ODI to salvage lost pride
India thrash Bangladesh in third ODI to salvage lost pride

Consolation celebration Mirpur (Bangladesh), June 24 (IANS) India came back strong and dominated with an all-round performance to win the third One-Day International against Bangladesh by 77 runs at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium here on Wednesday. The hosts, however, clinched the three-match series 2-1 having won both the earlier matches. Chasing India's total of 317/6, Bangladesh managed to get to a total of only 240 runs in 47 overs. Fo

Jun 24 2015
India opt to bat against Bangladesh in second ODI
India opt to bat against Bangladesh in second ODI

Bangladesh players celebrate during the 2nd ODI Mirpur (Bangladesh), June 21: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and decided to bat against Bangladesh in the second One-Day International (ODI) of their three-match series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on Sunday. India made three changes in their team. Ambati Rayudu, Axar Patel and Dhawal Kulkarni come in place of Ajinkya Rahane, Umesh Yadav and Mohit Sharma. T

Jun 21 2015
BCCI asks all Indian players to undergo compulsory fitness test ahead of Bangladesh tour
BCCI asks all Indian players to undergo compulsory fitness test ahead of Bangladesh tour

Ishant Sharma reacts during the India-Australia Test series In light of Indian players having to be sent home midway from recent tours of Australia and England, all Indians players selected for the Bangladesh tour will be subject to a compulsory fitness test before the squad travels to Bangladesh, to ensure that no member of the team carries a niggle into the bilateral series. The normal practice is that players returning from injury

May 27 2015
IPL 2015: Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Venue, date and predicted line-ups
IPL 2015: Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Venue, date and predicted line-ups

KKR will top the league table if they win today Rajasthan Royals (RR) will take on the defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in match 53 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai. It’s a do-or-die match for both the teams. Steven Smith-led RR is in the playoffs race with 14 points from 6 wins in 13 matches. After losing a crucial game against the Mumbai Indians, KKR have been pushed in a

IPL 2015: Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals - Venue, date and predicted line-ups
IPL 2015: Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals - Venue, date and predicted line-ups

One of them will qualify tonight for the playoffs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will host Rajasthan Royals (RR) in match 47 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. The two-time champions CSK will be up for taking revenge of their away defeat. Both the teams dominated the tournament at the start but then looked like losing their momentum. Here are all the details: Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Chennai Da

May 10 2015
IPL 2015: Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad - Venue, date and predicted line-ups
IPL 2015: Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad - Venue, date and predicted line-ups

SRH will be up for revenge against RR of their last defeat Rajasthan Royals (RR) will host Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in match 41 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at their adopted home ground, the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. When the two teams met last time, the match went till last ball where Faulkner won it with a boundary for RR. Leading run-scorer of the tournament Ajinkya Rahane of RR is followed by SRH skipper David Warner. Both the

May 7 2015
IPL 2015: Team of the week (April 27 to May 3)
IPL 2015: Team of the week (April 27 to May 3)

Week four of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 came to an end on Sunday and the points table has finally started to take shape as we edge closer to the business end of the tournament. After starting the week with a win over KKR at Chepauk, Chennai Super Kings finished it with back-to-back away defeats to KKR and Sunrisers Hyderabad. While Kings XI plummeted to the last spot after three consecutive losses, wins in both their games ensured th

May 5 2015
IPL 2015: Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils - Venue, date and predicted line-ups
IPL 2015: Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils - Venue, date and predicted line-ups

RR defeated DD comfortably in their previous meet Rajasthan Royals (RR) take on Delhi Daredevils (DD) in the match 36 of Indian Premier League. It’ll be a milestone match in the history of IPL as it’s the 500th tournament game. Here are all the details: Venue: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai Date: May 3, 2015, 8:00 PM Indian Standard Time (IST) Previous meeting: RR won by 3 wickets at Ferozeshah Kotla, Delhi Cu

May 3 2015
Late wickets hand Mumbai Indians an eight-run victory over Rajasthan Royals
Late wickets hand Mumbai Indians an eight-run victory over Rajasthan Royals

Mumbai Indians players celebrate the loss of a Rajasthan Royals wicket Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Sanju Samson's 46-ball-76 went in vain as Mumbai Indians picked up back-to-back wickets at the death to seal an eight-run victory over Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 encounter at the Wankhede Stadium here on Friday. Replying to Mumbai Indians' 187 for five, the Royals came close, but fell short as they finished at

May 2 2015
IPL 2015: The perfect Super Over combinations
IPL 2015: The perfect Super Over combinations

Welcome to cricket’s most lucrative casino. When nothing can be separated after a match of twists and turns, each team must stack their chips on red or black and hope; their fate left in the hands of the Super Over roulette. It’s the sport’s best answer to a lottery. But in even the most condensed version of the game, can wily plans and strategic nous serve to give one team that decisive edge over the other? As far as

Apr 26 2015
IPL 2015: Rajasthan Royals face test of character against the Knight Riders
IPL 2015: Rajasthan Royals face test of character against the Knight Riders

Rajasthan Royals ×Proofread   Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) table-toppers Rajasthan Royals face a massive test of character when they take on defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday. Both teams lost their previous encounters and will look to get back to their winning ways through this match. For the Knights, it will be a return to their fortress after al

Apr 25 2015
Rewarded for correct line and length: Dhawal Kulkarni
Rewarded for correct line and length: Dhawal Kulkarni

Dhawal Kulkarni Visakhapatnam, April 17 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals pacer Dhawal Kulkarni said on Friday bowling the correct line and length got him just rewards during his team's six-wicket win against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). Kulkarni picked up 2/9 in his three overs to help his team win its fourth successive match. He along with veteran spinner Pravin Tambe (2/21) helped restrict SRH to 127, which the Royals were able to surpass in the

Apr 17 2015
Rajasthan Royals beat Sunrisers Hyderabad, win fourth successive match
Rajasthan Royals beat Sunrisers Hyderabad, win fourth successive match

James Faulkner reacts after hitting the winning runs for Rajasthan Royals Visakhapatnam, April 16: An overall strong team performance and a thrilling finish from the Rajasthan Royals helped them beat the Sunrisers Hyderabad by six wickets on the last ball of the match to earn their fourth successive victory in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the ACA-VDCA Stadium here on Thursday. Put in to bat by Royals skipper Steven Smith, the Sun

Apr 17 2015