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Kevin Pietersen returns to IPL but not as a player

New Delhi: Kevin Pietersen will be associated with the tenth edition of IPL as a commentator. The maverick England batsman, who withdrew his name from the tournament, shared the details of him joining the commentary team on his twitter account. IPL NEWS – I’ll be commentating on week one, week four & the finals. Will […] Read More »

Hodge apologises for Kohli comments

Melbourne: Former Australia all-rounder Brad Hodge apologised for his comments that India captain Virat Kohli pulled out of the series-deciding Dharamsala Test to save his IPL campaign. Kohli had pulled out of the fourth Test due to a shoulder injury and Ajinkya Rahane led India to a eight-wicket win, helping the hosts seal a 2-1 […] Read More »

Kohli takes a U-turn on ‘friendship’ with Australian cricketers

Photo: AP New Delhi: Taking a U-turn on his friendship comment with Australian team India captain Virat Kohli claimed it was “blown out of proportion” and he continues to be on good terms with a few cricketers from Down Under. The flamboyant captain, in a series of tweets, clarified that his comment was not meant […] Read More »

Dinesh Karthik guides Tamil Nadu to Deodhar title

Photo: PTI New Delhi: Dinesh Karthik fired yet another hundred to help Tamil Nadu beat India ‘B’ by 42 runs in the final of Deodhar Trophy in Visakhapatnam. Karthik smashed a brilliant hundred off just 79 deliveries which included 14 fours and 3 sixes. The Gujarat Lions star stitched 136-run stand for the fourth wicket […] Read More »

Lehmann disappointed with Kohli’s no-longer-friends comment

New Delhi: Australia coach Darren Lehmann today said he is disappointed with India captain Virat Kohli for declaring that he is no longer friends with Australian players after an aggressively-contested Test series. Australia lost 1-2 in the the four-match rubber, which was marred by constant showdowns between the players of both the sides. At the […] Read More »

Aussie media labels Kohli “classless” and “egomaniac”

Melbourne: Australian media today launched a scathing attack on Virat Kohli, labelling the India captain as “classless” and “egomaniac” following his no-longer-friends comment at the end of a spiteful Test series. Australian newspapers came hard on Kohli for declaring that he no longer considers Australian players as friends after what happened in the four-match rubber, […] Read More »

Rain washes out Sri Lanka ODI against Bangladesh

Dambulla: Rain forced match officials to abandon Sri Lanka’s second one-day international against Bangladesh on Tuesday. With the match being recorded as a ‘no result’, Bangladesh cannot now lose the three-match series after winning the opening international on Saturday by 90 runs. The final ODI will be played Saturday in Colombo. Earlier, Kusal Mendis’ maiden […] Read More »

Smith not temperamentally sound to be Oz captain: O’Keeffe

Melbourne: Steve Smith is not “temperamentally sound enough” to lead Australia, says former spinner Kerry O’Keeffe, who feels the skipper over-reacted too often during the lost Test series against India. Australia lost the series 2-1 and Smith apologised for letting his “emotions falter” several times during the four-match rubber, which was marred by acrimony between […] Read More »