W Indies' Russell gets year ban for doping breach

Sydney, Feb 1 (AFP) Globetrotting West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell has been banned from all cricket for a year over a doping code violation, his Australian Twenty20 club said today.

The 28-year-old did not file his whereabouts on three occasions in 2015 as required, which constitutes a…

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Tendulkar lone Indian in Graeme Swann's All-time XI

London, Jan 31 :  Former England tweaker Graeme Swann, who considers cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar as the “best player of his generation”, on Tuesday picked the Indian batting maestro in his All-time XI.

Swann’s dream team has only one current player in English pacer James Anderson, whom he has…

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India vs England: Second T20I scoreboard

Nagpur, Jan 30:  Following is the scoreboard of the second Twenty20 (T20I) cricket match between India and England held at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday.


Virat Kohli c Dawson b Jordan 21
Lokesh Rahul c Stokes b Jordan 71
Suresh Raina c Jordan b Rashid 7…

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Old is still gold and its nostalgia time at Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 28: When two sisters, both above 35, clash in the final of a Grand Slam where, for some time, new starlets with their toned bodies and psychedelic dresses strutted their stuff, what does it say of the game?

That tennis is all about the resilience and strategy? About…

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Kohli slips, Dhoni rises slightly in ICC ODI rankings

Dubai, Jan 27 (PTI) Indian captain Virat Kohli today slipped a rung to third in the ICC rankings for ODI batsmen but his predecessor Mahendra Singh Dhoni gained a spot to be 13th in the latest list issued here.

Rohit Sharma slipped three places to be 12th, while Shikhar Dhawan…

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