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WTC final: Jamieson plays table tennis as wet weather delays start on Day Four

As the fourth day of the ongoing ICC World Test Championship (WTC) Final gets delayed due to rain, New Zealand players get involved in fun activities to pass the time. A poor Southampton weather once again played spoilsport on Monday as drizzling delayed the first session of the play at Rose Bowl. The BCCI confirmed…

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‘There's a lot of tentativeness, not the kind of commitment you see in Kohli’

Ajinkya Rahane on Sunday played a resilient knock for India against New Zealand in the World Test Championship in Southampton. He looked rock solid against the Kiwi pacers who were swinging the ball both ways under overcast conditions. However, he was trapped in a phenomenal manner by left-arm quick Neil Wagner with a short ball.…

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Dinesh Karthik gives weather update from Southampton and it 'doesn't look great'

The weather in Southampton is likely to upset the players and cricket fans on the fourth day of the ICC World Test Championship. The weather forecasts predict there would be heavy rain throughout the day and there are strong chances that the play on Day 4 will be washed out. Meanwhile, Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik…

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'It will be tough, there will be pressure but it is not impossible': Ramiz Raja

Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja has opined that Team India can make a dynamic come back if they can restrict New Zealand from having a big first-innings lead. India had a tough day with the bat on Sunday as they struggled against the New Zealand pacers and were bowled out for 217. In reply, the…

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Sehwag comes up with hilarious tweet on lack of swing for Indian pacers

The Indian batsmen struggled against the New Zealand pace attack on the third day of the ongoing ICC World Test Championship. The 4-men pace attack of New Zealand swung the ball both ways to trouble captain Virat Kohli and his men. As a result, Team India were bowled out for 217. However, the Indian pacer…

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'If we get some time, in the next innings, we will cross 250': Shubman Gill

Southampton’s poor weather has been taking a toll on the ongoing World Test Championship between India and New Zealand at the Rose. The opening day – June 18 – had to be called off due to rain and wet outfield. Whereas the poor lighting forced an early stump on the third day of the play,…

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PCB announces 26-player women's squad for West Indies tour

Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) national women’s selection committee on Monday announced a 26-player squad from which the national and ‘A’ teams will be selected for white-ball matches on the tour of the West Indies. Javeria Khan, who has experience of 208 international matches and is the leading run-getter for Pakistan in ODIs, will lead the…

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WTC Final, Southampton weather: Rain expected to play spoilsport

The Southampton weather has been playing the killjoy in the ongoing World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand at the Ageas Bowl. After the opening day got washed out completely due to rain and wet outfield, the following days witnessed the impact of bad light due to dense cloud cover. However, a decent…

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'One of the greats of the game': Bumrah lauds India teammate Ashwin

India pacer Jasprit Bumrah heaped praise on off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, calling him ‘one of the greats of the game.’ Ashwin gave India their first breakthrough on Day 3 of the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. Ashwin broke New Zealand’s 70-run opening stand by getting Tom Latham…

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Indian cricket fraternity celebrates International Yoga Day

As the world celebrates the 7th International Yoga Day, people from the Indian cricket fraternity came up with social media posts elaborating the benefits of yoga and inspired others to include the same in their daily routine. June 21 marks the International Day of Yoga (IDY) and this year, the theme of the occasion is…

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'He is going to be a superstar over the next ten years': Brad Hogg

Rishabh Pant, over the last few months, has become the toast of Indian cricket. His staggering comeback across formats coupled with match-winning knocks has earned him a special reputation for being an impactful player in the team. This is something even former Australia spinner Brad Hogg recognises, who believed Pant is going to be a…

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Want to put my hand up for upcoming T20 WC, says Woakes

England all-rounder Chris Woakes has said that he is excited to be a part of the limited-overs squad for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka and he also said that he will use this opportunity to present his case for selection in the T20 World Cup squad. Woakes has not played international cricket since September…

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WI vs SA, 2nd Test: Rabada, Dussen's fightback puts visitors on top

A remarkable 70-run, eighth-wicket stand between Rassie van der Dussen and Kagiso Rabada on Sunday put South Africa in the driving seat on Day Three of the second and final Test against West Indies here at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground. At stumps on Day Three, West Indies’ score reads 15/0 and the hosts still…

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WTC Final: Virat Kohli shows his Bhangra skills while fielding at slips – WATCH

Indian captain Virat Kohli likes to be cheerful and aggressive on the field. And when it’s the final of the ICC World Test Championship, the energy has to be unmatchable. Besides encouraging his bowlers from the slip cordon, the Indian skipper on Sunday showcased some of his Bhangra moves. The Indian crowd at the Ageas…

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'Ajinkya needs to understand this': Laxman explains Rahane's mistake

Ajinkya Rahane’s dismissal for 49 on Day 3 of the World Test Championship final against New Zealand in Southampton became a topic of discussion on Sunday. Kane Williamson’s genius captaincy came to the fore in the set-up of Rahane’s dismissal, with the New Zealand skipper setting up the trap for the India batsman after a…

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‘Pretty harder to manage as a batter no matter who you are’: Kyle Jamieson

Day three of the World Test Championship (WTC) final between Virat Kohli’s India and Kane Williamson-led New Zealand belonged to Kiwi fast bowler Kyle Jamieson. The lanky pacer bagged a five-wicket haul to restrict India to a paltry first-innings total of 217, breaking several records en route to a second fifer against India in Tests.…

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India check New Zealand scoring on Day 3 of WTC final

A well-plotted dismissal of Devon Conway was the perfect mood-setter for India after a disappointing day with the bat saw them imploding for 217 and almost gifting away the advantage to New Zealand. The Kiwis are in the game, courtesy a very disciplined and professional approach, to inch close to India’s first innings target but…

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WTC Final: New Zealand 101/2 at stumps on day three, trail India by 116 runs

New Zealand were 101 for two in their first innings at stumps on day three, trailing India by 116 runs in the World Test Championship final against here on Sunday. Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor were batting on 12 and 0 respectively when bad light forced early stumps. Ishant Sharma removed opener Devon Conway (54…