After suspending the IPL, can India host the T20 World Cup?

The postponement of cricket’s richest league because of surging coronavirus cases has raised questions about India’s ability to host the Twenty20 World Cup later this year. The Board of Control for Cricket in India last month gambled on going ahead with its marquee IPL tournament during the pandemic. But as COVID-19 cases increased closer toward … Read more After suspending the IPL, can India host the T20 World Cup?

2nd ODI: We managed to execute our plans well, says Jhulan Goswami | Cricket News – Times of India

LUCKNOW (Uttar Pradesh): After guiding her team to a massive win over South Africa, India pacer Jhulan Goswami said her side managed to execute their plans well in the game. Jhulan’s four-wicket haul and Smriti Mandhana‘s unbeaten 80-run knock helped India defeat South Africa by nine wickets in the second ODI of the five-match series … Read more 2nd ODI: We managed to execute our plans well, says Jhulan Goswami | Cricket News – Times of India

The best know that for a champion there is no home ground

After leg-spinner Narendra Hirwani claimed 16 wickets on a turner in the Chennai Test of 1988, rival skipper Viv Richards had a message for India. “Come to the West Indies,” he said, “we’ll show you.” It wasn’t just a vague threat, as it turned out. England skipper Joe Root is unlikely to say anything similar. … Read more The best know that for a champion there is no home ground

BCCI tweaks Vijay Hazare Trophy format

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has accepted the objections raised by State associations and modified the qualification format for the Vijay Hazare Trophy knockouts. As a result, the winner of the Plate Group will not get a direct entry into the quarterfinals of the inter-State one-day championship, which starts on Saturday. … Read more BCCI tweaks Vijay Hazare Trophy format

Sourav Ganguly discharged from hospital after second angioplasty

The president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India was admitted to Apollo Hospitals in Kolkata on January 27 after discomfort and chest pain. Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly was on Sunday discharged from a city hospital three days after undergoing an angioplasty. This was the second … Read more Sourav Ganguly discharged from hospital after second angioplasty

Jay Shah takes over as Asian Cricket Council President | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: BCCI secretary Jay Shah was unanimously elected as the president of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, a development hailed by his colleagues in India. The 32-year-old replaces Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief Najmul Hasan Papon. While addressing the AGM, Shah said: “Formed with a view … Read more Jay Shah takes over as Asian Cricket Council President | Cricket News – Times of India

Ganguly likely to be discharged from hospital if test results return normal

“Ganguly’s health condition is stable. He slept well on Friday night and had light food in the morning,” an official said BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly is stable and he is likely to be discharged from the hospital on January 30 if the results of the medical examinations to be conducted on him return normal, an … Read more Ganguly likely to be discharged from hospital if test results return normal

Sourav Ganguly hospitalised again with discomfort in chest

The 48-year-old had undergone an angioplasty earlier this month after he was diagnosed with three blocked coronary arteries. BCCI president Sourav Ganguly was on Wednesday hospitalised again with discomfort in the chest, less than a month after he underwent angioplasty in Kolkata. The 48-year-old, who underwent angioplasty earlier this month after he was diagnosed with … Read more Sourav Ganguly hospitalised again with discomfort in chest

Former Indian spinner BS Chandrasekhar hospitalised in Bengaluru | Cricket News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Former Indian cricketer BS Chandrasekhar has been admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of a private hospital in Bengaluru after suffering a stroke, a Karnataka State Cricket association official said. Chandrasekhar, 75, had suddenly complained of fatigue and slurring in speech after which he was taken to the hospital on January 15. The … Read more Former Indian spinner BS Chandrasekhar hospitalised in Bengaluru | Cricket News – Times of India

India vs Australia: Jasprit Bumrah in Brisbane will benefit India, says Madan Lal | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former India pacer and chief of the Cricket Advisory Committee Madan Lal feels the presence of pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah in the playing XI will give the visitors an edge going into the series-deciding fourth Test at The Gabba. India’s injury woes have compounded with each passing day and the latest in the … Read more India vs Australia: Jasprit Bumrah in Brisbane will benefit India, says Madan Lal | Cricket News – Times of India