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2011 World Cup loss hurts, but it’s past, says Mahela

It was six years ago this day that Sri Lanka led by Kumar Sangakkara lost to Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led India in the ICC World Cup final at the Wankhede Stadium here and the game’s lone centurion Mahela Jayawardene conceded today the defeat hurt at that time.

“I did not …

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Ian Chappell calls for reduction of on-field chatter, use of DRS

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has called for drastic reduction in "on-field chatter" and a limited use of DRS in Test matches after a gripping but tense India-Australia series.

Chappell described the constant on-field chatter during India's 2-1 Test series win over Australia as one of the "unsightly" aspects of …

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India-Australia series was the best of all in home season: Rohit Sharma

Praising the highly competitive nature of the recently concluded four-Test series between India and Australia, fit-again batsman Rohit Sharma felt it was the best among the four home rubbers this season.

"The last series against the Australians was the best among the 3-4 series at home because of the way …

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IPL 2017: Hyderabad to host final

Hyderabad will host the final of the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Sunday.

The IPL, which will run from April 5 to May 21, will see Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium hosting Qualifier 1, the first match …

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