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Shami lauded for yorker masterclass in IPL’s first double super over

Pace bowler Mohammed Shami was hailed on Monday as the hero of bottom-of-the-table Kings XI Punjab's sensational super over win over Indian Premier League...

Pakistan’s ‘Gul-dozer’ calls time on topsy-turvy journey

Pakistan bowler Umar Gul, who earned the nickname 'Gul-dozer' for his rattling of stumps, has called time on his 17-year cricket career. With no crowds...

Tamil star on sticky wicket over Sri Lanka legend’s biopic

An Indian film star is at the centre of a political storm after agreeing to play the lead in a biopic of Sri Lanka's...

De Kock stars as Morgan suffers defeat in first match as Kolkata captain

South African captain Quinton de Kock scored a brilliant unbeaten 78 Friday as Indian Premier League champions Mumbai Indians inflicted a crushing defeat on...

‘Universe Boss’ Gayle ready to rock after strong start in IPL

Chris Gayle announced he was ready to shine in the 2020 Indian Premier League with a crucial half-century for the Kings XI Punjab in...

Dhoni slammed for ‘bullying’ umpire into changing mind

Cricket fans have slammed icon Mahendra Singh Dhoni for apparently bullying umpire Paul Reiffel into changing a wide call during an Indian Premier League...

Shastri urges De Villiers to come out of retirement

India coach Ravi Shastri on Tuesday urged South African batsman A.B. de Villiers to come out of international retirement after he hit an explosive...

IPL falls into controversy following ‘corruption’ charges; watchdog launches probe

INDIA’s cricket anti-corruption chief has said that an investigation has been launched after one of the players in this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL)...

Opening week of IPL had record 269 mln viewers – study

A record 269 million viewers tuned in for the opening week of this year's Indian Premier League (IPL), which is being held in the...

Bangladesh cricketers to return to scene of New Zealand mosque attacks

People pause next to flowers and tributes outside Al Noor mosque on March 24, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images) Bangladesh...