A. Badrinath (60, 145b, 8×4) and M. Boopathi Vaishna Kumar (101, 110b, 16×4, 1×6) enabled Tamil Nadu to finish at 300 for the loss of eight wickets against Madhya Pradesh on the first day of the Cooch Behar Trophy Elite Group C four-day match here on Monday. In an EliteContinue Reading

If a team retains four players, a total of ₹42 crore will be deducted from the ₹90-crore purse. For the first player, a franchise will be debited ₹16 crore, while ₹12 crore will be deducted for the second. The third player would cost ₹8 crore, and the fourth ₹6 crore.Continue Reading

Australia’s bowlers want Tim Paine behind the stumps for the first Ashes Test against England because he is “the best keeper in the world”, spinner Nathan Lyon said on Thursday. Paine quit as Test captain in disgrace last week over a text message scandal, but is keen to keep playing.Continue Reading

The India-A bowlers had a tough time on the field as Pieter Malan and Tony de Zorzi scored centuries to take South Africa-A to 343 for three at stumps on day one of the opening unofficial Test here on Tuesday. After opting to bowl, the Priyank Panchal-led side got twoContinue Reading

New Zealand’s stand-in skipper Mitchell Santner appeared drained in the virtual media interaction on Sunday night. He was typically courteous in the video call, but the thousand-yard stare when questions were posed to him was hard to miss. Who could blame him? The side had competed in three T20Is inContinue Reading