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By admin On 1 Jan, 2015 At 07:38 AM | Categorized As Sport | With 0 Comments

PCINEWS:  The touring Indian cricketers and their home team counterparts were on Thursday hosted by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott for an afternoon tea at his official residence on the New Year’s Day in Sydney on Thursday. Players from both sides posed for the official photo session with Abbott at Kirribilli House, his second official residence. Dressed […]

By admin On 25 Nov, 2014 At 08:13 AM | Categorized As Sport | With 0 Comments

PCINEWS:  India made a positive start to their tour of Australia after rounding off the practice game against Cricket Australia XI with an allround performance as the two-day match ended in a draw here today. At the Gliderol Stadium, the visitors finished at 363/8 declared after 91 overs in reply to the hosts’ first-day total of 219 […]

By admin On 22 Nov, 2014 At 07:31 AM | Categorized As Sport | With 0 Comments

PCINEWS:  Test tour of Australia starting December 4, star batsman Virat Kohli on Friday said India will play aggressive and positive cricket in their four-match series and his young side can beat the Aussies in their own backyard. “We are confident of our ability and character of players in the Test side. Everyone is keen […]

By admin On 20 Nov, 2014 At 09:30 AM | Categorized As Sport | With 0 Comments

PCINEWS:  India retained the number one spot in the latest Reliance ODI team rankings . Following the victory in third ODI against South Africa, Australia leapfrogged into second place on the Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings and is just two points adrift of leader and 2011 World Cup champion India. Kohli is at second place in batting […]

By admin On 12 Nov, 2014 At 09:12 AM | Categorized As Sport | With 0 Comments

PCINEWS: Cricket expert Harsha Bhogle on Wednesday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for extending an invitation to legends Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev to be part of his Australia tour, saying it reflects the role of cricket in the relationship between New Delhi and Canberra. “Prime Minister Modi’s decision to include Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil […]

By admin On 4 Nov, 2014 At 07:06 AM | Categorized As Sport | With 0 Comments

PCINEWS: Legendary West Indies cricketer, Brian Lara, feels that the game will survive in the region despite the Rs 250 crore law suit filed against the West Indies Cricket board (WICB) by their Indian counterparts after the national team aborted their FTP tour commitments, owning to a pay dispute between the players and their union. […]

By admin On 28 Oct, 2014 At 10:34 AM | Categorized As Sport | With 0 Comments

PCINEWS: The Board of Control for Cricket in India apparently cited ‘language barrier’ as one of the reasons to get rid of bowling coach Joe Dawes — one of the two coaches dismissed after India’s 1-3 loss in England — the other being fielding coach Tervor Penney. Former Queensland pacer Dawes had been with the […]

By admin On 12 Oct, 2014 At 02:04 AM | Categorized As Sport | With 0 Comments

Like Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s men won the first world Twenty20 championship in 2007, the Indian blind cricket team is the current world champion of the T20 Blind Cricket World Cup! The rules are slightly different. The bowler shouts out before he begins the run-up to alert the batsman. The game is played underarm using a […]

By admin On 9 Oct, 2014 At 07:55 AM | Categorized As Sport | With 0 Comments

India’s huge defeat by 124 runs is their fourth largest in terms of runs in ODIs at home – their second biggest to the West Indies behind the 135-run defeat at Vijayawada on November 24 2002. West Indies (321/6) have registered their fourth highest total vs India at home in ODIs – the highest being […]