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Sunday, July 31

Bowlers, Mandhana brush Pakistan aside for India's first points

India chase down the target of 100 with 38 balls to spare to improve their net run rate

Deepak Chahar returns for Zimbabwe ODIs, KL Rahul still unavailable

Rahul Tripathi called up, Washington Sundar and Kuldeep Yadav come back as India continue to rotate their players

Saturday, July 30

Rohit 'okay with odd failure' as India ramp up the run rate

India's aggressive approach paid off in the first T20I as they scored a huge total on a tough pitch

Rohit, Karthik and spinners set up thumping India win

Chasing 191, West Indies' batting struggled against the spin of Ashwin, Jadeja and Bishnoi

Friday, July 29

Gardner 52* trumps Renuka's 4 for 18 as Australia come back from the brink

Harris and Gardner rescued Australia from the pits of 49 for 5

Samson replaces Rahul in India's T20I squad for West Indies series

India face West Indies in a five-match T20I series starting on Friday

Rohit: 'We haven't got the results in World Cups but that doesn't mean we were playing bad cricket'

"We are telling the players to play the way they play for their franchise or state; there they don't take much pressure"

Thursday, July 28

Shikhar Dhawan impressed by the maturity of India's bench strength

Shubman Gill "has a bit of Rohit in him," says India's stand-in captain after the ODI series win in West Indies

Meghana to join India squad in UK, Pooja Vastrakar still in quarantine

India begin their Commonwealth Games campaign against Australia on Friday

Wednesday, July 27

Gill, Dhawan and Chahal power India to 3-0 sweep

The batters, led by Gill's unbeaten 98, fired India to 225 from 36 overs, and West Indies barely got going in the chase

Asia Cup 2022 shifted from Sri Lanka to the UAE

The nine-team competition will be played from August 27 to September 11 in the T20 format

Prasidh Krishna back as India bat; Jason Holder returns for West Indies

Meanwhile, Jadeja was not available for selection as he is still not 100% fit after the knee injury he sustained ahead of the series

Babar rises to No. 3 on Test batters' table, in sight of top spot in all three formats

Abdullah Shafique is now only behind Gavaskar and Bradman for rating points accumulated after six Test appearances

Rahul set to miss T20I leg of West Indies tour too

He has been advised an extra week of rest and recuperation as he recovers from Covid-19

India to host 2025 Women's ODI World Cup

Bangladesh and England will host T20 World Cups in 2024 and 2026

Tuesday, July 26

Laxmi Ratan Shukla appointed head coach of Bengal for 2022-23 season

WV Raman appointed batting consultant while Saurasish Lahiri will continue as the assistant coach

India bring back Paddy Upton as mental conditioning coach

The South African was part of India's support staff between 2008 and 2011, a stint that culminated in the World Cup victory

Can West Indies translate their competitiveness into a consolation win?

India, meanwhile, could look to rotate their line-up with the series already in their bag

Monday, July 25

Axar Patel leaves jaws on the floor as India win cliffhanger

Allrounder's 27-ball fifty ensures series win with Hope's century in his 100th ODI going in vain for West Indies

Sunday, July 24

Karuna Jain announces retirement from all formats

The wicketkeeper-batter finishes with the third most dismissals behind the stumps for India in women's ODIs

Saturday, July 23

West Indies will want more than near misses as India flex their bench strength

Hope, who will be playing his 100th ODI, and Thakur among players to watch on Sunday

Bengal and Lahore Qalandars to take part in T20 series in Namibia

A fourth side, from South Africa, is expected to take part in the tournament, to be held in September

Dhawan, Siraj, Thakur star in thrilling win as India go 1-0 up

Siraj and Prasidh defended 38 off the last three overs - weathering an onslaught from Hosein and Shepherd - to seal a three-run win

Friday, July 22

Duleep Trophy, Irani Cup return in India's 2022-23 domestic calendar

Under-16 tournament for women, last staged by Women's Cricket Association of India (WCAI) in 2006, also brought back

West Indies bowl, Jadeja out injured, Holder out with Covid-19

India picked Shubman Gill ahead of Ishan Kishan and Ruturaj Gaikwad

BCCI introduces A+ category for umpires; four international names part of it

Umpires in A+ and A category will be paid Rs 40,000 a day for a first-class game

Australia and South Africa to tour India for final men's T20 World Cup prep in September-October

South Africa will stay on for a series of three ODIs too, but those might be contested by second-string line-ups

Thursday, July 21

Pooran: West Indies must 'believe that we can fight'

The captain says players are showing a willingness to learn in a bid to turn around their ODI fortunes

KL Rahul tests positive for Covid-19, likely to miss T20Is against West Indies

Meanwhile, Kuldeep Yadav has received a green signal from the NCA after recovering from a hand injury

Supreme Court to hear case on tenure of Ganguly-led BCCI administration on July 28

Three-judge bench, led by the Chief Justice of India, appoints senior lawyer Maninder Singh new amicus curiae

West Indies look to better ODI performances against Dhawan-led India

An opportunity for back-up India players to stake claims and get a longer run

Wednesday, July 20

Supreme Court to hear BCCI plea concerning Ganguly, Shah tenures

Three-judge bench led by Chief Justice of India to consider reviewing 2018 judgement on board's constitution

Gavaskar on Kohli: 'There is this anxiety to play at every delivery'

Former cricketer feels he might be able to help the out-of-form Kohli "particularly with regards to that off-stump line"

Zimbabwe to host India, Bangladesh before a tour to Australia after 18 years

The three ODIs against India between August 18 to 22 are part of the ODI Super League

Monday, July 18

Rahul Dravid: India were 'exceptional' to restrict England 'on a good wicket'

Head coach impressed with the team for coming up with a short-ball strategy and sticking with it

Lancashire aim for exhibition match against IPL franchise to accelerate India links

Club's chief executive says Washington Sundar's arrival is latest step on "journey of engagement" with Indian audience

Rohit pleased with ODI show, but admits India have 'a lot of things to improve'

Primary among them is the top three of Dhawan, Kohli and Rohit himself, which faltered more often than it did not

An innings Rishabh Pant will remember forever, and one we will never forget

Maiden ODI century not only resuscitated India, but helped them sprint to the target in record time

Sunday, July 17

Pandya's all-round show and Pant's maiden ton seal series win for India

The pair added 133 for the fifth wicket after Reece Topley had ripped through the top order

Buttler rues the one that got away as England slump to rare home-series loss

Captain insists he will grow into new responsibilities after Pant reprieve proves crucial

Asia Cup 2022 likely to be moved from Sri Lanka to UAE

SLC will remain the official host of the event, which is set to be played between August 27 and September 11

Saturday, July 16

Misfiring batting line-ups in focus in Old Trafford decider

Teams batting first have made 290-plus totals in six of the last nine ODIs at the venue

India and Australia to battle for Border-Gavaskar Trophy over five Tests in next FTP cycle

ODI tri-series are set for a comeback; 15 five-match T20I series are also proposed

KSCA to relaunch flagship T20 tournament in August

The KPL, as it was known then, will now be called the Maharaja Trophy T20 and feature six teams

IPL window extended; England and Australia make space for Hundred and BBL

A near-final draft of the international cricket calendar from May 2023 to April 2027 affirms the growing primacy of franchise T20 leagues

Thursday, July 14

Jos Buttler praises batters' positivity as England bounce back from Oval drubbing

Captain pleased with adaptation to tricky Lord's wicket as England square the series

Topley's career-best 6 for 24 blows India away

Visitors fall apart in chase after Moeen and Willey had earlier helped England to 246

Chahal bags four as India restrict England to 246

A 62-run partnership between Moeen Ali and David Willey helped England out of even deeper trouble

SLC 'very confident' of hosting Asia Cup despite political crisis

Sri Lanka recently hosted Australia, and Pakistan have recently arrived in the island nation for a Test series

Kohli, Bumrah, Chahal rested for T20Is in West Indies; Kuldeep, Ashwin return

KL Rahul and Kuldeep Yadav's inclusion is subject to fitness

Ganguly says Kohli 'has to find his way' to score again; Nehra wants him to take a break

Meanwhile, Ashwin believes Kohli has been "batting beautifully" despite what the numbers say

Wednesday, July 13

Ashwin on ODIs: 'I switch off the telly after a point of time'

The India offspinner has called for a return to one ball per innings to bring back the "ebbs and flows" of the 50-over game

'Plan is to keep it simple' - Shami marks ODI return with 150 wickets in record time

He had not played a 50-over game since November 2020, but took 3 for 31 on his comeback

Bumrah becomes No. 1 ODI bowler; Suryakumar zooms up to No. 5 among T20I batters

Bhuvneshwar's Player-of-the-Series performance in the England T20Is has taken him back into the top ten for bowlers

Tuesday, July 12

Brunt, Harmanpreet, Athapaththu, Tryon rise in ODI rankings

Mandhana, Ranaweera, and Nilakshi have had uprises following consistent performances

Sneh Rana back in India squad for Commonwealth Games

Taniya Bhatia, who hasn't played a T20I since the World Cup final in March 2020, is back in the squad

Monday, July 11

Bairstow, Root and Stokes back in action as England look to avenge T20I series loss

India will keep a close eye on the bowling workload of Hardik Pandya, who is set to play his first ODI in nearly a year

Matthew Mott - 'India's ferocity took us by surprise' in T20I series loss

Buttler called on players to be "braver' after 'timid' defeats in opening two games

Middlesex sign Umesh Yadav for remainder of 2022 season

The fast bowler replaces Shaheen Shah Afridi, who has left to prepare for Pakistan's upcoming Test series in Sri Lanka

Virat Kohli's nine-ball buy-in shows India's new way is here to stay

Rohit Sharma says no risk, no reward as ramped-up tempo sets agenda for series win

Sunday, July 10

Malan 77 helps England weather Suryakumar 117

The standout innings of the game went in vain largely because India's top order came undone

Bhuvneshwar Kumar 'very surprised' to see white ball swing for long

"I always felt there will be at least one chance to come back. I knew I would give it 100%"

Saturday, July 09

Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar, Bumrah, Chahal help India sew up series

Debutant Gleeson's 3 for 15 in vain as England fold for 121 in pursuit of 171

Wriddhiman Saha chooses Tripura for 2022-23 domestic season

Move confirmed in Agartala on Friday, likely to be captain too

Kapil Dev: 'If Kohli isn't performing, you can't keep youngsters out'

Former captain urges selectors to "play in-form players" and "not just go by reputation"

Friday, July 08

England look to bounce back as Kohli, Bumrah and Pant return for India

No expectation of wholesale changes for England despite their malfunction at the Ageas Bowl

Hardik Pandya shines with bat and ball as India go 1-0 up

He top-scored with 51 off 33 as India racked up 198 for 8 and then took four wickets to dismantle England

Thursday, July 07

Edgbaston to deploy undercover crowd spotters following racist abuse during India Test

Warwickshire confirm that security measures will be stepped up for Saturday's T20I

Harmanpreet Kaur and Pooja Vastrakar star as India wrap up 3-0 sweep

Both scored fifties to rescue India from 124 for 6, and also contributed with the ball

Wednesday, July 06

Jos Buttler's turn to lay down England marker with T20 World Cup looming

India welcome back Rohit Sharma and mull over the Umran Malik vs Arshdeep Singh question

'Fit and fine' Rohit looking to tick boxes with an eye on T20 World Cup

India captain is eager to return to action after having missed the Edgbaston Test because of Covid-19

Shikhar Dhawan to lead India in West Indies ODIs

Jadeja named vice-captain; Rohit, Kohli, Hardik, Bumrah, Pant and Shami rested for three-match series

Pant jumps to fifth, Bairstow to tenth place in latest Test rankings

Joe Root, with a career-high 923 rating points, is now at No. 19 on the list of the highest-rated batters in Test history

India docked two WTC points for slow over rate, slip to fourth place behind Pakistan

Jasprit Bumrah's side has also been fined 40% of their match fee for the offence

Tuesday, July 05

Dravid: 'We have started Test matches well but haven't been able to finish well'

"We need to maintain that intensity, maintain that level of fitness, maintain that level of performance right through a Test match"

India docked two WTC points for slow over-rate, slip to fourth place behind Pakistan

Jasprit Bumrah's side has also been fined 40% of their match fee for the offence

Ben Stokes: England approach means opposing teams will now 'fear' third innings

"They have to concentrate on how we're going to play, and they're worried about that"

Monday, July 04

Vikram Rathour: 'Ordinary' batting performance ceded India's control of series decider

India face prospect of surrendering their highest-ever chase in a Test but another twist seems inevitable

Root, Bairstow, Lees power England's dream

Trio of half-centuries turn ongoing chase of 378 in hosts' direction, much to the joy of the Edgbaston crowd

Renuka, Mandhana, Shafali brush Sri Lanka aside for 2-0 lead

Sri Lanka never recovered from Renuka's early blows and couldn't take a single wicket in India's dominating chase

Saturday, July 02

Bumrah tees off as Broad bowls most expensive over in Tests

Here's how we captured the record over in our ball-by-ball commentary

Mumbai Cricket Association proposes retainer contracts for senior men and women's teams

CIC comprising Paranjape, Kulkarni and Kambli to work out technicalities before start of 2022-23 season

Hooda, Arshdeep, Malik star in India's comfortable win

Suryakumar had time in the middle while Samson carried on from his maiden T20I half-century from three days ago

Friday, July 01

Rohit returns to lead white-ball squads for England series; Hardik back for ODIs

Malik and Hooda retain their place in T20I squad; Dhawan and Jadeja slotted in for the ODI series