Bangalore to play against Royals for place in final

Kolkata, May 25: Little-known domestic bulwark Rajat Patidar literally owned the biggest stage of his nascent career with a magnificent hundred that got Royal Challengers Bangalore within a sniffing distance of title clash after out-batting…

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Gul appointed Afghanistan bowling coach Dubai, May 25: Former Pakistan pacer Umar Gul on Wednesday has been appointed as the new bowling coach of Afghanistan. Gul's first assignment will be Afghanistan's upcoming limited-overs away series…

ICC grants 5 women teams ODI status

Dubai, May 25: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday announced that the Netherlands, Papua New Guinea, Scotland, Thailand and the USA have been given women's ODI status with immediate effect as part of the revamped Women's…

Samson now highest scorer for Royals

KOLKATA, May 25: Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson is now the highest scorer for the team with 2,812 runs under his belt. He has overtaken Ajinkya Rahane who held this record but now plays for Kolkata Knight Riders. Samson achieved…

PCB says WI ODI series to go ahead as planned

Lahore, May 25: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has quashed rumours that the One-day International series against the West Indies, beginning in Rawalpindi on June 8, is getting postponed. The three-match series is rt of the ICC World Cup…

Pragg 1st Indian to reach Chessable Masters final

CHENNAI, May 25: Young Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa became the first Indian player to reach the final of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour Chessable Masters tournament after he held his nerve to outwit Dutch GM Anish Giri 3.5-2.5 on…