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Dinesh Karthik


We are aware our bowling needs to get better - Dinesh Karthik


Karthik 97* in vain after Archer, Riyan fireworks

Royals found a match-winner in 17-year old Riyan, who despite a blow to the head, played a vital knock. Also, Archer had a great all-round game

Talking points: The secret behind DK's success

Well, game awareness. It's the one thing a batsman needs to handle tough conditions and the KKR captain had plenty

County cricket helped me improve my inswingers - Aaron


Around the IPL

Catch the buzz

Passion or provocation: did Kohli mock Ashwin?

An incident from the RCB v Kings XI game brought up apparent tension between the two IPL captains

The Chatter: Kohli and Steyn's #TenYearChallenge

Raunak Kapoor brings you all the happenings from the past week in the IPL


Women's T20 Challenge

India cricket

BCCI-CA conflict leaves female stars in limbo

Australia's women players have been caught in the middle of a tussle between the two boards stemming from tensions over scheduling

No Australian players in Women's T20 Challenge

While stars from England, New Zealand and West Indies feature in this year's tournament, the likes of Meg Lanning and Ellyse Perry will miss it

Steyn's Shoulder Again

South Africa news

Injured Steyn to return home with eye on World Cup fitness

He will be assessed by a shoulder specialist, with CSA putting measures in place in an attempt to get him ready for the World Cup

Top Headlines

World Cup 2019

West Indies news

Is West Indies' World Cup squad too light on spin?

Sunil Narine missed the cut due to an injury. Can the pace attack make up for his absence in West Indies' 15-man squad for the upcoming World Cup?


Russell in World Cup squad, Pollard misses out

Shannon Gabriel, Evin Lewis also back in contention; no room for Kieron Pollard, Marlon Samuels or Sunil Narine

'My heart still lies with West Indies' - Narine on missing World Cup cut

Windies spinner admits long-term finger injury would have been a liability during long spells in 50-over format

CSK v Mumbai

IPL 2019, Chennai

Chahar versus Chahar at the Chepauk

Their fathers are brothers and their mothers are sisters, but on Friday there'll be no familial warmth as they play their parts in the IPL's fiercest rivalry


Can Mumbai Indians take down fortress Chennai?

Chennai Super Kings haven't lost a home game this season, but they've lost five of their last seven meetings with their biggest rivals

Why Rohit Sharma has had trouble with spin bowling

Deep Dasgupta analyses how spinners have exploited a chink in Rohit's technique where the hands come into play more than the feet


Ajit Agarkar: Mumbai's ability against spin gives them an edge

Ajit Agarkar and Shaun Tait pick their starting XIs, players to watch out for and key areas for both teams to look at


Hussey backs Jadhav to turn his form around

The CSK batting coach discusses the upcoming game against Mumbai and how they've kept the players focus on the IPL in spite of the World Cup looming


WCL Division Two


Oman have reached 'pinnacle' with ODI status - Mendis

Oman's coach said his team "will certainly make an impact" after achieving ODI status for the first time

Xavier Marshall century helps USA clinch ODI status for the first time

Oman make the grade too after a four-wicket win over hosts Namibia

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