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Dasgupta: Gill batting up the order can give KKR the spark



IPL 2019, Kolkata

Fines not working to fight slow over rates in IPL - De Villiers

The RCB batsman proposed a reduction in the duration of the innings break to ensure matches finish within the stipulated three and a half hours

KKR grapple with Russell's bowling form as RCB receive Steyn boost

Also, question mark remains over Russell's fitness after blow to the shoulder during training

Dasgupta: Gill batting up the order can give KKR the spark


Tracking the rise of the big-hitting Shivam Dube

Friends and family of the Mumbai and Royal Challengers Bangalore allrounder recall his journey into the IPL spotlight


Runorder: Are IPL matches too long?


WCL 2019

A shot at renaissance for sides in WCL's curtain call

With the death of the World Cricket League after this event, the tournament gives teams a chance to resurrect, with ODI status also up for grabs for four teams

India's World Cup squad

Naming the 15

Who bats where in World Cup is a decision for later - Kohli

But the India captain backs Vijay Shankar's inclusion for the tournament, and says Dhoni 'is the most important factor'

Top Headlines

Squad announcement

2019 World Cup

Mohammad Amir left out of Pakistan's World Cup squad

Usman Shinwari and Asif Ali were also omitted while Mohammad Hasnain made the cut

Why Amir isn't in Pakistan's World Cup squad (yet)

The numbers say one thing about Amir, but many a Pakistani heart is at odds with that. He has one last chance before the World Cup to beat his bowling blues

World Cup Countdown

42 days to go

1999: The start of something big

The 1999 World Cup was the first under the ICC's control but it also served as a wake-up call for cricket's governing body in managing itself and world cricket better

2015: Bangladesh knock out England

Rubel Hossain took four wickets to help his side advance to the 2015 World Cup quarter-finals

Con de Lange 1981-2019

Scotland news

Scotland spinner Con de Lange dies aged 38

The left-arm spinner, who played 21 international games for Scotland, had been diagnosed with a brain tumour last year

Mumbai v Delhi

IPL 2019

Dasgupta: Rahul Chahar's action helps him get extra bounce

What makes Rahul Chahar effective? Deep Dasgupta and Shaun Tait on his strengths, following his fine bowling performance against Delhi Capitals


Pandya brothers, Chahar star in Mumbai's emphatic win

Chasing 169, Capitals laboured to 128 for 9 and suffered their third loss in four games at home this season

Talking points - Whose home ground is the Feroz Shah Kotla?

Delhi Capitals have lost three out of their four games so far at this venue, only managing to tie the fourth and win in the Super Over

Hardik's batting changed the momentum for us - Krunal

Krunal Pandya discusses his brother Hardik's batting, the crucial partnership between him and Suryakumar Yadav, and more


Dasgupta: Strong base key to Hardik's six-hitting

Deep Dasgupta and Shaun Tait dissect Mumbai's Indians' crushing win over Delhi Capitals at Feroz Shah Kotla


Where did Delhi go wrong against Hardik Pandya?

And what did Hardik do right against Delhi? Here's Shaun Tait and Deep Dasgupta


Runorder: Are IPL matches too long?

The Runorder crew discusses the length of IPL matches and whether there needs to be stricter penalties against slow over rates


Are we witnessing a new and improved Hardik Pandya?

Pandya has had a successful IPL with the bat so far, which is good news for India ahead of the World Cup


Tait: Hardik Pandya among the best batsmen in the death

Shaun Tait on what makes Hardik Pandya a top finisher


West Indies squad announcement

Women's cricket

West Indies recall Hayley Matthews, Stacy-Ann King for Ireland, England tours

Offspinner Anisa Mohammed and wicketkeeper-batsman Merissa Aguilleira, meanwhile, have been dropped

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