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BCCI picks nine venues to host T20 World Cup

The BCCI had initially thought of keeping the event to six venues but after several state units expressed interest during an informal meet.

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Chennai Super Kings: Away from home, seeking comfort

Playing on batting-friendly surface at the Wankhede, Chennai Super Kings look to make adjustments with the ball.

16 Apr 2021

Away from home, Chennai Super Kings look to find their feet

Since the Wankhede Stadium started hosting IPL matches in 2011, Chennai have played 13 matches at the venue, winning six and losing seven.

16 Apr 2021

Sanju Samson’s big bang theory

Having started off with ton, it will be interesting to see if RR skipper can keep up good work

14 Apr 2021

IPL 2021: It is mind vs heart for Chennai Super Kings

Will franchise pick the right players or will they favour loyalty and emotional connect in a very important season

09 Apr 2021

Cautious approach to tough homework 

On the eve of an IPL lacking in buzz, BCCI’s decision to bring the tournament back home and host it amid a second wave is inviting questions

09 Apr 2021

Bubble trouble for Mumbai

Defending champs’ talent scout More tests Covid +ve, contacts isolated, training cancelled

07 Apr 2021

Women’s T20 Challenge likely in Delhi, decision on fourth team soon

It is understood that the BCCI even thought of hosting these matches in Ahmedabad alongside the IPL play-offs.

05 Apr 2021

Tamil Nadu Cricket Association wants to host TNPL from June 4

The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association has written to the BCCI seeking permission to host the fifth edition of Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) from June 4 to July 4.

05 Apr 2021

Rising Covid-19 cases, but IPL okay

With lockdown not ruled out, it remains to be seen if Mumbai remains a host city.

03 Apr 2021

No word on compensation package yet, over 400 umpires, match officials await payment from BCCI

Citing the pandemic, the BCCI had rolled out a curtailed domestic calendar which began only in January with the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20s.

30 Mar 2021

After year-long injury blow, Bhuvanehswar Kumar delivers in shorter formats, shifts focus to red-ball comeback

The Indian team had almost moved on from Kumar. They had already done so long back in Tests, and with Deepak Chahar rising through the ranks, Kumar needed to win back his spot.

29 Mar 2021

Sam Curran heroics in vain as India beat England by seven runs in third ODI to win series

Victory looked certain when England slipped to 257-8, only for Sam Curran — with help from poor fielding — to nearly snatch it away from the hosts with an unbeaten 95.

28 Mar 2021

India vs England, Second ODI: Stokes, Bairstow blow away India to level series

England did not throw it away like the opening game and capitalised on a flying start provided by Bairstow (124 off 112) and Jason Roy (55 off 52) to gun down the 337-run target in just 43.3 overs.

26 Mar 2021

Seeking long-term gain

India look to find balance between safe approach and aggression with 2023 WC in mind

26 Mar 2021