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Biggest overseas victory for India against SL

Chennai: R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja took India to victory by picking three wickets each as India wrapped up their mega 304-run win against Sri Lanka halfway through the final session of Day 4 after setting them a improbable target of 550. This was the biggest victory overseas for the Indian team in terms of runs. India declared after playing a little more than six overs into the morning, having

Double ton by Yash

Chennai: A splendid double hundred by Yash helped Kancheepuram defeat Vellore in the TNCA inter-districts U-16 Tournament (quarter finals) on the second and final day yesterday. Thanks to their first innings lead, few teams emerged winners. Scores Coimbatore Thiruvallur 168 in 86 overs (S Sourav 38, R Rajagiri 39, P Lithish Kumar 47, P Nirmal Kumar 5 for 41) lost to Coimbatore 183 for 9 in 83 overs (N D

Mithali Raj scales new peak

London: India captain Mithali Raj created history on Wednesday when she became the leading run-scorer in women’s One Day International (ODI) cricket. She achieved the feat against Australia in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 match at Bristol. The India skipper’s remarkable performance has caught the attention of the entire nation and on Wednesday she added this feather to her cap. Before the start of the match against the Aussie

Akki Shravanth sizzles in TNCA

Chennai: An all-round show by V.P. Akki Shravanth (112, six for 20) helped AVM Rajeswari MHSS thrash Dominic Savio by 181 runs in the TNCA B. Somasundaram Trophy (u-14) match. The scores: PSBB, Siruseri 106 in 28.4 overs (Muthishwaran three for 23, Gokul Nath three for 15) lost to Govt. HSS, Ashok Nagar 108 for no loss in 16.1 overs (G. Bala 60 n.o., Poosalar 34 n.o.). DAV SSS, Mogappair

Ali sends South Africa spinning to first Test defeat

London: Moeen Ali took six wickets as England beat South Africa by 211 runs to win the first Test at Lord’s with more than a day to spare on Sunday. The Proteas, set 331 to win, collapsed to 119 all out inside 37 overs. The result meant Joe Root, who made 190 in the hosts’ first innings 458, enjoyed a resounding victory in his first Test as England captain, with

Apollo Tyres retains cricket trophy

Apollo Tyres defeated RR Donnelly by four wickets to win GR Kuppusami memorial league-cum-knock-out cricket tournament here. Batting first RR Doinnelly managed 161 for 9 in 30 overs. N G Dinesh scored 42. Apollo Tyres managed to chase the target in 28 over losing seven wickets. U Sathish was unbeaten on 63.

Open trails for U-16 city teams

Those boys who are born on or after 1 September 2001 are eligible and may register their names with the TNCA office, Chennai on or before 10 July for being considered for selection of city teams to participate in the U-16 selection tournament. Under-14 boys born on or after 1 September 2003 are not eligible for U-16 trials. Nets selection will be held on 12, 13 and 14 July, at

'Knew it won't be easy for Pakistan to chase'

Derby: India skipper Mithali Raj said she knew it would not be easy for Pakistan to chase down 170 as the pitch deteriorated in the second innings during their ICC Women’s World Cup match. Batting first, India suffered a batting collapse before reaching 169 for nine and Mithali praised Sushma Verma and Jhulan Goswami for their lower-order contributions. “When you lose first wicket in first 10 overs, it naturally puts us

Australia warn players as pay row deadline looms

Sydney: Cricket Australia has sent a formal letter to warring players officially informing them they will be unemployed if a deal is not reached this week in their protracted pay dispute. Amid reports that Australia’s cricketers will decide this weekend whether their image rights are sold offshore, CA high performance manager Pat Howard has warned they must seek permission to play in other Twenty20 leagues. Months of bitter negotiations are

CSA welcomes ICC's constitution model change

Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) has welcomed the widespread and significant changes made to the ICC Constitution as well as the revised financial model for all member countries. CSA was one of the fiercest opponents of ICC’s plan to share revenue disproportionately among members. “We are very pleased that the ICC have accepted a new model for doing business that is in line with accepted standards of corporate governance and

Hope, Ambris get maiden West Indies call-up

North Sound (Antigua): Trailing 0-1 in the series, the West Indies have brought in two fresh faces — Kyle Hope and Sunil Ambris — for the remaining three ODIs against India. Hope and Ambris replaced Jonathan Carter and Kesrick Williams in the 13-man squad. Hope, brother of current West Indies wicketkeeper, leads Trinidad and Tobago in domestic cricket while Ambris plays as a wicketkeeper-batsman for Windward Islands. “Sunil Ambris and