MUMBAI, India (AP) — Blistering half-centuries by Liam Livingstone and Jonny Bairstow earned Punjab Kings a crucial 54-run win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League on Friday.
Three golden ducks, three single-digit scores and just one score above 50.
If Virat Kohli’s name wasn’t attached to that sequence of batting scores in the world’s richest cricket league, selectors may already have run out of patience.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Devon Conway smashed his third straight half century and Moeen Ali picked up 3-13 as Chennai Super Kings registered an emphatic 91-run victory against Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League on Sunday.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Mumbai Indians finally ended its eight-match losing streak in the Indian Premier League after defeating Rajasthan Royals by five wickets on Saturday.
Earlier, Virat Kohli’s first half-century in 14 IPL games went in vain as the league-leading Gujarat Titans routed the Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Captain Faf du Plessis just missed out on a maiden Indian Premier League century while Josh Hazlewood grabbed 4-25 as Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Lucknow Super Giants by 18 runs on Tuesday.
MOHALI, India (AP) — Virat Kohli reached 8,000 runs in his 100th test and Rishabh Pant hit 96 off 97 balls as India scored 357-6 at stumps in the first test against Sri Lanka on Friday.
The 33-year-old Kohli scored 45, including five boundaries, during his 76-ball stay.
KOLKATA, India (AP) — Rovman Powell’s hard hitting went in vain as India beat West Indies by eight runs to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
Needing 25 runs off the last over, Powell smashed two sixes to bring the equation down to 11 off two.
AHMEDABAD, India (AP) — India crushed West Indies with a 96-run victory in the third one-day international on Friday to sweep the series 3-0 and give Rohit Sharma, its new white-ball captain, an impressive start.
AHMEDABAD, India (AP) — India won the toss and opted to bat first in the third and final one-day international against West Indies on Friday.
The hosts have already won the three-match series by taking an unassailable 2-0 lead.
AHMEDABAD, India (AP) — Prasidh Krishna returned career-best figures as India beat West Indies by 44 runs in the second ODI on Wednesday.
West Indies was bowled out for 193 with Krishna taking 4-12 in nine overs, after Suryakumar Yadav’s second ODI half-century helped India score 237-9.
AHMEDABAD, India (AP) — India celebrated its 1,000th one-day international with a crushing six-wicket win over West Indies with 22 overs to spare on Sunday.
Rohit Sharma scored 60 in his first outing as India’s full-time ODI captain.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — India collapsed at the end of its run chase to lose the third and final one-day international against South Africa on Sunday by four runs.
PAARL, South Africa (AP) — South Africa won the second one-day international against India and the series on Friday by chasing down a target of 288 with ease.
South Africa finished on 288-3 for a seven-wicket victory with 11 balls remaining.
PAARL, South Africa (AP) — South Africa won the first one-day international against India by 31 runs on Wednesday to follow up its test series win with a strong start to the limited-overs contest.
Captain Temba Bavuma and Rassie van der Dussen both made centuries in South Africa's 296-4 after the hosts won the toss and chose to bat first in Paarl.
Virat Kohli has stepped down as captain of India's test team after seven years in the position.
Kohli led the team for 68 matches and won 40 of them, making him India's most successful test captain.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South Africa won the decisive final test against top-ranked India by seven wickets Friday to come from behind and clinch the series 2-1.
It denied India its first test series win in South Africa and was an unexpected result considering the strength of the Indian team under captain Virat Kohli, and the relative inexperience of the South African side.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Rishabh Pant hit a brilliant 100 not out for India on a difficult pitch on Thursday but the decisive final test was still in the balance as South Africa went to stumps on 101-2, needing 111 more runs to win the match and take the series.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Virat Kohli made 79 on his return from a back injury in the only real resistance Tuesday as India was bowled out for 223 after choosing to bat first in the series-deciding final test against South Africa.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — India was bowled out for 202 by South Africa on the opening day of the second test on Monday in a troublesome start for the tourists after they also lost captain Virat Kohli to injury before the game started.
CENTURION, South Africa (AP) — India won the first test in South Africa by 113 runs, closing out victory on the final day on Thursday by taking the last three wickets in two overs right after lunch.
CENTURION, South Africa (AP) — KL Rahul was 122 not out and India reached 272-3 at stumps to lay a strong foundation on the opening day of the first test against South Africa in Centurion on Sunday.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — For all its glorious history, India has never won a test series in South Africa and the chance to change that will be the focus for Virat Kohli's top-ranked team on a monthlong tour spent in another coronavirus bio-bubble, this time amid the threat of the new omicron variant.
MUMBAI (AP) — Jayant Yadav took three wickets in six deliveries Monday as India beat New Zealand by 372 runs in the second test at Mumbai to win the two-match series 1-0.
India mopped up the New Zealand lower order within 40 minutes of play on day four at the Wankhede Stadium.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — New Zealand slumped to 140-5 at stumps on day three of the second test against India on Sunday with the visitors needing another 400 runs for an improbable victory.
India, meanwhile, is just five wickets away from a series win in the two-match contest.
MUMBAI India (AP) — Mayank Agarwal’s fifth test hundred rescued India from a precarious position Friday as the hosts reached 221-4 at stumps on day one of the second test against New Zealand.
Agarwal finished the day at 120 not out, while Wriddhiman Saha was unbeaten on 25.
RANCHI, India (AP) — Lokesh Rahul hit 65 off 49 balls as India romped to a seven-wicket win over New Zealand on Friday in the second Twenty20 to clinch the series.
Rahul put on 117 runs off 80 balls with Rohit Sharma as India scored 155-3 in response to New Zealand’s 153-6.
JAIPUR, India (AP) — Suryakumar Yadav scored 62 off 40 balls to help India beat New Zealand by five wickets in their first T20 match on Wednesday, giving a winning start to the newly appointed captain-coach duo of Rohit Sharma and Rahul Dravid.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — India farewelled coach Ravi Shastri with a win after ending its Twenty20 World Cup campaign beating Namibia by nine wickets on Monday.
Out of semifinals contention, India made sure there was no slip-up with a complete performance: Limiting Namibia to 132-8 and overhauling that with 136-1 in 15.1 overs.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — India captain Virat Kohli has thrown his full support behind Mohammed Shami after the fast bowler was abused on social media following a T20 World Cup cricket defeat against archrival Pakistan.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Matthew Hayden has been impressed by the “sporting brotherhood” on display after Pakistan beat India to break its run of 12 losses in World Cup contests between the archrivals.
India captain Virat Kohli embraced Mohammad Rizwan soon after Pakistan romped to a 10-wicket win in the Twenty20 World Cup game on Sunday to start its Super 12 campaign.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pakistan crushed India by 10 wickets for the first-ever victory against its archrival in a T20 World Cup game on Sunday.
Mohammad Rizwan (79 not out) and captain Babar Azam (68 not out) struck superb unbeaten half centuries and eased Pakistan to 152-0 in 17.5 overs in Group 2 of the Super 12s.
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kolkata Knight Riders dashed Virat Kohli’s hopes of winning an elusive Indian Premier League title as captain when they beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by four wickets in the playoffs on Monday.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sunrisers Hyderabad pulled off a four-run win over Royal Challengers Bangalore on Wednesday for its only third victory in this season’s Indian Premier League.
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Chennai Super Kings moved to the top of the Indian Premier League points table on Friday with a convincing six-wicket victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Chennai won a sandstorm-delayed toss and chose to field at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, restricting Bangalore to 156-6 despite a promising start for Virat Kohli's team.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kolkata Knight Riders spoiled Virat Kohli’s 200th appearance for Royal Challengers Bangalore in an emphatic nine-wicket victory in the Indian Premier League on Monday.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Virat Kohli will step down as captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore at the end of this season's Indian Premier League.
Kohli had already announced he will relinquish the captaincy of India in the Twenty20 format after the T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates in October and November.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Virat Kohli will step down from his role as the captain of India's Twenty20 team after this year's World Cup.
Kohli said in a statement on Twitter on Thursday he wanted to “give myself space” to keep on leading India's test and ODI teams.
England’s vice-captain is back in the team. India’s vice-captain could be out.
England’s premier fast bowler could be in need of a rest at the end of a long, hard series. India is likely weighing up a similar decision about its star paceman.
LONDON (AP) — Jasprit Bumrah knew it was his time, and India captain Virat Kohli wasn’t going to stand in his way.
England’s brittle batting lineup was beginning to creak soon after lunch on day five of a riveting fourth test at the Oval, so Bumrah seized the opportunity.
A self-ascribed YouTube prankster interrupted play for a third time in the test series between England and India when he slipped past stewards and ran onto the field before colliding with a player at the Oval on Friday.
LEEDS, England (AP) — England ripped through India for 78 — its ninth lowest total in test cricket — before putting on the team’s highest opening stand of the summer to take complete control of the third test after Day 1 at Headingley.
LONDON (AP) — KL Rahul scored his sixth test century as India responded to being put into bat in challenging conditions at Lord's by compiling 276-3 on Day 1 of the second test against England on Thursday.
CHENNAI, India (AP) — Royal Challengers Bangalore remarkably defended 149 runs successfully against Sunrisers Hyderabad and won their Indian Premier League contest by six runs on Wednesday...
CENTURION, South Africa (AP) — Babar Azam hit a sensational 122 from 59 balls to lead Pakistan to 205-1 for a resounding nine-wicket win over South Africa and a 2-1 lead in their Twenty20 series on Wednesday...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Virat Kohli’s 41-month reign as cricket’s leading batsman in the one-day format is over...
CHENNAI, India (AP) — Harshal Patel took 5-27 and hit the winning run off the last ball as Royal Challengers Bangalore beat the defending champion Mumbai Indians by two wickets in the opening match of the Indian Premier League on Friday...
CHENNAI, India (AP) — England inflicted on India its first home loss in four years by overwhelming the host on the last day of the first test and winning by 227 runs on Tuesday...
NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s cricket tour to Australia is closer to being formalized with selectors picking squads for a four-test series and the one-day and Twenty20 limited-overs formats...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In the original concept, it was a made-for-television event.
And that will prove to be a good thing for the Indian Premier League, the lucrative Twenty20 cricket competition that has been delayed several months...