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Sensational Shubman behind India’s 3-0 victory

By Kersi Meher-Homji India’s young batter Shubman Gill scored 245 runs at an excellent average of 122.5 in the three ODIs against Zimbabwe at Harare. He followed up his unbeaten 82 in the first match with 33 in the second and 130 in the third and final ODI last night. India won the first ODI […]

Indian women beat England to enter the Commonwealth Games cricket final

By Kersi Meher-Homji A medal is certain for the Indian women’s cricket team at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. If they beat Australia in the final, they will wear gold medals. If they lose they will have to be satisfied wearing silver medals. So let’s congratulate the Indian team led boldly by Harmanpreet Kaur. They beat […]

Indian women qualify for Commonwealth Games semi-final

By Kersi Meher-Homji Thanks to Jemimah Rodrigues’s fluent and unbeaten 56 and Renuka Singh’s deadly bowling Indian women routed Barbados women by 100 runs to qualify for the semi-final in Group A of the Commonwealth Games held in Birmingham. First round. Indian women had started this tournament on the wrong foot by losing to Australia […]

Suryakumar’s ferocious hitting enables India to beat West Indies comfortably

By Kersi Meher-Homji Both India’s women’s and men’s teams are engaged in crucial games. At the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham tonight Indian women have to beat Barbados women to qualify for the semi-final. The Indian women lost narrowly to Australia last week but came back with gusto to beat Pakistan women. Now to the Indian […]

Indian women to meet Australian women at Commonwealth Games

By Kersi Meher-Homji The Indian men’s team beat the West Indians 3-0 in the One Day Internationals (ODIs) at Port of Spain yesterday. Now their female counterparts are all ready to take on the Aussie girls at the Commonwealth Games today at Birmingham. What the Aussies fear most is facing the Indian spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad. […]

Whatever the Windies can do, India can do it better

By Kersi Meher-Homji  The first two One Day Internationals (ODIs) between India and the West Indies in Port of Spain, West Indies, have been thrillers with India emerging winners by the narrowest of margins. India won the first ODI by three runs and the second one by two wickets with just two balls to spare. […]

Disney Star will broadcast Australian Cricket in India

Here is good news for cricket lovers across Indian subcontinent and Asia. A media release from Cricket Australia (CA) says that it is delighted to announce a new association with Disney Star (owned by The Walt Disney Company) to broadcast Australian cricket throughout India and other territories across Asia. The seven-year deal commencing in 2023-24 will […]

Fantastic batsmen Pant and Pandya lead India to series victory

By Kersi Meher-Homji  Rishabh Pant’s unbeaten and magnificent 125 runs off only 113 balls was fantastic to watch. His heart-lifting innings included 16 glorious fours and two sixes. At the end he smashed five fours in five balls off fast bowler David Willey. Sheer magic! This was his first century in One Day Internationals (ODI) […]

Bumrah and Sharma slaughter England

By Kersi Meher-Homji It was indeed a slaughter. On her home ground, The Oval in London, a full strength England was slaughtered by India in the first One Day International (ODI) last night. India triumphed by 10 wickets with 188 balls in hand. The hero for India was her fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah who took […]

Rishab Pant rises in Sydney harbour ‘This is the Big Time’ Campaign to promote ICC Men’s T20 World Cup (16 October – 13 November)

With less than 100 days-to-go until the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia, the third and final instalment of the ‘This is the Big Time’ television campaign series has been released featuring India superstar, Rishabh Pant.The larger-than-life concept matches the scale of the event, the largest global sporting event to be held in Australia […]

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