Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Shami threatened by local youths in Kolkata

A group of young men allegedly threatened and tried to barge into Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami’s residence in South Kolkata’s Katjunagar after an altercation, as per media reports on Monday. The incident occured on Saturday night when the 27-year old was returning home with his wife. Shami’s driver was allegedly driving too fast and nearly collided with a local’s motorbike which was kept meters away from the pacer’s residence,

Mohammed Shami's father says family is in danger

The controversy involving Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami’s brother Mohammad Haseeb’s arrest, has taken another turn. Their father Tauseef Ahmad has claimed that his family is “danger” and the controversial issue of ‘cow slaughter’ is being used to target them. Shami’s brother Haseeb was arrested – later released on bail – for allegedly assaulting a police officer and pressuring cops to release a few men arrested on charges of cow slaughter.

Amit Mishra included as third spinner in Team India squad for Sri Lanka Tests

Leg-spinner Amit Mishra Wednesday staged a comeback into the national Test side after a gap of four years while veteran Harbhajan Singh retained his place in the 15-member squad for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka. Barring 32-year-old Mishra’s inclusion, there were no major surprise in the team with the selectors retaining as many as 14 players, who had toured Bangladesh for the one-off Test early this month. Leg-spinner Sharma

England crush India by 266 runs to level series 1-1

Needing to bat out the whole day with six wickets in hand in order to save the match, Indian batting crumbled in the first session itself getting bundled out for a meagre 178 in 66.4 overs in a completely lopsided contest at the Ageas Bowl. It was one of the biggest defeats for India in terms of runs on English soil but not their worst, having lost a Test match

Ishant Sharma bowls India to historic Lord's win

Ishant Sharma claimed seven wickets to bowl India to a 95-run victory over England in the second test at Lord’s on Monday, their first overseas win since 2011. India’s second victory at the home of cricket and first since 1986 continued England’s miserable year after series defeats by Australia and Sri Lanka. Resuming at 105 for four in pursuit of 319, Joe Root and Moeen Ali survived until the final

Ravichandran Ashwin is world's best all-rounder

India cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin has achieved the No 1 position in the ICC Test all-rounder rankings after a stellar performance in the Kolkata match against the West Indies which India won by an innings and 51 runs. Ashwin scored 124, his second century, and recorded match figures of 5-98 from 40 overs with 11 maidens. With his performance, he not only improved his batting and bowling rankings but also leapfrogged