Give trio space: Sachin

A day after saying that Cricket Australia's sanctions on the trio guilty of ball tampering was "the right decision", Sachin Tendulkar has said that the players should be given some space considering the tough times they are going through.
Our Bureau Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Tearful Australia coach Lehmann quits over cheat scandal

Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann announced Thursday he would quit after the fourth and final test against South Africa, citing the emotional stress of the ball-tampering scandal.
Mar 29, 2018 20:20 IST

Tearful Steve Smith apologizes for ball-tampering scandal

For former Australia cricket captain Steve Smith, it was reality television at its most heart-wrenchingly real.
Mar 29, 2018 17:00 IST

Tamper hammer blow

Cricket Australia has banned the ball-tampering lynchpins for a year, ruled out or curtailed future leadership roles and ordered them to complete 100 hours of community work.
Mar 29, 2018 00:00 IST

David culprit No.1, findings portray Steve poorly as well

The Big News to come out of Melbourne, where Cricket Australia (CA) is headquartered, wasn't that one-year bans had been handed out to Steve Smith and David Warner or that Cameron Bancroft would be out for nine months, but that Warner won't ever again be considered for the captaincy.
Lokendra Pratap Sahi Mar 29, 2018 00:00 IST

BCCI too goes the CA way, bans duo

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has banned the Australian duo of Steve Smith and David Warner from IPL 2018.
Our Bureau & Agencies Mar 29, 2018 00:00 IST

Sachin: Right decision

While there will be debates on whether Cricket Australia's sanctions on the disgraced trio - Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft - are appropriate or not, icon Sachin Tendulkar has termed the Australian's Board's step as the "right decision".
Our Bureau Mar 29, 2018 00:00 IST

Point by point CA nails trio

Cricket Australia (CA), on Wednesday, came down heavily on the ball-tampering-tainted trio of Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft, handing out sanctions of various degrees.
Mar 29, 2018 00:00 IST

Spain thrash Argentina 6-1

Isco scored a hat-trick as Spain hammered an Argentina side without Lionel Messi 6-1 in a friendly, while Brazil defeated Germany 1-0 in their first meeting since the 2014 World Cup.
Mar 29, 2018 00:00 IST

We need to improve, says Kroos

Defeat by Brazil in Tuesday's international friendly highlighted Germany's need for sharp improvement ahead of the World Cup in June and players would be wise not to believe the hype created around the world champions, midfielder Toni Kroos warned.
Mar 29, 2018 00:00 IST

Wanted to prove a point to Zidane, says Isco

After scoring a hat-trick for Spain in their 6-1 demolition of Argentina on Tuesday, Isco hit out over his lack of playing time at Real Madrid and took a thinly veiled swipe at his club coach Zinedine Zidane.
Mar 29, 2018 00:00 IST


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