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Mithali Raj hits career-best knock but India lose 3rd ODI to Sri Lanka

Mithali Raj hits career-best knock but India lose 3rd ODI to Sri Lanka

Skipper Mithali Raj’s career-best knock of 125 not out went in vain as Sri Lanka women shocked India women by three wickets in the inconsequential third and final One-day International, in Katunayake on Sunday. India had already sealed the series by winning the first two ODIs but in the 3rd match they could not defend […]

Chennai Super Kings remain a people driven outfit

Chennai Super Kings remain a people driven outfit

CHENNAI: Nine seasons, seven finals and three titles – CSK can easily be rechristened Consistent Super Kings. The consistency factor stems from the team management’s belief in sticking to the tried-and-tested formula as they made their way back to the tournament after a two-year hiatus. Their first move was to retain the talismanic MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Ravindra […]

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: South African collapse leaves India target of 208

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: South African collapse leaves India target of 208

NEW DELHI: India’s fast bowlers, led by Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah, have put India in the remarkable position from where they can win the series opener against South Africa in Cape Town. India’s target, following some excellent bowling from Shami, who is one shy of 100 wickets, and the debutant Bumrah, is 208 with five sessions left […]

India vs New Zealand: Hosts Canter To 53-Run Win In Ashish Nehra’s Farewell Match

India vs New Zealand: Hosts Canter To 53-Run Win In Ashish Nehra’s Farewell Match

India on Wednesday gave a fitting farewell gift to Ashish Nehra by outclassing New Zealand by 53 runs in the first Twenty20 match at Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi. The hosts also recorded their first ever T20 win against Kiwis in six outings. Riding on Shikhar Dhawan (80)  and Rohit Sharma’s (80) blazing innings and […]

Cricket 2017 Kicks Off!

Cricket 2017 Kicks Off!

HOUSTON: With the warmer than usual Winter, youth cricket season in Greater Houston area has started off with all 4 clubs conducting their opening day in January. These clubs are KYC & ECC in Katy Area, NWCC in North West Houston and SLYCC in greater Southwest Houston areas. More than fifty children under the age […]

Carlos Brathwaite’s stunning sixes seal West Indies triumph over England, second World T20 title

Carlos Brathwaite’s stunning sixes seal West Indies triumph over England, second World T20 title

West Indies had never batted first in this tournament going into the final. Neither had skipper Darren Sammy lost a toss for a record nine matches before this. And what a match to get both right again! But since this was the World Twenty20 final, it couldn’t have been that easy. Partly due to Joe […]

Manager calls Afridi an ‘absolutely clueless’ captain

Manager calls Afridi an ‘absolutely clueless’ captain

MUMBAI: Pakistan cricket team manager Intikhab Alam criticized Shahid Afridi following the side’s early exit at the World Twenty20, saying the captain had no idea what he was doing. Pakistan was knocked out of the tournament after losing three of its four group matches, including a loss to rival India. “A captain in his farewell […]

World T20: India beat Aussies by 6 wickets to Kohli-fy for semis

World T20: India beat Aussies by 6 wickets to Kohli-fy for semis

Every time India have stumbled into trouble this season, they have looked up to one man — Virat Kohli. On Sunday night, his magnificent form and sheer determination once again carried India past some doubts and plenty of pressure as the hosts beat Australia to seal their World Twenty20 semi-final berth. India’s master of chases […]

Ashwin spins India to series victory over Sri Lanka

Ashwin spins India to series victory over Sri Lanka

India, who became the top-ranked team in Twenty20 internationals after whitewashing Australia 3-0 at Down Under last month, held on to their numero uno status with 2-1 series victory over Sri Lanka. India defeated Sri Lanka in the third and final match by nine wickets at ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam on Sunday. Chasing a […]

A Cricket Treat for Diwali Worth Waiting a Generation For!

A Cricket Treat for Diwali  Worth Waiting a Generation For!

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: The general take was, “They can’t be serious! Its Diwali night! Who in their right mind is going to show up for a cricket game?” But the promoters may have had the last call on this after all as Minute Maid Park downtown had about 12,000 people in the bleachers on […]

110 Houston Kids Enjoy Triggers Colts Cricket’s Winter League

HOUSTON: Triggers Cricket Club (TCC), a Houston-based non-profit organization, took initiative aimed at giving young children an opportunity to formally learn and play cricket in a fun-loving environment of camaraderie, respect and sportsmanship. In May 2014, TCC, in partnership with sponsors and in association with local youth cricket clubs, created a platform for youth to […]

TCC Taped Ball Tournament Fall 2014: Spartans Winners, SLCC Runners Up

HOUSTON: It was a perfect game of Finals (10/18/2014) to end another highly competitive tournament with 18 participating teams. Spartans won the toss and elected to bat first. Spartans openers Manne (29) and Kaushik (20) gave a great start and added 36 runs in 4 mandatory power play overs. Srini joined Manne and both of […]

Women’s Cricket Club

Women’s Cricket Club

SUGAR LAND: Women’s Cricket Cup II took place in New Territory, in August. With a “Best of Three” format tournament, the two participating teams were Team Pink and Team Blue. On Saturday the Women played and two of the three games came down to the last ball. Very exciting performances were seen all around. The tournament standings: 1st Place […]