Sachin Tendulkar Lauds Team India for Winning Blind World Cup

  New Delhi: Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has lauded Team India for lifting their second Blind World Cup title on Saturday. India edged Pakistan by two wickets to successfully defend their title and become only the second team to win two world cups in the history of the game.Sachin took to social media to laud […]

Stokes, Gayle, Ashwin, Dhawan part of marquee set

  Ben Stokes, Mitchell Starc, Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, Yuvraj Singh, R Ashwin, Gautam Gambhir, Shikhar Dhawan and Glenn Maxwell are part of two sets of marquee players that will kick-off the IPL auction, which begins on January 27 in Bangalore. The auction will be a two-day exercise with a total of 578 players featuring […]

Kohli and Smith win big at ICC awards

  India’s Virat Kohli hit a windfall at the ICC awards after being named both cricketer and captain of the year. He also regained a trophy he had won for the first time in 2012 as he was named ODI player of the year as well. The corresponding prize for Test cricket went to Australia’s […]

Stokes ‘delighted’ to be able to resume England ‘honour’

  Ben Stokes has expressed his delight at being able to resume the “honour” of playing for England after he was made available for selection, following a meeting of the ECB Board, despite being charged with affray on Monday in relation to the incident outside a Bristol nightclub on September 25. Stokes, who was charged […]

Rohit’s defensive skills letting him down in Tests: Dean Jones

  NEW DELHI: Former Australia batsman Dean Jones feels Rohit Sharma’s rare talent is undisputed but his defensive skills are letting him down in Test cricket. Barring captain Virat Kohli, none of the specialist Indian batsmen could negotiate the potent South Africa pace attack in the two Tests that the visitors lost to concede the […]

Finch urges Australian batsmen to improve

  “The execution isn’t always the main issue. It’s sometimes the thought process” – Finch. © Getty Aaron Finch, the in-form opener, has implored Australia’s maligned batting order to improve ahead of a crucial second game of the One-Day International (ODI) series against England on Friday (January 19). Australia posted a seemingly imposing 304-8 in […]

HOW ALEXIS WENT TO WAR WITH ARSENAL OVER TRANSFER NIGHTMARE

  The Chilean’s frustrations have boiled over into arguments with team-mates and his imminent exit has been a long time coming On July 10, 2014, Arsenal announced the signing of 25-year-old Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona for a fee in the region of £35 million. In the same transfer window, Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas joined […]

Lyon bids for World Cup spinner’s berth

  Nathan Lyon is looming as a contender for an Australian World Cup berth as the hosts consider the need for more dangerous wicket-taking options through the middle of an ODI innings. Much as the captain Steven Smith has admitted Australia must consider following England’s unbridled batting example after their record chase at the MCG, […]