If you look at the victorious Indian squad from the 2011 World Cup, only 2 (Test captain Virat Kohli and offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin) are currently in the first XI in all three formats. Ashwin has become the premier spinner in the country, and Kohli is arguably India’s best all-round batsman across the three formats. The first thing to do is to look at India’s 2011 World Cup squad. MS Dhoni, Virender Sehwag, Ravichandran As
Playing professional cricket and representing a billion desires can often be a tiring job. As expected, the Indian players often indulge in banter and play pranks on each other to lighten the mood inside the dressing room. Not every such incident is funny however. Passion and ambition often get the better of player's emotions and the atmosphere inside the dressing room becomes heated up. Here are a few unknown stories from the Indian d
File picture of the World Cup 2015 match between India and Pakistan Cricket is more than just a game whenever India and Pakistan play each other. Office goers take offs, students bunk classes, two nations come to still. The history behind two neighbouring countries make it even more intense for the people watching the game live on their television sets. But what if the match, which is suppose to be intense, heartbreaking, nail-biting,
Van Vuuren has represented Namibia at both Cricket and Rugby World Cups Rudie van Vuuren is a Namibian physician and devoted environmentalist. A resident of Windhoek, the capital of the African country, has initiated a number of programs which aim at preserving the environment and the betterment of some indigenous African communities and animals. All that sounds good, but what make his achievements even more admirable is when you consider t
Eoin Morgan leading from the front since World Cup 2015 Many wondered if the early exit of England in 2015 World Cup marked the beginning of the demise of England in the ODIs. Seeing England perform the way they did in the World Cup was a scary prospect not only for England but for world cricket. There was no passion or aggression, they were scared to take risks, and to be bold. But defeating the world cup runners-up, new Zealand, in
To err is human. And in spite of the fact that successful cricket captains are celebrated across the world as something more, they too, at the end of the day, are mortals, completely capable of committing mistakes. That their blunders are often forgotten in the face of their myriad achievements is a welcome thing, for it takes only one single lapse of judgment to create a window of opportunity for the opponent to turn the tables.
Tendulkar played a pivotal role in India winning the 2011 World Cup at home Indian Maestro Sachin Tendulkar has finally spoken about his special diet which he had followed during the 2011 World Cup in India. The World Cup winner revealed that he had to survive only on boiled food for months before the start of the mega-event, in order to be healthy and fit, reports IANS. The legendary cricketer, who had reached his 50th Test Ton
Kapil Dev and Sachin Tendulkar during the former coaching stint with Team India in 1999 Kapil Dev, India’s 1983 World Cup-winning captain, has asserted that Sachin Tendulkar never could realise his full potential as a batsman because he had been bogged down by the Bombay school of cricket, according to Khaleej Times. “Don't get me wrong, but I think Sachin didn't do justice to his talent. I always thought he could have