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Kumar Sangakkara's Test career in pictures
Kumar Sangakkara's Test career in pictures

Thank You Sanga! Kumar Sangakkara’s international career came to an end at Colombo on Monday, with the culmination of the second Test against India. Sri Lanka’s greatest ever batsman failed to produce one final epic knock to save his side from defeat as he has so often done in the past, but that will not take any shine away from this elegant batsman’s glorious Test career. The 37-year-olds signs off from the Test arena as

Aug 24 2015
10 most heartbreaking moments in Cricket history
10 most heartbreaking moments in Cricket history

Sports, in many ways, mirrors reality television. Emotions run high, and the desire to succeed burns like a flame in the minds of players. Cricket is by no means an exception, and with the extent of hard work and determination that players show on the field, coming in at second place is no compensation. The level of competitiveness in professional sports reaches great heights, and when both sides give their all, end up as the second-best, i

Aug 22 2015
5 reasons why kabaddi can rival cricket for popularity in India
5 reasons why kabaddi can rival cricket for popularity in India

Cricket has been India’s most popular sport for the past few decades. Despite not being the national sport, the game between a bat and a ball played over a pitch of 22 yards enjoys mass popularity and has become a cult religion for Indians. The players playing the sport are considered no less than Gods while prayers are offered before every major match or tournament. However, despite all of its virtues, cricket can’t be called India&

Aug 22 2015
5 modern day cricket legends who prematurely resigned from captaincy
5 modern day cricket legends who prematurely resigned from captaincy

In the modern day cricket era, we have been lucky to witness some very young and immensely talented cricketers who shone throughout their careers and entertained the fraternity in their own unique ways. Some of them came through the ranks of disciplined, textbook cricket and served their nations with their solid and secure presence on the field, while others took the game to another level by their sheer aggressive approach and audacity to p

Aug 18 2015
The 15 most iconic images in Cricket history
The 15 most iconic images in Cricket history

From a game played solely among the English elite as early as in the sixteenth century, the game of cricket has come a long way and is followed by millions of fans all over the world. In a sport as old and popular as cricket, there are certainly bound to be hundreds of moments that have captured a permanent spot in the hearts of people world over. After all, nine slips for a batsman, and aluminium bats aren't a very common sight in cric

Javed Miandad blames gambling and lack of administration for destroying Pakistan cricket
Javed Miandad blames gambling and lack of administration for destroying Pakistan cricket

Miandad was twice relieved of his duties as Pakistan coach amidst rumours of match-fixing and gambling reports Former Pakistan cricketer Javed Miandad said that the lack of a proper administrative system and gambling are destroying cricket in the country, NDTV reports. He also claimed that present chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Shaharyar Khan, was not the right man for the job.  “In our days, there was no match-fi

Aug 13 2015
Former Australian coach John Buchanan accuses Michael Clarke of disrespecting baggy green culture
Former Australian coach John Buchanan accuses Michael Clarke of disrespecting baggy green culture

Clarke has really had a difficult week Former Australian coach John Buchanan has criticised outgoing Test skipper Michael Clarke for not paying respect to the baggy green culture, ESPNCricinfo reports. The 62-year-old thus joined the likes of former players Andrew Symonds and Matthew Hayden who have been, in the midst of all the tributes pouring in for one of Australia’s greatest Test batsmen, having a different say on the matter. Bu

Aug 11 2015
5 best Indian ODI Debuts
5 best Indian ODI Debuts

India has always produced quality cricketers who have taken the cricketing world by storm in the past. The trend seems to continue with many talented youngsters piling up excellent performances in a bid to don the national colours as soon as possible. While every aspiring cricketer's dream is to 'Bleed Blue' atleast once in his or her lifetime, there are a few who managed to show their mettle in their very first outing. Here is a list

Aug 8 2015