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Australia's George Bailey dismisses reports of T20 retirement
Australia's George Bailey dismisses reports of T20 retirement

Bailey hopes to feature at the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 to be held in India  Australian middle-order batsman George Bailey has dismissed reports of his retirement from international T20 cricket, Cricket Australia confirmed on their official website. Bailey who has not played for Australia in the format for more than a year insists that he will continue his push for an inclusion in the squad for the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 tournament

Sep 1 2015
10 cricketers of Indian origin who will be playing the 2016 T20 World Cup
10 cricketers of Indian origin who will be playing the 2016 T20 World Cup

As the current year reaches the end of its middle third, preparations have already begun for the major event that will take place next year - the ICC T20 World Cup. Set to be hosted for the first time in India, it is one of the most expected sports events of 2016. After being hosted by South Africa, England and West Indies, the T20 World Cup finally set foot inside the subcontinent as Sri Lanka hosted it in 2014. Now, it all set to come back to I

Aug 26 2015
10 Times Cricketers Made Their Fans Smile
10 Times Cricketers Made Their Fans Smile

The game of cricket portrays emotions in a beautiful canvas. The reactions of each team that plays the game is mirrored by its fans on a huge scale. Cricketers have immense potential to draw out emotions from the spectators of the sport, and their actions can make the entire world beam with joy, be it a cheeky gesture on-field, a witty remark during the presentation ceremony, a show of sportsmanship, or even an expressive celebration.

Aug 25 2015
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
AB de Villiers to keep wickets in T20s for South Africa
AB de Villiers to keep wickets in T20s for South Africa

ABD is set to keep wickets again With Quinton de Kock out of the side, AB de Villiers will keep wickets again in the shorter format of the game, reports ESPNcricinfo . He had to resume keeping after Boucher retired from both ODI’s and Tests. He eventually took over captaincy, and it was too much to handle coupled with the responsibility of keeping. ABD, as we know can do anything and everything on the field, but his chronic

Ireland's Alex Cusack announces retirement
Ireland's Alex Cusack announces retirement

Alex Cusack is one of Ireland’s best ever all-rounders Alex Cusack, the 34-year-old Ireland international of Australian origin, is all set to retire. He planned to retire after the World Cup in March, where he bowled brilliantly to for a four for against Zimbabwe in a match winning cause, but had decided then to help Ireland qualify for the World T20 in India next year. Cusack, a right-handed all-rounder, played 59 ODIs and has taken

Aug 14 2015
10 players we would love to see in the 2016 T20 World Cup
10 players we would love to see in the 2016 T20 World Cup

Quite a lot of teams have already started planning earnestly for the ICC World T20 next year. From deciding their ideal bowling combinations to testing out the batting order in the T20 matches scheduled leading up to the World Cup, preparations seem to be in the full swing. But at the same time, every cricket fan has a personal list of players that he adores and follows. There are quite a lot of brilliant and explosive players we would love to s

Aug 12 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
Tracing the origins of T20 cricket
Tracing the origins of T20 cricket

AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle during IPL 2015 1877 and 1971. Two random years. No connection between them, nothing at all. Except one little thing. These are the years which gave birth to the the first two formats of a sport called Cricket. 1877 was when Test Cricket started. There were only two teams playing it back then, England and Australia. As time progressed, other teams started coming onto the International scene. West Indies c

Aug 5 2015
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