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Why the series win over Sri Lanka is very special for Team India
Why the series win over Sri Lanka is very special for Team India

India won the three-Test series against Sri Lanka 2-1 India has won a Test series overseas finally. A long wait of 22 years for a series victory in Sri Lanka has also ended. Virat Kohli led the side wonderfully well as India outplayed Sri Lanka in all the departments to clinch the series 2-1. It was a special triumph in more ways than one. India last won a Test match 13 months ago against England at Lord’s, since when they have playe

Sep 2 2015
India's dominance over Sri Lanka in numbers
India's dominance over Sri Lanka in numbers

India won the Test series against Sri Lanka 2-1 India recorded their first away Test series victory since 2011 by beating Sri Lanka by 117 runs in the third and final Test. Cheteshawar Pujara was awarded the Man of the Match for his unbeaten knock of 145 in the first innings while Ravichandran Ashwin picked up the Man of the Series award after he claimed 21 wickets in the three Test matches. India were undoubtedly the dominant team in

Sep 2 2015
Is it the end of the road for Harbhajan Singh?
Is it the end of the road for Harbhajan Singh?

Harbhajan Singh made his comeback to the Indian team in the one-off Test against Bangladesh recently Harbhajan Singh – one of India’s biggest ever match winners, leading wicket taker in the world amongst the bowlers playing Tests currently, the catalyst in India’s victory on numerous occasions – A number of superlatives have been used to describe him over the years. Once a permanent fixture in the side in every forma

Sep 2 2015
Sri Lanka vs India: Thrilling series win, but more questions than answers
Sri Lanka vs India: Thrilling series win, but more questions than answers

Indian captain Virat Kohli (C) celebrates victory with teammates at close of play on the final day of the third and final Test  Virat Kohli & Ravi Shastri’s much (self) touted aggressive India have won a series in Sri Lanka after 22 years.  While the hosts are deep into a rebuilding process, the win is moderately credible as India too are rebuilding. To put it in perspective, Pakistan recently beat the Lankans in the isla

Sep 1 2015
10 things you should know about Gundappa Viswanath
10 things you should know about Gundappa Viswanath

Gundappa Vishwanath  Very few batsmen have shown their wizardry with the willow, the way Gundappa Viswanath has. He emphasized timing rather than power and his elegant square cuts and wristy shots translated into poetry at the crease.   Making his debut in 1969 against Australia, he went on to play 91 Test matches, scoring 6080 runs for India. If anyone could come close to his artistry, it was the Hyderabadi duo of Mohd. Azha

Sairaj Bahutule: Indian domestic cricket legend who couldn't succeed at the international level
Sairaj Bahutule: Indian domestic cricket legend who couldn't succeed at the international level

Sairaj Bahutule was as one of the premier all-rounders in the domestic circuit for close to twenty years The life of a budding cricketer has more ups and downs than your average Bollywood script. The harsh realities of failure directly contrast the sweet feeling of success and seldom is the road to the international level a bed of roses. The Indian team has had the fortune of witnessing a golden era, a timeline involving many great cricket

Sep 1 2015
MS Dhoni urges NRI's to continue supporting Team India
MS Dhoni urges NRI's to continue supporting Team India

MS Dhoni and Sakshi were in the US last Sunday performing a puja at the Siddhivinayak Temple   MS Dhoni has urged the Indian diaspora in the US to keep supporting team India as they undergo changes after the retirement of Dhoni from Tests, reported sports.ndtv.com. Dhoni was in New Jersey to perform a puja at the Siddhivinayak Temple which is set to open at the end of this year for the public. Dhoni, who normally doesn’t mak

Aug 31 2015
Instances of two wicketkeepers making their debut in the same match
Instances of two wicketkeepers making their debut in the same match

Naman Ojha and Kusal Perera (not in picture) made debut in the third Test between Sri Lanka and India  In the third Test between India and Sri Lanka played at Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) in Colombo both the teams bring in players who are making their debut in Tests and they are the wicketkeepers as well. For Sri Lanka, as Kumar Sangakkara has retired after the second Test, he is replaced by Kusal Perera. They do have their wicketkeeper-

Aug 31 2015