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Delhi Court posts DDCA's defamation case against Kirti Azad and Arvind Kejriwal for Feb 23
Delhi Court posts DDCA's defamation case against Kirti Azad and Arvind Kejriwal for Feb 23

Kirti Azad had levelled some serious accusations of corruption against the DDCA.A court in New Delhi on Monday posted for February 23 a criminal defamation complaint against state Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and BJP's suspended parliamentarian Kirti Azad filed by the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) and its vice-president Chetan Chauhan.Metropolitan Magistrate Jagminder Singh fixed February 23 for consideration of the defamati

Feb 8 2016
Narsingh Deonarine praises retired West Indies legend Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Narsingh Deonarine praises retired West Indies legend Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Chanderpaul played 164 Tests and scored 11.867 runs for West Indies.Trinidad and Tobago Red Force batsman Narsingh Deonarine has praised the recently retired Shivnarine Chanderpaul as a cricketer with great intellect and humility, and who was always willing to help younger players.The 41-year-old Chanderpaul announced his retirement from international cricket two weeks ago following a stellar 164-Test career which yielded 11,867 runs, reports CMC

Feb 8 2016
Five instances of pre-match comments backfiring
Five instances of pre-match comments backfiring

From AB de Villiers’ jibe against the English bowlers a couple weeks ago, to a more infamous and historically etched incident in Tony Greig’s ‘Grovel’ remark, this slideshow is a compilation of iconic instances of pre-match comments by players or administrators backfiring, sometimes, in rather embarrassing ways. 

Feb 8 2016
Andrew Flintoff says he played for England while drunk, also got a Test century
Andrew Flintoff says he played for England while drunk, also got a Test century

Andrew Flintoff admits that he scored his second Test hundred while being drunkFormer England cricketer Andrew Flintoff has admitted that he played Test cricket for his nation while being under the influence of alcohol. The former Three Lions all-rounder not only played international cricket while being drunk also revealed that he scored a Test hundred while drunk.I was drunk when I ended up getting my second test century The flamboyant cric

Feb 8 2016
Former Team India manager denies that he claimed India-England Test was fixed
Former Team India manager denies that he claimed India-England Test was fixed

MS Dhoni and Sunil DevSunil Dev, the former DDCA secretary whose statements had come out accusing the Indian team to have engaged in match-fixing in the 2014 Test against England in Manchester, according to a sting operation carried out by a Hindi daily Sun Star, has now come out in vociferous denial of any such allegations.Dev, who was the manager of the Indian team on the 2014 England tour, told TOI on Sunday, "It is all rubbish. I am plan

Reports: Former Team India manager claims that the 2014 India-England Test in Manchester was fixed
Reports: Former Team India manager claims that the 2014 India-England Test in Manchester was fixed

The 2014 Manchester Test has come under the glare – is it a scandal starting to break?There has been a startling allegation brought against India captain MS Dhoni by a former India team manager. Sunil Dev, who was with the team in the official capacity on the 2014 tour of England, has claimed that the Manchester Test was fixed, and there were some peculiar decisions taken in the other matches on that tour as well."Given the conditions

Feb 8 2016
Down the memory lane: Remembering Anil Kumble's perfect ten at the Kotla
Down the memory lane: Remembering Anil Kumble's perfect ten at the Kotla

On this day, Anil Kumble became the second player in the history of Test cricket to take all 10 wickets in an innings.Before February 7th, 1999 not many Indians would have heard about Jim Laker. But a certain turn of events on that foggy day in India’s capital New Delhi, meant that Laker was now a household name and a new phrase- perfect 10- was a part of the vocabulary of an Indian cricket fan. The protagonist of this event

Feb 7 2016
10 instances when Indian cricketers made opponents deeply regret sledging them
10 instances when Indian cricketers made opponents deeply regret sledging them

Sledging has been an integral part of the game since ages and has only increased as time has passed on. It is a tactic commonly used by the bowling side to get under the skin of the opposition batsmen and push them into losing their wicket. However, this iconic tactic, of which the Australian cricket team are pioneers, has ended up backfiring on several occasions and has led to dire consequences for teams using it. A number of such instances hav

Feb 4 2016
Ganguly praises Dhoni's ability to remain calm at all times
Ganguly praises Dhoni's ability to remain calm at all times

Sourav Ganguly (L) was all praise for Dhoni's (R) calm natureFormer Indian captain, Sourav Ganguly showered praise on India's limited-overs captain MS Dhoni's ability to remain calm and composed during pressure situations in a match. Ganguly also appreciated Dhoni's reaction to criticism, something that the former captain believes Dhoni mastered over the years.Dhoni's major strength when on the pitch is his calm demeanour t&rd

Feb 3 2016
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