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Interview with Manoj Tiwary:
Interview with Manoj Tiwary: "If opportunity comes, I am ready for it"

Manoj Tiwary celebrates scoring a century for India against West Indies in 2011 Indian cricket’s unlucky one, injury’s favorite child or perennially benched. There are many ways that Manoj Tiwary is described by those who know little about the competitiveness in the Indian cricketing circle. But for those who know the game, and know what it takes to reach the top – Tiwary is the epitome of toughness. From the str

May 19 2015
RCB all-rounder Wiese praises Kohli's leadership skills
RCB all-rounder Wiese praises Kohli's leadership skills

Wiese called Kohli a forward thinking captain Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) all-rounder David Wiese on Saturday heaped praise on skipper Virat Kohli for his leadership qualities, describing him as a forward thinking captain who trusts his guts and goes by his instincts. RCB face home side Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here on Sunday. "I think Virat has been an outstanding captain.

May 9 2015
Special needs children earn the unique chance to meet RCB heroes
Special needs children earn the unique chance to meet RCB heroes

Badrinath enjoying a happy conversation with the Poster Baby of Tamahar On their day off, the Royal Challengers Bangalore spent time with children with special needs from the Tamahar Foundation, in the first of the team’s community initiatives this season. With the children absolutely delighted witnessing the players at first, they were completely captivated while indulging in some interactive catching, batting and bowling skills. It

May 2 2015
7 Indian internationals who are yet to play this IPL
7 Indian internationals who are yet to play this IPL

Every franchise in the Indian Premier League (IPL) is built around its Indian stars, who form the crux of the team and play a big role in the fortunes of the team. These players have played for India at the international level and are used to the pressure that is associated with the IPL. Since teams need to have 7 Indian players in their line-up, they prefer to have as many experienced Indian players as possible. It was believed that franchisees

May 2 2015
How a loan system could greatly benefit the IPL
How a loan system could greatly benefit the IPL

The IPL is one of the biggest sports leagues in the world The Indian Premier League (IPL) is the most watched T20 tournament in the world and its commercial success is improving every year, with a recent report stating that viewership has increased by 41% over the previous year. As the tournament evolves, one thing which has not changed much is the way in which franchisees can acquire players. There are two ways by which teams can select&nb

Match referee Javagal Srinath denies knowledge of scuffle between Robin Uthappa and Sarfaraz Khan
Match referee Javagal Srinath denies knowledge of scuffle between Robin Uthappa and Sarfaraz Khan

Javagal Srinath Responding to questions about the reported altercation between a Kolkata Knight Riders player and a Royal Challengers Bangalore player, match referee Javagal Srinath said that no team had lodged a complaint with him and that he had no knowledge of the incident. “Nothing of that sort has happened... I've not received any complaint,” According to reports, an ugly altercation broke out in the aftermath of

Apr 14 2015
Sunil Narine is a class act: Virat Kohli
Sunil Narine is a class act: Virat Kohli

Kolkata Knight Riders’ Sunil Narine Kolkata, April 10: Star Indian batsman and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli praised Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) spin spearhead Sunil Narine calling him a world class bowler on Friday. Ahead of their Saturday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match against defending champions KKR at the Eden Gardens here, Kohli asserted his side has enough fire power in their bowling attack

Apr 11 2015
IPL 2015: Predicted Royal Challengers Bangalore XI
IPL 2015: Predicted Royal Challengers Bangalore XI

Despite possessing some of the biggest names in world cricket, Royal Challengers Bangalore are yet to win a single Indian Premier League (IPL) title. Quite often in the past, the Bangalore-based franchise have been accused of being too dependent on particular individuals and not finding the right combination. With stars like Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle and Mitchell Starc guaranteed a place in the team, we take a look at what the res

Apr 4 2015
Syed Mushtaq Ali T20: Kanishk Seth, Amit Kulia in Bengal squad
Syed Mushtaq Ali T20: Kanishk Seth, Amit Kulia in Bengal squad

Ashok Dinda rested for Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) The uncapped duo of left-arm pacer Kanishk Seth and Amit Kulia were brought into the 15-member Bengal squad on Tuesday for the upcoming East Zone leg of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 cricket tournament to be staged in Cuttack, Odisha. However, veteran fast bowler Ashok Dinda was rested for the tournament. The 2010-11 champions will take on Assam to begin their ca

Mar 4 2015
Ranji Trophy: Dinesh Karthik rescues Tamil Nadu as Bengal and Delhi forced to settle for draw
Ranji Trophy: Dinesh Karthik rescues Tamil Nadu as Bengal and Delhi forced to settle for draw

Dinesh Karthik denied Bengal a victory by posting an unbeaten century New Delhi, Jan 8: Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Baroda, Andhra and Hyderabad registered victories in the Ranji Trophy encounters Thursday. Rajasthan beat Punjab by nine wickets, thanks to pacers Pankaj Singh (four for 57) and Aniket Choudhary (four for 52), who helped the hosts dismiss the visitors for 247 in the second innings at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. Raj

Jan 8 2015
Ranji Trophy: Shreyas Gopal hits maiden century
Ranji Trophy: Shreyas Gopal hits maiden century

Shreyas Gopal Kolkata, December 15 (IANS) Seamer Ashok Dinda picked up seven wickets for 87 runs to wrap up Karnataka for 408 in their first innings but Shreyas Gopal's maiden first-class century (145) stole the thunder from the hosts on the second day of their Ranji Trophy match at the Eden Gardens here on Monday. In reply, Bengal lost opener Arindam Das to finish on 62 for 1, and trailed by 346 at stumps. In Rohtak, Asish Hooda gave

Dec 16 2014
India's list of probables for World Cup 2015: How the IPL teams fared
India's list of probables for World Cup 2015: How the IPL teams fared

The World Cup list of probables for India is out, and it is very clear that selectors have relied on fresh faces and have completely quelled any hopes that people like Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh might have had of getting a call-up once again. The IPL performances of domestic players count hugely in deciding whether they are going to be picked for the next big international tournament. One major reason that happens is b

Dec 6 2014
World Cup selection is a reward for my domestic performances: Ashok Dinda
World Cup selection is a reward for my domestic performances: Ashok Dinda

Ashok Dinda Bengal pacer Ashok Dinda has said that he will not get distracted by his name being included in the 30-man World Cup squad, and would instead look to perform well in the upcoming Ranji Trophy season. The 30-year-old said that he was happy to be named in the squad but acknowledged that he still has a lot of work to do. “You can say that I am relieved and satisfied that my performances in domestic cricket has been rec

Dec 5 2014
Ashok Dinda, Manoj Tiwary help East Zone win Deodhar Trophy
Ashok Dinda, Manoj Tiwary help East Zone win Deodhar Trophy

Manoj Tiwary (File Photo) East Zone defeated West Zone by 24 runs in the final of the Deodhar Trophy, played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday. Opting to bat first, East Zone got off to a terrible start losing both their openers with just 5 runs on the board. Manoj Tiwary stars for East Zone Skipper Manoj Tiwary then began the rescue act and added 135 runs for the third wicket with 16-year-old Virat Singh, before the lat

Dec 4 2014