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Masters Champions League under fire for non-payment of players
Masters Champions League under fire for non-payment of players

Virender Sehwag and Brian Lara were among the major attractions in the T20 leagueThe Masters Champions League which completed its inaugural season during February is now under criticism for not paying the vast majority of players involved. ESPN Cricinfo reported Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) Chief Tony Irish slamming the organizers of the UAE-based league for not honoring contractual obligations.Irish asserted, &ldquo

May 20 2016
Australia's 2003 World Cup winning team: Where are they now
Australia's 2003 World Cup winning team: Where are they now

The Australian cricket team with the 2003 ICC World CupAustralia was a serious force to reckon with in world cricket for over a decade starting from 1998-99. The Baggy Greens have won the ICC Cricket World five times, most recently in the previous edition of the prestigious tournament, back in 2005. However, most of their success in the coveted competition has come in the period between 1999 and 2007, when they had won three successive World Cups

May 16 2016
10 players who performed well in IPL after retiring from international cricket
10 players who performed well in IPL after retiring from international cricket

Due to the intense competitiveness and high octane action, the shortest format of the game is deemed suited for the younger generation, and ageing legs are thought to be more of a liability on the field. However, there are a few gentlemen, who even after having retired from the rigours of international cricket, managed to conjure instances of magic with bat or ball. Here’s a list of ten such players: Michael HusseyHussey was an integra

May 16 2016
Funniest IPL moments ever
Funniest IPL moments ever

“Why so serious? Let’s put a smile on that face!”We all know whose iconic dialogue that was. As The Joker weaved chaos across Gotham, he had but only one intention: to make people see through the veneer of tragedy and laugh at the comedy that lies within it.Life is a tragic comedy, hence, it is better to laugh at the comedy than cry at the tragedy. At least that’s what they say.IPL, like everything else in life, has its up

May 15 2016
Fastest half-centuries in IPL
Fastest half-centuries in IPL

It takes an incredible amount of effort from the batsmen to score a fifty in the T20 format. Scoring at a strike-rate of over 200 is a remarkable achievement in itself, and add to that, facing world-class bowlers which makes it an altogether different proposition. The Indian Premier League has witnessed many such innings from the batsmen over the past 8 editions and they will certainly be remembered for a long time to come. Here are the

Deccan Chargers' 2009 IPL-winning XI: Where are the players now?
Deccan Chargers' 2009 IPL-winning XI: Where are the players now?

Deccan Chargers won the 2009 season of the Indian Premier LeagueDeccan Chargers finished last in the inaugural season of the Indian Premier League in 2008. They had a formidable team on paper but could never quite click as a unit and ended up languishing at the bottom of the table.Also read: IPL Live Cricket Score: RCB vs KKR Live Scoreboard and Commentary for Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL Today's MatchHowever

May 2 2016
Is MS Dhoni not being given enough credit for his wicketkeeping?
Is MS Dhoni not being given enough credit for his wicketkeeping?

MS Dhoni has been India’s most successful wicketkeeper across formatsI was asked once about the most difficult job in cricket. The question was like a subset of a larger set of skills that together constituted the action that transpired on the field. Surely, batsmen in the 1930s and 1940s playing on uncovered wickets, tackling deliveries that could go anywhere off a length, with no helmets or protective gears would have been tough. Some wou

Apr 12 2016
Adam Gilchrist surprised to hear about Preity Zinta's recent wedding ceremony
Adam Gilchrist surprised to hear about Preity Zinta's recent wedding ceremony

Adam Gilchrist in action against Chennai Super KingsFormer Australian wicket-keeper-batsman, Adam Gilchrist had recently visited the Indian capital city of New Delhi in his current role of the Australian Education Ambassador to India. The 44-year-old who was once a part of the Kings XI Punjab squad seemed visibly astonished when he heard about the franchise's co-owner, Preity Zinta's recent wedding ceremony.The Bollywood actress tied

Apr 11 2016
List of IPL Winners, year-wise
List of IPL Winners, year-wise

Mumbai Indians won their 2nd IPL title in 2015The 9th  season of the IPL has just begun and we can look forward to another exciting 2 months of T20 cricket. In the tournament's 8-year history, we have seen as many as 5 different teams being crowned champions and the trophy may just change hands once again if the Mumbai Indians fail to defend their title this time. Out of the 5 teams that have tasted title success in the IPL, Ko

Apr 11 2016
Virat Kohli inspires Team India to go forward, says Adam Gilchrist
Virat Kohli inspires Team India to go forward, says Adam Gilchrist

Adam Gilchrist before a KFC Big Bash matchFormer Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist believes that Virat Kohli is the new nucleus of the Indian national cricket team. The 27-year-old captivating batsman who performed brilliantly in the recently concluded Asia Cup and ICC World T20 2016 has successfully marked his authority in the current Indian batting line-up.Kohli who was adjusted as the ‘Player of the Tournament’ in

Apr 7 2016
IPL captains who dropped themselves
IPL captains who dropped themselves

A captain often forms the fulcrum of any team. It can also be said that a captain is only as good as his team, but an inspirational leader can derive the best out even a relatively mediocre team. A captain has to lead by example and very often the course of a game can be changed by a simple hunch of the captain, hence it becomes imperative for a skipper to win the trust of the captain and make sure that his name is first on the team sheet.It goes

Apr 5 2016
World Commentators' Playing XI
World Commentators' Playing XI

Harsha Blogle (L), Rahul Dravid (Centre) & Sourav Ganguly (R) at Trent Bridge Commentary has always played an essential part in the broadcasting of sport over the years. Be it the iconic duo of Andy Gray and Martin Tyler in football, Jim Ross and Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler in WWE, Steve Slater in Formula 1 or a whole plethora of cricket commentators who have immortalized some moments in our brain. Manchester City won t

Apr 4 2016
5 great T20 opening partnerships that don't fade away
5 great T20 opening partnerships that don't fade away

Two of the most destructive batsmen in the history of cricketHaynes-Greenidge, Ganguly-Tendulkar, Langer-Hayden – big names that had one thing in common. Batting pairs that were terrific while opening the innings for their teams in different formats.But, as the game has changed, it has thrown up newer names alongside the old ones that have lit up cricket’s newest format.We take a look at five extraordinary opening pairs in T20Is whose

Apr 2 2016
Chris Rogers reveals shocking tale about damaging his first ever Baggy Green cap
Chris Rogers reveals shocking tale about damaging his first ever Baggy Green cap

Chris Rogers with his brand new Baggy Green on Day one of his Test debut against India in 2008Nothing symbolises the pride of being an Australian Test cricketer more than the revered Baggy Green cap that they receive on the their debut. They see it as the biggest reward of their career and show the utmost care to preserve it till the day they hang up their boots and beyond, but former cricketer Chris Rogers revealed that he had caused damage to h

Mar 17 2016
5 batsmen who shrugged off poor form by excelling in a World Cup
5 batsmen who shrugged off poor form by excelling in a World Cup

The World Cup is the grandest stage for cricketers to showcase their talent. No matter how well one does in other matches, a good performance in the World Cup always tends to hold greater value in a cricketer's career.Going back a bit into the game's history will show you that most of the best batsmen or bowlers across the past couple of generations have outperformed in World Cup cricket. There are also several examples of cricketers, who were st

Mar 17 2016
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