Latest Stories
5 Indian players who were helped by advice from Rahul Dravid
5 Indian players who were helped by advice from Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid is currently coaching the Indian U-19 team in the U-19 World Cup. While this is his most visible and prominent foray into mentoring young cricketers, Dravid has helped more than his fair share of cricketers along his career. His presence, advice and encouragement have been invaluable for many players to make a name for themselves.  Dravid is one of the most unselfish cricketers of all time. His demeanour, poise, empathy and gra

Feb 11 2016
Rising Pune Supergiants: Squad, Logo, Jersey and everything you need to know
Rising Pune Supergiants: Squad, Logo, Jersey and everything you need to know

MS Dhoni has been appointed captain of the Rising Pune Supergiants teamAmongst the two new IPL sides in the fray this year, Rising Pune Supergiants is the subject of much curiosity amongst the cricket fans and pundits alike. This team has already made big news by acquiring the current India (T20) and former Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni in its ranks.Let us have a detailed look at this team, what players it lapped up during the 2016 pl

Feb 9 2016
India v Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: Player Ratings - SL bowlers give visitors first blood in the series with 5-wicket win
India v Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: Player Ratings - SL bowlers give visitors first blood in the series with 5-wicket win

Sri Lankan bowlers dominated proceedings in the first T20I (Image courtesy: BCCI)Before the start of the T20I series, India were expected to win the whole series at a canter. However, what ensued after the first T20I in Pune showed that a weakened Sri Lankan side took the fight to India right from the very first ball to give the visitors a five-wicket win.On what was a bowling paradise, the young Sri Lankan bowlers got the best out of the surface

Feb 9 2016
5 takeaways from India's World T20 squad announcement
5 takeaways from India's World T20 squad announcement

The much-awaited announcement of India’s squad for the Asia Cup and the subsequent ICC World Twenty20 has been made. While the selectors have primarily stuck with the same unit that beat Australia 3-0 on their own soil, there has been a bit of chopping and changing. This includes the surprise inclusion of a couple of unlikely players and a few exclusions that may be a little tough to justify. Apart from this, a number of other points

Feb 5 2016
Predicted India XI for T20I series against Sri Lanka
Predicted India XI for T20I series against Sri Lanka

A confident India will be looking to win the thee-match series against Sri Lanka India followed the disappointment of the ODI series loss against Australia by hammering the hosts 3-0 in the T20I series, thus inflicting the first series whitewash on Australia in Australia. The level of confidence that India has following the series victory against Australia will definitely hold the Men in Blue in good stead as they look to continue their

Possible Indian squad for the 2016 World T20
Possible Indian squad for the 2016 World T20

India's possible squad for the World T20 Last night, India created history by becoming the first team in 140 years to whitewash Australia in a series in Australia. Now, with this 3-0 win, India will go into the 2016 World T20 with a lot of confidence. India are already the red-hot favourites for the tournament that will take place in India. MS Dhoni, after last night’s victory, said that this will be the most likely Ind

Feb 1 2016
The Ajinkya Rahane conundrum; Where does he fit in now?
The Ajinkya Rahane conundrum; Where does he fit in now?

Who wants to be Ajinkya Rahane at present?If anybody had told you that the present Indian team would zip Australia 3-0 in the T20 series after losing the ODI series 4-1, there are huge chances that you might have laughed off the thought.But with a combination of sublime batting, refreshingly good bowling and clinical finishing, especially in the third game, the Men in Blue swept the series by the very same margin to round off their tour, which be

Jan 31 2016
R Sridhar lauds encouragement from Dhoni and Kohli for the success of Women's team
R Sridhar lauds encouragement from Dhoni and Kohli for the success of Women's team

The Indian women’s cricket team pose with MS Dhoni at the MCG on Friday.R Sridhar, the fielding coach of the Indian men’s cricket team, expressed his delight at the performance of the Indian women’s cricket team that beat Australia 2-1 in the recently concluded three-match T20 series and revealed that words of encouragement from members of the Men in Blue could have played a part in the triumph, especially with regards to the ag

Jan 31 2016
Video: Ajinkya Rahane talks about the influence of karate on his cricketing career
Video: Ajinkya Rahane talks about the influence of karate on his cricketing career

Ajinkya Rahane underwent a first degree judo martial arts course There is no doubting when on song, Ajinkya Rahane is a treat to watch. The 27-year-old has already established himself as one of most reliable batsman for his country, particularly in the longer format of the game, having played many a rescuing innings in tough conditions both home and away.While his limited-overs slot in the team isn’t as confirmed as his place in Tests,

Jan 31 2016
The real purpose of India's tour to Australia begins today
The real purpose of India's tour to Australia begins today

India play Australia in the first T20I of a three-match series in Adelaide.The real purpose of India's visit to Australia that begins on Tuesday with the two countries getting into the shortest mode of cricket in preparation for the World Twenty20 in India in a month's time.Results-wise the just concluded five-match One-Day International (ODI) series may have been a big disappointment. By winning the last match, the Indians stayed No 2 in

Jan 26 2016
Sourav Ganguly criticises selection decision to not reward Manish Pandey's 'exceptional performance'
Sourav Ganguly criticises selection decision to not reward Manish Pandey's 'exceptional performance'

Manish Pandey came up with his maiden century in the Sydney ODIThe decisions taken by the India team management regarding team composition have come under fire in recent times, and former captain Sourav Ganguly has only added fuel to the fire by saying that the selectors missed a trick in persisting with Gurkeerat Singh instead of Manish Pandey.As a result of Ajinkya Rahane injuring his right hand in the 5th ODI, he was ruled out of the rema

Jan 26 2016
5 changes India should look at making after the ODI series loss against Australia
5 changes India should look at making after the ODI series loss against Australia

India might have lost the ODI series to Australia 4-1, but it was anything but a one-sided series. In fact, the series was one India should probably have won, especially given the positions they were in the games. In the crunch situations, the visitors were unable to make it count and that was the reason for the margin of defeat. It probably would have been a whitewash, if it weren't for the exploits of Manish Pandey, who along with Virat Ko

Jan 25 2016
From the desk of a fan: A very bitter series defeat for India
From the desk of a fan: A very bitter series defeat for India

India lost the ODI series 4-1 The first month of 2016 hasn’t quite gone according to plan. Perhaps there are some things that are always carried forward regardless of time and place.Australia used the correct sponsor for the recently concluded ODI series against India – Victoria Bitter (VB). However, the tournament itself turned out to be very bitter for the 2011 World Cup winners. A third series defeat is not going down well wit

Jan 24 2016
ICC ODI Rankings: Rohit Sharma rises to career-high fifth spot, MS Dhoni slips out of top 10 after eight years
ICC ODI Rankings: Rohit Sharma rises to career-high fifth spot, MS Dhoni slips out of top 10 after eight years

 Rohit Sharma’s heroics Down Under have seen him break into the top 5The latest ICC Player Rankings for ODIs, updated on January 24, has seen Rohit Sharma rise eight places to a career-high fifth spot on the batsmen's’ chart. Sharma had a stellar ODI series against Australia, scoring 441 runs in 5 matches – which included two centuries and a 99 made in a winning cause.Rohit is now the second placed Indian batsmen in the

Jan 24 2016
Bhuvneshwar Kumar out of T20I series; Gurkeerat named cover for Rahane
Bhuvneshwar Kumar out of T20I series; Gurkeerat named cover for Rahane

The right-arm bowler will miss the rest of the Australian tour after suffering an injuryThe Indian T20I squad has suffered a setback after Bhuvneshwar Kumar was ruled out of the three-match T20I series against Australia following a hairline fracture on his left thumb. It also ruled him out of the fifth ODI, that is currently happening at the Sydney Cricket Ground.Bhuvneshwar was struck on the left hand by a powerful shot by David Warner in the 11

Jan 23 2016
Load More