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5 international stars who warmed the bench throughout IPL 2016
5 international stars who warmed the bench throughout IPL 2016

The IPL can be a great leveller. Here, superstars are often humbled given the restrictions that no team can play more than 4 foreign players in their playing XI. Most teams have a massive foreign contingent to make sure the captains have options for all conditions, on all sorts of pitches and for backup required. From time to time, star players do not find a spot in the playing XI considering the overseas quota is also filled up.This year witness

May 30 2016
IPL 2016, DD vs RPS Match 33 Preview: Will the Supergiants rise above the Daredevils?
IPL 2016, DD vs RPS Match 33 Preview: Will the Supergiants rise above the Daredevils?

Rishabh Pant will look to continue his form for DDThe Delhi Daredevils marched past the Gujarat Lions, beating them by 8 wickets in their own backyard. U-19 World Cup star Rishabh Pant took the attack against the Gujarat bowlers and hit them to all parts of the ground. Pant scored a blistering 69 of just 40 deliveries with his wide range of shots and fearless approach to the new ball. The Daredevils have now won 5 times in 7 matches played and ar

May 5 2016
IPL 2016: India XI vs Rest of the World XI
IPL 2016: India XI vs Rest of the World XI

Gautam Gambhir has led Kolkata to two IPL wins since taking over as skipperWhen the Indian Premier League was first launched, beyond the big bucks, the superstars and the world of glamour stood the core idea of providing young Indian cricketers a platform. A platform where they could experience the pressures of an international game without having played international cricket, a platform where they would get to rub shoulders with the modern great

May 4 2016
They came, they saw, they conquered: Foreign stars continue lighting up each IPL season with their heroics
They came, they saw, they conquered: Foreign stars continue lighting up each IPL season with their heroics

Bravo has been one of the best players in the IPLThe other night when the Delhi Daredevils (DD) needed 15 to win off the last over in their encounter against the Gujarat Lions (GL), with a marauding Chris Morris on strike and looking as if he would need just three legal deliveries to finish things off, the Lions skipper Suresh Raina had no hesitation in tossing the ball up to Dwayne Bravo to bowl it.His faith was rewarded as Bravo stopped Morris

Apr 29 2016
Today's IPL Match, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rising Pune Supergiants Match Preview: Pitch Report & Weather Forecast of SRH vs RPS, Match 22
Today's IPL Match, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rising Pune Supergiants Match Preview: Pitch Report & Weather Forecast of SRH vs RPS, Match 22

Dhoni’s men need to get their act togetherWell, who could have predicted that the side being captained by MS Dhoni would lose 5 games in a row? To give some credit to the Supergiants, they have been mostly been close matches. Losing to the Kolkata Knight Riders in a tense finish, the Supergiants fought their way into the match with MSD’s blistering 23 of just 12 deliveries. The players showed determination on the pitch as they run out

IPL 2016, SRH vs RPS Playing 11: Today's Probable XI for Rising Pune Supergiants (Confirmed Playing 11)
IPL 2016, SRH vs RPS Playing 11: Today's Probable XI for Rising Pune Supergiants (Confirmed Playing 11)

RPS have struggled to get going in the 2016 IPLConfirmed Playing 11:  Ajinkya Rahane, Faf du Plessis, Steven Smith, Thisara Perera, MS Dhoni(W/C), Mitchell Marsh, Rajat Bhatia, Saurabh Tiwary, Ravichandran Ashwin, Murugan Ashwin, Ashok DindaThe 22nd match of the VIVO IPL 2016 will see the Sunrisers Hyderabad taking on the Rising Pune Supergiants at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal, Hyderabad. The Sunrisers have shown supe

Apr 25 2016
IPL 2016: Kolkata Knight Riders record 2 wicket win over Rising Pune Supergiants
IPL 2016: Kolkata Knight Riders record 2 wicket win over Rising Pune Supergiants

Andre Russell in action during the gameSuryakumar Yadav's 49-ball 60 was the backbone of the Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) run chase as they hunted down Rising Pune Supergiants' 160/5 with two wickets and three balls to spare in a closely-fought Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday.With the win, KKR go atop the points table with four wins from five matches.Yusuf Pathan (36)

Apr 25 2016
VIVO IPL 2016 New Teams: All you need to know about Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants
VIVO IPL 2016 New Teams: All you need to know about Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants

The 9th edition of the Indian Premier League is all set to get underway and it has all the ingredients to be yet another blockbuster. Things will be very different this time around as we will not see two of the most successful franchises in the tournament's history - Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals.Also read: IPL 2016 Highest Paid Players, Full List of IPL Season 9 Player SalariesHowever, the world's most popular T20 league

Apr 7 2016
IPL 2016: MS Dhoni says next two years would be crucial for Rising Pune Supergiants
IPL 2016: MS Dhoni says next two years would be crucial for Rising Pune Supergiants

MS Dhoni launching the Supergiants’ jersey along with the Rising Group supremo Sanjiv GoenkaCaptaining a franchise other than Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for the first time, an emotional Mahendra Singh Dhoni said on Monday that he is looking forward to the challenge of leading the newly formed Rising Pune Supergiants in the Indian Premier League (IPL).Also Read: IPL 2016 Teams and full players list Dhoni had been a part of CSK since

Feb 15 2016
Rising Pune Supergiants acquire Saurabh Tiwary and Albie Morkel ahead of IPL 2016
Rising Pune Supergiants acquire Saurabh Tiwary and Albie Morkel ahead of IPL 2016

Rising Pune Supergiants will be the 4th IPL franchise Albie Morkel will play forIn the latest development in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Rising Pune Supergiants (RPSG) have signed India’s Saurabh Tiwary and South Africa’s Albie Morkel to their team. The Pune-based franchise is led by the Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and will be making their IPL debut in the upcoming 2016 season.The news was announced through an o

Feb 11 2016
Reports: Two current South Africa Test players under investigation for corruption scandal
Reports: Two current South Africa Test players under investigation for corruption scandal

The Ram Slam 2015 was won by the Titans who beat the Dolphins in the finalThe match-fixing scandal around the 2015 Ram Slam tournament is already the most infamous incident of this nature in cricket in recent times, but things have taken a further sensational turn – two currently active Protea Test cricketers are under the scanner for their part in the affair, according to Sportsmail.Earlier this week, a former South Africa cricketer w

Jan 15 2016
 5 unorthodox fielding positions set by different captains that resulted in a wicket
5 unorthodox fielding positions set by different captains that resulted in a wicket

Like unorthodox batting stances of batsmen and unorthodox bowling actions of bowlers in cricket, there were many instances that we have seen unorthodox fielding placements from captains.Also read: Cricket Fielding Positions:The origins of field placement names in cricketIt is one of the tacticsthat most captains of modern cricket have used to get set batsmen out. However, these tactics aren't completely failure-proof. They some

Dec 22 2015
5 instances when cricketers silenced their critics
5 instances when cricketers silenced their critics

They were told that their days were over. They were dropped from the team and shown the door. The critics wrote them off and fans started giving up on them. But they did not give up. Slump in form may have been the reason for being dropped, but these cricketers toiled day and night to emerge as winners. Finally, when they made a comeback, ther averages were through the roof, highlighting how much the setback had meant for them. Here is a look a

Oct 8 2015
Du Plessis rates bowling performance at Cuttack as South Africa's best ever
Du Plessis rates bowling performance at Cuttack as South Africa's best ever

South African skipper Du Plessis was all praise for his bowlers after the win on Monday South African skipper Faf du Plessis reckons his side’s bowling performance in the 2nd T20I against India on Monday as the Proteas’ best ever, ESPNCricinfo reports. All-rounder Albie Morkel, who earned the Man of the Match of the award for figures of 4-0-12-3, downplayed his role, instead choosing to praise the fielding effort as crucial

Oct 6 2015
India vs South Africa 2015, 2nd Twenty20: Player Ratings
India vs South Africa 2015, 2nd Twenty20: Player Ratings

Ashwin was fighting a lone battle as he dismissed the South African Top 3 to initiate dreams of an Indian comeback but was let down by his fellow bowlers.   South Africa clinched the T20 series against India with a game to go after beating the hosts by six wickets in the 2nd T20I at Cuttack. The match marred by crowd trouble was a foregone conclusion after India, batting first, were bundled out for 92. If it was the bowlers w

Oct 6 2015
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