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BBL: Melbourne Renegades confirm they will not re-sign Chris Gayle for next season
BBL: Melbourne Renegades confirm they will not re-sign Chris Gayle for next season

Chris Gayle equalled the record for fastest fifty in his last Big Bash GameChristopher Henry Gayle, who calls himself the “World Boss”, was roped into a controversy in January this year, during the Big Bash League. The Melbourne Renegades Star, received a lot of flak from people around the world, for his inappropriate comments to a Ten Network’s journalist.Post the incident, Melbourne Renegades have now confirmed that

May 24 2016
BBL franchise Renegades not to sign Gayle after fresh sexism row
BBL franchise Renegades not to sign Gayle after fresh sexism row

Melbourne, May 24 (IANS) Big Bash League (BBL) franchise Melbourne Renegades' chief executive Stuart Coventry has confirmed they will not re-sign swashbuckling West Indian opener Chris Gayle for next summer's tournament. Gayle also faces possible censure from his English county club Somerset when he arrives in the UK following his latest controversial remarks to a female journalist in that country. He has since said the comments were made in je

May 24 2016
5 big IPL signings over the years who missed most of the season due to injuries
5 big IPL signings over the years who missed most of the season due to injuries

Kevin Pietersen leaves the field after sustaining a calf injury in this year’s IPLInjuries are a part of any outdoor sport and cricket is no exception in this regard. Injuries do play a vital role in determining the future of a team during a tournament like the Indian Premier league.This year’s edition of the cash-rich tournament has seen several players getting ruled out of the tournament due to injuries which prompted fans to dub it

May 21 2016
5 international stars who failed in IPL
5 international stars who failed in IPL

The Indian Premier League has been an amalgamation of Indian and International     stars and the performances in this tournament is watched closely by selectors from all over the cricketing globe.While there have been instances when IPL performances have dictated National selection, players have been plucked out of IPL straight into International cricket. Also, there have been instances where sterling performances in the IPL have r

May 13 2016
Yuvraj Singh reveals what Andrew Flintoff said to him during the 2007 World T20
Yuvraj Singh reveals what Andrew Flintoff said to him during the 2007 World T20

For an Indian cricket fan, the sight of Yuvraj Singh smashing Stuart Broad for six consecutive sixes in one over will always remain fresh. That thunderous over is easily one of the golden, most memorable periods of play in the history of Indian cricket.But most people will also remember that before that fateful over, Yuvraj had an animated discussion with Andrew Flintoff who had just completed his over. The argument was a heat

ICC World T20 2016: 10 funniest tweets that made the headlines
ICC World T20 2016: 10 funniest tweets that made the headlines

The West Indies Cricket Team with the ICC World T20 Trophy at the Eden Gardens2016 has been absolutely phenomenal for West Indies Cricket. Carlos Brathwaite belted four back-to-back Ben Stokes deliveries into the jam-packed stands of the Eden Gardens last Sunday to gift the island nation its third consecutive world championship of the year.Earlier that day, the West Indies Women's Cricket Team registered a stunning 8-wicket vic

Apr 6 2016
Andrew Flintoff takes on Amitabh Bachchan yet again
Andrew Flintoff takes on Amitabh Bachchan yet again

Andrew FlintoffFormer England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has recently earned the ire of a lot of Indians after mock-pretending to not recognise Amitabh Bachchan on Twitter. He got majorly trolled by a parody account in return though Big B held a reserved silence.Also read: Ind Vs WI T20 WC 2016 Semi final Match Time info, Google doodle brings live score at your tapThree days after the incident, Flintoff has mocked Bachchan yet again, still

Mar 31 2016
Amitabh Bachchan's reply to Andrew Flintoff's sarcastic tweet
Amitabh Bachchan's reply to Andrew Flintoff's sarcastic tweet

Kohli was the Man of the Match for another brilliant inningsVirat Kohli's unbeaten 82 helped India seal the semi-final berth in the ICC World T20 and beat Australia by six wickets in their final group game at Mohali. Chasing 161 after losing the toss and being asked to bowl first, India needed a big performance from their top order and Kohli delivered for the umpteenth time.Also read: India vs Australia World T20 2016 Highlights: Virat K

Mar 27 2016
5 on-air comments from cricketers caught on the microphone
5 on-air comments from cricketers caught on the microphone

The game of cricket has undoubtedly transformed over the years. The innovations have always aided the game in some way or the other. However, the entertainment value of cricket seems to have rocketed sky-high after the inception of T20 cricket. The slam-bang version of the gentleman’s game has metamorphosed cricket like nothing else.From cheerleaders to stump microphones to players wearing microphones on the field, the shortest format of th

Mar 23 2016
Cricketer's first Tweets including Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli and more
Cricketer's first Tweets including Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli and more

Some first tweets are inexplicable, while some are funnyTwitter turned 10 yesterday and it is hard to see a medium being as important in reducing the barrier between sportsmen and their fans quite like Twitter has done in the last decade.As Twitter celebrated it’s 10th birthday, the list of players who  have made headlines on Twitter is only on the rise. So let us take a look at what the first Tweets of some of those cricketers were.He

Mar 22 2016
5 of the most high-profile sports agents in the world
5 of the most high-profile sports agents in the world

The players may always take center stage in the eyes of the masses, but it’s the people behind the scenes who hold all the cards that make a successful team/player. Remember Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire as a high-flying sports agent or Jon Hamm, who plays sports agent J B Bernstein in the film 'Million Dollar Arm'?J B Bernstein is a real person and his story is the one which dreams are made of. Don’t we all aspire to be like th

Mar 21 2016
ICC World T20: Former captain Andrew Flintoff backs England to lift the cup
ICC World T20: Former captain Andrew Flintoff backs England to lift the cup

Andrew Flintoff has moved into working in media since hanging up his boots.Seasoned seam bowling all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has come out with a bold prediction ahead of the World T20 in India. One India reported the flamboyant cricketer picking England to emerge victorious in the tournament.Also read: India vs South Africa ICC World T20 2016 warmup match schedule, date, time and venueThat the former skipper is sticking his neck out and tagg

Mar 11 2016
5 most memorable moments of the T20 World Cup history
5 most memorable moments of the T20 World Cup history

The 2016 ICC T20 World Cup 2016 is about to get underway. It is the flagship event of the shortest format of the game. It is going to be the sixth edition of the tournament.Throughout these five editions, the spectators have witnessed many memorable moments. Whether it is Yuvraj’s breathtaking six sixes in an over, or Umar Gul’s five-wicket haul, the tournament has stored plethora of unforgettable moments in its archive. Man

Mar 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
5 instances of sportsmanship between rival countries
5 instances of sportsmanship between rival countries

The history of cricket has been witness to several great rivalries over the years, the most epic ones being those involving some of the popular cricketing nations. When you think of rivalry between teams, the first two that instantly come to mind are the iconic Australia-England rivalry and the fierce India-Pakistan rivalry. Other than that, there have also been other memorable ones such as the ones India and Pakistan have had with the Australia

Jan 30 2016
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