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Rohit Sharma hopes his pair with Dhawan can emulate Tendulkar-Ganguly partnership
Rohit Sharma hopes his pair with Dhawan can emulate Tendulkar-Ganguly partnership

Sharma conceded that he and Dhawan are quite far off from matching India’s most successful opening partnershipRohit Sharma is hopeful that his opening partnership with Shikhar Dhawan can go on to emulate the highly successful pairing of Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly. Sharma also shared his views on India’s recent tour of Australia and talked about his ambitions post the successful outing on a personal as well as the team fr

Feb 5 2016
Virgo Super Kings off the mark in MCL with closely fought victory over Libra Legends
Virgo Super Kings off the mark in MCL with closely fought victory over Libra Legends

Super Kings skipper and Man-of-the-Match Graeme Smith hugs Brett Lee at the end of the matchVirgo Super Kings skipper Graeme Smith led from the front with a 42-ball 57 to help his side register their first win in the inaugural edition of the MCL. Chasing the target of 169 set by the Kings, Libra Legends fell short by 5 runs despite a 102-run stand for the opening wicket. Though Smith bagged the MoM award, it was former Indian cricketer Murali Kar

Feb 3 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
 2016 MCL, Match 3: Jayawardene and bowlers hands Sagittarius Strikers a comfortable victory over Virgo Super Kings
2016 MCL, Match 3: Jayawardene and bowlers hands Sagittarius Strikers a comfortable victory over Virgo Super Kings

Jayawardene's fifty helped his side claim a comfortable victoryDaniel Vettori and Mahela Jayawardene helped Sagittarius Strikers beat Virgo Super Kings by 26 runs in the third match of the Masters Champions League at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Chasing 158, Super Kings were reduced to 43/6 and they never really recovered from that despite Azhar Mahmood’s fighting fifty.After winning the toss and choosing to bat, Strikers lo

Jan 30 2016
4 instances when Australians were fined for overboard celebration
4 instances when Australians were fined for overboard celebration

Australian Captain Steve Smith has been shaking his head in disapproval at Virat Kohli for celebrating his wicket with gusto. Captain Smith is of the opinion that sledging is fine during the course of the game, but celebrating a wicket like that is just not done.   Going by Captain Smith's words, the Australian team would never celebrate a wicket in a raucous or offensive manner. They would not be caught dead taunting the batsman after

Tendulkar, Warne, Sangakkara to be present aboard Monarch's Cricket and Bollywood Cruise
Tendulkar, Warne, Sangakkara to be present aboard Monarch's Cricket and Bollywood Cruise

Tendulkar, along with Brett Lee and Shane Warne would be present aboard the Monarch Cruise.Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar was on Wednesday delighted to be a part of and launch the first ever luxury Monarch Cruise that will bring together the best names of cricket and Bollywood and also allow the passengers to get close and personal with their favourite icons.The faces of this cruise are brand ambassadors Tendulkar, pace great Brett Lee and sp

Jan 27 2016
10 flamboyant cricketers you should follow on Instagram
10 flamboyant cricketers you should follow on Instagram

Which cricketer has a sword collection? Who rode a camel to wish Happy Diwali? How does Dhoni feel when he faces products with his unofficial endorsements? Did you know you could have given Sachin Tendulkar a lift? Our access to athletes is limited by the access we are provided by their management team. Outside of public appearances and contests it is a task to figure out who these stars really are. The thing about social media is that athletes

Jan 24 2016
5 classic duels we'll get to watch in MCL
5 classic duels we'll get to watch in MCL

In less than 2 weeks time, we will be seeing some of the biggest cricketing legends battle it out in the Masters Champions League (MCL). The tournament features six teams, which have been named after zodiac signs, consisting of retired players from different countries. The MCL roster includes some big names that have played cricket in the past two decades and brought glory to their respective nations. This provides us with the exciting prospect

Jan 18 2016
5 cricketers who proved age is no barrier in the Big Bash League
5 cricketers who proved age is no barrier in the Big Bash League

T20 cricket in the modern world is seen as a form of cricket which demands fearlessness, innovation and reflexive cricket from each and every player. It evokes a sense of high adrenaline rush on every player once they step on the field to ply their trade. The Big Bash League is one such T20 tournament held in Australia, where the temperament of every player is tested at the highest level. All these facts can be easily attributed to the younger c

Jan 16 2016
Nathan Lyon can join 300-wicket club in Tests, says Adam Gilchrist
Nathan Lyon can join 300-wicket club in Tests, says Adam Gilchrist

Gilchrist predicts Lyon to pick up more than 300 Test wicketsAdam Gilchrist feels Nathan Lyon has a bright future in the game and has predicted the off-spinner to join the 300-wicket club in Test cricket. The former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman also lauded the 28-year-old’s character and is disappointed with the national selectors for not having given Lyon an extended run in the team in the shorter formats of the game. Lyon, who deb

Jan 1 2016
Why do Australia consistently produce the fastest bowlers in the world?
Why do Australia consistently produce the fastest bowlers in the world?

While the rest struggle to produce a few, Australia continue to develop plenty of fiery fast bowlersLike a conveyor belt churning out finished products, Australia has been consistently producing fast bowlers for years.In the early 1900s, Jack Gregory, a part of the huge Gregory family, and Ted McDonald held the fast bowling mantle under Warwick “Big Ship” Armstrong. The years immediately after the 2nd World War produced the exceptiona

Dec 30 2015
Christmas Special: 10 rare photos of cricketers celebrating Christmas
Christmas Special: 10 rare photos of cricketers celebrating Christmas

Professional sport can appear to be a tireless endeavour which is why it is essential for sportsmen to take some time off at times and indulge themselves. Just like any other festival, Christmas is celebrated by cricketers with much fun and frolic. Some love to party hard while others try to go easy knowing that they have a match to play soon. In this Christmas special story, we would like to bring to you 10 rare photos of cricketers which show

Dec 25 2015
MCL schedule announced: It's Sehwag vs Ganguly in the opener
MCL schedule announced: It's Sehwag vs Ganguly in the opener

The league would feature some of the most celebrated cricketers from around the globe who have retired from inernational cricket.The schedule for the Masters Champions League(MCL), a T20 tournament featuring retired international cricketers has been announced, and in the series opener it would be the the Gemini Arabians featuring Virender Sehwag, taking on the Libra Legends which has Sehwag’s former captain Sourav Ganguly.The Leag

Dec 20 2015
Stats: Highest wicket-takers in ODI cricket in each year starting from 1971 to 2015
Stats: Highest wicket-takers in ODI cricket in each year starting from 1971 to 2015

Mitchell Starc is the leading ODI wicket taker in 2015 The first ODI cricket match was played between Australia and England on 5th January 1971. To date, 3703 ODI matches have been played and many records have been created and broken in those ODI matches. We know that cricket is a team game. All the players in the squad have a role to play in the side, even those who don’t make it to the playing eleven. It is the d

Dec 19 2015
10 stars from the MCL who gave the All Stars series a miss
10 stars from the MCL who gave the All Stars series a miss

The Masters Champions League (MCL) comes as a relief to those who had not had enough of the legends of the game after the 3-match All Stars series. While quite a few superstars who had played in the All Stars are not a part of the MCL, some of the others have enrolled themselves for the first-of-its-kind tournament which will be played in the UAE early next year. On the other hand, there are also some legends who are part of the MCL roster but d

Dec 10 2015
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