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Chris Gayle and Shane Watson resolve differences ahead of IPL
Chris Gayle and Shane Watson resolve differences ahead of IPL

Gayle and Watson buried their differences by posting this photo on social mediaAustralian all-rounder Shane Watson and West Indian big-hitting batsman Chris Gayle appear to have buried their long-running dispute before playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for Royal Challengers Bangalore later this year.The duo will be playing for the same team in IPL this season after Watson was picked up for Rs 9.5 crore by the Bangalore-based franchi

Feb 10 2016
Stats: Brendon McCullum becomes only the fourth batsman to hit 200 ODI sixes
Stats: Brendon McCullum becomes only the fourth batsman to hit 200 ODI sixes

Brendon McCullum finished his ODI career with a record and a winAfter Brendon McCullum gave New Zealand a blistering start in the final ODI against Australia, like he usually does, his side gave him the perfect send-off as they defended 246 and won the Chappell-Hadlee trophy.During his whirlwind 47, McCullum also managed to achieve something that only three players had done before him. Hit 200 sixes in ODI cricket.Playing in his final ODI, McCull

Feb 8 2016
IPL auctions: Rating the squads for IPL 2016
IPL auctions: Rating the squads for IPL 2016

We are all set for the 9th edition of the IPL with the successful completion of the 2016 players auction. While the 6 existing franchises used the opportunity to strengthen their squads further, the 2 new ones concentrated on forming a healthy nucleus of players for their first ever Indian Premier League. The Gujarat Lions and the Rising Pune Supergiants started the auction with just 5 players in their respective teams, but they walked out

Feb 7 2016
PSL, Day 3 Roundup: Quetta Gladiators, Peshawar Zalmi sets the pace early on with second successive win
PSL, Day 3 Roundup: Quetta Gladiators, Peshawar Zalmi sets the pace early on with second successive win

Shehzad won the MoM award for his knock of 71 from 46 ballsQuetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi go their second successive wins in the PSL with comfortable victories over Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars respectively at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Ahmed Shehzad was the hero for the Gladiators with a 46-ball 71 that helped his side to an 8-wicket victory while Zalmi had the match virtually under their bag early on as Qal

Feb 7 2016
Match 2, PSL: Mohammad Amir's hat-trick steals the show as Karachi Kings thrash Lahore Qalandars
Match 2, PSL: Mohammad Amir's hat-trick steals the show as Karachi Kings thrash Lahore Qalandars

Amir bagged the first hat-trick of the PSL picking up the wickets of Bravo, Zohaib and Kooper in successive deliveriesHis off-field troubles aside, Mohammad Amir proved yet again why he is considered one of the best fast bowlers in the world as the 23-year-old bagged a hat-trick for Karachi Kings in their inaugural match in the PSL against Lahore Qalandars. Disciplined bowling by the Kings bowlers restricted Qalandars to a total of just 125 in th

5 foreign cricketers who could take PSL by storm
5 foreign cricketers who could take PSL by storm

Former cricketers at the PSL draft After years of planning, the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will finally come to fruition on February 4, 2016, when Islamabad United take on the Quetta Gladiators at the Dubai International Stadium. Originally, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had declared the launch of the T20 league in 2009 but had to postpone it due to domestic security concerns. Unlike most other T20 leagues, the PSL will have only

Feb 2 2016
Top 4 T20I centuries which came in a losing cause
Top 4 T20I centuries which came in a losing cause

Scoring a century in a T20 game is quite a rare feat and not many players across the cricketing globe have managed to achieve it. In fact, there have been just 17 centuries scored in the decade-long history of T20I cricket, where the other two formats see at least one century in almost every match. Considering how rare T20 centuries are, it can be really heartbreaking for a batsman to end up on the losing side despite scoring a ton. There have b

Feb 1 2016
Why are cricketers these days preferring franchise-based T20 leagues over Test cricket?
Why are cricketers these days preferring franchise-based T20 leagues over Test cricket?

 Financially these leagues do make a huge difference in our lives.Speaking ahead of the third Test against England at Johannesburg, AB de Villiers dropped a bombshell when he refused to rule out the rumours regarding his impending retirement and said that he was focusing on the rest of the series as of now.“There has been a few rumours floating around and in most rumours there is always a little bit of truth,” said De Villiers af

Feb 1 2016
Darren Sammy wants West Indies to stay World No. 1 in T20s
Darren Sammy wants West Indies to stay World No. 1 in T20s

The WI T20 captain said that West Indies cricket is his passion.The West Indies captain Darren Sammy is backing his team to keep their T20 number one ranking and also win this year's World Twenty20 tournament.The 32-year-old was on Friday named the West Indies captain for the tournament to be played in India from March 8 to April 3, reports CMC.Sammy has made 60 appearances in T20 Internationals for the regional side. He previously led the We

Jan 31 2016
Five things the IPL should learn from BBL
Five things the IPL should learn from BBL

Mumbai Indians - the defending IPL champions In 2005, Australia had their inaugural edition of KFC T20 Big Bash. It was an inter-state tournament that had six teams (Queensland Bulls, South Australian Redbacks, New South Wales Blues, Victoria Bushrangers, Tasmania Tigers and Western Australia Warriors). It was a massive success and then all the cricket boards came up with an idea of setting up their own T20 league. India too had their own l

Jan 31 2016
Chris Gayle vs Brendon McCullum: Who is the greatest T20 batsman ever?
Chris Gayle vs Brendon McCullum: Who is the greatest T20 batsman ever?

Who’s better one amongst these two T20 stalwarts?There are two batsmen in the world who almost every T20 franchise is after. One is Chris Gayle and the other is Brendon McCullum. Though brought up in the pre-T20 era, their batting style was found to be custom made for the T20 format when the youngest format descended into the cricketing world.There is a lot in common between the two stalwarts barring the fact they bat with two dif

Jan 31 2016
2016 ICC World T20: Chris Gayle returns to the squad; Darren Sammy to captain the side
2016 ICC World T20: Chris Gayle returns to the squad; Darren Sammy to captain the side

Three controversial players will represent West Indies after a long time.The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) selectors announced on Friday that Darren Sammy will captain the West Indies team at the 2016 ICC World Twenty20.The tournament will start from the 8th of March to the 3rd of April. The 15-man squad to be led by the 32-year-old Sammy, includes Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo and Sunil Narine. Gayle, Bravo and Narine will be playing fo

Jan 30 2016
Chris Gayle and Andre Russell are likely to be named in the West Indies World T20 squad
Chris Gayle and Andre Russell are likely to be named in the West Indies World T20 squad

The Jamaican pair are likely to be named for the March 8 to April 3 tournament.Batting sensation Chris Gayle and all-rounder Andre Russell are likely to be included in the 15-man West Indies squad for the Twenty20 World Cup, to be hosted by India.Some media reports on Wednesday announced the squad without Gayle and Russell, sparking some speculation on social media but the Jamaican pair are likely to be named for the March 8 to April 3 tournament

Jan 28 2016
Dubai ready for veterans' battle in Masters Champions League
Dubai ready for veterans' battle in Masters Champions League

The Masters Champions League feturing retired international legends would commence in Dubai on January 29.Dubai has been witness to many cricket rivalries in the past, but lovers of the sport are now bracing for an altogether new experience as retired players will battle it out here at the Masters Champions League (MCL) from Friday.MCL, a Twenty20 tournament in its maiden avtaar, will have six teams and a total of 90 players (15 members per squad

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
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