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Irfan Pathan marries model Safa Baig in private, low-key affair
Irfan Pathan marries model Safa Baig in private, low-key affair

Safa Baig is a 21-year-old model from Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.Indian cricketer, Irfan Pathan got married to Safa Baig, a 21-year-old Saudi Arabian model, in a simple and extremely private wedding ceremony held at Jeddah on February 4, Times of India reports. The 'Nikaah' ceremony was held at Haram Shareef in Mecca and was attended only by family members and close relatives while a dinner programme was arranged by the Pathans at Hotel Tride

Feb 6 2016
IPL 2016 auction live telecast on Sony Six
IPL 2016 auction live telecast on Sony Six

The auction will be led by Richard Madley.The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016 player's auction will be telecast live by sports and entertainment channel Sony SIX on February 6.The auction, which will be held in Bengaluru on Saturday, will be aired live both on Sony SIX and Sony SIX HD from 9 am onwards.Apart from last edition's most expensive players, Yuvraj Singh and Dinesh Karthik, other impressive names at the auction table will inclu

Feb 3 2016
Top 5 performances by India at the Under-19 World Cup
Top 5 performances by India at the Under-19 World Cup

Yet another edition of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup is currently underway in Bangladesh. India has easily been the most successful team in this prestigious tournament, which features the future stars of world cricket, with 3 successful campaigns already. Whether they will be able to add a fourth one to their kitty is something that only time will be able to tell. However, this is the perfect occasion for us to look back at some exceptiona

Jan 29 2016
714 players in contention for IPL 9 auction; Yuvraj, Watson, Pietersen among those with highest base price
714 players in contention for IPL 9 auction; Yuvraj, Watson, Pietersen among those with highest base price

Yuvraj Singh, Dinesh Karthik, Kevin Pietersen big names among the 714 players who are in contention in the auctionThe BCCI has circulated a list of 714 players who are up for the IPL 9 auction among the franchises, who have time till January 25 to shortlist of 300 players from the list, according to Mumbai Mirror. Those 300 players will go under the hammer in the auction on February 6 in Bangalore.The list includes international stars from a

Jan 23 2016
10 highest paid players in IPL history
10 highest paid players in IPL history

No tournament in the history of cricket has been a greater money spinner than the Indian Premier League. Since its inception in the year 2008, the IPL has helped all those involved with it earn some big bucks, whether it is the BCCI, the sponsors, the broadcasters or the players. Over the years, the IPL auction has seen franchises shell out lots of money to acquire players required to build their respective teams. Among these, there ha

Axar Patel and Unmukt Chand spearhead Gujarat and Delhi into Vijay Hazare Trophy final
Axar Patel and Unmukt Chand spearhead Gujarat and Delhi into Vijay Hazare Trophy final

Axar Patel’s 6/43 eliminated Tamil Nadu, Unmukt Chand’s 80 took Delhi over Himachal PradeshGujarat’s Axar Patel and Delhi’s Unmukt Chand were the standout performers from the semi-final round of the Vijay Hazare Trophy matches in Bangalore on Saturday, on a day which saw favourites Tamil Nadu knocked out and Himachal Pradesh’s sparkling run brought to an end.Gautam Gambhir won the toss for Delhi against HP and chose

Dec 26 2015
Sheldon Jackson – India’s Best Wicket-Keeper Batsman You’ve Probably Not Heard Of
Sheldon Jackson – India’s Best Wicket-Keeper Batsman You’ve Probably Not Heard Of

Sheldon Jackson has the best FC batting average among all India’s domestic wicket keepers Sheldon Jackson lost his father when he was 10. Six years before that, Sheldon was adopted by his uncle Lester Bell, to aid Sheldon’s family suffering from acute poverty. At 12, Sheldon moved to Mumbai with his uncle. To comprehend a cricketer, trivia of this nature is important. After all cricket is just a game, at the end of the day.

Dec 21 2015
Reports: Dale Steyn, Yuvraj Singh among big names set to be released by IPL franchises
Reports: Dale Steyn, Yuvraj Singh among big names set to be released by IPL franchises

Dale Steyn picked up 3 wickets in IPL 2015 With some top performers of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals being available for the player auction for the 2016 IPL, the other six teams too are set to release some high-profile players into the pool on whom bidding will be done in the auction. The auction will be held in Bangalore on 6th February. Dale Steyn faces the axe from Sunrisers Hyderabad. He might still be consider

Dec 18 2015
Dipika Pallikal slams reporter for labeling husband Dinesh Karthik unattractive
Dipika Pallikal slams reporter for labeling husband Dinesh Karthik unattractive

Pallikal and Karthik have tied the nuptial knot earlier this year Ace Indian squash player Dipika Pallikal slammed a reported for labelling her husband Dinesh Karthik “unattractive”. A reporter of a men’s lifestyle website listed Indian cricketer Karthik as an unattractive guy in his article. Pallikal and Karthik have tied the nuptial knot earlier this year. Pallikal got furious when she

Dec 16 2015
Five batsmen whose career was resurrected by Pravin Amre
Five batsmen whose career was resurrected by Pravin Amre

In November 1992, when Pravin Amre trampled upon the likes of Allan Donald, Brian McMillan and Brett Shultz in Durban on his Test debut, a promising cricket career was on the cards. Rescuing India from a miserable situation of 39/4, Amre scored a century on a bouncy and fast-paced wicket to display his determination and grit. The young man from Mumbai, who had piled up huge scores in domestic cricket was finally getting his due and Indian cricket

Dec 5 2015
5 players who are threatening to take Wriddhiman Saha's place in the Indian team
5 players who are threatening to take Wriddhiman Saha's place in the Indian team

Despite being an assuring presence behind the stumps, Wriddhiman Saha has contributed with the bat ever since he replaced MS Dhoni as the wicket-keeper in Test matches. Gone are the days when wicket-keepers did not know how to bat and his good keeping skills might not be enough to keep Saha in the Test team for long. India's Test captain Virat Kohli was recently effusive in his praise for Saha and backed him to score runs. "I really lik

Nov 28 2015
5 times when India won a Test Match within three days
5 times when India won a Test Match within three days

The Indian team is known for its sheer dominance at home in Test Cricket. One of the most challenging things for overseas teams is to face the Indian spinners on spin friendly wickets. Once Indian spinners weave their web, the opposition tends to lose hope very quickly. India has started off on a winning note against South Africa in the 4-Test series. The game ended in a mere 3 days. Here is a look at 5 more instances where India wrapped t

Nov 8 2015
Yuvraj Singh's 187 frustrates Gujarat while Unmukt Chand carries Delhi to victory in Ranji Trophy: Day 4 Roundup
Yuvraj Singh's 187 frustrates Gujarat while Unmukt Chand carries Delhi to victory in Ranji Trophy: Day 4 Roundup

Yuvraj Singh produced a vintage knock against a handy Gujarat bowling attack In an awe-inspiring performance, Yuvraj Singh reminded the selectors of his abilities with a flamboyant century against Gujarat in Mohali. His knock of 187 from 233 balls included 14 fours and 7 sixes, came against a bowling unit which included the likes of RP Singh, Jasprit Bumrah and Ramesh Powar and powered Punjab to a massive score of 608. Bharghav Bh

Oct 18 2015
Dinesh Karthik hopes to make return to Indian squad
Dinesh Karthik hopes to make return to Indian squad

Dinesh Karthik wants to score runs until the selectors take notice Tamil Nadu wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has had never had or has never been able to keep his place in the Indian Cricket Team for a long enough duration. He did not do himself any good by being inconsistent when he did get a chance to prove himself. His average of under 28 runs in both Tests and ODIs does not make impressive reading. But, one could also argue that he w

Oct 17 2015
Aaron 5-for shatters Kerala as Dinesh Karthik's stellar innings rescues Tamil Nadu in Ranji Trophy: Day 2 Roundup
Aaron 5-for shatters Kerala as Dinesh Karthik's stellar innings rescues Tamil Nadu in Ranji Trophy: Day 2 Roundup

Varun Aaron brushed aside Kerala with a rapid spell Indian speedster Varun Aaron delivered a sharp performance with the ball as his 5-wicket haul dismantled Kerala for 148. Filled with pace and fury, Aaron tested the Kerala batsmen on a demanding surface in Malappuram. The Jharkhand batsmen swelled the lead past 100 with still 8 wickets remaining. Jharkhand 202 & 47/2 (Kishan 30*, Gomez 2-8); Kerala 148 (Rohan Prem 52, Aaron 5-23)

Oct 16 2015
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