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IPL 2016: Team of the month - April
IPL 2016: Team of the month - April

Newcomers Gujarat Lions sit on top of the IPL table, along with the Kolkata Knight Riders. The season hasn’t started well for the other newcomers, Rising Pune Supergiants, while another giant, the Royal Challengers Bangalore have struggled as well. April 2016 saw 27 matches of IPL action, some great batting, huge sixes, phenomal catches and great individual bowling performances. With this in mind, we pick the top 11 performers of the month,

May 3 2016
IPL 2016: 5 surprise performers so far in this season
IPL 2016: 5 surprise performers so far in this season

The beauty of the IPL lies in its unpredictability. With such a huge roster of players, the tournament keeps getting new heroes every day.Every team has a set of marquee players, the star performers who become the face of the franchise and are expected to fire in every innings. However, despite a Kohli in Bangalore, or a Dhoni in Pune, an off-day for the stars gives lesser known players an opportunity to fill the missing pieces, or stereotyp

May 3 2016
IPL 2016, GL vs SRH Playing 11: Today's Probable XI for Gujarat Lions, Finch will be playing
IPL 2016, GL vs SRH Playing 11: Today's Probable XI for Gujarat Lions, Finch will be playing

Aaron Finch celebrates against Mumbai IndiansGujarat Lions (GL) returns to the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot to take on the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) after their last-ball win over the Mumbai Indians away from home. The Lions, debutants in the IPL, have gone off to a perfect start, taking maximum points from their 3 matches. The Sunrisers are literally entering the Lions den at Rajkot after a convincing win over Mumbai in th

Apr 20 2016
5 memorable moments from the Mumbai Indians-Gujarat Lions match that don't fade away
5 memorable moments from the Mumbai Indians-Gujarat Lions match that don't fade away

Finally, this year’s IPL has had a game that went to the final ball. After a seemingly endless surge of one-sided affairs, the Wankhede became the ground that produced the best game of the competition so far.After halting Mumbai to a low score of 143—which would have been lower if it wasn’t for a late barrage from the Indians. Gujarat Lions’ batting also kept shaking, but Aaron Finch stood strong and saw them through.In th

Apr 17 2016
IPL 2016: 5 surprising exclusions in IPL teams so far
IPL 2016: 5 surprising exclusions in IPL teams so far

The 9th edition of the high-profile Indian Premier League completes a week today. The franchise-based multi-team tournament has already witnessed some high voltage action and lots of drama in this action-packed one week.All the teams are trying to get their team combination right as they seek for a balanced playing XI. However, there have been some notable exclusions in the playing XIs of the franchises. Proven performers like Shakib Al Hasan or

IPL 2016 Predicted XI Gujarat Lions
IPL 2016 Predicted XI Gujarat Lions

Since the Rajkot franchise didn't get first choice in the IPL draft, it was always going to be interesting to see who they went for. Aside from picking Suresh Raina, undoubtedly the IPL's most consistent batsman, they went for three all-rounders and a belligerent opener, knowing fully well that those players would cost a fortune when the IPL Auction came around.Also read: Kings XI Punjab vs Gujarat Lions Live Cricket Score: Catch IPL

Apr 7 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
5 emergency replacements before a big tournament
5 emergency replacements before a big tournament

Indian cricket team called up seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar as a cover for the doubtful Mohammad Shami before the ICC T20 World Cup, which starts tonight with India facing New Zealand in Nagpur. Mohammad Shami’s injury has been a cause of concern for the Indian team management for the last one year or so. Shami bowled in the warm-up games recently and looked in decent condition. However, as the Indian team management doesn’t want to take a

Mar 15 2016
Team India make support staff addition; Bhuvneshwar Kumar kept on stand-by
Team India make support staff addition; Bhuvneshwar Kumar kept on stand-by

Ravindra Jadeja and Bhuvneshwar Kumar enjoy a game of footballIndia embark on their World T20 campaign on Tuesday in Nagpur, hoping a win against the mighty New Zealand can set them up for a victorious run of form that leads to the title on 3rd April. The only drawback in the home team’s preparation has been regarding the fitness of pacer Mohammed Shami, who is still recovering from a Grade II left hamstring injury.Also read: Indi

Mar 15 2016
Robin Uthappa gets married to former tennis player Sheethal Goutham
Robin Uthappa gets married to former tennis player Sheethal Goutham

Thursday saw two Indian cricketers get married – Robin Uthappa and Dhawal KulkarniIndia cricketer Robin Uthappa got married to former tennis player Sheethal Goutham in a private Christian ceremony in Bengaluru on Thursday night. The event was graced by fellow cricketers Irfan Pathan, E.A.S. Prasanna, Brijesh Patel, Roger Binny, Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid, some of Uthappa's Karnataka teammates, and R.P. Singh.Uthappa and Goutham 

Mar 4 2016
Mumbai crush Saurashtra on Day 3 to win 41st Ranji Trophy title
Mumbai crush Saurashtra on Day 3 to win 41st Ranji Trophy title

Dhawal Kulkarni is congratulated by Mumbai teammatesMumbai came up with a superlative show on the third day of the Ranji Trophy final at the MCA Stadium in Pune, to blow away Saurashtra by an innings and 21 runs. The game, which had looked to be in the balance at the end of Day 2, ended as a one-sided match on Friday.Mumbai had a lead of 27 runs when play resumed, but Siddhesh Lad and Balwinder Sandhu brought up 103 runs for the 10th wicket,

Feb 26 2016
Mumbai inch ahead in Ranji Trophy final after topsy-turvy Day 2
Mumbai inch ahead in Ranji Trophy final after topsy-turvy Day 2

Shreyas Iyer ad Jaydev Unadkat were the stars on Day 2 of the Ranji Trophy finalMumbai have finished Day 2 of the ongoing Ranji Trophy Final at the MCA Stadium in Pune with a first innings lead of 27 runs over Saurashtra’s 235, with Siddhesh Lad (22*) and No.10 batsman Iqbal Abdulla (9*) finishing the day unbeaten.In a day of extremes, Saurashtra enjoyed the first half hour of play, when their No.10 batsman Jaydev Unadkat played a very

Feb 25 2016
Ranji Trophy Final Day 1: Vasavada and Mankad take Saurashtra to safety after Kulkarni heroics with the ball
Ranji Trophy Final Day 1: Vasavada and Mankad take Saurashtra to safety after Kulkarni heroics with the ball

Dhawal Kulkarni returned to the Mumbai side to pick up four wicketsThe 82nd Ranji Trophy final was Mumbai's 45th final in the history of the tournament. This described how difficult Mumbai's opponents, Saurashtra, would find it in the final encounter of the 2015/16 Ranji season. The two teams met each other during the 2012/13 Ranji Trophy final with Mumbai having come out victorious.Being played at the MCA Stadium in Pune, Mumba

Feb 24 2016
Ranji Trophy 2015-16 Final: Mumbai vs Saurashtra - Preview, Team News, Live stream and TV Channel Info
Ranji Trophy 2015-16 Final: Mumbai vs Saurashtra - Preview, Team News, Live stream and TV Channel Info

Shreyas Iyer will lead Mumbai’s charge for on unprecedented 41st Ranji Trophy success40-time champions Mumbai will start as undoubted favourites against Saurashtra in the final of the 2015-16 Ranji season to be held at Pune starting tomorrow. While Saurashtra have enjoyed a tremendous season progressing to the final hurdle after starting out in the plate division, Mumbai have showed yet again their might when it comes to Indian domesti

Feb 23 2016
Ranji Trophy SF, Day 1 Round-Up: Shreyas Iyer leads the way while Assam struggle in their maiden Ranji semi-final
Ranji Trophy SF, Day 1 Round-Up: Shreyas Iyer leads the way while Assam struggle in their maiden Ranji semi-final

Shreyas Iyer’s stocks continue to rise after yet another fine display in the Ranji Trophy semi-finalThe semi-finals of the 2015/16 Ranji Trophy season kicked off on Saturday with Mumbai taking on Madhya Pradesh at the DRIEMS Ground at Cuttack and Assam taking on Saurashtra at the Modi Bagh Stadium in Vadodara.The highlights of the day were Shreyas Iyer’s quick-fire 90 as Mumbai made it a point to prove their mettle scoring more than 3

Feb 13 2016
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