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6 retired players who would still find a place in their respective teams
6 retired players who would still find a place in their respective teams

Harsha Bhogle once remarked- “Another flower must bloom, another boy must become a man.” This beautifully sums up the essence of retirement in a sport. The aura of our champion players seems to grow with each day after they are gone. All their failures on the turf are tucked in nicely in some dingy corner of our heart as we continue basking in the glory of the numerous achievements that defined their celebrated career

Jul 10 2015
13 legendary cricketers we would like to see in the MCL
13 legendary cricketers we would like to see in the MCL

Following the big announcement of a T20 tournament for retired legends by Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne, former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has announced another tournament for veterans called the Masters Champions League. The event will be held in the UAE in February next year. It will comprise of 6 teams consisting of icon players and players from associate nations. The catchcry will be the icons and Brian Lara, Wasim Akram, Adam Gilchr

Jun 21 2015
T20 has improved spinner's ability: Vettori
T20 has improved spinner's ability: Vettori

Vettori has retired from international cricket Jamaica, June 18 (IANS) Former New Zealand left-arm spinner and captain Daniel Vettori believes the Twenty20 format has helped spinners evolve in the long run, also adding that it has made the spinners think a step ahead of the batsman and take extra risks. Having announced his retirement following the 2015 World Cup final, Vettori is now the coach of two franchises, Royal Challengers Bangalore

Jun 18 2015
5 great performances by 'Bhajji' that shall give hope to Indian Fans
5 great performances by 'Bhajji' that shall give hope to Indian Fans

The cry,‘Nice bowling Bhajji! Come on Bhajji!’ shall soon be heard echoing in an international match as the ‘Turbanator’ is all set to return in the Indian white flannels against Bangladesh in a one match Test series. After a very good hunt in the Indian Premier League (IPL), his call-up was inevitable. Harbhajan, himself would never tend to erase the following fond memories and as it is said ‘A wounded Li

Jun 1 2015
Black Caps in the CWC 2015 - A gritty, aggressive Campaign
Black Caps in the CWC 2015 - A gritty, aggressive Campaign

New Zealand reached the finals for the first time The Black Caps started as one of the favourites in the World Cup primarily due to the success they attained recently leading up to the tournament and the fact that the World Cup was played in their backyard. New Zealand always start as a very good side, but have never gone on to reach the pinnacle of success on the highest level. This time, it was however very different…..

Ashwin is an exceptional bowler, says Vettori
Ashwin is an exceptional bowler, says Vettori

Ashwin has earned the praise of former New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori Bengaluru, April 21 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) head coach Daniel Vettori says Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is an "exceptional" bowler. "He has been around for a long time and been successful. He is one guy who is always developing himself and updating his game to go with the new challenges. That is a sign that he is an exceptiona

Apr 21 2015
Best coaching staff XI of IPL 2015
Best coaching staff XI of IPL 2015

After Mumbai Indians slumped to their 4th successive defeat this IPL, social media left no stone unturned to make light work of the beleaguered team. The most interesting and hilarious of the case in points is the proposed swap between the Mumbai Indians support staff and players on the field of play. While this started on a lighter note, a closer look at the support staff of all the teams in the IPL does make for an intriguing discussi

Apr 19 2015
The story of 5 World Cup swansongs
The story of 5 World Cup swansongs

The World Cup season is now over, and it’s time to usher in the week of the IPL. As the dust settles over a glitzy 2 months of cricketing extravaganza (and for England, India and the home team a few more months than that), it’s time to take a step back and muse over the eventful period of cricket just gone by. Little things are sometimes lost in big moments, but the full implications hit us in due course of time. This World Cup, as ha

Apr 8 2015
IPL 2015: Know your IPL coaching staff
IPL 2015: Know your IPL coaching staff

How often have you seen a team manager scream and yell and cheer from the sidelines of a football field? How often have you seen a coach do a fist pump from the gallery of a tennis stadium or a trainer leave a gasp of breath from the outside of a sprint field? Rare though it is to see such scenes in a game of cricket, rest assured, a coach plays as important a role in the performance of a team as the players do. A coach is so

Apr 7 2015
6 World Cup heroes who will be missed in this year's IPL
6 World Cup heroes who will be missed in this year's IPL

Barely a few days since the World Cup fever died down, we are already getting ready for the first ball of IPL 2015 to be bowled! Every single team is geared up for the challenge as they all begin the tournament with settled squads. But after watching the performances of some of the players in the showpiece event in Australia and New Zealand, one would be eager to see them in action again in the World's most famous T20 league. But u

Apr 6 2015
Experience of managing Indian pacers to help my RCB stint: Bharat Arun
Experience of managing Indian pacers to help my RCB stint: Bharat Arun

Bharat Arun Bangalore, April 3: New Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) bowling coach Bharat Arun said on Friday that his experience of managing the Indian cricket team's pacers in the World Cup gives him immense confidence of providing a creditable performance in his newest job. Arun will join the likes of Daniel Vettori, Allan Donald and batting/fielding guru Trent Woodhill in masterminding the Virat Kohli-led team's Indian Premier

Apr 4 2015
New Zealand cricket will never be the same again without Daniel Vettori
New Zealand cricket will never be the same again without Daniel Vettori

Daniel Vettori of New Zealand looks dejected in the field during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup final match For two reasons, the recently concluded World Cup final brought immense grief to the supporters of New Zealand cricket team. While the crushing defeat in the hands of their arch-rivals Australia that prevented the Black Caps from laying hands on their maiden World title is obviously one, the second is the indigestible fa

Apr 2 2015
Daniel Vettori appointed as Big Bash League outfit Brisbane Heat's head coach
Daniel Vettori appointed as Big Bash League outfit Brisbane Heat's head coach

Daniel Vettori Recently retired New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori has been confirmed as the head coach of Big Bash League side Brisbane Heat. Vettori, who will replace Stuart Law, has signed a contract that will last for three years. Law was ousted from the club after a dismal 2013/14 season which saw the Heat win just 2 matches out of the 8 they played in. Vettori had recently put an end to his playing career at the end of the World Cup,

Apr 2 2015
Daniel Vettori is my kind of cricketer: Bishen Singh Bedi
Daniel Vettori is my kind of cricketer: Bishen Singh Bedi

Daniel Vettori  – Servant of New Zealand cricket for 18 years Former Indian spinner, Bishan Singh Bedi, lavished praise on Daniel Vettori for his illustrious international career. Bedi, a fellow left-arm spinner, is one of the best men to judge bowlers having taken 266 wickets from 67 Test matches. In his interview, the Indian spin-wizard heaped praise on Vettori stating, “I liked his attitude, his will

Apr 2 2015