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10 highest successful bids in IPL auction history
10 highest successful bids in IPL auction history

The 2016 IPL Auction was held in Bangalore on February 6, 2016 (Image courtesy: BCCI) The ninth Indian Premier League (IPL) auction took place on February 6, 2016, in Bangalore and franchises battled hard against each other to earn the services of the best available players. Of the 351 players who were available on the auction list, 94 of them were sold. 66 Indian players and 28 overseas players were sold on the day of the auction to take th

Feb 11 2016
ODI centuries by Indian players in and against Australia
ODI centuries by Indian players in and against Australia

Rohit Sharma played a marvellous innings of unbeaten 171 runs in 1st ODI game against Australia but ended on the losing side. This is not the first time that an Indian player has struck a century against Aussies in their homeland and could not see their team winning the day. Rohit Sharma’s 171* was the 50th century for any player and 8th for Indian players against Australia in Australia, and overall there are 40 players incl

Jan 14 2016
How the Australian tour can help India find a new finisher for the ODIs
How the Australian tour can help India find a new finisher for the ODIs

MS Dhoni has been India’s prime finisher for quite some time now India’s ODI Cricket saw its golden period from the year 2009 to 2013. India won most of the major trophies including the World Cup, Champions Trophy, Asia Cup and the CB Series in Australia. India had a formidable batting line-up with Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh as the top 5 in the line-up.But most of the achieveme

Jan 12 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

Jan 4 2016
Gautam Gambhir responds to rumours that he snubbed MS Dhoni handshake
Gautam Gambhir responds to rumours that he snubbed MS Dhoni handshake

MS Dhoni and Gautam Gambhir running between the wickets for IndiaGautam Gambhir has responded to reports saying that he had refused to shake MS Dhoni’s hand after the conclusion of their respective teams’ Vijay Hazare Trophy clash, coming up with proof that he, in fact, had taken Dhoni’s hand after the game.The match in question was the quarter-final between Delhi and Jharkhand in the Vijay Hazare Trophy on December 23, which wa

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2015/16, Final: Gujarat demolish Delhi to be crowned champions
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2015/16, Final: Gujarat demolish Delhi to be crowned champions

Jasprit Bumrah picked up a five-for in the 2015/16 Vijay Hazare Tropy final against DelhiGujarat have been crowned as the 2015/16 Vijay Hazare Trophy champions after beating a star-studded Delhi by 139 runs at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. This is Gujarat's first Vijay Hazare Trophy title as they put in all-round display to come out as convincing winners.Delhi had beaten a consistent Himachal Pradesh in the semi-finals to reach the

Dec 28 2015
110 Indian cricketers fined for indiscipline in 2015
110 Indian cricketers fined for indiscipline in 2015

Gautam Gambhir’s 70% fine for the altercation with Manoj Tiwary was the biggest The gentleman’s game has seen quite a lot of ungentlemanly behaviour on the field in the recent years. Players of international repute have been caught on camera hurling abuses at each other. These incidents have proved quite harmful to the reputation of the game and while disciplinary measures against these players have been taken, as is the norm, no

Dec 26 2015
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
Kirti Azad exposes corruption in Delhi cricket administration
Kirti Azad exposes corruption in Delhi cricket administration

Azad, in a press conference revealed several anomalies during the functioning of the DDCA. Amid the controversy lurking around the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) and its former president, Mr. Arun Jaitely, sitting BJP MP and former Delhi and India cricketer Kirti Azad held a press conference moments ago and revealed about the corrupt practices allegedly happening in the DDCA over the years through a 28-minute vid

Dec 20 2015
Sehwag and Gambhir come out in support of Arun Jaitley
Sehwag and Gambhir come out in support of Arun Jaitley

The Delhi players have dismissed the allegations against their former president Delhi and India stalwarts, Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir, have backed the former Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) president and the incumbent Finance Minister of India, Mr. Arun Jaitley, over the recent controversy of him being involved in the corrupt practices that took place in the board during his 13-year reign which ended

Dec 20 2015
How Indian team players performed in the Vijay Hazare Trophy group stage
How Indian team players performed in the Vijay Hazare Trophy group stage

The group stage of the Vijay Hazare Trophy has come to an end and we now move on to the knockouts which are due to commence on 23 December. The tournament has already seen a lot of cricketing action over the past week, with both India’s domestic and international players showing their mettle. Among players from the national team, there have been some pretty decent performances and a few mediocre ones as well, while some former players are

Dec 19 2015
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2015 - What each team requires to qualify for quarter finals
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2015 - What each team requires to qualify for quarter finals

Yuvraj Singh has been the highest scorer for Punjab, who will fight to make it to the last 8 After two weeks of hard-fought action between the 27 teams of India, we have reached the final day of the league stage of the 2015 Vijay Hazare Trophy. On Friday, a number of crucial encounters are going to be played across the country, to decide which 8 teams make it through to the quarter-final stage of India’s premier domestic 50-ove

Dec 18 2015
How Team India players have fared in the Vijay Hazare Trophy so far
How Team India players have fared in the Vijay Hazare Trophy so far

A new season of India's most prestigious domestic one-day tournament, the Vijay Hazare Trophy, is currently underway. The tournament serves as a remarkable platform not only for the domestic talents to display their 50-over skills, but also for players from the national team to sharpen their skills. This year, there has been a lot of buzz around the Vijay Hazare Trophy primarily because quite a number of Team India players from across format

Dec 15 2015
5 cricketers who missed matches for strange reasons
5 cricketers who missed matches for strange reasons

Players missing out on matches has been quite a common thing ever since the game of cricket came into existence. Injuries are more often than not the primary reason as is the trend of resting big players in less important matches. Even playing conditions may warrant a player to sit out of a match to accomodate others. But there have been moments in the history of cricket when players have come up with the strangest of reasons for not playing a m

Dec 12 2015
BCCI's denial cancels cricketers' felicitation ceremony
BCCI's denial cancels cricketers' felicitation ceremony

Felicitation of former Delhi cricketers was proposed by the Delhi Government, but denied by the BCCI The BCCI, on Saturday, denied the Delhi Government the permission to organize a felicitation ceremony for the World Cup winning cricketers from the State of Delhi at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium. The ceremony was proposed to be organized inside the field of play, which the BCCI said, would have violated norms. 10 legends of t

Dec 5 2015
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