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5 possible replacements for Michael Clarke
5 possible replacements for Michael Clarke

The term ‘swag’ that is a part of common parlance today, was, I believe, described visually many years ago when a man named Michael John Clarke made his Test debut for Australia in 2004. Golden blonde beach hair, shiny ear studs, you would be excused for believing that Clarke got lost en route a rock concert and instead, landed with a baggy green on his head with a cricket bat in hand. But this was no accident. Clarke burst onto the

Aug 17 2015
5 stand-in captains who have an excellent record
5 stand-in captains who have an excellent record

Captaincy is more than an art in Cricket. It involves mustering several elements like leadership, immense concentration and awareness, man-management, sacrifices, strategizing and empathizing on and off the field. Few captains take the role like a duck takes to water and few others learn the tricks of the trade along with time. One of the most important aspects of captaincy from a team management perspective is to identify the deputy/successor f

Jul 5 2015
Australian batsman George Bailey to play for Hobart Hurricanes
Australian batsman George Bailey to play for Hobart Hurricanes

Hobart Hurricanes’ George Bailey and Darren Sammy during a Bid Bash League match in January 2015 Hobart, June 11: Australia middle-order batsman George Bailey has confirmed that he has signed a two-year deal with Hobart Hurricanes in the T20 Big Bash League. "It's been a busy season and there is a lot to get through before the Hurricanes hit off, but the list is coming together nicely and I'm looking forward to being Hurr

Jun 11 2015
IPL 2015: A season of disappointments for Kings XI Punjab
IPL 2015: A season of disappointments for Kings XI Punjab

The Kings XI Punjab were expected to carry on their great form into 2015 In what was possibly one of the biggest failures by a team from which much was expected, the Kings XI Punjab dashed the hopes of all their fans this IPL as they slumped to the bottom of the points table. After thumping the Chennai Super Kings in the playoffs last year and making it to the finals of IPL 2014, where they finished as runners-up, the boys from Punjab faile

May 24 2015
5 reasons why KXIP have failed this year
5 reasons why KXIP have failed this year

Strange things happen in cricket. The 20 over format seems short but in cricket even that short time-frame sees wild swings. Momentum and confidence are everything in T20 and if there is one team that is the epitome of this observation, it is a passionate owner’s unlucky team, Kings XI Punjab. Year after year, we have seen PreityZinta supporting her team, only to see them falter at various stages. In 2014, Kings XI Punjab was everyone&rsq

George Bailey - The smiling Assassin
George Bailey - The smiling Assassin

He wins he smiles....he loses and still smiles... Did the team win? He is smiling. Did the team lose? He is smiling too. He claps for his bowler always. He claps if the opposition batsmen hits a good shot. He was never seen angry. Maybe only a little disapponted sometimes. No wonder he is called “smiley.” He never forgets to acknowledge the other teams effort, whether the result is a win or loss. It is a bit of a r

May 20 2015
Why have the Australian players struggled in IPL 2015?
Why have the Australian players struggled in IPL 2015?

Glenn Maxwell has been the biggest disappointment from an Australian perspective Over the previous 7 editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Australian players have had a huge impact for their respective teams. They have always been considered as crucial for the success of the IPL teams they have played for. Shaun Marsh was a very consistent performer for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) for the last seven seasons while Glenn Maxwell won the

May 20 2015
IPL 2015: Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings - Venue, date and predicted line-ups
IPL 2015: Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings - Venue, date and predicted line-ups

CSK defeated KXIP comfortably when they last met Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) take on Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in match 54 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali. CSK will be looking to win and seal one of the top-two places in the league table. They are the first team to qualify for the playoffs and now will be looking to test their bench strength against the KXIP side. The home team, KXI

May 16 2015
IPL 2015: Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore - Venue, date and predicted line-ups
IPL 2015: Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore - Venue, date and predicted line-ups

Chris Gayle maintains a very good record against KXIP Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will host Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in match 50 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali. KXIP have had a difficult and struggling season with only 2 wins from the 12 matches they played. They lie last in the league table and have nothing to lose now in the tournament. RCB, on the other hand, will be eyeing

May 13 2015
Royal Challengers Bangalore on guard against Kings XI Punjab
Royal Challengers Bangalore on guard against Kings XI Punjab

Will Gayle score a hundred again? Mohali, May 12 (IANS) When Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) face Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium here on Wednesday they will know well that they cannot let their guard down. Kings XI have taken a real hammering in the tournament winning just two of their 12 matches, while RCB are on the brink of making it to the play-offs w

May 12 2015
IPL 2015: Sunrisers Hyderabad aim at consolidation against Kings XI Punjab
IPL 2015: Sunrisers Hyderabad aim at consolidation against Kings XI Punjab

Shikhar Dhawan and David Warner duo will hope for a good start again Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will look to consolidate their position among the top four during their match against bottom-placed Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Monday. Hyderabad's six-run victory over Delhi Daredevils in Raipur on Saturday improved their current campaign, having begun on an average note str

May 11 2015
IPL 2015: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab - Venue, date and predicted line-ups
IPL 2015: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab - Venue, date and predicted line-ups

KKR will look to extend their winning streak at home Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will host Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in match 44 of the Indian Premier League (IPL). KKR is lying 3rd in the league standing with 13 points in their pocket from 6 wins in 11 matches. A win against their visitor today will take them closer to the playoffs. KXIP will be playing for pride as they are out of the league title’s race. Head-to-head both th

May 9 2015
IPL 2015: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab - Venue, date and predicted line-ups
IPL 2015: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab - Venue, date and predicted line-ups

Chris Gayle has scored 427 runs in 8 matches against KXIP Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will host Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in match 40 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. KXIP team is in deep trouble and that reflects in the league table too where they lie last with just two wins from 9 games they played. And all that caused problems to Punjab is their batting line-up where from their opener to mid

May 6 2015
IPL 2015: Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians - Venue, date and predicted line-ups
IPL 2015: Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians - Venue, date and predicted line-ups

Kings XI Punjab defeated Mumbai Indians in their previous meet Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Mumbai Indians (MI) are placed at the bottom of the standings. They face-off today in the match 35 of Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali. Here are all the details about the fixture: Venue: Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali Date: May 3, 2015, 4:00 PM Indian Standard Time (IST) Previous mee

May 3 2015