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Glenn Maxwell with an epic reply after fan tries to troll him on Twitter
Glenn Maxwell with an epic reply after fan tries to troll him on Twitter

Maxwell had a torrid time against New ZealandA couple of weeks ago, Glenn Maxwell was crowned Australia’s ODI Player of the Year, a year after he won the T20 cricketer of the year. But his performances since then haven't been up to the same standards.In the Chappell-Hadlee trophy against New Zealand, Maxwell struggled as he got two ducks in three matches. He finished the series with six runs and an average of just 2. As Australia lost t

Feb 8 2016
New Zealand-Australia Combined ODI XI
New Zealand-Australia Combined ODI XI

The Trans-Tasman rivalry in ODIs is all set to be rekindled in the form of a 3-match bilateral series scheduled to be played in New Zealand between February 3 and February 8. It is a special series, more so because it will be the last one for the Kiwi captain Brendon McCullum before his retirement. The last ODI meeting Australia and New Zealand was the final of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup where the Aussies emerged victorious and grabbed their

Feb 2 2016
Why are cricketers these days preferring franchise-based T20 leagues over Test cricket?
Why are cricketers these days preferring franchise-based T20 leagues over Test cricket?

 Financially these leagues do make a huge difference in our lives.Speaking ahead of the third Test against England at Johannesburg, AB de Villiers dropped a bombshell when he refused to rule out the rumours regarding his impending retirement and said that he was focusing on the rest of the series as of now.“There has been a few rumours floating around and in most rumours there is always a little bit of truth,” said De Villiers af

Feb 1 2016
Our romance with Yuvraj gets a new chapter
Our romance with Yuvraj gets a new chapter

Flamboyance is attractive, isn't it?It was not much, but  at least, it was something. It was a high-profile comeback. Any comeback for a player of his stature has to be high profile. It had been his third since 2012. The previous match he had played was still on everyone's mind. It was 660 days ago, on 6 April 2014. It was a final, the World T20 final. Half the world felt his career was over after the match.They had reasons to.

Feb 1 2016
Comic: MS Dhoni - Faster than the blink of an eye!
Comic: MS Dhoni - Faster than the blink of an eye!

 

India post a total of 184 runs against Australia in second T20I
India post a total of 184 runs against Australia in second T20I

Kohli continued his brilliant run of formIndia posted a strong 184 for three against Australia in the second of the three-match Twenty20 International (T20I) series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here on Friday.Openers Rohit Sharma (60 in 47 deliveries) and Shikhar Dhawan (32 in 22) provided a 97-run partnership in 11 overs till the latter's dismissal.Later, Virat Kohli scored a quick-fire 59 not out in 33 deliveries as India mustered

Jan 29 2016
5 Talking Points: Australia v India, 2nd T20I
5 Talking Points: Australia v India, 2nd T20I

The victorious Indian T20I squad after winning their first T20I series in Australia After having won the first T20I at the Adelaide Oval convincingly, India was looking to seal the three-match series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Australia won the toss and elected to field and allowed India to bat first. The Indian top-order once again proved their prowess as they piled on the runs at a healthy rate and scored 184/3 in 20 overs. Austral

Jan 29 2016
India vs Australia 2nd T20I, MCG Preview: India look to win their first T20I series in Australia
India vs Australia 2nd T20I, MCG Preview: India look to win their first T20I series in Australia

On a high after a thumping victory at the Adelaide Oval, India would look to win their first T20I series in Australia.On a high after a dominating the show in the first Twenty20 International, India will aim to hold on to their current form and, most importantly, seal the three-match series when they face Australia in the second match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground here on Friday.Having lost the One-Day International (ODI) 1-4, the visitors came

Jan 28 2016
Maxwell credits Stephen Fleming for career turnaround
Maxwell credits Stephen Fleming for career turnaround

Maxwell was adjudged as Australia’s ODI Player of the Year at the 2016 Allan Border Medal Ceremony.Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has credited former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming for bringing maturity and responsibility to his career, which is flourishing now.Maxwell's career has hit an upward curve in the last few months and he was rewarded with Australia's One-Day International (ODI) Player of the Year on Wednesday nig

Jan 28 2016
10 worst leaves by batsmen in recent times
10 worst leaves by batsmen in recent times

Glenn Maxwell is bowled while leaving the ball in a BBL match Getting bowled is one of the worst ways of being dismissed for any batsman. It can be all the more embarrasing when someone loses his stumps while attempting to leave the ball. However, cricket is no stranger to such misjudgements on the part of the batsmen and it does happen more often in Test cricket. Swashbuckling Australian batsman Glen Maxwell took it a step further recently

Jan 28 2016
David Warner and Steven Smith to miss rest of India T20I series, Glenn Maxwell returns
David Warner and Steven Smith to miss rest of India T20I series, Glenn Maxwell returns

Steven Smith and David Warner among the Australian team singing the national anthem prior the 1st T20IAustralia will be without the services of two of their best batsmen, David Warner and Steven Smith, as they look to come back from a 0-1 series deficit in the ongoing 3-match T20I series against India. Glenn Maxwell, who is expected to return from the sore hamstring which kept him out of the 1st T20I, will be one of two inclusions in th

Jan 28 2016
David Warner wins Allan Border medal; Maxwell wins ODI cricketer of the year award
David Warner wins Allan Border medal; Maxwell wins ODI cricketer of the year award

David Warner posing with his Allan Border medal.Australia's swashbuckling batsman David Warner was given the Allan Border Medal for being the most outstanding cricketer and was also adjudged to be the best Test player of the year at a glittering award ceremony here on Wednesday.Hard-hitting batsman Glenn Maxwell was named the One-Day International (ODI) player of the year.The Australian opener won the prestigious Allan Border medal for the fi

Jan 27 2016
Who said what: World reacts after India draws first blood in T20 series against Australia
Who said what: World reacts after India draws first blood in T20 series against Australia

Virat Kohli’s highest T20I score helped India post 188Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 90 and a strong performance from India’s spinners helped India take a 1-0 lead over Australia in the three-match T20 series. After being asked to bat, Kohli and Suresh Raina added 134 for the second wicket to help India post 188.In response, Australia got off to the perfect start as David Warner and Aaron Finch got them off to a flyer. But just when the

Jan 26 2016
Glenn Maxwell trolls Suresh Raina after he gets bowled on a dead ball
Glenn Maxwell trolls Suresh Raina after he gets bowled on a dead ball

Suresh Raina gets bowled on a dead ball by James FaulknerSuresh Raina was bowled in the 9th over of the Indian innings when he had been on 14, but had survived after the umpire had allowed him to get away with a very late pull out. After sending the first ball of the James Faulkner over for a boundary, he waited until very late to pull out of a shot as Faulkner steamed in to bowl the second delivery.Faulkner was already in his delivery

Jan 26 2016
ICC ODI Rankings: Rohit Sharma rises to career-high fifth spot, MS Dhoni slips out of top 10 after eight years
ICC ODI Rankings: Rohit Sharma rises to career-high fifth spot, MS Dhoni slips out of top 10 after eight years

 Rohit Sharma’s heroics Down Under have seen him break into the top 5The latest ICC Player Rankings for ODIs, updated on January 24, has seen Rohit Sharma rise eight places to a career-high fifth spot on the batsmen's’ chart. Sharma had a stellar ODI series against Australia, scoring 441 runs in 5 matches – which included two centuries and a 99 made in a winning cause.Rohit is now the second placed Indian batsmen in the

Jan 24 2016
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