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How Harbhajan Singh got Australians to stop sledging him!
How Harbhajan Singh got Australians to stop sledging him!

Harbhajan Singh has always enjoyed stormy relationship with the AustraliansIndian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has enjoyed a rather stormy relationship with the Australians. He has always been in the midst of any controversial moments during India- Australia clashes. The infamous Sydney Test Match in 2008 springs back to life whenever Harbhajan and Australians are spoken about in the same breath.The ace spinner has enjoyed a very fruitful spe

May 26 2016
Shane Watson: Rahul Dravid will do an incredible job as Indian Coach
Shane Watson: Rahul Dravid will do an incredible job as Indian Coach

Shane Watson and Rahul Dravid played together for the now-suspended Rajasthan Royals New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Veteran Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has backed batting legend Rahul Dravid to step in as the Indian cricket team's head coach, should the former captain get the cricket board's nod for the vacant post."At the starting point, there is no doubt about the quality of person Rahul Dravid is. I was very fortunate to kn

May 26 2016
5 players with a history of disciplinary issues in the IPL
5 players with a history of disciplinary issues in the IPL

The Indian Premier League has always produced entertainment since its inception in 2008, with some super exciting cricket. But the aggressive mode of the cash-rich T20 league sometimes goes beyond the spirit of the game.While most play the tournament with great sportsmanship, there are some players who have been involved in disciplinary issues over the years. The on-field aggression sometimes takes control of the person and leads to unwarran

May 25 2016
Raina dropped; Faisal, Chahal get maiden call for Zimbabwe tour (Roundup)
Raina dropped; Faisal, Chahal get maiden call for Zimbabwe tour (Roundup)

Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Despite being in top form in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), star batsman Suresh Raina was dropped from the Indian cricket squads announced on Monday for the limited overs tour to Zimbabwe in June and the four-match Test tour to the West Indies in July-August. While Raina, who led Gujarat Lions squad to the IPL play-offs after finishing atop the table, has been ignored, Mumbai batsman Rohit Sharma's inclusion in t

May 23 2016
Virat Kohli advised rest, Murali Vijay not fit for Zimbabwe tour: Sandeep Patil
Virat Kohli advised rest, Murali Vijay not fit for Zimbabwe tour: Sandeep Patil

Virat Kohli is the leading run scorer in IPL 2016All-India cricket senior selection committee chairman Sandeep Patil on Tuesday said that India Test skipper Virat Kohli has been advised rest by the team's physiotherapist Patrick Farhart after the completion of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and before the all-important Test series tour of West Indies in July-August.Kohli has been performing for India in all the formats of the game over the p

IPL 2016: Gujarat Lions annihilate Mumbai Indians to secure playoffs berth
IPL 2016: Gujarat Lions annihilate Mumbai Indians to secure playoffs berth

Suresh Raina guided his team to the win to secure a place in the playoffsLeading from the front, skipper Suresh Raina (58) smashed a much need half-century to guide Gujarat Lions to a six-wicket victory over Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match in Kanpur on Saturday.After the win, Gujarat climb to the top of the points table with 18 points from 14 games and qualify for the playoffs.Batting first, riding on Nitish Rana&

May 22 2016
GL vs MI, IPL 2016 Results, Match Highlights & Updated Points Table
GL vs MI, IPL 2016 Results, Match Highlights & Updated Points Table

Suresh Raina’s 58 helped Gujarat Lions secure a playoff spotThe IPL had arrived at such a stage where every game was going to impact the final 4 spots on the points table. With just 3 games left in the group stage, all the 6 teams involved had a chance to qualify for the playoffs. All the teams would keep an eye on the results of every game.First, it was the Gujarat Lions who took on Mumbai Indians at home in the 52nd match of the season. G

May 21 2016
IPL 2016 Stats: Resurgent Raina guides Gujarat Lions into the playoffs
IPL 2016 Stats: Resurgent Raina guides Gujarat Lions into the playoffs

Suresh Raina played a match-winning innings of 59 runs off just 36 ballsThe defending champions of the Indian Premier League, the Mumbai Indians, were all but knocked out of the tournament today after they lost their last league game against the Gujarat Lions by 6 wickets at the Green Park Stadium, Kanpur. With the victory, the Lions became the first team to qualify for the playoffs.The only chance that Mumbai have of qualifying is if the Kolkata

May 21 2016
IPL 2016: JP Duminy backs Delhi Daredevils mentor Rahul Dravid as Team India coach
IPL 2016: JP Duminy backs Delhi Daredevils mentor Rahul Dravid as Team India coach

Rahul Dravid has been involved with coaching the U-19 and India A teamsIt seems that the clamour behind Rahul Dravid’s appointment for coaching Team India is getting stronger everyday. The Delhi Daredevils mentor has got the backing of another one of his team members in JP Duminy.Speaking to Telegraph India, the South African batsman felt that Dravid would be the ideal person to guide India’s promising players into achieving their com

May 20 2016
GL vs MI Match Prediction: Who will win the match between Gujarat Lions and Mumbai Indians, IPL 2016, Match 54
GL vs MI Match Prediction: Who will win the match between Gujarat Lions and Mumbai Indians, IPL 2016, Match 54

Suresh Raina, skipper of the Gujarat LionsThe match at the Green Park stadium in Kanpur is going to be a huge game for both the Gujarat Lions and the Mumbai Indians. The repercussions of the result are huge; this could well be the match that decides the playoff lineup. Mumbai's chances of progressing become extremely bright if they win this game, as their positive net run rate will more or less take them through to the las

May 20 2016
Harbhajan Singh launches micro-fantasy sports application Ballr
Harbhajan Singh launches micro-fantasy sports application Ballr

Harbhajan Singh at the launch of Ballr with CEO Sam Jones (R) and India head Rohan Kumar.Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh launched Ballr, a micro-fantasy sports mobile application owned by Fantasy Sport Technologies in New Delhi on Thursday. A new platform created with the aim of engaging sports fans, Ballr is a “unique and disruptive” micro gaming app that will connect millions of fans throughout Asia. The word “Baller” i

May 20 2016
Harbhajan Singh suggests longer boundaries to stem run flow in T20s
Harbhajan Singh suggests longer boundaries to stem run flow in T20s

Harbhajan Singh is part of the Mumbai Indians side in the IPLIn a bid to check the growing domination of batsmen in the Twenty20 format, star off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Thursday suggested a change in rules in the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) to bring some relief to the bowlers.Admitting the game has become more batsmen-friendly with the advent of T20 cricket, the Punjab tweaker suggested that the shortened boundaries should be avoide

May 20 2016
Harbhajan Singh believes Rahul Dravid and Zaheer Khan are ideal candidates for Indian coaching role
Harbhajan Singh believes Rahul Dravid and Zaheer Khan are ideal candidates for Indian coaching role

Singh (L) also spoke about Daniel Vettori’s chances of getting the top jobVeteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Thursday backed his former skipper and legendary batsman Rahul Dravid to become the next India head coach, which has been lying vacant for more than a year following the departure of Zimbabwean Duncan Fletcher.Harbhajan also suggested that recently-retired pacer Zaheer Khan will make a very good bowling coach for the national sid

May 20 2016
Harbhajan Singh unsure about the future of Day-Night Tests
Harbhajan Singh unsure about the future of Day-Night Tests

Harbhajan Singh He may have played 103 Tests, but star off-spinner Harbhajan Singh is still uncertain if the new concept of playing day/night Test matches using pink balls will bear fruit in the long run for cricket's traditional format.In a bid to revive and draw more crowds to the longest format, the International Cricket Council (ICC) introduced the concept of playing day/night Tests, with the first match being played between arch-riv

May 19 2016
I would pick AB de Villiers over Chris Gayle in T20s: Harbhajan Singh
I would pick AB de Villiers over Chris Gayle in T20s: Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh would pick AB de Villiers over Chris Gayle in his T20 side.Destructive batting, great six hitting ability and the penchant to entertain are qualities possessed by both Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers, who play for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL), However, choosing between the two would be tough right? Not for Mumbai Indians and India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who said he would choose ABD over G

May 19 2016
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