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Yusuf Pathan blessed with second child
Yusuf Pathan blessed with second child

KKR all-rounder Yusuf PathanIndia and KKR all-rounder, Yusuf Pathan has been blessed with his second child in the early hours of Thursday morning. There has been no official media announcement though Pathan himself and his brother Irfan have tweeted about it on their official twitter handles.Yusuf might now opt out of the coming KKR fixture to spend some time with his family. Yusuf had been blessed with his first child also in the middle of an IP

Apr 21 2016
10 players who have not won the IPL before
10 players who have not won the IPL before

The stage is set for yet another remarkable season of T20 cricket with the start of the 2016 VIVO Indian Premier League. In the 8-year history of the world's most popular domestic T20 tournament, we have seen 5 champion teams with 3 among them winning the title twice, namely the Chennai Super Kings, the Mumbai Indians and the Kolkata Knight Riders.While a number of big names have been part of a triumphant IPL team, there have been some supers

Apr 13 2016
IPL 2016: 5 Indian players who can stage a comeback to the national team
IPL 2016: 5 Indian players who can stage a comeback to the national team

The Indian Premier League presents a very good opportunity for players who have been sidelined from the National Team to perform and win their places back. There have been players who have performed consistently in the domestic circuit, but then performances on the big stage in front of all the cameras does their case no harm.Indian players who have been discarded in the past have used this platform to come back into National reckoning and t

Apr 7 2016
VIVO IPL 2016 New Teams: All you need to know about Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants
VIVO IPL 2016 New Teams: All you need to know about Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants

The 9th edition of the Indian Premier League is all set to get underway and it has all the ingredients to be yet another blockbuster. Things will be very different this time around as we will not see two of the most successful franchises in the tournament's history - Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals.Also read: IPL 2016 Highest Paid Players, Full List of IPL Season 9 Player SalariesHowever, the world's most popular T20 league

Apr 7 2016
IPL 2016 Predicted XI Rising Pune Supergiants
IPL 2016 Predicted XI Rising Pune Supergiants

Ever since it was announced that Rising Pune Supergiants were going to be one of the two new teams, the excitement surrounding who they would play began. And when they picked MS Dhoni as their first pick in the IPL draft for the two teams and announced Stephen Fleming as the coach, it became clear that they were trying to replicate the CSK model in Pune.Also read: VIVO IPL 2016 New Teams: All you need to know about Gujarat Lions and Rising P

7 star players from past India-Pakistan T20 World Cup encounters
7 star players from past India-Pakistan T20 World Cup encounters

As we draw closer to yet another T20 World Cup clash between arch rivals India and Pakistan, it is time to look back at the history of this epic battle in the marquee event of T20 cricket. Ever since the tournament was conceived, the Indians stretched their winning streak over Pakistan in World Cup cricket to the shortest format as well.However, this does not imply that the Pakistanis allowed their neighbours to steamroll them every time. They pu

Mar 19 2016
ICC World T20 2016: India vs Pakistan- 5 key battles
ICC World T20 2016: India vs Pakistan- 5 key battles

India would take on Pakistan in an all-important clash of the ICC World T20 2016The much-anticipated clash of the ICC World T20 2016 is just around the corner with India and Pakistan set to face each other for the second time in two months in a T20 competition at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.Despite the perfect record that India have against their neighbours in World Cups (whether 50 over or 20 over) it is Pakistan whoholdthe momentum going into the

Mar 18 2016
India Vs New Zealand Head to Head in T20Is, Match Records and Facts
India Vs New Zealand Head to Head in T20Is, Match Records and Facts

Brendon McCullum has been the best performer in the India vs New Zealand T20 clashesThe Super 10 stage of the ICC T20 World Cup starts on Tuesday, March 15 at Nagpur with hosts India taking on the mighty Kiwis in the opening match. India, the number 1 ranked team in the T20I format, will face an opponent they have never beaten in this format. When India won the tournament back in 2007, New Zealand was the only team that beat India in that tournam

Mar 14 2016
Unpicked ICC World T20 2016 XI
Unpicked ICC World T20 2016 XI

Viewers around the world are excited at the prospect of seeing their favourite heroes in action in the ICC World T20 this year in India. But a lot of our favourite cricketers are slated to miss out on the high-profile tournament through injuries or exclusion from their national squads. Let us look at some of the most promising players who were fit and available for selection but were overlooked by the selectors. Here is the unpicked World T2

Mar 14 2016
10 best Instagram posts of the week from cricketers
10 best Instagram posts of the week from cricketers

The launch of the new Team India jersey for the ICC World T20 was a much-anticipated eventIn a week that saw plenty of action taking place on the field, in terms of the Asia Cup T20 2016 and the ICC World T20 2016, there were plenty of moments shared on social media as well.Some of them were in direct relation to the aforementioned tournaments while the others were bits and pieces from several cricketers’ lives which they wanted t

Mar 12 2016
5 prolific domestic T20 performers not playing in the World T20
5 prolific domestic T20 performers not playing in the World T20

The World T20 is on the cards and every cricketing nation is ready to battle it out for the supremacy of the shortest format in India. Since its inception, T20 has managed to give some mouth-watering matches and, more importantly, been entertaining.Now that every nation has its separate T20 tournaments as well as leagues, every player in the domestic structure gets a chance to perform. The leagues are also offering opportunities for players from

Mar 10 2016
My Romance with Cricket - A love story
My Romance with Cricket - A love story

It’s not just a game, it’s something more!I have often been criticized for the love and the bond I share with cricket. I have been advised time and again to make space for other things in life. I would not say that I did not try but my romance with the game is as strong as the covalent bonds. Defying the laws of Solid Chemistry, it fails to offer a tinge of space for bigger things in life. I have also been condemned for overstating or

Mar 4 2016
Robin Uthappa gets married to former tennis player Sheethal Goutham
Robin Uthappa gets married to former tennis player Sheethal Goutham

Thursday saw two Indian cricketers get married – Robin Uthappa and Dhawal KulkarniIndia cricketer Robin Uthappa got married to former tennis player Sheethal Goutham in a private Christian ceremony in Bengaluru on Thursday night. The event was graced by fellow cricketers Irfan Pathan, E.A.S. Prasanna, Brijesh Patel, Roger Binny, Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid, some of Uthappa's Karnataka teammates, and R.P. Singh.Uthappa and Goutham 

Mar 4 2016
5 best Indian bowling performances in World T20s
5 best Indian bowling performances in World T20s

India are clear favourites for the upcoming ICC World T20 2016 While India as a cricketing nation have traditionally been known for their batting prowess, many a time it has been their bowling that has saved the day for the team. The Asia Cup 2016 is a prime example of that, where the Indian bowlers made full use of the helpful conditions on offer and bamboozled the opposition with both pace and spin bowling. Over the years, there

Mar 3 2016
PSL 2016: Islamabad United beat Quetta Gladiators to become inaugural champions
PSL 2016: Islamabad United beat Quetta Gladiators to become inaugural champions

Dwayne Smith and Brad Haddin with Wasim Akram (File Photo – via Twitter)Islamabad United won the first edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) after they defeated the Quetta Gladiators by 6 wickets at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. Captain Misbah-ul-Haq scored the winning runs after coming into bat with 2 runs required.Chasing 175 to win, Islamabad United got off to a blazing start, with Dwayne Smith and Sharjeel Kha

Feb 23 2016
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