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Lance Klusener to be South Africa's lower-order coach
Lance Klusener to be South Africa's lower-order coach

South Africa’s hero of many victories, Lance Klusener is back to bolster the lower-orderIn a unique and rarely seen before development, South Africa have appointed former all-rounder Lance Klusener as their lower-order batting coach. Klusener, who scored all of his four Test hundreds batting in the lower-order, has been roped in to help the South African tail overcome its recent batting woes that were evident during the recent tour to India

Dec 23 2015
Stats: Shared Man of the Match awards - An occasion when all 11 players were jointly named MoM
Stats: Shared Man of the Match awards - An occasion when all 11 players were jointly named MoM

When South Africa’s all 11 players got the Man of the Match award, it showed cricket is a team game indeed Probably we have seen or heard many times that two players from the same side share the Man of the Match award in a test match, or sometimes even from two opposite sides. But there was one occasion when all 11 players from a single side had got the Man of the Match award. Man of the Match awards are given to the player

Dec 18 2015
5 cricket records that you may not know
5 cricket records that you may not know

Undoubtedly, like many other sports, cricket is also a game of numbers and records. There are many well-known records that most of us have heard of. Many of us know about Bradman’s 99.94 Test average or Sachin’s 100 international centuries. Every cricket fan has an idea about Murali’s international wicket haul or Sir Jack Hobbs first class records. But there are few records that we may have not observed of certain players or te

Nov 25 2015
5 reasons why the All Stars series is already a blockbuster
5 reasons why the All Stars series is already a blockbuster

Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne have masterminded this brilliant tribute to the game's best Even as we begin the countdown to the final match in the All Stars T20 series which will be played in Los Angeles, the verdict is out on how it has fared; the only word that comes to mind is 'BLOCKBUSTER'. This blast from the past is the brainchild of arguably the game's greatest ambassadors, Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne. This en

Nov 14 2015
Thank you, Cricket All-Stars
Thank you, Cricket All-Stars

Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne with the Citi Cricket All-Stars Cup 2015 When I first heard about the Cricket All-Stars, the only thing that excited me, being an Indian, was to see Sachin Tendulkar take guard again. But then I saw the line-up with the likes of Warne, Lara, Ganguly, Wasim, McGrath, Walsh, Ambrose, Murali, Kallis and Donald and I thought to myself – this is not just about Sachin, it’s a c

Best Moments from the Cricket All-Stars 2015 2nd T20 match
Best Moments from the Cricket All-Stars 2015 2nd T20 match

Cricket has been the real winner from the All-Stars event There are two things which have always amused mankind - the past & the future. On one hand, we love to relive old memories and at the same time we want to know about the future. With due regards to the astrologers, for a common man it is not easy to see the future. But the advent of technology has ensured that we can always re-live those wonderful memories of the past with ease.

Nov 13 2015
Best pictures from the 2nd Cricket All-Stars T20 match between Warne's Warriors and Sachin's Blasters
Best pictures from the 2nd Cricket All-Stars T20 match between Warne's Warriors and Sachin's Blasters

Sachin and Sourav batted together again Warne’s Warriors took a 2-0 lead in the Cricket All-Stars series as they thrashed Sachin’s Blasters by 57 runs at the Minute Maid Park in Houston. After being put into bat, Warriors posted a mammoth 262-5 thanks to notable contributions from every batsmen. Kumar Sangakkara led the charge with 70 off just 30 balls and was ably supported by Jacques Kallis and Ricky Ponting, who both got fort

Nov 12 2015
Cricket All-Stars: Warne's warriors thrash Sachin's Blasters in second T20
Cricket All-Stars: Warne's warriors thrash Sachin's Blasters in second T20

Sachin’s Blasters lost again Warne’s Warriors took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the Cricket All-Stars series as they thrashed Sachin’s Blasters by 57 runs at Houston. Kumar Sangakkara’s 70 off 30 balls was ably supported by forties from Jacques Kallis and Ricky Ponting as the Warriors scored 262, while Andrew Symonds was once again the pick of the bowlers as he finished with four wickets in the match. After winning t

Nov 12 2015
5 former SA cricketers that every Indian fan wished had played for India in their prime
5 former SA cricketers that every Indian fan wished had played for India in their prime

South African cricket gems for India The number of legends in cricket produced by South Africa is immeasurable. Each player whom they hope to represent the country, invariably becomes a notable name in the cricket circles, sometimes even from a very young age. From Allan Donald to AB de Villiers, the variety of talent sourced from South Africa is innumerable. Fans belonging to other countries have often indulged in wishful thinkin

Oct 6 2015
5 Instances when Sachin Tendulkar dominated South Africa
5 Instances when Sachin Tendulkar dominated South Africa

Tendulkar love In an epic career that spanned 24 years, Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar enthralled the fans with his many blazing knocks against the strongest of opponents. One particular side Tendulkar loved facing was South Africa. In all, Tendulkar has scored 12 centuries against one of the best bowling line-ups in the world, playing against them since 1992. Of all his 12 knocks, to pinpoint only five occasions where Tendulkar absolute

Oct 3 2015
10 Reasons why Indian cricket fans love South Africa
10 Reasons why Indian cricket fans love South Africa

The typical Indian cricket fan’s second favourite team is South Africa The quintessential Indian fan swears by the fact that he/she loves their team and supports them during victory or defeat. But dig deeper, and one would know about the fire that burns in the heart of every Indian cricket fan when their team fails to deliver the desired results. Having said that, the average fan loves supporting other teams too like South

Oct 2 2015
India vs South Africa - The ODI rivalry in numbers
India vs South Africa - The ODI rivalry in numbers

India and South Africa are expected to put up a great fight in the upcoming series The India-South Africa rivalry spans more than two decades. There have been some terrific encounters that have engraved their place in the hearts of many fans around the world. Be it Sachin’s superman innings in Gwalior or Dale Steyn’s fiery spell at Nagpur, matches between the two nations have always produced some fine moments that have glori

Sep 28 2015
All-time combined India-South Africa ODI XI
All-time combined India-South Africa ODI XI

India and South Africa have fought some epic ODI battles in the last two decades. Both the nations have played some hard-fought cricket on the field which has entertained the fans from both the nations. There has been no shortage of skill and determination from both the sides whenever these two teams have met on the cricketing field. The reason behind these epic battles is the quality of players from both the sides.The fast bowling battery

Sep 25 2015
Virat Kohli describes his cricket journey so far as
Virat Kohli describes his cricket journey so far as "surreal"

Kohli described his cricket journey so far as “surreal” Virat Kohli described his journey in international cricket so far as “surreal”, IBN Live reports. India’s Test skipper also opened up on his approach for the series against South Africa but refused to pinpoint any particular player as the biggest threat. Kohli was earmarked for bigger things right from a young age and his stellar performances in leading th

Sep 19 2015
MS Dhoni is the best all-rounder in the world, claims Lance Klusener
MS Dhoni is the best all-rounder in the world, claims Lance Klusener

Klusener believes MS Dhoni is best wicketkeeper-batsman in the world at present Former South African all-rounder Lance Klusener claimed MS Dhoni was the best all-rounder in the game over the past few years, Times of India reports. Klusener made the bizarre call while speaking on South Africa’s upcoming tour of India.  The 44-year-old, who is currently coaching the Dolphins side in South Africa, who recently announced the capture

Sep 16 2015
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