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5 lively cases of sledging by Virat Kohli
5 lively cases of sledging by Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is as tenacious as they come. There have been Indian legends whose preferred method of response to sledging has been to turn the other cheek verbally and to let their game do the talking. Virat Kohli has not really come under that category. On one hand one can argue that one ought to not engage the opponent in a verbal sparring match while playing the gentleman’s game. There are cases however when the opponent starts with the j

Jan 25 2016
Australia name squad for New Zealand tour; 2 uncapped players given maiden call-up
Australia name squad for New Zealand tour; 2 uncapped players given maiden call-up

Jackson Bird is known for swinging the ball.Uncapped fast bowler Chadd Sayers and fellow seamer Jackson Bird were named in Australia's 14-man squad on Wednesday for the two Test cricket matches against New Zealand next month.The pair replaces fast bowler Scott Boland and left-arm orthodox spinner Steve O'Keefe from the washed-out final Test of the Australian summer while Peter Siddle returns after recovering from an ankle injury he s

Jan 20 2016
5 prominent modern-age T20 cricketers who have not played the Big Bash League
5 prominent modern-age T20 cricketers who have not played the Big Bash League

The 2015-16 Big Bash League was played in front of sell-out crowds The Australian Big Bash League has seen some of the best cricketers coming in from all parts of the world to ply their trade for different teams representing the various cities in the picturesque nation. The likes of Chris Gayle, Brendon McCullum, Kevin Pietersen, Jacques Kallis have already created a household name for themselves in the league by playing innings of maturity

Jan 17 2016
10 cricketers who could have done well in other sports
10 cricketers who could have done well in other sports

Being a bat and ball game, cricket has similarities to many sports, especially baseball and golf. There are many cricketers who have excelled in other sports. Among others, Kepler Wessels was a junior Tennis player for South Africa, Jonty Rhodes was chosen to play hockey for his country in the Olympics, and Asif Karim played Davis Cup for Kenya. Here’s a list of ten cricketers who would make an interesting feature in other sports:

Jan 14 2016
Mitchell Johnson reveals an incident involving Phillip Hughes during 2013 tour of India
Mitchell Johnson reveals an incident involving Phillip Hughes during 2013 tour of India

Johnson admitted that he bowled too aggressively at Hughes in the nets during the infamous ‘homework saga’ tour Former Australian speedster Mitchell Johnson opened up about a training ground incident involving the now deceased Phillip Hughes during Australia’s tour to India in 2013, Fox Sports reports. The fast bowler revealed that he had apologised to Hughes and Glenn Maxwell after bowling a particularly hostile spell that

A battle between the Indian batting and the Australian bowling
A battle between the Indian batting and the Australian bowling

 Rohit Sharma raises his bat after reaching 100 at the WACA. The Indians have arrived in Australia to provide the fans some serious contest in limited-overs cricket after a summer of lopsided Tests, with New Zealand and West Indies failing to make a fist of it.The Black Caps may dispute the appraisal, pointing to the goof-up of the third umpire who the ICC felt "followed the correct protocol, but made an incorrect judgment", i

Jan 12 2016
History of ICC U19 Cricket World Cup
History of ICC U19 Cricket World Cup

Cricket’s finest young talent will be on display when the 11th edition of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup is played across four cities in Bangladesh from 27 January to 14 February 2016. The tournament, now a full-fledged biennial marquee event after taking its first tentative steps in 1988, is the stepping stone for wide-eyed youngsters towards fulfilling their dream of playing at the highest level. Players get a first-h

Jan 11 2016
Team India will be a tougher test than New Zealand and West Indies, says former Australian pacer Geoffrey Lawson
Team India will be a tougher test than New Zealand and West Indies, says former Australian pacer Geoffrey Lawson

Geoffrey Lawson coached the Pakistan cricket team for a year between 2007 to 2008Geoffrey Lawson, the former Australian pacer who is now an analyst believes that team India will be “tougher opponents” than New Zealand and West Indies. Australia will face India in an ODI series which kick starts from the 12th of January this year.Lawson is not at all impressed by Australia’s performance in the test series versus the Kiwi&rsq

Jan 10 2016
Darren Lehmann expects an
Darren Lehmann expects an "aggressive" series against India

Lehmann said that his team is ready for the Indian challenge Australian team head coach Darren Lehmann expects the upcoming series against India to be an exciting one. The former Australian batsman believes the series to be an "aggressive" one against Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s India. India is scheduled to play a three-match T20 series and five-match ODI series against Australia this month.The limited-overs series begins in Austr

Jan 8 2016
5 keys for the Indian Cricket team to emerge victorious Down Under
5 keys for the Indian Cricket team to emerge victorious Down Under

After recent One-dayer failures against Bangladesh and South Africa, soon after World Cup semi-final elimination, the men in blue would be up against the world beaters, again, in their own backyard for a prolonged five One-dayers and three T-20s. In the twilight of 2015, many top players returned to their prime, which even included Yuvraj Singh who, consequently secured his place in the touring batch. Though MS Dhoni would be leading the te

Jan 7 2016
Rahane confident about India doing well on Australia tour
Rahane confident about India doing well on Australia tour

Ajinkya Rahane is looking to help India win the limited-overs tour Down UnderIndian batsman, Ajinkya Rahane believes that the Indian Cricket Team will perform well in their limited-overs tour of Australia that is set to start on January 12. Rahane was speaking to the media before the team left for Australia.Rahane was confident ahead of the tour to Australia saying that, although playing a weakened Australia will be a challenge, India would do we

Jan 5 2016
Nathan Lyon can join 300-wicket club in Tests, says Adam Gilchrist
Nathan Lyon can join 300-wicket club in Tests, says Adam Gilchrist

Gilchrist predicts Lyon to pick up more than 300 Test wicketsAdam Gilchrist feels Nathan Lyon has a bright future in the game and has predicted the off-spinner to join the 300-wicket club in Test cricket. The former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman also lauded the 28-year-old’s character and is disappointed with the national selectors for not having given Lyon an extended run in the team in the shorter formats of the game. Lyon, who deb

Jan 1 2016
Why do Australia consistently produce the fastest bowlers in the world?
Why do Australia consistently produce the fastest bowlers in the world?

While the rest struggle to produce a few, Australia continue to develop plenty of fiery fast bowlersLike a conveyor belt churning out finished products, Australia has been consistently producing fast bowlers for years.In the early 1900s, Jack Gregory, a part of the huge Gregory family, and Ted McDonald held the fast bowling mantle under Warwick “Big Ship” Armstrong. The years immediately after the 2nd World War produced the exceptiona

Dec 30 2015
5 great cricketers who retired in 2015
5 great cricketers who retired in 2015

“If you play your heart out for what your jersey says on the front, everyone will remember what the jersey says on the back.” That famous quote from Miracle tells you more than you would ever need to know about any legend who has played any sport. Each year, an exodus of legends from your favourite sport force you to embrace heartbreak and move on. Some wait for those big shoes to be filled, some write paeans about how and why those

Dec 30 2015
Should Kevin Pietersen be selected in the England squad for the World T20?
Should Kevin Pietersen be selected in the England squad for the World T20?

The last time England won a major tournament, the 2010 T20 WC, Pietersen was the man of the tournament When it comes to the ICC major events, the England Cricket team hasn’t tasted much success. The inventors of cricket have won just one major trophy, the ICC World T20 in 2010 that was played in the Caribbean under the captaincy of Paul Collingwood. The prime reason for England’s triumph was the heroics of Kevin Pieterse

Dec 22 2015
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