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Best run-chasers of all-time in limited-overs cricket
Best run-chasers of all-time in limited-overs cricket

Chasing in any format of cricket is a difficult task and it’s not easy to master the art. In limited-overs format, the task becomes more difficult with the added pressure of the required-rate. Batting while chasing is a different ball game altogether, performing under scoreboard pressure requires immense mental strength and confidence.While batting first there is no scoreboard pressure and the batsman can score freely without any problems.

Mar 21 2016
Michael Clarke feels rusty on return to club cricket in Sydney
Michael Clarke feels rusty on return to club cricket in Sydney

Clarke playing a shot during his 48-run knock for his club Western SuburbsAfter scoring 48 on his return to club cricket on Saturday, former Australia captain Michael Clarke said he felt "quite rusty."The right-handed batsman turned out for his boyhood Sydney grade club Western Suburbs against Randwick-Petersham in front of around 500 people at Pratten Park."I was quite rusty, to be honest," Clarke was quoted as saying by the

Feb 20 2016
Michael Clarke's reveals his biggest ever lie to media and opens up about Homework-Gate saga
Michael Clarke's reveals his biggest ever lie to media and opens up about Homework-Gate saga

Michael Clarke talks about the infamous “Homework-gate” saga. Former Australian captain Michael Clarke’s most controversial moment in his captaincy career was certainly the 2013 suspension of his four teammates in India, which is labeled as “Homework-Gate” by the Australian media.  After more than two years of that incident, Clarke says he erred by not publicly telling the full story behind the saga. Austra

Feb 19 2016
5 anti-climactic endings to great careers
5 anti-climactic endings to great careers

With Australia wrapping up the 1st Test of the 3-match Trans-Tasman series by an innings and 52 runs, Brendon McCullum's farewell has been all but spoiled. The swashbuckling Kiwi batsman and skipper too could manage just 10 runs in the 2 innings of his 100th Test, including a blob in the first essay. Looking at the events that transpired around McCullum's batting in the 1st Test, his glittering career for New Zealand may b

Feb 15 2016
Adam Voges surpasses Sachin Tendulkar and Sir Donald Bradman in record-breaking knock
Adam Voges surpasses Sachin Tendulkar and Sir Donald Bradman in record-breaking knock

Voges is making the most of his lucky reprieve from Day 1 Sir Donal Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar are undoubtedly two of the most iconic names in the sport of cricket and Australian cricketer Adam Voges has surpassed both these legends of the game during his epic knock against New Zealand at the Basin Reserve in Wellington on Saturday.Resuming at his overnight score of 7, Voges made the most of his reprieve late on during the opening day&rsqu

5 instances when relationships of team-mates got sour post retirement
5 instances when relationships of team-mates got sour post retirement

A camaraderie between players is one of the essentials for building a great team. However, at the end of the day, a team consists of individuals who have their separate identities and may have diverse opinion on matters. Two players who are part of the same team may seem to share a good understanding of each other in their playing days. But there may be a few skeletons in the cupboard which mostly tend to come out when one or both the players ha

Feb 9 2016
Darren Lehmann and Michael Hussey excited by Michael Clarke's return
Darren Lehmann and Michael Hussey excited by Michael Clarke's return

Clarke announced retirement from the sport in 2015Welcoming the news that Michael Clarke intends to reverse his retirement decision, coach Darren Lehmann and former star batsman Michael Hussey have said the former skipper's experience could prove invaluable to Australia's Twenty20 ambitions.Clarke, who scored 8,643 runs in Tests and 7,981 in One-Day Internationals (ODI), quit after last summer's Ashes series and will play for Sydney g

Jan 31 2016
Michael Clarke to make comeback to cricket
Michael Clarke to make comeback to cricket

Michael Clarke bid adieu to cricket in 2015Former Australian captain, Michael Clarke has confirmed that he will be making a comeback to cricket, and also mentioned that he would not say ‘never say never’ to international cricket.After having bid adieu to international cricket after losing the Ashes in England, Clarke seems to have changed his mind about retirement and will be looking to work his way back into the national side sometim

Jan 30 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
Michael Clarke, Irfan Pathan make international cricket comeback thanks to scoreboard error
Michael Clarke, Irfan Pathan make international cricket comeback thanks to scoreboard error

The giant scoreboard at Gabba stadium, BrisbaneThe second ODI of the Victoria Bitter series between India and Australia saw the comeback of Michael Clarke for the Aussie side post his retirement. Fans were overwhelmed to see his name appear on the giant scoreboard. Michael Clarke’s name appeared on the top of the Australian players list at the Gabba stadium, Brisbane yesterday.The Indian side also saw the comeback of Pathan and Patel a

Jan 16 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
Video: Peter Nevill's 'self' run-out in Big Bash League 2016 is the most bizarre dismissal you've ever seen
Video: Peter Nevill's 'self' run-out in Big Bash League 2016 is the most bizarre dismissal you've ever seen

The ball hit Adam Zampa’s nose and deflected onto the stumps.In a Melbourne Derby match featuring two big teams in the Big Bash League 2016 namely Melbourne Stars and Melbourne Renegades, Renegades wicketkeeper Nevill involved himself in an almost self-runout sort of a dismissal. With the Indian tour of Australia approaching, both the teams lost some of their local flavours, with the players heading off to represent the nation.Melbourn

Jan 9 2016
5 instances when the crowd booed the home team
5 instances when the crowd booed the home team

Booing has been a common thing in cricket over the past few years. It is one of the famous ways in which the crowds these days express their disapproval for a team or a particular player and more often than not, it relates to the opposition team. However, cricket has also seen a number of instances of crowds turning hostile towards their own team or players. Even a few icons of the game have had to suffer the humiliation of being booed by the sa

Jan 1 2016
20 images that defined the year in cricket in 2015
20 images that defined the year in cricket in 2015

2015 started with the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand and ended with South Africa slowly but surely losing their grip on the No.1 ranking in Tests. In between there were some fascinating series between the top teams. Although the year was dominated by batsmen continuing to score loads of runs, Ravichandran Ashwin in Tests and Mitchell in ODIs made sure that the batsmen didn’t have it all their own way. Kane Williamson dominated the

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
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