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More Indian players sign up to play in the Dhaka Premier League
More Indian players sign up to play in the Dhaka Premier League

Rajat Bhatia and Ashok Menaria are the latest high-profile Indian cricketers to be heading to the DPLThe 2016 Dhaka Premier League has seen an unprecedented number of Indian cricketers take part. After Manoj Tiwary, Manvinder Bisla and Jalaj Saxena, two more high-profile names are set to join the tournament soon - Ashok Menaria and Rajat Bhatia.This large number can be pinned down to the lifting of an unofficial embargo by the BCCI on letting Ind

May 19 2016
Manoj Tiwary's first outing in the Dhaka Premier League
Manoj Tiwary's first outing in the Dhaka Premier League

Manoj Tiwary in action for India A against England in Mumbai. He has played 12 ODIs and 3 T20Is for India. Heads turned on February 6th 2016 when an IPL star, Manoj Tiwary, was left unsold in this year’s auction. Coming in at a base price of INR I crore, Tiwary, an established player having amassed 1324 runs in 78 matches representing the Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils was ignored by team owners. There was go

May 18 2016
Spurned by IPL, Manoj Tiwary signs up for Abahani Limited in Dhaka Premier League
Spurned by IPL, Manoj Tiwary signs up for Abahani Limited in Dhaka Premier League

Luck has seldom been Manoj Tiwary’s allyFormer India international cricketer and current captain of Bengal, Manoj Tiwary, is travelling to Bangladesh to be part of the Dhaka Premier League, after having been shunned by franchises in the IPL auctions. He will join Abahani Limited, a side that features yet another IPL discard, Goa wicket keeper Manvinder Bisla.Tiwary has been in demand in all previous years of the IPL, turning out for Ko

May 15 2016
All time Kolkata Knight Riders XI
All time Kolkata Knight Riders XI

A jubilant bunch of KKR players with the IPL trophyThe Kolkata Knight Riders side is, undoubtedly, one of the most exciting teams of the Indian T20 extravaganza, that we call the Indian Premier League (IPL). Owned by the King of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, the Kolkata-based IPL franchise has seen a lot of ups and downs throughout the eight editions of the coveted T20 tournament.The Knights, who play their home matches at the magnificent Eden Garde

May 9 2016
IPL 2016: 5 domestic stars who are not playing this season
IPL 2016: 5 domestic stars who are not playing this season

The IPL is undoubtedly the biggest spectacle of all when it comes to Indian cricket, the most electrifying cricket league in the world is also a manifesting platform for the domestic players. When in 2008 the IPL took off, money poured in from every direction and it changed the fortune of the cricketers, not that the players were languishing without money earlier but the tournament certainly made them richer.Also Read: IPL 2016 Teams an

Five injury-prone Indian cricketers
Five injury-prone Indian cricketers

An injury is possibly the worst reason for a cricketer to miss out on competitive action. While injuries are part and parcel of such a physically demanding sport like cricket, a high frequency of these can play a major role in hampering promising careers. The Indian cricket team has suffered quite a bit in recent years, especially in the bowling department, thanks to injury issues for some of their players. On the other hand, a few cricketers ha

Feb 18 2016
Ranji Trophy QF, Day 1 Round-Up: Unadkat demolishes Vidarbha; Herwadkar guides Mumbai to big total
Ranji Trophy QF, Day 1 Round-Up: Unadkat demolishes Vidarbha; Herwadkar guides Mumbai to big total

Jaydev Unadkat picked up five wickets against Vidarbha.Jaydev Unadkat picked up a five-wicket hull as Saurashtra restricted Vidarbha to a modest total of 151. In reply, Saurashtra posted 70/1 at stumps on day one of the Ranji Trophy quarter-finals at Dr PVG Raju ACA Sports Complex, Vizianagaram. It was a collective bowling display by the Saurashtra players led by the young Unadkat. Hardik Rathod and Chirag Jani also picked up two w

Feb 3 2016
Satire: 5 things that can happen in cricket in 2016
Satire: 5 things that can happen in cricket in 2016

Disclaimer: The sources and ‘reports’ in this article are about as much real as Suresh Raina’s nephew, but you would’ve realized that anyway, right? Now that the Yuletide spirit is about to fade away, let us all sit down and take a deep breath. The cricketing world has borne witness to much ugliness this year, which is somewhat natural given the kind of cricket teams play these days, and much more is yet to come in 2016.

Dec 28 2015
6 unlucky Indian cricketers who did not get enough chances in the Dhoni-era
6 unlucky Indian cricketers who did not get enough chances in the Dhoni-era

Some cricketers are incredibly lucky to have been born at the wrong time. Despite a great domestic record and impressive performances in the very few international matches they play, they are not considered for selection again. Some very talented Indian cricketers who churn out consistent performances at the domestic level are unfortunate to have not got enough opportunities under MS Dhoni. Dhoni's over-reliance on under-performing yet famil

Dec 28 2015
110 Indian cricketers fined for indiscipline in 2015
110 Indian cricketers fined for indiscipline in 2015

Gautam Gambhir’s 70% fine for the altercation with Manoj Tiwary was the biggest The gentleman’s game has seen quite a lot of ungentlemanly behaviour on the field in the recent years. Players of international repute have been caught on camera hurling abuses at each other. These incidents have proved quite harmful to the reputation of the game and while disciplinary measures against these players have been taken, as is the norm, no

Dec 26 2015
10 Ranji performers who were ignored by the selectors
10 Ranji performers who were ignored by the selectors

When the talent was ignored For a country that’s obsessed about cricket, the common dream of playing for the national team is cherished by all those who carry their kit regularly to the practice grounds. Yet it is only a handful of boys with supreme talent and quite a bit of luck that get to live the dream. For most, a place in the coveted XI remains elusive while the few who do get to don the Blue Cap a couple of times are often

Nov 18 2015
Respect Sourav Ganguly, but Manoj Tiwary allegations can't be taken seriously says Gautam Gambhir
Respect Sourav Ganguly, but Manoj Tiwary allegations can't be taken seriously says Gautam Gambhir

Gambhir has attributed his success to Sourav Ganguly After an on-field altercation with Bengal’s Manoj Tiwary, that left the nation in shock, Delhi Captain Gautam Gambhir has denied all racism allegations made against him. Tiwary told the media that Gambhir made derogatory remarks against the Bengali community, during their round four Ranji Trophy game in Delhi. However, Gambhir stated that the accusations were baseless and 

Oct 26 2015
Gautam Gambhir fined 70 percent match fees, Manoj Tiwary claims Gambhir passed racist comments
Gautam Gambhir fined 70 percent match fees, Manoj Tiwary claims Gambhir passed racist comments

Gambhir and Tiwary have been fined 70 percent and 40 percent of their match fees respectively BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur stressed that incidents like the showdown between Gautam Gambhir and Manoj Tiwary in a Ranji Trophy match should not take place in the future. Corrective measures were also promised and Gambhir and Tiwary were fined 70 and 40 percent of their match fees. "Incidents like this should not take place in any sport

Oct 25 2015
Manoj Tiwary answers Gambhir with a fighting knock as Karnataka show courage in Ranji Trophy: Day 4 Roundup
Manoj Tiwary answers Gambhir with a fighting knock as Karnataka show courage in Ranji Trophy: Day 4 Roundup

Manoj Tiwary showed resilience to deny Delhi a win After the disgraceful scenes at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi wherein Gautam Gambhir and Manoj Tiwary almost traded blows, the latter responded with a stellar innings to frustrate the Delhi bowlers. In reply, the home batsmen negotiated the remainder of the day even as Gambhir did not come out to bat. Bengal 357 & 217/5 (Tiwary 97, Gani 62, Narwal 2-37) Declared; Delhi 2

Oct 25 2015
Ranji Trophy Day 3 Roundup: Gambhir and Tiwary make the headlines, Vidarbha's debutant Sarwate takes 6 against Assam
Ranji Trophy Day 3 Roundup: Gambhir and Tiwary make the headlines, Vidarbha's debutant Sarwate takes 6 against Assam

Gambhir and Tiwary who have played for India and also KKR together got into a tiff during their Ranji game today On a day that saw Manoj Tiwary and Gautam Gambhir get into a tiff which caught the headlines, Andhra bowled out Uttar Pradesh for 309 in the second innings and require 157 with two days remaining to win the fixture. During the match between Delhi and Bengal, Tiwary who was batting got into a verbal duel with Gambhir and the latte

Oct 24 2015
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