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Ab De Villiers and rest of the RCB squad play a game of 'keepy uppy'
Ab De Villiers and rest of the RCB squad play a game of 'keepy uppy'

Video courtesy: Royal Challengers Bangalore Official Youtube ChannelAB de Villiers is known to be an excellent football, rugby, tennis, hockey & badminton playerThe Royal Challengers Bangalore’s IPL 2016 season might be floundering at the moment, having lost 3 out of the 5 games they have played but they can take heart from the fact that they seem to have none of these problems whatsoever with a slightly larger ball, a football. Al

Apr 25 2016
KL Rahul and Parvez Rasool join RCB ahead of IPL 2016
KL Rahul and Parvez Rasool join RCB ahead of IPL 2016

KL Rahul and Parvez Rasool have both played international cricket for IndiaRoyal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have added KL Rahul and Parvez Rasool into their squad ahead of the 2016 Indian Premier League (IPL) season. The duo were previously with SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH).Also read: Want to win free IPL 9 match tickets? The Vivo IPL Dubsmash Contest is hereBoth Rahul and Rasool, despite having received limited game time in the IPL over the y

Feb 16 2016
Deodhar Trophy, Semi-finals: Kedar Jadhav powers India A to final after six-wicket win over Gujarat
Deodhar Trophy, Semi-finals: Kedar Jadhav powers India A to final after six-wicket win over Gujarat

Jadhav played a match-winning innings to lead India A into the Deodhar Trophy finalIn the second semi-finals of the Deodhar Trophy, India A defeated the Vijay Hazare Trophy champions, Gujarat by six wickets on Wednesday to make it to the finals of the tournament. Kedar Jadhav's unbeaten 61-ball 91 allowed the India A side to chase down the target of 273 with 16 balls to spare.India A captain, Ambati Rayudu won the toss and chose to field. How

Jan 27 2016
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
 3 solutions for India's death bowling woes
3 solutions for India's death bowling woes

144 runs were scored off the last 10 overs in the 5th ODI as the South African batsmen plundered the Indian bowling to post a mammoth total of 438. Throughout the series, the Indian bowlers at the death have been so abysmal that it has played a decisive role in close matches time and again. Death bowling has been a long time concern for the Indian team now. It's sadly true that India has, over the years, struggled to produce quality fast bow

5 best all-rounders in the Indian domestic scene right now
5 best all-rounders in the Indian domestic scene right now

According to Dhoni, Stuart Binny and Axar Patel along with Ravindra Jadeja are India’s best all-rounders “Our best seaming allrounder is Stuart Binny, and our two best spinning allrounders are Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel. Whether you like it or don't like it, these are the best we have, so we have to make the most out of them.” This is what Indian skipper MS Dhoni had to say about the state of allrounders in th

Oct 28 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
Ishant Sharma skittles Vidarbha for 98 as Delhi post a huge win in Ranji Trophy: Day 4 Round-up
Ishant Sharma skittles Vidarbha for 98 as Delhi post a huge win in Ranji Trophy: Day 4 Round-up

Ishant Sharma’s impeccable bowling was too much to handle for the Vidarbha batsman Ishant Sharma followed up his spectacular performance in the first innings with another fiery spell of 11-7-11-3 which dented the Vidarbha middle-order at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi. He was ably supported by Pradeep Sangwan and Manan Sharma as Vidarbha crashed to 98 all out. The Delhi batsmen completed the short target with ease as

Oct 11 2015
Ishant six-for razes Vidarbha lower-order as Jadeja's Saurashtra trounce Jharkhand in Ranji Trophy
Ishant six-for razes Vidarbha lower-order as Jadeja's Saurashtra trounce Jharkhand in Ranji Trophy

Ishant Sharma was unplayable for the Vidarbha batsmen Showing his class and experience on a pitch which had a greenish tinge to it, Indian quick bowler Ishant Sharma towered over the Vidarbha batsmen at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi. His decisive spell of 6-36 helped Delhi restrict the opposition to 298. In reply, Gautam Gambhir and Nitish Rana joined together in an unbeaten century partnership to place Delhi at 132/2.

Oct 9 2015
Ravindra Jadeja torments Jharkhand with all-round performance in Ranji Trophy: Day 1 Roundup
Ravindra Jadeja torments Jharkhand with all-round performance in Ranji Trophy: Day 1 Roundup

In a performance reminiscent of Lords 2014, Jadeja stamped his authority on Jharkhand  Discarded India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja’s stellar start to the Ranji Trophy continued with an impressive performance in Rajkot. Jharkhand won the toss and opted to bat on a dusty surface. Jadeja’s six-for sent Jharkhand crashing to 168 all out. In reply, as rest of the Saurashtra batsmen including Test specialist Pujara flou

Oct 8 2015
Tamil Nadu pull off a Houdini-esque recovery to stun Baroda in the Ranji Trophy: Day 3 Roundup
Tamil Nadu pull off a Houdini-esque recovery to stun Baroda in the Ranji Trophy: Day 3 Roundup

A resilient Tamil Nadu outfit eclipsed Baroda in an exhilarating encounter In a comeback of epic proportions, an exuberant Tamil Nadu team defeated Baroda at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Riding on left-arm spinner Rahil Shah’s 5-wicket haul, the Abhinav Mukund-lead side successfully defended 122 on a raging turner. Apart from a cameo by Deepak Hooda, the remaining batsmen struggled to come to terms with the condit

Oct 3 2015
Virender Sehwag and Ravindra Jadeja grab headlines on the opening day of Ranji Trophy 2015-16
Virender Sehwag and Ravindra Jadeja grab headlines on the opening day of Ranji Trophy 2015-16

The “Nawab of Najafgarh” rolled back the clock during his aggressive 92 for Haryana Unheralded left-arm spinner Syed Mohammad razed through the batting order as defending champions Karnataka slumped to 104/7 against Assam at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. He picked up his career-best figures of 7-44. But, the last 3 wickets added some crucial runs with Shishir Bhavane top scoring with 65. In reply to K

Oct 1 2015
India 'A' squad named for matches in July against Australia 'A' and South Africa 'A'
India 'A' squad named for matches in July against Australia 'A' and South Africa 'A'

Cheteshwar Pujara The India ‘A’ team, which will participate in a tri-series against Australia 'A' and South Africa 'A' to be held in Chennai and Wayanad from July 19, has been selected by the Sandeep Patil-led selection committee. Cheteshwar Pujara will lead the Indian side in the first class tournament, previous captain Manoj Tiwary being one of the ‘A’ players who have been promoted to the first t

Jun 29 2015
Best second-string Indian XI
Best second-string Indian XI

Pujara is reasonably a successful Indian player The unforeseen humiliation of a series loss to Bangladesh had many rummaging through names in the Indian domestic circuit for possible replacements. The regulars haven’t lived up to expectations, one of the primary reasons put forward being fatigue from the exhausting schedule. To be fair, the core group of players has been playing continually since the New Zealand tour, and their tired

Jun 29 2015
Reports: Senior players to be rested for Zimbabwe tour; Rohit Sharma or Suresh Raina likely to lead
Reports: Senior players to be rested for Zimbabwe tour; Rohit Sharma or Suresh Raina likely to lead

Rohit Sharma and Suresh Raina during a match in the 2015 World Cup Reports say that India are likely to rest a contingent of senior players for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe in July, with the Sandeep Patil-led selection committee set to select the squad on Monday. MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Ravichandran Ashwin are the senior players who are to sit out of the tour, which starts from 10 July and comprises three ODIs and two T20s. It had earli

Jun 28 2015
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