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IPL 2016: India XI vs Rest of the World XI
IPL 2016: India XI vs Rest of the World XI

Gautam Gambhir has led Kolkata to two IPL wins since taking over as skipperWhen the Indian Premier League was first launched, beyond the big bucks, the superstars and the world of glamour stood the core idea of providing young Indian cricketers a platform. A platform where they could experience the pressures of an international game without having played international cricket, a platform where they would get to rub shoulders with the modern great

May 4 2016
Muttiah Muralitharan showers praise on Ravichandran Ashwin
Muttiah Muralitharan showers praise on Ravichandran Ashwin

Muttiah Muralitharan has been actively involved with SRH as their bowling coachIconic Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan, who is currently the bowling coach and mentor for Sunrisers Hyderabad, has lauded ace Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin for his hard work and will to improve all the time.In an interview with the Times of India, Murali was asked about whether he feels that Ashwin has been struggling over the past few months. He respo

May 3 2016
IPL 2016 Stats: Gujarat Lions secure last-ball victory over Rising Pune Supergiants
IPL 2016 Stats: Gujarat Lions secure last-ball victory over Rising Pune Supergiants

McCullum and Dwayne Smith combined together and dented Pune’s hopesIt was a battle between two of the newest members of the IPL – the Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants. Having played under MS Dhoni’s captaincy for most of his life, Suresh Raina found himself pitted against the 34-year old.Earlier, Raina had drawn the first blood in Rajkot when Ravindra Jadeja and Aaron Finch helped the Lions breeze past Pune. On a comple

Apr 30 2016
SK Glossary: What is 'Jalebi' or 'Teesra' in cricket?
SK Glossary: What is 'Jalebi' or 'Teesra' in cricket?

Saeed Ajmal uses the ‘teesra’ from time to timeNo, I’m not talking about the one you buy from sweet vendors. For those of you who are puzzled about this, let me get you started with a couple of technical terms. As most of us know, an off-spinner bowls his stock delivery where the ball pitches somewhere between the off stump and the middle stump and then turns towards the leg stump. Now most of the off-spinners we know

Apr 29 2016
Ravichandran Ashwin reveals hilarious incident involving Ravindra Jadeja
Ravichandran Ashwin reveals hilarious incident involving Ravindra Jadeja

Ravichandran Ashwin narrated a hilarious incident involving ‘Sir’ Ravindra JadejaIndian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin narrated a hilarious incident which happened during a tour of Australia and it surely will leave you in splits. Recently in a contest named #AskAshwinContest organised by Sportstar, the talented spinner described the incident involving his India teammate Ravindra Jadeja.Ashwin, who is currently playing in the IPL 201

Today's IPL Match, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rising Pune Supergiants Match Preview: Pitch Report & Weather Forecast of SRH vs RPS, Match 22
Today's IPL Match, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rising Pune Supergiants Match Preview: Pitch Report & Weather Forecast of SRH vs RPS, Match 22

Dhoni’s men need to get their act togetherWell, who could have predicted that the side being captained by MS Dhoni would lose 5 games in a row? To give some credit to the Supergiants, they have been mostly been close matches. Losing to the Kolkata Knight Riders in a tense finish, the Supergiants fought their way into the match with MSD’s blistering 23 of just 12 deliveries. The players showed determination on the pitch as they run out

Apr 26 2016
IPL 2016, SRH vs RPS Playing 11: Today's Probable XI for Rising Pune Supergiants (Confirmed Playing 11)
IPL 2016, SRH vs RPS Playing 11: Today's Probable XI for Rising Pune Supergiants (Confirmed Playing 11)

RPS have struggled to get going in the 2016 IPLConfirmed Playing 11:  Ajinkya Rahane, Faf du Plessis, Steven Smith, Thisara Perera, MS Dhoni(W/C), Mitchell Marsh, Rajat Bhatia, Saurabh Tiwary, Ravichandran Ashwin, Murugan Ashwin, Ashok DindaThe 22nd match of the VIVO IPL 2016 will see the Sunrisers Hyderabad taking on the Rising Pune Supergiants at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal, Hyderabad. The Sunrisers have shown supe

Apr 25 2016
IPL 2016, RPS vs KKR Playing 11: Today's Probable XI for Rising Pune Supergiants
IPL 2016, RPS vs KKR Playing 11: Today's Probable XI for Rising Pune Supergiants

Pune are desperately looking for some momentum in the 2016 IPLOne of the two new franchises to have joined the IPL this year, the Rising Pune Supergiants, have made quite an inauspicious start to their debut season. After winning comprehensively against defending champions Mumbai Indians in their first game, RPS have been on a losing streak with 3 successive defeats.Their opponents for Sunday, though, have a completely different story to tell. Th

Apr 23 2016
RPS vs RCB Live Streaming Online: IPL 2016 Free Live Cricket Streaming of Rising Pune Supergiants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore on StarSports
RPS vs RCB Live Streaming Online: IPL 2016 Free Live Cricket Streaming of Rising Pune Supergiants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore on StarSports

RPS vs RCB Match 16, IPL 2016It is the 16th match of the VIVO IPL 2016 and finally, after playing away for three consecutive matches, the Rising Pune Supergiants are home at the MCA stadium. The visitors are a team that looks virtually invincible on paper but their performances so far have been way below par.  On a normally green pitch known to favour spinners, Pune would surely fancy their chances. After comprehensively beating defendi

Apr 22 2016
IPL 2016: What happened to the supply line of young talent?
IPL 2016: What happened to the supply line of young talent?

Ravindra Jadega is one of the few youngsters to have done well in the IPL and in the Indian teamAbout a quarter of the 60 scheduled games of IPL 2016 have just been concluded and there are a good four and a half weeks of the cash-rich league still to go. But if early indicators are anything to go by, it is becoming increasingly clear that the worst fears of cricket purists in India are coming true.Young exciting talent, the kind that gives y

Apr 22 2016
Ravichandran Ashwin picks his all-time international cricket XI
Ravichandran Ashwin picks his all-time international cricket XI

Ravichandran Ashwin named his all-time international cricket XIIndian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has picked his all-time international cricket eleven in a contest named #AskAshwinContest organised by Sportstar. Sportstar recently tweeted the same in their official twitter handle and the off-spinner has also retweeted the same.Here is the tweetCongratulations! @ashwinravi99 answers @kalamani22! Will you be next?https://t.co/EXbU4jEYCV #AskAsh

Apr 22 2016
IPL 2016, RPS vs RCB: Today's Probable XI for Rising Pune Supergiants
IPL 2016, RPS vs RCB: Today's Probable XI for Rising Pune Supergiants

Faf du Plessis has been in splendid form for Pune.Confirmed Rising Pune Supergiants (Playing XI): Ajinkya Rahane, Faf du Plessis, Kevin Pietersen, Steven Smith, MS Dhoni(w/c), Thisara Perera, Rajat Bhatia, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ankit Sharma, Ishant Sharma, Murugan AshwinRising Pune Supergiants will welcome Royal Challengers Bangalore into the Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium, aiming for their first win at their home

Apr 21 2016
Today's IPL 2016 Match, Rising Pune Supergiants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Preview: Pitch Report & Weather Forecast of RPS vs RCB
Today's IPL 2016 Match, Rising Pune Supergiants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Preview: Pitch Report & Weather Forecast of RPS vs RCB

Virat Kohli will look to continue his formAfter surprising everyone by losing two games in a row from winning positions, Royal Challengers Bangalore will head north in the hunt for their second victory in IPL 2016, to the home turf of the Rising Pune Supergiants. The batting strength of the Royal Challengers Bangalore will be put to test on a bowler-friendly pitch at Pune. The wicket has assisted the bowlers a great deal in th

Apr 21 2016
Video: When Dhoni and Kohli took a light-hearted jab at Ashwin's hindi skills
Video: When Dhoni and Kohli took a light-hearted jab at Ashwin's hindi skills

Cricket Country have reported a video clip of seasoned Indian captain MS Dhoni and star batsman Virat Kohli poking fun at premier spinner Ravichandran Ashwin’s attempts to master the Hindi language.Also read: MI vs RCB Live Scorecard, IPL 2016 Live Score and Commentary of Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL Today's MatchDuring a television commercial for a mobile phone which hasn't been released yet, Ash

Apr 19 2016
Why the Rising Pune Supergiants aren’t Chennai Super Kings Version 2.0
Why the Rising Pune Supergiants aren’t Chennai Super Kings Version 2.0

MS Dhoni has to make the most of the limited resources he has at his disposal with RPSIt was a Sunday afternoon in Mohali, and the Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) lost their second game in succession against a resurgent Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) playing at home. Well before this season of IPL started, when the two new franchises picked their first 5 players from the pool of now defunct RR and CSK teams, players were split between the two new team

Apr 19 2016
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