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Top 10 batsmen with more than 5000 runs scored In Test matches won
Top 10 batsmen with more than 5000 runs scored In Test matches won

Stats are a good measure of quantity – quantity of runs, the quantity of innings played and quantity of big knocks. However, they rarely tell you the quality of an innings, for example, of the hard-fought 30 on a seaming track that probably saved the match for your team.This argument rarely holds for greats who have had long careers.Over a protracted career, things almost always even out, giving us a pattern. Those patterns offer great

Apr 28 2016
5 instances when captains argued with umpires
5 instances when captains argued with umpires

England captain Alastair Cook during an argument with the umpires In the game of cricket, umpires have the highest authority to judge all the on-field aspects of the game. According to the laws of cricket, umpires can make their decisions and the players have to accept it without any question.However, umpires are also human beings and they also make errors but that is to be expected. While in most cases a controversial umpiring decision

Apr 26 2016
IPL 2016: Ambati Rayudu to continue at No.3 for next two matches, says Ricky Ponting
IPL 2016: Ambati Rayudu to continue at No.3 for next two matches, says Ricky Ponting

Rayudu struck a half-century in Mumbai’s last match against Sunrisers HyderabadMumbai Indians' head coach Ricky Ponting on Tuesday said batsman Ambati Rayudu, who struck a half-century in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad will continue at the No.3 position for the next two games.After getting off to a losing start to their campaign against Rising Pune Supergiants, defending champions Mumbai came back strongly with a thumping win ove

Apr 19 2016
IPL 2016: Ricky Ponting unhappy with poor batting performances of Mumbai Indians
IPL 2016: Ricky Ponting unhappy with poor batting performances of Mumbai Indians

MI head coach Ricky PontingAhead of their game against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians head coach Ricky Ponting on Tuesday praised the team's bowling unit for being consistency but wanted the batsmen to step up and perform better in upcoming games.After getting off to a losing start to their campaign against Rising Pune Supergiants, defending champions Mumbai came back strongly with a thumping win over Kolkata Knight Riders, but s

Apr 19 2016
IPL 2016: Meet the Mumbai Indians squad for season 9
IPL 2016: Meet the Mumbai Indians squad for season 9

Mumbai will be looking for a strong start this seasonPerhaps one of the most consistent teams in the Indian Premier League since 2010, the Mumbai Indians will kickstart their IPL 9 season with abundant confidence under their wings with the tag of ‘defending champions’. The Mumbai Indians have always been a team to watch out for and this year also sees a very powerful squad. The squad boasts of quality all-rounders and have acres

IPL 2016: Know your coaching staff
IPL 2016: Know your coaching staff

The coaches form a very important part of any IPL team and franchises look to recruit the best in the business to mould their respective teams.IPL is also an opportunity for young players to learn their trade from some of the best in the business from India and around the globe. The different perspectives that people from around the cricketing world bring helps the budding cricketers know better about the game and holds them in good stead.Here is

Apr 8 2016
IPL 2016: Ricky Ponting hails Rohit Sharma's captaincy
IPL 2016: Ricky Ponting hails Rohit Sharma's captaincy

Rohit Sharma with Ricky PontingRating Rohit Sharma's leadership abilities highly, Mumbai Indians coach Ricky Ponting on Friday said he lets the talented India opener use his instincts.Under Rohit's captaincy, Mumbai have won the Indian Premier League (IPL) twice, the first of which came in 2013. This season they are the defending champions."Rohit is an excellent captain. He is very calm and a neutral sort of person which is vital for

Apr 8 2016
IPL 2016: Ponting not worried about Malinga's absence from MI squad
IPL 2016: Ponting not worried about Malinga's absence from MI squad

Lasith Malinga has been struggling with a knee injury since Novermber 2015With just a day to go before the 9th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) commences in Mumbai, teams are giving a final touch to their preparations ahead of the tournament.So is the case with the defending champions, the Mumbai Indians, except for the fact that they are, at the moment, without the services of their premier fast bowler, and IPL&rsqu

Apr 8 2016
IPL 2016 Predicted XI Mumbai Indians
IPL 2016 Predicted XI Mumbai Indians

They are fearless, they can crush any teams’ hope at the very last moment, and nothing is impossible for them. Yes, we are talking about Mumbai Indians (MI), and their past Indian Premier League (IPL) outings have proven all of that.The defending champions form a formidable attack with dangerous all-rounders like Kieron Pollard and Corey Anderson. That is well complemented by the hard-hitting top order batsmen like captain Rohit Sharma and

Apr 7 2016
Cricketers should be judged on their Test performance, claims Ricky Ponting
Cricketers should be judged on their Test performance, claims Ricky Ponting

Mumbai Indians head coach Ricky PontingDespite the advent of Twenty20 cricket in recent times, Mumbai Indians head coach Ricky Ponting on Thursday said he still believes in the old school theory that a player should be judged on his Test performance.Defending champions Mumbai Indians start their ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign against new franchise Rising Pune Supergiants at the Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday."I

Apr 7 2016
Ricky Ponting expresses desire to coach Australia in future
Ricky Ponting expresses desire to coach Australia in future

Legendary Australian captain Ricky PontingMumbai Indians coach Ricky Ponting on Wednesday expressed a desire to work with Australia's current crop of Test batsmen, suggesting helming the national team in the future is something that appealed to him."I would love to be working with (David) Warner and (Steve) Smith along with some of the young guns like (Usman) Khawaja and (Joe) Burns – that will be a lot of fun," the three

Apr 6 2016
IPL captains who dropped themselves
IPL captains who dropped themselves

A captain often forms the fulcrum of any team. It can also be said that a captain is only as good as his team, but an inspirational leader can derive the best out even a relatively mediocre team. A captain has to lead by example and very often the course of a game can be changed by a simple hunch of the captain, hence it becomes imperative for a skipper to win the trust of the captain and make sure that his name is first on the team sheet.It goes

Apr 5 2016
World Commentators' Playing XI
World Commentators' Playing XI

Harsha Blogle (L), Rahul Dravid (Centre) & Sourav Ganguly (R) at Trent Bridge Commentary has always played an essential part in the broadcasting of sport over the years. Be it the iconic duo of Andy Gray and Martin Tyler in football, Jim Ross and Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler in WWE, Steve Slater in Formula 1 or a whole plethora of cricket commentators who have immortalized some moments in our brain. Manchester City won t

Apr 4 2016
5 iconic India-Australia clashes in World Cup cricket
5 iconic India-Australia clashes in World Cup cricket

The India-Australia cricketing rivalry has been among the greatest in recent times across all formats of the game. Even though the Australians have dominated to some extent in terms of results, the Indian team has always put up a tough fight and has managed to down their rivals on a number of occasions.Team India and the Aussies have also enjoyed an iconic rivalry in World Cups and have produced some heart-stopping encounters over the years. Most

Mar 26 2016
5 youngsters who can make it big at the T20 WC
5 youngsters who can make it big at the T20 WC

With the Super 10 round of the ICC World T20 2016 all set to kick off from today, with the hosts India taking on the spirited New Zealand, all the fans will be expecting it to be an evenly contested game.Both the teams have a fine blend of the young and the experienced. Taking cue from the fact that nearly all the teams have had followed the same thought process, we have a number of youngsters who can announce their entry into the international c

Mar 15 2016
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