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Rahul Dravid's journey as a coach: Who said what
Rahul Dravid's journey as a coach: Who said what

Rahul Dravid has closely looked after the youngsters and helped them to play their natural gameRahul Dravid, the synonym of humble, modest and class, mentored the now defunct Rajasthan Royals last season then went on to become the coach for India Under-19. He has been extremely successful in creating a brewing environment for the youngsters and is currently the head coach of Delhi Darevelis, who missed a playoff spot by just a whisker.B

May 29 2016
How Harbhajan Singh got Australians to stop sledging him!
How Harbhajan Singh got Australians to stop sledging him!

Harbhajan Singh has always enjoyed stormy relationship with the AustraliansIndian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has enjoyed a rather stormy relationship with the Australians. He has always been in the midst of any controversial moments during India- Australia clashes. The infamous Sydney Test Match in 2008 springs back to life whenever Harbhajan and Australians are spoken about in the same breath.The ace spinner has enjoyed a very fruitful spe

May 26 2016
IPL 2016: Jos Buttler lauds Mumbai Indians coach Ricky Ponting
IPL 2016: Jos Buttler lauds Mumbai Indians coach Ricky Ponting

Jos Buttler says he was not satisfied with his performance this IPl seasonMumbai Indians wicket-keeper Jos Buttler was all praise for the team's head coach Ricky Ponting and said that the former Australian skipper desperately wants to help people improve their game. Buttler is the most expensive English player this season and has 222 runs from 13 games, which is the highest among MI batsmen who have batted below number four.Buttler

May 23 2016
IPL 2016: JP Duminy backs Delhi Daredevils mentor Rahul Dravid as Team India coach
IPL 2016: JP Duminy backs Delhi Daredevils mentor Rahul Dravid as Team India coach

Rahul Dravid has been involved with coaching the U-19 and India A teamsIt seems that the clamour behind Rahul Dravid’s appointment for coaching Team India is getting stronger everyday. The Delhi Daredevils mentor has got the backing of another one of his team members in JP Duminy.Speaking to Telegraph India, the South African batsman felt that Dravid would be the ideal person to guide India’s promising players into achieving their com

May 20 2016
Jasprit Bumrah is ready for Test cricket says Ricky Ponting
Jasprit Bumrah is ready for Test cricket says Ricky Ponting

Jasprit Bumrah has been impressive in the limited-overs cricketOne of the most successful Test captains of all time, former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting believes India’s new pace sensation Jasprit Bumrah is ready for the longest format of the game as he possesses all the requisites that are required to succeed in that particular format. Ponting who is currently the head coach of the Mumbai Indians in IPL 2016 has seen Bumrah from c

IPL 2016: Ricky Ponting expresses his views on coaching Team India
IPL 2016: Ricky Ponting expresses his views on coaching Team India

Ponting has cited family commitments as the reason for not accepting international offersWith every passing day, the speculation on Team India’s next head coach is getting increasingly stronger. When asked about the possibility of throwing his hat into the ring, Ricky Ponting reiterated that family takes precedence over cricket matters.Speaking to the media on the sidelines of an event, the Mumbai Indians Coach spoke about the difficulty of

May 17 2016
Australia's 2003 World Cup winning team: Where are they now
Australia's 2003 World Cup winning team: Where are they now

The Australian cricket team with the 2003 ICC World CupAustralia was a serious force to reckon with in world cricket for over a decade starting from 1998-99. The Baggy Greens have won the ICC Cricket World five times, most recently in the previous edition of the prestigious tournament, back in 2005. However, most of their success in the coveted competition has come in the period between 1999 and 2007, when they had won three successive World Cups

May 16 2016
IPL 2016: Ricky Ponting does not believe in using a coaching manual
IPL 2016: Ricky Ponting does not believe in using a coaching manual

Ponting said that he always goes by his gut feeling when he has to take decisionsMumbai Indians head coach Ricky Ponting said that he does not believe in using a coaching manual and that he always goes by his instincts when it comes to taking decisions for the team. Ponting, who was handed over the position in 2015, coached the team to their second title win in that edition.The former Australian captain feels that his understanding of the game ha

May 9 2016
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

Apr 8 2016
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
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