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IPL 2016: Highest Run-Scorers, Wicket-Takers after Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians
IPL 2016: Highest Run-Scorers, Wicket-Takers after Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians

Parthiv Patel played a brilliant knock todayKings XI Punjab played Mumbai Indians today. Kings XI Punjab won the toss and chose to field first. Nothing out of the ordinary here. Punjab won the toss for the first time in IPL 9, David Miller was happy about that. David Miller said, "It's the first time that I have won the toss. We have made two changes. Mitchell Johnson and Pradeep Sahu come in."It's a high-scoring ground, the out

Apr 25 2016
IPL 2016: Dream Team of the Week - Week 1
IPL 2016: Dream Team of the Week - Week 1

The 2016 version of the IPL to put it kindly has failed to really infuse the cricketing fanatics with any kind enthusiasm. The tournament so far has been littered with one-sided contests and half-empty stands. The general public has so far remain detached from the tournament. While the cricket fanatics might be suffering from an overdose of cricket following the recently the recently concluded World T20,  the first week of action in the

Apr 18 2016
IPL 2016: Kings XI Punjab's starting training camp from 9th April
IPL 2016: Kings XI Punjab's starting training camp from 9th April

David Miller will lead the Kings XI Punjab this year in the IPL.Kings XI Punjab's Indian cricketers will begin their training camp here on Sunday, ahead of the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) starting on April 9.Mohit Sharma, Akshar Patel, Wriddhiman Saha and Murali Vijay will join the camp on the opening day, it was announced on Saturday.Gurkeerat Mann, Sandeep Sharma, Manan Vohra, K.C. Cariappa, Anureet Singh, Shardul Thaku

Apr 2 2016
History of ICC U19 Cricket World Cup
History of ICC U19 Cricket World Cup

Cricket’s finest young talent will be on display when the 11th edition of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup is played across four cities in Bangladesh from 27 January to 14 February 2016. The tournament, now a full-fledged biennial marquee event after taking its first tentative steps in 1988, is the stepping stone for wide-eyed youngsters towards fulfilling their dream of playing at the highest level. Players get a first-h

Jan 11 2016
U-19 star Avesh Khan - An India fast bowler in the making
U-19 star Avesh Khan - An India fast bowler in the making

Avesh Khan’s spell of 6-3-4-4 won India U-19 a match against Bangladesh U-19 last week On a hot, steamy and sweating afternoon in Indore in the year 2011, when the air was dry and a domineering sun left an unpleasant taste, I met this boy who was just fifteen and few months by then and obviously, was younger than me. He was a lanky boy with slender limbs, his voice had an amateurish tone, sounded as thin as his body was and he nev

India A face strong challenge against Australia A
India A face strong challenge against Australia A

Ashton Agar and Kedar Jadhav Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) After being thoroughly outplayed in the four-day matches, India A would now look to getting back into their stride as they face Australia A in a List A tri-series cricket match, also involving South Africa A, at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium on Friday. This will be the hosts' first match in the series, while Australia have already won their tournament opener against South Africa A thra

Aug 6 2015
Want to establish myself as finisher and win games for India: Kedar Jadhav
Want to establish myself as finisher and win games for India: Kedar Jadhav

Kedar Jadhav of India 'A' bats, with broken wrist, during the 2014 Quadrangular Series Final match against Australia 'A' Recalled to the India team for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe after his unremarkable ODI debut last year against Sri Lanka, Kedar Jadhav is one of those in the squad who have been given a precious chance to make a mark for the ODI national team – Harbhajan Singh, Manish Pandey, Sandeep Sharma, Murali

Jul 9 2015
Three permanent spots up for grabs on India's tour of Zimbabwe
Three permanent spots up for grabs on India's tour of Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Series will be interesting as the young guns in India try to cement their spot  India announced their squad for the Zimbabwe series with Ajinkya Rahane as captain. It consists of a lot of youngsters since India rested senior players MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, and R Ashwin. These guys will automatically fit into the playing eleven when they return. But there are some spots in the full-st

Jul 1 2015
Indian squad for Zimbabwe tour announced; Ajinkya Rahane named captain
Indian squad for Zimbabwe tour announced; Ajinkya Rahane named captain

Ajinkya Rahane will captain the Indian team for the first time The BCCI selection committee has announced the squad for the tour of Zimbabwe which is scheduled for next month. Ajinkya Rahane has been named as the captain for the tour which will consist of 3 ODIs and 2 T20Is and begins on July 10. A total of 8 changes have been made from the side that played the ODI series against Bangladesh earlier this month. There were reports that

Jun 29 2015
5 players India can consider including in the squad for the tour of Zimbabwe
5 players India can consider including in the squad for the tour of Zimbabwe

India’s tour of Zimbabwe comes at a time when Indian cricket faces more questions than answers after suffering a humiliating loss at the hands of Bangladesh. The Indian captain has offered to step down if needed, the head coach is yet to be appointed and a few non-performers have come under scrutiny. All of a sudden, a side which did well in the World Cup is looking vulnerable and exposed.  The Zimbabwe tour is most likely to take pla

Jun 28 2015
What India's bowling lineup will look like in the near future?
What India's bowling lineup will look like in the near future?

The annual extravaganza called the IPL has ended and now the focus will shift again to international circuit. India are due to play a resurgent Bangladesh side in a 1-Test, 3-ODI tour. After that a tour to Zimbabwe(3 ODIs, 2 T20Is) and Sri Lanka(3 Tests) will be followed by South Africa visiting India(4 Tests, 5 ODIs, 3 T20Is). With such a packed schedule, one can never be sure about the bowling line-up remaining the same despite the success

Jun 1 2015
IPL 2015: A season of disappointments for Kings XI Punjab
IPL 2015: A season of disappointments for Kings XI Punjab

The Kings XI Punjab were expected to carry on their great form into 2015 In what was possibly one of the biggest failures by a team from which much was expected, the Kings XI Punjab dashed the hopes of all their fans this IPL as they slumped to the bottom of the points table. After thumping the Chennai Super Kings in the playoffs last year and making it to the finals of IPL 2014, where they finished as runners-up, the boys from Punjab faile

May 24 2015
Best uncapped XI of IPL 2015
Best uncapped XI of IPL 2015

Over the 8 seasons of the Indian Premier League, a number of young Indian players have been unearthed and given a chance to shine on the global stage. Playing in front of big crowds alongside international superstars, these players get tremendous exposure and become well-equipped to handle the challenges of the highest level provided they make the cut. This season, too, there was no shortage of young Indian talent on display. While a few had alr

May 24 2015
5 reasons why KXIP have failed this year
5 reasons why KXIP have failed this year

Strange things happen in cricket. The 20 over format seems short but in cricket even that short time-frame sees wild swings. Momentum and confidence are everything in T20 and if there is one team that is the epitome of this observation, it is a passionate owner’s unlucky team, Kings XI Punjab. Year after year, we have seen PreityZinta supporting her team, only to see them falter at various stages. In 2014, Kings XI Punjab was everyone&rsq

May 23 2015
Top 5 contenders for the IPL Young Player of the Season award
Top 5 contenders for the IPL Young Player of the Season award

As the 8th edition of the Indian Premier League is drawing to a close, we analyse the contenders for the best young player of the season award for this year. As it’s been the case over the years, so many young players have been impressing and making use of the perfect platform that’s been presented to them. The criteria for the award is that the youngster should have been born on or after the 1st of April 1989 and shouldn’t

May 18 2015
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