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James Anderson vaults to career-best No.1 Test ranking
James Anderson vaults to career-best No.1 Test ranking

James Anderson of England celebrates dismissing Milinda Siriwardana of Sri LankaAfter guiding England to consecutive wins against Sri Lanka in the ongoing three-match Test rubber, seasoned pacer James Anderson on Tuesday vaulted to his career-best No.1 spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test bowlers rankings.Anderson ripped through the Lankan batting in both the Tests to not only bag three five-wicket hauls but also to become the fir

May 31 2016
Stuart Broad warns Sri Lanka ahead of second Test match
Stuart Broad warns Sri Lanka ahead of second Test match

Broad picked five wickets in the Headingley TestEngland fast bowler Stuart Broad warned Sri Lanka ahead of their second Test in Durham, saying that the hosts are confident about winning the series, though the contest is still open. After a commendable performance from Jonathan Bairstow and James Anderson, England crushed Sri Lanka by an innings and 88 runs in the Headingley Test and are currently leading the series 1-0.Broad had picked five

May 26 2016
Who Said What to Royal Challengers Bangalore's thrilling chase against Gujarat Lions
Who Said What to Royal Challengers Bangalore's thrilling chase against Gujarat Lions

RCB players celebrate the four-wicket win over Gujarat LionsAn in-form Royal Challengers Bangalore continued their good run of form as they defeated the Gujarat Lions by four wickets in what was a thrilling chase in Bangalore. AB de Villiers arguably played his best knock of this Indian Premier League as his unbeaten knock of 79 handed RCB safe passageway to the IPL final.Earlier, Dwayne Smith played a valuable knock for Gujarat Lions scoring a k

May 24 2016
James Anderson reveals how exchanging ends with Stuart Broad worked superbly
James Anderson reveals how exchanging ends with Stuart Broad worked superbly

England pacer James Anderson is applauded off the field after his 5-wicket haul against Sri LankaJames Anderson, on Thursday, took a 5-wicket haul at Headingley, helping bowl out Sri Lanka for a paltry 91 runs in the first innings at the Headingley Cricket Ground in Leeds. Coming into this match, Anderson had a modest record at Headingley, averaging 41.36 from the seven Tests he had played at this ground.Anderson, who had never taken more th

May 21 2016
England vs Sri Lanka 2016 Schedule & Venue: Full Time Table, Form Guide for Sri Lanka's tour of England
England vs Sri Lanka 2016 Schedule & Venue: Full Time Table, Form Guide for Sri Lanka's tour of England

England vs Sri Lanka SeriesAfter a largely successful WT20 campaign, England is all set join the cricketing action once again. It was a much different WT20 campaign for Sri Lanka, though. Sri Lanka will love to get back on track when they tour England from May 2016 to July 2016. This tour will consist of three tests, five One Day Internationals, and one Twenty20 International. The tour kicks off on 19 May 2016.Sri Lanka has a lot of reb

Stuart Broad believes Dale Steyn is the best bowler of his generation
Stuart Broad believes Dale Steyn is the best bowler of his generation

Broad in action against South AfricaThe 29-year-old English speedster and the current world number one bowler in Test matches, Stuart Broad has gone on to reveal the fact that he believes his fellow South African counterpart, Dale Steyn is the best bowler of his generation. Having made his Test debut back in 2007 against Sri Lanka, Broad has picked up 333 wickets for England in 91 Test matches that he has played. Son of former England openin

May 13 2016
Dale Steyn and Stuart Broad the toughest I have faced in Tests, claims Shane Watson
Dale Steyn and Stuart Broad the toughest I have faced in Tests, claims Shane Watson

Shane Watson and Dale Steyn during a gameFormer Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has said pacer Dale Steyn and England seamer Stuart Broad are the toughest bowlers he has faced in Test cricket.Watson recently retired from Tests. He is currently playing for the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL)."The one that consistently comes back is Dale Steyn, especially in Test cricket. Just how relentless he is with

May 10 2016
Confident Stuart Broad targets clean sweep against Sri Lanka and Pakistan
Confident Stuart Broad targets clean sweep against Sri Lanka and Pakistan

Stuart Broad is the number one ranked Test bowler in the worldStuart Broad has rallied his troops by laying down the gauntlet ahead of a packed English summer. Speaking to Sky Sports, the tall fast bowler wants to clean sweep both Sri Lanka and Pakistan in front of lively crowds.Apart from Sri Lanka and Pakistan, England currently hold all the Test trophies which are on offer. Broad wants to extract revenge for the tense 0-1 loss at home against

Apr 23 2016
5 memorable last-ball wins in ICC World T20 history
5 memorable last-ball wins in ICC World T20 history

The price of victory is an insurmountable amount of sweat dripping from players’ bodies as they give it their all in order to win. Some wins come easier than others. When a team is in its optimum form, and wrecks the opposition in all three departments, the struggle to win doesn’t even seem to exist.However, in some games, the players have run over every blade of grass on the ground and yet can’t predict the output of a game bef

Apr 3 2016
A list of highest wicket-takers in T20Is, Ravichandran Ashwin bags the 12th spot
A list of highest wicket-takers in T20Is, Ravichandran Ashwin bags the 12th spot

Shahid Afridi of Pakistan tops the list of the highest wicket-takers in T20 InternationalsT20 cricket is traditionally not a bowler's favourite format of the sport. In modern cricket, both the sides batting for just 20 overs each means the ball is either going to race towards the boundary line or fly over it and that too, quite frequently.However, in the recent years, the scenario has become a bit positive for the bowlers, as the interna

Apr 3 2016
Are bowlers who can play all formats of cricket going out of fashion?
Are bowlers who can play all formats of cricket going out of fashion?

Steyn has recently looked a pale shadow of himselfSince the introduction of the newest format in 2005, international cricket has become more competitive, and the schedule, tighter. Broad bats and shorter boundaries have no doubt made the game hard for the bowlers. A swift innings can tamper with the rhythm of the best of bowlers.The advent of the Indian Premier League, and the subsequent cropping up of similar leagues around the world,

Apr 3 2016
5 biggest upsets in World T20 history that don't fade away
5 biggest upsets in World T20 history that don't fade away

Every tournament guarantees some glorious moments; some wonderful sixes, great motions of fielding, epic spell of bowling and so on. However, the matches that don't fade away, just like the Axe Signature line of body perfumes, are often the small fish beating the whale.Over the course of history, there hasn’t been a single tournament where a major upset didn’t occur just like the fable where David beat Goliath.Be it the FIFA World

Mar 30 2016
Remembering the destruction at Durban – Yuvraj’s six sixes
Remembering the destruction at Durban – Yuvraj’s six sixes

Yuvraj Singh with MS Dhoni during the mayhemGary Sobers did it in 1968. Who watched cricket then? Ravi Shastri did it in 1985, but isn’t he the same guy who was welcomed with chants of ‘shame shame’ because he scored slowly? Herschelle Gibbs did it earlier that year, but that was against Netherlands - associate nation, poor bowling attack.So when it was Yuvraj Singh’s turn to repeat the feat in September 2007, it had to be

Mar 29 2016
5 cricketers who battled on-field injuries with heroism
5 cricketers who battled on-field injuries with heroism

Yuvraj Singh grimaces in pain during the game against AustraliaSports is all about passion. While the passion in some sportsmen is evident through their spirited anger, there are others who put themselves on the edge to lead their teams to a victory. Despite debilitating injuries, they conquer their pain with their passion.An instance of this was evident in the virtual quarter-final last night between India and Australia in the ongoing ICC World

Mar 28 2016
Top 20 hottest WAGs of cricketers
Top 20 hottest WAGs of cricketers

With the Super 10 of the ICC T20 World Cup about to start, we take this time to shift our focus from on-field heroics of the cricketers to theiroff-field life.As the age-old adage goes Behind every successful manthere is a woman', the phrase probably holds true in the world of cricket. Most cricketers, if not all, have a better-half responsible for helping them reach the pinnacle of the game.These women are not just wives and girlfriends (WAG

Mar 11 2016
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