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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

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
6 most embarrassing World T20 records
6 most embarrassing World T20 records

The 2016 World T20 might only be the sixth edition of the tournament but it has already provided plenty of memorable moments that fans will cherish forever. While some can hold their heads proudly for the records that they hold, not everyone has been so lucky.In fact, despite the short space of time, there have already been plenty of records that the players wouldn’t want to be associated with their name, but unfortunately, will. Whether th

Mar 10 2016
Stuart Broad wants regular spot in England ODI side
Stuart Broad wants regular spot in England ODI side

Broad has made the 2019 ODI World Cup his targetEngland fast bowler Stuart Broad says he wants to be a regular member of the One-Day International (ODI) side in order to feature in the home World Cup in 2019. The 29-year-old has been left out of the World T20 and has played only two ODIs since the 2015 World Cup."I've got a lot of hunger and desire to get back in that team consistently," Broad was quoted as saying by the BBC on Frid

Mar 4 2016
South Africa vs England: Combined XI
South Africa vs England: Combined XI

After a disappointing Test series, which ended in a 2-1 loss to England, South Africa will be yearning to start the new year on a positive note. The five-match ODI series, which starts in Bloemfontein, will be a test of the bench strength for both teams, as a number of star players are unavailable due to injury. Here is a combined ODI XI, consisting of the players from both the sides that might be crucial for their team’™s p

Feb 3 2016
India the No. 1 Test side, Amla the No. 4 Test batsman in the latest ICC Rankings
India the No. 1 Test side, Amla the No. 4 Test batsman in the latest ICC Rankings

A double hundred in Johannesburg and a century in Centurion meant that Amla climbed up to the 4th spotKagiso Rabada, Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla and Ben Stokes, who all made their names at previous ICC U19 Cricket World Cups, have made impressive gains in the latest MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings which were released on Wednesday morning following the conclusion of the Centurion Test which South Africa won by 280 runs.Raba

Jan 27 2016
Stats: South Africa vs England 4th Test day 1 - Stephen Cook and Hashim Amla set records
Stats: South Africa vs England 4th Test day 1 - Stephen Cook and Hashim Amla set records

Records aplenty for Cook and AmlaCenturies from debutant Stephen Cook and Hashim Amla helped South Africa end day one of the fourth Test against England at Centurion on 329/5. After the winning toss and batting first, the Proteas made hay on a good batting wicket.The 200-run second-wicket partnership between Amla and Cook set records aplenty for both players. Although a mini collapse following the fall of Amla, which included a duck from AB de Vi

Jan 22 2016
South Africa v England, Day 1: England fight back in last session after batting performances from Amla and Cook
South Africa v England, Day 1: England fight back in last session after batting performances from Amla and Cook

Stephen Cook (L) and Hashim Amla (R) both scored centuries to life their side to a good finish on Day 1After South Africa dominated the first two sessions of the first day of the fourth Test against England at the Supersport Park, Centurion, English bowlers fought back in the last session to end the day on an even note as South Africa finished on 329/5 in 90 overs.However, the day belonged to South African debutant, Stephen Cook, who scored a bri

Jan 22 2016
What has happened to South Africa?
What has happened to South Africa?

Broad spitting fire at the Wanderers came as a spell of death for the home side in an evenly poised Test.The third Test match at Johannesburg was turning out to be a compelling one. The ground staff of the New Wanderers stadium did a fantastic job to prepare a track which provided advantage both for the batsmen and bowlers and it dented the concept among the modern day cricket experts that the best tracks are those which aids well for scorin

Jan 17 2016
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