Shane Warne and Steve Waugh during their playing daysSteve Waugh has given the perfect reaction to the stinging attack on him launched by his former deputy in the Australian team, Shane Warne. Warne, who is participating in a reality television show called ‘I’m a Celebrity, Get me out of here’, said on the show that he did not like the Australian captain for a variety of reasons, and that he was the most selfish player he had pl
A camaraderie between players is one of the essentials for building a great team. However, at the end of the day, a team consists of individuals who have their separate identities and may have diverse opinion on matters. Two players who are part of the same team may seem to share a good understanding of each other in their playing days. But there may be a few skeletons in the cupboard which mostly tend to come out when one or both the players ha
Shane Warne hits out at his former teammate and captain Steve WaughShane Warne played under the leadership of Steve Waugh in arguably the most dominant Test side the game has even seen. Warne was Waugh’s most trusted spin deputy at that time but both had a troubled relationship with each other.When the spin legend talked about his former captain in an on-air TV program, his long-standing feud with Steve Waugh was out in the open once again.
Sharma conceded that he and Dhawan are quite far off from matching India’s most successful opening partnershipRohit Sharma is hopeful that his opening partnership with Shikhar Dhawan can go on to emulate the highly successful pairing of Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly. Sharma also shared his views on India’s recent tour of Australia and talked about his ambitions post the successful outing on a personal as well as the team fr
'Catches win matches' is perhaps one of the oldest cliches to be commonly used in cricket even till this date. It may hold true to an extent, however, not all teams who cling on to all their catches end up winning all the time. The same logic applies to dropped catches too, as teams do manage to win cricket matches despite having spilled important catches. However, every team is not fortunate enough in this regard as numerous dropped cha
Penning down a list of top sporting performances isn’t as easy a task as it might seem on the surface. And if the game happens to be Cricket, the complexity simply compounds. With over 3,700 ODIs being played since its accidental inception in 1971, the genre has witnessed several legends. Records have been created and erased, and benchmarks have been elevated in the midst of an ever evolving game. And needless to say, every decade has had i
Cricket fans often scream themselves hoarse trying to have their voices heard. They exert every ounce of their strength in yelling as loud as they can in order to make a statement. Some fans though wise up and figure that a better way of having their message heard is by changing the medium of transmission from audio to visual. Fans unleash their creativity in coming up with some witty and eye catching signs and placards, often directed towards a
The Shane Warne Foundation (TSWF) would close its doorsAustralian cricket legend Shane Warne has shut his charity foundation in the face of "unwarranted speculation" that it has misappropriated funds.Warne, who claimed 708 Test wickets during his illustrious 15-year career, announced on Friday that The Shane Warne Foundation (TSWF) would close its doors, following the completion of an audit by Consumers Affairs Victoria (CAV), reports X
Tendulkar, along with Brett Lee and Shane Warne would be present aboard the Monarch Cruise.Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar was on Wednesday delighted to be a part of and launch the first ever luxury Monarch Cruise that will bring together the best names of cricket and Bollywood and also allow the passengers to get close and personal with their favourite icons.The faces of this cruise are brand ambassadors Tendulkar, pace great Brett Lee and sp
There are certain things that you just don't do. You want to wrestle bears, by all means go ahead. Fancy a fight with a lion, give it a shot. People have managed both. You can even try to get Lady Luck to smile on you and try facing a lion and a bear at the same time. But then again, there are certain things that are just not done. You don't sledge the God and get away with it. Even Lady Luck will shake her head and walk away if you try
Let us not disappoint cricket fans. Let us not disappoint Saqlain.One of the finest off-spinners to have played the game, former cricketer Saqlain Mushtaq has lent his voice to the ongoing India-Pakistan series debate, saying that sporting ties should resume between the two nations and fans should not be deprived of the iconic contest.The two countries were supposed to play a bilateral series in December 2015, but it never materialised due to sev
Over the years, there have been rivalries galore in the world of cricket. While some have been between two great teams, quite a few others have been about individual players from different teams. On the other hand, there have also been memorable friendships too, but mostly within players from the same country. However, the sport also has a number of fine examples of how some fierce rivals on the field have developed friendships worth cherishing.
It might have been described as “The Gentleman’s Game’ for years now, but cricket has seen a lot of controversies in the past few decades. From ball tampering to match-fixing and from drug usage to throwing, the game’s clean image has taken a nasty hit. Recently, Mohammad Amir, whose young career took a turn for the worse in 2010, made a solid comeback in the domestic circuit and clawed his way back into the Pakistani tea
Shane Warne and Brad Hodge seen in actionOne of the biggest and most successful cricket events in 2015 was undoubtedly the Cricket All-Stars series in USA, which featured retired cricket stars of the 90s and 2000s coming up against each other in a series of three T20 matches.The initiative, started by Shane Warne and Sachin Tendulkar, received applause from all around the cricketing world, and from outside as well. Now that the showpiece event ha
Yasir Shah in actionPakistani leg spinner Yasir Shah has been provisionally suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for failing a dope test conducted on November 13 during Pakistan’s one-day series against England at the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He was tested positive for chlorthalidone, a diuretic used to treat hypertension. The 29-year-old had to appeared before a medical panel set up by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PC