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Australian Test squad for Sri Lanka tour announced
Australian Test squad for Sri Lanka tour announced

Steve Smith leads a 15 man squad for the upcoming tour of Sri LankaCricket Australia named a strong 15 man squad for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka. Led by Steven Smith, the team includes the likes of Shaun Marsh and Nathan Coulter-Nile while Moises Henriques earns a call up and fit-again Mitchell Starc is back in Australian colours.FULL SQUAD: Steve Smith (captain), David Warner, Jackson Bird, Joe Burns, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Josh Hazle

May 24 2016
5 big IPL signings over the years who missed most of the season due to injuries
5 big IPL signings over the years who missed most of the season due to injuries

Kevin Pietersen leaves the field after sustaining a calf injury in this year’s IPLInjuries are a part of any outdoor sport and cricket is no exception in this regard. Injuries do play a vital role in determining the future of a team during a tournament like the Indian Premier league.This year’s edition of the cash-rich tournament has seen several players getting ruled out of the tournament due to injuries which prompted fans to dub it

May 21 2016
IPL 2016: Hashim Amla opens up on his experience with Kings XI Punjab
IPL 2016: Hashim Amla opens up on his experience with Kings XI Punjab

Hashim Amla has found his first tryst with the IPL to be an enjoyable oneHashim Amla was a surprise call-up for the Kings XI Punjab squad during this season. Named as a replacement player for the injured Shaun Marsh, the 33-year old was thrust into a team which was struggling to find its rhythm.However, Amla has revealed that he has been enjoying the opportunity to participate in the cash-rich league. Speaking to the media ahead of his side&rsquo

May 21 2016
IPL 2016: Kings XI Punjab players vehemently deny reports of Shaun Marsh brawl
IPL 2016: Kings XI Punjab players vehemently deny reports of Shaun Marsh brawl

Kings XI Punjab are currently at the bottom of the IPL standingsAs some reports claimed that Kings XI Punjab left-hander Shaun Marsh was sent back home due to an alleged brawl inside the dressing room, some of the big names of the Punjab side vehemently showed their displeasure about the news on social media. They rubbished the rumours with utter disdain and also lashed at Indian journalists for spreading out such a baseless n

May 13 2016
Reports: Divisions in KXIP team, Shaun Marsh sent back home after dressing room brawl
Reports: Divisions in KXIP team, Shaun Marsh sent back home after dressing room brawl

Shaun Marsh of Kings XI PunjabKings XI Punjab have been going through a horrendous IPL 9 campaign, but the worst of it might just have been revealed. Shaun Marsh, who was thought to have had to go back to Australia because of a back injury, was in fact sent back home after being the aggressor in a dressing room brawl with an unnamed teammate, report Deccan Chronicle.With 159 runs in 6 matches, Marsh had been one of the best batsmen in the st

IPL 2016: Preity Zinta allegedly threatens to sack Sanjay Bangar after loss to RCB - Reports
IPL 2016: Preity Zinta allegedly threatens to sack Sanjay Bangar after loss to RCB - Reports

Preity Zinta at Mohali during an IPL matchThe co-owner of IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab and Bollywood actress Preity Zinta has allegedly threatened to sack the coach Sanjay Bangar after they lost their last match against Royal Challengers Bangalore by just one run at Mohali on 9 May.According to reports in DNA, Preity was extremely upset with the former Indian cricketer for not sending Axar Patel before South African all-rounder Farhaan

May 12 2016
IPL 2016: 6 players who have played for only one franchise
IPL 2016: 6 players who have played for only one franchise

With fresh auctions and new teams coming in the mix, a lot of players keep changing sides each year. With as many as four teams disbanded or having got suspended, there are very few players who have sworn allegiance to one side since 2010, the last year that had all the eight original franchises. Here’s a list of six players who have stayed put in one team from the start:Virat Kohli Kohli started for RCB on a youth contractThe Roy

May 9 2016
IPL 2016: Injured XI
IPL 2016: Injured XI

IPL 2016 was supposed to cheer up disappointed Indian fans still hurting over the World T20 semi-final loss to West Indies. While the cricket has at times been thrilling and exhilarating to watch, this tournament has been about injuries more than anything else.Whether it was simply because of the sheer volume of cricket being played or just a happy coincidence, IPL 2016 has been struck by a spate of injuries, which has decimated several squads in

May 9 2016
Looking at why so many players are getting injured this IPL
Looking at why so many players are getting injured this IPL

Faf du Plessis had become a crucial member of the Rising Pune Supergiants’ top order before being ruled out of the IPLAs revealing and inspiring the Indian Premier League (IPL) might be for the upcoming young cricketers of India, playing in it, performing well throughout the two-month tournament, and excelling in it– as the new trend in team selection dictates the need to perform in the IPL as something detrimental to team s

May 4 2016
IPL 2016: India XI vs Rest of the World XI
IPL 2016: India XI vs Rest of the World XI

Gautam Gambhir has led Kolkata to two IPL wins since taking over as skipperWhen the Indian Premier League was first launched, beyond the big bucks, the superstars and the world of glamour stood the core idea of providing young Indian cricketers a platform. A platform where they could experience the pressures of an international game without having played international cricket, a platform where they would get to rub shoulders with the modern great

May 4 2016
IPL 2016: Hashim Amla to be named replacement for Shaun Marsh
IPL 2016: Hashim Amla to be named replacement for Shaun Marsh

Amla is set to feature in his first IPLSouth African top-order batsman, Hashim Amla is set to be named as the replacement for the injured Kings XI Punjab player, Shaun Marsh, according to a report on ESPNCricinfo. Marsh has been ruled out of the rest of the tournament due to a back injury.According to the report, Amla has received the clearances required to join the team and feature in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the first time. Amla was

May 3 2016
IPL 2016, Match 32 Preview (KKR vs KXIP): The Kings hope to ride past the Knights
IPL 2016, Match 32 Preview (KKR vs KXIP): The Kings hope to ride past the Knights

Gautam Gambhir has led from the front this season.The Kings XI Punjab (finally) registered their second victory in the IPL 2016 against the Gujarat Lions. They will now face off against the Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. The Kings XI might have found their right opening combination in the form of Murali Vijay and Marcus Stoinis, scoring 65 runs for the opening wicket in just 6 overs against the Gujarat Lions in their previo

May 3 2016
Shaun Marsh ruled out of action for rest of IPL 2016
Shaun Marsh ruled out of action for rest of IPL 2016

Shaun Marsh has been one of the best performers for struggling KXIP this seasonIn what will come as a stunning blow for Kings XI Punjab, Australian batsman Shaun Marsh has been sidelined for the rest of this year’s edition of the IPL with a back injury. It appears that Marsh picked up the injury during his knock of 56* on April 19 against Kolkata Knight Riders, and has finally succumbed to it.Marsh has been one of the best batsmen for the K

May 2 2016
IPL 2016: Kings XI Punjab captain David Miller skips post match ceremony
IPL 2016: Kings XI Punjab captain David Miller skips post match ceremony

Captain David Miller has been a mainstay of the Kings XI Punjab over the past few yearsThe Mumbai Indians convincingly beat Kings XI Punjab by 25 runs in yesterday’s IPL game, condeming the Mohali based franchise to their fourth loss in five games. It was another day to forget for the Kings. Having won the toss, skipper Miller put Mumbai in to bat. It was a decision he would soon regret as all his bowlers, barring Sandeep Sharma, were

Apr 26 2016
IPL 2016: Glenn Maxwell blames bowling, fielding fiasco for loss against Mumbai Indians
IPL 2016: Glenn Maxwell blames bowling, fielding fiasco for loss against Mumbai Indians

Maxwell posted his first half-century of the season in the match against Mumbai IndiansKings XI Punjab all-rounder Glenn Maxwell said that the team's loss against the Mumbai Indians at Mohali was due to a lacklustre bowling and fielding performance at the post-match press conference on Monday. "If you look at the scoreboard after 12 overs, I think they were at a 108-109 for 1 which is ridiculous. We had done so well t

Apr 26 2016
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