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10 altercations between players of the same country
10 altercations between players of the same country

Just as it as evolved in other aspects, the game of cricket has changed from a slow, good-natured game to a fast, fierce and ever-changing sport. With passion mixing with aggression, sparks fly and temper reaches flashpoint. The game has seen quite a few fights amongst opponents, but there are a few occasions when disagreeing teammates got into disagreements and spats. Here’s a list of ten incidents where players from the same country had a

May 5 2016
Video: How Virat Kohli responded when Shoaib Akhtar asked him to help out Pakistan batsmen
Video: How Virat Kohli responded when Shoaib Akhtar asked him to help out Pakistan batsmen

Will Pakistan batsmen take cricket lessons from Virat Kohli?Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar revealed an interesting conversation he recently had with India’s batting mainstay Virat Kohli. In a TV interview this week, Akhtar was discussing the frailties of the Pakistani batting order. He was saying that batsmen like Ahmed Shahzad and Umar Akmal have the talent of Kohli, but lack his application.He seemed to point out the reason for

Apr 13 2016
Virender Sehwag trolls Shoaib Akhtar on Twitter after India hammered Pakistan 5-1 in hockey
Virender Sehwag trolls Shoaib Akhtar on Twitter after India hammered Pakistan 5-1 in hockey

Virender Sehwag hits Shoaib Akhtar for a six.....off the pitch this time.Former Indian opening batsman Virender Sehwag trolled his famed rival Shoaib Akhtar on Twitter. Taking advantage of India’s record-breaking 5-1 win over Pakistan at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in hockey, the Nawab of Najafgarh showed his humorous side by mocking the former Pakistan pacer.When India and Pakistan face off on the field, everybody sits up and takes

Apr 12 2016
Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz, and Mohammad Hafeez bid farewell to Waqar Younis on Twitter
Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz, and Mohammad Hafeez bid farewell to Waqar Younis on Twitter

Waqar during a Pakistani nets session at SharjahLegendary Pakistani fast bowler, Waqar Younis had stepped down from the role of his national cricket team's head coach last Monday following a string of disappointing results. The 'Men in Green’ fared poorly in the Asia Cup as well as the ICC World T20 2016, having being ousted from both the tournaments in their respective first rounds.Waqar was re-appointed as the

Apr 7 2016
ICC World T20 2016: Shahid Afridi resigns as Pakistan captain
ICC World T20 2016: Shahid Afridi resigns as Pakistan captain

Shahid Afridi has decided to give up the captaincy of the Pakistani T20 teamUnder fire from all corners over his alleged lackadaisical leadership, and hampered further by Pakistan’s dismal run in the shortest format of the game, the incumbent Pakistani T20 captain, Shahid Afridi, has decided to relinquish his captaincy.In a twitter update, the veteran Pakistani all-rounder informed the Pakistani diaspora of his decision and said that i

The hoax called Boom-Boom
The hoax called Boom-Boom

The long walk back to pavilionThe sense of resignation on his face was quite evident, slumped on the chair in his dugout as the chase against Australia had finally come to an embarrassing end. The long kamikaze career of the man fondly referred to as Mr. Boom-Boom was finally drawing to an end; at least for now.As has been the case for his entire career, the fans go haywire as soon as they see Shahid Afridi walking to the crease. And the familiar

Mar 30 2016
ICC T20 World Cup: Shoaib Akhtar reveals he had predicted Pakistan's dismal run
ICC T20 World Cup: Shoaib Akhtar reveals he had predicted Pakistan's dismal run

Waqar Younis had publicly spoken about the lack of quality in his squadFormer Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has openly criticized the continuously woeful performances from Shahid Afridi’s team. DNA India reported the enigmatic cricketer also claiming that he had warned the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) about the fragile system which could lead to a rapid slide.But, PCB did not pay heed to his words. Akhtar said, “This downslide didn'

Mar 24 2016
5 Shahid Afridi comments that will make you go,
5 Shahid Afridi comments that will make you go, "Did he really say that?"

Shahid Afridi and controversies go hand and hand. The evergreen all-rounder has been a constant in the Pakistani line up for the 20th year running now, and he has never been away from the limelight.Also read: Australia vs Pakistan, ICC T20 WC 2016: LIVE streaming info, prediction, squads, match date and match timeApart from his impulsive batting and sprightly yet sporadic match-winning performances, Afridi has frequently found himself at the

Mar 23 2016
Sachin Tendulkar to Virat Kohli: Passing the baton of Batsmanship
Sachin Tendulkar to Virat Kohli: Passing the baton of Batsmanship

Virat Kohli has picked from where Sachin left1st march 2003, Almost 13 years ago a 9 year old, 3rd std going boy was eagerly waiting in front of the TV, checking the clock desperately. That day nothing else mattered to him in the world. All he wanted was to witness a good cricketing match between the biggest rivals in the world with a hope of his team coming on top. For him, his country's win was the biggest thing.&nb

Mar 22 2016
6 thrilling India-Pakistan encounters that don't fade away
6 thrilling India-Pakistan encounters that don't fade away

India and Pakistan have always managed to polarise emotions throughout history. Be it during the horrors of partition, unfortunate wars or even in the race to become a nuclear power, the rivalry has been intense.Over the years, much of that intensity has been replicated on the cricket field. The sport has been bringing together and dividing - both at the same time - millions of people on either side of the border. Now, once again, the two teams a

Mar 18 2016
ICC to conduct random dope tests in the upcoming T20 World Cup
ICC to conduct random dope tests in the upcoming T20 World Cup

ICC CEO Dave Richardson said ICC will continue to conduct random dope testsICC World T20 tournament organisers have clearly said that they will carry out random dope tests during the mega-event. The announcement was made after the world woke up to the tennis star Maria Sharapova’s shock revelation.Also read: ICC T20 World Cup 2016 tickets: How to book tickets online The world of sports has witnessed many scandalous doping incident

Mar 10 2016
10 athletes who were involved in doping scandals
10 athletes who were involved in doping scandals

Maria Sharapova admitted in a press conference that she had tested positive for banned substance meldonium, which she says she had been taking in the form of medication for the better part of a decade without the knowledge that it was banned.Read more: Sharapova tests positive for banned substance - All you need to know http://www.sportskeeda.com/tennis/maria-sharapova-admits-to-failing-australian-open-drug-test-2016Here, we look at 10 other athl

Mar 8 2016
Shoaib Akhtar praises India only to make money, says Virender Sehwag
Shoaib Akhtar praises India only to make money, says Virender Sehwag

Both Sehwag and Akhtar are known to be candid personalitiesWhether decimating bowling attacks with consummate ease or issuing audacious statements off the field, Virender Sehwag clear enjoys everything he does. In an interview with Deccan Chronicle, the retired stalwart indulged himself in some banter against Shoaib Akhtar.Also read: Arshad Khan: Former Pakistan player, spotted driving taxi in AustraliaAkhtar who is often seen talking up the

Mar 4 2016
My Romance with Cricket - A love story
My Romance with Cricket - A love story

It’s not just a game, it’s something more!I have often been criticized for the love and the bond I share with cricket. I have been advised time and again to make space for other things in life. I would not say that I did not try but my romance with the game is as strong as the covalent bonds. Defying the laws of Solid Chemistry, it fails to offer a tinge of space for bigger things in life. I have also been condemned for overstating or

Mar 4 2016
5 memorable India-Pakistan Asia Cup moments from the last 10 years
5 memorable India-Pakistan Asia Cup moments from the last 10 years

The world has started counting down the hours to the much-anticipated high octane Asia Cup clash between India and Pakistan on Saturday. There will be a lot to play for and neither of the teams would like to end up on the losing side. Over the years, India and Pakistan have been involved a series of memorable encounters in the Asia Cup. All of these matches have seen great emotions and high drama. As you count down the hours to re-live the excit

Feb 26 2016
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