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IPL’s All-time Consistent XI
IPL’s All-time Consistent XI

One of T20 format’s most popular outputs, the Indian Premier League, a two month long extravaganza of cricket, has been in place for nine years now. The tournament has changed colors every year, more so after 2011, when new teams started to be introduced. The annual affair made it possible for fans to watch their superstars, former and current, ply their trade for their franchises. A lot has changed since the initial year, yet there are a f

May 23 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
5 things we miss dearly in IPL 2016
5 things we miss dearly in IPL 2016

This hasn’t been the best of years for the Indian Premier League. Coming on the back of match-fixing scandals, the suspension of two teams which were crowd favourites and the frenzied T20 World Cup, the IPL hasn’t managed to grab the eyeballs that it would, by default, most years.It didn’t help that Mumbai, probably the most vociferous of all IPL venues had to be abandoned because of the drought in Maharashtra, another unforesee

May 16 2016
5 Best bowling figures in IPL history
5 Best bowling figures in IPL history

Despite ending up on the losing side, Rising Pune Supergiants' Adam Zampa did something that had only been done once before in the history of the Indian Premier League. Zampa's six-wicket haul gave him the best bowling figures by an Australian in a T20 match beating Ben Laughlin's 6/28 but where does his figures rank among the best in the IPL?There have been some legends of the game who have taken part in the tournament but have any o

May 11 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

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
11 greatest big-match cricketers of all time
11 greatest big-match cricketers of all time

What makes a big match cricketer tick? Is there really a formula? When Marlon Samuels played a second match-winning knock in World T20 Finals for his team (the first being his spectacular innings in the 2012 T20 World Cup Final), he demonstrated how some players just turn up on the big day.Probably, these are the players whose special gifts are triggered by high-pressure environment. These are the players who probably love the big stage. These ar

May 8 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
All Time Mumbai Indians XI
All Time Mumbai Indians XI

It is hard to pick an all-time Mumbai Indians XI. They have had some great players who have performed really well. Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Lasith Malinga, Ambati Rayudu and Kieron Pollard have been an integral part of Mumbai Indians for a very long time.However, the team has been chopped and changed quite a bit as far as the remaining slots are concerned. The team is the most successful team in IPL history and that makes

May 4 2016
5 most expensive buys in Mumbai Indians’ history
5 most expensive buys in Mumbai Indians’ history

Glenn Maxwell rarely got a game to shine for Mumbai IndiansWhen Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) headed by Mukesh Ambani bought the Mumbai franchise for $111.9 million and named it the Mumbai Indians, it was the IPL’s most expensive team.It didn’t have a great first couple of seasons but has slowly staked its claim to being one of the best teams in the IPL. Mumbai Indians is also one of the most affluent teams in the franchise in ter

May 4 2016
Jamaica Tallawahs welcome Dale Steyn as Malinga is ruled out of CPL
Jamaica Tallawahs welcome Dale Steyn as Malinga is ruled out of CPL

Proteas favourite Steyn is one of the leading stars of the world gameThe Jamaica Tallawahs have moved quickly to replace the injured Lasith Malinga in their HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) squad by adding South Africa’s Dale Steyn to their ranks for the coming season.A former number-one ranked Test bowler, Proteas favourite Steyn is one of the leading stars of the world game and will feature in his inaugural CPL campaign

Apr 29 2016
IPL 2016: Jasprit Bumrah reveals admiration for Mitchell Johnson, Wasim Akram and Brett Lee
IPL 2016: Jasprit Bumrah reveals admiration for Mitchell Johnson, Wasim Akram and Brett Lee

Jasprit Bumrah being congratulated by Rohit SharmaOn a high after a consistent performance in cricket's shortest format lately, India's promising young seamer Jasprit Bumrah on Wednesday revealed that iconic pacers Wasim Akram, Brett Lee and Mitchell Johnson are the bowlers he looked up to and admired."I admire a lot of bowlers. My all-time favourite bowlers are Mitchell Johnson, Wasim Akram and even Brett Lee. I used to watch their

Apr 28 2016
IPL 2016: Jerome Taylor named as Lasith Malinga's replacement
IPL 2016: Jerome Taylor named as Lasith Malinga's replacement

Jerome Taylor has been roped in as a new Mumbai Indians playerMumbai Indians fast bowler, Lasith Malinga has been ruled out of the Indian Premier League (IPL) due to injury. West Indian fast-bowler, Jerome Taylor has been roped in as the replacement for the Sri Lankan bowler.Malinga was first expected to miss out on the first part of the IPL. However, now that his complete recovery is not going to happen anytime soon, the Mumbai franchise has dec

Apr 27 2016
IPL 2016: John Hastings ruled out of the tournament due to ankle injury
IPL 2016: John Hastings ruled out of the tournament due to ankle injury

Hastings had put playing in the World T20 ahead of his surgeryKolkata Knight Riders all-rounder John Hastings has been ruled out of the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League due to an ankle injury, said the team's assistant coach Simon Katich on Monday.Hastings injured himself during the warm-up session before KKR’s match against Mumbai Indians last week. The 30-year-old bowled four overs and conceded 31 runs, and was the most econ

Apr 19 2016
Mumbai Indians seek replacement for injured Lasith Malinga
Mumbai Indians seek replacement for injured Lasith Malinga

Malinga was earlier criticised for making adverse comments against SLCMumbai Indians have asked the BCCI for a replacement for Lasith Malinga, who was ruled out of the ninth edition of the IPL after an injury. The Sri Lankan pacer hasn’t played a competitive game since February 2016.“MI’s star pacer, Lasith Malinga has been ruled out of IPL 2016 due to a knee injury,” tweeted the official MI handle. “Malinga was expe

Apr 18 2016
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