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Maxwell credits Stephen Fleming for career turnaround
Maxwell credits Stephen Fleming for career turnaround

Maxwell was adjudged as Australia’s ODI Player of the Year at the 2016 Allan Border Medal Ceremony.Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has credited former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming for bringing maturity and responsibility to his career, which is flourishing now.Maxwell's career has hit an upward curve in the last few months and he was rewarded with Australia's One-Day International (ODI) Player of the Year on Wednesday nig

Jan 28 2016
5 Test batsmen who have performed brilliantly away, but have been mediocre at home
5 Test batsmen who have performed brilliantly away, but have been mediocre at home

In cricket, playing in home conditions is generally considered a less arduous task than playing in away conditions. Batsmen prefer to play in home conditions as they have played in those conditions since their childhood and are comfortable in taking on the opposition in home conditions. Most of the batsmen in the world have good home record and a slightly less impressive away record. But there have been some curious cases in the game w

Jan 17 2016
Stephen Fleming appointed as Chief Coach of Pune franchise in IPL
Stephen Fleming appointed as Chief Coach of Pune franchise in IPL

Stephen Fleming also coaches the Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash LeagueStephen Fleming has just been appointed as the Chief Coach of the Pune franchise of IPL. Mr. Sanjiv Goenka of the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group, the owner of the Pune franchise of IPL made the announcement just now.He said, “I warmly welcome Stephen Fleming as the Chief Coach. He has been remarkably successful as a player in the international arena and I firmly believe tha

Jan 11 2016
10 cricketers who have been banned for drug use
10 cricketers who have been banned for drug use

Although the definition of doping is very elaborate in the books of World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the general understanding is that the usage of steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs with the intent of achieving glory amount to doping. WADA not only maintains a prohibition list forbidding the players and athletes from using banned drugs but also conducts random tests on players as part of their comprehensive dope test system. The fa

Jan 3 2016
8 cricket captains who share traits with football managers
8 cricket captains who share traits with football managers

What the manager is in football, the captain is in cricket. Managers in their long overcoats,  with their crazy touchline antics and bullying post-match press conferences, are paradoxical figures of much reverence and ridicule in modern football. Every tactic of theirs is put under the knife and analysed by fans and pundits during and after the game. If managers are the favourite whipping boys of modern football, it is the captain in cricke

Reports: Gary Kirsten to make IPL comeback as Rajkot coach
Reports: Gary Kirsten to make IPL comeback as Rajkot coach

Gary Kirsten is set to make a return to the IPLGary Kirsten, who recently parted ways with Indian Premier League (IPL) team Delhi Daredevils, is set to make a return to the IPL as newly-joined team, Rajkot. According to a report on Indian Express, the former Indian coach is in talks with the Intex-owned team from Rajkot.Kirsten, who has experience of working with Indian players Suresh Raina and Ravindra Jadeja, is reportedly Rajkot's first ch

Dec 28 2015
Five all-time records Kane Williamson could break
Five all-time records Kane Williamson could break

New Zealand have found a new batting hero and his name is Kane Williamson. The Kiwi batsman may have been around for over 5 years now, but it is only in the last couple of years that he has started to gain prominence as a genius in the making. The year 2015 has been a particularly fruitful one for Williamson has he has scored 1172 runs so far in as few as 8 Tests at a mind-boggling average of a shade over 90. Considering what he has achieved i

Dec 21 2015
Former CSK stalwart Stephen Fleming set to be appointed as Pune head coach
Former CSK stalwart Stephen Fleming set to be appointed as Pune head coach

Stephen Fleming was CSK’s coach last season Indian Premier League’s (IPL) newest franchise Pune, owned by Sanjeev Goenka-backed consortium New Rising, are contemplating appointing Stephen Fleming as their new head coach. Fleming was previously the head coach of the suspended franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK). According to sources, the announcement is to be made in days to come. During Tuesday’s draft Pune al

Dec 17 2015
Top 5 players with highest catch per match ratio in Test cricket
Top 5 players with highest catch per match ratio in Test cricket

Cricket is a team game. All the players in the squad have a role to play in the side, even those who don’t make it to the playing eleven. It is the different skillset of the various individual players that combine together to form a team. The same logic goes for the fielding unit. The different kinds of fielders in a team gel together to form fielding attack for their bowlers. So, if you have a brilliant bunch of players in the field then

Dec 10 2015
Highest Test scores by a visiting batsman in each country
Highest Test scores by a visiting batsman in each country

Most cricket experts would agree that batsmen always love to bat at home. There is something about batting on your own backyard with the home supporters cheering you and the feel of the ball coming on to the bat on familiar surfaces that batsmen always yarn to feel. Despite them enjoying the challenge of playing away, nothing really compares to playing at home. Several batsmen over decades have made their home a fortress, and have played many de

Nov 22 2015
10 players who were not appreciated enough
10 players who were not appreciated enough

Highly talented, but were never appreciated Cricket has no dearth of superstars, players who’ve established themselves with the appreciation of fans and experts alike. The statistical feats of these players serve as milestones for others to surpass, and each of their great performances become part of cricketing folklore. Yet, there are other cricketers, highly talented, but not as much appreciated, stereotyped for 

Nov 8 2015
5 shocking revelations that have come up in the Chris Cairns perjury trial
5 shocking revelations that have come up in the Chris Cairns perjury trial

Chris Cairns’ perjury trial is putting the game in the news for all the wrong reasons As the game of cricket continues to grow and reach worldwide, its ugly side has also reared its head. With increasing popularity comes a chance to make quick money, and cricketers keep falling prey to their own greed.  Starting with Hansie Cronje’s tearful acceptance of fixing matches and then the incarceration of Pakistan cricketers and

Nov 1 2015
Bollywood star Siddharth Malhotra takes the crease with Stephen Fleming and other Kiwis
Bollywood star Siddharth Malhotra takes the crease with Stephen Fleming and other Kiwis

Siddharth Malhotra enjoying a jetboat ride with Kiwi cricketers Fleming, Doull and Styris Bollywood superstar Siddharth Malhotra tried his hand at cricket with some of New Zealand cricket’s finest products yesterday. The rising star of bollywood is currently in New Zealand, after being revealed as the country’s new tourism ambassador. Siddharth chose to add some flavour to his New Zealand trip as he decided to pick up the crick

Oct 17 2015
Highest Run Scorers in Tests for Each Country
Highest Run Scorers in Tests for Each Country

Cricket is a game of glorious uncertainties and nothing is a better example of this than Test Cricket. Batting in Test matches requires the utmost discipline and excellent technique. Players play extremely long innings with a never ending thirst for runs. Some of them make history We bring to you the players who made the most runs for their countries:

Oct 15 2015
Shane Warne names his best New Zealand Test XI of last 25 years, asks for Fleming's approval
Shane Warne names his best New Zealand Test XI of last 25 years, asks for Fleming's approval

Stephen Fleming and Shane Warne during their retired days Shane Warne has named a best XI of New Zealand players from the last 25 years, but made notable exclusions in Richard Hadlee, Ian Smith and new generation stars Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor. Warne wrote on his Facebook page: "Plenty of wonderful players I couldn't squeeze in! NZ has produced so many good players, Ross Taylor, [Mark] Greatbatch, McMillan & [Dipak] Pate

Sep 23 2015
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