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Stats: Test debutants winning the Man of the Match award
Stats: Test debutants winning the Man of the Match award

Australia’s Adam Voges reaches his century on debut against West Indies  Adam Voges was declared Man of the Match for his efforts in scoring an unbeaten 130 in the first innings against West Indies at Dominica, Roseau, which helped Australia take a healthy lead of 170 runs and then win the match by nine wickets. It was a good start to the Test career of Adam Voges, albeit a very late one at the age of 35. By scoring

Jun 8 2015
Mumbai Indians were faultless: CSK coach Stephen Fleming
Mumbai Indians were faultless: CSK coach Stephen Fleming

Stephen Fleming Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) coach Stephen Fleming lauded the efforts of Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) final here, saying the opponents were “faultless”. Mumbai Indians beat CSK by 41 runs on Sunday night to clinch their second IPL trophy at the Eden Gardens after their triumph in 2013 at the same venue. “They played really well, they were excellent. We wanted to bo

May 25 2015
Brendon McCullum's absence will be felt: Stephen Fleming
Brendon McCullum's absence will be felt: Stephen Fleming

Stephen Fleming Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) coach Stephen Fleming on Monday said the absence of hard-hitting opener Brendon McCullum will have a big impact when his side takes on Mumbai Indians in the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Tuesday. On Tuesday, 2010 and 2011 champions CSK will have to come up with a new opening combination as the New Zealander departed to join his national squad to pla

May 18 2015
Ageless 'prankster' Brad Hogg turns back the clock
Ageless 'prankster' Brad Hogg turns back the clock

Brad Hogg Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) While the shortest format of cricket may mostly be seen as a game for youngsters, Australian spinner Brad Hogg has proved age is no barrier as he spun the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to a seven-wicket victory over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Eden Gardens here. At 44, the oldest player in the Indian Premier League (IPL) history, Hogg took a match-best 4/29 on Thursday night, earning rave reviews both

May 1 2015
Stephen Fleming: Batsmen's over-aggression cost us game
Stephen Fleming: Batsmen's over-aggression cost us game

MS Dhoni and Stephen Fleming (File Photo) Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming conceded that his batsmen were "too aggressive" and that eventually led his side to go down to defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday. "It was high octane stuff...but it was too fast. We just lost too much resources, the run rate was great, the execution was exhilarating at times, b

Best coaching staff XI of IPL 2015
Best coaching staff XI of IPL 2015

After Mumbai Indians slumped to their 4th successive defeat this IPL, social media left no stone unturned to make light work of the beleaguered team. The most interesting and hilarious of the case in points is the proposed swap between the Mumbai Indians support staff and players on the field of play. While this started on a lighter note, a closer look at the support staff of all the teams in the IPL does make for an intriguing discussi

Apr 19 2015
5 reasons why Chennai Super Kings are the most consistent team in IPL
5 reasons why Chennai Super Kings are the most consistent team in IPL

Led by captain cool Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are the most successful IPL team, having won the title twice in succession in 2010 and 2011 and the Champions League T20 in 2010 and 2014. Two-time winners, two-time semi-finalists and three-time runners-up, CSK have never been eliminated from the tournament in the league stage. The team was fronted by India Cements for the first seven seasons.

Apr 18 2015
We should not be overconfident against Mumbai Indians: CSK coach Fleming
We should not be overconfident against Mumbai Indians: CSK coach Fleming

Stephen Fleming and Mahendra Singh Dhoni Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings head coach Stephen Fleming on Thursday said the team needs to play really well against Mumbai Indians here on Friday in the IPL 2015 encounter without being overconfident. CSk should keep in mind the home side's abilities and strengths. Mumbai have lost all their three matches played so far - against Rajasthan Royals in Ahmedabad by seven wickets, ag

Apr 17 2015
CSK coach Stephen Fleming backs Ravindra Jadeja to regain form
CSK coach Stephen Fleming backs Ravindra Jadeja to regain form

Stephen Fleming Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) coach Stephen Fleming on Thursday backed under-performing Ravindra Jadeja, saying he does not get many balls to play. He also said the Saurashtra players' confidence in bowling was a bit down. CSK face Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium here on Friday. Jadeja lacking confidence: Fleming "I have sympathy for Jadeja. It's a hard role to play. If you look at

Apr 16 2015
Irfan Pathan has another chapter to write, says Fleming
Irfan Pathan has another chapter to write, says Fleming

Irfan was bought by CSK in this year’s auction Former New Zealand captain and current coach of the Chennai Super Kings, Stephen Fleming firmly believes in Irfan Pathan’s abilities and says he has another chapter left to write in his cricketing career. The left-arm swing bowler whose career has been plagued by poor form and injuries in the last few years was bought by the Chennai-based franchise in the auction this year. He

Apr 9 2015
IPL 2015: Know your IPL coaching staff
IPL 2015: Know your IPL coaching staff

How often have you seen a team manager scream and yell and cheer from the sidelines of a football field? How often have you seen a coach do a fist pump from the gallery of a tennis stadium or a trainer leave a gasp of breath from the outside of a sprint field? Rare though it is to see such scenes in a game of cricket, rest assured, a coach plays as important a role in the performance of a team as the players do. A coach is so

Apr 7 2015
Australia have a slight advantage in the final: Stephen Fleming
Australia have a slight advantage in the final: Stephen Fleming

Stephen Fleming Melbourne, March 28 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming on Saturday said the Michael Clarke-led Australia side has a slight advantage because they know the conditions better than the Black Caps. Four-time world champion Australia face New Zealand in the much-awaited cricket World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday. “Australia knows the conditions better” Co-hosts New Zeala

Mar 28 2015
Feels like a dream for me: Stephen Fleming
Feels like a dream for me: Stephen Fleming

This win felt like a dream, says Stephen Fleming Melbourne, March 26 (IANS) Former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming said he is in a dream state after the Black Caps' win over South Africa to seal a berth in the cricket World Cup final. Chasing 298 in 43 overs, New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum set the tone for the co-hosts by smacking 59 off 26 balls. But the hero of the match was Johannesburg-born Grant Elliott who knocked out th

Mar 26 2015
I admire Brendon McCullum's captaincy: Stephen Fleming
I admire Brendon McCullum's captaincy: Stephen Fleming

Stephen Fleming admires Brendon McCullum’s captaincy Former New Zealand captain and coach of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings, Stephen Fleming recently spoke with Sydney Morning Herald, where he talked about Brendon McCullum’s captaincy and whether his combative leadership style would suit the Kiwis. Fleming captained McCullum in more than 100 games, and was not initially sure about McCullum's captaincy abili

Feb 26 2015
Big Bash League's Melbourne Stars sign Stephen Fleming as chief coach
Big Bash League's Melbourne Stars sign Stephen Fleming as chief coach

Stephen Fleming Melbourne, February 25 – Chennai Super Kings (CSK) head coach and New Zealand legend Stephen Fleming will take over from Greg Shipperd at Melbourne Stars for next season's Big Bash League (BBL). After reaching the semifinals in four straight years, Stars have failed to make a final appearance and stated recently that they were exploring coaching options with Shipperd's contract having expired with the fra

Feb 25 2015
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