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5 best performers from the 2015 Carribean Premier League
5 best performers from the 2015 Carribean Premier League

The Caribbean Premier League, which was launched in 2013, completed its third edition, as the Trinidad and Tobago Red Steelers beat Barbados Tridents by 20 runs. The cricket carnival which had replaced the Caribbean T20 as the premier T20 tournament in the Caribbean was started with 6 franchises. The Jamaican Tallahwahs won the inaugural tournament in 2013. Here’s a list of the top 5 players who shone in the latest edition of the

Jul 31 2015
Chris Gayle's runs, Dwayne Bravo's wickets and other Caribbean Premier League 2015 numbers
Chris Gayle's runs, Dwayne Bravo's wickets and other Caribbean Premier League 2015 numbers

Chris Gayle’s average was the highest in the tournament The third edition of the Caribbean Premier League, the domestic T20 competition in West Indies, concluded on July 26, 2015 with Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel led by Dwayne Brave defeating Barbados Tridents led by Kieron Pollard in the final of the tournament. Barbados Tridents were the defending champions going into this edition after winning the last edition in 2014. But Dway

Jul 28 2015
5 players who will remain indebted to the CLT20
5 players who will remain indebted to the CLT20

Now that CLT20 has been scrapped, many of the novice players who are just getting ready to step into top level cricket would be certainly disheartened with that decision. Though CLT20 was primarily looked out at as a source of income by most of the cricket associations around the world, it was indeed a platform for all those talented young cricketers to showcase their talents at the highest level. Also, since BCCI was one of the foundi

Jul 26 2015
CPL team manager backs under-fire Sunil Narine
CPL team manager backs under-fire Sunil Narine

Sunil Narine Port of Spain (Trinidad), June 18 (IANS) Guyana Amazon Warriors manager Omar Khan believes embattled off-spinner Sunil Narine remains a massive threat despite his recent troubles. Trinidadian Narine has been dogged by criticisms of his action over the last year and was called for having a suspected illegal bowling action during last year's Champions League Twenty20 in India and more recently in the Indian Premier League (IP

Jun 18 2015
Pravin Tambe: The man who defied his age to become a successful cricketer
Pravin Tambe: The man who defied his age to become a successful cricketer

Tambe made his IPL debut at the age of 41 From being a ‘liaison manager’ at the DY Patil stadium during the first few seasons of the IPL to representing the Rajasthan Royals, Pravin Tambe indeed has come a long way. This humble and hardworking Mumbaikar has seen it all in the last couple of seasons, but has still not stopped putting in the early hours of toil, on a regular basis, clearly showing the appetite

Kieron Pollard and my exclusion from West Indies World Cup squad was big joke: Dwayne Bravo
Kieron Pollard and my exclusion from West Indies World Cup squad was big joke: Dwayne Bravo

Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard after winning a match for West Indies against Australia in 2012 Former West Indies ODI captain Dwayne Bravo said that he was not surprised by the axe from the 2015 World Cup squad and sounded off on the lack of ambition shown by the West Indies team and management. Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo, two of the most dangerous limited-overs players in world cricket at present, were given a talk by WICB Chief Sel

Jun 11 2015
Phil Simmons wants to meet West Indies' IPL players
Phil Simmons wants to meet West Indies' IPL players

Phil Simmons Port of Spain (Trinidad), May 25 (IANS) New West Indies head coach Phil Simmons wants to meet and discuss Test cricket with five West Indies players who were among the top performers in the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL). Simmons wants to hold talks with Dwayne Bravo, Lendl Simmons, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell and Kieron Pollard to discuss their possible return to the Caribbean Test team. The players are expected back i

May 25 2015
IPL 2015: Underperformance by Indian batsmen proves costly for KKR
IPL 2015: Underperformance by Indian batsmen proves costly for KKR

KKR failed to make the playoffs this IPL season After winning a couple of games in the first leg of the Indian Premier League in 2014, Kolkata Knight Riders had staged a kind of comeback, the story of which could have easily made its entry into the script houses of a Bollywood movie. On the brink of an early exit from the tournament, Gautam Gambhir’s boys sparked a turnaround which may be seen as a fine display of their never-sa

May 24 2015
10 superstars who have let their fans down this IPL
10 superstars who have let their fans down this IPL

The IPL player auctions sometimes feel like Russian roulette; at times the buyers get a great deal, at times the buyers would have done better just shooting themselves. Big bucks often don’t translate into big runs or big wickets. At times, they translate into nothing. Every year, there are three categories of players in the IPL – the players who emerged out of nowhere to have a positive impact on their team’s fortunes, the sup

May 24 2015
The little things that knocked out defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders this season
The little things that knocked out defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders this season

Kolkata Knight Riders’ Gautam Gambhir’s bat is broken by Mumbai Indians’ Vinay Kumar’s ball Ever since the incorporation of Gautam Gambhir as the side’s captain in 2011, KKR has been a mightly fine T20 team as their performances in IPL and Champions League show. In the last five seasons they reached the IPL playoffs thrice and ended up winners two times. However despite going close in the current edit

May 21 2015
Kolkata Knight Riders were inconsistent this season, says Jacques Kallis
Kolkata Knight Riders were inconsistent this season, says Jacques Kallis

Jacques Kallis during after match press meet Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Following their loss to Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) mentor Jacques Kallis said that they lacked consistency and not winning enough away games has led the defending champions to the brink of exit from the group phase of the Indian Premier League (IPL) this season. Rajasthan Royals defeated Knight Riders by nine runs at the Brabourne Stadium here on Saturday.

May 17 2015
IPL 2015: Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Venue, date and predicted line-ups
IPL 2015: Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Venue, date and predicted line-ups

KKR will top the league table if they win today Rajasthan Royals (RR) will take on the defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in match 53 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai. It’s a do-or-die match for both the teams. Steven Smith-led RR is in the playoffs race with 14 points from 6 wins in 13 matches. After losing a crucial game against the Mumbai Indians, KKR have been pushed in a

May 16 2015
Top 5 IPL performances that went in vain
Top 5 IPL performances that went in vain

The annual cricketing bonanza, the Indian Premier League (IPL), has seen its fair share of brilliant performances, several of which can’t be described by mere words. Ever since the inception of the IPL, players have, quite often, churned out performances that have taken their side home, even under situations of extreme pressure. However, there have also been quite a few superb displays of talent by players, that haven’

May 13 2015
IPL moments that don't fade away: Sunil Narine making absolute fools out of world-class batsmen
IPL moments that don't fade away: Sunil Narine making absolute fools out of world-class batsmen

Sunil Narine Spin in T20 cricket is like an exotic ingredient; you never quite know what it does to the recipe. Sunil Narine returned match figures of 4-19 for Kolkata Knight Riders in their win against Kings XI Punjab yesterday, a game in which the team totals were scored at over 9 runs per over. That tells you all you need to know about how special an art spin bowling is; in particular, how special a spin bowler Narine is. It has been a

May 10 2015
Sunil Narine will remain quality bowler even after mystery is solved: Gautam Gambhir
Sunil Narine will remain quality bowler even after mystery is solved: Gautam Gambhir

Sunil Narine celebrates with KKR teammates during the match against KXIP Kolkata, May 9: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir believes West Indies spinner Sunil Narine's mystery may get solved but he will remain a quality bowler after the latter put up a stupendous bowling effort against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here on Saturday. Narine returned figures of 4/19 for his side, gettin

May 9 2015
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