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MS Dhoni talks about the positives of the loss against Sri Lanka in T20I
MS Dhoni talks about the positives of the loss against Sri Lanka in T20I

Dhoni feels India did not come out empty handed against Sri LankaIn the wake of India's loss to Sri Lanka, MS Dhoni has defended the performance of the Indian team while looking at the positive side. He has stated that the lower order has gained valuable experience which can come in handy at the T20 World Cup.Dhoni said, "If we continue to get runs only through our top order till the World Cup, the lower order won't get the expo

Feb 11 2016
Who said what: World reacts after Sri Lanka beat India by five wickets in first T20I
Who said what: World reacts after Sri Lanka beat India by five wickets in first T20I

Despite scoring an unbeaten 31 and picking up two wickets, Ashwin was on the losing sideSri Lanka thrashed India by five wickets in the first T20I on a green pitch in Pune and took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. After winning the toss, they asked India to bat and bowled them out for their third-lowest total in T20I history.Chasing 102, despite a few hiccups they got there with five wickets and two overs to spare. While the result might be

Feb 9 2016
India v Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: Player Ratings - SL bowlers give visitors first blood in the series with 5-wicket win
India v Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: Player Ratings - SL bowlers give visitors first blood in the series with 5-wicket win

Sri Lankan bowlers dominated proceedings in the first T20I (Image courtesy: BCCI)Before the start of the T20I series, India were expected to win the whole series at a canter. However, what ensued after the first T20I in Pune showed that a weakened Sri Lankan side took the fight to India right from the very first ball to give the visitors a five-wicket win.On what was a bowling paradise, the young Sri Lankan bowlers got the best out of the surface

Feb 9 2016
Gujarat Lions: Squad, Logo, Jersey and everything you need to know
Gujarat Lions: Squad, Logo, Jersey and everything you need to know

Gujarat Lions captain, Suresh Raina along with the team’s owner, Keshav BansalThe IPL auctions 2016 took place recently on the 6th of February. As expected, it was a day full of frantic activity, with teams jostling for their preferred players in the auctions. There were two new teams in the auctions this time, which made up for the novelty factor.One of them is the Gujarat Lions, which is a team based from Rajkot in Gujarat. Let us have a

Feb 8 2016
Continuous T20 matches will help in World T20 preparations, says MS Dhoni
Continuous T20 matches will help in World T20 preparations, says MS Dhoni

India would play Sri Lanka in a 3-match T20 series, before the two sides participate in the Asia Cup which will also be held in T20 format for the first time.1Ahead of the opening game of the three-match Twenty20 International (T20I) series against Sri Lanka, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Monday said the non-stop T20 matches in the coming days will help the team prepare well for the forthcoming World T20 scheduled to be played at home in

IPL auctions: Rating the squads for IPL 2016
IPL auctions: Rating the squads for IPL 2016

We are all set for the 9th edition of the IPL with the successful completion of the 2016 players auction. While the 6 existing franchises used the opportunity to strengthen their squads further, the 2 new ones concentrated on forming a healthy nucleus of players for their first ever Indian Premier League. The Gujarat Lions and the Rising Pune Supergiants started the auction with just 5 players in their respective teams, but they walked out

Feb 7 2016
Suresh Raina faces criticism for applying for high-paying pension scheme
Suresh Raina faces criticism for applying for high-paying pension scheme

Suresh RainaAccording to reports, Suresh Raina has applied for a Rs 50,000 monthly pension from the Uttar Pradesh government under the Yash Bharti awards scheme. He is among many well-known personalities from the state to have applied for the scheme, others being Mohammad Kaif and classical singer Girija Devi.The Yash Bharti award is given to eminent persons belonging to the state in the fields of art, culture, sports, literature, medic

Feb 6 2016
Irfan Pathan marries model Safa Baig in private, low-key affair
Irfan Pathan marries model Safa Baig in private, low-key affair

Safa Baig is a 21-year-old model from Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.Indian cricketer, Irfan Pathan got married to Safa Baig, a 21-year-old Saudi Arabian model, in a simple and extremely private wedding ceremony held at Jeddah on February 4, Times of India reports. The 'Nikaah' ceremony was held at Haram Shareef in Mecca and was attended only by family members and close relatives while a dinner programme was arranged by the Pathans at Hotel Tride

Feb 6 2016
Predicted India XI for T20I series against Sri Lanka
Predicted India XI for T20I series against Sri Lanka

A confident India will be looking to win the thee-match series against Sri Lanka India followed the disappointment of the ODI series loss against Australia by hammering the hosts 3-0 in the T20I series, thus inflicting the first series whitewash on Australia in Australia. The level of confidence that India has following the series victory against Australia will definitely hold the Men in Blue in good stead as they look to continue their

Feb 5 2016
Ravi Shastri compares Virat Kohli with Viv Richards, says India can beat any side in any condition
Ravi Shastri compares Virat Kohli with Viv Richards, says India can beat any side in any condition

Shastri lauded the Indian limited-overs captain and the vice-captain.Indian Cricket Team director Ravi Shastri on Thursday said that Virat Kohli seems like a mirror-image of West Indian great Vivian Richards. Kohli was in outstanding form as India whitewashed Australia in their own backyard in the recently concluded T20 series.Kohli’s batting reminded me of Viv: ShastriShastri analysed the present Indian team ahead of the World T20 at home

Feb 4 2016
Sachin Tendulkar backs Brian Lara's claims that India are favourites for the 2016 World T20
Sachin Tendulkar backs Brian Lara's claims that India are favourites for the 2016 World T20

Tendulkar said that the Indian squad was quite balanced and that they have a “very good chance” to win the World T20Just a day after West Indies legend Brian Lara claimed that India were the favourites for the 2016 ICC World T20, India’s very own batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar said that Dhoni’s men have a “very good chance” to win the trophy, IBN Live reports.The sixth edition of the World T20 will be held in

Feb 3 2016
Suresh Raina speaks about the prospect of playing against MS Dhoni in the IPL
Suresh Raina speaks about the prospect of playing against MS Dhoni in the IPL

Raina has been named as the captain of the Gujarat Lions, the Rajkot-based franchise of the IPL.The Indian Premier League will enter its ninth edition this year and for the first time, it will feature a team from the state of Gujarat. The Gujarat Lions, whose name and logo was unveiled at a press conference on Tuesday, will be playing their home matches at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot.The team will be coached by Austr

Feb 3 2016
Suresh Raina explains how important it was to beat Australia ahead of the World T20I
Suresh Raina explains how important it was to beat Australia ahead of the World T20I

Raina in action during recently concluded Australia tourSuresh Raina scored the winning run and a brilliant unbeaten 49 runs off just 25 deliveries as India whitewashed Australia 3-0 in the 3-match Twenty international series. His performance was lauded by many, he strengthens the middle order of team India in the shortest format and he has proved that repeatedly now.ICC World T20 will be taking place in India for the first time since it’s

Feb 2 2016
MS Dhoni's inspiring message to Team India after whitewashing Australia
MS Dhoni's inspiring message to Team India after whitewashing Australia

MS Dhoni speaks to India before the 4th ODIThe India team that won the T20I series against Australia 3-0 was one that had never played together before – on one hand of the spectrum the warhorses Ashish Nehra and Yuvraj Singh, and on the other the fresh faces like Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya.Captain MS Dhoni has been around for a while in international cricket, currently in his thirteenth year, and he has a fair notion of where the

Feb 2 2016
Rajkot-based IPL franchise named Gujarat Lions, unveil logo and captain
Rajkot-based IPL franchise named Gujarat Lions, unveil logo and captain

Gujarat Lions logoThe Rajkot based IPL franchise's name and logo has just been unveiled. The team will be named Gujarat Lions. Suresh Raina has been appointed as the captain and former Australian player Brad Hodge will be coaching the team.Keshav Bansal, owner of Intex, held the unveiling of the name, logo, and names of the captain and coach at a press conference in New Delhi.The 9th edition of the Indian Premiere League will begin on 9th Apr

Feb 2 2016
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