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The contrasting stories of Unmukt Chand and Virat Kohli - Townsville 2012 and after
The contrasting stories of Unmukt Chand and Virat Kohli - Townsville 2012 and after

Unmukt Chand (R) of India celebrates reaching his century during the 2012 ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Final between Australia and India at Tony Ireland Stadium on August 26, 2012 in Townsville, Australia. In 2008, a 19-year-old boy from Delhi captained India to victory in the Under-19 World Cup. Four years later, another 19-year-old boy from Delhi captained India to victory in the U-19 World Cup. One made his international debut within six m

Aug 16 2015
India A beat South Africa A to reach tri-series final
India A beat South Africa A to reach tri-series final

Mayank Aggarwal with his 176 has made an impression South Africa A has lost the number six match in the ongoing Tri-Series at Chennai against India A. South Africa A won the toss and asked India A to bat first, which in the hindsight was not a good decision. The Indian openers Mayank Aggarwal and Unmukt Chand stood their ground for a good 106 runs before Chand was sent back to the pavilion by Keshav Maharaj. But that did not ruff

Aug 13 2015
Change in A-team tri-series schedule as half of South Africa A hospitalized
Change in A-team tri-series schedule as half of South Africa A hospitalized

Quinton de Kock hospitalised after scoring a glorious ton In the on-going A-team tri-series in Chennai, ten out of 16 players in the South Africa A squad have been hospitalized, leading to rescheduling of their match against Australia A to Tuesday. Iniitially, the match was scheduled to start on Monday but a press release from Cricket South Africa stated that the team had been "ravaged by food poisoning." This unfor

Aug 10 2015
Mandeep Singh brought on to field for South Africa 'A' against India 'A'
Mandeep Singh brought on to field for South Africa 'A' against India 'A'

Mandeep Singh fielding for South Africa ‘A’ The rarest of rare incidents was played out during the India ‘A’ vs South Africa ‘A’ one day match on Sunday, when the Indian side’s 12th man Mandeep Singh fielded for the South African side. South Africa ‘A’ had four players indisposed with stomach bugs and cramps during the match, bringing about this unique gesture. The visiting side al

Aug 9 2015
Australia A openers set up bonus-point win against India A
Australia A openers set up bonus-point win against India A

The Joe Burns-Usman Khawaja duo put up an opening partnership of 239 At a point where Australia are struggling hard with their batting options, Joe Burns and Usman Khawaja have put themselves at the top of options to turn to by scoring a couple of effortless centuries against India A in Chennai to register a 119-run win in the 2nd ODI of the tri-series. The India A medium-pacers and spinners were punished thoroughly by the t

India A face strong challenge against Australia A
India A face strong challenge against Australia A

Ashton Agar and Kedar Jadhav Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) After being thoroughly outplayed in the four-day matches, India A would now look to getting back into their stride as they face Australia A in a List A tri-series cricket match, also involving South Africa A, at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium on Friday. This will be the hosts' first match in the series, while Australia have already won their tournament opener against South Africa A thra

Aug 6 2015
India 'A' squads announced for series against Australia 'A' and South Africa 'A'
India 'A' squads announced for series against Australia 'A' and South Africa 'A'

22-year-old Unmukt Chand has garnered success for India at all junior levels The India A squad has been announced for the upcoming one-day triangular series featuring the A teams of South Africa and Australia, as well as the squad for the four-day Tests against South Africa A that follows. Delhi batsman Unmukt Chand has been named captain of the limited-overs side, and Ambati Rayudu will be leading the team in the longer format. Chand had

Aug 1 2015
Late wickets hand Mumbai Indians an eight-run victory over Rajasthan Royals
Late wickets hand Mumbai Indians an eight-run victory over Rajasthan Royals

Mumbai Indians players celebrate the loss of a Rajasthan Royals wicket Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Sanju Samson's 46-ball-76 went in vain as Mumbai Indians picked up back-to-back wickets at the death to seal an eight-run victory over Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 encounter at the Wankhede Stadium here on Friday. Replying to Mumbai Indians' 187 for five, the Royals came close, but fell short as they finished at

May 2 2015
IPL 2015: Confident Mumbai Indians face Rajasthan Royals in crucial IPL clash
IPL 2015: Confident Mumbai Indians face Rajasthan Royals in crucial IPL clash

(From left) Rohit Sharma and Steve Smith Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Following a thrilling win over Sunrisers Hyderabad at home, a confident Mumbai Indians will aim to hold on to the winning touch when they face Rajasthan Royals in a key Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Wankhede Stadium here on Friday. Defending a modest total of 157, Mumbai bowlers bowled their hearts out to pick up wickets at regular intervals to restrict Sunriser

Apr 30 2015
Mumbai Indians' Unmukt Chand praises coach Ricky Ponting for support
Mumbai Indians' Unmukt Chand praises coach Ricky Ponting for support

Unmukt Chand during his innings against RCB Bengaluru, April 20 (IANS) Mumbai Indians batsman Unmukt Chand on Monday heaped praise on team coach Ricky Ponting saying "if he believes in you, he backs you to the hilt". Unmukt played a match-winning knock (58 off 38 balls) against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday to steer his team to an 18-run victory, their first win of the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL). "Ricky is

Apr 20 2015
Mumbai Indians opt to bat against Chennai Super Kings
Mumbai Indians opt to bat against Chennai Super Kings

Mumbai Indians are still winless in this year’s IPL Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bat in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 encounter against Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium here on Friday. Mumbai Indians made three changes. Unmukt Chand, the injured Aaron Finch and Shreyas Gopal have been replaced in the playing eleven by Lendl Simmons, Ambati Rayudu an

Apr 17 2015
Satire: Yograj Singh continues trying hand at astrology, predicts Bejan Daruwalla will be left begging for Daaru
Satire: Yograj Singh continues trying hand at astrology, predicts Bejan Daruwalla will be left begging for Daaru

Yograj Singh Disclaimer: This is an attempt at humour and this article is fictitious. Any resemblace to the incident of Yograj Singh abusing MSD is purely coincidental. After his great stint in cricket, famous cricketer Yograj Singh is ready for his second innings. He is going to launch an astrology firm after getting the initial funding from his son Yuvraj Singh’s venture fund YouWeCan Ventures. After endowing MS Dhoni with

Apr 9 2015
Preview to the Pepsi IPL 2015:
Preview to the Pepsi IPL 2015: "India ka tyohaar"

Huge crowd of KKR fans cheering team the during felicitation ceremony of the IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders on June 3, 2014 in Kolkata Tell your grandfather that there is a cricket tournament happening in the months of April & May in India with international players and he will say that you are off your mind. Now tell him that batsman these days play shots like Dilscoop or the Helicopter shot and that there

Apr 7 2015
IPL 2015: Predicted Mumbai Indians XI
IPL 2015: Predicted Mumbai Indians XI

They are fearless, they can crush any teams’ hope at the very last moment, and nothing is impossible for them. Yes, we are talking about Mumbai Indians (MI), and their past Indian Premier League (IPL) outings have proven all of that. There are four days to go for the IPL T20 championship’s eighth edition to begin, and MI look all pumped up. The blue army had trouble in their initial seasons, but once their rise started th

Apr 5 2015