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Venkatesh Prasad on T20s, Suresh Raina's performance and Rahul Dravid as coach
Venkatesh Prasad on T20s, Suresh Raina's performance and Rahul Dravid as coach

(L-R) David Johnson, Sunil Joshi, Kiccha Sudeep, Venkatesh Prasad Looking dapper in blue jeans and fitted white shirt, the tall Venkatesh Prasad towered over everyone at a KPL event as he patiently talked to a crowd of fans and journalists. Prasad is going to play in the Karnataka Premier League this season, along with Sunil Joshi and David Johnson, in Sudeep’s celebrity team. Prasad was at his witty best and narrated how he got

Jul 4 2015
Interview: Sunil Joshi on KPL, fitness and selection headaches
Interview: Sunil Joshi on KPL, fitness and selection headaches

David Johnson, Venkatesh Prasad, and Sunil Joshi will be playing in KPL this season After the press conference that announced the inclusion of Venkatesh Prasad, Sunil Joshi and David Johnson in Kiccha Sudeep’s celebrity team for the Karbonn Smart Karnataka Premier League 2015, the soft-spoken Sunil Joshi joined Sportskeeda for a small chat. Here’s how it went: Karnataka has performed very well recently, winning all three trophi

Jul 4 2015
Kiccha Sudeep’s Celebrity Rockstars Team Announces the Inclusion of 3 Cricketers
Kiccha Sudeep’s Celebrity Rockstars Team Announces the Inclusion of 3 Cricketers

Venkatesh Prasad, Sunil Joshi and David Johnson will be playing in the KPL this season Bangalore, 3rd July, 2015: Karbonn Smart Karnataka Premier League 2015 promises to provide an even more exciting contest this year with three cricketers joining the celebrity Rockstars team. Co-owned by Raju Gowda and Sandalwood Star Kiccha Sudeep, the ‘All Stars’ team will see the inclusion of former national cricketers -Venkate

Jul 3 2015
Top 10 current rivalries in sport
Top 10 current rivalries in sport

Sport ranks among the greatest of human creations. While all human pursuits that make use of imagination reflect, in one way or the other, the inconsistencies of life, it is in sport that we see the man’s fight with morality most poignantly captured. How else can sport aspire to reward its spectators with the vicarious thrill of success or for that matter the numbing taste of defeat but for the presence of rivalries that are so intense tha

May 7 2015
5 coaches who have been a failure in the IPL
5 coaches who have been a failure in the IPL

The role of a head coach is a very important position in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Apart from having to get the desired results on the pitch, they have to successfully integrate the Indian domestic players and the international players and establish a soothing team environment for the players to succeed. They don’t have a lot of ‘coaching’ to do, but they have to overcome a lot of cultural and regional barriers

Tales from World Cup semis: Wahab Riaz's fifer, the South African referendum and Gary Gilmour's dazzling entry
Tales from World Cup semis: Wahab Riaz's fifer, the South African referendum and Gary Gilmour's dazzling entry

1999 World Cup semi-final: Lance Klusener and Allan Donald run as Steve Waugh gestures The World Cup semis are upon us – that time of cricket’s showpiece tournament which produces the most well-known cricket anecdotes to last the years. History only ever remembered the victor though – Lance Klusener running back to the pavilion is the defining moment of the ‘99 World Cup only in the more obscure annals of t

Mar 24 2015
Top 10 athletes from Karnataka
Top 10 athletes from Karnataka

The state of Karnataka has time and again produced some outstanding athletes who have gone onto make the nation proud with their incredible achievements. Each of their stories to stardom is unique and one filled with a lot of hardship. These athletes mesmerised the world with their talent and proved that determination and persistence are all you need to succeed in any endeavour. Let us look at the Top 10 athletes from Karnataka to have represen

Mar 9 2015
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth to lead Indian challenge at All England Open
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth to lead Indian challenge at All England Open

Kidambi Srikanth Birmingham, March 2 (IANS) Leading Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth will spearhead the Indian challenge at the $500,000 All England Open Badminton Championships that starts at the Barclaycard Arena here on Tuesday. Olympic bronze medallist Saina will take on a qualifier in the first round of the Superseries Premier event on Wednesday. She is also expected to sail into the quarterfinals as a qualifier

Mar 2 2015
All England Open 2015 - A look at the draw for Indian players
All England Open 2015 - A look at the draw for Indian players

Saina Nehwal Fifteen Indian players will be participating in the 105th edition of the Yonex All England Badminton Championships which will be held in the city of Birmingham from March 3rd to March 8th. This USD 500,000 tournament is a Superseries Premier category tournament and is the first tournament of the kind in 2015. Started in 1898, All England Championships is one of the oldest and most prestigious

Mar 2 2015
10 most memorable moments in India-Pakistan World Cup clashes
10 most memorable moments in India-Pakistan World Cup clashes

As India heads into its first World Cup clash against arch-rivals Pakistan sans the services of master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, a confidence built up on empirical data is getting slightly tempered by the team’s current form, which can at best be termed pathetic. However, the World Cup is a different prospect altogether, and to push that envelope a bit further, I have put together some of my favourite moments from Indo-Pak clashed in the m

Feb 14 2015
India vs Pakistan in ODIs: Complete Statistical Comparison
India vs Pakistan in ODIs: Complete Statistical Comparison

MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Virat Kohli and Misbah-ul-Haq during the ICC Champions Trophy match in 2013 Modern cricket arch-rivals India and Pakistan will play their first match of the ICC World Cup 2015 between themselves on February 15th at the Adelaide Oval in Australia. This is their sixth meeting in World Cups. They previously met in 1992, 1996, 1999, 2003 and 2011. It is a well-known fact that Pakistan has never beaten India in Wor

Feb 13 2015
India vs Pakistan - A battle between two nations
India vs Pakistan - A battle between two nations

Preparations on around the country on occasion of the 15th February match Come Sunday, February 15, 2015, India will start their World Cup campaign against their arch-rivals Pakistan. This will be the 7th time in World Cup history when the two teams will come face to face. India has never lost against Pakistan in a World Cup tournament and going by the records, India looks likely to strech their winning tally to 7-0. During t

Feb 13 2015
India vs Pakistan: World Cup history
India vs Pakistan: World Cup history

Venkatesh Prasad celebrates after dismissing Aamir Sohail in 1996 Adelaide, Feb 12 (IANS) The World Cup may start on February 14 but for the Indian sub-continent the tournament will well and truly begin a day after when defending champions India face traditional rivals Pakistan in a Group B match at the Adelaide Oval. The two neighbours have a rich history of fierce battles on the cricket ground and each encounter sees partisan feelings ri

Feb 12 2015
Top 10 bowling performances in World Cup history
Top 10 bowling performances in World Cup history

That top bowlers win you matches is no secret in cricketing circles. Over the years, some World Cup matches have been sparkled up by the way one bowler has taken the opposition by the scruff and shaken them into submission. Picking 10 superlative bowling performances in World Cup history isn’t the easiest of tasks and it is hard to be objective about it. In other words, Glenn McGrath wouldn’t make it to the list in spite of holding t

Feb 9 2015
Venkatesh Prasad urges Indian bowlers to keep it simple at the World Cup
Venkatesh Prasad urges Indian bowlers to keep it simple at the World Cup

Venkatesh Prasad celebrates with Nayan Mongia after taking the wicket of Aamir Sohail in 1996 Former India medium-pace bowler Venkatesh Prasad has said that India’s fast bowlers should look to bowl a wicket-to-wicket line and shouldn’t try and do something extravagant during the upcoming 2015 World Cup down under. The Men in Blue kick off their title defence against arch-rivals Pakistan on February 15 at the Adelaide Oval,

Feb 6 2015
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