Latest Stories
India v Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: 5 Talking Points
India v Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: 5 Talking Points

Milinda Siriwardana (L) celebrates with Seekkuge Prasanna (R) after scoring the winning runs for Sri Lanka (Image courtesy: BCCI) Following an excellent performance in the three-match T20I series against Australia, India were widely touted to dominate the home T20I series against Sri Lanka. With only the absence of the mercurial Virat Kohli, India fielded a pretty strong side. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, were missing many of their key play

Feb 10 2016
Reports: Former Team India manager claims that the 2014 India-England Test in Manchester was fixed
Reports: Former Team India manager claims that the 2014 India-England Test in Manchester was fixed

The 2014 Manchester Test has come under the glare – is it a scandal starting to break?There has been a startling allegation brought against India captain MS Dhoni by a former India team manager. Sunil Dev, who was with the team in the official capacity on the 2014 tour of England, has claimed that the Manchester Test was fixed, and there were some peculiar decisions taken in the other matches on that tour as well."Given the conditions

Feb 8 2016
AB de Villiers vs Virat Kohli: Who is the greater limited-overs batsman?
AB de Villiers vs Virat Kohli: Who is the greater limited-overs batsman?

AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli may be great competitors, but they are friends off the fieldInternational cricket was all about 5-day matches until that eventful day on 5 January 1971 which would change the game for good. Australia and England, the two oldest teams in the sport, locked horns in the first ever One Day International, a 40-over affair where the men from Down Under emerged victorious.Many variants ranging from 35-over matches to

Feb 8 2016
India put No. 1 ranking on the line against Sri Lanka in T20I series
India put No. 1 ranking on the line against Sri Lanka in T20I series

India whitewashed Australia 3-0 in the T20I series to attain the No. 1 ranking in T20I.ICC World Twenty20 2016 host India and defending champion Sri Lanka go head to head in a three-match T20 International series in Pune on Wednesday with the number-one ranking on the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Championship table up for grabs.India, which vaulted seven places to first after sweeping aside Australia last week, needs to win the series against Sri

Feb 7 2016
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

Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Zaheer Khan join Yuvraj Singh's cancer-affected kids campaign
Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Zaheer Khan join Yuvraj Singh's cancer-affected kids campaign

Yuvraj announced his crowd-funding initiative on DesiredWings.com Indian cricket icons Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Zaheer Khan have pledged their support for Yuvraj Singh's campaign which will help in raising awareness and funds to educate 100 cancer-affected kids.On the occasion of World Cancer Day on Thursday, Yuvraj announced "Together We Can" - a crowd-funding initiative on DesiredWings.com.Scholars

Feb 5 2016
Indian squad for ICC T20I World Cup 2016 and Asia Cup announced
Indian squad for ICC T20I World Cup 2016 and Asia Cup announced

Shami has been named in the Indian squads for the Asia Cup 2016 and the ICC World T20The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday announced the Indian squad for the Asia Cup 2016 and the ICC T20I World Cup 2016. BCCI Secretary, Anurag Thakur revealed the squad for both the tournaments in a press conference. The squad for both tournaments are the same as the BCCI is looking to give the team a chance to bond before the World T20I

Feb 5 2016
10 instances when Indian cricketers made opponents deeply regret sledging them
10 instances when Indian cricketers made opponents deeply regret sledging them

Sledging has been an integral part of the game since ages and has only increased as time has passed on. It is a tactic commonly used by the bowling side to get under the skin of the opposition batsmen and push them into losing their wicket. However, this iconic tactic, of which the Australian cricket team are pioneers, has ended up backfiring on several occasions and has led to dire consequences for teams using it. A number of such instances hav

Feb 4 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
Comic: The D-Generation X Team India army
Comic: The D-Generation X Team India army

 

Feb 3 2016
5 instances when technology hindered play in cricket
5 instances when technology hindered play in cricket

Technological advances and innovations have served to enhance the experience of watching and playing cricket for the most part. Fans are being offered an unprecedented access to real time information which enriches their enjoyment of the game. The players benefit from the introduction of technical tools as well. Date is being processed at breakneck speeds and the teams can have access to a multitude of information about every tiny detail of a ma

Feb 2 2016
Ahmed Shehzad gets trolled by commentators for his similarities and dissimilarities with Virat Kohli
Ahmed Shehzad gets trolled by commentators for his similarities and dissimilarities with Virat Kohli

Ahmed Shehzad and Virat KohliAhmed Shehzad and Virat Kohli, though showing similar promise in their initial cricketing years, have gone on different paths in their career. While the 27-year-old Indian is now the heir-apparent to the India captaincy and blazing his way through batting records, the 24-year-old Pakistani is struggling to hold his place in a threadbare batting order.In the 3rd ODI of the series against New Zealand, Shehzad was b

Feb 2 2016
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma part ways [Rumours]
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma part ways [Rumours]

Trouble in Kohli and Anushka’s paradise?The most talked-about romance between cricket and Bollywood – the union of Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma – seems to have hit a rough patch, according to reports circulating in the social media. What set about the mills running is the fact that Kohli has unfollowed the actress on Twitter and Instagram.According to Spotboye, the trouble erupted because the actress had turned down Kohli&rsqu

Feb 2 2016
Virat Kohli opens up about relationship with Sachin Tendulkar, James Faulkner
Virat Kohli opens up about relationship with Sachin Tendulkar, James Faulkner

Virat Kohli has learned a lot from senior playersVirat Kohli has opened up about his relationship with Sachin Tendulkar, James Faulkner and Mitchell Starc. He talks about how he found inspiration from watching Sachin Tendulkar play and mentions looking up to Sachin and wanting to represent India and bring laurels to her.“I started playing cricket because of Sachin." Kohli said. "I was inspired to do things he did for the country.

Feb 2 2016
Rating Indian cricketers in the T20I series against Australia
Rating Indian cricketers in the T20I series against Australia

Idnia exceeded all expectations in the T20I series against AustraliaIndia became the first side to complete a whitewash over Australia in Australia. The 3-0 series win was made possible by not just one or two performers but by the entire team, who all chipped in with crucial efforts at the right time.While Virat Kohli will undeniably get all the plaudits for continuing his scarcely believable form in the three T20Is, he wasn’t the only Indi

Feb 1 2016
Load More