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Reports: India team for Zimbabwe tour to feature Sarfaraz Khan, other IPL performers
Reports: India team for Zimbabwe tour to feature Sarfaraz Khan, other IPL performers

India team to hand fresh debuts?India are set to tour Zimbabwe for a series of limited-overs matches in June, and it is being speculated now that the tour could be an opportunity for several new faces to make their mark in the international circuit. Senior players, most of whom have been involved in a period of relentless high-octane cricket, will probably be afforded a rest as the bench strength is tried out.India will play three ODIs and three

May 5 2016
IPL 2016: Virat Kohli staring down the barrel of a one-match ban
IPL 2016: Virat Kohli staring down the barrel of a one-match ban

The RCB skipper needs to keep tabs on his side’s over-rateRoyal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli could face a one-match ban if his team fails to maintain the required over-rate in their next outing in the Indian Premier League (IPL).Also read: DD vs RPS Live Streaming Online: IPL 2016 Free Live Streaming of Delhi Daredevils vs Rising Pune Supergiants on StarSportsWith two wins from seven games, the Bengaluru side has not

May 5 2016
10 altercations between players of the same country
10 altercations between players of the same country

Just as it has evolved in other aspects, the game of cricket has changed from a slow, good-natured game to a fast, fierce and ever-changing sport. With passion mixing with aggression, sparks fly and temper reaches flashpoint. The game has seen quite a few fights amongst opponents, but there are a few occasions when teammates got into disagreements and spats. Here’s a list of ten incidents where players from the same country had an altercati

May 5 2016
IPL 2016: India XI vs Rest of the World XI
IPL 2016: India XI vs Rest of the World XI

Gautam Gambhir has led Kolkata to two IPL wins since taking over as skipperWhen the Indian Premier League was first launched, beyond the big bucks, the superstars and the world of glamour stood the core idea of providing young Indian cricketers a platform. A platform where they could experience the pressures of an international game without having played international cricket, a platform where they would get to rub shoulders with the modern great

May 4 2016
Sourav Ganguly eager to host day-night Tests at the Eden Gardens
Sourav Ganguly eager to host day-night Tests at the Eden Gardens

Ganguly could propose Eden Gardens as India’s inaugural day-night Test venueAt a time when day-night Tests are rapidly gaining traction, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) President Sourav Ganguly has advocated the idea to utilize Eden Gardens as a potential venue for hosting pink-ball matches.In an experiment to test the feasibility of the ground conditions, Indian Express reported the organization opting to schedule the final of the Inte

IPL 2016: Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli fined
IPL 2016: Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli fined

Virat Kohli and RCB were caught with a slow over rate for the second time this IPLKolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir was penalised 15 percent of his match fee for breaching the Indian Premier League (IPL) Code of Conduct during the side's five-wicket win against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) here on Monday night."Gautam Gambhir from the Kolkata Knight Riders team was fined 15 percent of his match fee for breaching the

May 3 2016
IPL 2016: Team of the month - April
IPL 2016: Team of the month - April

Newcomers Gujarat Lions sit on top of the IPL table, along with the Kolkata Knight Riders. The season hasn’t started well for the other newcomers, Rising Pune Supergiants, while another giant, the Royal Challengers Bangalore have struggled as well. April 2016 saw 27 matches of IPL action, some great batting, huge sixes, phenomal catches and great individual bowling performances. With this in mind, we pick the top 11 performers of the month,

May 3 2016
IPL Results 2016: Scores, Updated Points Table and Fixture Schedule after RCB vs. KKR
IPL Results 2016: Scores, Updated Points Table and Fixture Schedule after RCB vs. KKR

Russell and Pathan scored 96 in 44 deliveries to take KKR home from an impossible positionRoyal Challengers Bangalore boast of some of the best batsmen in the T20 format and with the likes of Kohli, Gayle, AB, and Watson. RCB can be considered as IPL's best squad in terms of batting power. Despite all the talent among their ranks, Royal Challengers have underperformed once again this season, this being their fourth loss in six games. With the

May 3 2016
BCCI nominates Virat Kohli for Khel Ratna Award; Ajinkya Rahane nominated for Arjuna Award
BCCI nominates Virat Kohli for Khel Ratna Award; Ajinkya Rahane nominated for Arjuna Award

Kohli bagged the Man of the Series award for his fabulous performance in the World T20The BCCI has nominated Indian Test captain Virat Kohli for the esteemed Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, and his teammate Ajinkya Rahane has been recommended for the Arjuna Award.The wealthy sporting body has named a cricketer for the Khel Ratna after a gap of four years. The BCCI had nominated the former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid for the award in 2012, but shoo

May 3 2016
IPL 2016: 5 memorable moments from the KKR-RCB match that don't fade away
IPL 2016: 5 memorable moments from the KKR-RCB match that don't fade away

Lokesh Rahul’s quick fire half-century at the top of the order set up the RCB inningsThis one was one of the better games of the season. Though Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won it easily, in the end, it wasn’t without any action. Setting up a target of 185 for KKR to chase, the Royal Challengers Bangalore thought that the match was as good as won with 8 overs to go.However, a Yusuf Pathan special coupled with Andre Russell’s

May 3 2016
IPL 2016: Why Umesh Yadav wasn't taken off after his two beamers
IPL 2016: Why Umesh Yadav wasn't taken off after his two beamers

Umesh Yadav was let-off with a warning due to the umpire’s decisionWhen Umesh Yadav bowled two beamers which were waist-high and appeared to be out of control, many were left wondering how the right-arm fast bowler was allowed to continue with his spell.However, it has come to light that the umpire did not deem the first no-ball to be dangerous and hence did not prevent the speedster from completing the over. The incident happened in the 18

May 2 2016
IPL 2016, Stats: Yusuf Pathan helps KKR construct brilliant chase to defeat RCB by 5 wickets
IPL 2016, Stats: Yusuf Pathan helps KKR construct brilliant chase to defeat RCB by 5 wickets

Gayle had a disappointing return as he was dismissed cheaplyRoyal Challengers Bangalore's bowling woes in the Indian Premier League (IPL) continued as they yet again failed to defend a competitive score. After having been put to bat first, RCB scored 185 in 20 overs, after fifties from Virat Kohli and KL Rahul.Although KKR were down to 69/4 in 10.1 overs, RCB's bowling failed them as Yusuf Pathan and Andre Russell played brilliant knocks

May 2 2016
IPL 2016: Highest/Most Run-Scorers, Leading Wicket-Takers after Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
IPL 2016: Highest/Most Run-Scorers, Leading Wicket-Takers after Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

Virat Kohli is the leading run-scorerRoyal Challengers Bangalore played Kolkata Knight Riders on 2 May 2016 at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. Both the teams came into this game after defeats. RCB had been struggling and currently sit in the bottom half of the table. While KKR started their campaign beautifully but have lost track in the last two games. Both teams wanted a win. This match had it all to make it an absolute thriller.Kolkata Knigh

May 2 2016
IPL 2016: Top 7 performers of the month
IPL 2016: Top 7 performers of the month

David Warner is currently leading the race for the orange capThe first month of IPL 2016 is coming to an end and we have already witnessed some cracking games and mind-blowing performances. High intensity and great entertainment have always been the tournament's forte. We have witnessed some great players from around the world sharing an easy camaraderie and perform well together.This year's IPL is sure to gift us with many more performan

May 2 2016
Best batsmen in the world across all formats (based on ICC Rankings)
Best batsmen in the world across all formats (based on ICC Rankings)

Steve Smith may be injured but he is the No.1 ranked Test batsman. AB de Villiers is the top ODI batsman and Virat Kohli tops the charts as far as T20Is are concerned. But who is the best batsman across all formats?Although the ICC have an individual ranking for each of the formats, they don’t have a combined ranking to determine the best batsmen in the world across all formats. If they did, what would that look like?Well, here&rs

May 2 2016
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