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India vs Sri Lanka 2016 1st T20: Preview, Team News, Live stream and TV Channel Info
India vs Sri Lanka 2016 1st T20: Preview, Team News, Live stream and TV Channel Info

Can Dhoni lead India to a second consecutive series win?India will be looking to keep the momentum as they face Sri Lanka in the upcoming T20 series after their ruthless performance in Australia. MS Dhoni’s men recently whitewashed Australia in Australia and will be looking to start with a win in front of the home supporters in Pure.The Sri Lankan team is going through a rebuilding phase as they bid adieu to two of their legends in-for

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
Delhi Daredevils CEO explains choice of youth over star-power in IPL auctions
Delhi Daredevils CEO explains choice of youth over star-power in IPL auctions

Pawan Negi was the highest paid Indian player at the IPL auctions held on Saturday, bought by DD for INR 8.5 crore.Delhi Daredevils CEO Hemant Dua is hopeful that his young side can achieve IPL glory in the upcoming edition of the lucrative T20 tournament. The franchise made headlines in the IPL auctions held on Saturday by shelling out huge sums for uncapped Indian players like Pawan Negi and Karun Nair, but Dua is confident that success on

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

Feb 7 2016
IPL Auction 2016: Shane Watson, Pawan Negi, Yuvraj Singh fetch huge prices
IPL Auction 2016: Shane Watson, Pawan Negi, Yuvraj Singh fetch huge prices

Shane Watson has been one of the most consistent players in the IPLShane Watson fetched the highest bid in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction 2016 held in Bengaluru on Saturday. The Australian all-rounder was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for Rs. 9.5 cr.Watson going for a huge price is not surprising considering he is the only player who has been named the Player of the Tournament twice (2008, 2013) in the IPL. The RCB top

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
5 takeaways from India's World T20 squad announcement
5 takeaways from India's World T20 squad announcement

The much-awaited announcement of India’s squad for the Asia Cup and the subsequent ICC World Twenty20 has been made. While the selectors have primarily stuck with the same unit that beat Australia 3-0 on their own soil, there has been a bit of chopping and changing. This includes the surprise inclusion of a couple of unlikely players and a few exclusions that may be a little tough to justify. Apart from this, a number of other points

Feb 5 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
Yuvraj, Nehra, Pietersen, Guptill to grab attention at the IPL auctions
Yuvraj, Nehra, Pietersen, Guptill to grab attention at the IPL auctions

Yuvraj and Nehra made their comeback to the Indian team in the T20 series against Australia last month.The spotlight will be on the experienced trio of Yuvraj Singh, Ishant Sharma and Ashish Nehra at the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) auctions scheduled for February 6.Six other marquee players- Shane Watson, Kevin Pietersen, Dale Steyn, Aaron Finch, Martin Guptill and Dwayne Smith- are set to go under the hammer. While the

Feb 5 2016
Sandeep Patil says Mohammed Shami is fit, calls Manish Pandey's omission a tough one
Sandeep Patil says Mohammed Shami is fit, calls Manish Pandey's omission a tough one

Shami would return to the Indian team after a long gap of nearly a year.Pacer Mohammed Shami has been included in India's squad for this month's Asia Cup and the ICC World T20 commencing next month, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Friday.Shami hasn't played for the country since the 2015 World Cup due to a knee injury. The 25-year-old Bengal right-armer was named in the limited-overs squads for the t

Feb 5 2016
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
2016 IPL Auctions: Teams and their needs
2016 IPL Auctions: Teams and their needs

The 2016 IPL auction is just around the corner and the franchisees would have started to do their homework on which players to pick in the IPL auctions. All the franchisees are given a total purse of Rs 66 crores. From that 66 crores, the teams will have to compromise the fee they spent for the retained players and the remaining money will be used during the IPL auctions.  Each team can have a maximum of 27 players out of which 9 can be ove

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
7 sports personalities who fought cancer
7 sports personalities who fought cancer

It's World Cancer day, and every day, millions fight several forms of a disease for which there is as yet no cure. We have lost many eminent names across fields to the disease. Treatment, rehabilitation and recovery are known to be draining, both physically and mentally, with a steep recovery curve. We bring you seven personalities across the sporting world who fought various forms of the deadly disease:

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
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