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ICC U-19 World Cup: Indian skipper Ishan Kishan confident ahead of final against West Indies
ICC U-19 World Cup: Indian skipper Ishan Kishan confident ahead of final against West Indies

The two skippers pose with the Under-19 World Cup trophy ahead of the final on SundayWith hosts Bangladesh defeating Sri Lanka in the third-place playoff on Saturday the stage is all set for the final of the 2016 Under-19 World Cup final between India and West Indies. With the three-time champions in outstanding form and oozing with confidence under the guidance of Rahul Dravid, Indian skipper Ishan Kishan is well and truly prepared for the final

Feb 13 2016
Harbhajan Singh trolls Rohit Sharma on Twitter, Yuvraj Singh joins in
Harbhajan Singh trolls Rohit Sharma on Twitter, Yuvraj Singh joins in

Harbhajan SinghThe team spirit in the Indian cricket dressing room is currently at a crest – the youthful enthusiasm of people like Hardik Pandya and the wisdom of people like Yuvraj Singh are blending quite well at the moment.In Vishakhapatnam for the 3rd T20I against Sri Lanka, the Indian team are carrying on their spirit of banter and good humour. Harbhajan Singh jokingly uploaded a picture of Rohit Sharma, with garlands all ar

Feb 13 2016
Comic: Who will be Under-19 World Champion?
Comic: Who will be Under-19 World Champion?

 

Feb 13 2016
5 funny Indian cricket ads which will make you nostalgic
5 funny Indian cricket ads which will make you nostalgic

For a long time, Indian advertisements have been inseparable from Indian cricket. The two have evolved their identity hand in hand, and have treated us to some really funny gems over the past.    Cricketers are known as one of the most marketable breeds in India, along with celebrities. Banking on their popularity, brands attempt to create ads which go with the image of the cricketers. In some cases it leaves us in stitches, in other

Feb 13 2016
State associations remain non-committal over implementation of Lodha panel recommendations
State associations remain non-committal over implementation of Lodha panel recommendations

Pawar could lose his post as MCA boss if the BCCI accept the guidance prescribing maximum age-limit for office bearers It’s been more than a month since the Supreme Court-appointed Lodha Committee came out with a number of announcements with far-reaching consequences regarding the way cricket was run in India by the BCCI, but the various state associations are still refusing to divulge specifics regarding their course of action in

India predicted to win ICC U-19 World Cup final against West Indies
India predicted to win ICC U-19 World Cup final against West Indies

Coach Rahul Dravid with key player Sarfaraz Khan and Rishabh PantThe Valentine’s Day battle between the Indian and West Indian Colts in the finals of the ICC Under-19 World cup wouldn’t be all about love for sure. This is a repeat of the 1983 classic when Kapil’s Devils, the underdogs put it across the Goliaths of the game and snatched a historic victory for India.Following a role reversal, the India U-19 side find themselv

Feb 13 2016
5 legends who failed in Test Cricket in India
5 legends who failed in Test Cricket in India

A number of great Test batsmen have tasted success on Indian pitches against a lackluster opposition bowling attack. India has been on the receiving end of various prolific innings and partnerships, especially on the slow and dead Indian pitches. Mahela Jayawardene’s 274, Younis Khan’s 267 and Hashim Amla’s unbeaten 253 are recent instances of the same. However, there have been some legends, who failed in Tests when visiting I

Feb 13 2016
Stats: MS Dhoni becomes the first captain to win 30 twenty20 international matches
Stats: MS Dhoni becomes the first captain to win 30 twenty20 international matches

Dhoni during the second T20I match against Sri Lanka in RanchiIndia's Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the first skipper to lead a team to 30 wins in Twenty20 Internationals after the win against Sri Lanka in the Ranchi match. The unique feat was achieved after team India clinch a series-levelling win against the visitors with one match to go.The Ranchi-born cricketer tops the list where he is followed by Ireland’s skipper William Porterfiel

Feb 13 2016
ICC Under-19 World Cup 2016: Five potential superstars to look out for in the future
ICC Under-19 World Cup 2016: Five potential superstars to look out for in the future

The biggest youth cricket international tournament, the ICC Under-19 World Cup has produced many superstars in cricket over the years. The likes of Yuvraj Singh, Virat Kohli, bSteven Smith, Ahmed Shehzad and Jacques Kallis all first launched themselves on the international platform on this tournament in the past. The tournament has been very successful in its ideal core of finding future superstars of various nations at a young age. Every natio

Feb 13 2016
Mayank Dagar, Sehwag's cousin, talks about contending for the U-19 Finals
Mayank Dagar, Sehwag's cousin, talks about contending for the U-19 Finals

Mayank DagarIndia will face West Indies in the U-19 finals tomorrow. One of the players making remarkable contributions to India's run is Mayank Dagar. Named in India's 15 member U-19 squad, Mayank didn't immediately get a chance to show his mettle.16-year-old Zeeshan Ansari featured in India's first two matches, after which Mayank got a chance to play. He was sitting ready to play, he spoke to Wisden India, saying "It&r

Feb 13 2016
The chance that Shreyas Iyer deserves
The chance that Shreyas Iyer deserves

Iyer during his Delhi Daredevils stintIt's a hot April afternoon in Delhi. I am headed towards the Kotla to watch the Delhi Daredevils play the Rajasthan Royals. On the roads leading to the stadium, there are massive hoardings, with the faces of Delhi players plastered all over them. Zaheer Khan, Yuvraj Singh, Angelo Mathews, JP Duminy. The stars, the big fish.But there's also Shreyas Iyer. The holder of the current "next big thing i

Feb 13 2016
Adam Voges surpasses Sachin Tendulkar and Sir Donald Bradman in record-breaking knock
Adam Voges surpasses Sachin Tendulkar and Sir Donald Bradman in record-breaking knock

Voges is making the most of his lucky reprieve from Day 1 Sir Donal Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar are undoubtedly two of the most iconic names in the sport of cricket and Australian cricketer Adam Voges has surpassed both these legends of the game during his epic knock against New Zealand at the Basin Reserve in Wellington on Saturday.Resuming at his overnight score of 7, Voges made the most of his reprieve late on during the opening day&rsqu

Feb 13 2016
India vs Sri Lanka 2016, 3rd T20I: Preview, Team News, Live stream and TV Channel Info
India vs Sri Lanka 2016, 3rd T20I: Preview, Team News, Live stream and TV Channel Info

Can India clinch the series 2-1?After losing the plot, especially with the bat, on Tuesday night, India made a strong comeback to the three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka in Ranchi, with a performance that can be best termed ‘clinical’.Led by Shikhar Dhawan, who has in recent times has given blazing starts for the team, along with Rohit Sharma and middle-order cameos from Suresh Raina and Hardik Pandya, the hosts posted a hu

Feb 13 2016
MS Dhoni open to experimenting more ahead of the World T20; promises to give Yuvraj more opportunities
MS Dhoni open to experimenting more ahead of the World T20; promises to give Yuvraj more opportunities

Dhoni was delighted with the way his experiments with Pandya and Bumrah panned out on FridayIndia’s limited-overs skipper MS Dhoni said that he was not afraid to experimenting even more ahead of the World T20 after Hardik Pandya’s cameo after coming into bat at No 5 and Jasprit Bumrah’s short burst after being handed the ball as late as the 15th over of the Sri Lankan innings stole the headlines during the Ranchi T20I on Fr

Feb 13 2016
Who said what: World reacts after India level T20I series 1-1
Who said what: World reacts after India level T20I series 1-1

India’s bowlers came to the party after the batsmen posted a massive totalIndia beat Sri Lanka by 69 runs to register their third-biggest T20I win and levelled the three-match series 1-1. After India posted 196, on the back of Shikhar Dhawan’s career-best T20I score and cameos from Suresh Raina and Hardik Pandya, the odds looked long for Sri Lanka.Thisara Perera’s hat-trick in his final over, although crucial in keeping the tota

Feb 12 2016
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