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Arjun Tendulkar included in Under 16 West Zone Squad for inter-zonal tournament
Arjun Tendulkar included in Under 16 West Zone Squad for inter-zonal tournament

Arjun Tendulkar is selected in the Under 16 West Zone SquadIndian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun, who is a regular member of the Mumbai Under 16 team, has been included in the U-16 West Zone squad for the inter-zonal tournament to be played at Hubli from 24 May. Arjun, who had made his debut at the national level in January 2011 in the Cadence Trophy in Pune, will look to use this opportunity to show his mettle. O M B

May 25 2016
Vinod Kambli furious about Mumbai cricketers not being selected for Caribbean tour
Vinod Kambli furious about Mumbai cricketers not being selected for Caribbean tour

Vinod Kambli during an earlier eventFormer Indian cricketer Vinod Kambli lost his cool after the after the Indian selectors did not pick Ranji champions Mumbai’s trio of  Aditya Tare, Shreyas Iyer and Siddhesh Lad for the four-match Test series in the Caribbean. The 44-year-old left-handed batsman took to Twitter to slam the selectors and the selection process. The Sandeep Patil-led selection panel picked the 17-man squad which will tr

May 24 2016
Shardul Thakur credits competitive Mumbai circuit for maiden India call-up
Shardul Thakur credits competitive Mumbai circuit for maiden India call-up

Shardul Thakur was a surprise selection for India’s tour to the West IndiesElated at receiving his inaugural opportunity to represent India, Shardul Thakur has credited the rigorousness of Mumbai cricket which thrust him into national reckoning. Speaking to PTI, the 24-year-old seamer also opened up on his interactions with Kings XI Punjab team-mate Mitchell Johnson.Thakur enthused, "I strongly believe that the cricket culture in

May 23 2016
Shardul Thakur: 10 things you need to know about him
Shardul Thakur: 10 things you need to know about him

Shardul Thakur has shown plenty of promise in the domestic circuitWhen India’s Test squad for the tour to the Caribbean was announced, one name grabbed everyone by surprise. Shardul Thakur, a highly rated bowler in first-class cricket, found himself joining the likes of Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav as part of the pace bowling unit.The selection committee’s decision to infuse fresh blood into the sea

May 23 2016
Bairstow a bright prospect for England, says Farbrace
Bairstow a bright prospect for England, says Farbrace

Britain Cricket - England v Sri Lanka - First Test - Headingley - 20/5/16 England's Jonny Bairstow celebrates his century Action Images via Reuters / Lee Smith LivepicREUTERS - England assistant coach Paul Farbrace has lauded the efforts of Jonny Bairstow after the wicketkeeper scored an excellent 140 in England's innings and 88 runs victory over Sri Lanka in the first test in Leeds on Saturday.Bairstow struck his second test century and made nin

Fast bowler Shardul Thakur named in India test squad
Fast bowler Shardul Thakur named in India test squad

A policeman walks past a logo of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) during a governing council meeting of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at BCCI headquarters in Mumbai April 26, 2010. REUTERS/Arko Datta/FilesREUTERS - Fast bowler Shardul Thakur was the surprise selection in India's 17-man squad for their test series against West Indies, the Board of Cricket Control (BCCI) in India announced on its website(www.bcci.tv) on Monday.The

May 23 2016
Australia return not an issue, Henriques wants to improve
Australia return not an issue, Henriques wants to improve

Australia's Moises Henriques makes a catch to dismiss South Africa's JP Duminy during the final of the T20 cricket test match in Centurion, March 14, 2014. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/FilesBy Sudipto GangulyMUMBAI (Reuters) - Australia cricketer Moises Henriques will not waste any time dreaming of a possible return to the national side as he continues to flirt with the fringes of the team and instead just concentrate on trying to improve his game.Hen

May 20 2016
England will host day-night test, says board chief
England will host day-night test, says board chief

New Zealand's Ross Taylor (R) watches as Australia's Shaun Marsh hits a boundary during the third day of the third cricket test match at the Adelaide Oval, in South Australia, November 29, 2015. REUTERS/David Gray/FilesLONDON (Reuters) - The concept of day-night test found a new taker in England with board chairman Colin Graves confirming the country will host a twilight test.Australia and New Zealand played the first floodlit test last November

May 19 2016
India in talks with Australia for day-night test - Sutherland
India in talks with Australia for day-night test - Sutherland

Australia's David Warner fields the pink ball during the first day of the third cricket test match against New Zealand at the Adelaide Oval, in South Australia, November 27, 2015. REUTERS/David Gray/FilesMUMBAI (Reuters) - India wants to host a day-night test against Australia early next year, according to a report, as the world's richest cricket board continues its backing of the concept which seems to be taking root in the subcontinent.Australi

May 12 2016
Drought-hit Maharashtra village fails to use 1 crore donated by Sachin Tendulkar
Drought-hit Maharashtra village fails to use 1 crore donated by Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin has always been involved with various philanthropic activitiesIn a shocking development, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar’s relief fund was not utilized by a drought-hit village in Maharashtra. Deccan Chronicle reported the people of Wakala refusing to properly make use of the 1 crore grant due to lack of harmony among them.Upon the request of the concerned officials to arrange a meeting between the villagers to decide the allocation pr

May 10 2016
Shardul Thakur posts tweet in frustration after not being picked by Kings XI Punjab
Shardul Thakur posts tweet in frustration after not being picked by Kings XI Punjab

Shardul Thakur has played just one game for the KXIP so farKings XI Punjab have had a disastrous start to the Indian Premier League (IPL) so far. None of the combinations seem to be working for the Punjab franchise as they languish at the bottom of the table. Their 24-year-old pace bowler, Shardul Thakur has taken to Twitter to make his feelings known about his lack of chances since joining the franchise.The fast bowler has played only one match

May 7 2016
South African Arthur taking over as Pakistan coach
South African Arthur taking over as Pakistan coach

Australia?s Coach Mickey Arthur stands in the nets ahead their first test cricket match against New Zealand at the Gabba in Brisbane November 30, 2011. REUTERS/Jason O'Brien/FilesKARACHI (Reuters) - Former South Africa and Australia coach Mickey Arthur is to take charge of Pakistan following the resignation of Waqar Younis after the World Twenty20 tournament."His contract is being finalised," the country's cricket board said in a statement on Fri

May 6 2016
Sachin Tendulkar reveals he did not have money for a cab ride during his childhood days
Sachin Tendulkar reveals he did not have money for a cab ride during his childhood days

Tendulkar and Vengsarkar attend a charity event with Britain’s royal coupleIconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar may be one of the richest sportsmen in the world. However, there were even days when the wildly popular player fell short of saving money for a taxi ride to home.Indian Express reported the veteran reminiscing about his formative years as a sports person. During the launch of the 'Digibank’ feature of DBS India, S

Apr 26 2016
7 moments from Sachin Tendulkar’s career that don’t fade away
7 moments from Sachin Tendulkar’s career that don’t fade away

Sachin Tendulkar is undoubtedly one the greatest batsmen that the world has ever seenSachin Tendulkar was the find of a post-liberalised India, as Harsha Bhogle would put it, he played cricket as though he was trading on the stock exchange – gutsy, flamboyant and with a never seen before risk appetite.But where Tendulkar stood out though was in the fact that never ever did an Indian batsman bat with the weight of the country’s expecta

Apr 24 2016
Determined Yuvraj Singh sets 2019 World Cup goal
Determined Yuvraj Singh sets 2019 World Cup goal

Cricket - India v Pakistan- World Twenty20 cricket tournament - Kolkata, India, 19/03/2016. India's Yuvraj Singh (R) plays a shot as Pakistan's wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed looks on. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri/FilesBy Sudipto GangulyMUMBAI (Reuters) - Once a limited-overs giant, Yuvraj Singh has been in and out of the Indian team in recent years but the all-rounder believes he still has enough cricket in him to look forward to the 2019 Worl

Apr 22 2016
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