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Top 10 bowlers with most number of international wickets in cricket history
Top 10 bowlers with most number of international wickets in cricket history

Cricket, ‘the gentleman’s game’ has always been known as a game dominated by the batsmen, but there have been many outstanding bowlers who have made life hard for the batsman at the crease. No matter how many runs a team scores in a Test match, they need to pick up 20 wickets to win the match. The case in ODI’s and T20s is not much different with the bowlers playing a crucial role in restricting the opposition by pi

Aug 28 2015
Stats: Active players with the most Man of the Match awards in ODI's
Stats: Active players with the most Man of the Match awards in ODI's

Yuvraj Singh tops the list with 23 MoM awards, including four at the 2011 World Cup AB De Villiers picked up his 23rd ODI Man of the Match award against New Zealand in the 3rd and final match of the ODI series yesterday. The Proteas skipper’s knock of 64 from 48 balls proved crucial as the hosts won the match by 62 runs thereby clinching the series 2-1.  In the process, De Villiers became the fastest to reach 8000 ODI

Aug 27 2015
South Africa vs New Zealand: Summarizing the ODI series in photos
South Africa vs New Zealand: Summarizing the ODI series in photos

South Africa defeated New Zealand in the final match by 62 runs and won the three-match one-day international (ODI) series by 2-1 at the Kingsmead stadium in Durban. They are now ranked three in the ICC ODI rankings, behind Australia and India. The series was battled with equal power, both the team played well. After winning the first match comfortably, the Proteas were thrashed in the second match by 8 wickets. It all went down to the se

Aug 27 2015
South Africa beat New Zealand by 62 runs to clinch the series
South Africa beat New Zealand by 62 runs to clinch the series

South Africa were right on money from the first delivery South Africa defeated New Zealand by 62 runs and won the three-match one-day international (ODI) series by 2-1 at the Kingsmead stadium in Durban. They are now ranked three in the ICC ODI rankings, behind Australia and India.  After winning the toss, South Africa's captain AB de Villiers decide to bat first, Kyle Abbott and Kagiso Rabada were back in the Proteas si

Aug 26 2015
Stats: AB de Villiers breaks Sourav Ganguly's record
Stats: AB de Villiers breaks Sourav Ganguly's record

AB looked dangerous After a gap of 13 years, Sourav Ganguly’s record of being the fastest to reach 8000 runs in one-day international (ODI) cricket has been broken by the swashbuckling AB de Villiers today. The South African batsman took 182 innings to reach the milestone whereas Ganguly belted the same numbers in 200 innings. In the match against New Zealand, De Villiers played an important innings to give a strong platfor

10 cricketers of Indian origin who will be playing the 2016 T20 World Cup
10 cricketers of Indian origin who will be playing the 2016 T20 World Cup

As the current year reaches the end of its middle third, preparations have already begun for the major event that will take place next year - the ICC T20 World Cup. Set to be hosted for the first time in India, it is one of the most expected sports events of 2016. After being hosted by South Africa, England and West Indies, the T20 World Cup finally set foot inside the subcontinent as Sri Lanka hosted it in 2014. Now, it all set to come back to I

Aug 26 2015
5 young domestic stars that we all need to know
5 young domestic stars that we all need to know

The only thing that remains constant in the world is change.With the retirement of stalwarts like Kumar Sangakkara and Michael Clarke, the beacon of cricket will transfer to the younger generation. Currently there are few youngsters who have a made a name for themselves in the game – like Virat Kohli, Joe Root and Steven Smith – but more youngsters will be soon called upon to shoulder the responsibility of their teams, with

Aug 25 2015
10 Times Cricketers Made Their Fans Smile
10 Times Cricketers Made Their Fans Smile

The game of cricket portrays emotions in a beautiful canvas. The reactions of each team that plays the game is mirrored by its fans on a huge scale. Cricketers have immense potential to draw out emotions from the spectators of the sport, and their actions can make the entire world beam with joy, be it a cheeky gesture on-field, a witty remark during the presentation ceremony, a show of sportsmanship, or even an expressive celebration.

Aug 25 2015
5 famous batsmen who failed to deliver in South Africa
5 famous batsmen who failed to deliver in South Africa

Proteas pace attack is still lethal as always ‘Great’ is a term thrown around like a filthy old rag in modern cricket. It’s promiscuity is abominable. There is an irate tendency, almost an edginess to go searching for the next Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara or Ricky Ponting. The media feeds of the same sensationalism, a distressing reality of our times. Mere numbers aren’t the sole determinant of greatness. The hackne

Aug 25 2015
England move up to third place in ICC Test rankings after Ashes win
England move up to third place in ICC Test rankings after Ashes win

England will play Pakistan in a three-match series in October England’s Ashes victory over Australia has seen them move into third place in the ICC Test Team rankings, up three places from sixth. Alastair Cook’s side registered a convincing 3-2 victory in the historic and highly competitive series, allowing them to leapfrog Pakistan, New Zealand and India. The England team’s next assignment is to play a three match test s

Aug 24 2015
5 modern day support bowlers who never got the credit they deserved
5 modern day support bowlers who never got the credit they deserved

It’s no secret that Cricket is a batsman’s game. Flat pitches, short boundaries, broad bats, fielding restrictions are all equally responsible for this tilt in balance towards the batsmen. With the advent of T20 cricket, the bowlers have been made to suffer even more. All the spectators want to see are fours and sixes. However, there are some bowlers who manage to attract crowds, who manage to steal the limelight. Bowlers such as Bre

Aug 24 2015
Kumar Sangakkara's Test career in pictures
Kumar Sangakkara's Test career in pictures

Thank You Sanga! Kumar Sangakkara’s international career came to an end at Colombo on Monday, with the culmination of the second Test against India. Sri Lanka’s greatest ever batsman failed to produce one final epic knock to save his side from defeat as he has so often done in the past, but that will not take any shine away from this elegant batsman’s glorious Test career. The 37-year-olds signs off from the Test arena as

Aug 24 2015
New Zealand canter to victory in 2nd ODI against South Africa to level series
New Zealand canter to victory in 2nd ODI against South Africa to level series

Tom Latham sweeps during the 2nd ODI against South Africa Man of the Match Martin Guptill hit a century as New Zealand chased down South Africa’s score of 204 in 44.3 overs, losing only 2 wickets in the process. After having lost the first match by 20 runs, the series is now level at 1-1. South Africa’s batsmen struggled early on, reduced to 20/2 in the first 4 overs. Rilee Rossouw(39 off 51) and AB De Villiers(31 off 45) b

Aug 23 2015
Video: South African bowling at its best
Video: South African bowling at its best

Lethal bowling genes The South African’s pace attack can turn into a terror attack sometimes and the video below will definitely clarify on that. Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, and Vernon Philander are all part of the deadly Proteas bowling attack currently. We will see how the full Sri Lanka team were trumped down to 43 runs, how the Kiwis fell like nine pins, how Australia were dismissed on just 47 runs, and last but n

Aug 23 2015