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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
BBL: Melbourne Renegades confirm they will not re-sign Chris Gayle for next season
BBL: Melbourne Renegades confirm they will not re-sign Chris Gayle for next season

Chris Gayle equalled the record for fastest fifty in his last Big Bash GameChristopher Henry Gayle, who calls himself the “World Boss”, was roped into a controversy in January this year, during the Big Bash League. The Melbourne Renegades Star, received a lot of flak from people around the world, for his inappropriate comments to a Ten Network’s journalist.Post the incident, Melbourne Renegades have now confirmed that

May 24 2016
Chris Gayle hits back at former teammate and legends in his autobiography
Chris Gayle hits back at former teammate and legends in his autobiography

Chris Gayle hit back at his critics in his autobiographyFlamboyant West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle has recently been involved in many off the field controversies and he could become part of another as he has taken potshots at former teammates and cricket legends in his autobiography ‘Six Machine’. Gayle, who drew severe criticism from the cricketing fraternity because of his ‘infamous’ interview with the TV reporter Mel

May 23 2016
Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard react after fine, explain their 'coming to blows' moment
Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard react after fine, explain their 'coming to blows' moment

Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard goofed about during Saturday’s IPL match, but the authorities did not see the humourThere was a moment of intrigue during Saturday's IPL match between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Lions, when Dwayne Bravo was seen aggressively approaching Kieron Pollard in the follow through of his delivery and Pollard was seen raising his bat in a threatening gesture. Most fans spotted the fact that the two Trinidadians we

May 23 2016
10 bowlers from the 90s era who we would have loved to watch in the IPL
10 bowlers from the 90s era who we would have loved to watch in the IPL

Wasim Akram would have been more than handy with his ability to swing the ballT20 cricket is now by far the most watched format in international cricket and its popularity soared to such great heights that some cricket pundits prophesied doom to other formats of the game due to its gigantic success. Although we have a number of T20 leagues around the world now, none of them comes close to the Indian Premier League (IPL) in terms of popularit

When Patsy Hendren shocked the cricket world by walking out with a three-peak cap, the first cricket helmet
When Patsy Hendren shocked the cricket world by walking out with a three-peak cap, the first cricket helmet

Patsy Hendren had entertained in many ways before, but even his most ardent fans were shocked to see the first helmetCricket has evolved over the years to reach a form which would perhaps be unrecognisable to those who were the first practitioners of the sport. The first cricketers, most of whom were Victorian gentlemen, would probably have turned up their noses at the notion of them hitting a ‘DLF Maximum’.Similarly, when an MCC bats

May 22 2016
Courtney Walsh concerned about declining standards of Test cricket
Courtney Walsh concerned about declining standards of Test cricket

Walsh said that differences between WICB and the senior cricket team can be sorted outFormer West Indies skipper Courtney Walsh expressed his concern about the team's declining standards in the longest format of the game and feels that it is a "mindset issue". The legendary cricketer, who has played 132 Tests and 205 ODIs, also feels that cricketers now don't have the patience to play five days of the game.The 53-year-old, who i

May 22 2016
Chris Gayle could land in trouble once again for making sexist remarks
Chris Gayle could land in trouble once again for making sexist remarks

Gayle has been caught up in a storm againThe flamboyant West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has often made the headlines for all the wrong reasons. His flirtatious nature landed him in big trouble when he was severely criticized for asking a TV reporter ‘out for a date’ during a Big Bash League game at the start of this year. The reporter named Mel McLaughlin was interviewing the big man on the sidelines when the Jamaican nonchalantly sta

May 21 2016
Vivian Richards defends sacked West Indies bowling coach Curtly Ambrose
Vivian Richards defends sacked West Indies bowling coach Curtly Ambrose

Curtly Ambrose with Darren SammyBatting legend Vivian Richards has come out in defence of sacked West Indies bowling coach Curtly Ambrose.Ambrose was sacked as the West Indies bowling coach and replaced by Barbados' Roddy Estwick ahead of next month's tri-nation series with the visiting Australia and South Africa teams.Richards placed his support firmly behind Ambrose regarding the idea that technical deficiencies be fixed before players

May 20 2016
Dwayne Bravo calls West Indies squad selection
Dwayne Bravo calls West Indies squad selection "a joke"

The trio lashed out at the WICB for including Narine and Pollard in the squadThe inclusion of Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard in the West Indies squad for their tri-series against Australia and South Africa has left Darren Sammy, Dwayne Bravo and Chris Gayle baffled, with Bravo calling their selection "a joke". The three have been left out of the announced 14-men team, which will be lead by 24-year-old all-rounder Jason Holder.Off-spinn

May 20 2016
Caribbean Community (CARICOM) hail Tony Cozier's life
Caribbean Community (CARICOM) hail Tony Cozier's life

Cozier is widely known as "the voice of the West Indies cricket"The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has hailed the late renowned cricket journalist Tony Cozier, describing his illustrious career as "a running commentary and a history of the game in the region for more than 50 years".Cozier, widely known as "the voice of the West Indies cricket", died last Wednesday in Barbados at age 75, following a brief hospitalisati

May 17 2016
Fastest bowlers in cricket: Top 8 Express Pace Bowlers in Cricket History
Fastest bowlers in cricket: Top 8 Express Pace Bowlers in Cricket History

Curtley Ambrose in actionOne of the finest sights in cricket is to see a fast bowler running up the wicket swiftly and hurling an array of express deliveries at the batsman who then hops around like a cat on a hot tin roof. Over the past several decades, cricket has given us many a great fast bowler. There are some who shined briefly while some were able to leave indelible marks on the game.Here, we look at eight of the best express pace bowlers

May 17 2016
Curtly Ambrose upset after losing West Indies bowling consultant post
Curtly Ambrose upset after losing West Indies bowling consultant post

Ambrose has been with the West Indies team for three yearsFormer West Indies pacer Curtly Ambrose said that he was shocked and upset after being sacked as the team's bowling consultant as it had happened without a notice. Ambrose was axed by the West Indies Cricket Board last week and was replaced by former West Indies A cricketer Roderick Estwick.Ambrose said that head coach Phil Simmons had broken the news to him. “I only le

May 17 2016
WICB to conduct spin course for Test probables of India and Pakistan tour
WICB to conduct spin course for Test probables of India and Pakistan tour

West Indian batsman Kraigg BrathwaiteAhead of the gruelling Test series against India and Pakistan, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has shifted its focus to spin, as seven Test players were on Monday included in a 14-member squad for a week-long training camp in Barbados.The cricketers will work on spin bowling and batting under head coach Phil Simmons at the High Performance Centre in Barbados.The Caribbeans are slated to play four Tes

May 16 2016
PCB to move West Indies series to Sri Lanka due to rising costs
PCB to move West Indies series to Sri Lanka due to rising costs

Inzamam-ul-Haq with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar KhanThe rising cost of hosting its matches in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has forced the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to head southward to Sri Lanka for the series against the West Indies in October.According to espncricinfo, the series, comprising two Tests, three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and a Twenty20, was earlier scheduled to be held in the UAE but the growing costs h

May 16 2016
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