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Heath Streak quits as Bangladesh bowling coach, looks forward to coaching in India
Heath Streak quits as Bangladesh bowling coach, looks forward to coaching in India

 Heath Streak is currently coaching Gujarat Lions in the Indian Premier LeagueFormer Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak will be quitting as Bangladesh’s fast bowling coach at the end of this month, as he has applied for a job at India’s National Cricket Academy in Bangalore. He has expressed his desire to coach in the academy and hence will not renew his contract with the Bangladesh Cricket Board."I have decid

May 27 2016
New Zealand coach Hesson extends contract until 2019
New Zealand coach Hesson extends contract until 2019

Cricket - New Zealand Nets - Headingley - 27/5/15 New Zealand's Mike Hesson and Brendon McCullum during nets Action Images via Reuters / Philip Brown WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Mike Hesson has been rewarded for his successful reign as New Zealand coach with a contract extension that takes him through until after the 2019 World Cup in England.Since taking over as coach in 2012, Hesson has overseen a marked improvement in New Zealand's standing in inte

May 26 2016
How Faiz Fazal climbed stairs to reach the Indian team during an age of high speed elevators
How Faiz Fazal climbed stairs to reach the Indian team during an age of high speed elevators

Faiz Fazal represented Railways and Vidarbha in Ranji Trophy.Life has the most amazing ways of overwhelming us in the most unlikely circumstances, turning a pretty mundane time period into something that we never forget. Faiz Fazal was in England, playing league cricket in harsh weather conditions when his father told him that he has been selected in the Indian ODI team going to Zimbabwe. The 30-year-old southpaw’s story is nothing short of

May 25 2016
IPL 2016: Jayant Yadav claims doosra cannot be bowled without any flex
IPL 2016: Jayant Yadav claims doosra cannot be bowled without any flex

Jayant Yadav has got a maiden opportunity to represent IndiaAt a time in which spinners often rely on dangerously complex variations or tend to dart the ball, Jayant Yadav comes across as a breath of fresh air. PTI reported the classical off spinner expressing his views on the doosra and being part of the Indian squad to Zimbabwe.Looking to keep things simple, the 26-year old asserted, “I have never bowled a doosra in my life and will never

May 25 2016
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

India vs Zimbabwe 2016 tour: The Indian squad will tour Zimbabwe without a coach
India vs Zimbabwe 2016 tour: The Indian squad will tour Zimbabwe without a coach

MS Dhoni will lead a new look ODI side in ZimbabweThe Indian Team for the tour of Zimbabwe has been announced today by the Board of Control for Cricket in India. The 16-member squad has many new faces, and many senior players have been rested. The team will, however, be led by regular limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.Also read: Final Indian squad for the tour of Zimbabwe announcedHowever, the team will travel to Zimbabwe without any hea

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

May 22 2016
A cricketer who captained on debut and scored a century
A cricketer who captained on debut and scored a century

It’s an age old cliché that cricket is a game of numbers. However, it’s a fact that without numbers, the gentleman’s game would be ‘nil batte sannata’. In the gentleman’s game, making a Test century is always special. But if made on debut, it’s like the perfect icing on the cake. The three-figure mark becomes even more memorable if a cricketer achieves the feat while leading the side

May 21 2016
Will Virat Kohli score the first ever ODI triple century in Harare?
Will Virat Kohli score the first ever ODI triple century in Harare?

“Are they making genetically modified cricketers nowadays!?”The other day while I was watching the IPL 2016 group match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kings XI Punjab, where Virat Kohli got to his fourth IPL ton of the season to lead his side to yet another victory, I heard a fan quip, “Are they making genetically modified cricketers nowadays!?” Such has been the awe-inspiring dominance of Kohli’s

May 20 2016
India vs Zimbabwe 2016 Squad: Probable Playing XI for India tour of Zimbabwe 2016
India vs Zimbabwe 2016 Squad: Probable Playing XI for India tour of Zimbabwe 2016

India will tour Zimbabwe in JuneAfter the Indian Premier League, the Indian cricket team travels to Zimbabwe to play a 3 match ODI series along with a 3 match T20 series. The ODI series commences on June 11th and the team for the series will be announced soon. Reports emerged recently that Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Shikhar Dhawan are likely to be rested for this series. Also, the selectors would like to give a rest to India's limited-ove

May 19 2016
Senior Indian cricketers likely to be rested for Zimbabwe tour
Senior Indian cricketers likely to be rested for Zimbabwe tour

MS Dhoni’s availability for the series is still under considerable doubtSimilar to the previous tour in July 2015, Team India’s upcoming trip to Zimbabwe may also contain a horde of newcomers and fringe players. Hindustan Times reported that top cricketers such as Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin will be given a break to rejuvenate themselves for a hectic season.With the tour comprising of only limited-overs matches,

May 17 2016
5 Test players born in countries which don't have anything to do with cricket
5 Test players born in countries which don't have anything to do with cricket

Henriques (C) in an IPL gameCricketers around the world grow up by the dream of playing at the elite level of Test cricket but the elite status is limited to some well known cricketing countries. Among the players in the history of the game, a large percentage of them are from countries well known in the international circuit.However, some Test cricketers have first seen the daylight in some of the very unlikely of places. The illustrious history

May 16 2016
Best cricket teams across all formats (based on ICC Rankings)
Best cricket teams across all formats (based on ICC Rankings)

In April, West Indies became the first team to win the World T20 twice. However, it is a well-known fact that the Windies have a relatively poor record in the longer formats of the game. With the latest ICC Rankings being released on May 4, we take a look at the top ten teams of the cricketing world across all formats.With the latest ICC Rankings being released on May 4, we take a look at the top ten teams of the cricketing world across all

May 6 2016
India vs Zimbabwe 2016 Schedule: Download PDF of IND vs ZIM tour 2016 fixtures with full time-table, venue details
India vs Zimbabwe 2016 Schedule: Download PDF of IND vs ZIM tour 2016 fixtures with full time-table, venue details

India eyes for another clean sweepIPL will end on 29 May 2016. Although, we still have a lot of cricketing action in the coming months. Zimbabwe is set to host India for three ODIs and three T20s in June. The first match is on 11 June 2016 while the last match is on 22 June 2016. Initially, there were plans for three ODIs and a test match. With the revised plans, we have three T20s instead of the only test match.Zimbabwe Cricket managin

May 4 2016
5 90s batsmen we would have loved to watch in the IPL
5 90s batsmen we would have loved to watch in the IPL

Twenty20 is no longer all fun and games, and now as the game has evolved, it has occupied the imagination of the cricketing world all around. Some might even argue this format is best suited to spread the game all around the globe.The players who play the game have now realised that they have to be right on the money at all times or else they will be exposed and their skills need to be sharp throughout the game.Having said that, there are some cu

May 3 2016
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