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India tour of Zimbabwe: Prosper Utseya grabs eyeballs in race row
Mon, Jul 20, 2015

In a rant of over 10,000 words, Utseya had, in short, accused Alistair Campbell of racism.

Light at the end of tunnel for Zimbabwe
Mon, Jul 20, 2015

Rocked by successive defeats, Zimbabwe bounce back to level T20 series with a 10-run win over India.

Sikandar Raza Butt: The reluctant cricketer
Sun, Jul 19, 2015

Sikandar Raza’s journey from Sialkot to Zimbabwe took some unexpected detours involving flying ambitions and a computing career.

This is not a second-string side, we’re as talented as anybody: Robin Uthappa
Sat, Jul 18, 2015

After top scoring for his side in the first T20, Robin Uthappa spoke about why this team is just as good as a full-strength Indian team.

India vs Zimbabwe: Batsmen start, Axar Patel stops
Sat, Jul 18, 2015

India’s experienced spinners get the better of Zimbabwe batsmen in a high scoring game; visitors record 54-run win.

Inventive Douglas Marillier recalls his tale from two cities
Fri, Jul 17, 2015

Douglas Marillier played 48 ODIs for Zimbabwe and was considered to be the inventor of the scoop shot.

India tour of Zimbabwe: Well begun is half done
Fri, Jul 17, 2015

Skipper Ajinkya Rahane has looked the part in the ODIs and promises to continue in same vein in the T20s.

Chamu Chibhabha: God-loving, spinner-fearing
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

The only time the Zimbabwe all-rounder Chamu Chibhabha is scared is when he is facing tweakers.

Salman Khan fan Kedar Jadhav plays role to perfection
Wed, Jul 15, 2015

After completing his ton, Jadhav dropped his bat and held his fists by his waist, like clutching an imaginary belt, and pulled off a little jig.

Finally given wings to fly, Manish Pandey soars
Wed, Jul 15, 2015

After waiting endlessly for his big break, debutant scores 71 in 3rd and final ODI vs Zim to set up 83-run win for India, complete clean sweep.

Ray Price interview: Off the counter in Harare, a few Priceless memories
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

What makes very little sense is how Zimbabwe’s second highest wicket-taker in Test cricket goes unrecognised.

Debut likely for Manish Pandey as India eye series sweep
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

India have tried out as many as ten first-timers on this very soil over the last two tours.

Wimbledon vs ODI: A corner foreign to a cricket field
Mon, Jul 13, 2015

On Sunday, the loudest and most unruly corner of the HSC was cordoned off for a special screening of the Federer vs Djokovic show.

Murali Vijay breaks a barrier, India take series
Mon, Jul 13, 2015

Murali Vijay scores maiden ODI half-century to help India post 271; Bhuvneshwar then takes four wickets to set up a 62-run win.

India vs Zimbabwe: Dav Whatmore asks for more
Sun, Jul 12, 2015

Zimbabwe coach isn’t happy with narrow misses, wants his team to go the distance in the second ODI.

Real taste of Zimbabwe is surprisingly familiar
Sat, Jul 11, 2015

I must tell you that Zimbabweans eat South Indian food in there, writes Aditya Iyer.

Ambati Rayudu is skipper Ajinkya Rahane’s Man Friday
Sat, Jul 11, 2015

Ambati Rayudu, who was preferred over Ajinkya Rahane in Bangladesh, saves his skipper the blushes with ton as India beat Zimbabwe by four runs.

India tour of Zimbabwe: Reserves game for African safari
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Second-string Indian team, led by a new captain Ajinkya Rahane, set to face an eager Zimbabwe in the first One-dayer in Harare.

Yoga Day coach Baba Ramdev has team in a twist: ‘we will rid the world of gas’
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev is likely to share the stage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Rajpath on International Yoga Day.

Never thought I’d come so far, so fast: Shreyas Iyer
Tue, May 26, 2015

Shreyas Iyer had been bought by DD for Rs 2.6 crore — a figure he more than justified by scoring 439 runs in the season.

IPL 8: Rumble in a remote jungle
Sun, May 24, 2015

On Sunday, IPL 8 ends where it began — at the mecca of Indian cricket, the Eden Gardens. In between the circus journeyed through many traditional centers a few outposts and Raipur, an obscure cricket backwater where tickets were sold as much for the cricket as they were for gori cheerleaders.

Ashish Nehra: Life of a death bowler
Sun, May 17, 2015

In a freewheeling chat, Nehra talks about the highs and lows of his career and how he is proud about his achievements.

Anything But Maroon
Thu, May 07, 2015

West Indian cricket stars prefer playing for IPL. But new talent waits in the wings.

The Cup that makes the world go round
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

Why the World Cup has the word 'World' in it despite only 10 participating nations.

Ain’t no mountain high: New Zealand has been the story of the tournament
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

For years, no one feared. But New Zealand, one step away from absolute glory, has been the story of the tournament.

Roger Federer vs Novak Djokovic, a masterclass
Tue, Dec 09, 2014

Novak Djokovic versus Roger Federer, the finale of the Indian leg of the IPTL, was a masterclass.

Delhi sways to Roger Federer’s tunes on Swiss’s IPTL debut
Mon, Dec 08, 2014

Delhi swayed to Roger Federer’s tunes, as did his rivals on the Swiss’s IPTL debut.

2001: An ace odyssey
Sun, Dec 07, 2014

Before giving us a glimpse of the future, IPTL takes us back in time on Day 1 in New Delhi.

International Premier Tennis League: Just peRFect
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

Is IPTL good? Is IPTL bad? Who cares as long as tennis divinity Roger Federer is around.

A glimpse of the man that was Phillip Joel Hughes
Fri, Nov 28, 2014

Just three days back, Hughes had found form again, scoring 63 unbeaten runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

We can’t keep thinking what Mitchell Johnson did to England: Cheteshwar Pujara
Sun, Nov 23, 2014

In an interaction with The Indian Express, Pujara sounded positive his numbers will bounce back by the end of the tour.

Book review: Read this book for D’Souza’s stabs at the hype around Tendulkar’s final three days as a Test cricketer
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

A book that puts into perspective the hype surrounding Tendulkar’s last Test match.

Cheteshwar Pujara talks about being in the ‘zone’
Mon, Nov 03, 2014

The Saurashtra cricketer talks about both his good and bad days as a Test cricketer.

The One versus 21: Delhi Dynamo’s Alessandro Del Piero shows gulf in class between him and rest
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

In ISL’s first goalless draw, star attraction Del Piero shows gulf in class that exists between him and the rest.

The ‘Super’ in the League: All eyes on Alessandro Del Piero
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

All eyes on Alessandro Del Piero as Italian, ISL’s biggest attraction, takes field in Delhi vs Pune.

Marlon Samuels, man of few words, makes a statement
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

Even that roar, somehow and as implausible as it may seem, was self-contained in nature.