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Kohli makes the right noises
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

Whether it was in Adelaide three years ago, or now as the stand-in skipper on eve of departure to Australia.

Trash Talk Time: Australian players, pundits and media target Virat Kohli
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Australian players, pundits and media target Kohli, India in pre-Test series build-up

Leg-spinner Karn Sharma ready to rise to the occasion in Australia
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Karn talks about his unconventional bowling action, the impact of idolising Warne and how he plans to bowl in Australia.

Reworked my technique just before ’13 Champions Trophy: Rohit Sharma
Sat, Nov 15, 2014

Rohit Sharma, in a conversation with The Indian Express, revisited the nightmarish 2012 tour of Sri Lanka.

Yielding restrictions
Sat, Nov 15, 2014

With just four fielders manning the rope, captains have a tough time plugging flow of runs, as it happened on Thursday.

Rohit: Keeping his injured finger crossed
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

Playing his first match since August due to injury, a smarting Rohit was nervous in the lead up to Kolkata innings.

Australia: Last stop in India’s coming-of-age season
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

Rahane has played nine out of his 10 Tests outside subcontinent and has made runs in S Africa, New Zealand, England.

Shot Stories: Rohit Sharma reveals science and thought behind his each stroke
Sun, Nov 09, 2014

In a conversation with Bharat Sundaresan and Devendra Pandey, Rohit reveals the science and thought behind each stroke.

Sachin Tendulkar opened one chapter, Anjali Tendulkar another
Thu, Nov 06, 2014

Sachin was just 17 when Anjali saw him for the first time at Mumbai’ airport while waiting to receive her mother.

Rohit Sharma: Return of the prodigal
Fri, Oct 31, 2014

Back to full fitness, Rohit Sharma teams up with Manish Pandey to flay an insipid Sri Lankan attack.

Marvan Atapattu takes fresh guard
Thu, Oct 30, 2014

Marvan Atapattu, the newly-appointed head coach must make his mark with the World Cup round the corner.

Varun Aaron: Thinking man’s fast bowler
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

For Varun, pace is an ancillary virtue; he says his strength lies in planning and execution.

Mudgal report may confirm Gurunath role in IPL betting, put CSK under cloud
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

The report had also stated that they could not confirm that Meiyappan was the ‘team principal’ of CSK as was alleged.

Calm amidst the storm: Marlon Samuels hit two tons even as hell broke loose around him
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Marlon Samuels stayed serene and scored two centuries even as all hell broke loose around him.

How Curtly Ambrose saved the day
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Former pacer, now bowling consultant, convinced team to play Dharamsala ODI, a game they wanted to boycott .

Cost of a collapso series
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

Pull out could have damaging repercussions for Windies players, game in the Caribbean.

Star Sports bags 8-year rights deal with ICC
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

ICC announced in a press release that it was the ‘biggest ever’ deal at a cost of Rs 3,851 cr over 6-years.

Ajinkya Rahane: The Wind in His Willow
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

Rahane was the quiet, hardworking cricketer who could never find the spotlight. He is now Team India’s Mr Dependable.

Dwayne Bravo: A rebel with two causes
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

West Indians couldn’t have asked for a more suitable man than Bravo to lead them against their board and Team India.

Drain, crematorium ‘hidden’ for Modi rally in Ghatkopar
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

Filth-laden Pestom Sagar naala is sealed on both ends and no wooden pyres will be lit today in the crematorium nearby.

West Indies show up, but trouble still brews
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

Much to the relief of the fans and the broadcaster, West Indies fielded a full-strength team on Wednesday.

On eve of first ODI, West Indies players and cricket board spar over revenue
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

Bravo and team skip practice, trophy unveiling as they were involved in talks with officials.

Ravi Shastri slashes, slashes hard: ‘I’m in-charge’
Tue, Oct 07, 2014

His appointment had also led to the raising of eyebrows, with many insisting that his being a candid ‘establishment’s man.’

Child star Unmukt Chand comes of age
Mon, Oct 06, 2014

Former under-19 captain Unmukt Chand hits ton as India A beat West Indians by 16 runs in the second practice game.

Sanju Samson, Karn Sharma go off radar
Sun, Oct 05, 2014

These five ODIs set to be the last opportunity for those on the fringes to make their case before the World Cup.

Fearing he’ll be called for suspect action, West Indies send Sunil Narine home
Sat, Oct 04, 2014

Narine was banned from bowling in Saturday’s Champions League final after he was reported for suspect action.

At practice, far from perfect
Sat, Oct 04, 2014

West Indies bowled out for 148 by India A in first warmup game; lose in 25.3 overs after Amit Mishra's heroics.

A Taylor-made return
Fri, Oct 03, 2014

Jerome Taylor had gone on to become the first West Indian to take a hat-trick in ODI cricket in 2006.

Post polls, Asiad ‘hope’ for pugilists
Fri, Sep 12, 2014

The election brought an end to a one-and-a-half-year period where Indian boxing had no official body.

Workload, pressure to take wickets was Saeed Ajmal’s downfall
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

In Ajmal we have someone who's had to single-handedly shoulder workload of the Pakistani attack, feels Aaaqib Javed.

ICC no-balls Saeed Ajmal
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

Bowling tests in Brisbane reveal that all deliveries of Pakistan off-spinner exceeded 15 degree tolerance.

Dark cloud’s silver lining: Varun Aaron shows that his pace is an asset
Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Though he played 2 Tests in Eng, Aaron proved his pace is an asset. His father throws light on his progress.

BCCI turns to trusted lieutenant Ravi Shastri
Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Shastri previously was in the panel suggested by BCCI to Supreme Court to probe into IPL corruption scandal.

Sunil Narine bowls Super Over maiden
Sat, Jul 19, 2014

Twelve was what Red Steel needed in the SO.

Why do sportsmen let anger get the better of them?
Sun, Jul 06, 2014

It's rather surprising why professional sportsmen of the highest order fail to control their raw emotions from overpowering them.

Acidity catches grappler Narsingh Yadav off guard
Fri, Jul 04, 2014

Asian Games kabaddi champion felt compelled to let out while appearing for an exam for the post of DSP.