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Mumbai Indians hit right notes in comeback song
Tue, May 26, 2015

Rohit Sharma & Co orchestrated a remarkable turnaround, and walked away with the title.

IPL 8: AB-Mandeep stand, RCB deliver
Thu, May 21, 2015

AB de Villiers combines with Punjab youngster for a game-changing stand as Royal Challengers eliminates Royals with a 71-run win.

IPL 8: MI possible after Turbanator two
Wed, May 20, 2015

Simmons steals the limelight and Pollard shows off his power before Bhajji’s double-breakthrough gives MI victory.

IPL 8 qualifier 1 preview: CSK’s aura vs MI’s form
Tue, May 19, 2015

IPL’s most consistent team CSK face MI, a side that has gone from strength to strength.

In search of a better balance, ICC cricket committee plans to scrap batting powerplay
Tue, May 19, 2015

Following record number of tons at WC, ICC cricket committee suggests removing batting powerplay.

AB de Villiers lap shot: A stroke of genius
Thu, May 14, 2015

Experts say de Villiers’ devastating sweep shot off fast bowlers has changed the dynamics of cricket.

For fast-bowlers in IPL Season 8, variety is the spice
Tue, May 12, 2015

What Nehra has done is keep the batsmen guessing while Steyn was predictable and got hit.

IPL 8: AB de Villiers magical 59-ball 133* sets up big win for RCB over MI
Mon, May 11, 2015

MI fell short of RCB's mammoth total by 39 runs as AB de Villiers smashed them around the park.

SAI girls suicide: Young athletes face teenage complications and sporting upheavals
Mon, May 11, 2015

Days after the collective suicide attempt at SAI's water-sports centre in Kerala, we try to understand the lives of young athletes.

Quick-gun Eoin Morgan fires, SRH stay alive
Fri, May 08, 2015

Morgan shores up the middle to give SRH big total before Bhuvi bookends the RR's chase despite Smith's rear-guard cameo.

IPL 8: Veterans are anything but also-rans
Thu, May 07, 2015

Harbhajan Singh has bowled slower in the air than he has in many a year.

Few hits, few misses, plenty of old Yuvraj Singh
Wed, May 06, 2015

Yuvraj Singh's second fifty of the season rescued Delhi’s innings. But it wasn’t enough to save them the match.

IPL 8, MI vs RR: Mitch McClenaghan applies brakes, cruising RR stall
Sat, May 02, 2015

Mitch McClenaghan’s late strikes give MI much-needed win as Samson (76) and RR screech to a halt just short of finish line.

Alleged N Srinivasan friend Neeraj Gunde, prefers to be called an activist
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Meet Neeraj Gunde, the man who passed the much-talked about Anurag Thakur-Karan Gilhotra picture to ICC.

IPL 8: Sarfaraz Khan wins battle of ages
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

RCB piled up 200/7 but just before the RR were about to begin their chase, it started drizzling.

IPL 8: MI’s Matinee Idol
Sun, Apr 26, 2015

Malinga and McClenaghan picked up 7 wickets amongst each other to restrict SRH to 137/8, chasing 158.

How Imran Tahir, Amit Mishra became Delhi Daredevils’ headlining act
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

It’s the variety that each brings to the table that makes them DD’s trump-cards.

IPL 8: Agent Dwayne Smith delivers KO
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Dwayne Smith's KO punch, Mumbai Indian's tame first round negate Kieron Pollard’s blitz and Harbhajan Singh's dare.

Richie Benaud’s final pause
Sat, Apr 11, 2015

Voice of cricket, a master of timely silence, passes away at the age of 84

IPL’s big-bash quotient
Wed, Apr 08, 2015

In the period leading up to the eighth edition of the T20 extravaganza, Aussie cricket has undergone a dramatic upheaval.

Run Immy Run: Imran Tahir’s story from Lahore to Delhi
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

For most, Lahore to Delhi is an eight-hour hop by bus. For Imran Tahir, it has been an elaborate but utterly thrilling roller coaster ride.

How watching cricket in India has changed over the years
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

As the World Cup returned Down Under, a look at how watching cricket in India has changed over the years.

Irani Cup squad: Not quite best of the rest
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Tiwary will lead Rest of India, a team that should ideally represent the best domestic performers.

Ranji Trophy Final: Karnataka retain title with comprehensive win
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

Karnataka defend title with innings win over TN; go past Delhi to become 2nd most successful domestic side.

Ranji Trophy: For champs Karnataka, only formalities remain
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

Karnataka set to retain title with TN at 113/3, still 515 runs away from innings defeat.

Ranji Trophy Final: Champagne on ice
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

Karnataka set to retain title with TN at 113/3, still 515 runs away from innings defeat.

Ranji Trophy Final: Before buzzer, triple doubled
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

Nair’s 310*, only second ever 300 in history of Ranji finals, gives side 484-run lead.

Ranji Trophy Final: Tamil Nadu feel weight of two tons
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

Rahul (131), Nair (130) help Karnataka reach 323 for 5, and take a 189-run lead.

Ranji Trophy Final: Life uneasy on the fast lane as 14 wickets fall on Day 1
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

At stumps, Karnataka were struggling at 45 for four after 14 overs, trailing by 89 runs.

Ranji Trophy: Fight for bragging rights
Sun, Mar 08, 2015

Defending champs Karnataka start as favourites over neighbours TN in the Ranji Trophy final.

IPL Auction’s Cinderella story: Little-known leggie KC Cariappa gets Rs 2.4 crore windfall
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

K C Cariappa was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for a whopping Rs 2.4 crore in the IPL auction.

World Cup 2015: Safety in numbers for big wigs
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

How the Cup format these days ensures that the big wigs do not get knocked out in the group stages.

Glenn Maxwell maximising potential, carries Australia to tri-series win
Mon, Feb 02, 2015

Maxwell played a measured innings before taking 4 wickets to help Australia beat England in tri-series final.

Knee injury puts question mark over Ishant Sharma’s availability for mega-event
Mon, Feb 02, 2015

Mohit Sharma and Dhawal Kulkarni, who are already in Australia as part of the tri-series squad will stay back as cover for their injured colleague.

Open secret: The Marshes eat the cake and have it too
Sun, Feb 01, 2015

At times you could even be served by an Australian Test cricketer, or two or maybe three.

Australia: From World Cup hosts to World Cup favourites
Sun, Feb 01, 2015

Australia now go into World Cup with the burden of winning, thanks to their strong show in tri-series.