Thursday, May 28, 2015



Virat Kohli: On hot seat, the not-so-cool-captain
Wed, Dec 31, 2014

After MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli has a tough task ahead in leading a side which is still in transition.

India vs Sri Lanka: Series kissed goodbye
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

Virat Kohli, too, notched up a fifty while also becoming in the process the fastest batsman to score 6000 runs.

With four wickets on D-Day, Umesh Yadav paces it just right
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

Umesh, who is the leading wicket-taker in the series so far with 8 scalps, led the charge in the third ODI.

India vs Sri Lanka: Identity crisis
Sat, Nov 08, 2014

Lanka’s surrender in two ODIs raises doubts that this is the same team which has had a standout year .

Hyderabad in blue
Sat, Nov 08, 2014

For his first game as a Team India player at home, Rayudu returns to land of birth as the side’s form-man.

Leaving on a debt plane
Sun, Oct 19, 2014

Players depend on BCCI’s generosity to get back home after being abandoned by WICB.

All for one, even at the toss in Dharamsala
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

Bravo said that it’s time to make a decision. Must give credit to his team for all the fight they’ve put up.

Second wind, an avalanche
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

Kohli well and truly hits form with 127 in Dharamsala, giving India 2-1 series win.

Fallout of Windies pullout: India may not play them for 5 years
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

According to BCCI officials, the West Indian players were not even prepared to take the field for the fourth ODI.

The King & his all-trade Jacks
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

When it comes to blooding youngsters, captain Dhoni seems to prefer bits-and-pieces players over specialists.

India vs West Indies 4th ODI: Spinners may be left high and dry in Dharamsala
Thu, Oct 16, 2014

Given that the pitch in Dharamsala favours pacers, Dhoni may take the option of playing Ishant.

At Kotla, Amit Mishra tosses out Kochi blues
Sun, Oct 12, 2014

Kieron Pollard's wicket was a lucky break, but without Amit Mishra’s courage, it wouldn’t have happened.

Smiles are back for Virat Kohli, India
Sun, Oct 12, 2014

Batting at No.4, Kohli makes first fifty in eight ODI innings as India beat West Indies by 48 runs to level series.

Top drawer: Shikhar Dhawan all praise for Ajinkya Rahane
Sat, Oct 11, 2014

On eve of 2nd ODI, Dhawan explains just why Rahane is the right man for opening job.

Team India gets its first chinaman
Sun, Oct 05, 2014

Selectors picked unorthodox left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav in ODI team for the home series against West Indies.

In Scottish village where lovers unite, watching a divided nation
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

There’s pride in Gretna, but there’s also love, the economy and commonsense.

An issue bigger than denied singles
Tue, Sep 09, 2014

By not rotating strike in final over of inconsequential T20, Dhoni reveals his lack-of-faith in the ‘process’.

MS Dhoni farms, England reap harvest
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

India fall short of England’s 180 in only T20I by 3 runs after skipper Dhoni refuses two singles to Rayudu in final over.

India tour of England: The inscrutable English crowd
Sun, Sep 07, 2014

With the tour almost over, it’s still hard to say if the fans in blue like India more or loathe England.

Three-one after one-three
Sat, Sep 06, 2014

One-dayers end with same scoreline as Tests after Root ton gives England consolation win in the 5th ODI.

India tour of England: Crouching Lions, hidden demons
Fri, Sep 05, 2014

India have not only won ODI series, but have also exposed England’s woeful state of affairs in ODIs.

India tour of England: Doctor MS, Mister Dhoni
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

The 3-0 series win proves that when it comes to leading the ODI side, the Indian captain is on a different plane.

India tour of England: Worth the wait in gold
Wed, Sep 03, 2014

First Shami-Bhuvneshwar, then Rahane-Dhawan fashion India its first ODI series win in England in 24 years.

Finishing touch: Misfiring Shikhar Dhawan gets special attention
Tue, Sep 02, 2014

Dhawan gets special attention as India look to win series at the venue of their Champions Trophy win.

Man down, no problem: Ambati Rayudu, Ajinkya Rahane step it up
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

Even absence of an injured Rohit Sharma has not unsettled India’s batting order as Rahane and Rayudu step it up.

India tour of England: In ODIs, India turn track
Sun, Aug 31, 2014

Humiliated in Tests, visitors beat England by 6 wickets to take unbeatable 2-0 lead in ODI series.

Fill in the blank: Selection headache return to India camp
Sat, Aug 30, 2014

Headaches return to India camp after Rohit Sharma is ruled out of remaining ODIs with injured finger.

The day Shecket, ‘America’s only cricket fan’, won
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

It was only last year, after January 23, 2013, that cricket became a constant companion.

Shane Warne, then Michael Vaughan, now Graeme Swann
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

In 2014, England skipper Cook has battled several former players. The latest on that list is a ‘so-called friend’.

India tour of England: A Suresh Raina day
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Comeback man Raina gets first century since 2010; India beat England by 133 runs in a D/L tie.

Spinning wheels of fortune: India opt for spin session against leggie Karn Sharma
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

With the pitch likely to assist turn, Team India opts for a session against leg-spinner Karn Sharma.

An artist called Banksy and his world of Mobile Lovers
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Over here in Bristol, there are legends, myths. And then there is Banksy.

India tour of England: Light drizzle, heavy effect
Tue, Aug 26, 2014

Despite lack of downpour, first ODI in Bristol called off without a ball being bowled.

Survivor Series: More careers, reputations on line in ODIs
Mon, Aug 25, 2014

More careers and reputations on the line as India begin ODI series against England.

BCCI annoyed after captain MS Dhoni says ‘boss’ Duncan Fletcher will lead India till World Cup
Tue, Aug 26, 2014

What has irked the board further is that Dhoni decided to make a statement on Fletcher’s future.

India tour of England: A break from tradition
Sun, Aug 24, 2014

New order in dressing room means spinner Karn Sharma may debut earlier than expected.