Monday, Jul 28, 2014

Devendra Pandey

Special Correspondent

Everyone chipped in… like at Johannesburg and Durban: Sachin Tendulkar
Tue, Jul 22, 2014

Lord's win reminded Sachin Tendulkar of Indian wins in Johannesburg (2006) and Durban (2010).

Vijay Hazare likely before Ranji starts
Wed, Jul 16, 2014

Domestic season generally starts with Challenger before it moves on to Duleep followed by Ranji and Hazare.

Another ton as Naman Ojha adds weight to resume
Wed, Jul 16, 2014

Having Dhoni as captain means it brings to an end all arguments for a new wicketkeeper-batsman in the side.

NCA wants BCCI to dump Under-25 tournaments
Tue, Jul 08, 2014

The matter will now be presented to Anil Kumble-headed BCCI technical committee.

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.

Abhimanyu Mithun is Sandeep Sharma’s replacement, but Vinay Kumar boards flight
Thu, Jul 03, 2014

24-year-old Mithun, who has already appeared in four Tests, is yet to play for India A.

Three’s company
Wed, Jul 02, 2014

India to play five and four-Test tours against England, Australia according to new 2016-2023 schedule.

MS Dhoni & Co to fly in business class, ditch blazers for tours
Tue, Jun 24, 2014

When India landed in London, they were decked in t-shirts and track pants instead of blazers and trousers.

Preity Zinta, Ness Wadia fought over front row seats
Tue, Jun 17, 2014

Based on Preity Zinta’s complaint, the police have filed a case under sections 509 and 354, 504, 506.

Bangladesh series: Test for the reserves
Sun, Jun 15, 2014

Fringe players will look to hog the limelight against Bangladesh.

IPL 7: I knew Mitchell Johnson will bowl a bouncer, says Piyush Chawla
Tue, Jun 03, 2014

In a chat with The Indian Express, Piyush Chawla speaks about the “four and six” that sealed the win.

IPL 7: Glenn Maxwell told me I was best in the world, says Akshar Patel
Tue, Jun 03, 2014

Young Akshar Patel had not played a single Indian Premier League game prior to the 2014 season.

IPL 7: KKR on party circuit
Tue, Jun 03, 2014

IPL 7 winners to be given a ‘royal felicitation’ at the Eden Gardens, Bengal CM to attend.

IPL 7: Suresh Raina, constant and consistent in CSK colours
Fri, May 30, 2014

One of the major reasons for CSK's success in IPL has been the ability of Raina and Dhoni to finish off games.

Gautam Gambhir back in the fold
Thu, May 29, 2014

Selectors back southpaw's experience for the third opener's slot in England tour; injured Zaheer overlooked.

Zaheer Khan fitness in focus again as England Test squad to be picked on Wednesday
Wed, May 28, 2014

Meanwhile, the team for Bangladesh is expected to wear a fresh look with MS Dhoni and Kohli in line to be rested.

IPL 7: Thriller in the middle, number-crunching and emotions in dugouts
Tue, May 27, 2014

For a brief moment, the Royals did seem to believe that they had somehow sneaked through, that wasn’t to be.

After T20 dud, Chris Gayle targets his 100th Test
Mon, May 26, 2014

The Jamaican dasher said that he is looking to regaining fitness for his 100th test back home in June.

IPL 7: Impossible is MI-possible
Mon, May 26, 2014

With six of ‘last’ ball, MI chase 190 in 14.4 overs to qualify for playoffs instead of opponents RR.

IPL 7: In Mumbai, a playoff before the playoffs
Sun, May 25, 2014

MI will start the match as favorites, but RR have better chance of making the cut owing to superior run rate.

Death of a cricketer, coach, manager, talent-spotter, mentor
Sat, May 24, 2014

Madhav Mantri, aged 92, passed away after suffering a heart attack on Friday.

IPL 7: MI hopes hang by a thread
Fri, May 23, 2014

The defending champions will be quietly confident of doing that against Kevin Pietersen & Co.

IPL 7: Brother puts Akshar Patel on giant screen
Wed, May 21, 2014

On Monday, Kheda, located outside Nadiad, was celebrating their new-found hero's star showing in the IPL.

Dilip Vengsarkar, Mohinder Amarnath or Bishen Singh Bedi can assist panel: CAB’s Aditya Verma
Sat, May 17, 2014

Vengsarkar said that if court and the committee want his help then he has no problem in taking the task.

IPL 7: MCA revokes Shah Rukh Khan ban in a bid to get IPL final back
Fri, May 16, 2014

Shah Rukh has been banned by MCA for five years after a Wankhede Stadium bust-up with a security guard in 2012.

‘Modi wave’ reaches BCCI: Amit Shah set for a top post
Thu, May 15, 2014

Gujarat Cricket Association joint secretary Rajesh Patel said groundwork for Shah’s move to the BCCI is complete.

Now, MCA shoots off letter to CCI
Thu, May 15, 2014

The IPL Governing Council allotted the Eliminator, to be played on May 28, to the CCI’s Brabourne Stadium.

IPL 7: IPL final unlikely to move back to Mumbai, says top BCCI official
Wed, May 14, 2014

Until last season, winners of previous edition were awarded hosting rights of the final of the next edition.

IPL 7: Sharad Pawar speaks with Sunil Gavaskar, reply on final shift on Tuesday
Tue, May 13, 2014

MCA officials said that all necessary permissions have been obtained for use of loudspeakers and bursting of crackers for the IPL final.

Election commission ambassador Cheteshwar Pujara to take a day off to vote
Fri, Apr 25, 2014

KXIP batsman Cheteshwar Pujara would be traveling to his hometown to cast his vote for Lok Sabha election.

Ravi Shastri: Anything but neutral
Sat, Apr 26, 2014

This time Shastri has been asked to be a part of the BCCI’s much-needed clean-up drive.

BCCI keeps it in-house
Mon, Apr 21, 2014

Board nominates employee Ravi Shastri in probe panel; Manohar only voice of dissent

Indian Premier League: Getting hit by Dale Steyn bouncer changed me, says Ajinkya Rahane
Mon, Apr 14, 2014

The main thing is to keep things simple and not put too much pressure on self, Rahane told The Indian Express.

Fishing in uncharted waters
Sat, Apr 12, 2014

Delhi Daredevils meanwhile, have just one from the capital in Milind Kumar, whereas Mumbai Indians only have Aditya Tare and Sushant Marathe amongst its non-international Mumbai boys.

Disappointed with the way I batted in South Africa and New Zealand, says Rohit Sharma
Sat, Apr 12, 2014

Says the twin tours were a massive learning curve; sets sights on the English summer.

Sunil Gavaskar turns down RCA request
Sat, Apr 05, 2014

BCCI's interim president, Sunil Gavaskar, justified the decision to leave Jaipur out of the IPL-7 schedule.