Australia Players “Sucked Up” To Virat Kohli, Indian Cricketers To Protect IPL Deals: Michael Clarke

Australian cricketers were so keen on protecting their lucrative IPL deals that they felt “scared” of sledging India captain Virat Kohli and his teammates during a particular period and instead “sucked up” to them, former skipper Michael Clarke has claimed. India and Australia have had some memorable bilateral duels but Clarke felt that whenever the […]

Shane Warne Joins MCC World Cricket Committee

Commenting on his appointment to the prestigious committee, Warne said: “It is an honour to have been asked to be a member of the MCC World Cricket committee. It is an extremely exciting time for cricket and I hope that I will have plenty to offer in discussion and debate. I look forward to contributing […]

‘Knew he’s ready for big cricket’: Ex chief selector Vengsarkar narrates Virat Kohli’s selection story

“NCA at that point of time was doing well, now it has become a rehab centre. I loved my time as chairman of NCA because Mr Dalmiya gave me a free hand,” he said. “All those players whom I spotted there grew in stature. That gives me immense pride and a sense of satisfaction.”

Rajneesh’s Believe It Or Not in Cricket!

The similarities between the two matches are hard to ignore: Both times it was the final of the tournament, both times Pakistan won the toss and elected to field, both times India ended with a total of 245, both times number 11 batsman took a crucial single to give the strike back to the reputed […]

How cricketers are keeping themselves busy during coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Introducing the #CHKClapPushup challenge from Ehsan Khan! Think you can do more Clap Pushups than an international cricketer? Then film yourself attempting to beat Ehsan’s number and tag us in it! Be sure to challenge your friends as well! For his call-outs, Ehsan has challenged teammates Kinchit Shah (@shahkinchit) and Nizakat Khan (@nizakatkhan) to beat […]

Captain ‘not so cool’: Three instance when MS Dhoni lost his cool on the cricket field

After some deliberation from the TV umpire, Hussey was given out, but even as the southpaw was walking off the field, he was called back by the on-field umpires and this irked the Indian captain who made his stance very clear in front of the umpires. However, the decision stood and Hussey continued batting.

Tiger Pataudi, a truly heroic cricketer!

After Wadekar put in his papers in the wake of India’s disastrous tour of England in 1974, the only captain capable of anchoring the sinking ship was Tiger. And he more than justified the selectors’ confidence in his leadership ability against the mighty West Indies at home in 1974-75. Though he failed miserably with the […]

I had to choose between chess and cricket: Chahal

A former national Under-12 chess champion, India cricketer Chahal has the distinction of having represented the country at the World Youth Chess Championships, and is listed on the World Chess Federation (FIDE) website. His Elo rating is 1956.yours). I had more interest in cricket and opted for it.”Chahal) and also beaten him. He was a […]

Lockdown Syndrome? Cricketers with wider interests can cope better

“The athletes who had interests outside of cricket, and which they can still pursue, will be coping better than those who have made sport the sole focus and purpose of their lives.”