Madness of Test cricket sets up compelling finish to Lord’s drama

More early success from their battery of quicks, and better luck (particularly with lbws) from the ever-probing Nathan Lyon, and they could give themselves a couple of sessions in which to close out an Ashes-crushing 2-0 lead. But if England’s middle order find anything resembling their gung-ho former selves (let’s face it, dying wondering is […]

India’s first toy-making hub pins hopes on ‘vocal for local’

The place that Gautam, founder of Little Genius Toys, one of India’s biggest wooden toy companies, is referring to is the Toy City in Greater Noida, where he has a manufacturing unit. In the past couple of months, with the government pushing the Atmanirbhar Bharat (Self-Reliant India) initiative, several toy manufacturing hubs have been announced […]

Cricket team-mates – Nasser Hussain: Michael Atherton easiest man to captain

Life of the party? Darren Gough, without a doubt. We had Phil Tufnell, who might push him close, but Gough was the heartbeat of our team. He was one of the best blokes to captain and one of the most important cricketers I played with. He had a great way of lifting us in the […]

IPL 2020: Look at complete schedule, squad of Delhi Capitals

Shreyas Iyer (c) Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Keemo Paul, Prithvi Shaw, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rishabh Pant, Sandeep Lamichhane, Shikhar Dhawan, Alex Carey, Lalit Yadav, Daniel Sams, Marcus Stoinis, Mohit Sharma, Shimron Hetmyer, Tushar Deshpande.

Jonty Rhodes to take over as Sweden’s head cricket coach post IPL

“I am really excited to relocate to Sweden with my family and work together with the Swedish Cricket community. This opportunity has come at a perfect time and I am grateful to be able to invest my energies in a completely new environment. I can’t wait to get started,” said Rhodes.

Stuart Broad declares Jos Buttler as England’s best-ever white-ball cricketer

Chasing Australia’s competitive total of 155 in overcast conditions, Buttler settled in nicely and engaged in a solid 87-run stand with the consistency personified Dawid Malan for the second wicket. The partnership was crucial after an early wobble for England which saw the other opener Jonny Bairstow getting out hit-wicket in the third over.

Shoaib Akhtar to Replace Misbah-ul-Haq as Pakistan Cricket Team’s Chief Selector, Former Pacer Says ‘Discussions On’ With PCB

“Tell me what I am supposed to say. Virat Kohli is not just a top batsman but has around 70 plus international centuries. He as captain has built a formidable pace unit and they are winning matches for India. So how can I criticise him for anything tell me?

‘Cricket is 2nd biggest sport’: Shane Warne wants Boxing Day Test at Melbourne

Cricket is the 2nd biggest sport in the world behind soccer(fact) & the biggest day on the Aust sporting calendar is the Boxing Day test. We must try & do everything possible to keep it at the MCG this year. FYI- The Melb Cup & the AFL GF are the next biggest events in Aust […]

‘You will come to know his impact’: Gautam Gambhir names most underrated player in T20 cricket

“According to me, he is the most underrated player in T20 cricket. You talk about Kieron Pollard, AB de Villiers, Rashid Khan, or David Warner but if you see his contribution, he is a brilliant fielder, gives you four overs with the ball, bowls in the first 6 overs, bats at No.5 or No.6, and […]

‘That’s been our Achilles heel for a number of years’: Adam Gilchrist explains what’s hurting Australia cricket

Another area Gilchrist is concerned about is the wicketkeeper’s slot in Australia’s limited-overs set-up. Matthew Wade kept wickets in the T20Is, but Aaron Finch on Thursday confirmed the news of Alex Carey replacing him in the ODIs. The 29-year-old has had a decent start to his ODI career, scoring 884 runs from 36 matches at […]