Asia Cup 2016 : Indian Players To Look Out For

The last time we heard of the Asia Cup, Shahid Afridi smashed Ravichandran Ashwin for 2 consecutive sixes in the last over of a game to push India out of contention for reaching the finals of the tournament. That was in 2014, when the tournament used to have a 50-over format. However, courtesy the fast

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Ravichandran Ashwin Demolishes Sri Lanka in 3rd T20

4-1-8-4. Though surreal in the world of T20 cricket, these were the bowling figures of Ravinchandran Ashwin in the 3rd T20 against Sri Lanka at Visakhapatnam today. The ace spinner ran through the Lankan top order in quick time and straightaway handed his team a clear advantage in the series decider. Ashish Nehra, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra

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India v Sri Lanka 3rd T20 : Preview

India made a sensational comeback in the 2nd T20 on Friday to level the series 1-1, courtesy an all round performance by the team. Newcomers like Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah efficiently demonstrated their suitability to T20 cricket, while rusty veterans like Shikhar Dhawan got to be amongst the runs in the shortest format of

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IPL 2016 Auction: Little Known Players Who Stole The Show

The IPL 2016 Auction was held at Bengaluru earlier today, with 351 players going under the hammer. Shane Watson turned out to be the most stellar buy of this season, as he was bagged by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whooping sum of Rs 9.5 crores. Young Pawan Negi’s name created quite a stir in

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Indian Squad For World T20 And Asia Cup 2016 Announced

The BCCI has announced the Indian squad for World T20 and Asia Cup 2016 today. Besides the playing XI that blanked Australia 3-0 in the T20 series just a week ago, the squad includes Harbhajan Singh, Ajinkya Rahane, Mohammed Shami and Pawan Negi. Surprisingly, Manish Pandey, who scored a match winning century in the 5th

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Australia v India 3rd T20: Talking Points

Australia v India 3rd T20 was the perfect end to a month-long bilateral engagement between India and Australia. Shane Watson’s sparkling ton set the match nicely up. Indian bowlers regained control in the last 3 overs to restrict Australia to 197/5. Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma then gave India the ideal start to chase

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Australia v India 2nd T20: Talking Points

India put up an all round performance at Melbourne to win the Australia v India 2nd T20 handsomely by 27 runs. With this clinical win, Dhoni’s men have pocketed a T20 series for the first time in Australia. While the top 3 in the Indian batting order continued their good form from Adelaide, the bowlers

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Virat Kohli, Bowlers Take India To Win In 1st T20

An unbeaten 55 ball 90 from Virat Kohli propelled India to a handsome 37 run victory in the 1st T20 against Australia. Put into bat first, India piled up a mammoth 188/3 in 20 overs on the back of Kohli’s half century and useful contributions from Rohit, Raina and Dhoni. Australia, in response, began well

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Australia v India 1st T20: Preview

The Indian cricket team has not had a happy start to 2016. A 4-1 ODI series loss to Australia has been a humbling experience for the visitors. However, they now have a chance to set things in order in the 3-match T20 series which begins tomorrow. With less than 45 days to go for the

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Australia v India 4th ODI: Talking Points

In what is being termed as one of the most spectacular batting collapses of the decade, India lost 9 wickets within a space of 12 overs and went down in the 4th ODI at Canberra by 25 runs. Chasing an apparently insurmountable target of 349, the visitors were cruising at 277/1 in the 38th over,

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