IPL 2016 Eliminator : Unimpressive KKR and Surgical SRH

Sunrisers Hyderabad are through to the 2nd Qualifier where they will meet the Gujarat Lions tomorrow. Last night in the IPL 2016 Eliminator, SRH put up a tactical and spirited performance against an unimpressive and slightly confused KKR unit at the Feroz Shah Kotla to win the match by 22 runs. The Kolkata outfit looked

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IPL 2016 Schedule: Mumbai Indians To Face Pune In Opener

The schedule for the 2016 edition of Indian Premier League is out and Mumbai Indians is set to host Rising Pune SuperGiants in the opener. The tournament, which will kick start on April 9, will have its final in the Wankhede Stadium on May 29. Rising Pune Super Giants, who are the newcomers in the

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BCCI Planning To Launch Second T20 League

BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur said that the body is considering the possibility of another IPL model cricket league. BCCI received an overwhelming response to the auction of the two new Indian Premier League teams and this made them consider the possibility of having one more league in the country. “We are thinking about this (a

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Spin Maestro Anil Kumble Turns 45

The Indian cricket team has had its fair share of legends and Anil Kumble is a deserving member of that list. The ace Indian leg-spinner had a career that spanned almost two decades. He has 132 test caps, 271 ODI caps and a total wicket tally of nearly 1000 considering both the formats of the

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Happy Birthday Gautam Gambhir !

Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir turns 34 today. The dynamic left hand batsman has been a major presence for the Indian team in the past decade and is also the captain of Indian Premier League side Kolkata Knight Riders. Gambhir, born and bought up in Delhi, started his international career in 2003. He made his ODI

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The End Of Champions League T20

In an unanimous decision from the Champions League T20 governing body, consisting of the BCCI, Cricket South Africa and Cricket Australia, the Champions League T20 has been scrapped with immediate effect. And, the global tournament scheduled in September this year has been cancelled too. The decision of scrapping the league came at a bad time

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IPL: Impact Of The Cricket Carnival In India

The 2015 edition of the IPL is thus done and dusted. Mumbai Indians take home the cup, while the Chennai Super Kings miss out on glory. The stadiums look deserted, no more listening to “India ka Tyohaar” in a loop (not necessarily liking it though), no more rooting for our favourite teams. It is not

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IPL: Making The League More Useful To Indian Cricket

What was initially considered to be a startling invention in Indian Cricket is slowly starting to stagnate. The Indian Premier League (IPL), after the conclusion of its eighth edition, is starting to show signs of weariness. Even though the BCCI has tried its level best to hide all such signs, it is now an open

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2015 IPL: Top 5 Indian Players Of The Tournament

The foreign players might have gone home with the Orange Cap and Purple Cap but the 2015 IPL did see a lot of memorable performances from Indians. There were numerous consistent and excellent Indian players in the tournament this season and the Indian selectors will clearly be happy with their efforts. Now that the tournament

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2015 IPL: Top 5 Youngsters Of The Tournament

IPL has a reputation for being the perfect stage for youngsters and this year was no different. The 2015 edition of IPL saw some excellent young talent throughout its course. Most of these players have made the world take notice of them and it would only be a matter of time before they get a

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