• Dhoni is honest and principled: Fletcher

    In cricket, the captain and the coach are the two heads of the family. Together they nurture the team and guide it into the direction of victory. They make match-winners out of gifted players and a team out of a bunch of talented individuals. Like any family, the relationship between the two heads is of […]

  • Kumar can bowl bookies over

    Our Dave Tickner feels Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the player to get with ahead of the third Test, which starts on Sunday. Recommended bets: The England v India Test series continues its frenetic pace, the third game of the series getting under way on Sunday – less than a week after the second concluded. And in […]

  • Physically challenged cricketers aim to bring glory to India

    Physically Challenged Cricket Association of India (PCCAI) is a body that is determined to promote the sport for the disabled in the country. They had recently sent a team of some of the best physically challenged cricketers to South Africa and that unit had emerged successful.Nishad Pai Vaidya traces the story of this organization that […]

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni named world’s fifth most valuable athlete

    That Mahendra Singh Dhoni counts big money is common knowledge. But how valuable is the name ‘Dhoni’? Pretty much, actually. Believe it or not, but the India skipper raked in a whopping $21 million with his name in 2013. In fact, he ranks fifth among the world’s ‘Top 10 Most Valuable Athlete Names’. The list […]

  • MSD 7 Bat review


    Fast bowlers are a rare breed, there are suppose to be built tough as nails, have physic like a superhero, aggression like lion attacking its prey, strong backs and behind it all a creative mind.  Some of the great fast bowlers emerge from the back and the beyond. In England the fast men came from […]

  • Dhoni leads the list

    Mahendra Dhoni now has three scores of 50-plus as a captain-’keeper in England. This is now the most by any captain-’keeper in England. England’s Alec Stewart 2 and South African Percy Sherwell 1 are the others who have got 50-plus scores in England as a captain-’keeper. Murali Vijay seems to be having a knack of […]

  • England v India: Shami, Bhuvneshwar make it India’s day

    India posted a competitive 457 and scalped the wicket of Alastair Cook to reduce England to 43/1 on day two of the first Test at Trent Bridge. A brilliant century from Murali Vijay (146), a resolute 82 from MS Dhoni and crucial fifties from Bhuvneshwar Kumar(58) and Mohammad Shami(51) helped India post 457 in the […]

  • VVS Laxman hails MS Dhoni; calls Bhuvneshwar Kumar as the most skillful bowler he has ever seen

    Former Indian middle order batsman VVS Laxman, calling the visitors as the “favourites” to win the five-match Test series against England that begins at Trent Bridge on Wednesday, heaped praises on Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for effective handling of the transition period. Laxman said: “He has done very well as far as the transition […]