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Inspired by Harsha Bhogle’s column ‘Missing Virender Sehwag’, Indian skipper Dhoni has penned his own thoughts on yesteryear T20 bowling legend, Joginder Sharma, the man who won us our one and only T20 World Cup and ushered in the IPL era. Here it is: Well, of course, I think I am missing Joginder Sharma. To [...]

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Earlier the subject of ridicule, Anushka Sharma’s name is now taken in awe in Indian cricketing circles for having the gumption to sit through all the five matches of the recently concluded, ultra-mega-giga boring India-Sri Lanka ODI series. Perhaps it was for love. Perhaps it was for love combined with a genuine interest in the [...]

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With the BCCI, the world’s richest cricketing board, demanding $42 million compensation for tour abandonment, the West Indies cricket board (WICB), the world’s poorest cricketing body, is looking at out of the box options to raise the amount. The Sri Lankans filling in for the West Indians has only exacerbated matters. “With broadcasters paying companies to [...]

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On a day when AIADMK cadre are prostrating before Rohit Sharma posters in addition to Amma’s, the Mumbai Indians skipper is being vilified in neighboring Sri Lanka for his unrestrained savagery. So much so that an incensed Sri Lankan Cricket (SLC) President, Jayantha Dharmadasa, has demanded $42 million in damages for inhumane butchery of the [...]

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Rohit Sharma broke 7 records on the way to 264, the highest score in the history of ODIs. Once people realized that there’s an India Sri Lanka series going on, they took to their computers / smartphones to congratulate the talented batsman. We, on the other hand, figured out a way to get hold of [...]

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There has been a lot of India-Australia bonhomie of late, outside of the Chappell household that is. The Aussie PM recently came to India, agreed to give nuclear fuel. Now, PM Modi is visiting Down Under, where he will hold a session in the MGG, no less. In parallel, the Australian team got hammered by Pakistan. [...]

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In a move that would likely go a long way in endearing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his secular detractors, the PMO has decided that he would gift a copy of Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar’s autobiography, “Playing it my way” to all the foreign heads of state he meets in future. “A lot of [...]

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After Sachin, Bhajji, Zack, VVS and Saurav, it is the turn of another cricketing great, the one and only Ravi Shastri, to spill more beans against the much reviled Greg Chappell. The 1984 Champion of Champions claims Greg once told him “all four results are possible at this stage of the game” when an ODI [...]

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The Pakistan cricket team finds itself under the scanner of ICC’s Anti-Corruption and Security Unit for match fixing once again, this time for going on to win the first Test against Australia rather convincingly. Although Pakistan outplayed Australia throughout the match, it is the unusual pattern, or rather the lack of it, on the last [...]

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Reversing his earlier decision to ‘opt out’of the first thee ODIs against Sri Lanka, MS Dhoni has decided to opt in and skip IPL 2015 instead. “Well of course I would like to freshen up but I can do that after the World Cup by skipping the IPL,” Captain Cool said about his U-turn. “I am [...]

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