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Chief Minister of Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, made a blunder during a felicitation ceremony organised by the state government at the Eden Gardens  to celebrate Kolkata Knight Riders’ triumph in the recently concluded 7th edition of the IPL. The Trinamool Congress chief congratulated team owner Juhi Chawla instead of Piyush Chawla for playing a crucial cameo [...]

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KKR’s memorable win in a hotly contested final over pre-match favorites, KXIP, thanks to the last over pyrotechnics by the prodigiously talented Piyush Chawla – who rounded off a dream day by attempting a header to snag a memorable caught and bowled in the first innings – may have warmed the cockles of KKR and [...]

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Deeply disappointed with the Chennai Super Kings ending their IPL journey without winning yet again, former BCCI President N Srinivasan has announced that he will be dissociating himself from all forms of the gentleman’s game. Srinivasan will, instead, float another league, pitting against one another the best Candy Crush gamers from all over the world [...]

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Yusuf Pathan’s sudden and unexpected return to form has pleasantly surprised the entire country and the newly elected BJP government is trying to cash in here too. Party leaders are quick to point out that Pathan’s good run with the bat coincided with BJP’s victory in the elections and this is proof that minorities will [...]

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The Supreme Court of India appealed to former BCCI President, Chennai Super Kings owner, Dhoni’s mentor and the father-in-law of cricket enthusiasm, N. Srinivasan, to conduct a thorough self-probe into the betting and corruption charges brought on against him, citing lack of time, resources, and most importantly, the ironclad resolve (all of which Mr Srinivasan [...]

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SP leader Azam Khan lambasted Indian captain MS Dhoni, noting that the exclusion of Mohammed Shami from the team cost India this year’s T-20 World Cup. “Just as Muslims won the Kargil war for India, Muslims also won the 2007 T-20 and 2011 World cups for us. Who can forget the exploits of Zaheer Khan [...]

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Flamboyant liquor baron, Vijay Mallya, has transferred Yuvjaj Singh from RCB to Kingfisher Airlines. Not long back, Yuvraj Singh had emerged as the star pick in IPL auctions with Mallya’s RCB picking him up for a whopping 14 crores. After Yuvi’s nightmarish outing in the finals, however, Mallya is having second thoughts about the contract. [...]

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A bunch of stones that were pelted at the residence of star Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, post his disastrous performance in the ICC T20 World Cup finals against Sri Lanka, have been found to be less hard than the hearts of those who pelted them. The conclusion was deduced at a local police station in [...]

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So, India won yet another semi-final under Dhoni’s captaincy, South Africa lost yet another one, done in gently choked by a classy Kohli innings. Our cricket Facebook correspondent, Mark Zuckerpandian, brings you post match reactions from the social media: (Translation: Chup chap kone mein jaake baith ja: Shut up and go sit in a corner)

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A South African player, whose name has been withheld, choked on his food on the eve of the crunch match against India and has been admitted to the Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hospital in Dhaka as a precautionary measure. Shedding further light on the incident, Coach Russel Domingo said, “We had a hard-work out at the nets and [...]

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