Pandya’s six-hitting ability is special

Good length not good on flat Indian pitches  Australia dismissed the first three Indian batsmen with reasonably full-length deliveries and the next two well-set batsmen with the short ball. While the good-length ball mostly serves the purpose of keeping batsmen...

Tendulkar and Kohli in ODI chases: who’s better?

This article follows on from this one, which asked how Virat Kohli ranked in comparison to ODI greats of the past, such as Sachin Tendulkar and Viv Richards. A central reason for the high regard in which observers hold Virat Kohli is his record in...

Patriots march into final after stellar bowling show

St Kitts and Nevis Patriots are one step away from completing a remarkable worst-to-first turnaround after defeating Trinbago Knight Riders by 38 runs on Tuesday night at the Brian Lara Stadium in Trinidad. Coming off the back of a...

Yasir Shah joins Trinbago Knight Riders

Yasir Shah, the Pakistan legspinner, will join Trinbago Knight Riders as the team makes a bid for its second Caribbean Premier League title. It will be the 31-year old's second stint in T20 franchise cricket abroad, having played for...

Another upward spike in the Hardik Pandya graph

Sunday's Chepauk crowd reserved their loudest cheers for just three Indian batsmen. Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni were two of the more obvious choices who commanded that sort of love, but so did India's 23-year-old No.7. The circumstance in...

101 ODI Stumpings, 100 International Fifties, 124 Not Outs – MS Dhoni Is Leading...

At 36, MS Dhoni is in the twilight of his career. In a couple of years, his career should be over, but as of now he is still leading the side, but from the sidelines. Since he gave up the skipper, Dhoni...

BCCI to challenge Kerala High Court order on Sreesanth ban

The BCCI has challenged a Kerala High Court judgement from last month, which had ordered the board to lift its life ban on fast bowler Sreesanth. The BCCI had banned Sreesanth in 2013 for his alleged involvement in the Indian Premier League corruption...

Dhoni’s Chennai homecoming

It was the sixth over of India's innings. Manish Pandey had become the third victim of the early Nathan Coulter-Nile hostility, leading to collective shrugs from all around. But the half-full Chepauk suddenly realised what that meant. The tone...