NEW DELHI: Sunil Gavaskar feels Mahendra Singh Dhoni is still the best bet for India’s captaincy and wants the BCCI to wait for some time before zeroing in on the candidate who might take over from him in future.
Criticised for his unimpressive captaincy and performance [...]
SYDNEY: Under-fire Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni got much-needed support from former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram who said the “hullabaloo” about his leadership is “ill-timed” as speculated replacement Virender Sehwag is not qualified for the job.
“The entire hullabaloo around MS Dhoni’s captaincy is extremely [...]
MELBOURNE: West Indian batting legend Brian Lara’s knowledge of how to amass big scores at rapid rate without putting his wicket at risk makes him a “superior” batsman of his era than Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting, writes former Australian captain Ian Chappell.
Chappell said Lara’s remarkable feat [...]
SYDNEY: Facing severe criticism for his unimpressive captaincy and performances in Test cricket, under-fire Mahendra Singh Dhoni has offered to quit the leadership role in the longer format of the game if the BCCI feels there is a better replacement waiting in the wings.
Dhoni said if somebody could do a better [...]
NEW DELHI: Following the Pakistan cricket team has often been a veritable health hazard for their supporters, pledging allegiance to a supremely talented but highly fractious bunch that would veer from the sublime to the ridiculous in the blink of an eye.
Even at the start of this decade, the [...]
SYDNEY: Their reputation bruised and battered after the humiliating loss in the Test series, India will be desperate to turn their fortunes around and restore some pride in the limited overs matches, starting with the first T20 against Australia on Wednesday.
The Indians slumped to their lowest ebb in the longer version [...]
“He’s an interesting character, he plays good cricket, he’s someone who can play his strokes, he’s very [...]
SYDNEY: Test wicketkeeper Brad Haddin says he has been dropped from Australia’s one-day squad due to poor form, rather than being rested.
Haddin was omitted in favor of understudy Matthew Wade on Monday for the first three matches of the limited-overs tri-series against India and Sri Lanka, with [...]
KOLKATA: Team India’s dismal show Down Under, adding up to an eight-Test losing streak abroad, has sent the cricket fraternity scurrying for answers. Imran Khan has some sound advice for the administrators of the game in the country, and he began by reminding everyone that Twenty20 cricket can’t produce Test [...]
NEW DELHI/BANGALORE: Even as the dust is yet to settle on Team India’s disastrous show in Australia, Indian cricket’s moneymaking jamboree is back. The Indian Premier League, the world’s richest cricket tournament, will hold an auction in Bangalore on February 4, where as many as 144 players would be on [...]