“What could have been a glorious farewell tour of Australia for Sachin Tendulkar has turned into [...]
MUMBAI: Under-performers Rohit Sharma and Suresh Raina need to tighten up their batting considerably with the former in need of improving the shot selection and the latter requiring to play the short balls with more conviction, feels former India skipper Dilip Vengsarkar.
In an interview, the former chief [...]
AUCKLAND: Pacer Marchant de Lange picked up four wickets on his one-day international debut as South Africa completed a 3-0 clean sweep against New Zealand with a five-wicket victory in the third and final ODI on Saturday.
South Africa’s bowlers bundled out New Zealand [...]
Watching young Virat Kohli take Sri Lanka’s bowling apart in Hobart on Tuesday, one was reminded of Aristotle’s famous line: “Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because youth is sweet and they are growing.”
The Greek philosopher’s immortal quote from Nicomachean Ethics, his best-known work on human [...]
BRISBANE: A woeful India out of the equation, Australia and Sri Lanka will battle it out in best-of-three finals with the spirited islanders well-equipped to upstage the hosts in the summit clashes starting on Sunday.
Mahela Jayawardene and his men have beaten Australia in three straight games and what’s [...]
MELBOURNE: Dumped from the one-day squad, former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting said it might actually help him prolong his Test career as he would be able to maintain the highest fitness levels.
MELBOURNE: Sri Lankan cricketers, who have punched much above their weight by reaching the finals of the ongoing ODI tri-series by ousting India, will not get a single penny for these matches even after the release of their outstanding payments dating back to last year’s World Cup.
Sri Lanka’s cricketers [...]
AUCKLAND: South African pacer Marchant de Lange took 4/46 as the tourists bowled out New Zealand for 206 runs in Saturday’s third and final one-day international.
He was helped by Hashim Amla who held three catches from de Lange’s bowling, while Faf du Plessis [...]
BRISBANE: The vanquished Indian cricket team, barring a couple of players, traced its way back to home on Saturday, drawing curtains on a disastrous Australian tour during which it lost more than it gained.