Indian cricket’s most serious moments of crisis have led to some fighting comebacks. In fact, such has been the trend that the worse the crisis, the better has been the fightback. Here’s a look at how, when the game touched a big low, cricketers got together to give it all a new high…
BANGALORE: In a different time, in a different context, an American president hailed eternal vigilance as the price of liberty. The BCCI holds little store for eternal vigilance or liberty, but understands the concept of price exceptionally well and employs it in truly remarkable fashions, including keeping its players in check.
NEW DELHI: His talent was unquestionable but Shikhar Dhawan’s success can be attributed to the fact that he has started to value his wicket a lot more, feels former star VVS Laxman.
“I have known him for many years. He is a talented and skillful player. He has done really well [...]
VIJAYAWADA: Former India batsman VVS Laxman on Tuesday stressed on the need for good coaches to train budding cricketers at academies.
“The students who enrol in the cricket academies should also pursue their ambition with dedication and commitment,” Laxman told reporters after inaugurating Andhra Cricket Association’s Central Zone Academy at Mangalagiri [...]
MOHALI: The severe bashing they received from Chennai had an impact on them but Sunrisers Hyderabad are determined to not repeat their mistakes in the remainder of the tournament, SRH mentor VVS Laxman said on Friday.
“You have to be really positive, definitely you get really hurt when you [...]
NEW DELHI: Senior Delhi Daredevils opener Virender Sehwag batted for around 25 minutes during the team’s customary net session as pacer Morne Morkel hinted that the batsman might just be ready to play his first match of the sixth edition of Indian Premier League.
HYDERABAD: Retired Indian Test batsman VVS Laxman says mentoring IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad and doing commentary is his way of giving something back to the game of cricket which gave him “everything”.
“I am experiencing various things. It is great to be contributing back [...]
KOLKATA: Dogged by myriad controversies but glamorous nonetheless, the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League will kick off on Tuesday with what promises to be a glitzy opening ceremony featuring Bollywood stars and international rapper Pitbull.
Flying drummers, Chinese percussionists, fireworks, and some of [...]
BANGALORE: Not many cricketers — former or current — can match the grace of former Indian batsman GR Viswanath.
While his technical brilliance shone on the pitch during his playing days, his mild demeanour and simplicity made him a favourite among friends and rivals.
Viswanath showed that [...]
NEW DELHI: For the next eight months Indian cricketers can relax and savour the best ever series victory in their 80-year Test history against an Australian team dubbed the worst in recent memory.
Without getting unduly excited about the team’s showing, can we honestly say the series against Australia has enhanced the [...]
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