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 [...]
HYDERABAD: Having re-established their hegemony in the familiar environs of home with three successive Test wins against Australia, India should strive to once again become a force to reckon with in the alien conditions abroad, feels former captain Sourav Ganguly.
Observing that teams like England and South Africa perform [...]
NEW DELHI: The Feroz Shah Kotla pitch for the fourth and final Test between India and Australia has come under criticism from the former players, who have termed the track as a “three-day” wicket.
The pitch, which has cracks on it, saw some balls keeping low, while others flying off [...]
CHANDIGARH: There was a time when India’s slip cordon was an enviable one. The bucket-like hands of Rahul Dravid at first slip, the soft hands of VVS Laxman at second slip, and if required, at third slip there was the ever-dependable Virender Sehwag. After Rahul Dravid and VVS [...]
HYDERABAD: Putting all speculations to rest about his alleged strained relationship with Mahendra Singh Dhoni, former India batsman VVS Laxman on Friday said that the Jharkhand dasher is the best person to lead the Indian team.
“Dhoni is a fantastic player and I believe he is the best person [...]