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  • malinga keeps his yorkers ready for rcb

    Malinga Keeps His Yorkers Ready For RCB

    Cricket | Apr 11, 2011, 05:51 PM IST

    Bangalore, Apr 11: Royal Challengers Bangalore will not just have to address Sachin Tendulkar's unsatiated hunger for runs and Kieron Pollard's blistering powerplay, but will also have to be wary of Lasith Malinga's seering yorkers

  • malinga s fiver helps mi rout dd by eight wickets

    Malinga's 'Fiver' Helps MI Rout DD By Eight Wickets

    Cricket | Apr 10, 2011, 09:00 PM IST

    New Delhi, Apr 10: Lasith Malinga bowled yorkers at will as his deadly five-wicket burst helped Mumbai Indians crush Delhi Daredevils by eight wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match here today.Electing to bat,

  • rcb start as firm favourites against kochi tuskers

    RCB Start As Firm Favourites Against Kochi Tuskers

    Cricket | Apr 08, 2011, 05:04 PM IST

    Kochi, Apr 8: Kochi Tuskers Kerala (KTK) will be aiming for a dream debut when they take on Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their opening match of the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League.For

  • sangakkara looking forward to stint with deccan chargers

    Sangakkara Looking Forward To Stint With Deccan Chargers

    Cricket | Apr 06, 2011, 08:35 PM IST

    Hyderabad, Apr 6: Deccan Chargers skipper Kumar Sangakkara today said he felt privileged to lead the city-based team in the upcoming fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and was looking forward to playing

  • akram too terms dhoni as the best indian captain

    Akram Too Terms Dhoni As The Best Indian Captain

    Cricket | Apr 05, 2011, 09:13 PM IST

    Kolkata, Apr 5: After Sachin Tendulkar, former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram has also called Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the best Indian captain for his historical World Cup triumph at home.A day after Tendulkar described Dhoni

  • sangakkara to lead deccan chargers in ipl 4

    Sangakkara To Lead Deccan Chargers In IPL 4

    Cricket | Apr 05, 2011, 10:10 AM IST

    Hyderabad, Apr 4 :  Sri Lanka skipper Kumara Sangakkara will lead the Deccan Chargers in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League, it was announced here today.Australian cricketer Cameron White will be Sangakkara's deputy

  • team india fined for slow over rate in final

    Team India Fined For Slow Over Rate In Final

    Cricket | Apr 03, 2011, 04:05 PM IST

    Mumbai, April 3: The ICC has slapped a 20 per cent match fee fine on victorious Indian skipper M S Dhoni and 10 pc match fee fine of each Team India player for the slow

  • you can t play too much to the crowds sangakkara

    You Can't Play Too Much To The Crowds: Sangakkara

    Cricket | Mar 28, 2011, 08:43 PM IST

    Colombo, Mar 28: Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara today asked his teammates to remain calm and not pay too much attention to playing to the gallery on the eve of their World Cup semi-final against

  • world cups are funny things says england skipper strauss

    World Cups Are Funny Things, Says England Skipper Strauss

    Cricket | Mar 12, 2011, 07:15 PM IST

    Chittagong, Mar 12 :  Unfazed England cricket captain Andrew Strauss insists  that the shock loss to Bangladesh has not derailed his team's World Cup campaign even though there is real risk of early elimination hovering

  • vettori to play in second odi

    Vettori To Play In Second ODI

    Cricket | Nov 30, 2010, 08:12 PM IST

    Jaipur, Nov 30: Injury-hit New Zealand today got a boost as their skipper Daniel Vettori declared his availability for second ODI while opener Brendon McCullum is still a doubtful starter for tomorrow's match at Sawai

  • vettori aims at 4000 runs 400 wickets in test cricket

    Vettori Aims At 4000 Runs, 400 Wickets In Test Cricket

    Cricket | Nov 01, 2010, 10:36 PM IST

    Ahmedabad, Nov 1: He is regarded as the best left-arm spinner in contemporary cricket, but New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori still yearns to improve and has set himself a target of 4000 runs and 400

  • kohli s century helps india to resounding win

    Kohli's Century Helps India To Resounding Win

    Cricket | Oct 20, 2010, 10:44 PM IST

    VISAKHAPATNAM: Virat Kohli struck a career-best 118 as India beat Australia by five wickets in the second one-day international on Wednesday.Kohli was supported well by Suresh Raina (71 not out) and Yuvraj Singh (58) as

  • it would be a change of role for yuvraj dhoni

    It Would Be A Change Of Role For Yuvraj: Dhoni

    Cricket | Oct 19, 2010, 04:21 PM IST

    Visakhapatnam: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday said it would be a change of role for Yuvraj Singh in the one-day series against Australia. Fighting with form and fitness, Yuvraj after being ignored for

  • strauss says ashes win would be career highlight

    Strauss Says Ashes Win Would Be Career Highlight

    Cricket | Oct 19, 2010, 04:13 PM IST

    London: England skipper Andrew Strauss has set his sights on a victorious Ashes series in Australia, telling his squad that a triumph Down Under would be a career highlight. England have not beaten Australia in

  • dhoni blames ponting s hauritz play for thrashing

    Dhoni Blames Ponting's Hauritz Play For Thrashing

    Cricket | Oct 18, 2010, 08:31 PM IST

    Sydney: Indian skipper MS Dhoni  has joined a list of sportsmen, past and present, to blast the beleaguered Australian captain. Dhoni said that Australian spin bowler Nathan Hauritz may have done better in the Test

  • ponting wanted to do a tendulkar

    Ponting Wanted To Do A 'Tendulkar'

    Cricket | Oct 14, 2010, 07:53 PM IST

    Sydney: Australia's skipper Ricky Ponting has said that his inability to play big match winning innings like Sachin Tendulkar made the difference between the two sides, with India winning the series 2-0.The seven-wicket loss to

  • india need to groom more bowlers dhoni

    India Need To Groom More Bowlers: Dhoni

    Cricket | Oct 13, 2010, 08:06 PM IST

    Bangalore, Oct 13: Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni today lauded his bowling unit for playing a pivotal role in India's 2-0 series win over Australia but said India need to groom more bowlers, especially pacers, since

  • gilchrist expresses shock over scrapping of clubs from ipl

    Gilchrist Expresses Shock Over Scrapping Of Clubs From IPL

    Cricket | Oct 11, 2010, 05:17 PM IST

    Chennai, Oct 11:Deccan Chargers skipper Adam Gilchrist today expressed "shock" at the BCCI's decision to scrap IPL franchisees Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab but hoped the fourth edition of the Twenty20 event will not

  • ponting wants to clone harbhajan

    Ponting Wants To Clone Harbhajan

    Cricket | Oct 09, 2010, 06:43 PM IST

    Sydney: A desperate Australian team's skipper Ricky Ponting, having failed to find a good spinner, is so impressed by Harbhajan that he wants Hauritz to be a clone!Ponting wants his ace off spinner Nathan Hauritz

  • ponting admits he is harbhajan singh s bunny

    Ponting Admits He Is Harbhajan Singh's 'Bunny'

    Cricket | Sep 29, 2010, 04:44 PM IST

    Sydney: Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has admitted that Harbhajan Singh is one of the few bowlers in world cricket to have dominated him down the years.Harbhajan has been a thorn in the Australian sides and