All focus on Dhoni’s future and Kohli’s availability

The 38-year old Dhoni, whose finishing abilities with the bat has been on the wane, would be the centre of discussion amid speculation that the Jharkhand player is contemplating retirement even though he hasn’t spoken about it till now. Dhoni’s selection or omission would be an indicator of things to come in the future. Continue Reading

We are sad but not disappointed: Kohli

Kohli was particularly happy for Ravindra Jadeja, who put up a lion-hearted show with the bat. ‘I don’t think we had to say anything to Jadeja after what happened over the last one week. He was quite ready to just get on to the park, to be honest (smiles),’ Kohli said with obvious reference to Sanjay Manjrejar’s ‘bits and pieces’ cricketer remark. Continue Reading

World Cup semi-final: Indian prayers go unanswered as New Zealand show class

New Zealand have booked a place in Sunday’s final at Lord’s. They await the winner of the second semi-final between Australia and England Thursday. Continue Reading

World Cup: Advantage Team India in semifinals, say cricket-lovers

However, the worry is the middle order. Dhoni has been a little slow towards the death, while Pant’s inexperience showed in the last couple of matches. Dinesh Karthik had spent very little time at the crease. Continue Reading

Can we repeat ’83 magic?

In 1983, India created history when they lifted the cricket World Cup in England. Considered underdogs, the boys, then led by a determined Kapil Dev, went on to win the trophy. Continue Reading

Mumbai Indians have upper hand over CSK in IPL 2019 finals Sunday

Mumbai will be well-rested following a four-day break and backing themselves for a fourth win over Dhoni’s side this season and fourth IPL title. Continue Reading

Battle between youngsters (DC) and veterans (CSK) for spot in IPL final

The young and energetic Delhi Capitals (DC), having won their first IPL knockout match after defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad last night, are now gearing up for the Chennai Super Kings challenge, when the teams meet in the qualifier 2 at ACA-VDCA Stadium in Visakhapatnam Friday. Continue Reading

Patchy CSK banking on home advantage

Handed a reality check in their last league fixture, defending champions Chennai Super Kings would bank on home advantage to seal their place in the summit clash when they take on a confident Mumbai Indians in the Qualifier 1 of… Continue Reading