Pant to replace Dhawan who is ruled out for rest of World Cup

“Shikhar Dhawan has fractured the base of the metacarpal (bone) of his left hand. His hand will remain in cast till mid-July which rules him out of the ICC 2019 World Cup,” team’s administrative manager Sunil Subramanium told mediapersons. Continue Reading

A wave of waves

Poll pundits predicting poll prospects seem pretty sure there is no wave this time. How off the mark! If only these ‘experts’ were to see with their eyes instead of perceiving with their intellect, they will realise there are only waves all over the pollscape. And seeing is believing, mind you. Continue Reading

IPL 2019: Pant blitzkrieg hoists up Delhi Capitals in eliminator

Young Keemo Paul gave the finishing touches to a Rishabh Pant-blitzkrieg as Delhi Capitals beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by two wickets in a nerve-wracking IPL eliminator here Wednesday. Continue Reading

CSK coach credits MI with playing nice brand of cricket

Mumbai Indians continued its success at Chepauk, by winning the all-important Qualifier 1 against Chennai Super Kings by six wickets to book a spot in the summit clash of the IPL 2019. After winning the toss, CSK opted to bat first. On a slow pitch the batsmen could not get going and losing wickets early on also did not help CSK’s cause. Continue Reading

Cork praises speedster Saini

Speedster Navdeep Saini was impressive in the ongoing edition of the IPL and has rightly caught the attention of former England medium pacer Dominic Cork, who says India will have a massive future with him. Saini picked up 11 wickets… Continue Reading

“Lack of unity on field landed KKR in trouble”

Kolkata Knight Riders’ assistant coach Simon Katich admitted that there was tension on the field within their ranks, and said the string of six losses had contributed to the change in dynamics within the group in their disappointing IPL campaign… 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

IPL 2019: Can CSK break the jinx against Mumbai Indians?

Finally, four teams have made it to the qualifiers. And three among them are the usual suspects – Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians & Sunrisers Hyderabad. Call it a surprise, Delhi Capitals, led by Shreyas Iyer, comprising young players, is also in the list. Continue Reading

IPL 2019: A must-win game for Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knights

Staring at elimination, two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will lock horns in a battle of survival in Friday’s Indian Premier League (IPL) match. The two teams are languishing at the bottom half of the table and need to win today to keep alive their remote play-off chances. Continue Reading