Mounting debts led to cricketer Chandrashekar’s suicide

Former national selector and India and Tamilnadu cricketer VB Chandrashekar, passed away in the city after he committed suicide at his residence at Mylapore yesterday. The death of the cricketer has shocked the sports fraternity. Continue Reading

Kerala to host boat racing event modelled on IPL

A 3-month long racing tournament – Champions Boat League – will be organised in Kerala this week. The event will be hosted by Kerala Tourism and is based on the pattern of IPL cricket tournament format. Continue Reading

Another super over should decide World Cup winner: Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday endorsed a second super over to decide the winner instead of considering the boundary count if such an extraordinary situation arises like it did in the World Cup final. Continue Reading

Rohit Sharma sets world record of maximum hundreds

Star Indian batsman Rohit Sharma Saturday became the first batsman in the world to score five hundreds in a single World Cup with a magnificent 103 against Sri Lanka here, eclipsing former Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara’s earlier record of most centuries in a single edition. Continue Reading

World Cup: No need to press panic button yet, says Sachin

Pre-tournament favourites India put up a dismal show in their opening practice game, losing by six wickets to New Zealand in London Saturday. Electing to bat, India made a below-par 179, which the Kiwis chased down in 37.1 overs. Continue Reading

Brian Lara says he would rotate strike if he had to face Bumrah

“I don’t believe counter-attacking against such a good bowler is a great idea. He might have a one-off bad day and then batsmen can capitalise but generally he has had very good days. I think I would look to pay that respect,” he explained. Continue Reading

There cannot be 11 Kohlis in a team, reasons Muralitharan

You will win some games and you will also lose a few. Otherwise, every team must be filled with 11 Kohlis or Sachin Tendulkars or Don Bradmans. But that cannot happen, Muralitharan argued. Continue Reading

I have not seen a better player than Virat Kohli: Vaughan

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan believes India captain Virat Kohli is a better batsman across three formats than legends such as Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Ricky Ponting. Kohli on Sunday became the second player to score fastest 25 Test centuries. Continue Reading