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Monga: Clock ticking on Dhoni, the T20 finisher
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Monga: Clock ticking on Dhoni, the T20 finisher

November 8th, 2017 | by admin
When VVS Laxman, well renowned for his optimism as a player and a pundit, practically asks an India legend to retire, while representing the host broadcaster no less, it must have got really bad for that player. When the said...
Unfair to target MS Dhoni – Virat Kohli
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Unfair to target MS Dhoni – Virat Kohli

November 8th, 2017 | by admin
India captain Virat Kohli has spoken out in support of MS Dhoni, pointing to his importance in the team and emphasising on Dhoni’s fitness despite his age. Questions were raised about Dhoni’s strike rate and his...
‘A Mumbai player is quietly arrogant’
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‘A Mumbai player is quietly arrogant’

November 8th, 2017 | by admin
The culture, ethos and spirit of Mumbai cricket has always been singular, forward-thinking and an example to other states in India. As they gear up for their 500th Ranji Trophy match, Milind Rege, a former Mumbai captain, talks...
Friendship, understanding Mumbai’s strength – Tendulkar
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Friendship, understanding Mumbai’s strength – Tendulkar

November 8th, 2017 | by admin
It was an evening to celebrate Mumbai cricket, more specifically the team’s 500th Ranji Trophy game that will begin on Thursday against Baroda. At a function organised by the Mumbai Cricket Association at the Bandra-Kurla...
How Raina’s form mirrors UP’s steady decline
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How Raina’s form mirrors UP’s steady decline

November 8th, 2017 | by admin
It’s the first innings and Uttar Pradesh have lost two wickets at lunch after being put in by Delhi. Suresh Raina, their captain, is yet to come in. It will be his ninth innings of the first-class season when he does, and...
Yay, we got Test status! Now what?
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Yay, we got Test status! Now what?

November 7th, 2017 | by admin
At the end of the film The Candidate, after he has been elected to the US Senate, Robert Redford’s character, Bill McKay, turns to his campaign strategist and asks: “What do we do now?” McKay never gets an...
Starc’s second hat-trick delivers victory for NSW
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Starc’s second hat-trick delivers victory for NSW

November 7th, 2017 | by admin
New South Wales 270 (Smith 76, Richardson 4-47) and 6 for 300 dec (Smith 127, Patterson 66) beat Western Australia 176 (Bancroft 76*, Starc 4-56) and 223 (S Marsh 91, Starc 3-41) by 171 runs Mitchell Starc became the first bowler...
Maxwell fires second fifty as Victoria claim draw
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Maxwell fires second fifty as Victoria claim draw

November 7th, 2017 | by admin
South Australia 322 (Lehmann 103, Boland 4-71 ) and 8 for 370 dec (Ferguson 182*, Lehmann 93, Tremain 3-60) drew with Victoria 345 (Harris 103, Sayers 3-62, Worrall 3-62) and 8 for 273 (Maxwell 64, Mennie 4-39) Ashes aspirant...
ECB seeks ‘balance of censure and support’ in Stokes case – Harrison
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ECB seeks ‘balance of censure and support’ in Stokes case – Harrison

November 7th, 2017 | by admin
Tom Harrison, the chief executive of the ECB, has given the clearest indication yet that Ben Stokes could be back in England’s plans sooner rather than later, after admitting that the board was keen to “rehabilitate...
‘Amnesty’ not enough without better salaries – Sammy
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‘Amnesty’ not enough without better salaries – Sammy

November 7th, 2017 | by admin
There is no point offering “amnesty” to West Indies’ freelance T20 stars if the board does not pay them better. This was the opinion expressed by Darren Sammy, the former West Indies captain, during an interview...