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Murali Vijay: Then and Now

India opener Murali Vijay gave credit to  the Test opportunities he got in the last couple of years for his success, and claims they have turned him into a confident player.  The 31-year-old, who made his Test debut against...

Asia Cup 2016 in T20 Format

Change is the only constant. The game is constantly altered. The Asia Cup 2016 is in for a radical change. The cup will now be played in the T20 format, the sole reason being the T20 World Cup in 2015 in India....

Rohit Sharma Disappointed

Mumbai Indians were found wanting for the fourth time on the trot  after a six-wicket thrashing at the hands of Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium on Friday. Mumbai recovered from 12 for 3 and eventually posted 183...
Kevin Pietersen

‘Pietersen could play in the Ashes’ – Clarke

Australia Test captain Michael Clarke expects exiled England batsman Kevin Pietersen to feature in the forthcoming Ashes series.Speaking at his unveiling as Melbourne Stars captain for the next two seasons, Clarke suggested his fellow 34-year-old could not only earn...
Pravin Tambe

Pravin Tambe’s Fairy Tale Career

Rajasthan Royals' veteran spinner Pravin Tambe on Friday was all praise for his team and credited the franchise for his seemingly wonderful stint in the IPL."There is something about the Rajasthan Royals that makes me want to perform for...

Who’ll be the England cricket team director?

In the wake of the departure of Paul Downton as the managing director of the England cricket team, the England Cricket Board has started looking for a man for the newly created role of director. Former captains Andrew Strauss...

Can Ajmal Bring Back His Magic?

Ajmal, the famous offspinner, is back with a reworked action even as Bangladesh fancies its chances against a visiting side with fresh faces and depleted by injuries.Pakistan’s mystery spinner Saeed Ajmal returns back to action from today in the...

Lack Of Money Forced Brendan Taylor To Retire

Zimbabwe's retired cricketer Brendan Taylor has admitted that the lack of financial security was the reason behind his decision to quit international cricket after the World Cup.Taylor amassed an impressive 433 runs, including two centuries, to finish fourth on...