Chris Gayle

Clash of the titans! Virat Kohli v Chris Gayle in World T20 semi-finals

Chris Gayle is determined to grab the World Twenty20 limelight back from in-form Virat Kohli when the West Indies and India clash in a mouthwatering semi-final in Mumbai on Thursday.  The destructive opener smashed an unbeaten century, which included 11 sixes, in the West Indies’ opening win against England but has only batted once since, making just four. Kohli has been the star of the tournament so far, expertly guiding

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Rohit Sharma to feature in sixth successive ICC World T20

India’s limited overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, star opener Rohit Sharma and middle-order specialist Yuvraj Singh are set to make their sixth successive appearance at the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 tournament, which is scheduled to start in India next month. The 27-day tournament begins in Nagpur on March 8 with a total of 19 men from all countries set to feature in their sixth straight event, while 29

After KKR, Shah Rukh Khan buys CPL franchise Trinidad & Tobago

Bollywood star actor Shah Rukh Khan entered a new venture in the sporting fraternity as he bought the Trinidad & Tobago franchise in the Caribbean Premier League. According to a report published in Times of India, the star actor, who already owns the extremely popular franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), has invested in the franchise with KKR co-owners Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta. Hollywood stars Mark Wahlberg and

Andre Russell says he is best T20 player in the world

Be it with bat or ball, Andre Russell has been the undisputed star for the Kolkata Knight Riders this season. Before Saturday’s game against Rajasthan Royals, Russell had scored 289 runs in 12 matches at a strike rate of 193.95, while also picking 11 wickets at an impressive strike rate of 20.00. Moreover, he has single-handedly won them games from losing positions. But strangely, this Jamaican all-rounder was a complete

KKR vs RCB: Ferocious Chris Gayle blows Kolkata away

Chris Gayle hammered the Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers into submission with a breathtaking 96 that guided Royal Challengers Bangalore to a three-wicket victory in an Indian Premier League encounter here today. Chasing a victory target of 178, Gayle singlehandedly tore apart the home team attack as his 56 ball innings had seven boundaries and an equal number of sixes as the five-pronged KKR spin attack was taken to cleaners. When

Chris Gayle slams first double ton in World Cup history

After having a poor start to the tournament, West Indies opener Chris Gayle was back in form as he slammed the first double century in World Cup history. Gayle, who could score just 40 runs in the first two innings of the prestigious event, made a mockery of the Zimbabwe bowling attack and also created history by becoming the only non-Indian cricketer to score a double ton in ODIs. Gayle also

Nikita Miller replaces Sunil Narine in Windies WC squad

Left-arm spinner Nikita Miller has been roped into the West Indies squad for the upcoming World Cup in place of Sunil Narine, who backed out of the squad. Earlier in the week, Narine withdrew from the squad citing that he needs more time to rectify his bowling actions and confidently bowl for sustained period with his new action. The off-spin wizard has undergone intense remedial work after being suspended from

Jason Holder replaces Dwayne Bravo as West Indies ODI captain

Jason Holder replaced Dwayne Bravo as captain of the West Indies one-day international side on Saturday, less than two months out from the Cricket World Cup. Holder, who turned 23 last month, was named to lead the squad in the five ODIs in South Africa starting on January 16, after the three Tests and three Twenty20s. Holder, a fast-bowling allrounder, has played 21 ODIs since his debut in February 2013

Gayle blasts ton as West Indies start campaign with easy win

Opener Chris Gayle was at his attacking best as he smashed a 100-ball 109 to fashion an easy six-wicket victory for the West Indies against Sri Lanka in the opening match of the Tri-nation One-Day series here. The big-hitting Gayle blasted nine fours and seven sixes in front of his home crowd to make an easy work of the 209-run target at the Sabina Park. This was Gayle’s 21st ODI

Punjab Crush Bangalore To Keep Playoffs Hopes Alive

Adam Gilchrist played a blinder of an innings to help Kings XI Punjab register an emphatic 7-wicket victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore and keep the playoffs race wide open. Gilchrist led from the front as he remained unbeaten on 85 off 54 balls. Gilly’s flamboyant knock was studded with 10 fours and three sixes. Rajagopal Sathish smacked a four towards mid on to take Punjab to victory target for 175

David Miller Kills RCB

David Miller played one of the finest knock of the IPL season to snatch victory for Kings XI Punjab from the jaws of defeat against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the PCA stadium on Monday. His 38-ball hundred resurrected Kings XI from 64 for 4 and he was chiefly responsible for the 99-run blaze scored in the last five overs of the chase to pull off a coup against a team