Virat Kohli reclaims top spot in ICC T20 rankings, India still No. 1

Virat Kohli

Powered by his brilliant knocks in the ICC World T20 so far, Indian batsman Virat Kohli became the top-ranked batsman in the ICC rankings, while India remained static at the No.1 spot in the team list. Kohli, who averages 92 after scoring 184 runs in four matches at a strike-rate of over 132, had entered…

Mahendra Singh Dhoni becomes first skipper to win five major tournaments

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

After India’s triumph in the Asia Cup on Sunday, Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the first captain in cricket history to win five major tournaments. Dhoni has now led India to ICC World T20, ICC Cricket World Cup, ICC Champions Trophy, Asia Cup and Asia Cup T20 wins. The wicketkeeper-batsman was in final, hitting a huge…

Lasith Malinga hints at retirement post World Twenty20

Lasith Malinga

Sri Lanka’s T20 captain and strike bowler Lasith Malinga has hinted that he might call time on his international career after the ICC World T20 in India as he is finding it difficult to manage a grave knee injury. At the post-match media conference, Malinga was asked if he would like to quit after the…

Brendon McCullum announces retirement from international cricket

Brendon McCullum

New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum on Tuesday announced that he will retire from international cricket after the Test series against Australia in February next year. The 34-year-old McCullum will become the first cricketer to play 100 consecutive Test matches when he takes the field in New Zealand’s first Test against Australia in Wellington from February 12. The second Test of that series – starting at Hagley Oval in…

MS Dhoni is still the safest keeper in world cricket, says Nayan Mongia

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Notwithstanding criticism that Mahendra Singh Dhoni is losing his midas touch, former Indian stumper Nayan Mongia believes the Indian skipper is still the safest wicketkeeper in the world and should lead India at least till next year’s ICC World T20. After facing a barrage of criticism for his lack of batting form and leadership qualities,…

Mahendra Singh Dhoni still waiting for elusive fifty in T20 internationals

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is inarguably one of India’s finest finisher in the shortest format but there is one little piece of statistic which the ‘Captain Cool’ wouldn’t certainly be amused and would like to change it during the course of fifth ICC World T20. Believe it or not, the captain is yet to score his…