Yuvraj Singh likely to be ruled out of semi-finals against West Indies

Yuvraj Singh

India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh is likely to sit out of the second semi-final of the ongoing World T20 against the West Indies on Thursday due to an ankle injury. According to sources, the team management are sweating over the various options they have on the bench, including batsman Ajinkya Rahane and all-rounder Pawan Negi. Sources…

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

Virat Kohli v Chris Gayle

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,…

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…

Vivian Richards lauds Brendon McCullum after fastest Test ton in swansong

Vivian Richards

West Indies batting legend Vivian Richards has lauded swashbuckling New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum for posting the fastest ton in Test cricket off just 54 balls, bidding adieu to the game on an incredible high. Richards, who held the record for the quickest hundred in Tests off 56 balls jointly with Pakistan’s Misbah-ul-Haq till McCullum…

Aaron Finch dumped, Steve Smith to lead Australia in World T20

Steve Smith

Aaron Finch has been dumped as Australia’s captain in the shortest form of the game and replaced by test skipper Steve Smith just a month before the start of the World Twenty20. Selectors also axed wicketkeeper Matthew Wade from the 15-man squad for the tournament in India. Test gloveman Peter Nevill, who has never played…

Shivnarine Chanderpaul should have got ‘proper send-off’: Brian Lara

Brian Lara and Chandrapaul

Batting legend Brian Lara believes that the recently retired West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul should have been afforded the time to make a graceful exit from the game. The 41-year-old Guyanese called time on his international career last week. Hailing Chanderpaul as one of the “giants of West Indies cricket”, Lara said he was disappointed…

West Indies cricket victim of excessive politics, says Dwayne Bravo

Dwayne Bravo

Former captain Dwayne Bravo has criticized the West Indies Cricket Board over its strained relationship with players and a lack of facilities for the sport in the Caribbean. Bravo, who will play with the Melbourne Renegades in Australia’s Twenty20 league, said “too much politics is killing our cricket,” and added “we’ve got the players to…

Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 6 wickets

Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians

There is no stopping Chennai Super Kings. Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s men continued their winning run in the Indian Premier League as they defeated Mumbai Indians by 6 wickets at the Wankhede Stadium on Friday. Chasing a huge 184, Chennai rode on Dwayne Smith’s 62 and Brendon McCullum’s 46 to get off to a flying start….