Pathan and Tiwary script a famous win

India's victory in the fourth one dayer played at Bangalore was spectacular to say the least.  Though Yusuf Pathan was the star, India could not have won without the those crucial contributions from Sourabh Tiwary and Rohit Sharma.  Parthiv Patel...

England win Adelaide Test, create history.

Over the years there has been a big debate in cricket and that is the role of captain in the team.  Many have argued that it a captain who is instrumental in the team winning matches.  Experts have attributed it to the tactical brilliance of...

England has a chance of creating history

The 5 match Ashes series to be played between England and hosts Australia between 25th November 2010 to 7th January 2011 will be keenly watched by English and Aussie fans because for the first time in many years the outcome of the series cannot be...

Onus on bowlers to finish of Nagpur Test

Team India had one of the easiest days in their Test history on the third day of the third and final test played in Nagpur.  With a lead of 99 runs Indian batsmen had just one thing to do and that is go for personal glory without worrying about...

India in total control of Nagpur Test

In the ongoing test series played between New Zealand and India, the hosts find themselves in a dominant position for the first ever time in the series after the end of second days play at Nagpur.  After having drawn the first two tests New Zealand...

Dhoni missed a trick in Ahmedabad Test

The first test match between New Zealand and India played at Ahmedabad during 4th to 8 thNovember ended in a draw.  However both teams would have mixed feelings with the end result. To begin with a depleted New Zealand were not expected to last...

Sehwag more destructive than Richards

Three things have never changed in the minds of millions of cricket lovers across the world.  Firstly Sir Don Bradman is considered the best batsman ever to play the game.  Secondly Sachin Tendulkar is second only to the legendary Don and thirdly...

Tendulkar in ESPN Cricinfo World Eleven

The World 11 picked by ESPN Cricinfo has been great news for cricket fans all over the world.  The true value of a player or for that matter a performer in any field has been forgotten by successive generations with the passage of time.  While the...

Planned Retirements to groom Youngsters

Indian cricket is on a high these days in test matches.  They are ranked number one in the world with their nearest rivals South Africa nowhere near them.  India have 130 points against 119 and in terms of rating points they are far ahead of them. ...

Bangladesh thrash New Zealand 4-0

While the entire country was talking about Sachin Tendulkar's exploits against Australia which resulted in a historic 2-0 series sweep for India, the premier all rounder in the world cricket and Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hassan scripted a...

Wasted opportunities by Ponting

The recently concluded test series between Australia and India would haunt Ricky Ponting for  many years and it is not because of the fact that he lost the series because the way in which it was lost.  The bitter truth is that in a game one team...

Sachin ranked number one by ICC

Sachin Tendulkar has been in extraordinary form for the past 2-3 years and that has not been nothing new for him or for millions of his followers because he has shown phases of brilliance innumerable times in his illustrious career apart from being...

Sachin & Laxman heroies of famous series win.

India thrashed Australia by 7 wickets on the final day of the second test to win the two match series 2-0.  By winning the series India reiterated their status as the number one team in the world while skipper M S Dhoni and master blaster Sachin...

Bangalore Test interestingly poised

Sachin Tendulkar smashed yet another double century in his illustrious career.  The double century which came in the first session of fourth days play at Bangalore aginst his favourite foe Australia is his sixth in test matches and the second in...

Sachin now 20 centuries ahead of Don

Sachin Tendulkar blasted yet another ton, the 49th in his test career.  Sachin Tendulkars unbeaten 191 at the end of third days play at Bangalore was his 11th against the once all conquering Aussies and while the entire cricketing world is debating...

14000 runs for Great Sachin Tendulkar

Everything seems to be going right for Sachin Tendulkar on and off the field.  After being conferred with the honorary rank of "Group Captain" by Indian Air Force off the field in recognition of his exemplary achievements on the cricketfield,...

Dhoni committed 4 Tactical blunders

The fourth day of the first test match played between India and Australia has been the most exciting one.  Firstly credit should be given to Australians for playing positive cricket by going after the bowling while Indians did an excellent job to...

Indians collapse after Sachins miss.

When Sachin Tendulkar got out for 98 millions of his fans felt disappointed as a century was there for his taking in his pursuit of 100 centuries in international cricket but little would have they thought that his dismissal would have turned the...

Ponting under Pressure

The first test match between India and Australia starts today at Mohali and Ricky Ponting finds himself in a situation which he was not accustomed in the past as he finds himself at a stage of his career where there is enormous pressure on him to...

100 Test Heroes

When Daniel Vettori played his 100th Test Match against Australia at Hamilton on 27th March 2010 the game of cricket completed a unique half century as the New Zealand skipper became the 50th player in the history of Test Cricket to play 100 Test...

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