The entire sport of cricket is ill.
While Test skipper Virat Kohli was chosen to lead the ICC ODI Team of the Year.
How do we make cricket interesting across formats again? Can bilateral series regain their charm? The possible answer comes from a source that rarely gets its just dues: women’s cricket. In the 2013 Women’s Ashes Series, a new points system was tried out…
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DUBAI -- Veteran cricket administrator Shashank Manohar was today elected unopposed as International Cricket Council (ICC)'s first independent Chairman, two days after he stepped down from the post of...
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Shashank Manohar today stepped down as BCCI president barely seven months after being appointed for a second term in place of the late Jagmohan Dalmiya and is all set to take over as first independent...
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Cricket, they say, is a 'gentlemen's game'. Played by mortals. Hence, each time 'god' and his allies played against the mortals, they had a tendency to ignore a sledge. Walk away from a verbal contest. Be humble and gracious. And we all know that's not how mortals play cricket these days. Especially those Aussies. So the successor to 'god' had to be a human. An ambitious, arrogant, aggressive, sledging, tattooed human. And that's everything that Virat Kohli is, and a bit more.
It was once again India's premier batsman Virat Kohli who stood tall as Pakistan's India jinx continued at the World Cup with the hosts thrashing the arch-rival by six wickets in the high voltage Worl...
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Google is getting everyone ready for the upcoming cricket World T20 by dedicating a doodle to the India vs New Zealand match. The T20 world cup is being played in India this year and the first match o...
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Cricket is akin to religion in India. Although other sports are gaining popularity, Cricket World Cups turn into an adrenaline-charged festival here. This year T20 World Cup is taking place in India a...
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KARACHI -- In a late night development, the departure of Pakistan team for India for the World T20 has been put on hold by the Pakistan Cricket Board. PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan said the Interior Min...
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The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), for me, is a sacred place. It's my boyhood cricketing dream. A solemn shrine for those smitten by a cricketing romance. The Colosseum of modern-day cricket. Australia is my adopted home now, and has been since I migrated to Melbourne from India in 1999. I did not move to Melbourne by design but for a cricket lover like me, destiny could not have dealt me a better hand.
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Cricket commentators manage to repeat the same overused phrases so many times during the course of a match, and with such great alacrity, that one wonders how many broken TVs (or heads) might have resulted were there no mute button. A part of the reason for this unending stream of inanity is the BCCI's stringent commentary guidelines...
I've been following cricket ever since I was a child and I love the game more than most. Yet in recent years, I find myself alternating between great interest in it to downright indifference. I am currently in the "who cares" phase and it has reached a point where I frankly couldn't be bothered to watch a single ball being bowled. So, why don't I give a hoot about any of it? I decided to do some introspection.
I looked up to re-check the status of my flight on the TV screen in front of me. The flight status still read "delayed". So I rapidly proceeded to get back to reading the magazine in my hands. As my eyes manoeuvred themselves back to the magazine, I registered a vaguely familiar face opposite me. So, I looked up again. This time with a jerk.