Our selection of interesting news and opinion from the day's newspapers.
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Virender Sehwag has announced his retirement from international cricket, a day before his 37th birthday, according to multiple reports. India's former opening batsman who currently plays Ranji Trophy...
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Zaheer Khan, 37, among India's most successful bowlers, has announced his retirement from international and first-class cricket. He will, however, continue to play in the IPL for one more season. With...
One may say that unpredictability has been the flavour of IPL auctions ever since the first bid was made before the first season in early 2008. Bids tend to go haywire and calculations topsy-turvy. Even so, a record Rs 16 crore paid by Delhi Daredevils for Yuvraj Singh, rejected by the national selectors for the ongoing World Cup, was sensational stuff.
New Delhi: Indian vice-captain Virat Kohli has overtaken Sachin Tendulkar as the most followed Indian sportsperson on Twitter, though the iconic cricketer still holds the number two spot a year after...