IPL 2015: 'MI'nd blowing story of a spectacular comeback

Sachin Tendulkar. Ricky Ponting. Anil Kumble. Jonty Rhodes. Robin Singh. Shane Bond. John Wright.

Mumbai celebrate IPL 2015 triumph at Eden with fireworks, confetti
Mumbai celebrate IPL 2015 triumph at Eden with fireworks, confetti

Amid showering of confetti, fireworks and team huddles, Mumbai Indians celebrated their IPL trophy triumph at the Eden Gardens after a thumping 41-run win over Chennai Super Kings in the final on Sunday.

Feels like a new beginning for me, says Harbhajan Singh
Feels like a new beginning for me, says Harbhajan Singh

It's hard to be in the wilderness for more than two years but Harbhajan Singh was always "very confident" of once again donning the Indian cricket team's jersey and termed his latest comeback a "fresh beginning" in a career that has spanned over 16 years.

Harbhajan Singh deserved a comeback, says Sunil Gavaskar
Harbhajan Singh deserved a comeback, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar on Wednesday welcomed the return of Harbhajan Singh to the Indian cricket team after more than two years, saying the off-spinner looks in good form even though he doesn't need to prove anything to anyone with close to 700 international wickets under his belt.

Yuvraj Singh's name wasn't discussed for Bangladesh tour: Sandeep Patil
Yuvraj Singh's name wasn't discussed for Bangladesh tour: Sandeep Patil

Indian chief selector Sandeep Patil on Wednesday said that the BCCI didn't discuss the name of Yuvraj Singh for the upcoming tour to Bangladesh.

BCCI announces full-strength squad for Bangladesh, Harbhajan Singh makes Test return
BCCI announces full-strength squad for Bangladesh, Harbhajan Singh makes Test return

Ending all speculations, the Board for Cricket Control in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced Team India squad for the upcoming Bangladesh tour.

Two balls from Harbhajan changed the game: Stephen Fleming
Two balls from Harbhajan changed the game: Stephen Fleming

Chennai Super Kings' head coach Stephen Fleming says Harbhajan Singh's two wickets off successive balls tilted the scales in favour of Mumbai Indians, who won by 25 runs in the first qualifier, to enter the final of IPL 8 here.

IPL 2015: Mumbai Indians thrash Chennai Super Kings by 25 runs to enter final
IPL 2015: Mumbai Indians thrash Chennai Super Kings by 25 runs to enter final

Mumbai Indians put up a superb all-round performance crushing Chennai Super Kings by 25 runs to enter the final of the eighth edition of Indian Premier League here on Tuesday.

IPL 2015, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians: Preview
IPL 2015, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians: Preview

Placed on an equal footing on the league table, Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad face each other in a must-win IPL cricket match with a play-off berth at stake here on Sunday.

IPL 2015, Match 46, MI vs RCB: Players to watch out for
IPL 2015, Match 46, MI vs RCB: Players to watch out for

Match 46 of the Indian Premier League 2015 takes us to Mumbai's iconic Wankhede Stadium as home side Mumbai Indians take on visitors Royal Challengers Bangalore in a crucial encounter.

IPL 8: I am just trying to use my experience, says Harbhajan Singh
IPL 8: I am just trying to use my experience, says Harbhajan Singh

 After a magical bowling performance that saw him bagging the man of the match award against the Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians` veteran offie Harbhajn Singh said he was using his experience to deliver at his best.

Indian cricketers shower greetings as Tendulkar 'paaji' turns 42
Indian cricketers shower greetings as Tendulkar 'paaji' turns 42

Indian cricketers showered greetings on batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on his turning 42 on Friday.

IPL 2015: Shreyas Iyer, spinners guide Daredevils to 37-run win over Mumbai Indians
IPL 2015: Shreyas Iyer, spinners guide Daredevils to 37-run win over Mumbai Indians

 Leg Spinner Imran Tahir returned a three-wicket haul after skipper Jean-Paul Duminy and Shreyas Iyer's batting exploits as Delhi Daredevils ended a nine-match losing streak at home with a 37-run win over Mumbai Indians in their Indian Premier League match, here today.

The comeback conundrum for cricketing legends

In the recently concluded Cricket World Cup, while we witnessed some of the most outstanding performances from different cricketers, one which overshadowed the rest was of Kumar Sangakkara hitting four consecutive centuries. That the veteran was playing in his last World Cup, made the feat all the more special. While most of his contemporaries found it difficult to shine in cricket's biggest extravaganza, Sanga, who is one of the most underrated cricketer in world cricket, showed yet again why he deserves to go down as one of the finest cricketers to have played the game.

IPL: KKR's Piyush Chawla delighted to join 100-wicket club
IPL: KKR's Piyush Chawla delighted to join 100-wicket club

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) spinner Piyush Chawla said on Tuesday that he was delighted to have reached 100 wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Kieron Pollard's tape-on-mouth act was not in bad taste: Harbhajan Singh
Kieron Pollard's tape-on-mouth act was not in bad taste: Harbhajan Singh

Defending Kieron Pollard for plastering his mouth after being told to be quiet by the umpire, Mumbai Indians' senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh the bizarre gesture was unique but not in bad taste.

Ricky Ponting's positive attitude working wonders for MI: Harbhajan Singh
Ricky Ponting's positive attitude working wonders for MI: Harbhajan Singh

Relieved after ending a four-match losing streak, Mumbai Indians' spin spearhead Harbhajan Singh said head coach Ricky Ponting's positive attitude and calm demeanour played a huge part in keeping the team together in tough situations.

Clinical Mumbai register first win in IPL 8 against Bangalore
Clinical Mumbai register first win in IPL 8 against Bangalore

Mumbai Indians produced a clinical performance to beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 18 runs in a high-scoring affair and register their maiden win in this year's Indian Premier League here on Sunday.

IPL 2015, 16th match: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians – Preview
IPL 2015, 16th match: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians – Preview

Pushed to the wall after four successive defeats, Mumbai Indians would look to bounce back when they take on a formidable Royal Challengers Bangalore in their Indian Premier league cricket match here on Sunday.

IPL 2015: Aaron Finch's replacement to be decided after CSK game, says Rohit Sharma
IPL 2015: Aaron Finch's replacement to be decided after CSK game, says Rohit Sharma

Mumbai Indians would address the issue of finding a replacement for injured opener Aaron Finch after tomorrow's game against Chennai Super Kings here, said captain Rohit Sharma after confirming that the Australian has been ruled out of the tournament.