Virat Kohli is a "pro-active" skipper: Sunil Gavaskar
Virat Kohli is a "pro-active" skipper: Sunil Gavaskar

Lauding Virat Kohli for leading India to a historic series win against Sri Lanka, cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar today said that the young captain has shown early signs of great leadership with his "pro-active" approach.

It's difficult to produce seaming all-rounders in Indian conditions: Jacques Kallis
It's difficult to produce seaming all-rounders in Indian conditions: Jacques Kallis

Legendary South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis feels that conditions in the sub-continent is "not conducive" for producing seam bowling all-rounders, something that the Indian cricket team has lacked for some years now.

Reliving that defining moment: When Kapil's Devils shocked mighty Windies to win 1983 World Cup
Reliving that defining moment: When Kapil's Devils shocked mighty Windies to win 1983 World Cup

In what is believed to be one of the greatest upsets in the history of world cricket, Kapil Dev-led India defeated the mighty West Indies to win their first World Cup title on this day, 32 years ago.

Let's be patient with Virat Kohli: Rahul Dravid
Let's be patient with Virat Kohli: Rahul Dravid

Former India captain Rahul Dravid feels that Virat Kohli needs to be given enough time to settle as the leader of the pack in Test cricket and the upcoming home engagements will help him establish well.

Shakib Al Hasan is an inspiration for Bangladeshis, says golfer Rahaman Siddikur
Shakib Al Hasan is an inspiration for Bangladeshis, says golfer Rahaman Siddikur

Bangladeshi golfer Siddikur Rahaman feels that rise of star cricketer Shakib Al Hasan as a national icon has been an inspirational story for all sportspersons in his country.

Looking for pacers from North India can be an option: Glenn McGrath
Looking for pacers from North India can be an option: Glenn McGrath

Impressed with the skill-set of young speedsters at the MRF pace academy in Chennai, Australian pace legend Glenn McGrath on Wednesday said that hunting for stronger bodies from the northern part of India can be the answer to the nation's thirst for producing more fast bowlers.

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.

Kapil Dev calls on PM Narendra Modi, donates Rs 51 lakhs for PMNRF
Kapil Dev calls on PM Narendra Modi, donates Rs 51 lakhs for PMNRF

Former Indian cricketer and chairperson of Khushii (Kinship for Humanitarian Social and Holistic Intervention in India), Kapil Dev called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.

Sachin Tendulkar once got belly dancers on my birthday in NZ: Ajit Wadekar
Sachin Tendulkar once got belly dancers on my birthday in NZ: Ajit Wadekar

Former India captain and manager Ajit Wadekar spilled the beans about "prankster Sachin Tendulkar", who once got half a dozen belly dancers on his 53rd birthday during cricket team's tour of New Zealand back in 1994.

Kapil Dev's team start as favourite for World Corporate Golf
Kapil Dev's team start as favourite for World Corporate Golf

Five years ago Kapil Dev and Vijay Kumar had won the National Final of the World Corporate Golf Challenge and the iconic cricketer and his team will start as favourites when they compete against top corporate golfers at the 10th annual TAKE Solutions Corporate Golf Challenge.

Spot and groom young bowlers to regain World Cup glory: Dilip Vengsarkar
Spot and groom young bowlers to regain World Cup glory: Dilip Vengsarkar

Providing a roadmap to win the next World Cup, scheduled in England in 2019, ex-India skipper Dilip Vengsarkar on Monday suggested that cricket authorities should spot a handful of young pace and spin bowlers and make them play in county cricket during the off season here.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Kapil Dev hails MS Dhoni's brave captaincy for India success
Cricket World Cup 2015: Kapil Dev hails MS Dhoni's brave captaincy for India success

Lauding Mahendra Singh Dhoni's brave leadership, cricket legend Kapil Dev feels it is the Indian captain's confidence in his players' ability that makes them believe they can retain the World Cup.

Vivian Richards pips Sachin Tendulkar as greatest ODI player in online poll
Vivian Richards pips Sachin Tendulkar as greatest ODI player in online poll

West Indian batting great Viv Richards has been voted as the greatest ODI player in the history of the game ahead of India's cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar in an online poll.

Government makes amendments to award schemes
Government makes amendments to award schemes

A retired judge of either Supreme Court or High Court will now head the Selection Committee for Arjuna Awards as the government has revised the schemes of various awards it present to sportspersons.

Anil Kumble inducted into ICC Hall of Fame
Anil Kumble inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Former India captain Anil Kumble was on Sunday inducted into the International Cricket Council Hall of Fame at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Hall of Fame entrant Anil Kumble relishes honour
Hall of Fame entrant Anil Kumble relishes honour

Former India captain Anil Kumble enters cricket`s Hall of Fame on Sunday, saying he was honoured to become only the fourth player from his country to join the elite club.

'Humbled' Anil Kumble calls Hall of Fame recognition a great honor
'Humbled' Anil Kumble calls Hall of Fame recognition a great honor

Former India captain and legspinner Anil Kumble on Thursday said being inducted into the ICC's Hall of Fame was an honor.

Anil Kumble to be inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame
Anil Kumble to be inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

Former Indian captain Anil Kumble is all set to become the 77th member of the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame after his name is inducted in the prestigious list during India's World Cup match against South Africa here on Sunday.

Kapil Dev lauds MS Dhoni's mature captaincy
Kapil Dev lauds MS Dhoni's mature captaincy

Crediting India's emphatic win over arch-rivals Pakistan in the World Cup to Mahendra Singh Dhoni's mature captaincy, cricket legend Kapil Dev today said the Indian skipper used his experience really well and was spot on with field placements.

List of top five India-Pakistan one-day thrillers
List of top five India-Pakistan one-day thrillers

New India and Pakistan have played 126 one-day internationals in more than three decades. We look at five memorable matches ahead of Sunday`s World Cup clash in Adelaide: