Sunrisers hope to soar high in IPL this season

Describing Sunrisers Hyderabad as a balanced side, the team`s chief coach Tom Moody and mentor Kris Srikkanth today exuded confidence of a successful campaign in the upcoming Indian Premier League starting April 16 in Abu Dhabi.

Yuvraj did not deserve this unwarranted criticism: Pietersen

Once labelled a `pie-chucker` by Kevin Pietersen, beleaguered Yuvraj Singh has found support from the maverick batsman, who says the India left-hander is at the receiving end of "unwarranted criticism" following his scratchy knock in the World T20 final.

Dravid, Kumble, Srikkanth feel BCCI will have to abide by SC

Former India captains Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid and Kris Srikkanth on Thursday said that the BCCI will have to abide by the suggestions of Supreme Court but refused to comment on the specific proposals made by the apex court.

Cricketer Kris Srikkanth to be part of `Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa`?

Krishnamachari Srikkanth is likely to appear in the upcoming season of dance reality show `Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa`.

Srikkanth compares Sunrisers` success with India`s 1983 WC win

Elated over Sunrisers Hyderabad making the play offs in its very first year, team mentor Kris Srikkanth has compared the side`s successful league-phase run in the IPL with India`s 1983 World Cup win.

Domestic cricket is the way for axed trio: Srikkanth

To force their way back into the national side, the axed trio of Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh and Virender Sehwag should keep the fighting spirit alive and get back through good performances in domestic cricket, former captain and chairman of selector Kris Srikkanth said on Thursday.

Waqar to be Hyderabad`s bowling coach in IPL

Sunrisers Hyderabad have roped in legendary Pakistan pacer Waqar Younis as its bowling coach for the upcoming Indian Premier League in April-May.

Laxman and Srikkanth to mentor Sun Risers as Tom Moody appointed coach

The Indian Premier League (IPL) team, owned by the Sun Network, will be formally inaugurated in Hyderabad on Thursday.

Dhoni can be the man to take India forward: Dravid

The clamour for Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s removal as India`s captain might be becoming shriller by the day but former skipper Rahul Dravid feels he is the man to take the team forward as there is no viable alternative in sight.

Not right to reveal details of selection meetings: Srikkanth

Former Selection Committee chairman Kris Srikkanth, who has been accused of shielding Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni despite poor performances, on Thursday hit back saying that it is not right to rake up issues discussed in the panel meetings.

Srikkanth liberated me a batsman: Sunil Gavaskar

Reminiscing his glory days, former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar rated Kris Srikkanth as the best opening partner he had, saying that the right-hander "liberated" him as a batsman.

Selectors want Yuvraj Singh back in the side for World T20 in Lanka

Yuvraj Singh is back to training after recuperating from a rare germ cell cancer and selection committee chairman Kris Srikkanth said he wants the attacking left-handed batsman back in the side for the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka.

BCCI awards 16 former players as part of one-time payment

As a part of its one-time benefit payments, the BCCI on Friday presented cheques to the country`s 16 former international and domestic players.

Let Sachin decide about retirement: Srikkanth

Chief cricket selector Kris Srikkanth said it was for batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar to decide when he should end his international career.

Cricket fraternity hails Viru, says good omen ahead of Oz tour

The cricket fraternity on Thursday hailed Virender Sehwag for becoming the highest scorer in the history of one-day cricket with a phenomenal 219, describing the feat as an "incredible" achievement and good omen ahead of the Australian tour later this month.

India can beat Australia in Australia: Srikkanth

Selection committee chairman Kris Srikkanth expressed confidence that the Indian cricket team named on Saturday can achieve the rare feat of beating Australia in a Test series at their own soil in next month`s tour of that country.

Zaheer has to prove his fitness before Oz tour: Srikkanth

Chairman of selector Kris Srikkanth said Zaheer would have to prove his match fitness before he gets the clearance to travel to Australia.

Srikkant disappointed at Tendulkar missing out on 100th ton

The chairman of the senior selection committee Kris Srikkanth on Friday expressed his disappointment on Sachin Tendulkar missing out on his 100th international century, saying that every Indian would be feeling bad about it.

Youngsters` good show prompted unchanged squad: Srikkanth

Selection Committee Chairman K Srikkanth on Thursday lauded the youngsters, particularly the spin duo of R Ashwin and Pragyan Ojha, for their good show in the first cricket Test against the West Indies, and said retaining them in an unchanged squad is a reward for their performance.

Srikkanth won’t be fired: Sources

Chief selector of Indian cricket team K Srikkanth will be retaining his place for the next four years, according to sources.