Steve Smith optimistic of injured David Warner's return for Lanka Test series

Steve Smith optimistic of injured David Warner's return for Lanka Test series

Smith said it was tough to miss the swashbuckling opener, who was named Man of the Match on Saturday for his first ODI century outside Australia at the Warner Park.

Too early to compare Virat Kohli with Sachin Tendulkar: Muttiah Muralitharan

Too early to compare Virat Kohli with Sachin Tendulkar: Muttiah Muralitharan

Murali feels that even he would have to think hard before bowling to this in-form Kohli.

IPL 2016: SRH show why skillful bowlers are crucial in batsman-friendly format

SRH, which had no superstars barring a few players, once again proved that it's a team that wins tournaments and not a bunch of superstars.

IPL 9: Mustafizur Rahman may be suffering from burnout

IPL 9: Mustafizur Rahman may be suffering from burnout

Mustafizur is scheduled to join English county side Sussex next week for the NatWest T20 Blast and the Royal London One-Day Cup.

Watching IPL final on TV was more stressful than playing: SunRisers Hyderabad's Ashish Nehra

Watching IPL final on TV was more stressful than playing: SunRisers Hyderabad's Ashish Nehra

Nehra watched the final encounter with his wife Rushma and children – Arush and Ariana.

IPL 2016: Sunrisers Hyderabad show why skillful bowlers are essential in slam-bang version

IPL 2016: Sunrisers Hyderabad show why skillful bowlers are essential in slam-bang version

After SRH's success this year, franchises will surely shift their focus towards signing quality bowlers in the next auction.

Viral VIDEO: This is how Vijay Mallya enjoyed IPL 9 final with son Siddharth in London

Viral VIDEO: This is how Vijay Mallya enjoyed IPL 9 final with son Siddharth in London

Mallya, wanted in India by various authorities, has been in the UK since March.

IPL VIDEO: Watch how SunRisers Hyderabad's Yuvraj Singh celebrated IPL win with fiancee Hazel Keech

IPL VIDEO: Watch how SunRisers Hyderabad's Yuvraj Singh celebrated IPL win with fiancee Hazel Keech

Like most of his Hyderabad team-mates, for Yuvraj Singh too it's a special occasion as he had never won the IPL title in last eight editions.

Virat Kohli special blend of consistency, power: Matthew Hayden

Virat Kohli special blend of consistency, power: Matthew Hayden

Former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden today heaped praise on Virat Kohli, saying that the current India Test skipper is a special blend of consistency and power while batting.

IPL 2016: Did KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir take a dig at Virat Kohli after RCB's loss in final vs SRH?

IPL 2016: Did KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir take a dig at Virat Kohli after RCB's loss in final vs SRH?

Gambhir and Kohli were involved in an on-field scuffle few years back in IPL. 

IPL 9: SunRisers Hyderabad's Yuvraj Singh dedicates maiden title triumph to injured 'Nehra Ji'

IPL 9: SunRisers Hyderabad's Yuvraj Singh dedicates maiden title triumph to injured 'Nehra Ji'

As soon as the match got over, grand celebrations started for the Hyderabad franchise.

PHOTO: When Yuvraj Singh did push ups during post-match celebration in Chris Gayle style after SRH beat RCB

PHOTO: When Yuvraj Singh did push ups during post-match celebration in Chris Gayle style after SRH beat RCB

Yuvraj's act was quite similar to the one Gayle did after West Indies won their maiden World Twenty20 title in 2012 beating Sri Lanka.

Indian Premier League 2016: Did David Warner deserve Most Valuable Player award more than Virat Kohli?

Indian Premier League 2016: Did David Warner deserve Most Valuable Player award more than Virat Kohli?

While Kohli had the company of AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle, Warner had the responsibility of doing most of the scoring as none of the batsmen in his squad were consistent with their performances.

IPL 2016 final: It was a total team effort, says SRH's captain David Warner

IPL 2016 final: It was a total team effort, says SRH's captain David Warner

Victorious Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner with all humility hailed Virat Kohli as a "great leader" as he termed it a total "team effort" after beating Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 runs in the IPL final, here tonight.

IPL 2016: Individual awards for outstanding players

IPL 2016: Individual awards for outstanding players

Kohli won both MPV and highest scorer awards.

Had I stayed with AB de Villiers a little longer, it would have been different: Virat Kohli

Had I stayed with AB de Villiers a little longer, it would have been different: Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli was dignity personified in defeat but did admit that he did not feel good finishing second best as he termed his and AB de Villiers dismissal as the "big blow" in their defeat at the hands of Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL final.

IPL 2016 Final: SunRisers Hyderabad defeat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 runs to win maiden title

IPL 2016 Final: SunRisers Hyderabad defeat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 runs to win maiden title

In a battle best batting and bowling line-ups, Sunrisers fend off blitzkrieg from Gayle and Kohli to successfully defend 207.

Revealed: What RCB, SRH players did on the night before IPL final!

Revealed: What RCB, SRH players did on the night before IPL final!

After the nail-biting finish, Real Madrid won the match 5-3 via penalty shoot-outs.

Indian Premier League 2016 Final: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad — Preview

Indian Premier League 2016 Final: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad — Preview

IPL 2016: It's Virat Kohli vs David Warner as RCB, SRH eye maiden title​