Novak Djokovic: From imitating opponents to decimating them

Before he started making life miserable for world-class opponents, Novak Djokovic was known for his on-field imitations of tennis legends. From Rafael Nadal to Roger Federer, from Andy Roddick to Lleyton Hewitt, Djokovic was often seen entertaining the crowd with his sharp observations.

Self-pride reduced to Ashes, Michael Clarke's time was up

Cricket is a fickle game. Michael Clarke, who was holding Australia's fifth World Cup trophy few months ago, was fighting tears post the fourth Ashes Test.

The Ashes 2015: 5 bowlers to watch out for

5 bowlers to watch out for

Bhajji, Virat Kohli in focus as Dhoni-less Team India ushers in new era

Just a day before the squad announcement of Team India for the Bangladesh tour was about to happen, Harbhajan Singh scalped Chennai Super Kings’ premier batsmen – Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni off consecutive deliveries in the Indian Premier League.

French Open win: Out'Stan'ding Wawrinka shows Australian Open title was no fluke

When Stanislas Wawrinka defeated Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final last year, many believed he wouldn't have won his first major had the Spaniard been fully fit that day.

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

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

Trust issues with KP: Team in shambles, ECB still gambles

Kevin Pietersen is devastated. He has every right to be so. A 'massive trust issue' has been cited as a reason why he can't be brought back into the England squad.

French Open: Rafael Nadal's slump could be Novak Djokovic's moment of triumph

The players who turn out at Roland Garros every year, despite the best preparation, are aware of the fact that it's more of a formality. While there is cut-throat competition in other Grand Slams, French Open is a major which Rafael Nadal has made his own.

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.

Respect, not trophies will mark Mahela, Sangakkara’s splendid careers

No matter where you were, no matter which was your favourite team, if you were watching Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene shaking hands with players in coloured jerseys for that one final time, post a humiliating defeat against South Africa and weren’t emotional, you possibly never were a c

What is a World Cup without Sachin Tendulkar?

In my previous office during the ICC World Cup 2011, India were up against England in their second match of the tournament and Sachin Tendulkar, batting on 32 off 50 balls, was taking his own time to get going.

Hard work pays off? Not if you are Robin Uthappa!

The wait is over. Ending all speculation, Indian selectors have announced their 15-man World Cup squad. While it has all the expected names, selectors left the cricket fraternity gobsmacked by excluding Robin Uthappa from the much-awaited list.

Why we had seen enough of MS Dhoni in Tests

4-0, 4-0, 3-1 and now 2-0.

Only a ‘Swachh Cricket Abhiyan’ can save the gentleman’s game

In the year 2000, when my father told me about Hansie Cronje being caught in match-fixing, instead of being shocked, I laughed and said, “You must be kidding.

US Open: Can five-time champion Roger Federer reach a final after five years?

Considering his form this year, Roger Federer is one of the clear favourites to win the US Open 2014.

Don`t worry Team India, you are playing West Indies next!

The Indian batsmen who failed miserably in England would be desperately waiting for the forthcoming Windies tour at home.

5th Test: Five things India need to do to level series against England

After beginning the five-match series on a confident note, the Indian cricket team has let the momentum drift away towards England, who have taken an unassailable 2-1 lead in the series.

Ishant Sharma: Team India’s man of the moment

Ishant Sharma`s record spell in 2nd test ended India`s 28-year win drought at Lord`s.

End of Djokovic’s pain as Federer misses out again

Despite that serve-and-volley approach, Federer seemed to be playing his best tennis against Djokovic, who has been the most consistent player in men`s tennis of late.

Alastair Cook is last thing England would want to lose

Over the last few years, English cricket’s success all across the world has revolved heavily around Alastair Cook. Whether it was the Ashes tour of 2010-11 where he amassed 766 runs off just seven innings, or his first tour to India as a skipper where he slammed centuries in all the three Tests, Cook has brought several laurels for England with some astonishing innings.