Narendra Modi lauds Sania Mirza, Saina Nehwal; supports cricket team
Narendra Modi lauds Sania Mirza, Saina Nehwal; supports cricket team

 Lavishing praise on Sania Mirza and Saina Nehwal for climbing to number one in world rankings, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday also offered words of support to the country's cricketers, who were heavily criticised after their World Cup ouster last month.

Australian summer continues in Indian Premier League 2015

It's probably the best time to be an Australian cricketer. After lifting the World Cup trophy in their own backyard, many of them are leading the charge of their respective franchises in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Test snubbed Glenn Maxwell eyes county cricket to fuel test bid
Test snubbed Glenn Maxwell eyes county cricket to fuel test bid

Explosive Australia batsman Glenn Maxwell is eyeing a stint in English county cricket to further his test ambitions after missing out on a place in the tour squads for the Caribbean and England.

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.

Give new team, Saeed Ajmal some time to settle: Misbah-ul-Haq
Give new team, Saeed Ajmal some time to settle: Misbah-ul-Haq

Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq Wednesday urged fans to have patience with the struggling one-day team and returning off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, following below-par performances in Bangladesh.

Mohammad Nabi steps down as Afghanistan skipper
Mohammad Nabi steps down as Afghanistan skipper

Mohammad Nabi has stepped down as captain of the Afghanistan national cricket team after more than two years in the job, citing his own poor form and the team`s performance.

PCB sacked Moin Khan to keep his prestige intact: Shaharyar Khan
PCB sacked Moin Khan to keep his prestige intact: Shaharyar Khan

The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board Shaharyar Khan has said that the decision to call back Moin Khan from the World Cup and later sack him as chief selector was taken to keep his prestige and reputation intact after the Casino incident.

Fast bowling dying due to cricket overkill: Michael Holding
Fast bowling dying due to cricket overkill: Michael Holding

West Indian legend Michael Holding has has been impressed with the growth of fast bowling India but rued the decline of the art in world cricket due to an overkill of the game.

Virat Kohli needs to learn from MS Dhoni: Steve Waugh
Virat Kohli needs to learn from MS Dhoni: Steve Waugh

Australia's World Cup winning captain Steve Waugh feels Indian star Virat Kohli should learn from Mahendra Singh Dhoni to keep his emotions in check and mature as a captain.

Allan Donald steps down as Proteas bowling coach
Allan Donald steps down as Proteas bowling coach

Allan Donald has stepped down as bowling coach of South Africa, confirming his departure on Tuesday after four years in the role.

"Hurt" Virat Kohli says fans should be "ashamed" for blaming him, Anushka Sharma for India's ousting from World Cup
"Hurt" Virat Kohli says fans should be "ashamed" for blaming him, Anushka Sharma for India's ousting from World Cup

India's Test captain Virat Kohli on Friday lashed out at critics, who blamed his girlfriend Anushkha Sharma for the team's exit from ICC Cricket World Cup, stating that they "should be ashamed of themselves" as "no one has won more matches" than him in the last five years.

'Determined' Sarfraz vows to take Pakistan to 'new heights'
'Determined' Sarfraz vows to take Pakistan to 'new heights'

Pakistan wicket-keeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmed has said that he is determined to help his side reach new heights following his ascendency to the one-day and T20 vice-captaincy.

Not expecting Australia's ODI captaincy: George Bailey
Not expecting Australia's ODI captaincy: George Bailey

Australia batsman George Bailey on Sunday said he is ready to resume his place in the middle-order following the retirement of Michael Clarke. But he added he's not expecting captaincy on a permanent basis.

Ranji performance can open IPL doors for young players, says Rahul Dravid
Ranji performance can open IPL doors for young players, says Rahul Dravid

Former India cricket captain Rahul Dravid on Saturday said that the young players should take Ranji Trophy seriously as it can become their ticket to the Indian Premier League.

Misbah, Waqar wanted PCB to sideline Shehzad, Umar for a year
Misbah, Waqar wanted PCB to sideline Shehzad, Umar for a year

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq and head coach Waqar Younis wanted the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to sideline Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal from the national team for atleast a year to force them to improve their attitudes.

Paceman Muhammad Irfan recommended six-week rest
Paceman Muhammad Irfan recommended six-week rest

Pakistan's top pace bowler Muhammad Irfan has been told to rest for another six weeks as part of his rehabilitation from a hairline stress fracture of the pelvis.

Knock against Pakistan most important of my career: Shane Watson
Knock against Pakistan most important of my career: Shane Watson

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson said on Thursday his unbeaten knock of 64 runs against Pakistan in the World Cup quarter-final is the "most important innings" of his One-Day International career as he was plain "lucky" to survive the hostile spell from Pakistan pacer Wahab Riaz.

ICC World Cup: New Zealand need Brendon McCullum at helm to keep winning, says Stephen Fleming
ICC World Cup: New Zealand need Brendon McCullum at helm to keep winning, says Stephen Fleming

Brendon McCullum`s inspirational captaincy has lifted New Zealand and the flamboyant batsman should continue leading the side in all three formats at least until next year`s World Twenty20, former captain Stephen Fleming said.

When four years ago, MS Dhoni won the World Cup with a Six!
When four years ago, MS Dhoni won the World Cup with a Six!

Four years ago, the right-hander smashed Nuwan Kulasekara over long-on for a memorable huge six which won India their second World Cup title.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Brendon McCullum receives Sir Richard Hadlee Medal
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Brendon McCullum receives Sir Richard Hadlee Medal

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has been awarded Sir Richard Hadlee medal, the country's highest cricketing honour, for his inspirational leadership and exemplary batting at a glittering ceremony, here.