Warner`s batting mentor says attempt to curb `instinctive game` behind opener`s loss of form

The long-time batting mentor of Australian opener David Warner, Trent Woodhill has said that the attempt to curb the batsman`s instinctive, aggressive game had back fired, with Warner going backwards as a Test batsman until his recent explosion of form.

Dilshan wishes Sachin ahead of his 40th birthday

Wishing Sachin Tendulkar ahead of his 40th birthday on Wednesday, Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan today said the senior India cricketer should play more IPL and international matches to inspire youngsters.

Shikhar Dhawan could `very soon` return to action

Having missed the first two weeks of the Indian Premier League (IPL) due to a fracture on his hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad batsman Shikhar Dhawan is hoping to return to action "very soon" and is awaiting a clearance from the NCA.

Morgan pins hopes on Narine to turn things around for KKR

Smarting from back-to-back losses, Kolkata Knight Riders will once again bank on the mystery spin of Sunil Narine in their bid to turn it around against Sunrisers Hyderabad under home conditions here tomorrow, middle-order batsman Eoin Morgan said today.

I want to play proper cricketing shots: Rahane

Twenty20 is a format where cricketers come up with innovative shots to score quick runs, but Rajasthan Royals batsman Ajinkya Rahane favours playing traditional cricketing shots to accumulate runs.

IPL 2013: Let the games begin

The Indian Premier League 2013 has come about and the latest edition of the T20 cricket competition is about to kick in. The opening ceremony is scheduled to be held on April 2 and the first match between the Delhi Daredevils and the Kolkata Knight Riders, will be played on April 3 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Captaincy has never affected my game, says Sehwag

He has relinquished the Delhi Daredevils captaincy after last season, but Virender Sehwag feels that his decision will have no bearing on his approach as he again shoulders the burden of being the batting mainstay of the franchise in the sixth edition of IPL.

Australia series helped me get back my rhythm: Ishant

Indian pacer Ishant Sharma feels that he has got his ‘rhythm back’ in the recently-concluded home Test series against Australia, after spending the better part of last year on the sidelines due to ankle surgery.

Indian players ruling the roost in IPL

While the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchisees may splurge on recruiting foreign imports, it`s the Indian players who are ruling the roost - from topping the batting charts to being the most successful captain.

Virbhadra bowls googly ahead of IPL-6

The era of freebies is over for the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) - at least during the the two Indian Premier League-6 (IPL-6) matches in the state in May. At the bottom line, it`s to do with politics.

IPL matches in Chennai on schedule: Shukla

Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla asserted on Tuesday that IPL matches in Chennai will go ahead as scheduled despite growing unrest in the city over the participation of Sri Lankan cricketers in the cash-rich Twenty20 league.

Proteas players ready to test skills in IPL

More than 20 South African players, who are on the list of various teams of the Indian Premier League starting from April 3, are reportedly ready to test their skills against some of the best players in the world.

Sri Lanka Cricket awaits government advice

Faced with the looming threat on the safety of Sri Lankan players taking part in the upcoming Indian Premier League, the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has sought government`s advice on the cricketers who are scheduled to play in Chennai.

IPL matches on May 4, 6 likely to be shifted out of Bangalore

The Indian Premier League matches scheduled to be held in the city on May 4 and 6, could either be shifted or rescheduled owing to Assembly elections in Karnataka.

Helmot appointed as assistant coach by Sunrisers for IPL

Australia`s Simon Helmot has been named as the assistant coach of the new Indian Premier League franchise, Hyderabad Sunrisers, for the upcoming edition of the Twenty20 League 2013.

IPL matches stay put in Chennai: BCCI

The Indian cricket board has no plans to shift Indian Premier League (IPL) matches out of Chennai despite threats by Tamil activists to disrupt games involving Sri Lankan players.

Mushtaq Ahmed set to join Delhi Daredevils

Former Pakistan Test leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed is set to join IPL side Delhi Daredevils as its spin-bowling consultant after accepting a one-year deal, a report said today.

Salvi replaces Aaron in Daredevils squad for CLT20

Medium pacer Aavishkar Salvi has replaced an ill Varun Aaron in the Delhi Daredevils squad for the upcoming Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament to be held in South Africa from October 9-28.

Delhi surrender to Hayden power at Kotla

Hayden butchered Delhi bowlers with a breathtaking 43-ball 93 to power
CSK to a thrilling 5-wkt win.

Delhi surrender to Hayden power at Kotla

Hayden butchered Delhi bowlers with a breathtaking 43-ball 93 to power
CSK to a thrilling 5-wkt win.