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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.