Brian Lara brands Wasim Akram 'fastest, best bowler' he ever faced
Brian Lara brands Wasim Akram 'fastest, best bowler' he ever faced

West Indies legend Brian Lara has branded former Pakistani bowling great as the fastest and the best bowler he ever faced during his illustrious international career spanning 17 years.

PM Narendra Modi talks `shirtfronting` and cricket Down Under
PM Narendra Modi talks `shirtfronting` and cricket Down Under

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi injected some humour into his address to Australia`s parliament on Tuesday, using the term "shirtfront" to make fun of his host while also talking cricket.

Narendra Modi has 'runs on the board' to meet people's wish: Tony Abbott

When the top political leaders of India and Australia meet, can cricket be far behind?

Australia`s youngest Test captain Ian Craig dies at 79
Australia`s youngest Test captain Ian Craig dies at 79

Ian Craig, Australia`s youngest Test cricket captain, has died aged 79, Cricket Australia said on Sunday.

Three-ton David Warner feels lucky to match Don Bradman
Three-ton David Warner feels lucky to match Don Bradman

Australian opener David Warner believes luck played a part in his matching illustrious countryman Don Bradman's three consecutive Test hundreds, he said on Friday.

Sachin Tendulkar, Steve Waugh to be inducted as Bradman Honourees
Sachin Tendulkar, Steve Waugh to be inducted as Bradman Honourees

 Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar's tryst with Australia and "The Don" continues as the legendary batsman will be inducted as a Bradman Honouree along with former Test captain Steve Waugh at a gala dinner in Sydney on October 29.

Rahul Dravid releases book on differently abled sports heroes
Rahul Dravid releases book on differently abled sports heroes

A motivational book about top Indian sportspersons who overcame disability and adversity to become champions, and co-authored by former international shuttler Sanjay Sharma, was launched by former Test cricketer Rahul Dravid at suburban Khar Gymkhana here on Friday.

I have framed photo of Bradman's all-time playing XI, says Sachin Tendulkar
I have framed photo of Bradman's all-time playing XI, says Sachin Tendulkar

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday said that he has the photograph of the all-time Test playing XI, picked by Australian great Donald Bradman, framed at his home and he would always "treasure" it as the legend had included him in that team.

Don Bradman memorabilia to be exhibited at Victoria Memorial

The first bat and other playing gear and memorabilia of Donald Bradman - arguably the greatest batsman ever - will be showcased at an exhibition at the iconic Victoria Memorial Hall here in 2015.

Pakistan slip after Kumar Sangakkara`s double ton in Galle

Veteran Kumar Sangakkara hit a 200-plus score for the 10th time to light up the fourth day`s play in the first Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Galle Saturday.

Sunil Gavaskar was as good as Sachin Tendulkar, Don Bradman: Bapu Nadkarni

The modern generation of cricket followers might feel Sachin Tendulkar is the last word in batting, but for people of the previous generation or even older, Sunil Gavaskar was as good a batsman, according to former Test all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni.

Bradman`s first Test bat up for auction

The cricket bat used by Australian sporting legend Don Bradman to launch his Test career has been put up for auction and is expected to fetch up to Australian dollars 145,000.
Bradman, who retired with a yet-to-be-topped Test batting average of 99.94, used the bat to open his Test career in the 1928 series against England.

Indian-origin Aus student wins Don Bradman scholarship

A 23-year-old Indian-origin Australian student has been awarded a prestigious educational scholarship named after Sir Don Bradman for displaying leadership qualities and values espoused by the cricketing legend.

Sachin greater than Bradman, claims book with "evidence"

The jury is still out on whether Sachin Tendulkar retired a greater batsman than late Australian legend Don Bradman but a Chennai-based author claims to have found the "forensic evidence" to prove that the Indian maestro was indeed the better of the two icons.

Bahrain honoured to have Tendulkar for F1 night race

Cricket may not be a popular sport in Bahrain but the small Gulf nation is honoured to have batting legend Sachin Tendulkar for its first Formula One night race here this weekend.

Virat will break more records than anyone else: Kapil

Former captain Kapil Dev today said that Indian batting`s mainstay Virat Kohli will rewrite more records than anyone else in world cricket and believed the Delhi batsman has realistic chances of "bettering" even Sachin Tendulkar`s career graph if he remains injury-free.

Sri Lanka dominate with Sangakkara double-ton

Kumar Sangakkara hit his ninth double-century as Sri Lanka continued to dominate Bangladesh`s bowlers in the second Test in Chittagong on Wednesday.

English daily compiles alternative team to take on Wisden XI

For greats who missed out on spots in Wisden`s all-time World Test XI, an English daily has compiled an alternative side including legends like Brian Lara and Sunil Gavaskar to take on the side led by Don Bradman.

Sachin Tendulkar only Indian in Wisden all-time Test XI

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar was the only Indian to be included in Wisden’s all-time Test XI announced on Wednesday.

Sachin Tendulkar greatest contemporary cricketer: Aus media

Sachin Tendulkar`s impending retirement from Test cricket evoked unreserved admiration for the batting icon from the Australian media.