New to Test captaincy, but Virat Kohli's five-bowler strategy finds many takers
New to Test captaincy, but Virat Kohli's five-bowler strategy finds many takers

In his 7-year-old international career, Indian skipper Virat Kohli has already earned a big name for himself in world cricket and the legends of the game have hailed his aggressive approach to play with five bowlers in Tests to start improving their record.

Sachin Tendulkar recollects how Dennis Lillee asked him to give up fast bowling for batting
Sachin Tendulkar recollects how Dennis Lillee asked him to give up fast bowling for batting

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday gave an insight into the grind of international cricket to the MRF Pace Foundation trainees and said hard work and dedication is the way to succeed in this tough, competitive world.

Glenn McGrath backs Virat Kohli's aggressive approach, says fifth bowler has to be an all-rounder
Glenn McGrath backs Virat Kohli's aggressive approach, says fifth bowler has to be an all-rounder

Australian pace great Glenn McGrath feels that Virat Kohli's ploy of playing five bowlers will only be successful if India get a quality batting all-rounder to back up three specialist pacers and a spinner.

Ashes 2015: Home comfort makes Tests even more testing for tourists
Ashes 2015: Home comfort makes Tests even more testing for tourists

Home advantage has always counted for something in Test cricket but, after England wrapped up the Ashes series with a match to spare, is it now counting for too much?

Ishant Sharma needs to work harder in nets: Courtney Walsh
Ishant Sharma needs to work harder in nets: Courtney Walsh

West Indies pace legend Courtney Walsh feels that Indian speedster Ishant Sharma needs to work harder in the nets in order to iron out his flaws and achieve consistency.

Mitchell Johnson becomes fifth Australian bowler to take 300 Test wickets
Mitchell Johnson becomes fifth Australian bowler to take 300 Test wickets

Australian pace bowler Mitchell Johnson became the fifth person to take 300 wickets in Tests for his side in the history of the game. Johnson achieved the feat against England in the ongoing Ashes Test match in Edgbaston.

Ashes 2015: Edgbaston Test stirs 2005 memories
Ashes 2015: Edgbaston Test stirs 2005 memories

England and Australia face each other in the third Test at Edgbaston starting on Wednesday a decade on from when the Birmingham ground staged one of the most thrilling contests in Ashes history.

Ricky Ponting to ring Lord's bell before start of second Ashes Test
Ricky Ponting to ring Lord's bell before start of second Ashes Test

Ricky Ponting will ring the bell to signal five minutes before the start of play on day one of the second Test between England and Australia at Lord's tomorrow.

2005 Ashes memories burn bright a decade on
2005 Ashes memories burn bright a decade on

The 2005 Ashes came to be regarded as one of the greatest Anglo-Australian Test series and indeed one of the most thrilling of all time.

Sachin Tendulkar voted best Test player of 21st century
Sachin Tendulkar voted best Test player of 21st century

The legend of Sachin Tendulkar once again dominated another voting round, this time conducted by Cricket Australia. The Indian batting maestro was adjudged the best Test player of the 21st century by cricket fans on an online vote.

Shane Warne confirms booking three baseball venues for exhibition T20 league
Shane Warne confirms booking three baseball venues for exhibition T20 league

Australian cricket legend Shane Warne on Monday confirmed the booking of three of the United States’ most famous baseball venues as part of his and Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar’s proposed global cricketing tour.

Michael Clarke hits back at Jason Gillespie`s `Dad`s Army` jibe ahead of Ashes
Michael Clarke hits back at Jason Gillespie`s `Dad`s Army` jibe ahead of Ashes

Australia captain Michael Clarke said he expected to prove Jason Gillespie wrong after the former Ashes winner suggested the current squad were too old ahead of their latest clash with England.

Glenn McGrath backs Josh Hazlewood, Joe Root to fire in Ashes
Glenn McGrath backs Josh Hazlewood, Joe Root to fire in Ashes

Australia legend Glenn McGrath on Thursday nominated a pair of young guns he expects to shine at the upcoming Ashes which is set to begin from July 8, namely pacer Josh Hazlewood and England batsman Joe Root.

Indians still haven't forgiven me for Sachin's wicket in World Cup: Glenn McGrath
Indians still haven't forgiven me for Sachin's wicket in World Cup: Glenn McGrath

Reliving one of his most cherished cricketing rivalries during his 14-year-old career, former Australian speedster Glenn McGrath said that the Indian fans still haven't forgiven him for getting iconic Sachin Tendulkar out in the 2003 World Cup final.

Home conditions give England edge over Australia in Ashes: Shahid Afridi
Home conditions give England edge over Australia in Ashes: Shahid Afridi

"Pakistan's veteran all-rounder Shahid Afridi has said England’s home ground advantage gives them an edge over Australia in the upcoming Ashes series, which starts in less than a month in Cardiff, England.

India need to execute their plans against Bangladesh: Glenn McGrath
India need to execute their plans against Bangladesh: Glenn McGrath

Australian pace great Glenn McGrath said that Indian team would need to execute their plans properly during their one-off Test match against Bangladesh starting in Fatullah on Wednesday. 

Looking for pacers from North India can be an option: Glenn McGrath
Looking for pacers from North India can be an option: Glenn McGrath

Impressed with the skill-set of young speedsters at the MRF pace academy in Chennai, Australian pace legend Glenn McGrath on Wednesday said that hunting for stronger bodies from the northern part of India can be the answer to the nation's thirst for producing more fast bowlers.

Sachin Tendulkar, Shane Warne share Legends T20 blueprint with ICC CEO David Richardson
Sachin Tendulkar, Shane Warne share Legends T20 blueprint with ICC CEO David Richardson

Retired greats Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne on Wednesday met ICC Chief Executive Dave Richardson at the global body's headquarters here to discuss their ambitious Legends T20 cricket League, proposed to be held in the USA in August-September.

Michael Clarke names Sachin Tendulkar as one of the 'toughest' opponents
Michael Clarke names Sachin Tendulkar as one of the 'toughest' opponents

Australian Test cricket team captain Michael Clarke has named Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar as one of the toughest opponents that he has played against in his career so far.

India in good hands with Virat Kohli as Test leader: Glenn McGrath
India in good hands with Virat Kohli as Test leader: Glenn McGrath

 Australian fast bowling legend Glenn McGrath believes India's flamboyant batsman and Test skipper Virat Kohli is the right person to lead the team and his aggressive approach both on and off the field is a positive sign as long as he is scoring runs.