Leg Spinner Imran Tahir returned a three-wicket haul after skipper Jean-Paul Duminy and Shreyas Iyer's batting exploits as Delhi Daredevils ended a nine-match losing streak at home with a 37-run win over Mumbai Indians in their Indian Premier League match, here today.
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.
Relieved after ending a four-match losing streak, Mumbai Indians' spin spearhead Harbhajan Singh said head coach Ricky Ponting's positive attitude and calm demeanour played a huge part in keeping the team together in tough situations.
Mumbai Indians produced a clinical performance to beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 18 runs in a high-scoring affair and register their maiden win in this year's Indian Premier League here on Sunday.
Pushed to the wall after four successive defeats, Mumbai Indians would look to bounce back when they take on a formidable Royal Challengers Bangalore in their Indian Premier league cricket match here on Sunday.
Mumbai Indians would address the issue of finding a replacement for injured opener Aaron Finch after tomorrow's game against Chennai Super Kings here, said captain Rohit Sharma after confirming that the Australian has been ruled out of the tournament.
Harbhajan Singh played a blinder of an innings to single-handedly take Mumbai Indians to striking distance of a dramatic victory with a stunning 24-ball 64 before his side lost their IPL cricket match against Kings XI Punjab by 18 runs in an exciting contest here on Sunday.
World Cup winning offspinner Harbhajan Singh on Thursday owed his success to the golden generation of Indian cricketers and said he was lucky to play under the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman, Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble.
As the Indian Premier League's eighth season starts from Thursday, several former India players would want to perform well in order to make a comeback to the Indian ODI and Twenty20 teams respectively. The likes of Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh lead the pack of veteran players who would be desperate to make their mark in the IPL.
Rival captains Mahendra Singh Dhoni of India and Michael Clarke of Australia may have their hands full trying to keep frayed tempers in check during a potentially explosive World Cup semi-final on Thursday.
As India broke a long-standing World Cup jinx against South Africa here on Sunday, appreciation and congratulatory messages poured in from the cricket fraternity which hailed the team's "terrific" all-round performance in front of a packed MCG.
India's 2011 World Cup winning stars Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh and Sachin Tendulkar lauded the victorious Indian team who beat arch-rivals Pakistan in the on going 2015 event in Adelaide on Sunday.