Former India captain Rahul Dravid paid rich tributes to West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul stating that the "sheer weight of runs and duration of international career" makes left-hander an exceptional batsman.
Dashing all-rounder Kieron Pollard has been named the captain of the Mumbai Indians after shoulder injury and fractured finger forced regular captain Rohit Sharma to pull-out of the upcoming Champions League T20, starting here from Saturday.
Getting a chance to interact with two global sporting legends in a space of two months is an experience in itself and Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh feels "blessed" to have interacted with Pele and now Usain Bolt.
Laughing off questions on potential challengers, Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt turned on the charm offensive on his maiden trip to India, throwing humility out of the window to declare that his records are pretty much out of reach.
Former Olympian Harbhajan Singh on Monday expressed apprehension that Assembly elections in Jharkhand, likely to be held by the end of this year, will affect preparations for the 35th National Games to be held in January next year in Kerala.
Selection snubs despite good performances have left him feeling hurt but veteran Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh says being ignored repeatedly has not dampened his spirits and he would continue to try for a comeback in the national team.
The victory against Kings XI Punjab has brought them back in the play-offs mix but Mumbai Indians have no time to relax as they take on struggling Delhi Daredevils in another must-win IPL clash, here on Friday.
Considering that the margin for error is very less in Twenty20 leagues such as IPL, veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh says it is important to "have courage and bowl without fear" in the slam-bang format where batsmen call the shots.
Languishing at the bottom of the table, defending champions Mumbai Indians will be desperate to end their winless streak in their final match of the first leg of IPL in the UAE when they lock horns with another struggling outfit, Sunrisers Hyderabad, here on Wednesday.
The Mumbai Indians franchise won their maiden Indian Premier League title last season under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma by beating the two-time champions of the League, Chennai Super Kings, in the final. This time around, the Mumbai franchise will look to defend their title under the same skipper.
Facing a barrage of criticism for his slow batting in the lost World Twenty20 final against Sri Lanka, Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh found support from his teammate and close friend Harbhajan Singh, who urged fans to not be bitter about just "one bad day".
In an unusual but successful move, skipper Harbhajan Singh promoted himself to No.3 position and smashed a 50-ball 78, thus playing a pivotal role in Punjab`s nine-run win over Services in a North Zone leg match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy, here on friday.