Sachin Tendulkar once got belly dancers on my birthday in NZ: Ajit Wadekar
Sachin Tendulkar once got belly dancers on my birthday in NZ: Ajit Wadekar

Former India captain and manager Ajit Wadekar spilled the beans about "prankster Sachin Tendulkar", who once got half a dozen belly dancers on his 53rd birthday during cricket team's tour of New Zealand back in 1994.

Kapil Dev's team start as favourite for World Corporate Golf
Kapil Dev's team start as favourite for World Corporate Golf

Five years ago Kapil Dev and Vijay Kumar had won the National Final of the World Corporate Golf Challenge and the iconic cricketer and his team will start as favourites when they compete against top corporate golfers at the 10th annual TAKE Solutions Corporate Golf Challenge.

Spot and groom young bowlers to regain World Cup glory: Dilip Vengsarkar
Spot and groom young bowlers to regain World Cup glory: Dilip Vengsarkar

Providing a roadmap to win the next World Cup, scheduled in England in 2019, ex-India skipper Dilip Vengsarkar on Monday suggested that cricket authorities should spot a handful of young pace and spin bowlers and make them play in county cricket during the off season here.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Kapil Dev hails MS Dhoni's brave captaincy for India success
Cricket World Cup 2015: Kapil Dev hails MS Dhoni's brave captaincy for India success

Lauding Mahendra Singh Dhoni's brave leadership, cricket legend Kapil Dev feels it is the Indian captain's confidence in his players' ability that makes them believe they can retain the World Cup.

Vivian Richards pips Sachin Tendulkar as greatest ODI player in online poll
Vivian Richards pips Sachin Tendulkar as greatest ODI player in online poll

West Indian batting great Viv Richards has been voted as the greatest ODI player in the history of the game ahead of India's cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar in an online poll.

Government makes amendments to award schemes
Government makes amendments to award schemes

A retired judge of either Supreme Court or High Court will now head the Selection Committee for Arjuna Awards as the government has revised the schemes of various awards it present to sportspersons.

Anil Kumble inducted into ICC Hall of Fame
Anil Kumble inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Former India captain Anil Kumble was on Sunday inducted into the International Cricket Council Hall of Fame at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Hall of Fame entrant Anil Kumble relishes honour
Hall of Fame entrant Anil Kumble relishes honour

Former India captain Anil Kumble enters cricket`s Hall of Fame on Sunday, saying he was honoured to become only the fourth player from his country to join the elite club.

'Humbled' Anil Kumble calls Hall of Fame recognition a great honor
'Humbled' Anil Kumble calls Hall of Fame recognition a great honor

Former India captain and legspinner Anil Kumble on Thursday said being inducted into the ICC's Hall of Fame was an honor.

Anil Kumble to be inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame
Anil Kumble to be inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

Former Indian captain Anil Kumble is all set to become the 77th member of the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame after his name is inducted in the prestigious list during India's World Cup match against South Africa here on Sunday.

Kapil Dev lauds MS Dhoni's mature captaincy
Kapil Dev lauds MS Dhoni's mature captaincy

Crediting India's emphatic win over arch-rivals Pakistan in the World Cup to Mahendra Singh Dhoni's mature captaincy, cricket legend Kapil Dev today said the Indian skipper used his experience really well and was spot on with field placements.

List of top five India-Pakistan one-day thrillers
List of top five India-Pakistan one-day thrillers

New India and Pakistan have played 126 one-day internationals in more than three decades. We look at five memorable matches ahead of Sunday`s World Cup clash in Adelaide:

Indian team lacks genuine all-rounders: Mohinder Amarnath
Indian team lacks genuine all-rounders: Mohinder Amarnath

Having taken India to World Cup glory in 1983 by his all-round performance, Mohinder Amarnath feels the current side lacks "genuine" all-rounders and the bowlers are trying to bowl too quick instead of focussing on line and length.

Amitabh Bachchan 'excited' about his debut commentary during India-Pakistan World Cup match
Amitabh Bachchan 'excited' about his debut commentary during India-Pakistan World Cup match

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is busy cramming to get into the intricacies of cricket terminologies ahead of his debut commentary stint during the upcoming India- Pakistan match of the 2015 World Cup.

Don't mind Kohli blowing flying kiss if he scores ton: Kapil Dev
Don't mind Kohli blowing flying kiss if he scores ton: Kapil Dev

Former India captain Kapil Dev feels that he is fine with Virat Kohli's antics as long as he is performing on field.

ICC World Cup: India lack experience but have fighting spirit, says Kapil Dev
ICC World Cup: India lack experience but have fighting spirit, says Kapil Dev

 Former India captain Kapil Dev Monday said that though the country's World Cup squad lacks experience, they can fill the void through their energy and commitment.

R Balki happy about Amitabh Bachchan's Cricket World Cup stint
R Balki happy about Amitabh Bachchan's Cricket World Cup stint

On Feb 15 when India plays a cricket match against Pakistan in Adelaide, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be doing the commentary alongside stalwarts of the cricket-commentary world Harsh Bhogle and Kapil Dev. ‘Shamitabh’ director R. Balakrishnan is happy.

Kapil Dev hails timing of MS Dhoni's Test retirement
Kapil Dev hails timing of MS Dhoni's Test retirement

Saluting his decision to retire from Test cricket, former India captain Kapil Dev on Tuesday said Mahendra Singh Dhoni has given everybody, including the chair-greedy administrators, a food for thought with his bold step.

Like his father in 1983, can Stuart Binny emerge as India's World Cup hero?
Like his father in 1983, can Stuart Binny emerge as India's World Cup hero?

When Indian national selectors announced their 15-man World Cup squad, the only name that raised a few eyebrows was that of all-rounder Stuart Binny.

Reflections on the year without Sachin Tendulkar in the field
Reflections on the year without Sachin Tendulkar in the field

The year that the Indian cricket team played without Sachin Tendulkar and lost successive Test series abroad gives enough food for thought on the nature of the sport, also at a time when other team sports in the country are beginning to organise commercially on the lines of the Indian Premier League (IPL).