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Sunil Gavaskar floored by 'natural cricketers' from Afghanistan
Sunil Gavaskar floored by 'natural cricketers' from Afghanistan

Sunil Gavaskar has predicted a bright future for Afghanistan after their first ever World Cup win, saying the players from the strife-torn come across as "natural cricketers", reminding him of West Indies' greats of the past.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: New book on Mumbai cricket released
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: New book on Mumbai cricket released

In the thick of ICC World Cup action Down Under, a new book on cricket in Mumbai, considered the Mecca for the game in the country, has hit the stands.

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.

MS Dhoni inspects MCG match strip all by himself
MS Dhoni inspects MCG match strip all by himself

Call it by fate or by design, Mahendra Singh Dhoni probably shares a different kind of bonding with the Melbourne Cricket Ground as it was again evident today, a day before India's second group league encounter against South Africa in the ICC Cricket World Cup.

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.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Eyes on Gary Kirsten as South Africa prepare for India
ICC Cricket World Cup: Eyes on Gary Kirsten as South Africa prepare for India

Having coached one team to the World Cup title, Gary Kirsten is now helping plot another nation`s bid for the coveted prize -- and the two will meet when India take on South Africa on Sunday.

'Gary Kirsten's presence in South Africa camp won't make much difference'
'Gary Kirsten's presence in South Africa camp won't make much difference'

Even as South Africa plot India's downfall with the help of Gary Kirsten and Mike Hussey, cricketing greats Sunil Gavaskar and Ian Chappell on Wednesday felt their presence would not make much of a difference to the Proteas' chances in their World Cup game against the holders.

Yuvraj Singh deserves every penny for his yeoman service: Sunil Gavaskar
Yuvraj Singh deserves every penny for his yeoman service: Sunil Gavaskar

Former captain Sunil Gavaskar endorsed Delhi Daredevils splurging Rs 16 crore on Yuvraj Singh in the IPL 8 auction, saying the flamboyant all-rounder "deserves every penny for his yeoman service" to Indian cricket.

India were superior to Pakistan in all aspect: Sunil Gavaskar
India were superior to Pakistan in all aspect: Sunil Gavaskar

Former skipper Sunil Gavaskar believes India were superior to Pakistan in every aspect of the game during their World Cup win in Adelaide but said they need to work more on their bowling and fielding before they take on title-contenders such as Australia and New Zealand.

ICC World Cup: Sunil Gavaskar, VVS Laxman criticise tournament format
ICC World Cup: Sunil Gavaskar, VVS Laxman criticise tournament format

Legendary players Sunil Gavaskar and VVS Laxman on Thursday lambasted the format of the upcoming Cricket World Cup, saying that the inclusion of the ICC Associate members could reduce the intensity of competition.

Sunil Gavaskar, Ian Chappell tip India to beat Pakistan again in World Cup
Sunil Gavaskar, Ian Chappell tip India to beat Pakistan again in World Cup

Legendary cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and Ian Chappell tipped India as favourites in their much anticipated World Cup clash against Pakistan, saying that past history and better acclimatisation to Australian conditions could tilt the balance in favour of the defending champions.

2015 WC will be most competitive ever: Sunil Gavaskar
2015 WC will be most competitive ever: Sunil Gavaskar

Former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar feels that the 2015 cricket World Cup beginning on February 14 in Australia and New Zealand will be "most competitive" edition ever as many teams can win the title.

MS Dhoni looked short of ideas, feels Sunil Gavaskar
MS Dhoni looked short of ideas, feels Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar feels that India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni ran "short of ideas" but at the same time wouldn't like to be too critical of him ahead of the ICC World Cricket World Cup starting in two weeks' time.

ICC World Cup 2015: Blunted bowling leaves champs India vulnerable
ICC World Cup 2015: Blunted bowling leaves champs India vulnerable

Loaded with free-stroking batsmen but missing match-winning bowlers, Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s India will look to chase down -- rather than defend -- the World Cup title they won four years ago.

Professional engagement different from commercial interest, says Supreme Court
Professional engagement different from commercial interest, says Supreme Court

Dragging names of former players donning different roles in cricket did not cut much ice for N Srinivasan to remain at the helm of BCCI affairs, as the Supreme Court drew a clear distinction between commercial interest and professional engagement of a player on account of his proficiency in the game.

Indian bowlers learnt nothing from overseas trips: Sunil Gavaskar
Indian bowlers learnt nothing from overseas trips: Sunil Gavaskar

 Once again slamming the Indian bowlers for their poor showing in Australian conditions ahead of the World Cup, former captain Sunil Gavaskar said that the bowlers have learnt nothing from their past experiences on foreign tours.

We should look for fresh set of bowlers: Sunil Gavaskar
We should look for fresh set of bowlers: Sunil Gavaskar

Coming down heavily on the Indian bowling attack in Australia, former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Saturday said that it's time "we look for a fresh set of bowlers" in the Test ranks to ensure better showing in overseas conditions.

Steve Smith becomes highest Australian run getter in four-match Test series against India
Steve Smith becomes highest Australian run getter in four-match Test series against India

Australia's marathon man Steven Smith broke another record in Test cricket after becoming the highest Australian runs scorer in four-match Test series against India.