Sunil Gavaskar seeks Rs 1.90 cr from BCCI for serving as IPL-7 chief
Sunil Gavaskar seeks Rs 1.90 cr from BCCI for serving as IPL-7 chief

Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has asked for an amount of Rs 1.90 crore as remuneration for rendering his services as president BCCI-IPL during the seventh edition of the cash-rich league last year, which was held in UAE and India.

Sunil Gavaskar pins hope on current Indian players
Sunil Gavaskar pins hope on current Indian players

Sunil Gavaskar believes that the current Indian team is the one for future. The legendary batsman said that this young Indian team will only get better, according to a leading television channel.

Cricket World Cup: Is Mahendra Singh Dhoni losing his Midas touch?
Cricket World Cup: Is Mahendra Singh Dhoni losing his Midas touch?

When Mahendra Singh Dhoni was surprisingly named India`s captain in 2007 as senior players backed out of the inaugural World Twenty20, he responded by leading his team to the title.

Pressure of semi-finals got to India: Sunil Gavaskar
Pressure of semi-finals got to India: Sunil Gavaskar

Dejected with Indian batsmen's poor shot selection in their 329-run chase, former skipper Sunil Gavaskar said that the pressure of the cricket World Cup semi-final got to the team as it was outplayed by Australia here on Thursday.

Sunil Gavaskar advises India to bat first and post a big total
Sunil Gavaskar advises India to bat first and post a big total

Former captain Sunil Gavaskar tipped Australia as favourites to win Thursday's high-voltage cricket World Cup semifinal against India but said Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side can beat the hosts if they bat first and put up a big total.

Well-deserved final for New Zealand: Sunil Gavaskar
Well-deserved final for New Zealand: Sunil Gavaskar

Former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar praised New Zealand for playing "outstanding" cricket throughout the World Cup, saying the Kiwis thoroughly deserved to be in the final after edging past South Africa in a battle of nerves at Auckland today.

India combining well as a bowling unit: Sunil Gavaskar
India combining well as a bowling unit: Sunil Gavaskar

Impressed with the excellent bowling show by the Indian team so far, former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday said that the bowlers have combined well as a unit to pick all the opposition wickets in the seven wins on the trot in the ongoing cricket World Cup.

India expected to beat Bangladesh but may not be easy: Sunil Gavaskar
India expected to beat Bangladesh but may not be easy: Sunil Gavaskar

Former captain Sunil Gavaskar expects India to beat Bangladesh in their cricket World Cup quarterfinal fixture at the MCG on Thursday but says it may not be as easy for the defending champions as people think it is.

ICC World Cup: MS Dhoni 'keeping' drills: Catch 10 balls on match days
ICC World Cup: MS Dhoni 'keeping' drills: Catch 10 balls on match days

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's cricketing philosophy has by and large remained unorthodox and the biggest testimony to that is his 'minimum practice and maximum result' theory that has worked wonders during his decade long career as India international.

India can take Bangladesh lightly at their own peril in QF: Sunil Gavaskar
India can take Bangladesh lightly at their own peril in QF: Sunil Gavaskar

Terming Bangladesh a dangerous side on current form, former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Friday warned Indian players to not take their eastern neighbours lightly when the two teams meet in the cricket World Cup knock-out stage at the MCG on March 19.

World Cup 2015: We're gonna lift the trophy now, says Ravi Shastri
World Cup 2015: We're gonna lift the trophy now, says Ravi Shastri

Pumped up by a remarkable unbeaten streak, the Indian cricket team's Director Ravi Shastri today said the defending champions are well on course to lift the World Cup trophy for a second successive time.

England is overrated in both cricket and football: Sunil Gavaskar
England is overrated in both cricket and football: Sunil Gavaskar

Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar on Monday slammed the England team for its embarrassingly early exit from the World Cup, calling it an overrated side in not just cricket but football also.

India need to tighten batting against Ireland: Sunil Gavaskar
India need to tighten batting against Ireland: Sunil Gavaskar

Former captain Sunil Gavaskar feels India need to tighten up their batting and go full throttle against Ireland on Tuesday to emerge as group table-toppers in the ongoing ICC cricket World Cup.

Current ODI rules make it too easy for batsmen: Rashid Latif
Current ODI rules make it too easy for batsmen: Rashid Latif

Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has made a strong plea to the International Cricket Council (ICC) to revise the fielding restrictions rule in One-day Internationals in a bid to stop devaluation of former greats' achievements.

Gavaskar, Laxman advise Kohli to end row with journalist
Gavaskar, Laxman advise Kohli to end row with journalist

Not too impressed with Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour towards a journalist recently, former Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and V V S Laxman on Thursday called on the star batsman to resolve the row amicably with the concerned scribe.

India are playing best cricket of ICC 2015 World Cup, insists Brian Lara
India are playing best cricket of ICC 2015 World Cup, insists Brian Lara

Insisting that India are currently playing the "best cricket of the World Cup", West Indies batting legend Brian Lara feels that the defending champions must test their bench strength against minnows UAE in a Pool B match here on Saturday. 

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.