Only a ‘Swachh Cricket Abhiyan’ can save the gentleman’s game

In the year 2000, when my father told me about Hansie Cronje being caught in match-fixing, instead of being shocked, I laughed and said, “You must be kidding.

US Open: Can five-time champion Roger Federer reach a final after five years?

Considering his form this year, Roger Federer is one of the clear favourites to win the US Open 2014.

Don`t worry Team India, you are playing West Indies next!

The Indian batsmen who failed miserably in England would be desperately waiting for the forthcoming Windies tour at home.

5th Test: Five things India need to do to level series against England

After beginning the five-match series on a confident note, the Indian cricket team has let the momentum drift away towards England, who have taken an unassailable 2-1 lead in the series.

Ishant Sharma: Team India’s man of the moment

Ishant Sharma`s record spell in 2nd test ended India`s 28-year win drought at Lord`s.

End of Djokovic’s pain as Federer misses out again

Despite that serve-and-volley approach, Federer seemed to be playing his best tennis against Djokovic, who has been the most consistent player in men`s tennis of late.

Alastair Cook is last thing England would want to lose

Over the last few years, English cricket’s success all across the world has revolved heavily around Alastair Cook. Whether it was the Ashes tour of 2010-11 where he amassed 766 runs off just seven innings, or his first tour to India as a skipper where he slammed centuries in all the three Tests, Cook has brought several laurels for England with some astonishing innings.

MS Dhoni & Co. can learn a lot from cash-deprived Sri Lanka

Team India needs to show the intent which the Lankans did against England.

India vs Bangladesh: The low-key affair is a golden opportunity for these 5 players

After a very long time, several senior Indian cricketers have been rested for an international tour. While it would provide them with the much-needed break, it has also opened a window of opportunity for several cricketers to once again impress the selectors with a good show at the highest level. Here is a list of five such cricketers.

India vs Bangladesh: Raina`s test as seniors rest

Very good opportunity for Raina to silence the critics by leading his team to a comprehensive win against Bangladesh.

IPL 2014: Fresh start but similar end for Delhi Daredevils

The revamp didn`t work at all for the Daredevils.

Fearless Glenn Maxwell taking slam-bang cricket to new heights

Glenn Maxwell – the man who was bought by the Mumbai Indians at IPL 2013 last year, has been the star of the seventh edition of the IPL so far, with two breathtaking innings.

Indian Premier League 2014: New beginning for old champions

Four players will make their captaincy debut in IPL 7.

World T20 semi-final: West Indies would be wary of Sri Lanka`s quality spin attack

Sri Lanka`s spin attack will test the depth in Windies batting.

Cricket isn’t a batsman’s game while Johnson is around

Mitchell Johnson has revived the art of pace bowling.

That intimidating force called Mitchell Johnson

Best of the batsmen have failed to tackle Johnson.

IPL is one competition every cricketer wants to play, says Ravi Bopara

In an exclusive chat with Suyash Srivastava of, Bopara spoke about IPL and a much-awaited appearance in his 100th ODI for England.

Wawrinka: From ‘the other Swiss` to an Australian Open champion

Wawrinka`s has won his first Major title in his 36th Grand Slam.

Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal: Tennis can’t get any better

Tennis would be at its best as Roger Federer will take on Rafael Nadal.

Victory against Novak Djokovic could do wonders to ‘Wow’rinka’s game

While it was a smooth run for the Serb so far in the tournament, Djokovic probably had been saving all the energy for the fourth round match against Stanislas Wawrinka.