Former Indian skipper and incumbent India 'A' coach Rahul Dravid feels that taking singles always put the bowlers under pressure but the art of rotating strike has diminished with the emergence of Twenty20.
India's quest to maintain a clean slate in their short cricket tour of Zimbabwe went up in smoke as they suffered a 10-run loss to the hosts in the second and final Twenty20 international here on Sunday.
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly insisted it was possible for the lucrative Indian Premier League to "get back on track" following a betting scandal that saw two of its eight teams dramatically suspended on Tuesday.
Former New Zealand left-arm spinner and captain Daniel Vettori believes the Twenty20 format has helped spinners evolve in the long run, also adding that it has made the spinners think a step ahead of the batsman and take extra risks.
Australia`s Moises Henriques and Surrey team-mate Rory Burns were said to be in "decent shape" Monday following their sickening collision when they ran into each other trying to take a catch in a county match.
England, not for the first time, will try to re-launch themselves as a one-day international cricket side when they face World Cup finalists New Zealand in the first of a five-match series at Edgbaston on Tuesday.
It may be a low-key affair in strictly cricketing terms, but Friday`s opening Twenty20 clash between Pakistan and Zimbabwe in Lahore represents a chance for the hosts to show they are once again open for business.
22 runs with the bat and four wickets with the ball, that's how Piyush Chawla's won the match for defending chamspions against a under-performing Delhi Daredevils side at Eden Gardens. With the win, KKR climbed into third place.
Ajinkya Rahane continued his sparkling form as he struck a 54-ball unbeaten 91 to help Rajasthan Royals beat Delhi Daredevils by 14 runs and bounce back from a five-match winless streak in the IPL cricket tournament here on Sunday.
The 500th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL), and 36th match of 2015 edition was marked with a special knock by Ajinkya Rahane at the Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai. His unbeaten 91 off 54 proved the difference between winners. With the win, Shane Watson's side return to winning ways and now lead the table. With the defeat, Jean-Paul Duminy's side will need to win four of the five matches to keep their play-off hopes.
Welcome to our Live coverage of Match 34 of the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings being played at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
Sunrisers Hyderabad's coach Tom Moody today said his middle-order batsmen will have to capitalise on the early starts given by David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan to turn their fortunes in the ongoing IPL cricket tournament.