Indian legend VVS Laxman is not too impressed with former Australian captain Michael Clarke’s claims that Australian cricketers ‘sucked up’ to India captain Virat Kohli and went soft on him as they wanted to protect their IPL contracts. Contradicting Clarke, Laxman stated that being nice does not guarantee any player a place in an IPL franchise, and that much more needs to be done to earn the big bucks.
The final of the World Cup is the biggest stage for any cricketer to leave his mark on the game. And as the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup is all set to get underway, we look back at star performers in World Cup finals over the years.
The Austral-Asia Cup final played between India and Pakistan on April 18, 1986 is undoubtedly the most memorable clash between the two sides, a match which went all the way to the wire. Here’s a recap of that riveting finale that remains fresh in memory even today.
IPL 6 will see a new team by the name – Sunrisers Hyderabad. Owned by the Sun Network Television Company, the Sunrisers are the replacement of the terminated Deccan Chargers, the previous IPL franchise representing Hyderabad.
Krishnamachari Srikkanth, India’s Chief National Selector has hit a controversy after announcing the Asia Cup 2012 Squad yesterday in Mumbai! The former dashing opener asked a television reporter to shut up when he was asked a question relating to Virender Sehwag’s fitness!