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A night of RCB nostalgia in Indore

As KL Rahul and Chris Gayle walked out to the middle, a sense of nostalgia would have hit Royal Challengers Bangalore, and its countless legion of fans. Imagine a batting line-up that has these two opening and then followed by Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers to round off the top four. One season ago, this was indeed the batting ... Read More »

RCB caught short by frustrations on the field

By the end of Sunday’s game at the Chinnaswamy stadium, Virat Kohli wore a familiar look of dejection and seemed like a man who could feel the burden of expectations on his RCB jersey-clad shoulders – an annual ritual by this stage of the IPL for three years now. Kohli held his end of the bargain – an unbeaten 44-ball ... Read More »

Et tu, RCB 2018?

There was a different vibe at the Wankhede Stadium on Tuesday, the first weekday IPL game of the season in Mumbai. The crowds beat the usual traffic snarls, humid weather and the ever-on-the-move rush to be greeted to some soft English rock at the stadium. It didn’t seem like a sporting arena for a long time. Even three defeats wasn’t ... Read More »

Nitish Rana – KKR’s pulse-setting bassist

When Nitish Rana announced his arrival in the Indian Premier League last season, one can bet that not a single soul in Kolkata was happy. His 29-ball 50 that night was one of the major forces that downed Kolkata Knight Riders despite them putting up a stern 178 on the board. After that, the gutsy southpaw would add two more ... Read More »

ICC World Cup Qualifiers: Afghanistan Thrash West Indies To Win Qualifying Final

Leg-spin sensation Rashid Khan became the fastest bowler ever to reach 100 one-day international wickets. Mohammad Shahzad stole the limelight as Afghanistan laid down a marker ahead of next year’s World Cup by romping to a seven-wicket thrashing of the West Indies in Sunday’s qualifying final in Harare. Leg-spin sensation Rashid Khan became the fastest bowler ever to reach 100 ... Read More »

Hardik Pandya to be booked for Ambedkar tweet

JODHPUR: A special SC/ST court on Wednesday directed the police here to register an FIR against Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya for his alleged comment on Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar. According to petitioner D R Meghwal, Pandya, on December 26, 2017, posted a comment on his twitter account, which insulted Ambedkar and hurt the sentiments of the people of his community. ... Read More »