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India for 2016 World T20 is like triumphant India of 2007

On September 24, 2007, a young Indian team clinched the inaugural Twenty20 World Cup after a thrilling five-run victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the final in Johannesburg – a win that embedded fearlessness in Indian cricketers. In a nail-biting match that saw pendulum swinging till the last moment, the Indian team, led by a young and robust Mahendra Singh Dhoni, ... Read More »

Wanted: scheduling prudence

Spare players, spectators and broadcasters unnecessary trouble Till a few years ago, cricket used to be a seasonal game. Now it is an all-weather game — be it the height of the summer or the middle of the monsoon. The forgettable one-off Test between India and Bangladesh at Fatullah saw virtually two days of action only and posed some important ... Read More »

MI canters into the final with a handsome victory

CSK will now face the winners of tomorrow’s eliminator between RR and RCB Mumbai Indians soared on wings of confidence into its third IPL final, beating league-toppers Chennai Super Kings in the first Qualifier. CSK was on course before plunging downhill, managing only 162 in 19 overs to hand the home team an exhilarating 25-run victory. Dwayne Smith flicked and ... Read More »

ICC Cricket World Cup: India title defence ends in heartbreak Aussies enter final with thumping win

Sydney: India’s near flawless title defence came to an agonising end on Thursday as they succumbed to pressure against the clinical Australians, who decimated the defending champions by 95 runs to romp into the finals and break a million Indian hearts. In an engrossing semifinal clash, four-time champions Australia rode on Steve Smith’s classy 105 to post an imposing 328/7 ... Read More »

India thrash Pakistan to launch World Cup campaign in style

ADELAIDE: Defending champions India launched their World Cup campaign in style as they produced a clinical performance to spank Pakistan by 76 runs, maintaining their unbeaten record against the arch-rivals in the mega event on Sunday. Scorecard | Match in Pics In the high-voltage contest between the bitter rivals, India again emerged victorious in a rather one-sided affair, thus maintaining their magnificent ... Read More »

Dhoni and his men face an onerous task

India has leaked runs against the lower order and has also been prone to batting collapses Closing out games from a position of strength is a fine art. Accomplished sides shut the escape routes for the opposition. In both Adelaide and here, India left the door open for Australia to spoil the party. It’s not ability alone that takes the ... Read More »