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Former Indian cricketer Chetan Chauhan tests positive for COVID-19

12 Jul 2020

Former Indian cricketer Chetan Chauhan tests positive for COVID-19

Former Indian opener Chetan Chauhan tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Saturday.

Wasim Jaffer appointed head coach of Uttarakhand cricket team

23 Jun 2020

Wasim Jaffer appointed head coach of Uttarakhand cricket team

Former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer has been appointed head coach of the Uttarakhand cricket team for the impending domestic season.

Will Dhoni be a part of the training camp?

19 Jun 2020

Will Dhoni be a part of the training camp?

Former Indian captain MS Dhoni's future in Indian cricket has been shrouded in mystery since the 2019 World Cup semi-final.

Dhoni would have been exceptional at number three: Gautam Gambhir

15 Jun 2020

Dhoni would have been exceptional at number three: Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been arguably the greatest finisher in the white-ball cricket.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why does Team India falter in ICC tournaments?

13 Jun 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why does Team India falter in ICC tournaments?

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir recently stated that Team India lacks the ability to handle pressure in knockout games.

Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja passes away at 39

07 Jun 2020

Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja passes away at 39

In a terrible piece of news, Kannada film actor Chiranjeevi Sarja passed away on Sunday at a hospital in Bengaluru. He was 39.

India did not plan well for 2019 WC: Yuvraj Singh

17 May 2020

India did not plan well for 2019 WC: Yuvraj Singh

Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh believes the Indian squad lacked experience in the 2019 World Cup.

Harbhajan, Gambhir slam Afridi over controversial remarks on PM Modi

17 May 2020

Harbhajan, Gambhir slam Afridi over controversial remarks on PM Modi

Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi's recent remarks on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi were deemed outrageous in India.

'Australia have struggled overseas', says Gautam Gambhir

11 May 2020

'Australia have struggled overseas', says Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir is disgruntled with Australia reclaiming the number one Test spot.

I feel the pressure during first few deliveries: MS Dhoni

08 May 2020

I feel the pressure during first few deliveries: MS Dhoni

Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is renowned for handling his nerves well during crunch situations.

'MS Dhoni is back,' tweets Chennai Super Kings

05 May 2020

'MS Dhoni is back,' tweets Chennai Super Kings

Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is spending quality time with his family in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Rohit should back youngsters the way Dhoni did: Gautam Gambhir

03 May 2020

Rohit should back youngsters the way Dhoni did: Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir believes Rohit Sharma is one of the greatest batsmen in limited-overs cricket.

#NewsBytesExplainer: The art of leaving the ball in Test cricket

28 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: The art of leaving the ball in Test cricket

Test cricket is the ultimate test of skill and endurance.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why is ICC considering to legalize ball-tampering?

26 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why is ICC considering to legalize ball-tampering?

According to a recent ESPNcricinfo report, the International Cricket Council (ICC) is planning to legalize ball-tampering.

IPL without spectators will be a smarter option: Hardik Pandya

26 Apr 2020

IPL without spectators will be a smarter option: Hardik Pandya

Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya believes the 13th edition of Indian Premier League could be staged behind closed doors.

Gautam Gambhir performs last rites of domestic help amid lockdown

24 Apr 2020

Gautam Gambhir performs last rites of domestic help amid lockdown

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir performed the last rites of his deceased domestic help in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

'India could hold T20 World Cup 2020', Sunil Gavaskar suggests

21 Apr 2020

'India could hold T20 World Cup 2020', Sunil Gavaskar suggests

Former Indian opener Sunil Gavaskar believes India and Australia could swap the T20 World Cup in order to host the tournaments in two consecutive years.

'I had also removed my jersey', Yuvraj on NatWest final

19 Apr 2020

'I had also removed my jersey', Yuvraj on NatWest final

The 2002 NatWest series victory in England marked the beginning of India's golden period under Sourav Ganguly.

Former Indian wicket-keeper Ajay Ratra completes CA's online coaching course

19 Apr 2020

Former Indian wicket-keeper Ajay Ratra completes CA's online coaching course

Former Indian wicket-keeper Ajay Ratra has completed an introductory level coaching course with Cricket Australia amid countrywide lockdown.

MS Dhoni's favorite player was Suresh Raina, claims Yuvraj Singh

19 Apr 2020

MS Dhoni's favorite player was Suresh Raina, claims Yuvraj Singh

Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh feels every captain has a favorite player and for MS Dhoni, it was none other than Suresh Raina.

KKR could have won more titles with Russell: Gautam Gambhir

18 Apr 2020

KKR could have won more titles with Russell: Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir believes Kolkata Knight Riders would have clinched a couple of more IPL titles, had they acquired Andre Russell a few seasons earlier.

When MS Dhoni lost his cool due to Kuldeep Yadav

17 Apr 2020

When MS Dhoni lost his cool due to Kuldeep Yadav

Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is known for keeping his cool, regardless of any situation.

Indian Premier League: Complete statistical analysis of MI's performance

17 Apr 2020

Indian Premier League: Complete statistical analysis of MI's performance

Four-time Indian Premier League (IPL) winners Mumbai Indians (MI) have enjoyed a lot of success in the cash-rich tournament.

Being nice to Indians doesn't fetch IPL contract: VVS Laxman

15 Apr 2020

Being nice to Indians doesn't fetch IPL contract: VVS Laxman

Former Indian batsman VVS Laxman hit back at Michael Clarke for his comments on the IPL contract.

#ThisDayThatYear: Tendulkar smashes his only IPL ton for Mumbai Indians

15 Apr 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Tendulkar smashes his only IPL ton for Mumbai Indians

Former Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar showed what he could have achieved in T20 cricket had the format come into prominence much earlier.

Coronavirus outbreak: Mohammad Azharuddin vouches to tweak FTP

12 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Mohammad Azharuddin vouches to tweak FTP

Former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin believes all the cricket boards should ponder over the international cricket calendar in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Rohit should have been included in Wisden's list: VVS Laxman

12 Apr 2020

Rohit should have been included in Wisden's list: VVS Laxman

Former Indian batsman VVS Laxman voiced his opinion as opener Rohit Sharma was left out of the recently announced Wisden's list of five players.

Kapil Dev shoots down Shoaib Akhtar's suggestion on Indo-Pak series

09 Apr 2020

Kapil Dev shoots down Shoaib Akhtar's suggestion on Indo-Pak series

Former Indian captain Kapil Dev shot down Shoaib Akhtar's suggestion to have an India-Pakistan series to raise funds which can help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

#ThisDayThatYear: Tendulkar became the youngest to scale 3,000 ODI runs

09 Apr 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Tendulkar became the youngest to scale 3,000 ODI runs

Former Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar became the youngest to surpass 3,000 ODI runs on this day, 25 years ago.

Rohit Sharma's batting style reminded me of Inzamam-ul-Haq: Yuvraj Singh

05 Apr 2020

Rohit Sharma's batting style reminded me of Inzamam-ul-Haq: Yuvraj Singh

Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh recalled how Rohit Sharma rose to fame after making his debut.

Ganguly supported me more than Dhoni and Kohli: Yuvraj Singh

01 Apr 2020

Ganguly supported me more than Dhoni and Kohli: Yuvraj Singh

Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh opened up on his 19-year-old career, stating that Sourav Ganguly supported him more than MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli.

Coronavirus outbreak: David Warner shaves off head to show support

31 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: David Warner shaves off head to show support

Australian opener David Warner has shaved off his head in order to show support for medical staff who is working round the clock amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: Cricketers who offered donations to combat COVID-19

29 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Cricketers who offered donations to combat COVID-19

The entire world has been facing the wrath of the deadly coronavirus which has claimed over 31,000 lives and infected nearly 6,79,000 people.

Wasim Jaffer set to become the head coach of Vidarbha

27 Mar 2020

Wasim Jaffer set to become the head coach of Vidarbha

Former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer may take over as the new coach of Vidarbha cricket team.

Rahul Dravid decodes CSK's success and failure of RCB

25 Mar 2020

Rahul Dravid decodes CSK's success and failure of RCB

Former Indian captain Rahul Dravid feels the experience of Chennai Super Kings' owners gives them the edge over other franchises in the Indian Premier League.

Dhoni is still a prized possession if fit: Wasim Jaffer

19 Mar 2020

Dhoni is still a prized possession if fit: Wasim Jaffer

Former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer opined that India could continue with the services of Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the upcoming T20 World Cup, given that he is still fit.

Virender Sehwag questions Dhoni's comeback in international cricket

18 Mar 2020

Virender Sehwag questions Dhoni's comeback in international cricket

Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag feels the comeback of MS Dhoni in Team India would not be a cake walk even after a successful IPL campaign.

Dravid and Laxman did not get enough credit, says Jaffer

16 Mar 2020

Dravid and Laxman did not get enough credit, says Jaffer

Former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer stated that veterans like VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid did not get enough due in their careers.

IPL should be played behind closed doors, says Gavaskar

13 Mar 2020

IPL should be played behind closed doors, says Gavaskar

Former Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and VVS Laxman opened up about the possibility of staging the upcoming IPL edition in front of empty stands, amid coronavirus outburst.

Disappointed the way critics went after Kohli: Gautam Gambhir

12 Mar 2020

Disappointed the way critics went after Kohli: Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir slammed the critics for targeting Team India after the completion of New Zealand tour.