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Afghanistan have the potential to win Asia Cup: Asghar Afghan

19 Jun 2020

Afghanistan have the potential to win Asia Cup: Asghar Afghan

Afghanistan skipper Asghar Afghan believes the team carries the potential to win the impending edition of Asia Cup.

#NewsBytesExplainer: All you need to know about variations of spin

04 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: All you need to know about variations of spin

"Pitch it up and let the ball dance around!" This has been the mantra of spinners since the inception of cricket.

Tino Best rips apart Harbhajan Singh on Twitter, here's why!

09 Oct 2018

Tino Best rips apart Harbhajan Singh on Twitter, here's why!

Harbhajan Singh's post on Twitter wasn't taken well by former West Indies cricketer Tino Best, as the latter took a dig at the ex-Indian spinner.

This is the secret behind Kedar Jadhav's wicket-taking art

20 Sep 2018

This is the secret behind Kedar Jadhav's wicket-taking art

Part-time spinner Kedar Jadhav has a knack of picking up crucial wickets and the Indian batsman attributes his golden touch to not bowling much in the nets.

Here's how Shane Warne wants to make Test cricket interesting

13 Sep 2018

Here's how Shane Warne wants to make Test cricket interesting

Former Australian cricketer, Shane Warne, has a suggestion for the ICC and pitch curators to make Test cricket interesting and appealing to fans.

Kohli admits Ashwin wasn't 100% fit at Southampton

07 Sep 2018

Kohli admits Ashwin wasn't 100% fit at Southampton

Virat Kohli and the Indian management got it all wrong when they decided to play off-spinner R Ashwin in the fourth Test, against England, at Southampton.

The most fierce Test cricket rivalries of all time

03 Aug 2018

The most fierce Test cricket rivalries of all time

The James Anderson versus Virat Kohli battle in Tests is one of a kind.

#IndiaInEngland: Ashwin a thorn for left-handed batsmen

02 Aug 2018

#IndiaInEngland: Ashwin a thorn for left-handed batsmen

India's senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was in business in the first innings of the Edgbaston Test against England after ending up with 4/60.

#IndiaInEngland: How strong is Virat Kohli-led Test squad?

18 Jul 2018

#IndiaInEngland: How strong is Virat Kohli-led Test squad?

The BCCI has announced an 18-member squad for the first three Tests against England, starting August 1.

What is the ideal ODI Playing XI for India?

18 Jul 2018

What is the ideal ODI Playing XI for India?

India went down to England 1-2 in the recently concluded ODI series.

Why Kuldeep Yadav should be included in the Test squad?

13 Jul 2018

Why Kuldeep Yadav should be included in the Test squad?

23-year-old wrist spinner, Kuldeep Yadav, is definitely the best in business, amongst lefties, when it comes to spin bowling.

England using bowling simulator to counter spin-wizard Kuldeep Yadav

05 Jul 2018

England using bowling simulator to counter spin-wizard Kuldeep Yadav

Mystery spinner Kuldeep Yadav's rise as a bowler has been meteoric.

Records held by Kuldeep Yadav in limited-overs

04 Jul 2018

Records held by Kuldeep Yadav in limited-overs

Indian cricket team's left-arm wrist spinner, Kuldeep Yadav was, once again, in top form as he decimated England in the first T20I of the three-match series on Tuesday.

Top 5 bowlers of IPL 2018 so far

30 Apr 2018

Top 5 bowlers of IPL 2018 so far

In the last article, we analyzed the top five batsmen so far in the Indian Premier League 2018, now we would look at their counterparts.

The rise of Afghan cricketer Rashid Khan

06 Mar 2018

The rise of Afghan cricketer Rashid Khan

At 19 years and 165 days of age, Rashid Khan, who led Afghanistan against Scotland in the World Cup Qualifier, became the youngest captain in international cricket's history.

#CricketInNumbers: Batting records held by bowlers

02 Mar 2018

#CricketInNumbers: Batting records held by bowlers

There have been a number of times when the whole batting line-up has failed to score but the bowlers have stepped up to the situation to take the team out of trouble.

Mohammad Hafeez wants ICC to tweak rules to retain 'doosra'

25 Feb 2018

Mohammad Hafeez wants ICC to tweak rules to retain 'doosra'

Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez said the International Cricket Council (ICC) should tweak its rules to ensure that the 'doosra' remains a part of the sport.

Is this India's best bowling line-up ever?

17 Feb 2018

Is this India's best bowling line-up ever?

Even before India embarked the journey to South Africa, the build-up was all about India's fine batsmen against the vicious bowling attack of Proteas.

Remembering Kumble's perfect 10

07 Feb 2018

Remembering Kumble's perfect 10

Indian spin legend, Anil Kumble scripted history by claiming a 'perfect 10' on February 7, 1999 at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi.

Lloyd Pope, the next Shane Warne?

23 Jan 2018

Lloyd Pope, the next Shane Warne?

18-year-old Australian leg spinner, Lloyd Pope has been the toast of the cricketing world for his record-breaking 8/35 figures at the ongoing ICC U-19 World Cup.

Ashwin working on leg spin ahead of SA tour

22 Dec 2017

Ashwin working on leg spin ahead of SA tour

India's master off-spinner, Ravichandran Ashwin, is working on 'leg-spin', adding yet another variation to his bowling arsenal, ahead of the India's tour of South Africa.

Top five bowlers with most wickets in a calendar year

04 Dec 2017

Top five bowlers with most wickets in a calendar year

As 2017 cricket-season nears its end, South Africa's Kagiso Rabada, with 81 wickets, is the leading wicket-taker this year across all formats.

Ajmal accuses ICC of being unfair

30 Nov 2017

Ajmal accuses ICC of being unfair

Pakistani ace-spinner Saeed Ajmal who called it a day on his cricket career on Wednesday, has stirred up a hornet's nest by lashing out at the International Cricket Council's protocol of assessing bowling actions.

Who is better overseas- Ashwin or Jadeja?

30 Nov 2017

Who is better overseas- Ashwin or Jadeja?

Ashwin and Jadeja have been a vital clog in India's incredible success over the last few years.

Is Ashwin India's greatest spin bowler?

27 Nov 2017

Is Ashwin India's greatest spin bowler?

When it comes to the art of spin bowling, Indians excel at it. We have produced some of the best spinners in the world over the years.

Ashwin becomes the fastest bowler to claim 300 test wickets

27 Nov 2017

Ashwin becomes the fastest bowler to claim 300 test wickets

When Ravichandran Ashwin scalped the wicket of Gamage today, he also became the fastest bowler to claim 300 wickets in just 54 test matches.

Contemplated suicide after non-selection, says Kuldeep Yadav

13 Nov 2017

Contemplated suicide after non-selection, says Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav, India's rising chinaman bowler, revealed that as a 13-year-old he thought of quitting cricket and committing suicide when he was not picked up for the Uttar Pradesh U-15 team.

Cherishing Anil Kumble's achievements as he turns 47

17 Oct 2017

Cherishing Anil Kumble's achievements as he turns 47

Former captain, coach and the best bowler that India has produced, Anil Kumble, turns 47 today.

Rangana Herath's 400 test wickets and other records

03 Oct 2017

Rangana Herath's 400 test wickets and other records

Sri Lanka's veteran left-arm spin bowler Rangana Herath picked up his 400th wicket in test cricket during the first test match against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

Kuldeep Yadav's hat-trick and other records broken by him

22 Sep 2017

Kuldeep Yadav's hat-trick and other records broken by him

Kuldeep Yadav entered the ODI cricketing history when he claimed his maiden hat-trick during the 2nd Ind vs Aus ODI match at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

Who are the best left-arm spinners in test history?

18 Sep 2017

Who are the best left-arm spinners in test history?

The category of best left-arm spinners in the history of test cricket will be incomplete without the likes of all-time greats Rangana Herath, Daniel Vettori, Derek Underwood and Bishan Singh Bedi.

All you want to know about spin bowlers

27 Jun 2017

All you want to know about spin bowlers

Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav made his ODI debut for India against West Indies and picked up three wickets to help India win by 105 runs.

Imad displaces Tahir to become the number one T20 bowler

27 Jun 2017

Imad displaces Tahir to become the number one T20 bowler

Pakistan's Imad Wasim has become the number one T20 bowler with 780 points as per the recent rankings of the International Cricket Council (ICC).