• IPL 7: Virender Sehwag grabs eyeballs in Kings XI Punjab squad 5 days ago

    After making a promising start in the inaugural edition of the India Premier League, Kings XI Punjab have failed to put up a consistent show in the last six editions. Their best performance came in 2008 when they reached the semis, and after that they have not been able to...
  • Pakistan: Former World Twenty20 champions hope to repeat 2009 March 12, 2014

    Pakistan, who lost the Asia Cup final to Sri Lanka, could turn out to be the dark horses in this edition of the ICC World Twenty20. Pakistan have been one of the more consistent teams in the shortest format of the game - with their winning percentage of 63.46 at...
  • The hottest picks of IPL-7 players' auction February 10, 2014

    As the biggest IPL players' auction since the inaugural edition of the Indian Premier League takes place on February 12 and 13, all eyes will be on the leading names in world cricket that will go under the hammer. The 514-strong list features 219 capped players (169 Indians and 50...
  • As it happened: India vs Germany, Hockey World League January 17, 2014

    Out of title race after a crushing defeat at the hands of Australia, hosts India would be hoping for a miracle when they take on Olympic champions Germany in the fifth-eighth place play-off game of the Hockey World League Final on Friday. Going into the clash, the Indians can take...
  • Do India deserve to be the No. 2 Test team? January 4, 2014

    This may sound a bit harsh but this question is not just a reaction to India's loss in South Africa. Indian players, batsmen in particular, did a good job in South Africa. A 0-1 loss against the formidable South Africa was not that bad considering that India were just getting...
  • Litmus test for Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the Caribbean June 27, 2013

    On June 20, 2011, Praveen Kumar, a medium-pacer from Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, made his Test debut for India at Sabina Park in Jamaica. He took six important wickets in the match and helped India win the first Test by 63 runs. More than two years later, on the same ground,...
  • Champions Trophy flashback: When Virender Sehwag pummelled England June 1, 2013

    Virender Sehwag was not that big name when he scored a blistering century to knock England out of the ICC Champions Trophy in 2002. Sehwag scored 126 off just 104 balls with 21 fours and a six, and had an opening stand of 192 with skipper Sourav Ganguly to thrash...
  • IBNLive's EPL team of the season 2012-13 May 21, 2013

    With the 2012-13 English Premier League (EPL) title having been decided, IBNLive runs the rule over the most valuable players. Enjoy! David de Gea: The Manchester United goalkeeper was slammed by critics initially for committing errors but the young Spaniard proved everyone wrong in the second half of the season,...
  • CLT20, MI vs CSK: As it happened October 20, 2012

    Chasing 174 to win, Mumbai Indians could only go as far as 167 for 7 despite Dinesh Karthik's 45-ball 74. ...
  • This could be a deciding race for driver's standing October 19, 2012

    Last year's Indian Grand Prix winner, Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel is again top of the drivers standing after a brilliant show at the Korean GP in Yeongam. The first-place finish at the Korean GP has taken Vettel six points ahead of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso. The fight for top place has...
  • Divers: Con artists on the football ground October 17, 2012

    Two big incidents in the last ten days of the English Premier League have raised the issue of diving again. Last week Liverpool's Luis Suarez Liverpool was criticised throughout the world when he threw himself to the ground, asking for a penalty against Stoke City. Suarez is well known for...
  • World T20 preview: Group B a tight fit September 16, 2012

    Australia, West Indies and Ireland are all capable of making it to the Super Eights, so predicting which two will make it through isn't easy. ...