Aakash Chopra

  • Star Sports to telecast Bangladesh-India ODI series June 14, 2014

    The three-match ODI series between India and Bangladesh will be covered live by the Star Sports. Former India opening batsman Aakash Chopra tweeted that Star Sports would be telecasting the Bangladesh vs India series. "India v Bangladesh ODI series will be on Star network. Commentary in both English and Hindi...
  • India have been a cut above the rest: Aakash Chopra June 18, 2013

    CNN-IBN's cricket expert Aakash Chopra has hailed the Indian Team's performance in the ongoing edition of the Champions Trophy and said that Team India have by far been the best side in the tournament. Chopra also heaped praises on Shikhar Dhawan and Ravindra Jadeja applauding their efforts with bat and ball...
  • KKR, CSK, MI big contenders for IPL 6 title March 31, 2013

    Harsha Bhogle and Aakash Chopra discuss the chances of the big contenders to lift the IPL 6 trophy - Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians with CNN-IBN's Gaurav Kalra. ...
  • Is IPL losing its sheen due to too many controversies? March 30, 2013

    Cricketainment is back, and in the first episode Harsha Bhogle and Aakash Chopra discuss the reputation of Indian Premier League amidst the constant barrage of controversies and much more. ...
  • Test ouster will do Sehwag a lot of good, says Aakash Chopra March 7, 2013

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts Aakash Chopra and Maninder Singh talk about Virender Sehwag's exclusion from the remainder of the Test series against Australia. ...
  • India played fantastic cricket in Hyderabad Test March 5, 2013

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts Kri Srikkanth and Aakash Chopra discuss India's thumping win in the second Test against Australia on Tuesday. ...
  • 'Length, approach separated Ashwin and Harbhajan' February 27, 2013

    New Delhi: The difference between R Ashwin and Harbhajan Singh's success with the ball in the recent Chennai Test against Australia owed to a divergence in approach, feels former India opener Aakash Chopra. While Ashwin, in his 13th Test, finished the match with a 12-wicket haul, Harbhajan collected figures of...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C, Round 8, Day 3: J&K vs HP tie heads for interesting finish December 24, 2012

    Jammu: Parvez Rassol and Ram Dayal struck impressive half centuries as Jammu and Kashmir post a fighting total of 248 in their second innings, leaving their Ranji Trophy group league match against Himachal Pradesh for an interesting finish here on Monday. Resuming the third day at 16 for three, J &...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C, Round 4: Goa, Himachal Pradesh take three points November 27, 2012

    Kerala did well to hold onto a draw against Goa at Malappuram after following-on. Goa dismissed Kerala for 297 after piling up 512 for 8 (dec) in their first innings. Kerala were 120 for 4 at the end of day four in their second innings. Brief score: Goa 512 for 8...
  • Ranji, Group C, Round 4, Day 3: Andhra, Services claim victories November 26, 2012

    Andhra notched up their second outright victory of this Ranji season by thrashing hapless Jammu & Kashmir (J & K) by an innings and 15 runs. Andhra earned seven points from the match (one bonus point for an innings victory). J & K were shot out for 222 in their...
  • Ranji, Group C, Round 4, Day 2: Andhra in command against J & K November 25, 2012

    Andhra captain AG lead from the front and blasted a fine century to put his team in the commanding position against Jammu & Kashmir (J & K) on day two. After bowling J & K for 153 on day one, Andhra resumed their innings from 118 for 4 on day...
  • Ranji Trophy, round 3: Jharkhand chase Assam, J&K maiden win November 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The fourth round of the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season gets underway across the country on Saturday, with eight teams having posted outrights wins so far. With several others having moved up the points table with draws in round three, the middle area is getting packed and that puts...
  • Bangar and Chopra on opening with Sehwag November 23, 2012

    On the occasion of Virender Sehwag's 100th Test match at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium against England starting Friday, two of his former opening partners shared with Cricketnext their experience of batting with him in Test cricket. Former India opener Sanjay Bangar was part of the Test squad in England in 2002...
  • Ranji Trophy, round 2: Jharkhand, Assam lead Group C tussle November 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The second round of the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season gets underway across the country on Friday, after an engaging first round of matches in which there were five outright wins and gripping, hard-fought draws at Indore and Nadaun. Round two sees three additional teams open their campaigns –...
  • Ranji Trophy: Rajasthan host Mumbai in round two November 8, 2012

    Jaipur: Rajasthan vs Mumbai is probably the most sought after contest in Group A of this seson's Ranji Trophy. Rajasthan are the Ranji champions for the last two editions of the tournament and would like to prolong their dream run, while Mumbai have won the coveted trophy 39 times, most...
  • Ranji Trophy 2012-13: HP, Andhra Group C favourites November 1, 2012

    The restructured Ranji Trophy will see the three-group format make its debut in the 2012-13 season, which will start rolling with the first-round matches commencing November 2. Group A and Group B will enjoy the elite status, from where the top three teams will make it to the last eight....
  • Samuels innings made all the difference: Chopra October 8, 2012

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts review West Indies' World T20 win on Sunday night. ...
  • India's total wasn't good enough: Anil Kumble October 3, 2012

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts review India's World T20 exit despite their 1-run win against South Africa on Tuesday night. ...
  • Super-Eight stage is the real deal: Aakash Chopra September 26, 2012

    CNN-IBN's cricket expert Aakash Chopra is hopeful of better cricket in the Super Eight stage of the World T20 after very predictable results in the group stage. ...
  • 'Afghanistan win shows England in good light' September 22, 2012

    CNN-IBN's cricket expert Aakash Chopra reviews defending champions England's 116-run win over Afghanistan in the World T20 on Friday night. ...
  • South Africa too good for Zimbabwe: Chopra September 21, 2012

    CNN-IBN's cricket expert Aakash Chopra reviews South Africa's thumping win against Zimbabwe in the World T20 on Thursday night. ...
  • India aim to plug holes against England September 20, 2012

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts review India's preparation ahead of World T20 match against England. ...
  • India win unconvincing vs AFG: Aakash Chopra September 20, 2012

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts review India's World T20 win against Afghanistan on Wednesday night. ...
  • India can't take Afghanistan lightly: Aakash Chopra September 19, 2012

    CNN-IBN cricket expert Aakash Chopra feels that Team India should focus on strengths and eradicate all their weaknesses before they face England and other top contenders. ...
  • Small technical glitch in Sachin's batting September 4, 2012

    Former India cricketer, Aakash Chopra demonstrates the reasons of Sachin Tendulkar getting bowled thrice in three innings....
  • Young guns must step up against NZ August 22, 2012

    Aakash Chopra discusses the composition of Indian team for the first Test against New Zealand. ...
  • Aakash Chopra to play for Himachal Ranji team October 27, 2012

    Jaipur: Former India opener Aakash Chopra, who played vital role in helping Rajasthan win the consecutive Ranji Trophy titles, has decided to join Himachal Pradesh for the upcoming domestic season. Chopra said that he could not resist a "challenging offer" from the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA). "The offer from Himachal Pradesh...
  • Sunil Narine key for KKR in IPL final: Kumble May 27, 2012

    Former India captain Anil Kumble also tipped Chennai Super Kings as red-hot favourties against Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL final on Sunday. ...
  • Kumble backs CSK experience to trump KKR May 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India captain Anil Kumble has backed defending champions Chennai Super Kings to go all the way against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League season five final at the Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday. Kumble, who is associated with Royal Challengers Bangalore in the capacity of a mentor,...
  • Spot-fixing, brawl dominate IPL 5 this week May 18, 2012

    CNN-IBN cricket experts discuss the controversies this week that have raised a credibility issue on Indian Premier League. ...