ROHIT SHARMA

  • IPL 8: We lost the match when CSK scored 90 in six overs, says Rohit Sharma 20 hours 55 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma said that his bowlers tried their best against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) but nothing worked out as some excellent batting by the CSK openers took the game away from the hosts in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Wankhede Stadium. "Our bowlers tried...
  • IPL 8: Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum fire CSK to third straight win Yesterday

    Mumbai: Openers Dwayne Smith and Brendon McCullum shared a breathtaking 109-run stand off 44 balls as Chennai Super Kings outplayed Mumbai Indians by six wickets for their third straight win in the IPL 8 on Friday. Mumbai Indians recovered from a poor start to post a competitive 183 for seven but...
  • Rohit Sharma should open the batting for Mumbai Indians Yesterday

    Rohit Sharma and Lendl Simmons should open the batting for Mumbai Indians when they look to get back to winning ways in this year's IPL against Chennai Super Kings. ...
  • As it happened: Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings, IPL 8, Match 12 Yesterday

    (For Live blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Off to a disastrous start with three successive defeats, Mumbai Indians will have their task cut out when they lock horns with two-time title winners and in-form Chennai Super Kings. The home team, which has lost all three matches they played...
  • IPL 8: Rohit Sharma to continue to bat at No.4 for Mumbai Indians 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indian skipper Rohit Sharma on Thursday said he wants to continue batting at number four to keep the balance and combination of the team right. Against Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday, Rohit came in to bat at four but got out without scoring. "Looking at the balance and combination of...
  • IPL 8: 'Mumbai Indians looking for Finch's replacement' 2 days ago

    Mumbai: After confirming the news of injured Aaron Finch being ruled out of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Thursday said his team is looking for a suitable replacement but no one has been finalised yet. "Yes, Finch is ruled out of the IPL 2015. We...
  • IPL 8: Rohit Sharma rues shoddy MI batting, undisciplined bowling 3 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Ahmedabad: With Mumbai Indians slumping to their third consecutive defeat in IPL 8, captain Rohit Sharma blamed lack of discipline with the ball for their third consecutive defeat. Steve Smith struck his maiden IPL half-century as the young Australian led Rajasthan Royals to a comfortable seven-wicket win on Tuesday. ...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan vs Mumbai, IPL 8, Match 9 4 days ago

    (For Live blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Buoyed by their thrilling last-ball win against Delhi Daredevils, a confident Rajasthan Royals will take on a beleaguered Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League cricket encounter. Having won their first two matches on the road, the Steven Smith-led side will...
  • IPL 8: Rohit Sharma blames batsmen for Mumbai's loss to KXIP 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Succumbing to their second straight defeat in the Indian Premier League, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Sunday said his batsmen got out to poor shots against the Kings XI Punjab here. Kings XI won the game by 18 runs at the Wankhede stadium. "I thought we lost it in...
  • IPL 8: Harbhajan's 64 off 24 in vain as Kings XI Punjab beat Mumbai Indians by 18 runs 6 days ago

    Harbhajan Singh played a blinder of an innings to single-handedly take Mumbai Indians to striking distance of a dramatic victory with a stunning 24-ball 64 before his side lost their IPL match against Kings XI Punjab by 18 runs in an exciting contest on Sunday. The out of favour India player,...
  • As it happened: Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab, IPL 8, Match 7 6 days ago

    for LIVE blog, scroll down to bottom of the page. Former champions Mumbai Indians take on last year's runners-up Kings XI Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium in an IPL match in a game that promises plenty of action while offering a chance for both teams to get into winning ways after...
  • IPL 8: Mumbai Indians take on Kings XI Punjab in battle of first-game losers 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Former champions Mumbai Indians take on last year's runners-up Kings XI Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium in an IPL match here on Sunday in a game that promises plenty of action while offering a chance for both teams to get into winning ways after losses in their lung-openers. While MI...
  • IPL 8: Rohit Sharma expresses disappointment after losing against KKR April 9, 2015

    Rohit Sharma felt another blinder to take his team to a respectable total but at the end it was just not enough to get them across the line against KKR in the opening match of the IPL. ...
  • IPL 2015: Don't regret missing out on century, says Rohit Sharma April 9, 2015

    Kolkata: The talented Indian youngsters of Kolkata Knight Riders made all the difference as Mumbai Indians struggled to get breakthroughs, skipper Rohit Sharma said after their seven-wicket loss in the IPL-8 T20 cricket tournament opener on Wednesday. "Their strength is their domestic batters who utilised the conditions in a better way,...
  • IPL8: We did not get enough breakthroughs, says Rohit Sharma April 9, 2015

    Kolkata: Mumbai Indians' captain Rohit Sharma on Wednesday said his bowlers' failure to get enough breakthroughs upfront was primarily responsible for the seven wicket defeat to the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League opener at Eden Gardens. Replying to the Mumbai Indians' 168 for 3, the home side...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders outclass Mumbai Indians in IPL 8 opener April 8, 2015

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders launched their title defence on a perfect note as skipper Gautam Gambhir and Suryakumar Yadav drove them to a seven-wicket win over Mumbai Indians in the IPL-8 T20 cricket tournament opener in Kolkata on Wednesday. Chasing 169 for a win, Gambhir's 43-ball 57 (7x4, 1x6) led the...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians, IPL 8, Match 1 April 8, 2015

    For LIVE updates, scroll down to bottom of the page Keen to put the Sunil Narine controversy behind them, Kolkata Knight Riders will begin their title defence against a formidable Mumbai Indians side in the IPL opener at the Eden Gardens. A team which has gone on to win two titles (2012...
  • In Shreyas Iyer India have the next Rohit Sharma: TA Sekar April 8, 2015

    The world has changed for the Mumbai-born youngster Shreyas Iyer after a brilliant domestic season culminated with an IPL contract with Delhi Daredevils, and he has already had his day under the sun by earning comparison with Rohit Sharma. The domestic leagues should be taken seriously and Shreyas is a great...
  • Holders Kolkata Knight Riders face formidable Mumbai Indians in IPL 8 opener April 8, 2015

    Kolkata: Keen to put the Sunil Narine controversy behind them, Kolkata Knight Riders will begin their title defence against a formidable Mumbai Indians side in the IPL opener at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday. The West Indies mystery spinner, who was reported for suspect action in CLT20 and went on to...
  • I will play aggressive cricket in IPL 8, says Rohit Sharma April 7, 2015

    Rohit hailed the contribution of team icon Sachin Tendulkar, who was present as the team hit the nets. ...
  • Sachin Tendulkar advises Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli for IPL 8 April 7, 2015

    Kolkata: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday was the cynosure of all eyes as the Mumbai Indians (MI) icon spent time with his boys ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) opener against defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Eden Garden here on Wednesday. Besides having a long chat...
  • Rohit Sharma confident of doing well at Eden Gardens April 7, 2015

    Kolkata: Playing at Eden Gardens is a challenge, Mumbai Indians (MI) captain Rohit Sharma said on Tuesday, adding that he hoped to continuing his good run at the hallowed ground where he had scored a record-shattering double century for India last November. "You don't break records every day. I feel the...
  • IPL 8: Rohit Sharma, a natural leader in high-pressure games April 7, 2015

    If there is a batsman more frustratingly delightful to watch in contemporary cricket than Rohit Sharma then he has not yet hit the high notes of the Mumbaikar. The first - and so far only - batsman with two double-centuries in One-Day Internationals, Rohit is one of only five men...
  • Rohit Sharma's captaincy in IPL has been spot on: Ricky Ponting April 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Australia's two-time World Cup-winning captain and current Mumbai Indians (MI) coach Ricky Ponting on Sunday heaped praise on the Indian Premier League (IPL) side's skipper Rohit Sharma, describing his captaincy for the last two seasons as "spot on". Rohit took over the captaincy from Ponting midway in the IPL 2013...
  • IPL 8: Coach Ricky Ponting satisfied with Mumbai Indians' preparations April 5, 2015

    Mumbai will face 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL) champions KKR at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Wednesday. ...
  • Not winning WC disappointing, but IPL is new challenge: Rohit Sharma April 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Star India batsman Rohit Sharma on Sunday said while the national cricket team members are disappointed at not being able to retain the World Cup, a new challenge awaits them in the form of the upcoming Indian Premier League. India lost to eventual champions Australia by 95 runs in the...
  • IPL 8: Verbal duels part of the game, says Ricky Ponting April 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting, who in his playing days led a team known for its sledging, on Sunday said on-field verbal duels was part and parcel of the game but it should be within limits. "I believe it is part of the game but players probably do have to...