Wankhede Stadium

  • IPL: SRK okay with staying away from Wankhede stadium 21-02-2014 02:32 PM

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan says he is happy watching matches at his home and staying away from the Wankhede Stadium in the wake of Mumbai Cricket Association's (MCA) five-year ban on the Kolkata Knight Riders owner. Khan is banned for five years from entering the MCA premises, including the Wankhede...
  • Decision to honour Sachin with Bharat Ratna taken in 24 hours, reveals RTI 03-02-2014 08:22 AM

    The process of conferring the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna on batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was initiated on the first day of his farewell 200th cricket Test on November 14, 2013 and the announcement made two days later, according to an RTI reply. A message was sent to Sports...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Maharashtra fight back on Day 3 against Mumbai 10-01-2014 06:36 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra fought their way back in their Ranji Trophy quarter-final against Mumbai in brilliant fashion by bundling out the defending champions for a meagre 129 in second innings on a dramatic third day of the five-day match on Friday. Maharashtra were all out for 280 in their first innings...
  • Cricket 2013: Unpredictable Pak, emotional Wankhede, recharged Aus 25-12-2013 08:37 AM

    From Mike Hussey's retirement to Pakistan's first ever bilateral series win over South Africa, from impressive individual performances to a great team effort by Australia, from Sachin Tendulkar's emotional farewell to Graeme Swann's shock exit, a lot has happened in the year that has gone by. Here, we look at...
  • Hard work helped me bounce back, says Odisha batsman Natraj Behera 19-12-2013 01:45 PM

    New Delhi: This Ranji Trophy season was a quiet one for Natraj Behera until the match against Mumbai last week at the Wankhede Stadium, where he slammed hundreds in both the innings to force a draw for Odisha. Natraj scored a 184-ball 130 in the first innings and then in...
  • Ranji Trophy: Mumbai start as favourites against Jharkhand 05-12-2013 02:40 PM

    Mumbai: A depleted Mumbai would look to seal a place in the quarter-finals with an outright victory when they take on Jharkhand in their four-day Group A Ranji Trophy league clash starting at the Wankhede Stadium here on Friday. Even without the services of key batsmen Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya...
  • 42-year-old Pravin Tambe to make Ranji Trophy debut 02-12-2013 06:09 PM

    Mumbai: Forty-two year old leg spinner Pravin Tambe was on Monday surprisingly included in the Mumbai Ranji Trophy team to take on Jharkhand in the four-day Group A match starting at the Wankhede Stadium on December 6. Lack of top quality spinners has apparently forced the Mumbai selectors to include...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Mumbai thrash Vidarbha; Gujarat earn three points 01-12-2013 10:26 AM

    Mumbai: Defending champions Mumbai needed just 22 minutes and 31 balls to wrap up a massive 338-run victory over minnows Vidarbha and log six points to shoot to the top of the Ranji Trophy Group A table at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday. Chasing an imposing target of 530...
  • I am proud I played with Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar: Anil Kumble 20-11-2013 09:33 PM

    Bangalore: Former India captain Anil Kumble on Thursday said that he was proud of having played with Sachin Tendulkar who was recently conferred with the Bharat Ratna. "I am extremely proud that I played with the Bharat Ratna (Tendulkar). Certainly he deserves a truly rich award," Kumble said. Kumble said...
  • Complaint to EC for giving Sachin Tendulkar Bharat Ratna 19-11-2013 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: An RTI activist Debashish Bhattacharya has written to the Election Commission of India (ECI) stating that granting of Bharat Ratna to Sachin Tendulkar is a violation of model code of conduct. The petition says Sachin Tendulkar is a Congress nominated Rajya Sabha MP and honouring him with the...
  • Mumbai: One arrested for selling Wankhede Test passes in black 19-11-2013 09:13 AM

    Mumbai: There is more evidence of touts and middleman cashing in on the Sachin Tendulkar mania ahead of the cricketer's last test. The Crime Branch on Monday arrested a man, Suryakant Shantaram Chavan, for allegedly selling 15 complimentary passes of the Wankhede test match for Rs 15 lakh. Chavan is...
  • Bharat Ratna to Sachin is a great send off: Anil Kapoor 18-11-2013 02:32 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Anil Kapoor has lauded the government's decision to confer master blaster Sachin Tendulkar with Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian honour, and says it is a great send-off. "I was very happy when I came to know that Sachin (Tendulkar) has been honoured with Bharat Ratna. I think...
  • Sachin Tendulkar is the 'greatest' of my era: Muttiah Muralitharan 17-11-2013 02:21 PM

    New Delhi: "His wicket was always the most important for us," said legendary Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan as he paid tribute to Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar terming him the "greatest cricketer" of his generation who played the game like a "true gentleman" for 24 years. Muralitharan, with whom...
  • What next for Sachin Tendulkar the ex-cricketer? 17-11-2013 01:08 PM

    What should someone do after calling it quits from doing something that has been a part of his life since the age of eleven? The answer to this question becomes even more difficult if the person is Sachin Tendulkar - an entertainer and an artist who has enthralled over a...
  • British media lauds Sachin Tendulkar's 'perfect farewell' 17-11-2013 12:29 PM

    London: "There has never been a farewell to sport quite like this " -- this was the unanimous view of the British media as it gave a collective round of applause to Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, who called time on his inspiring international career at the end of his...
  • Sachin Tendulkar will be missed by all: Jay Bhanushali 16-11-2013 04:04 PM

    Mumbai: TV actor Jai Bhanushali says as a child, he always wanted to play cricket on the same pitch as Sachin Tendulkar did when he was a youngster. "The meaning of cricket changed when Sachin entered cricket. Every child who has ever been inspired by cricket is because of Sachin...
  • It was an embarrassing defeat, says Darren Sammy 16-11-2013 03:59 PM

    Mumbai: West Indies captain Darren Sammy said it was embarrassing to lose the two Test series against India in the way they did. "I am very disappointed, it is a bit embarrassing actually. We came here hoping to play much better," said Sammy after his team suffered the second consecutive...
  • As it happened: India vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 3 16-11-2013 08:19 AM

    In all likelihood, today will be the day when Sachin Tendulkar bids adieu to cricket, with India just seven wickets away from winning the second Test against West Indies in Mumbai. Sachin played another masterly knock on day two, scoring 74 in what is likely to be his last innings...
  • The epilogue: Sachin Tendulkar's walk into a golden sunset 15-11-2013 12:09 PM

    Not physically but 1.2 billion Indians virtually accompanied Sachin Tendulkar - with a tear in the eye and a lump in the throat - as he took the long walk off the Wankhede Stadium on Friday, perhaps for the last time in a career that started exactly 24 years ago...
  • Tendulkar walks out to guard of honour in farewell Test 14-11-2013 05:46 PM

    Mumbai: A deafening roar greeted Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday at his home ground as India's favourite son walked out to bat in his farewell Test to a guard of honour from his opponents. Tendulkar's 200th Test match, against West Indies, at the Wankhede Stadium will also be his last, as...
  • Touts sell VIP tickets in black for Sachin Tendulkar's last Test 14-11-2013 02:27 PM

    Mumbai: On the day when batting genius Sachin Tendulkar is playing his farewell Test match at his home turf, Wankhede stadium in Mumbai, CNN-IBN found out that several touts were selling complimentary club tickets at exhorbitant rates in black. The touts were caught on camera saying that the price could...
  • MCA removes Kohli's hoardings from Wankhede 14-11-2013 11:07 AM

    Mumbai: Left embarrassed after Virat Kohli's prominent advertising billboards overshadowed the retiring Sachin Tendulkar's pictures, the Mumbai Cricket Association removed the rising star's hoardings from the Wankhede stadium where the senior batsman led the out Indian team for his 200th and final Test here today. Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has...
  • Sachin Tendulkar threatened my place as a bowler: Anil Kumble 13-11-2013 10:26 PM

    Mumbai: Indian spin legend Anil Kumble on Wednesday marvelled at Sachin Tendulkar's skills with the ball saying the batting wizard was also a high quality bowler. Kumble, delivering the second Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture, heaped praise on his long-time teammate. "I played 122 Tests alongside Sachin, I never...
  • Tendulkar's farewell overshadows Chanderpaul's 150th Test 13-11-2013 08:35 PM

    Mumbai: As Indian great Sachin Tendulkar prepares for his 200th and farewell Test, senior West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul also quietly went about gearing up for what would be his 150th Test when the two sides face off at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday. Chanderpaul has carried the expectations of...
  • Gilchrist picks Tendulkar's Boxing Day century in 1999 as his finest 13-11-2013 07:19 PM

    Bangalore: Australian great Adam Gilchrist on Wednesday rated retiring batting legend Sachin Tendulkar's Boxing Day century in 1999 as one of his finest innings and said that particular knock proved how good a Test player he is. "It was a Boxing day Test at the MCG in 1999. That innings...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, a true ambassador of the game: Shaun Pollock 13-11-2013 07:04 PM

    New Delhi: Former South Africa captain Shaun Pollock has paid rich tributes to Sachin Tendulkar and termed the retiring batting great as "a true ambassador of the game". Tendulkar will be bid adieu to his 24-year-old glorious career after playing in his 200th Test match against the West Indies, starting...
  • Tendulkar's cricketing career unbelievable, says Raina 13-11-2013 04:53 PM

    Rajkot: Terming Sachin Tendulkar's landmark 200th Test as a great moment for the country, India's ODI specialist Suresh Raina on Wednesday said the playing career of the iconic batsman was "unbelievable". "It's a great moment for Sachin and every one in the country as he is going to play his...
  • Sachin Tendulkar and Wankhede: Timeline of a love affair 13-11-2013 08:44 AM

    This time it's not about success, but the connect. This time it's not about performance, but emotion. And Wankhede is all set. Sachin Tendulkar's last bow, as per his wish, will come at home - and rightly so. A mother will be in attendance to watch her illustrious son, somewhat...
  • Amul pays tribute to Sachin Tendulkar 12-11-2013 05:20 PM

    As the entire nation gear up to see Sachin Tendulkar play his last Test at his home ground - Wankhede Stadium - in Mumbai starting November 14, the anticipation and eagerness is at an all time high.Dairy product company, Amul has now dedicated their new advertisement to the little master....
  • Chanderpaul honoured to play his 150th Test on Tendulkar's farewell 12-11-2013 03:08 PM

    Mumbai: Shivnarine Chanderpaul will play his 150th Test when the second Test begins on Thursday, and the senior West Indies player on Tuesday said it will be a privilege to reach the milestone during a match which will also see batting great Sachin Tendulkar bring down curtains on his illustrious...