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  • IPL 8: Delhi Daredevils look to end losing streak against Kings XI Punjab 3 days ago

    Pune: Still searching for a win in IPL 8 after two near misses, Delhi Daredevils take on an upbeat Kings XI Punjab in their third game of the tournament on Wednesday. After losing their opening encounter to Chennai Super Kings by a mere run, the Jean-Paul Duminy-led side was undone by...
  • IPL 8: Lucky to play alongside a legend like Sehwag, says Glenn Maxwell 5 days ago

    New Delhi: There aren't too many better exponents of explosive batting in shortest version than Glenn Maxwell but on his own admission, the Australian all-rounder feels that he is lucky to be playing alongside Kings XI Punjab team-mate Virender Sehwag in the Indian Premier League. Maxwell, who starred in his first...
  • 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...
  • Glenn Maxwell, David Miller blast bowlers at KXIP's practice session 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Australia's hard-hitting batsman Glenn Maxwell and South Africa's middle-order batsman David Miller made a mockery of the bowlers during Kings XI Punjab's practice session at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL) runners-up Kings XI Punjab face 2013 champions Mumbai Indians on Sunday. Maxwell was the first one...
  • IPL 8: Confident KXIP lock horns with Rajasthan Royals in Pune April 10, 2015

    Pune: Kings XI Punjab would look to adapt quickly to their new 'home ground' when they lock horns with former champions Rajasthan Royals in their campaign opener in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Friday. The Royals, who have three 2015 World Cup winners in Shane Watson, Steven Smith and...
  • IPL Team Profile: Power-packed Kings XI Punjab look good for maiden trophy April 4, 2015

    Galvanised by their best Indian Premier League showing in the league's last season, going just one step further can see the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) standing on the podium with the IPL8 trophy. Such is the make-up of the squad that thinking on those lines won't be unrealistic for captain...
  • IPL 8: Kings XI Punjab begin training, Maxwell and Johnson to arrive next week April 3, 2015

    Pune: Kings XI Punjab, aiming for their maiden IPL title after reaching the final last season, began training on Friday in the absence of their World Cup winning stars Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Johnson, who will arrive in time for their opening game on April 10. Captain George Bailey, who could...
  • IPL 8: Glenn Maxwell key to Kings XI Punjab's success April 2, 2015

    Although Glenn Maxwell doesn't approve of the moniker he has earned himself, he is the 'Big Show' through and through. Maxwell has, over time, established a reputation for having only one solution to every problem - attack. Irrespective of the situation of the game, Maxwell plays his strokes. When they...
  • World Cup: MS Dhoni, Glenn Maxwell most searched players ahead of the semi-final March 25, 2015

    Guwahati: Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Glenn Maxwell have emerged as the two most searched players of India and Australia ahead of their most-awaited semi-final clash tomorrow in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. According to study by global IT giant Google, the Indian skipper is leading the chart of most searches...
  • Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Finch can star in Tests, says Jason Gillespie March 25, 2015

    Sydney: Former Australia fast bowler Jason Gillespie on Wednesday said Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell can be stars in the Test arena if given the chance. Australia's Maxwell has played three Tests - two in India in 2013 and one against Pakistan in 2014 - while Finch hasn't yet earned a...
  • World Cup: I can be frontline spinner for Aussies against India, says Glenn Maxwell March 22, 2015

    Sydney: As the SCG wicket is expected to help the spinners, Glenn Maxwell says he was ready to play the role of frontline spinner for Australia in World Cup semifinal against India. The semi-final between India and Australia will be played at the same wicket where seven Sri Lankan wickets fell...
  • World Cup 2015: The monumental rise in prize money March 22, 2015

    If cricket was a classic rock song, the World Cup would be its guitar solo - that bit which everyone looks forward to and remembers long after it's gone. Like the guitar solo sells the song, the World Cup is cricket's most salable asset. The 2015 World Cup will easily...
  • World Cup quarter-finals: Guptill, big retirements, favourites through March 22, 2015

    Favourites India, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia registered comprehensive victories against their opponents in the quarter-finals to book their spot in the last four of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. Hosts Australia and New Zealand reached the semis for the record seventh time, South Africa won their first...
  • World Cup: Need to bring our A game when we play India, says Glenn Maxwell March 21, 2015

    "India didn't win a game against us all summer- hopefully that's pretty clear in their memories," says Maxwell. ...
  • World Cup: Hope India remember winless streak against us, says Maxwell March 21, 2015

    Sydney: Dashing Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell on Saturday said the Indian team should remember that it hasn't won a single game against his side this summer and the hosts intend to keep it that way in Thursday's ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final against the defending champions. Asked how difficult will it...
  • World Cup: Twitter welcomes India-Australia semi-final March 20, 2015

    Shane Watson made the most of an early reprieve to guide Australia to a six-wicket win over Pakistan with an unbeaten 64 in the World Cup quarter-finals on Friday. Pakistan won the toss and batted but was all out for 213 in the last over, with recalled paceman Josh Hazlewood taking...
  • Glenn McGrath - from demolition job to coach job March 14, 2015

    Sydney: Glenn McGrath winces when you ask him about the last of the 944 international wickets he took, in fading light at the Kensington Oval in Barbados. "It was a rubbish full toss," he says. "Lucky for me that Russel Arnold hit it straight up in the air." McGrath was a...
  • As it happened: Australia vs Scotland, Match 40, ICC World Cup 2015 March 14, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) It's been a funny old campaign for Australia thus far in the World Cup. They are already in the quarterfinals, getting there with some measure of comfort, but you can't escape the feeling that they haven't hit their straps yet. Australia have lost...
  • 'Focus' review: A large part of the film you have a good time March 13, 2015

    Director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa Cast: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro Will Smith's greatest strength as a movie star has always been his consummate charm, even if it did fail him in his last starring role, in the deathly dull sci-fi stinker After Earth. Thankfully, Big Willie brings his A-game to...
  • Glenn McGrath unhappy with the quality of bowling in World Cup March 13, 2015

    Melbourne: Former Australian quickie Glenn McGrath is disappointed with the quality of pace bowling in the ongoing cricket World Cup and feels Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga and Australia's Mitchell Starc are the only two who have impressed him. "Apart from Malinga and Mitchell Starc I haven't seen many bowlers trying to...
  • Glenn Maxwell using World Cup as gateway to Test team March 11, 2015

    Sydney: Having turned out in only one Test last year, Australia's swashbuckling batsman Glenn Maxwell feels a successful World Cup campaign would help him get back his lost spot in the five-day format. The right hander's only Test match outing in 2014 was against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)....
  • Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc key for Australia in World Cup March 8, 2015

    More than any other Australian cricketer in this World Cup, Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Starc have shown they can ride a wave. The match-up with Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday (March 8) had an elemental force. Australia surged to 376 before Sri Lanka swept the other way....
  • Kings of Cricket: Australia beat Sri Lanka to enter quarters March 8, 2015

    Australia supplanted Sri Lanka in second spot in World Cup Pool A propelled by a 'big show' ton from Glenn Maxwell before they weathered Kumar Sangakkara's third consecutive century. ...
  • World Cup: Australia beat Sri Lanka by 64 runs to reach quarters March 8, 2015

    Sydney: For 25 overs with the ball and 40 overs with the bat, at a Sydney Cricket Ground that felt like Colombo, Sri Lanka gave Australia a real scare. Glenn Maxwell's explosive hitting fetched him a 51-ball century and propelled Australia to 376 for 9, but with Kumar Sangakkara scoring...
  • World Cup: Maxwell fires, Kings of Cricket predict it right March 8, 2015

    Maxwell stormed to his maiden ODI hundred off just 51 balls after CNN-IBN's Kings of Cricket picked him to be the key batsman for Australia. ...
  • ICC World Cup: Afghanistan coach rues bowling display against Australia March 4, 2015

    "We ran into a freight train today. We were out-skilled, out-bullied, if you want to put it that way," said Andy Moles, the Afghanistan coach, on Wednesday (March 4) night, shortly after Australia had crushed his team by 275 runs at the WACA ground. "They were exceptional, and we came...