Rohit Sharma

  • Rohit Sharma's absence felt by Mumbai Indians, says coach John Wright 3 days ago

    Raipur: After being beaten by Lahore Lions in their first Champions League T20 qualifier, Mumbai Indians head coach John Wright said the defending champions lost because of a poor start with the bat in the absence of regular skipper Rohit Sharma, who has been ruled out due to injury. "Well yeah,...
  • CLT20: IPL teams hold edge as Mumbai start qualifiers against Lions 4 days ago

    Raipur: After a sumptuous feast of traditional cricket, it's time again to return to the shortest format as leading players, including India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, get ready to represent their respective franchises in the sixth edition of the Champions League T20, with the qualifying round starting here on Saturday. While...
  • Pollard named Mumbai Indians captain for Champions League T20 6 days ago

    Raipur: Dashing allrounder Kieron Pollard has been named the captain of the Mumbai Indians after shoulder injury and fractured finger forced regular captain Rohit Sharma to pull-out of the upcoming Champions League T20, starting from Saturday. The defending champions Mumbai Indians will be playing in the qualifiers, starting their campaign against...
  • Mumbai Indians to name captain for CLT20 soon: John Wright 6 days ago

    Raipur: Defending champions Mumbai Indians' head coach John Wright said that the side will name a replacement skipper by Thursday after Rohit Sharma was ruled out of the Champions League Twenty20. Sharma sustained a fracture in the middle finger during the second ODI against England at Cardiff and missed the remaining...
  • Rohit Sharma ruled out of CLT20 due to injury 1 week ago

    In a big setback to the Mumbai Indians, skipper Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the Champions League Twenty20 due to multiple injuries. The star batsman sustained a fractured middle finger during the second ODI against England at Cardiff and in addition to that he has been diagnosed with...
  • CLT20: Potential title contenders Mumbai Indians face qualifying hurdle September 9, 2014

    Defending champions Mumbai Indians should consider themselves lucky to be competing in the sixth edition of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) after they picked up their performance in the later half of IPL 7 to finish fourth and get an entry into the CLT20 qualifying round. Mumbai, in order to enter...
  • Live Score, 5th ODI: India eye clean sweep as England play for pride September 5, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Series already in their pocket, a rampaging India would look to keep the foot on the pedal and press for a clean sweep when they take on England in the fifth and final cricket one-dayer on Friday. In a remarkable turnaround...
  • 3rd ODI: India hope for an encore at Nottingham August 30, 2014

    Fresh from the morale-boosting win in Cardiff, India will look to take an unbeatable lead in the ODI series against England by winning the third ODI at Nottingham on Saturday after the first game was washed out by rain. Suresh Raina turned out to be pivot, which helped India turned their...
  • We have a lot of options for top slot, says Suresh Raina August 29, 2014

    Nottingham: India on Friday suffered a setback with opener Rohit Sharma being ruled out of the remainder of the series but star batsman Suresh Raina said the visitors have enough options to fill in for the top slot. Opening the innings, Sharma had scored 52 runs in the second ODI but...
  • Rohit set to miss CLT20, Pollard front-runner to lead Mumbai Indians September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Star batsman Rohit Sharma's finger fracture is not only a blow to the Indian team but a big setback for Mumbai Indians as well, who will be playing in the qualifiers of the Champions League T20 starting September 13, in Raipur. With Rohit sustaining a fractured middle finger during...
  • Injured Rohit Sharma replaced by Murali Vijay for ODIs, T20 in England August 29, 2014

    Nottingham: India opener Rohit Sharma will miss the next three one-day internationals and the one-off Twenty20 game against England with a finger injury and will be replaced by Murali Vijay, the Indian cricket board (BCCI) said on Friday. "Rohit Sharma has sustained a fracture on the middle finger of his right...
  • I would have picked Rohit Sharma instead of Stuart Binny: VVS Laxman August 15, 2014

    London: Raising concerns over India's selected XI for the all-important fifth and final Test against England, veteran batsman VVS Laxman said that he would have opted for Rohit Sharma instead of Stuart Binny in the crucial game. "Little surprised at Binny's inclusion. The reason given for his inclusion is that he...
  • India's selection woes worsen ahead of must-win Test August 13, 2014

    India completely lost the plot and momentum after winning the second Test at Lord's and now find themselves in a do-or-die situation to draw the five-match Test series. It is hard to believe but the past can't be undone now, and India have to move forward. Going into the third Test...
  • We'll have to rethink our four-bowler strategy: MS Dhoni July 31, 2014

    Southampton: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday blamed his batsmen for the "soft dismissals" which saw them suffer an embarrassing 266-run defeat in the third cricket Test and said they would need to discuss their four-bowler strategy ahead of the fourth rubber. Asked about the decision to go with four...
  • 3rd Test: England ring a 'Bell' to lead India by 544 runs on Day 2 July 28, 2014

    England started turning the screws on India in the second Test at Lord's, inspired by a century from Ian Bell on day two that ended with the hosts in the lead by 544 and the visitors staring at the prospect of saving the game. England, who resumed the day at 247...
  • Rohit Sharma may sneak into the playing XI at Southampton July 26, 2014

    India's net sessions ahead of the third Test against England at Southampton have given indications that the visitors might go in with seven batsmen and four specialist bowlers, ESPNCricinfo has reported. Rohit's inclusion would mean that the slot of the bowling allrounder filled by Stuart Binny has to be vacated to...
  • I am ready for England series, says Rohit Sharma June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: With some fine performances in all three formats of the game, Indian batsman Rohit Sharma says he has answered most of his critics quite emphatically in the past one year but cannot really do much about those who keep thinking about him like obsessive lovers. "Even after a good...
  • As it happened: Chennai vs Mumbai, IPL 7, Eliminator May 28, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: After scripting a miraculous finish in their last group stage game to earn a place in the play-offs, title holders Mumbai Indians will now face an uphill task against two-time champions Chennai Super Kings. Mumbai, who sealed a last four...
  • IPL 7, Eliminator: Form guide of Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings May 28, 2014

    Title holders Mumbai Indians sealed a last four berth by virtue of a better net run rate after winning an improbable run-chase against Rajasthan Royals on Sunday and would be eager to continue in the same vein but they face a stern test against the formidable Chennai Super Kings on...
  • IPL 7 Eliminator: Mumbai Indians face formidable Chennai Super Kings May 28, 2014

    After scripting a miraculous finish in their last group stage game to earn a place in the play-offs, title holders Mumbai Indians will now face an uphill task against two-time champions Chennai Super Kings in the IPL eliminator at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday. The resurgent Mumbai, who sealed...
  • IPL 7: Rohit Sharma dedicates 'unbelievable' win to Mumbai fans May 26, 2014

    Such was the impact of the mind-boggling hitting from Corey Anderson that Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma could not believe that they have pulled off one of the most dramatic wins in this IPL. Anderson smashed six sixes and nine fours in his unbeaten 95-run knock that enabled Mumbai Indians chase...
  • As it happened: Mumbai vs Rajasthan, IPL 7, Match 56 May 25, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: Mumbai Indians, who are still in with a chance to make it to the playoffs, will take on Rajasthan Royals in the final league game of IPL 7 on Sunday. But if Rajasthan win, they will quietly move...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai, Rajasthan battle for fourth playoff spot May 25, 2014

    Title-holders Mumbai Indians, who are still in with a chance to make it to the playoffs, will take on Rajasthan Royals in the final league game of IPL 7 on Sunday. But if Rajasthan win, they will quietly move into the top-four, putting MI out of the tournament. Rajasthan are the...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai Indians face sluggish Delhi Daredevils in do-or-die clash May 23, 2014

    Keeping themselves technically alive for the playoffs after a superb victory against table-toppers Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians will take on the struggling Delhi Daredevils in another must-win encounter on Friday. Mumbai, playing without their key bowlers Lasith Malinga and Harbhajan Singh, registered a magnificent seven-wicket victory against Punjab in...
  • As it happened: Punjab vs Mumbai, IPL 7, Match 48 May 21, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) IPL-7 will make its debut at Kings XI Punjab's home ground Mohali on Wednesday where, after sealing a playoff berth for themselves, the home team will look to dominate the defending champions Mumbai Indians and end their struggling title defence...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan vs Mumbai, IPL 7, Match 44 May 19, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Mumbai bowlers never allowed Rajasthan to get going in chase of 179, and MI eventually won the match relatively easily by 25 runs. Pre-match: With Mumbai Indians' title defence all but over, the defending champions would like to upset Rajasthan Royals'...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai look to upset Rajasthan's playoff equation May 19, 2014

    With Mumbai Indians' title defence all but over, the defending champions would like to upset Rajasthan Royals' playoff calculations as the hosts look to strengthen their position in the top four when the two teams clash in Ahmedabad on Monday. Mumbai this year have hardly played like the title-holders and...