Wankhede

  • 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...
  • Tendulkar looked positive in his final knock 15-11-2013 09:16 PM

    Coming out to bat on his overnight score of 38 on Day 2, Sachin Tendulkar fell 26 runs short of his century as he got out for 74. ...
  • News 360: Sachin misses century, billion hearts broken 15-11-2013 08:54 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...
  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 14-11-2013 11:42 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Sachin's last Test a social occasion for VIPs? 14-11-2013 11:10 PM

    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 go...
  • News 360: Sachin's farewell match, unbeaten at 38 14-11-2013 09:16 PM

    Sachin Tendulkar has set his sights on a special farewell for himself at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. At 38 not out and with the blessings of his mother in attendance, Tendulkar, along with Cheteshwar Pujara (34*), took India to 157 for 2 at stumps on day one of the second...
  • Mixed feeling for the fans present at Wankhede 14-11-2013 07:30 PM

    The Wankhede Stadium erupted in joy when Sachin Tendulkar walked out to bat in the final session of day one. ...
  • 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...