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Steyn among four all-time great fast bowlers picked by West Indian legend Michael Holding

South Africa pace legend Dale Steyn finds himself in a highly exclusive class of fast bowlers. West Indies great Michael Holding recently picked him alongwith with Holding’s former teammates Andy Roberts and Malcolm Marshall and Australia’s Dennis Lillee as the four greatest fast bowlers across generations. “I have experience with …

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Labuschagne lockdown training partner is his pet

The world might have come to a standstill due to the coronavirus outbreak, but that has not stopped sportspersons from training indoors and in a latest video, Australia batsman Marnus Labuschagne can be seen training with his pet dog. The batsman posted the video on Twitter and wrote: “Thought that …

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Cricket and its tryst with pink yet again

As South Africa and England take the field at Wanderers in Johannesburg on Sunday, the teams will be sporting pink on their jerseys in a bid to support and unite cricket fans and spread awareness and raise funds for breast cancer. The match on Sunday will be South Africa’s ninth …

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South Africa vs England, 4th Test: What’s there in it?

This series went from lip-smacking competitive to lop-sided in just a session of the third Test when Ben Stokes lined up Keshav Maharaj and Kagiso Rabada earned a ban for venting out at the…well, stumps. From 1-1 and a lot of anticipation, the series suddenly wore a 3-1 expression as …

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ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019: Oman, PNG, Ireland and Namibia register key victories

Friday was again a busy day in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier as the tournament progressed towards the end of the group stage with as many as four matches, two from each group. In Group A, Papua New Guinea made huge stride towards their World Cup qualification as …

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South Africa Women win the final T20I

It was a matter of prestige for South Africa Women who lost the series already against India even after getting a golden opportunity to draw it. The final and sixth ODI was just a formality for the Indians whereas South Africans wanted to win at least one match. And the …

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Sussex ropes in Travis Head for the 2020 season

Australian international Travis Head has signed up with Sussex for the 2020 season. He will be available to play in all the three formats as confirmed by the county on Wednesday (September 25). The 25-year-old batsman was actually supposed to play for Sussex in the 2019 season but had to …

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SL to tour India in January after series with Zimbabwe scrapped

After the ICC suspended the Zimbabwe cricket board, their all-important tour of India that was scheduled to be held early next year was in jeopardy. While the BCCI had refused to comment on the status of the tour a few weeks ago, it has now been confirmed that Zimbabwe will …

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Zaheer Khan raves about India’s fast bowling depth

Zaheer Khan is raving about India’s fast bowling resources with special mention made of Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami but he isn’t shy to point out that Navdeep Saini would be a beast in Test cricket. “The longer format, that’s the format that suits Saini,” Zaheer told Mumbai Mirror. “Saini …

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MS Dhoni was not made in a day, Yuvraj Singh

Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh thinks MS Dhoni should be given time to take the final call on his retirement. He also thinks that it will take a lot of time to find a replacement of Dhoni. Yuvraj Singh who took retirement from international cricket last year said, “I think …

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