Kevin Pietersen asks ECB to probe against Swann and Anderson

NEW DELHI: Even out in the cold and denied a central contract, Kevin Pietersen seems in no mood to relent. According to a website, Pietersen has named ex-England teammatesGraeme Swann and James Anderson as the principal figures behind the controversial parody twitter account called ‘KP Genius’, which played a major role in fomenting trouble in the England dressing room and [...]

Harbhajan Singh bats for Sachin Tendulkar

VISAKHAPATNAM: Veteran Indian off-spinnerHarbhajan Singh on Friday backed senior teammate Sachin Tendulkar, insisting that he remains a phenomenon despite being off-colour in the just-concluded Test series against New Zealand. “I don’t want to comment on what others have said. But Sachin is somebody we all have looked up to while playing. He is the best cricketer I [...]

Dhoni told me not to get complacent, says Pujara

“During the Hyderabad Test when I scored my hundred, Dhoni came up and told me not to get complacent,” Cheteshwar Pujara said. (Reuters Photo) NEW DELHI: After his maiden Test hundred against New Zealand in Hyderabad, Cheteshwar Pujara was overwhelmed by the congratulatory text messages he received from Rahul Dravidand VVS Laxman. “I have grown up seeing their batting [...]

Should Sachin Tendulkar play the Irani Trophy?

  The Indian domestic season is knocking on the doors, and the curtain raiser to the 2012-13 edition – the Irani Trophy – is here as the Ranji Trophy champions Rajasthan put on their whites to take on the Rest of India. But will Sachin Tendulkar take this opportunity to plug the holes in his [...]