Ever wondered why Indian skipper MS Dhoni is not a fan of the Decision Review System? It’s prevented him from adding to his wickets tally on more than one occasion!
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni rated Sri Lanka as ‘a dangerous team’ ahead of their ICC Champions Trophy semifinal on Wednesday, saying they were not just focusing on 'a Mahela Ja...
He might be disappointed after a disastrous Champions Trophy campaign, which ended with a loss to arch-rivals India, but Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore insisted that the debacle does not make his te...
Continuing his attack on the country's cricket set-up, Pakistan's former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has described most of the members in the national team as "mentally disturbed".
West Indies had salt rubbed into the wound of their exit from the ICC Champions Trophy when they were fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their rain-hit Group B match against South Afri...
South Africa skipper AB de Villiers was a relieved man after his side secured a semifinal berth in the Champions Trophy as this time the Proteas managed to read correctly the Duckworth/Lewis shee...
Name: MS Dhoni
Profile: MS Dhoni is the most popular and definitely the most scrutinised cricketer from India. Under Dhoni's captaincy, India have won the top prize in all formats: the No.1 Test ranking for 18 months, the 50-over World Cup in 2011 and the World Twenty20 on his captaincy debut in 2007.
Name: AB de Villiers
Team: South Africa
Profile: AB de Villiers captains the South African in ODI matches. He is ranked 1st in the ODI batting rankings as of May 2013. He is commonly regarded as one of the best fielders currently in international cricket and is considered to be the best South African fielder since Jonty Rhodes.
Name: Chris Gayle
Team: West Indies
Profile: West Indian opening batsman Chris Gayle became the first batsman in the history of ICC Champions Trophy to go past 700 runs. He was the top scorer for West Indies with 39 runs when they beat Pakistan by two wickets in their opening encounter at Kennington Oval in London.
Name: Shane Watson
Profile: Shane Watson blasted a brilliant century as Australia started their preparations for the Champions Trophy with a four-wicket victory over the West Indies in Cardiff. Watson's flamboyant display put Australia firmly on course for victory.
Name: Shikhar Dhawan
Profile: After his record breaking debut Test century, the Delhi left-hander made his mark in the ODI side as well with 114 off 94 balls which helped India reached 331 against South Africa in the Champions Trophy opener. His debut Test century against Australia was nothing short of sensational and he followed it up with a good IPL.
Name: Daniel Vettori
Team: New Zealand
Profile: Vettori is a bowling all-rounder who bowls slow left-arm orthodox spin; he is known for his accuracy, flight and guile rather than prodigious turn. Vettori captained New Zealand between 2007 and 2011. He is among a very small minority of international sports stars to wear prescription spectacles while playing sport.