Cricket

About 20 minutes after winning the match for Chennai Super Kings with a flurry of sixes in the dying moments of what looked like a losing cause, Dwayne Bravo was asked in the post-match press conference about his strategy in the death overs against Mumbai Indians. Bravo asked the journalist a question in reply: “While
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Big picture When Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore walk out on Sunday, both sides will be conspicuously lacking a familiar left-handed opener. Royal Challengers let go of Chris Gayle, perhaps their biggest match-winner ever, ahead of the January auction, and Knight Riders did the same with Gautam Gambhir, their captain for seven seasons
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Big picture Vinay Kumar to [Mohit] Sharma, FOUR, top edge over the keeper’s head, but Mumbai Indians don’t care where the ball has gone. This is a legal delivery, and that means they have won the IPL again May 24, 2015, Eden Gardens. We didn’t know it then, but this would be the last bit
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Joe Clarke could be the new Joe Root, according to Root’s former batting mentor. Kevin Sharp, for many years a player and coach at Yorkshire, worked with Root as a developing player. Now head coach of Worcestershire, Sharp believes 21-year-old Clarke shares many of the same attributes as the England captain and feels he would
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Dale Steyn, South Africa’s veteran fast bowler, has signed with Hampshire for the 2018 season, in a bid to step up his return to full fitness. Steyn, who missed much of South Africa’s home international season through injury, hopes to be available to the club in two windows, the first in June, for one 50-over
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The PCB’s legal dispute with former Pakistan cricketer Nasir Jamshed is set to go to an anti-corruption tribunal after the batsman rejected all charges against him. In February, the PCB had charged Jamshed for five breaches of their anti-corruption code. Those charges were issued five days before Jamshed’s one-year ban, for non-cooperation with the PCB’s
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Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has endorsed the idea of having a football-style mid-season transfer window in this IPL. A provision has been made for a short five-day transfer window. Under the rule, only uncapped players who have played no more than two matches at the halfway mark will be eligible for the transfers. “The
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