Free Press Journal
  • Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson, Steve Smith: How much cricketers earns through national contracts

    Glamour and glitter surround Indian Cricket and cricketers, especially its captain. It gives us a fair idea of the lives of Indian cricketers when we say they are literally worshipped in the country. And not surprisingly, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is the richest board in the world. But, it will surprise you that despite cricket being a religion in India, the cricket team’s captain and

  • Cricket’s lost talents: Vinod Kambli – Of two double hundreds and numerous regrets

    Cricket is a game of glorious uncertainties, and while some players become legends, others miss out despite having all the talent in the world. India is land of 1.25 billion people and not everyone can become Sachin Tendulkar or Virat Kohli and some players have to settle for much less. Indian cricket has over the years thrown many superstars, but not many people know that there are lots of players who are languishing at

  • Kiwis brace for India-dance

    Mumbai : Hardly challenged in a dominating run this season, India will once again start overwhelming favourites when they take on an inconsistent-but-gritty New Zealand in a three-match ODI series, starting here on Sunday.

  • India vs New Zealand: Indian juggernaut up against Kiwi grit

    Mumbai: Hardly challenged in a dominating run this season, India will once again start overwhelming favourites when they take on an inconsistent-but-gritty New Zealand in a three-match ODI series, starting here tomorrow. The Indians are on a high after comprehensively thrashing world champions Australia earlier this month. And the BlackCaps will have to come up with really a special effort to make a mark against the rampaging hosts. Banking on settled batting

  • India vs New Zealand: Can Black Caps stop India’s winning run?

    India, the numero uno Test and one-day side, will now take on New Zealand for a short series of three ODIs and three T20I matches. India go into this series as overwhelming favourites and would like to continue their momentum from the Australian series. The team led by Virat Kohli is firing on all cylinders and is going through a purple patch, which started with the West Indies series (away) then

  • Life ban on Sreesanth restored: Unfulfilled career, unanswered questions, unending controversies

    Indian cricket is filled with players, who had immense talent and charisma but failed to perform on the big stage due to variety of reasons. Kerala speedster S Sreesanth was one such talent that divided opinion like no one and is currently in the news for all the wrong reasons, again! The latest development regarding Sreesanth is that Kerala High Court restoring the life ban on the cricketer for

  • Aww! Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma look so in love in this latest Manyavar ad

    The much-in-love couple, Anushka Sharma and Indian Cricket Team Captain Virat Kohli, has been in a relationship for a few years now. Time and again, the cricketer has expressed his love for Anushka Sharma through his lovely social media posts. Now, taking their love to the next level, they are now starring in an advertisement together.

  • India vs New Zealand: End of the road for Ashwin and Jadeja in limited overs cricket?

    New Zealand, famously known as Black Caps, have arrived in India to play in a limited overs series comprising of three one dayers and three T20Is. This short tour comes on the back of India’s domineering performance over Australia and the men in blue would like to keep the momentum going and win yet another series on home soil.

  • Watch Video: Virat Kohli’s message for Afghanistan cricket team is inspiration-personified

    Indian Team captain Virat Kohli has praised the Afghan cricket team for their efforts and performances on the field and congratulated them. In a video posted by Afghan cricket’s official Twitter handle, the Indian skipper congratulated the board for their recent success in the Twenty20 tournament despite the suicide bomb blast near the stadium during the tournament. “I want to congratulate you on your T20 tournament and also wish

  • India vs Australia 3rd T20I: When Kohli, Dhoni, Pandya turned left-handed batsmen

    The stage was set for the third and final T20I match between India and Australia at Hyderabad. There was rain threat looming over the most-anticipated match of the tour. However, consistent showers over the last two weeks rendered the outfield unfit for cricket even as the pitch remained unaffected. The match was called off and the series was shared 1-1 between the two teams. However, while there was nothing

  • India vs Australia: Is sky the limit for this young and professional Indian team?

    Australia’s tour of India finally came to an end, with third T20I at Hyderabad abandoned due to wet outfield, even though there wasn’t any rain and with that the series was tied at 1-1. Earlier in the ODI series the hosts had surgically and with precision steam rolled Aussies by 4-1 margin and by virtue of that series win, India are currently ranked No 1 in both Test and limited overs cricket.

  • Is BCCI making mockery of itself by choosing players over Yo-Yo test?

    1877 was the year when the game of cricket was originated and even after 140 years the game has remained the same and we are still seeing contest between bat and ball. The game has no doubt evolved but it is still played over 22 yards, 11 players participating, and in order to win you, have to score one run more than the opposition. The game has seen transformation from timeless matches to five-day

  • India vs Australia: India eye improvement in series-decider against Aussies

    Hyderabad: India will be itching to bounce back from the thrashing they received in Guwahati on an edgy but resilient Australia in the series-decidingthird and final T20 International here tomorrow. India, who dominated Australia in the preceding ODIseries, won the opening T20 comfortably before getting a rudeshock in the second game. Despite the recent success India have had over Australia,Virat Kohli has maintained that the team from Down Under isalways tough to beat. And with

  • Ashish Nehra set to retire from int’l cricket on Nov 1

    New Delhi : Veteran speedster Ashish Nehra has decided to retire from competitive cricket after the first T20 International against New Zealand at his home ground, Feroz Shah Kotla, on November 1.

  • Losing Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli in 1st over became crucial: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

    Guwahati: India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar feels that dismissal of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma off JasonBehrendorff’s very first over of the innings tilted scales in Australia’s favour. Rookie left-arm pacer Behrendorff took 4/21 in 4 overs as Australia levelled the three-match T20 series winning the second game by eight wickets.

  • We didn’t perform ‘good enough’ with the bat: Virat Kohli

    Guwahati: Indian skipper Virat Kohli admitted that his team’s performance with the bat was just not good enough during his side’s eight-wicket defeat to Australia at Guwahati’s Barsapara Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. “Not the performance we wished for. Australia were much better on the day. I don’t think we were good enough with the bat. The wicket was bit sticking to start with. It was difficult for them as well, but after