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Shane Warne with his baggy green(Shane Warne Instagram)

Shane Warne’s baggy green sets new cricket auction record, beats Don Bradman’s cap and MS Dhoni’s bat

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2020 03:56 PM IST
With just over 11 hours left in the auction, the bidding has already screamed past the winning bid for the cap of Sir Donald Bradman, which went for $425,000 in 2003.
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11 JUN 1948: DON BRADMAN OF AUSTRALIA IN ACTION BATTING DURING THE NOTTINGHAM TEST. Mandatory Credit: Allsport Hulton/Archive(Getty Images)
11 JUN 1948: DON BRADMAN OF AUSTRALIA IN ACTION BATTING DURING THE NOTTINGHAM TEST. Mandatory Credit: Allsport Hulton/Archive(Getty Images)

Did you know Don Bradman was dropped after his debut Test?

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2019 01:45 PM IST
Don Bradman’s career didn’t have a great start. After making his Test debut against England in 1928, Bradman was in fact dropped from the team.
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File image of Steve Smith.(AP)
File image of Steve Smith.(AP)

Steve Smith shatters 73-year-old record, becomes fastest to 7000 runs in Tests

By Press Trust of India | Adelaide
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2019 11:21 AM IST
The 30-year-old took a single off Muhammad Musa during the second Test against Pakistan in Adelaide to reach the milestone and take possession of a record held for 73 years by English great Wally Hammond.
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Indian opener Rohit Sharma plays a shot on the first day of the 1st Test match between India and South Africa at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam.(PTI)
Indian opener Rohit Sharma plays a shot on the first day of the 1st Test match between India and South Africa at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam.(PTI)

India vs South Africa: Rohit Sharma at par with Donald Bradman - As things stand

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2019 07:24 AM IST
IND vs SA: One man, who currently holds the distinction of matching one of Bradman’s great numbers is India’s brand new Test opener, Rohit Sharma.
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Australia batsman Steve Smith(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia batsman Steve Smith(Action Images via Reuters)

‘If Steve Smith was Indian, his technique would be accepted’

By Press Trust of India | Melbourne
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2019 08:13 AM IST
“We see Kohli, Gavaskar, (Rohit) Sharma, Ganguly, Sehwag - all these players have unique techniques. The Indian system is all about output, about scoring runs, ‘We don’t care how you do it as long as you do it’, whereas in Australia we wanted you to score well and we wanted you to look good.”
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Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has come up with a way to get Steve Smith out(Action Images via Reuters)
Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has come up with a way to get Steve Smith out(Action Images via Reuters)

England vs Australia: How to get Steve Smith out? Ricky Ponting explains

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 01:25 PM IST
Even Ricky Ponting, one of cricket’s sharpest minds, struggled to think of how to get Steve Smith out. But he did have some advice.
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Sachin Tendulkar with Sir Donald Bradman.(Instagram)
Sachin Tendulkar with Sir Donald Bradman.(Instagram)

Sachin Tendulkar pays tribute to Don Bradman on his 111th anniversary

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 04:08 PM IST
Tendulkar, who retired from the sport in 2013 with almost all records to his name except Bradman’s highest Test batting average, took to Twitter on Tuesday on the occasion of Bradman’s 111th birth anniversary.
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Australia's Steve Smith and Tim Paine during nets.(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's Steve Smith and Tim Paine during nets.(Action Images via Reuters)

Ashes 2019: Australia captain Tim Paine expecting ‘same old Smith’

By Agence France-Presse | Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 11:40 PM IST
Steve Smith has been ruled out of Thursday’s third Ashes Test at Headingley after being concussed by a Jofra Archer 92 mph bouncer in the drawn second Test at Lord’s.
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Australia's Steve Smith during the 2nd Ashes Test at Lord’s(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's Steve Smith during the 2nd Ashes Test at Lord’s(Action Images via Reuters)

If you know how to dismiss Smith, please report to the England dressing room

By Ian Chappell
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 10:51 AM IST
There is a certain ruthlessness about Smith’s dismantling of a bowling attack that must resemble the way Bradman drove bowlers to distraction
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Steve Smith in action during the first Ashes Test in Birmingham.(Action Images via Reuters)
Steve Smith in action during the first Ashes Test in Birmingham.(Action Images via Reuters)

Ashes 2019: Steve Smith responds to taunts in style at Birmingham as Australia rediscover lost pride

By AFP | Sydney
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 12:37 PM IST
Steve Smith, pilloried and banned for a year over the infamous ‘Sandpaper-gate’ affair, rose above taunts of “We saw you cry on the telly” with centuries in each innings before England crumbled to a 251-run defeat in Birmingham.
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Sachin Tendulkar and wife Anjali stand next to the legend’s wax statue.(Twitter/ICC)
Sachin Tendulkar and wife Anjali stand next to the legend’s wax statue.(Twitter/ICC)

Sachin Tendulkar thanks special people in his life after being inducted in ICC Hall of Fame

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2019 08:06 AM IST
Sachin Tendulkar became the sixth Indian cricketer to be inducted in ICC’s Hall of Fame after the likes of Sunil Gavaskar, BS Bedi, Kapil Dev, Anil Kumble and Rahul Dravid.
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ICC pays tribute to Sachin Tendulkar on the occasion of him being inducted in ICC’s Hall of Fame.(Twitter/ICC)
ICC pays tribute to Sachin Tendulkar on the occasion of him being inducted in ICC’s Hall of Fame.(Twitter/ICC)

Sachin Tendulkar becomes 6th Indian cricketer to be inducted in ICC Hall of Fame

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2019 08:08 AM IST
46-year-old Tendulkar is regarded the greatest to have played the game along with Sir Donald Bradman and remains the top run-accumulator in both Tests and ODIs.
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As a boy, Bradman used a stump in place of a bat, a golf ball and a tank stand at home to perfect his batting(Illustration: Mohit Suneja)
As a boy, Bradman used a stump in place of a bat, a golf ball and a tank stand at home to perfect his batting(Illustration: Mohit Suneja)

Sir Donald Bradman: The ‘Don’ of Cricket World

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2019 12:11 PM IST
Sir Donald George Bradman or The Don, as the Australian cricketer is popularly known, is justifiably considered as the greatest Test batsman of all time. With a near perfect Test batting average of 99.94, he is the hallmark by which the rarest of batting talents are measured.
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File image of Virat Kohli.(AFP)
File image of Virat Kohli.(AFP)

India vs Australia: I have not seen a better player than Virat Kohli, says Michael Vaughan

By PTI | Perth
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2018 08:11 AM IST
Virat Kohli became the second fastest player to score 25 Test centuries on Sunday.
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Shane Warne (R) called Steve Waugh ‘the most selfish player I have played with’.(REUTERS)
Shane Warne (R) called Steve Waugh ‘the most selfish player I have played with’.(REUTERS)

‘Lack of loyalty’: Shane Warne slams former skipper Steve Waugh in new book

By Agence France-Presse | Sydney
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2018 02:06 PM IST
Shane Warne, Test cricket’s second-most prolific wicket-taker with 708 scalps, revealed his admiration for Douglas Jardine, who led England’s “Bodyline” tour, in his new book “No Spin” published this week.
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Virat Kohli scored his 19th Test fifty during the fourth day of the fourth Test against England at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Sunday.(AFP)
Virat Kohli scored his 19th Test fifty during the fourth day of the fourth Test against England at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Sunday.(AFP)

Virat Kohli becomes first Indian to score 4000 Test runs as captain

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2018 08:19 PM IST
Virat Kohli’s record as India captain has been phenomenal as he has scored 16 hundreds and nine fifties with a best of 243.
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India's captain Virat Kohli bats during the second day of the fourth Test cricket match between England and India at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, southwest England on August 31, 2018.(AFP)
India's captain Virat Kohli bats during the second day of the fourth Test cricket match between England and India at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, southwest England on August 31, 2018.(AFP)

Virat Kohli becomes second fastest Indian to 6000 Test runs

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2018 06:12 PM IST
The Indian captain reached the milestone on the second day of the fourth Test against England at Southampton. Kohli reached the milestone in his 119th innings, which makes him the ninth fastest in Test history.
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Google Doodle of Don Bradman.(Screengrab)
Google Doodle of Don Bradman.(Screengrab)

Sir Donald Bradman honoured by Google Doodle on 110th birth anniversary

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2018 01:13 PM IST
Google is marking the 110th birth anniversary of legendary cricketer Sir Donald Bradman with a doodle that shows an animated Bradman playing a cricket shot.
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Steve Smith and David Warner were banned for 12 months while Cameron Bancroft was suspended for nine months for their involvement in the ball-tampering row in Cape Town.(Reuters)
Steve Smith and David Warner were banned for 12 months while Cameron Bancroft was suspended for nine months for their involvement in the ball-tampering row in Cape Town.(Reuters)

In Easter sermons, Australian church leaders urge forgiveness for Steve Smith, David Warner

By Reuters | Reuters, Sydney
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 01:25 PM IST
Australian church leaders, in their Easter sermons, have urged forgiveness for David Warner, Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft after the disgraced trio were banned following the ball-tampering scandal in the Cape Town Test against South Africa.
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