Budhi Kunderan

IPL XI: Cricketers who have never played limited-overs cricket

Two conditions: the players have never played List A or T20 cricket, and there cannot be more than four overseas cricketers.

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First Pongal Test: Australia thrash India in 1959-60

The first edition of the Pongal Test was played as late as in 1959-60, when Gulabrai Ramchand’s Indians took on Richie Benaud’s Australians.

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This cricketer had stars for company at night —literally!

21 year-old man who, on waking up in a few hours from his sleep on the roadside, would be making his Test debut for India against Australia in a Test starting on New Year’s Day of 1960 at Bombay’s Brabourne Stadium — not very far from the road where he slept.

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Budhi Kunderan: 12 little-known facts about the wicketkeeper batsman

Twelve relatively little- known facts about the stalwart.

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Budhi Kunderan: The trendsetting ’keeper-batsman born ahead of his times

Budhi Kunderan was one of the trendsetting wicketkeepers who blazed away with bat.

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A fantasy T20 XI of Indian greats who only played Test cricket

A look at the Indian Test heroes of the yesteryears who would have dominated T20s.

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Dhoni is an almost unparalleled asset in history as a successful, multi-tasking ‘keeper, batsman and captain

The incredible 224 in the first Test match and the 4-0 final scoreline have perhaps shell-shocked his critics into temporary silence before the shortness of public memory works its unfailing magic. As wicket-keeper, batsman and captain, MS Dhoni’s worth is unparalleled in the history of cricket, and it is time that his baiters woke up to this undeniable fact, opines Arunabha Sengupta.

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Michael Vaughan, Shane Warne laud MS Dhoni on double century

Former England captain Michael Vaughan lauded Mahendra Singh Dhoni  on Sunday for his performance against Australia on the third day of the first cricket Test match at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium.

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MS Dhoni becomes 7th wicketkeeper in Test cricket history to slam double ton

Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday became the seventh wicket-keeper in the history of the game to score a double hundred in Test cricket. The Indian captain achieved the feat in the first Test against Australia at Chennai.

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