A new era: Brendon McCullum will try to bring identity & panache to England’s Test side

England’s new Test coach Brendon McCullum’s stocks have risen so much in eight years or so that one assumes he has always been this uber-confident, cool, courageous, swaggering leader. He wasn’t. It’s that personal transformation that offers England fans greater hope of a revival; that here is a man intimate with the vulnerabilities in sportsmen … Read more

Hard life of the ever-smiling cricketer Rinku Singh, KKR’s rising star

The trophy shelf in Rinku Singh’s room is out of space. The latest addition to the collection is his Man of the Match award for an enterprising cameo against Rajasthan Royals. “It was my first Man of the Match award, so it is special,” the Kolkata Knight Riders’ batter says. There’s another trophy that dates … Read more

Rohit Sharma behind Kuldeep Yadav’s resurgence, Virat Kohli preferred Axar Patel because of his batting capabilities, says Kuldeep’s childhood coach | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: A few rough seasons with the Kolkata Knight Riders franchise in the IPL, not enough chances in the national team, warming benches, carrying drinks and injury setbacks – Kuldeep Yadav has gone through a lot in the past three years. But the left-arm wrist spinner is back with a bang and is currently … Read more