February 01, 2017Bumrah's heroics: Best final T20Is overs
Rajneesh Gupta presents the finest bowling heroics in the 20th over in recent T20Is.
January 31, 2017IPL auctions: Players who will go under the hammer
The players auctions for this year's IPL is scheduled for this weekend.
January 24, 2017Kedar Jadhav is the Most Valuable Player after ODI series
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji present Rediff.com's Most Valuable Players after the India-England ODI series.
January 23, 2017Numbers Game: The rise and rise of Kedar Jadhav
Check out the statistical highlights from the Kolkata ODI.
January 19, 2017Numbers Game: MS Dhoni, the King of Sixes!
Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the first Indian and the fifth player overall to scale the milestone of 200 sixes in ODIs. Check out the statistical highlights from the Cuttack ODI.
January 17, 2017If Dhoni didn't care for you as a player, then...
Rajneesh Gupta look at how many players fell by the wayside during the tenure of India's last four captains.
January 16, 2017Super-chaser Virat Kohli matches Tendulkar!
Since Virat Kohli's ODI debut, India have successfully chased a total of 300-plus eight times, with Kohli scoring hundreds in six matches.
January 13, 2017Why England will fear Dhoni and Kohli
India and England will play three ODI games beginning Sunday.
January 10, 2017Where should Dhoni bat in ODIs?
Should he bat at No 4?
January 09, 2017Yuvraj, the Comeback Man!
A good performance in the ODI series against England will pave the way for a place for the ICC Champions Trophy later this year.
January 05, 2017The highlights of Dhoni's captaincy
When Dhoni was surprisingly elevated to the top job in 2007, not many would have predicted the impact that the Jharkhand right-hander would have on Indian cricket as ended up winning two World titles, the ICC Champions Trophy and also guided the Test team to the No 1 ranking along the way.
What makes Dhoni India's best captain ever!
Rajneesgh Gupta salutes Captain Cool.
December 28, 2016What do the numbers say about Vinod Kambli?
How does Vinod Kambli's career compare with Dravid's, Ganguly's, Jadeja's, Laxman's, Tendulkar's careers?
December 22, 2016Why Ashwin is the ICC Cricketer of the Year
Rajneesh Gupta explains the numbers that led to the world's cricket cognoscenti to vote Ravichandran Ashwin as the ICC Cricketer of the Year 2016 and the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year 2016.
December 20, 2016Team India's current winning streak is longest yet
Ravindra Jadeja is the first player ever to score a 50, take 10 wickets and hold 4 catches in the same Test.
December 19, 2016Karun Nair shares record with Sobers, Simpson
Rajneesh Gupta presents some important numbers with statistical highlights from Nair's innings.
December 17, 2016Stats: Rashid posts highest Test score vs India
Openers KL Rahul and Parthiv Patel produced a calm and composed performance as India reached 60 for no loss at stumps on the second day of the fifth and final dead-rubber Test against England at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium on Saturday.
December 16, 2016Cook youngest batsman to get to 11k runs in Test cricket
Rajneesh Gupta presents some interesting numbers from Day 1 of the Chennai Test
December 12, 2016Stats: India's longest unbeaten run and captain Kohli's record
Ace off spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Monday wrecked havoc and clinched yet another five-wicket haul as India defeated England by an innings and 36 runs on the final day of the Mumbai Test at the Wankhede Stadium.
December 11, 2016Stats: King Kohli's plethora of records in Mumbai
Skipper Virat Kohli slammed his third double century of the year as his magnificent 235 powered India to a mammoth 631 runs, a lead of 231 runs, in their first innings on the fourth day of the fourth and penultimate Test against England on Sunday.
December 10, 2016Number crunching: Check out Virat Kohli's super stats
Virat Kohli continued in his good run of form, hitting his 15th Test century on Day 3 of the 4th Test against England at the Wankhede.
Run-machine Kohli matches Gavaskar, Dravid in record books
India captain Virat Kohli struck his 15th Test century while opener Murali Vijay hit form and compiled a ton of his own to help India wrest control on Day 3 of the 4th Test in Mumbai on Saturday.
December 09, 2016Ashwin takes another five-wicket haul and equals Bhajji's tally
Here are the statistical highlights from the second day's play of the fourth cricket Test between India and England at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
December 08, 2016Stats behind Jennings' sensational debut and more
Statistical highlights from day one of the fourth cricket Test between India and England in Mumbai on Thursday.
December 01, 2016How Ashwin, Jadeja, Jayant created history in Mohali
Rajneesh Gupta surveys the cricketing milestones from the Mohali Test.
November 30, 2016Which Dhoni record has Captain Kohli matched?
The skipper is one win away from equalling an Indian record.
November 28, 2016Yadav, Jadeja, Ashwin script history!
India's lower order put on a rock-solid show to help the hosts take a slender lead.
November 27, 2016Ashwin completes the double of 1000 runs and 100 wickets in Tests
India's R Ashwin struck a counter-attacking half-century to help India claw back into the match after the hosts got off to a shaky start on Day 3.
November 26, 2016Stats: Bairstow is highest run-scorer in Tests this calendar year
Jonny Bairstow saved England the blushes after his half-century helped the team amass 268 for 8 after an early flurry of wickets.
November 23, 2016Numbers game: No stopping Ashwin, Kohli
Virat's 248 runs in the second Test, the highest by an Indian captain against England.
November 20, 20162,277 runs + : Can Virat overtake Sachin and Dravid?
Rajneesh Gupta marvels at Captain Magnificent's Magic Year.
November 19, 2016Stats: Ashwin equals Kapil Dev's record
India captain Virat Kohli and off-spinner R Ashwin put on splendid performances to put the hosts in the driver's seat on Day 3 of the 2nd Test.
November 18, 2016All-rounder Ashwin takes honours on Day 2
India's off spinner R Ashwin owned the day's play with an all-round performance to put England on the back foot in the 2nd Test in Visakhapatnam.
November 17, 2016Highlights: Centurion Kohli emulates Gavaskar, Viswanath, VVS...
Virat Kohli is the sixth Indian batsman to register a hundred in his 50th Test, joining Polly Umrigar, Gundappa Viswanath, Sunil Gavaskar, VVS Laxman and Kapil Dev.
November 13, 2016Cook's love affair with India continues!
India captain Virat Kohli's stoic batting helped India eke out a draw on the fifth and final day in the opening Test against England in Rajkot on Sunday.
November 12, 2016Stats: Kohli's unique dismissal, Cook's dominance in India
Statistical highlights of the fourth day's play of the first cricket Test between India and England in Rajkot on Saturday.
November 11, 2016Stats: Vijay-Pujara partnership crosses 2000-run mark!
It was a day full of runs for Team India on a placid track as local boy Cheteshwar Pujara and opening batsman Murali Vijay struck impressive centuries on Friday, to push India's first innings tally to 319 for 45 in response to England's mammoth 537.
November 10, 2016Stats: Only the 10th instance of three visiting centurions
# England (537) have recorded their third highest total vs India in Tests in India - the top two being 652 for seven wickets declared at Chennai in January 1985 and 559 for eight wickets declared at Kanpur in February 1964.
November 09, 2016Root records 1000 Test runs for second successive year
Riding on Joe Root's ton and Moeen Ali's half century (99 batting), England made most of the favourable conditions to finish Day 1 on 311/4.
November 08, 2016India vs England: How the teams stack up
Ahead of the first Test between India and England in Rajkot, Rajneesh Gupta looks at the two teams and their numbers.
November 07, 2016112 Tests of England-India cricket rivalry
Rajneesh Gupta presents glimpses of India-England Test history.
October 30, 2016Stats: Records broken by India, Mishra and Kohli vs NZ
Statistical highlights of the fifth and final ODI between India and New Zealand.
October 28, 2016Which batting position brings the best out of Dhoni?
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's batting position has become the talking point in the on-going series against New Zealand.
October 24, 2016Stats: Kohli equals Tendulkar's record, Dhoni's sixes
# Dhoni has registered 196 sixes in ODIs, setting an Indian record, bettering the 195 by Sachin Tendulkar.
October 16, 2016Stats: Kohli continues to impress
Statistical highlights of the first ODI match between India and New Zealand, in Dharamsala, on Sunday.
October 15, 2016Noteworthy statistics from first-class and Ranji Trophy
Rajneesh Gupta gives us a list of noteworthy statistics from first-class and Ranji Trophy
October 11, 2016Stats: Ashwin takes honours in India's big win
India inflicted a whitewash over New Zealand to claim the three-match Test series 3-0 in Indore on Tuesday after winning the final Test by a massive 321 runs on the fourth day.
October 10, 2016Stats: Ashwin joins Kapil, Kumble, Harbhajan in elite club
Statistical highlights on day three of the third cricket Test between India and New Zealand, in Indore, on Monday.
October 09, 2016Stats: Kohli first Indian skipper to hit two double centuries
Statistical highlights on day two of the third cricket Test between India and New Zealand, in Indore, on Sunday.
Stats highlights: Kohli's average highest among Indian captains!
Captain Virat Kohli scored the first century of the series against New Zealand to steer India to 267 for three on the opening day of the third and final Test in Indore, on Saturday. Check out the stats highlights.
October 03, 2016Stats: Saha rules the roost on home turf
Wriddhiman Saha became the first Indian wicketkeeper to record two unbeaten fifty-plus scores (54 and 58) in a Test match. Check out the statistical highlights from the second match in Kolkata.
October 02, 2016Stats: Impressive Rohit records 2nd half-century at home
Following Rohit Sharma's fighting half-century, India finished the day on 227-8, taking a massive 339-run lead on Day 3 of the 2nd Test in Kolkata on Sunday.
October 01, 2016Stats: Bhuvneshwar impresses on return
Check out the statistical highlights on Day 2 of the second Test between India and New Zealand.
September 30, 2016Stats: The rise of Rahane and Pujara vs New Zealand
Check out the statistical highlights on Day 1 of the second Test between India and New Zealand.
September 26, 2016Number crunching: Ashwin sets new highs
Statistician Rajneesh Gupta has interesting numbers from the match. Check them out.
September 25, 2016Stats: Records galore for India in first Test vs New Zealand
Check out the statistical highlights on Day 4 of the first Test between India and New Zealand, in Kapur, on Sunday.
Stats: Sensational Ashwin
Ravichandran Ashwin became the second quickest bowler in Test annals to take 200 wickets,behind only Australia's leg-spinner Clarrie Grimmett.
September 24, 2016Stats: Jadeja's bowling average best in Asia
Statistical highlights on day 3 of the first Test between India and New Zealand in Kanpur on Saturday.
September 23, 2016Stats: INTERESTING numbers from Kanpur Test, Day 2
Statistical highlights on day 2 of the first cricket Test between India and New Zealand in Kanpur on Friday.
September 22, 2016Stats: Why Ashwin is India's top batsman in 2016
Statistical highlights after opening day's play in the first cricket Test between India and New Zealand in Kanpur on Thursday.
September 21, 2016Virat& Co: Watch out for these guys!
Ahead of the India-New Zealand series, Rajneesh Gupta looks at the Black Caps' Test records.
From C K Nayudu to M S Dhoni... India's milestone Tests
The first Test against New Zealand will be India's 500th in the longer format.
September 12, 2016India vs New Zealand: How the teams stack up
The career statistics of 15-member squad - overall, in India and against New Zealand.
August 26, 2016Stats pack: How India, Windies stack up ahead of US T20s
Rajneesh Gupta presents a comprehensive statistical analysis of the two teams ahead of the T20I series this weekend.
August 25, 2016India's ranking will drop if it loses 0-2 to Windies in US T20Is
Two-time World Twenty20 champions the West Indies can leapfrog second-ranked India in the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Team Rankings when they go head-to-head in the two-match series in Lauderhill, Florida, on August 27 and 28.
August 10, 20163rd Test Day 1 stats: Ashwin's record series, Rohit's overseas trouble
Ravichandran Ashwin and Wriddhiman Saha stitched an unbeaten 108-run partnership for the sixth wicket to rescue India from a precarious start as the visitors' posted 234 for five when stumps were drawn on day 1 of the third Test at St Lucia.
July 26, 2016Records galore for India in first Test vs Windies
India registered their first win by innings margin in West Indies and the biggest ever outside the subcontinent.
July 24, 2016Day 3 belongs to India's impressive bowling attack
When Virat Kohli enforced the follow-on on West Indies, it was only the eighth time West Indies were asked to follow-on at home.
July 22, 2016Run-machine Kohli leads from the front
He became only the third Indian captain to score a century in the West Indies after Kapil Dev and Rahul Dravid.
July 20, 2016What you must know about India-Windies Tests
A confident India, with a new coach at the helm, will seek to record a third consecutive Test series triumph on the Caribbean soil when the Virat Kohli-led side clashes with an inexperienced West Indies in the first Test match, starting in Antigua, on Thursday.
July 13, 2016When did India last lose a Test to the West Indies?
Rajneesh Gupta tells you all you need to know about India-West Indies Tests.
June 24, 2016What a career Anil Kumble has had!
132 Tests. 271 ODIs. 619 Test wickets. 337 ODI wickets.
June 16, 2016India-Zimbabwe MVPI: Bumrah, Rahul reign in one-sided series
It was India's players all the way, with Jasprit Bumrah emerging the most valuable, ahead of K L Rahul. Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji present Rediff.com's Most Valuable Player Index after the just-concluded three-ODI series between India and Zimbabwe.
May 29, 2016Will Warner overtake Kohli in final to finish as IPL MVP?
In-form Virat Kohli leads the MVP rankings in the IPL with a MVPI of 1062 but David Warner, enjoying a sensational run with the bat and currently at third with a MVPI of 878, has the RCB captain in his sights.
IPL 9 Final: How RCB, Sunrisers got there!
Rajneesh Gupta's fascinating look at the routes RCB and Sunrisers Hyderabad took to this evening's IPL 9 final.
May 24, 2016India's batting star Kohli on the verge of a cricketing first...
With Virat Kohli set to eclipse the 1,000 runs' barrier, Rajneesh Gupta presents the top scorers in a series/tournament and the run-machine's performance in IPL-9.
May 03, 2016New record for Kohli! Indian batsman with most T20 runs
When the Royal Challengers captain got to 37 during his innings of 52, he became the Indian batsman with most runs in Twenty20 (International and domestic) cricket in a calendar year.
April 26, 2016Run-machine Kohli leads MVP rankings in IPL 9
Virat Kohli's golden run with the bat in IPL sees him lead the MVP rankings in the ongoing IPL, with RCB team mate AB de Villiers a distant second. Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji anaylse the players' performance in Rediff.com's Most Valuable Players ratings.
April 08, 2016Figure out the last eight editions of the IPL
With 59 matches spread across 10 cities, the cash-rich league starting Saturday will unearth new domestic talents apart from giving some of the tried and tested faces a shot at
April 07, 2016IPL 9: Player records
Ahead of the start of the ninth season of the IPL, Rajneesh Gupta presents a detailed statistical analysis of the players involved.
Guess the most successful team in the IPL!
Rajneesh Gupta presents how the teams have performed in eight seasons of the IPL.
April 04, 2016IPL 9: Points Table
Check out the league standings in the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League.
IPL-9 kicks-off April 9. Check out the schedule
Check out the schedule of the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League T20 tournament.
April 01, 2016Numbers Game: Of Windies' record chase and Kohli's golden run
Lendl Simmons hit an unbeaten 83 to guide West Indies to a seven-wicket victory against hosts India in the second semi-final of the World Twenty20 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Thursday. Check out the interesting numbers from the match:
March 24, 2016Numbers Game: Another milestone for Dhoni, the finisher
Rajneesh Gupta presents the interesting numbers from the match:
March 20, 2016Numbers game: Kohli, the master of run chases!
Virat Kohli scored an unbeaten half-century to steer India to a six-wicket victory against Pakistan in the World Twenty20 in Kolkata, on Saturday. Rajneesh Gupta presents the interesting numbers from the match.
March 16, 2016Stats: New Zealand spinners script history against India at Nagpur
Statistical highlights of the World Twenty20 Super 10 Group 2 match between India and New Zealand in Nagpur on Tuesday.
March 15, 2016Points Table: ICC World T20 2016
How the teams stand in the Super 10s stage of the tournament.
Asia Cup MVP: India triumph but Bangladesh come of age
Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmdullah finished as the MVP in the recently-concluded Asia Cup T20 tournament ahead of compatriot Sabbir Rahman, who was named as the man of the series. Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle present the latest edition of the MVP rankings.
Which wretched record will India look to break against NZ?
India has played New Zealand in four T20 games. Guess how many India won?
March 08, 2016Everything you want to know about the World T20 venues
With India all set to host the ICC World Twenty20 for the first time in 2016, we take a look at the 8 grounds that will host the 58 matches over 27 days from March 8 to April 3.
Numbers game: Who has the highest WorldT20 average? Kohli or KP?
Sri Lanka, who won the last edition of the World T20 in 2014, have 21 wins from 31 matches in the six editions of the tournament, while India have 17 victories from 28 games. Check out the records of the previous five editions of the World T20.
March 04, 2016Number crunching: India set new highs vs UAE
Statistician Rajneesh Gupta has interesting numbers from India's Asia Cup match against the UAE. Check them out.
February 27, 2016Stats Pack: Kohli is Pakistan's nemesis again
Rajneesh Gupta has some interesting numbers from the match. Check them out.
January 29, 2016Stats Pack: Dhoni and India high at the MCG!
Rajneesh Gupta presents some interesting numbers from the second T20 International between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
January 27, 2016Run-machine Rohit is MVP of Australia-India ODIs
India opener Rohit Sharma, who hit 441 runs in five matches with two centuries, is the MVP of the recently-concluded ODI series against Australia, ahead of Virat Kohli and Steve Smith.
January 20, 2016Number crunching: India 277-1... and last 9 wkts gone for 46 runs!
Rajneesh Gupta has interesting numbers from the fourth ODI between India and Australia in Canberra. Check them out.
January 12, 2016Number crunching: Rohit's run-riot at Perth
Statistician Rajneesh Gupta has interesting numbers from the first ODI between India and Australia the match. Check them out.
January 06, 2016Why these players were released by the IPL franchises
Check out how the players released by the IPL franchises fared in the last edition of the tournament in 2015.
January 03, 2016Stokes fires records galore for England in second Test at Newlands
Following are the records set by England and Stokes en route his magnificent double century and the massive first innings total...
December 19, 2015Number crunching: Limited-overs records of Dhoni, Kohli, Yuvi...
Following the selection of the One-Day and T20 squads at a selection committee meeting in New Delhi on Saturday, Rajneesh Gupta presents a statistical analysis of players from both squads.
December 08, 2015Rahane becomes India's highest-ranked Test batsman
Ajinkya Rahane has become India's highest-ranked Test batsman in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings after scoring two centuries in the 337 runs victory over South Africa in the fourth and final Test, at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi, which gave the home side a 3-0 series triumph.
December 07, 2015Number crunching: South Africa's record-breaking defiance, India's biggest win
Rajneesh Gupta has some interesting numbers from the final day's play in the fourth Test between India and South Africa at Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi.
December 06, 2015Number crunching: About Rahane's sixes and Amla's strike-rate
Rajneesh Gupta has some interesting numbers from the fourth day's play in the final Test between India and South Africa at Ferozshah Kotla in New Delhi.
INTERESTING numbers from Day 3 of the Delhi Test
Captain Virat Kohli roared back to form with a scintillating unbeaten 83 as India further consolidated their position with whopping overall lead of 403 runs at stumps on Day 3 of the fourth and final Test against South Africa at the Feroz Shah Kotla, in Delhi, on Saturday.
December 05, 2015Stats: Skipper Kohli records 1000 Test runs in India
Captain Virat Kohli scored a scintillating unbeaten 83, while Ajinkya Rahane was unbeaten on 52 as the duo put on the first hundred-run partnership of the series and ensured that India took a massive 403-run lead on Day 3 of the fourth Test against South Africa in New Delhi on Saturday.
Interesting numbers from Day 2 of the Delhi Test
India rode on Ajinkya Rahane's cultured century to post a series-high 334 before returning to skittle out South Africa for 121 to take full control of the fourth and final Test in Delhi, on Friday.
December 03, 2015Number crunching: Rahane registers highest score on home soil
Rajneesh Gupta presents some interesting numbers to take note of at the end of the first day's play in the fourth Test between India and South Africa.
November 25, 2015Number crunching: Ashwin finds his bunny in Van Zyl!
Rajneesh Gupta presents some interesting numbers to take note of at the end of the first day's play in the third Test between India and South Africa.
November 14, 2015Stats: Interesting numbers from Day 1 of the 2nd Test in Bengaluru
Rajneesh Gupta presents some interesting numbers from Day 1.
November 07, 2015Stats: INTERESTING numbers from Mohali Test, Day 3
Ravindra Jadeja made a memorable comeback to Test cricket with a five-wicket haul as India scored a resounding 108-run victory against South Africa in a low scoring Test match. Rajneesh Gupta presents some interesting numbers from Day 3 of the first Test match, in Mohali, on Saturday.
November 06, 2015Stats: INTERESTING numbers from Mohali Test, Day 2
Rajneesh Gupta presents some interesting numbers from Day 2.
November 05, 2015Stats: INTERESTING numbers from Mohali Test, Day 1
Rajneesh Gupta presents some interesting numbers from the Day 1 of the 1st Test.
November 04, 2015India versus South Africa: How the numbers add up
Rajneesh Gupta glances at the history of this fascinating 21st century cricketing rivalry.
October 26, 2015De Villiers on top as South Africans dominate MVP rankings
South Africans take the top 3 slots in Most Valuable Player Index.
India's biggest home defeat...but records galore for South Africa
South Africa won the fifth One-Day International against India by 214 runs on Sunday, to win the five-match series 3-1, their first ODI series win on Indian soil. Rajneesh Gupta presents some interesting numbers from the match played in Mumbai.
October 23, 2015Plethora of records for AB, Kohli! INTERESTING numbers from Chennai ODI
Virat Kohli became only the fifth player overall to score a century in One-Day Internationals against all nine Test playing nations. Ricky Ponting, Herschelle Gibbs, Sachin Tendulkar and Hashim Amla are the other players to achieved the feat. Rajneesh Gupta presents the interesting numbers from the fourth ODI between India and South Africa in Chennai, on Thursday.
October 22, 2015Sehwag's amazing career in numbers
Rajneesh Gupta presents Virender Sehwag's amazing international career in numbers.
October 19, 2015INTERESTING numbers from Rajkot
4 out of this 22 year old's 7 ODI hundreds have come against which country? Rajneesh Gupta has the numbers from the Rajkot ODI.
October 16, 2015What a glorious career Zaheer Khan had!
How good was Zak really?
October 15, 2015Virat's longest run drought...12 straight innings sans a fifty!
India won the second One-Day International against South Africa by 22 runs on Wednesday, to draw level (1-1) in the five-match series. Rajneesh Gupta presents some interesting numbers from the match played in Indore.
October 12, 2015Is Dhoni the 'finisher' finished?
Rajneesh Gupta presents a Look at close-run matches involving Mahendra Singh Dhoni to find out if India's best 'finisher' is finished.
October 11, 2015De Villiers's 21 ODI tons have come at a strike-rate of more than 100!
India lost the opening One-Day International against South Africa by 5 runs on Sunday. Rajneesh Gupta presents some interesting numbers from the match played in Kanpur ...
October 06, 2015Ashwin breaks Irfan Pathan's record, becomes India's top wicket-taker in T20Is
Rajneesh Gupta presents some interesting numbers from second T20 between India and South Africa.
October 03, 2015Stats: INTERESTING numbers from 1st Ind v SA T20 match
Rajneesh Gupta presents some interesting numbers from first T20 match between India and South Africa.
October 01, 2015India-South Africa T20s: What's the score?
Ahead of the three-match series, commencing in Dharamsala on Friday, Rajneesh Gupta presents a recap on battles between the two sides over the years.
September 02, 2015Decoding Ishant Sharma: Slow starter to match-winner!
Handed the responsibility of leading India's bowling attack, Ishant Sharma is living up to expectations. The Delhi pacer played a major role in the 2-1 victory in the Test series in Sri Lanka, the first for India in the island nation after a long wait of 22 years.
No Indian batsman in Top 10 of ICC Test rankings
Virat Kohli dropped a position to 11th leaving India with no batsmen in the top 10 of the ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen, in the latest update of the ICC Player Rankings released by the International Cricket Council on Tuesday.
September 01, 2015Stats: At 26, Kohli youngest Indian captain to win an away series
Statistical highlights from Day 5 in the third and final Test between Sri Lanka and India.
August 31, 2015Stats: No. 9 batsman scoring a fifty in both innings for India
Rajneesh Gupta presents interesting numbers from Day 4 of the third Test between India and Sri Lanka.
August 30, 2015Stats: Ishant is most impressive Indian bowler since 2014
Rajneesh Gupta presents interesting numbers from Day 3 of the third Test between India and Sri Lanka.
August 24, 2015Stats: Record-breaker Ashwin continues golden run in SL
Rajneesh Gupta presents interesting statistics from Day 5 in the second Test between India and Sri Lanka.
August 23, 2015Stats: This is why Sanga is best player in the sub-continent
Stats: INTERESTING numbers from Second Test, Day 4
August 22, 2015Stats: Check out the most INTERESTING numbers from Day 3
Rajneesh Gupta presents some interesting numbers from Day 3.
August 21, 2015Stats: How Ashwin is gate-crashing Sangakkara's farewell
Rajneesh Gupta presents interesting numbers from Day 2 of the second Test in Colombo, on Friday.
August 20, 2015Stats: Captain Kohli on a Bradmanesque run with the bat!
Rajneesh Gupta presents the interesting numbers from Day 1 of the second Test between Sri Lanka and India in Colombo.
August 19, 2015Why Sangakkara is among the best of his era
Why Kumar Sangakkara is counted alongside Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Rahul Dravid, Brian Lara, Jacques Kallis and Rahul Dravid?
August 13, 2015Stats: Records galore for Kohli, Dhawan on Day 2 in Galle
Rajneesh Gupta presents some interesting numbers from the second day's proceedings.
August 12, 2015Stats: Ashwin wins the numbers game on Day 1 in Galle
Rajneesh Gupta presents some interesting numbers from Day 1 in the first Test between India and Sri Lanka.
June 25, 2015Hail Bangladesh's bowling sensation Mustafizur... the new MVP!
After his phenomenal bowling performance, -- 13 wickets at an economy rate of 5.1 -- which proved vital in Bangladesh's first ever ODI series win over India, it is not a surprise that Mustafizur Rahman is the most valuable player (MVP) of the three-match series.
June 22, 2015Stats: The rise and rise of prolific Mustafizur Rahman
Check out the statistical highlights of the second ODI between India and Bangladesh in Mirpur on Sunday.
June 19, 2015Mirpur ODI Stats: Man of the Moment! Mustafizur Rahman
Check out the statistical highlights of the first cricket One-day international between India and Bangladesh.
June 17, 2015India vs Bangladesh: Key ODI stats
Ahead of the three-match series, here's the schedule and key stats between the teams.
June 14, 2015Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan completes grand all-round double
He became only the seventh all-rounder in the world to score 2,000 runs and take 100 wickets in a particular country.
May 28, 2015Iyer, Hogg emerge as top picks of IPL 8
Rediff.com takes a look at how the players, who were bought at the Players' Auction earlier this year, fared in IPL 8.
May 20, 2015Chennai's Dwayne Bravo best bet to finish MVP No 1; Kohli 6th
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji present Rediff.com's Most Valuable Player ratings for the ongoing IPL 8.
May 10, 2015KKR's Andre Russell leads MVP race
IPL 8 is past the half-way mark, and Andre Russell of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is emerging.
April 07, 2015Starc, de Villiers 'most influential' players at World Cup
Australia's fifth World Cup triumph was largely possible due to efforts of fast bowler Mitchell Starc, who had a sensational run with the ball in the mega-event.
April 02, 2015Know the IPL teams
Check out the squads of the eight participating teams in IPL 8.
April 01, 2015IPL 8 Squads: Sunrisers Hyderabad
Check out the Sunrisers Hyderabad squad for the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League.
IPL 8 Squads: Royal Challengers Bangalore
Check out the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad for the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League.
IPL 8 Squads: Rajasthan Royals
Check out the Rajasthan Royals squad for the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League.
IPL 8 Squads: Kings XI Punjab
Check out the Kings XI Punjab squad for the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League.
IPL 8 Squads: Delhi Daredevils
Check out the Delhi Daredevils squad for the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League.
IPL 8 Squads: Mumbai Indians
Check out the Mumbai Indians squad for the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League.
IPL 8 Squads: Chennai Super Kings
Check out the Chennai Super Kings squad for the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League.
IPL 8 Squads: Kolkata Knight Riders
Check out the Kolkata Knight Riders squad for the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League.
March 23, 2015Guptill jumps 43 places to third in MVP!
Although A B de Villiers is still the front-runner for the MVP crown of the 2015 World Cup, a new and serious challenger has suddenly appeared out of the blue -- New Zealand opener Martin Guptill.
March 20, 2015De Villiers maintains big lead, Shami rises to 7th in MVP table
It looks highly unlikely if anyone will catch the South African captain in Rediff.com's Most Valuable Players ratings for the World Cup.
March 18, 2015India vs Bangladesh QF 2: How they measure up
A factfile of the teams ahead of the second quarter-final in the World Cup at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
March 13, 2015QUIZ: Whom did Dhoni hit for a six to win the 2011 World Cup for India?
Let's see how much you remember of the previous World Cups.
Is he the greatest World Cup player?
The veteran Sri Lankan batsman, who will retire from One-Day Internationals at the end of the World Cup, is on a record-breaking spree.
March 12, 2015Record-breaker Sangakkara surges ahead in MVP table
After four centuries on the trot with a strike rate of nearly 120, Sri Lanka's run machine Kumar Sangakkara (MVPI: 686) has raced to the top of the most valuable player standing at the ICC World Cup.
March 07, 2015De Villiers overtakes Gayle in World Cup MVP standings
Strangely, despite four wins on the trot, none of India's players have even figured in the top 20 of the MVPI table.
Why Dhoni is India's best ODI captain. Figure it out
Following the hard-earned four-wicket victory against West Indies on Friday, Mahendra Singh Dhoni became India's most successful captain in One-Day Internationals played away from home.
March 06, 2015Stats: Dhoni scripts new records
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni helped India snatch a 4-wicket win after the Indian batsmen faced an early hiccup in their run-chase on Friday.
March 01, 2015Gayle leads MVP race, de Villiers not far behind
The West Indian has blasted his way to the top of Rediff.com's Most Valuable Players ratings for the World Cup with the South African skipper close on his heels.
February 28, 2015Stats: Ashwin spins his way to new highs
Statistical highlights of the pool B match between India and UAE.
February 24, 2015Numbers Game: Figure out Gayle's record-breaking double!
Chris Gayle bludgeoned his way into the record books by becoming the first player to score a double century in the World Cup.
Rediff WC Quiz: Who hit the fastest hundred in a World Cup?
Let's see how much you remember of the previous World Cups.
Southee leads World Cup MVP race. Dhawan 4th
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji are back with Rediff.com's World Cup Most Valuable Players ratings.
February 18, 2015How the teams splurged at the IPL Auction 2015
Check out the overall auction money spent during the 2015 IPL as divided by player type and by each franchise.
February 16, 2015IPL 8 Auction: The players, their price
players, including 23 overseas, were sold and Rs 86.8 crore spent on them by the eight franchises in Bangalore on Monday.
February 15, 2015Stats: Man of the moment! Virat Kohli
Statistical highlights of the cricket World Cup match between India and Pakistan.
February 12, 20153 stats you need to know before the World Cup kick off
The best teams, the best batsmen and the best bowlers coming into the cricket World Cup
February 03, 2015Schedule: ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
The ICC World Cup 2015 will be staged in Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29.
ICC World Cup 2015: Groups
Check out the group standings at the ICC World Cup 2015.
History of ICC Cricket World Cup
The history of ICC Cricket World Cup, from 1975 to 2011.
January 30, 2015Stats: First instance of Team India going 'win-less' Down Under
Statistical highlights of the tri-series match between India and England at the WACA on Friday.
January 20, 2015Stats: Finn returns career best 5-33 in India rout
Fast bowler Steven Finn claimed his first five-wicket haul in a One-Day International as England destroyed India's batting at the Gabba in Brisbane. He took five wickets for 33 runs from eight overs while James Anderson claimed four as the pair skittled the reigning World champions for 153 in less than 40 overs. Statistical highlights from the match.
January 19, 2015How De Villiers rewrote cricketing history
When South Africa's AB de Villiers scored the quickest century on Sunday, he broke more than just an ODI record. Here is how the South African has rewritten cricketing history.
January 14, 2015India, Australia battle for ODI top spot ahead of World Cup
Reigning champion India will be bidding to gain further momentum and become only the third side in World Cup history to successfully defend its title after West Indies in 1975 and 1979 and Australia, who won the coveted prize three times in succession between 1999 and 2007.
January 09, 2015Ashwin spins his way to new highs
Steve Smith led the way with another good knock as Australia raced to 251 for 6 and a lead of 348 over India before rain stopped play at the end of the fourth day in the fourth Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday. Statistical highlights from the day's play.
January 08, 2015Kohli first to hit 3 hundreds in consecutive innings as captain
Lokesh Rahul put behind a failed debut at the Melbourne Cricket Ground to register a Test hundred in only his second Test as India ended Day 3 in the fourth and final Test against Australia on 342 for 5 at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday. Promoted to open the innings with Murali Vijay, the Karnataka batsman scored 110 and with skipper Virat Kohli, who was unbeaten on 140, guided India to 342 for 5 at stumps. In the course of his knock, Kohli obliterated many milestones. Check them out.
January 07, 2015Stats: Australia's top six score 50s as India suffer again
This provided only the sixth such instance in Test cricket of the first six batsmen getting the past the half-century in an innings and four of them have have come against India.
January 06, 2015Meet India's 15-member World Cup squad
Meet the 15-member Indian squad selected for the ICC ODI World Cup, starting next month in Australia-New Zealand.
December 30, 2014In-form Kohli records best showing by a visiting No. 4 in Australia!
Virat Kohli's tally is the highest by a visiting No. 4 player in a Test series in Australia, surpassing the 480 in seven innings by Sachin Tendulkar in 2007-08.
Figure out captain cool Dhoni's Test career!
Check out the detailed statistical analysis of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's record in Test cricket.
December 28, 2014Kohli loves scoring against Australia
Statistical highlights on day three of the third cricket Test between India and Australia in Melbourne.
December 27, 2014Stats: Smith and Dhoni's mind-blowing numbers
Statistical highlights from the day's play
December 26, 2014Dhoni first Indian 'keeper to take 50 catches vs Australia in Tests
Mahendra Singh Dhoni vs Australia in Tests: 65 dismissals -- 51 catches, 14 stumpings -- in 19 games. India's captain is the seventh wicketkeeper to complete 251 catches in 90 Tests. Statistical highlights of the opening day's play in the third India-Australia Test in Melbourne.
December 23, 2014Revealed! Why Dhoni has failed the Test
Under Dhoni's captaincy, India has won just 2 out of 21 away Tests while losing 13 Tests.
December 22, 2014Is Pujara living up to Dravid's legacy at No 3?
While Cheteshwar Pujara's place in the Test side is not under any doubt, there are question marks creeping over whether he is the right batsman for the No 3 slot, especially overseas.
December 20, 2014Stats: Skipper Smith sizzles; Dhoni claims unwanted record
Statistical highlights from the day's play.
December 19, 2014Tons on captaincy debut: Kohli, Smith do a first in same series!
How rare is it for two players to score hundreds on captaincy debut in the same series? Virat Kohli got two when he led India in the first Test against Australia in Adelaide. Now, Steven Smith got one in his first Test as captain in the ongoing second Test at Brisbane.
Stats: Hazlewood, Johnson, Starc among the runs
Steven Smith (133) became the ninth Australian to score a century on captaincy debut as Australia wriggled out from a precarious 247 for 6 to post a mammoth 505 in their first innings in the second Test against India at the Gabba on Friday. He was well-supported by Mitchell Johnson (88) and Mitchell Starc (52) who made valuable contributions down the order, as the hosts took a first innings lead of 97 runs. India ended the third day on 71 for 1 in the second innings. Statistical highlights from the day's play.
December 17, 2014Out on 99, 100 in next innings!
How often do we see a batsman get out on 99 and score a hundred in his next innings in Test cricket? Murali Vijay is only the eighth batsman (on the ninth occasion) to do so. Rajneesh Gupta provides the details.
Stats: Vijay completes 2, 000 Test runs; Dhoni overtakes Ganguly
Statistical highlights on the opening day of the second Test between India and Australia in Brisbane.
December 13, 2014Kohli only second skipper to post twin tons on captaincy debut
Statistical highlights of the fifth and final day of the first Test between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval.
December 12, 2014Run-machine Warner completes 1000 runs in calendar year
Australia's David Warner, on Friday, completed 1000 runs in 2014 en route his century in the second innings of the first cricket Test against India in Adelaide, becoming the first opener to achieve the feat since England skipper Alastair Cook in 2012.
December 11, 2014Stats: Vijay extends impressive record against Australia
Statistical highlights from the third day's play of the first Test between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday.
December 10, 2014Clarke follows Punter's footsteps... records 2,000 Test runs vs India
Rain played spoilsport on Day 2 of the first Test between Australia and India at the Adelaide Oval. It caused three interruptions, but in the 30 overs that were bowled, Australia captain Michael Clarke did well to fight off pain and score 128, and Steve Smith a career-best 162 not out, as India's hapless bowling attack got a beating. At stumps, Australia were 517 for 7. A look at the statistical highlights from the start-stop day.
December 09, 2014Stats: Records galore for Clarke, Warner as Aussies dominate Day 1
Australia opener David Warner paid a fitting tribute to his deceased teammate Phillip Hughes, scoring a rollicking 145 before India dealt three quick blows at the fag end to share honours on an emotionally charged opening day in the first Test in Adelaide on Tuesday. Statistical highlights from the day's play.
December 08, 2014From Amarnath to Dhoni: How India fared against Australia over the years!
India's rivalry with Australia dates back to 1947-48 when Lala Amarnath's team travelled to take on the hosts, who were captained by batting great Don Bradman. The visitors were beaten 4-0 in the five-match series. A statistical analysis of the Test record between the two teams.
December 01, 2014India play Australia, Afghanistan in World Cup warm-up games
World champions India will clash against hosts Australia in their first warm-up match of the ICC World Cup 2015 in Adelaide on February 8 before they take on minnows Afghanistan at the same venue two days later.
November 28, 201412 cricketers called to rest on the field
lists the instances when cricketers died while playing a match.
November 26, 2014Schedule: ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be staged in Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29, and India will begin its title defence against traditional rivals Pakistan in a high-voltage clash in Adelaide, on February 15.
November 17, 2014Stats: Captain Kohli, Rayudu sizzle in run chase
Take a look at the statistical highlights of the fifth ODI between India and Sri Lanka.
November 14, 2014Stats: Records galore for Rohit Sharma
Take a look at the statistical highlights of the fourth ODI in Kolkata on Thursday.
November 10, 2014Figure out India's Test squad for Australia
Following Monday's selection, presents the Test career figures of the touring party along with the players' performance against Australia.
Stats: India's unbeaten run against Sri Lanka and Kohli's record
Statistical highlights of the third cricket One-day international between India and Sri Lanka in Uppal.
Surprised why no Indians in ICC's Test Team of the Year?
India registered just three victories in 11 Tests, worse than even Zimbabwe and the West Indies...
November 07, 2014Stats: The most successful chases by India against any opponent
Statistical highlights of the second ODI between India and Sri Lanka in Motera.
November 03, 2014Stats: Rahane and Dhawan's record adds to Sri Lanka's misery
Take a look at the statistical highlights of the first One-day International between India and Sri Lanka.
October 31, 2014Numbers game: India hold edge over Sri Lanka in One-Day Internationals
As India and Sri Lanka get set to duel in the make-shift ODI series, starting Sunday, Rajneesh Gupta gives us a look at how both teams stand in One-dayers.
October 09, 2014Stats: Windies hand India fourth heaviest ODI defeat at home
Statistical highlights from the first ODI between India and the West Indies, in Kochi, on Wednesday.
September 18, 2014Champions League T20 2014: Points Table
Check out the points table of 2014 Champions League T20 tournament.
September 08, 2014Stats: Captain Morgan basks in T20 glory
Statistical highlights of the one-off Twenty20 international between India and England at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Sunday.
September 06, 2014Stats: Raina's all round performance; outstanding Jadeja
Statistical highlights of the fifth and final one-dayer between India and England in Leeds on Friday.
September 03, 2014Stats: India's win in Edgbaston ODI, their 50th against England
Statistical highlights of the
Stats: Captain cool Dhoni achieves unique treble
Dhoni holds the record of winning most matches in all 3 formats -- the first Indian and also the first among current captains from all sides.
August 31, 2014Stats: Dhoni improves captaincy record; best figures for Ashwin
Statistical highlights of the third ODI between India and England in Nottingham.
August 28, 2014Stats: Suresh Raina joins ODI specialists' club
Statistical highlights of the second One-day International between India and England at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on Wednesday.
August 16, 2014Stats: Cook breaks Gavaskar's record!
England bowlers used the conditions perfectly at the Oval in London to dismiss Indian batsmen for 148 in just over 61 overs on Friday. Here are the statistical highlights at the end of first day's play in the fifth Test between India and England played at the Oval.
August 13, 2014Ali astonishes: Figure out India's batsmen against the England spinner
With a tally of 19 wickets in the series so far, Moeen Ali is the second highest-wicket taker from both sides after team mate James Anderson, who has 21 dismissals to his name. Incidentally, only three spinners have taken more wickets against India outside Asia.
August 10, 2014Stats: Kohli the walking wicket for Anderson
James Anderson seems to have identified a chink in Virat Kohli's technique, especially his weakness outside the off-stump, having him caught behind the wickets on all the four occasions he has got him out in this series.
Stats: India lose inside 3 days for sixth time in England!
Overall, India have lost a Test match inside three days 14 times, including six times in England.
August 09, 2014Stats: Bhuvaneshwar equals Zaheer's record
Almost two sessions were washed out, with only 36 overs possible on day two as England reached 237 for six in reply to India's 152 in their first innings.
August 08, 2014Stats: Dhoni surpasses Dada's record in England
Statistical highlights of the opening day's play in the foruth Test between India and England.
August 07, 2014Stats: India experience third worst start in Manchester Test
Electing to bat, the visitors were reduced to four for eight in the fifth over with both paers James Anderson and Stuart Broad claiming two wickets each, in the fourth Test against England, on Wednesday.
August 01, 2014Dhoni hits new low: Most Test defeats as India captain vs England!
While England had not won in ten previous Tests, Mahendra Singh Dhoni suffered his seventh defeat against England, the most by a captain in India-England Tests, after losing the third Test at Southampton. Under his captaincy, India have won three, lost seven and drawn three out of 13 Tests.
July 30, 2014Stats: Dhoni set to complete 1,000 runs against England
Statistical highlights of the third day's play in the third cricket Test between India and England on Tuesday.
July 29, 2014Stats: Records galore for Ian Bell in Southampton
Statistical highlights of the second day's play in the third cricket Test between India and England in Southampton on Monday.
July 28, 2014Stats: Cook becomes third highest run-scorer for England
# Alastair Cook's knock of 95 is his first innings in the nervous nineties as Test captain -- his sixth in Tests.
July 22, 2014Stats: Records galore for Ishant Sharma at Lord's
India rode on Ishant Sharma's inspired spell of fast bowling to demolish England and take a 1-0 lead in the five-match Test series. Statistical highlights at the end of the second Test between India and England at Lord's.
July 21, 2014Stats: Bhuvi first No 9 batsman to post three half-centuries in a series
Statistical highlights from Day 4 in the second cricket Test between India and England at Lord's on Sunday.
July 14, 2014Stats: Bhuvneshwar Kumar shines in unlikely batting record
Statistical highlights of the fifth and final day of the opening Test between India and England in Nottingham on Sunday night.
July 11, 2014Stats: Dhoni's record in England improves
Statistical highlights of the second day's play in the first cricket Test between India and England.
June 21, 2014Shakib is MVP of rain-hit India-Bangladesh ODIs
As far as Bangladesh were concerned, there was nothing worth mentioning except for a fifty each from captain Mushfiqur Rahim (59) and Shakib Al Hasan (52), the latter emerging as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) on account of his all-round showing in the series as he also claimed six wickets with his left-arm spin.
May 31, 2014Who will be MVP of IPL 7? Maxwell or Uthappa?
The Most Valuable Player (MVP) race will be a direct face-off between Kings XI Punjab's hard-hitting batsman Glenn Maxwell and Kolkata Knight Riders' dashing opener Robin Uthappa.
May 29, 2014Stats: Raina is Chennai's record man!
Chennai Super Kings knocked out defending champions Mumbai Indians in their Eliminator tie in the Indian Premier League in Mumbai on Wednesday. Statistical highlights from the match.
May 26, 2014Stats: Anderson proves his worth
New Zealand's power-hitter Corey Anderson conjured up an astonishing 95-run knock under tremendous pressure to single-handedly power Mumbai Indians to the play-offs of the Indian Premier League on Sunday night. A look at key statistics from the match.
May 21, 2014IPL: Maxwell leads MVP standings, Gambhir gets $7664 for every run!
With a most valuable player index (MVPI) of 702, Australian Glenn Maxwell has proved to be unstoppable with the bat having smashed 531 runs in 11 matches at an amazing strike rate of 195.
Stats: Raina continues to be top run-getter in IPL
Statistical highlights of the IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders
May 20, 2014Stats: Sandeep Sharma is milestone man in IPL
Kings XI Punjab beat Delhi Daredevils by four wickets in their IPL match at Feroz Shah Kotla ground on Monday. Chasing 165 for victory, Punjab rode on a breezy 67-run opening stand between Virender Sehwag (23) and Manan Vohra (42 off 19 balls) to overhaul the target in 19.4 overs. A look at key statistics from the match.
Stats: Michael Hussey continues to enjoy excellent record
Riding on half-centuries from their openers Mike Hussey and Lendl Simmons, Mumbai post a 25-run victory over Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League encounter in Ahmedabad, on Monday. A look at key statistics from the match.
May 19, 2014Stats: Umesh Yadav records his best bowling figures
Kolkata Knight Riders consolidated their fourth position in the points table with a comfortable seven-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in an IPL match in Hyderabad on Sunday night. A look at key statistics from the match.
May 16, 2014Stats: Records galore for Ajinkya Rahane
Rajasthan Royals crushed Delhi Daredevils by 62 runs in a thoroughly one-sided encounter to consolidate their chances of making it to the play-offs in the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League in Ahmedabad on Thursday night. A look at key statistics from the match.
May 15, 2014Stats: Uthappa, leading run-scorer for Kolkata
Robin Uthappa was elegance personified during his 52-ball 80 as he powered Kolkata Knight Riders to a convincing six-wicket win over Mumbai Indians in their Indian Premier League match in Cuttack on Wednesday. A look at key statistics from the match.
May 13, 2014Stats: Mumbai's biggest win over Sunrisers Hyderabad
Defending champions Mumbai Indians kept their hopes of making it to the play-offs with a clinical seven-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad on Monday night. A look at key statistics from the match.
May 11, 2014Stats: Dwayne Smith is only next to Maxwell
A half-century from Dwayne Smith, and Mahendra Singh Dhoni's late assault, helped Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai by four wickets in the Indian Premier League match in Mumbai, on Saturday night. A look at key statistics from the match.
May 10, 2014Stats: 'Killer Miller' records his third fifty
On Friday night in Bangalore Kings XI Punjab scored another emphatic victory, beating Royal Challengers Bangalore by 32 runs, to consolidate their position atop the eight-team table. A look at key statistics from the match.
May 09, 2014Stats: Bhuvneshwar Kumar records his best IPL performance
A look at key statistics from the Rajasthan Royals-Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL match.
May 08, 2014Raina is first batsman to amass 3,000 runs in IPL
Statistical highlights of IPL match between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings at the Barabati stadium in Cuttack.
April 30, 2014Stats: Rajasthan the only team to win the Eliminator twice
Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League match between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders.
April 16, 2014Points Table: Indian Premier League 2014
The points table of the seventh edition of Indian Premier League.
April 15, 2014Shakib outdoes Kohli to emerge MVP of World T20
Virat Kohli was unquestionably the top player, but the most valuable player index (MVPI) suggests that Shakib Al Hasan had an equally good World T20 even though his team Bangladesh fared poorly.
April 07, 201410 key stats from the India-Sri Lanka WT20 final
Chasing a modest 131 for victory, Sri Lanka won with 13 balls to spare. A look at key statistics from the World T20 final.
April 02, 201410 key stats from the Pakistan-West Indies WT20 match
Holders West Indies sailed into the World Twenty20 semi-finals after Dwayne Bravo's power-hitting and Samuel Badree's lethal spin bowling fashioned a comprehensive 84-run victory over 2009 champions Pakistan on Tuesday. A look at key statistics from the match.
April 01, 201410 key stats from the Sri Lanka-New Zealand WT20 match
Sri Lanka sealed a place in the World Twenty20 semi-finals after left-arm spinner Rangana Herath bowled them to a 59-run victory over New Zealand in a decisive match in Chittagong on Monday.
March 31, 2014Stats: Yuvraj comes good to surpass Gambhir
India beat Australia by 73 runs in a Group 2 match of the ICC World T20 Championships on Sunday. Here are the statistical highlights from the match played in Mirpur.
March 29, 2014Stats: Spin to win is success mantra at World T20
Amit Mishra and Ravichandran Ashwin's spin made life miserable for the Bangladesh batsmen. In the process of their fine showing in the match, the above-mentioned players eclipsed many records. Check them out...
March 24, 2014Points Table: ICC World T20 2014
Points table of the ICC World T20 2014.
World T20 Stats: Rohit Sharma, Kohli's outstanding record
Statistical highlights of Sunday's World T20 match between India and the West Indies.
March 23, 2014McCullum inches closer to 2000-run mark in T20s
New Zealand beat England by the Duckworth-Lewis method in their Group1 match of the World T20 Championships in Chittagong on Saturday. Here are the statistical highlights from that match.
March 22, 2014World T20 Stats: Plethora of records for Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli has enjoyed considerable success in Twenty20. And Friday's encounter against traditional rivals Pakistan proved to be another milestone for this stylish batsman.
March 21, 201410 vital World T20 stats you must know!
The World T20 Championships has seen a plethora of records created since its inception in 2007. Rediff.com gives you a glance of all the interesting statistics from the tournament!
March 20, 2014IPL 2014: UAE first leg schedule
A total of 20 matches will be played in the United Arab Emirates from April 16 to 30 at three venues -- Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Dubai.
March 11, 2014World T20 stats: Suresh Raina lone Indian to score a hundred
Suresh Raina is the lone Indian in the short list of four players from all countries to have scored a century in the ICC World T20
March 05, 2014Stats: Afridi powers Pakistan to their highest-ever run-chase in ODIs
Pakistan pulled off a thrilling three-wicket victory over hosts Bangladesh to storm into the finals of the Asia Cup cricket tournament, knocking India out of the title race. Shahid Afridi's blistering 59 off 25 balls helped Pakistan set up a summit clash against Sri Lanka. Here are the statistical highlights from the Asia Cup One-dayer played between Pakistan and Bangladesh in Dhaka on Tuesday.
March 02, 2014Stats: Stanikzai records highest score in ODIs
Statistical highlights of the Asia Cup cricket match between Afghanistan and Bangladesh played at the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, in Fatullah.
February 28, 2014Stats: Umar Akmal first Pakistan 'keeper to score a ton Asia Cup
Pakistan fought back from a precarious position to beat Afghanistan by 72 runs, and also claim a bonus point, in the Asia Cup match in Fatullah on Thursday. Thanks to wicketkeeper-batsman Umar Akmal, who scored an unbeaten 102 off 89 balls, they were able to recover from 117 for six inside 30 overs and put up a solid 248 for 8. In reply, minnows Afghanistan were dismissed for 176 in 47.2 overs. A look at the statistical highlights from the match.
February 18, 2014Stats: Zaheer, Kohli set new marks in drawn Wellington Test
Statistical highlights from the drawn second Test between India and New Zealand in Wellington.
February 17, 2014Stats: Plethora of records for McCullum as 300 beckons
Brendon McCullum was on 281, his highest Test score and the second highest by a New Zealander, at the close of play on Day 4 after having shared a world record stand of 352 runs for the sixth wicket with wicketkeeper BJ Watling who made 124.
February 16, 2014Stats: McCullum has amassed 1,000 runs vs India
Statistical highlights on day three of the second and final cricket Test between India and New Zealand at Basin Reserve in Wellington.
February 15, 2014Stats: Rahane fifth Indian to hit a hundred at No. 7 overseas
Ajinkya Rahane is the fifth Indian to hit a hundred while batting at No. 7 away from home, during the second Test against New Zealand in Wellington.
February 14, 2014Stats: Ishant completes 'century' overseas
February 13, 2014Check out the team line-ups for IPL 2014
A look at the squads for the seventh season of the Indian Premier League at the conclusion of the two-day auction in Bangalore.
February 09, 2014Stats: India have lost 10 out of the last 11 overseas Tests
Statistical highlights at the end of the first Test between India and New Zealand at Eden Park on Sunday.
February 08, 2014Stats: Team India chasing 45-year-old record in Auckland
Statistical highlight of day three
February 05, 2014Stats dossier: How many Tests has India won in New Zealand?
Overall, India enjoy a wonderful against the Kiwis in Tests, having won 18 matches out of 52, but have clinched victory in only five games out of 21 in New Zealand.
January 23, 2014Stats: Dhoni's unique milestone and Southee's century
Statistical highlights of the
January 19, 2014Stats: Kohli's century goes in vain for the first time
Statistical highlights of the first cricket one-dayer between India and New Zealand in Napier.
January 17, 2014How does Team India measure up in New Zealand
As Team India's tour of New Zealand commences with the first one-dayer in Napier on Sunday, presents a statistical dossier on contests between the two teams.
India vs New Zealand, statistically speaking
Team India has two members - MS Dhoni and Ishant Sharma - of that victorious 2009 side returning to New Zealand for the One-Day International series, which commences on Sunday. The hosts, however, are almost a completely overhauled unit. The teams may not appear equal on paper but the home advantage is something than should benefit New Zealand. presents a statistical lowdown of the teams ahead of tour opener in Napier.
December 30, 2013Kallis fourth South African to score a ton in last Test
Jacques Kallis became the fourth South African to score a hundred in his last Test, emulating Pieter van der Bijl, Lee Irvine and Barry Richards.
December 29, 2013Stats: Jadeja first left-arm Indian spinner to take four wickets
Statistical highlights on the third day of the second and final cricket Test between India and South Africa in Durban.
December 28, 2013Stats: Vijay makes mark at Durban
Statistical highlights on the second day of the second and final cricket Test between India and South Africa in Durban.
December 27, 2013Stats: Pujara in record books; betters Dravid, Ganguly
Statistical highlights of the opening day in the second and final Test between India and
December 21, 2013Stats: Pujara first Indian to post three hundreds in 2013
Statistical highlights of the third day's play in the first Test between India and South Africa in Johannesburg.
December 20, 2013Stats: Ishant records best bowling figures against South Africa
India's pace bowlers staged a dramatic turnaround and the lanky Ishant Sharma (3/64) played a crucial role as he triggered the shocking batting collapse by dismissing Hashim Amla (36) and Jaques Kallis (0) off consecutive deliveries. Statistical highlights of the second day's play in the first cricket Test between India and South Africa in Johannesburg.
December 17, 2013How many Tests has India won in SA? Check out stats dossier!
A look at the players' record and their individual performances ahead of the two-Test series.
December 09, 2013Stats: Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock on a roll
Rediff.com presents the statistical highlights of the second One-dayer of the three-match series between India and South Africa at Kingsmead, in Durban on Sunday.
December 06, 20131st ODI Stats: Dhoni surpasses Azhar's record
South Africa beat India by 141 runs in the first One-dayer of the three-match series between India and South Africa at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on Thursday.
December 04, 2013Yuvraj, Jadeja lead hopes in SA; check out players' record
Check out detailed statistics of the Indian team for South Africa ODIs.
December 02, 2013Schedule: India's tour of South Africa
India have a tough assignment coming up as they play three ODIs and two Tests in South Africa, from December 5 to 30. The series commences with the first One-Day International on December 5, in Johannesburg.
November 28, 2013Stats: Dhawan continues golden run with the bat
Shikhar Dhawan's tally of six international centuries this year is the highest. His tally of five ODIs hundreds is the highest by any batsman this year.
November 22, 2013Stats: Kohli emulates Vivian Richards's feat at Kochi
Virat Kohli raced to 5,000 runs in 114 innings, emulating Vivian Richards's feat.
November 16, 2013Stats: Sachin Tendulkar has been a part of 72 wins
Here is a statistical highlights on day three of the second cricket Test between India and West Indies.
Stats: Records galore for evergreen Tendulkar
As Sachin Tendulkar walked into the sunset, here is a look at his statistical highlights his illustrious Test career.
November 14, 2013Stats: Ojha emulates Botham's feat at the Wankhede
The opening day in the second Test between India and the West Indies at the Wankhede stadium was all about tourists' brittle batting, Pragyan Ojha's five for 40 and Sachin Tendulkar's unbeaten 38, which raises hope for a record 52nd Test hundred from the batting icon in his farewell 200th Test.
November 13, 2013Bat vs bat in India-Aus ODIs; The Most Valuable Players
Who were the most valuable players in the just-concluded India-Australia ODI series? Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji 's formula provides overwhelming evidence that the bat complete overwhelmed the bat.
November 11, 2013All-rounder Ashwin's Test record better than Sobers, Botham!
Legendary all-rounders Gary Sobers, Ian Botham and Chris Cairns had scored more runs than Ravichandran Ashwin after 17 matches, however the Indian off-spinner has claimed more wickets than the three players.
November 08, 2013Best match figures by Indians on Test debut
Debutant Mohammed Shami produced a devastating spell of reverse swing to finish with a match haul of nine wickets as India beat the West Indies by an innings and 51 runs in the first Test at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Friday.
Most Test victories in a row for India
The innings and 51-run victory over the West Indies in the first Test at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata is India's fifth straight win, their best run in Tests. The team beat Australia in all four Tests in February/March this year.
November 07, 2013Rohit 14th Indian to hit ton on Test debut. Check out the others
Lala Amarnath was the first Indian to score to century on Test debut when he made 118 against England in Mumbai nearly 80 years ago, in 1933. Interestingly, his son Surinder also accomplished the feat when he made 124 against New Zealand in Auckland, in 1976.
November 05, 2013Number crunching: India vs West Indies head-to-head
India take on the West Indies in the first of the two-match Test series at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Wednesday. Rajneesh Gupta presents the statistics in Test matches involving the two teams.
November 03, 2013Stats: Records rewritten in Bangalore ODI
Statistical highlights of the seventh cricket One-dayer between India and Australia.
October 24, 2013Bailey has a brilliant record against India. Figure it out!
Here's all about Australia's stand-in captain George Bailey super record against India and other statistical highlights of the abandoned fourth cricket one-dayer between India and Australia in Ranchi on Wednesday.
October 20, 2013Stats: Captain Dhoni rewrites record books
Statistical highlights of the third cricket One-dayer between India and Australia in Mohali on Saturday night.
October 17, 2013Stats: Kohli scores fastest ODI hundred by an Indian
Statistical highlights of the second One-dayer between India and Australia in Jaipur on Wednesday.
October 11, 2013Stats: Yuvraj most consistent Indian batsman in T20I
Statistical highlights of the Twenty20 International between India and Australia in Rajkot.
October 09, 2013Schedule: Australia's tour of India 2013
The No. 1 ranking in One-Day Internationals will be on the line when world champions India take on Australia in the limited over series starting with a one-off Twenty20 match in Rajkot, on Thursday.
September 10, 2013Schedule: Champions League T20 2013
The complete fixtures of Champions League T20, which starts in Jaipur on September 21.
August 31, 2013Stats: Finch, Gayle dominate T20 batting records
Aaron Finch scored 156 off just 63 balls against England to set a new World record for the highest individual innings in Twenty20 internationals. The record for the highest score in T20s, though, belongs to Chris Gayle, who slammed 175 not out for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 6.
July 31, 2013Check out the 2015 Cricket World Cup schedule
The 2015 cricket World Cup, to be jointly hosted by New Zealand and Australia, will be held from February 14 to March 29. Forty-nine matches over 44 days will be held across 14 cities in the two countries.
July 29, 2013Stats: Amit Mishra sets Indian record in bilateral series
Rediff.com brings the statistical highlights of the third ODI between India and Zimbabwe.
July 27, 2013Stats: Dhawan first to post three tons in 2013
Statistical highlights of the second cricket ODI between India and Zimbabwe being played in Harare on Friday.
July 22, 2013Stats: Australia close in on their worst losing streak
After dominating for nearly two decades, Australia are slipping towards their worst period in Test cricket.
July 06, 2013Stats highlights: Kohli hits first century as India captain
Stand-in skipper Virat Kohli struck 102 off 83 balls as India beat West Indies by 102 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis method in Port of Spain, Trinidad on Friday to get their first victory of the Tri-Nation Series. Statistical highlights of the ODI tri-series match.
July 03, 2013Stats: Tharanga, Jayawardene set new milestones against India
Openers Upul Tharanga and Mahela Jayawardene hit centuries as Sri Lanka handed India a 161-run defeat in the third match of the tri-nation series in Jamaica, on Tuesday.
July 01, 2013Stats: Johnson Charles sizzles against India
Statistical highlights of the ODI Tri-series match between India and the West Indies in Kingston on Sunday.
Points Table: Tri series in West Indies
Check out the points table of the tri-series played in the West Indies also involving India and Sri Lanka.
June 29, 2013Stats: Gayle show at Sabina Park
Superb performances by Chris Gayle and Sunil Narine gave the West Indies a comfortable six-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the opening match of the tri-series, also involving India, at Kingston, Jamaica, on Friday. Check out some statistical highlights from the Sabina Park match.
Points Table: Tri series in West Indies
Check out the points table of the tri-series played in the West Indies also involving India and Sri Lanka.
June 26, 2013Schedule: Tri-series in West Indies
West Indies host India and Sri Lanka in an ODI triangular tournament from June 28-July 11, 2013.
June 21, 2013Raina is ICC Champions Trophy's top fielder
Statistical highlights from the ICC Champions Trophy semi-final between India and Sri Lanka.
June 20, 2013CT Stats: Anderson first to capture 20 wickets for England
Statistical highlights of the ICC Champions Trophy semi-final between South Africa and England.
June 10, 2013McClenaghan, Malinga show in Cardiff
Statistical highlights of Sunday's the ICC Champions Trophy match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand at Cardiff.
June 06, 2013ICC Champions Trophy: Points table
Check out the team standings for the ICC Champions Trophy.
June 03, 2013Schedule: ICC Champions Trophy
The seventh and final edition of the ICC Champions Trophy kicks-off in the United Kingdom on June 6 when India play South Africa in Cardiff.
May 22, 2013Gayle continues to be the Most Valuable in IPL
At the end of the league stage Chris Gayle is still IPL6's most valuable player, according to Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle.
May 12, 2013Stats: Kallis receives 9th man of the match award in IPL
# Jacques Kallis (41) equalled his highest score in the current tournament. He had scored 41 off 27 balls against Sunrisers Hyderabad at EdenGardens on April 14.
Stats: Parthiv improves record against Punjab
# Parthiv Patel (61 off 47 balls) recorded his first fifty in the IPL 2013 -- his highest ever at the IPL.
May 11, 2013Stats: Kohli records his highest score in IPL
Statistical highlights of the IPL match between Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore in New Delhi on Friday.
May 08, 2013Who is the IPL's most valuable player after Gayle?
Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle analyse which players are giving value for money in the ongoing IPL.
May 02, 2013How the IPL teams are placed after 46 matches
Check out the latest Indian Premier League standings.
IPL Stats: Warner is most successful Delhi batsman
Statistical highlights of the IPL match between Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders.
Stats highlights: Dhawan, Mishra shine for Sunrisers
Amit Mishra, with 16 wickets at 14.81 in ten games is the third bowler to bag 16 wickets in IPL 6, joining James Faulkner and Dwayne Bravo.
April 30, 2013How the IPL teams are placed after 42 matches
Check out the latest Indian Premier League standings.
April 24, 2013Gayle 175 not out: 100 off 30 balls; 150 off 53
Chris Gayle broke and established many new records with his big-hitting in the game against Pune Warriors India. We take a look at some of them.
April 15, 2013IPL Stats: Praveen Kumar is most economical bowler!
Statistical highlights of the IPL match between Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab in Jaipur on Sunday.
April 14, 2013Stats: Gambhir leads run-scorers list for Kolkata
# Gautam Gambhir, with 175 runs at an average of 43.75 in four matches is the leading run-getter for Kolkata in IPL 2013.
Stats: Mumbai's Rohit Sharma has the safest hands
Statistical highlights of the Pepsi IPL match between Mumbai Indians and Pune Warriors in Mumbai on Saturday.
Stats: RCB's Kohli, Vinay Kumar grab top spots in IPL 6
Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League match between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore held in Chennai on Saturday.
April 13, 2013Stats: Delhi's agony continues with 4th loss in a row
Statistical highlights of the Pepsi IPL match between Delhi Daredevils vs Sunrisers Hyderabad.
April 07, 2013IPL: Gilchrist first 'keeper to complete 40 catches
# Kings XI Punjab registered a win in their opening match of the IPL competition for the first time.
Stats: Pollard has struck most sixes for Mumbai
# Kieron Pollard's superb unbeaten 57 was his second highest innings in the IPL, next only to the 64 against Rajasthan Royals at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on April 11, 2012. His first half-century against Chennai Super Kings was his third in the IPL.
March 31, 2013Check out the IPL 2013 schedule
The sixth edition of the Indian Premier League kicks-off on April 3, with defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders hosting Delhi Daredevils, at the Eden Gardens, in Kolkata.
March 24, 2013Stats: Vijay, Ashwin lead the way for India
A look at the averages in the just concluded India - Australia series in which the home team made a 4-0 clean sweep.
March 22, 2013Jadeja makes it six with Aus skipper
Statistical highlights from the first day's play in the fourth Test between India and Australia at the Feroz Shah Kotla.
March 17, 2013Stats: Indian batsmen rule Mohali despite Siddle's fiver
# India (499) recorded their highest total against Australia at Mohali, bettering the 469 in December 2001.
March 15, 2013Stats: Clarke falls to Jadeja the fourth time
Statistical highlights of the second day's play in the third Test between India and Australia at Mohali, on Friday.
March 08, 2013Figure out why Sehwag and Gambhir got the Test axe
Rajneesh Gupta presents a detailed statistical look at Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir's record.
India-SA kick-off Champions Trophy. Check out the dates
The Pakistan-South Africa One-Day International series is a precursor to the clash between the two sides in the ICC Champions Trophy, which will be staged from June 6 to 23 in England and Wales.
March 06, 2013Check out the IPL 2013 schedule
The sixth edition of the Indian Premier League kicks-off on April 3, with defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders hosting Delhi Daredevils, at the Eden Gardens, in Kolkata.
March 05, 2013Stats: Ashwin has an impressive Test record at home
India took a comprehensive 2-0 lead in the Test series after Australia suffered a crushing defeat of an innings and 135 runs on Tuesday. Here are the statistical highlights from the fourth day's play of the second Test between India and Australia played in Hyderabad.
March 02, 2013A unique feat for Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Bhuvneshwar Kumar claimed his first wicket in Test cricket when his delivery disturbed David Warner's furniture today. Interestingly Bhuvneshwar's first wicket in Twenty20 Internationals and One-Day Internationals were also bowled (Nasir Jamshed and Mohammad Hafeez respectively).
February 27, 2013Ganguly vs Dhoni: Who is the better captain?
Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday equalled Sourav Ganguly's Indian record of winning most Tests as captain following his team's eight-wicket-victory in the first Test against Australia in Chennai. A detailed comparison of India's two most successful captains.
February 26, 2013Stats: Dhoni, Ashwin script a memorable win!
Captain MS Dhoni's heroics with the bat and spinner R Ashwin's 12 wickets in the match, helped India register a comprehensive 8-wicket victory against Australia. Here are a few statistical highlights from Day 5 of the first Test played in Chennai on Tuesday.
Dhoni one short of taking over Ganguly's record
India captain MS Dhoni has equalled former skipper Sourav Ganguly's Test record for most wins.
February 25, 2013Dhoni second Indian to hit six sixes in an innings vs Aus
# India (572) have recorded their highest total against Australia at Chepauk, beating the 501 in 2000-01. The said total is India's second highest at Chepauk, next only to the 627 against South Africa in March 2008.
February 24, 2013Plethora of records for Dhoni
MS Dhoni played gem of an innings to put India in a strong position against Australia in the Chennai Test. Coming into bat after the fall of Tendulkar's wicket, Dhoni scored 206 runs out of the 319 runs scored by India. He established many new records during his highest innings in first-class cricket.
February 20, 2013India and the Aussies: Check out these records!
As India takes on Australia in the first Test at Chennai on Friday, Rajneesh Gupta presents a detailed statisticial dossier.
February 02, 2013Stats: Lowest total for each Test playing nation
South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn took six for eight as Pakistan collapsed to their lowest test total of 49 on the second day of the first Test at the Wanderers on Saturday.
Jadeja most valuable player in England-India ODIs
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji's MVPI formula shows India's Ravindra Jadeja was the most valuable player in the recently concluded India-England ODIs.
Most valuable players in the India-Pakistan series
Even though the record books show a 2-1 series win for Pakistan, there is little doubt that Misbah-ul- Haq's team dominated the recently-concluded ODI series.
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