Kapil, Hadlee, Botham and Imran: The Fab-4 All-Rounders

All-rounders are valuable assets for any cricket team; they can bat as well as bowl. And to have genuine all-rounders who can bat and bowl equally good is an added advantage for any team.  Genuine all-rounders have been known to read the pitch well i.e. if they bowl first and take wickets, then generally they are able to tailor their style of batting as per … Continue reading Kapil, Hadlee, Botham and Imran: The Fab-4 All-Rounders

Mankading: The Story, Incidents And Opinion

Mankading is one topic that has been very controversial throughout the history of cricket and it makes headlines whenever a cricketer even comments about it. Let us understand what is Mankading and some of the most famous incidents. The History Let us see where this term ‘Mankading’ came from.  According to the Law 42.16 on Mankading: If the non-striker is outside the crease at the … Continue reading Mankading: The Story, Incidents And Opinion

Ambati Rayudu: The Prodigy, Rebel, Ascent and Unfortunate

Rewind to 2002. A 16-year-old was facing the best U-19 squad at that time, England, and India eyed a whitewash against England in England. Chasing 303 is never easy, especially in the challenging conditions of England. One of the openers returned for a duck, and soon, the other batsmen followed him. But there was one player fighting from the other end. While the other batsmen … Continue reading Ambati Rayudu: The Prodigy, Rebel, Ascent and Unfortunate

The India U-19 World Cup Team that gifted Superstars

It is a common notion with the U-19 teams that tour World Cups that most of the players don’t translate it to the national team. Historically, the U-19 World Cup teams of almost all nations have had just 3-4 players making it to the national team. There is also a report which states that if more than 6 players from an U-19 team make it … Continue reading The India U-19 World Cup Team that gifted Superstars

The Warwickshire Treble: Greatest Performance in County Cricket

County Cricket in England is deemed to be one of the highest quality cricket games across the globe, and this story is related to one of cricket’s greatest achievements, the Warwickshire Treble. Back in 1994, Warwickshire put up one of the best performances in county cricket history. They won the County Championship, the Sunday League, and the Benson & Hedges Cup in the same season. … Continue reading The Warwickshire Treble: Greatest Performance in County Cricket

Sachin Tendulkar’s Memorable Knocks in the 2003 World Cup

Sachin Tendulkar…the name synonymous with cricket at that time was the driving force of the Indian ODI team in the 2003 World Cup. He was the only batsman to score more than 10,000 runs in ODIs then and there were lots of expectations from him to score loads of runs on the bouncy pitches of South Africa and slow pitches of Zimbabwe. And he did … Continue reading Sachin Tendulkar’s Memorable Knocks in the 2003 World Cup

MS Dhoni Special Quiz – II

You asked for it and we are getting it. After the incredible success of the first quiz on MSD, Yorker World brings you another quiz about MS Dhoni. So how much do you know about him? Find out here: Featured Image: MS Dhoni | BCCI/Twitter Akhil KintaliI am a developer by profession, a passionate Cricket fan and have contributed with articles about this sport on … Continue reading MS Dhoni Special Quiz – II

Amelia Kerr’s 232* and 5/17: Cricket’s Greatest All-Round Performance of All-Time

Traditionally growing up with men’s cricket, we have unfortunately sidelined the same sport when played by the opposite gender. It has the same rules, played on the same ground and is played with similar zeal. Yet, it has unfortunately not been able to pick up similar viewership. We have no idea of Cathryn Fitzpatrick’s fiery bowling, Betty Wilson’s century and a ten-wicket haul in the … Continue reading Amelia Kerr’s 232* and 5/17: Cricket’s Greatest All-Round Performance of All-Time

The T20 Quiz

Finally, the T20 season is on! We have the Carribean Premier League going on now which will be shortly be preceded by the Indian Premier League. While all the players are getting ready to play, are you ready with your facts and trivia for the T20 season? Find out here! Featured Image:- Werdan / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0) Akhil KintaliI am a developer by profession, a … Continue reading The T20 Quiz