Important Domestic Cricket Tournaments in India

In a cricket crazy country like India, and with a large population to cater with employment as well as entertainment, domestic cricket tournaments give an additional cheer as well as the support to those people who wish to become professional cricketers for India as well as earn their livelihoods by embracing cricket. These domestic tournaments not only give livelihood to the cricketers, but they give … Continue reading Important Domestic Cricket Tournaments in India

Journey of India to the 2007 T20 World Cup Win

The 2007 T20 World Cup holds a special place in any Indian cricket fan’s heart and why not? A young Indian team with a young captain defied all expectations and won the tournament in grand style. It was a tournament which didn’t just announce Dhoni’s arrival as a captain but it was a tournament which saw the dynamics of the Indian cricket change forever. It … Continue reading Journey of India to the 2007 T20 World Cup Win

Billy Bowden: The Man who made Umpiring Entertaining

Batsmen, bowlers and fielders are the first people that come to us when we think of cricket. Then come the umpires, who are the people behind every decision and a signal. Umpiring was a job considered ‘boring’ because of the fact that the umpires had to stay in the same position and give a signal or decision using different gestures. Once the over finishes, the … Continue reading Billy Bowden: The Man who made Umpiring Entertaining

The Best Sportsman: A Tribute to Suresh Raina

A couple of days ago, MS Dhoni left us teary-eyed when he announced his retirement from international cricket. There were so many tributes for him from people who summed up his legacy and praised him. Just an hour after Dhoni announced his retirement, Suresh Raina too followed suit and he also chose to retire from international cricket. ‘Chinna Thala‘ followed ‘Thala‘ in retirement. Modern-day cricket … Continue reading The Best Sportsman: A Tribute to Suresh Raina

The resurgence of Jaydev Unadkat

Jaydev Unadkat. Jaydev Unadkat has been one of the most notable victims of the over-judgemental critics and the meme-oriented fans of today. Be it his disastrous debut in 2010 for India or his dismal IPL season in 2018 or 2019, people tend to focus only on his lows but how many fans appreciated him for the countless of milestones he achieved in 2019? Let’s go … Continue reading The resurgence of Jaydev Unadkat

Zaheer Khan and his tryst with the 50-over World Cups

You miss, I hit, is the motto of every fast bowler. And for Zaheer Khan, it was no different. He had been a strike bowler for India for a good 14 years and had the thirst to pick up wickets against any opposition on any surface. Not only that, being a left-arm fast-medium bowler, ideally he should be making a right-handed batsman his bunny. But … Continue reading Zaheer Khan and his tryst with the 50-over World Cups

Ranking the best Indian part-time bowlers

Part-time bowlers are a treasure to any team. Along with their expected role as batsmen, such players tend to be useful when the regular bowlers need rest in between their spells in a Test or sometimes as wicket-taking options in limited-over games. Throughout history, cricket has seen batsmen like Chris Gayle, Aravinda de Silva, Sachin Tendulkar, Vivian Richards and many others who have doubled up … Continue reading Ranking the best Indian part-time bowlers

Reliving the India vs Australia 4th Test in 2004

A true cricket lover enjoys low-scoring matches, they are often very interesting and leave you on the edge of your seat. And this match between India and Australia played in 2004 was one of the greatest low scoring games we have ever seen. Build Up This match was set on the dust bowls of Mumbai. Australia had already won the series 2-0 against the Indians … Continue reading Reliving the India vs Australia 4th Test in 2004