It’s often very surprising how much a single incident changes ones entire life, or in the case of a player, their entire career. On July 1st 2019, Sanjay Manjrekar called Ravindra Jadeja a bits-and-pieces player, and Jadeja’s career made a sudden ascent. Many opined that Manjrekar’s comment was blown out of proportion and Jadeja’s reply on Twitter was good enough. But Jadeja chose to answer … Continue reading Analysing Ravindra Jadeja’s Career After the Bits-And-Pieces Comment
Over the past few years, India has produced many fast bowlers. The talent of these new pacers gets attention every year in the IPL. Mohammed Siraj and Navdeep Saini have been two names that have caught attention in the past few seasons of IPL and they have got their national call now. Let’s compare and see who is the better pick between them in Tests. … Continue reading Mohammed Siraj or Navdeep Saini: The Better Pick for Tests
An excellent bowling attack is key for any successful Test team. In Test Cricket, the teams which are capable of picking 20 wickets in a game often emerge the winners. And with no surprise, one of the best teams in the Test history have produced the best bowling attacks ever. In this article, we’ll take a look at the best bowling attacks in Tests in … Continue reading Top 5 Test Bowling Attacks in the Past 5 Decades
The dilemma of wicket-keepers for the Indian team is back after MS Dhoni’s retirement. While Wriddhiman Saha donned the gloves in tests for a while after Dhoni’s retirement, the epiphany is that he is good only for test matches. But frequent injuries, such as the one ahead of the South Africa test series in 2018 pushed back Saha, only to be unavailable for the rest … Continue reading Wriddhiman Saha or Rishabh Pant: The Better Wicketkeeper-Batsman
‘The first impression is the last impression’ – Of all the proverbs, I reckon this one is a tad more exaggerated! The first impression is surely a lasting one and its imprint is deeper than the subsequent ones. However, with the passage of time, it fades away and all that counts is the present. We all change and the world’s view-point regarding us follows suit. … Continue reading KL Rahul: An Interlude Of See-Saw Six!
The month of March in 2018 was an unforgettable day in the history of Australian cricket. The up and coming cricketer, Cameron Bancroft, was caught rubbing the ball with sandpaper. After further investigations, it was found that even the team’s captain and vice-captain, Steve Smith and David Warner were involved in this ball-tampering. Embed from Getty Images Both Smith and Warner were handed a one-year … Continue reading Cameron Bancroft: Career Post the Ball-Tampering Ban
An elegant batsman, Hanuma Vihari, climbed up the ranks at a very early age. He scored heavily for the South Zone and eventually got picked in the U-19 side in 2012. He got the platform he wished of and India won that World Cup under the leadership of Unmukt Chand. Although Vihari did not have his dream form in the tournament, he caught everyone’s attention … Continue reading Hanuma Vihari, the next VVS Laxman?
Quite often in cricket, the commentators or players utter some exceptional lines or quotes which often remain etched in our memories. Here are some of these lines/quotes, try to find who said these lines. Featured Image: Cricket World Cup | Twitter Akhil KintaliI am a developer by profession, a passionate Cricket fan and have contributed with articles about this sport on various blogs and knowledge … Continue reading Quiz: Iconic Lines and the Men Behind Them
The “Spin Quartet” is a titular as well as a quintessential example of the 4 Indian spin bowlers who ruled the world cricket in the late 1960s and early 1970s with their variety-laden bowling attack. We will look at all the 4 bowlers who possessed great skillsets and were able to dominate any time at any ground in the world, in no particular order. 1. … Continue reading The “Spin Quartet” of the Indian Team
While the clash between India and Australia doesn’t get the popularity of The Ashes or the Indo-Pak Series, this clash has often seen some brilliant individual performances from both sides. There have been some exceptional performances by the batsmen, as well as, bowlers from both India and Australia. Let us have a look at the top 5 Indian batting performances against Australia: 5. Cheteshwar Pujara: … Continue reading Top 5 Indian Batting Performances Against Australia in Tests