Shubman Gill and Prithvi Shaw, the two upcoming stars for India came into the limelight after the U19 World Cup in 2018. Although both of them had been splendid in domestic cricket before that, they were introduced to the world after the U-19 World Cup. Prithvi Shaw came into the limelight in 2013 after making the record for the highest score by an Indian batsman … Continue reading Shubman Gill or Prithvi Shaw: Who’s the Better Bet?
The Border Gavaskar Trophy is going to start from the 17th of December, and the Indian team will be playing a Test series after a long gap. Given the incredible history of Test cricket between India and Australia, this will be am interesting clash. Let’s have a look at some of the key battles which could decide the fate of the series largely: 1. Cheteshwar … Continue reading Border Gavaskar Trophy 2020-2021: The Key Battles
Recently, Indian wicket-keeper Parthiv Patel announced his retirement from all forms of the game. He was one of India’s youngest debutant. He was also a wicket-keeper who was a victim of the colossal talent of MS Dhoni. Here’s the hard-fought story of what could’ve been a remarkable career of Parthiv Patel : The Horrific Incident During his Childhood Like many cricketers, Parthiv Patel too had … Continue reading Parthiv Patel: The Baby-Faced Assasin
Hardik Pandya has been one of the most promising all-rounders India has had since Kapil Dev, who retired way back in 1994! Hardik Pandya had a few spectacular performances as a finisher and as a middle-order batsman till the 2019 World Cup. But he was largely working under the shadow of MS Dhoni who retired after the 2019 World Cup. Frequent injuries at that time … Continue reading Hardik Pandya: The New Finisher
Whenever someone asks you, “Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?“, you’d be careful of what to say. You would dream big, but not so big that the target might be completely out of hand. And when someone would ask you the same question limiting the timeframe to ‘next 3 months’, you’d likely tread on a very careful path. But this man … Continue reading Natarajan: The Biggest Find of the Season
Importance of Pace Bowling All-Rounders: Pace bowling all-rounders play a pivotal role in any team’s combination. They add batting depth at the end, work as a decent bowling option and more importantly work as an alternative to help the skipper when the prime bowlers in the team have a bad day. When we have a look at the top white-ball teams, we see quite a … Continue reading Lack of Pace Bowling All-Rounders: Who can be the Back-Up?
Modern cricket makes all-rounders very important for every team. Well, it’s obviously really good when you have 2-4 guys who can chip in with valuable runs, as well as, bowl few overs when the main bowlers are having a bad day. For India, the main all-rounders for the past few years have been Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja. Apart from them, India hasn’t yet found … Continue reading 5 All-Rounders India can look into for T20WC 2021 apart from Jadeja & Hardik
That was a sensational debut from Natarajan in both ODIs and T20s, right? Over the history of Indian cricket, many players who went on to be iconic had memorable debut matches. Of course, a few had a forgettable experience in their first game. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about the debut stats and records of Indian players. Featured Image: Siva … Continue reading Quiz: Debut Stats and Records of Indian Players
R. Ashwin and Nathan Lyon, both are great spinners and respective match winners for their team. But then comes the question, who has performed better in their respective Test career, each of which has lasted for more than a decade as of now. The best way would be to check their statistics since their debut, so we’ll analyze that. Another important point to be noted … Continue reading R. Ashwin vs Lyon: Stats Comparison
A few days ago, as soon as BCCI announced that Virat Kohli would be taking paternity leave to be by the side of his wife, Anushka Sharma during the delivery of their first-born child, there was a furore in the cricket world. There were both angry reactions and congratulatory messages. To be honest, even Virat wouldn’t have expected such a mixed response. But is this … Continue reading Virat Kohli’s Paternity Leave: Right or Wrong?