Mumbai Indians had a successful season of IPL in 2020 and would like to continue the same in IPL 2021 too. While Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult did the major heavy lifting in bowling, none of the other pacers stood up. And this was evident in MI’s released player list. MI released the overseas pacers Mitch McClenaghan, James Pattinson, Nathan Coulter-Nile and Sherfane Rutherford. And … Continue reading IPL 2021 Auctions: 5 Players Mumbai Indians (MI) May Target
Indian domestic cricket has often been influential in the prices the young cricketers get in the IPL auctions. This year too, the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy will have a significant impact on the selection of Indian players in the IPL. In this article, we’ll have a look at some of the domestic cricketers who have a chance to get picked in the IPL squads on … Continue reading IPL 2021: 5 Top Picks from Mushtaq Ali Trophy
Let me ask you one question? Embed from Getty Images Have you been able to get over this picture? I guess, most of you haven’t. India managed to pull off a blinder, a dream became reality with everyone’s resilient efforts. There were so many brilliant performances in the series by the Indian players which guided them to crush Australia in Australia in the absence of … Continue reading The Sydney Saga: Ashwin and Vihari’s Resilient Partnership
With the IPL mini-auction taking place tentatively on February 11, there was a retention and release window given to the teams, ahead of the auction. Let us see the top 5 surprise releases made by the teams and which teams may eye these players during the auction. 1. Steve Smith: The former captain of Rajasthan Royals has been released ahead of the IPL 2021. In … Continue reading IPL 2021: 5 Surprise Releases of Players by the Franchises
Many have termed it as the most incredible two months of cricket they have seen. While each of the 4 Tests in the Border Gavaskar Trophy has a great story, even the ODI and the T20 series were enjoyable. So how closely have you followed this unforgettable tour of India to Australia? Take this quiz and find out: Featured Image: Cricket Australia | Instagram Akhil … Continue reading Quiz: India tour of Australia 2020-21
RCB is a team which often goes for big names in the IPL auctions. RCB in the past decade has been trying to fix its death bowling but has failed to do so. And the lack of great death bowlers in the side has been bothering the team for a long time now. In IPL 2020, RCB also picked Chris Morris for 10 crores to … Continue reading 5 Players RCB can Purchase in IPL 2021 Auctions
It’s amazing how a standard template of a meme subtly fits in most contexts, isn’t it? The meme I desire to bring in to your notice is the ‘Original versus Lite’ one. The recently concluded test series sufficed to our sensibilities of an Indian tour down under. It was tough. It was tiring. It was terrifying. For both, the teams & its supporters, likewise! Crowd … Continue reading India vs Australia 2020-21: All Magic. No Miracle!
While most of the players make it to the headlines after the match, Siraj is one player who made it to the headlines even before he played. Hailing from a poor family and being the son of an autorickshaw driver, it was never easy for him to break into the big league. And even after belonging from such a background, his swift rise up the … Continue reading Mohammed Siraj: Once a Rookie, now Ruthless
Yet again, one more speculation in Indian Cricket! Cheteshwar Pujara’s batting approach was criticized in the third test match of the ongoing Border Gavaskar Trophy. Many experts including former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting had a say on his approach. Ponting expressed that it was not the right approach from Pujara as it was putting pressure on the other batsman. Pujara’s Approach: Let’s have a look … Continue reading Cheteshwar Pujara: Lack of Intent or Tried-and-Tested Technique?
Recently, New Zealand became the numero-uno in tests for the first time in its 91-year cricketing history. The team has been clinical while playing tests at home. In the last 5 years, New Zealand has just lost 2 of its home test series, against Australia in 2016 and against South Africa in 2017. However, Asian teams have got a reason to bemoan the conditions in … Continue reading New Zealand: A death trap for Asian teams?