World Test Championship Final: Does New Zealand have better pacers than India?

+8 As the World Test Championship Final comes nearer, it has been announced that overcast conditions could be expected during the match. Given this, both India and New Zealand will look to build teams that can work best in such conditions. Traditionally, overcast conditions have always favoured the swing bowlers. There have also been instances where few swing bowlers weren’t able to control the swing … Continue reading World Test Championship Final: Does New Zealand have better pacers than India?

Probable Playing XI of India for the World Test Championship Final

+4 On 9 July 2019, India encountered a sorrowful defeat against New Zealand and got knocked out from the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Indian fans were devastated as they had been dreaming about that awaited ICC Trophy. Well, they’ll have something to cheer for from 18 June 2021 as India will go against New Zealand to secure an ICC Trophy after 8 long years … Continue reading Probable Playing XI of India for the World Test Championship Final

Pravin Amre: A Dissatisfied International Career But An Amazing Coaching Career

+3 Pravin Amre, the batsman who scored a 50 on ODI debut and 100 on Test debut unfortunately didn’t have a long career for India. He made his debut against South Africa in 1991, when it got readmission into international cricket. He ended up playing just 11 Tests and 37 ODI’s between 1991 and 1994. However, his coaching has helped a lot of cricketers, who … Continue reading Pravin Amre: A Dissatisfied International Career But An Amazing Coaching Career

Gandhar Bhatawadekar: A Rising Ranji Star

+41 India’s domestic cricket has produced many prolific cricketers, some of who went on to represent the country while some lived their stardom in the domestic circuit. Mumbai has always had the proficiency and talent to produce quality cricketers. A team with record Ranji Trophy titles is none less than public sector exams to crack in. Many cricketers, unable to crack into the Mumbai team … Continue reading Gandhar Bhatawadekar: A Rising Ranji Star

BJ Watling: The Best Test Wicket-Keeper Batsman New Zealand Ever Had

+7 The World Test Championship Final is one of the most anticipated contests and is expected to be a fierce rivalry between the two sides in Southampton. Both sides have toiled hard to make their way into the final after playing a number of Test matches right from 2019. It’ll be a big occasion as both sides will fight for the high-priced ICC trophy. But, … Continue reading BJ Watling: The Best Test Wicket-Keeper Batsman New Zealand Ever Had

How Mohammad Nabi inspired a war-struck nation to take up Cricket

+4 If we are searching for a model of how to meet tough international challenges with skill, dedication and teamwork, we need to look at the Afghan national cricket team. The following lines were said by Hillary Clinton when she was addressing the media in the USA back in 2010. Now, the USA is a country with no relation to cricket, and when it wants to … Continue reading How Mohammad Nabi inspired a war-struck nation to take up Cricket

Atherton Slips on 99: One of the Most Painful Runouts in Cricket

+5 The Lord’s Cricket Ground, also known as the ‘Mecca of Cricket’, honours the heroes of the game by engraving their name on the board hanging in the dressing rooms. They call it the ‘Lord’s Honours Board‘. Players consider it a great achievement to be named on the honours boards of the Lord’s. The honours board commemorates the players who have scored a century, taken … Continue reading Atherton Slips on 99: One of the Most Painful Runouts in Cricket

Quiz: IPL 2021 – Phase 1

+2 With some exhilarating matches, amazing knocks with the bat and some impressive spells with the ball, the IPL 2021 started off with a bang. Unfortunately, it stopped midway due to the ongoing pandemic. But, we’ve seen a great tournament so far which promises some mouth-watering clashes in the second phase. So, how well did you follow the 1st phase of IPL 2021, take this … Continue reading Quiz: IPL 2021 – Phase 1