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

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

Quiz: IPL 2021 – Phase 1

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 quiz … Continue reading Quiz: IPL 2021 – Phase 1

Why do Expensive Overseas Pacers fail in IPL?

Just like every year in the auctions, even in the auctions of IPL 2021, the overseas pacers were the most expensive buys. Chris Morris went for 16.25 crores, while Kyle Jamieson, Jhye Richardson and Riley Meredith went for 15 crores, 14 crores and 8 crores respectively. One striking and shocking point to be noted is, none of the latter three had prior experience of playing … Continue reading Why do Expensive Overseas Pacers fail in IPL?

Quiz: How well do you know Sachin Tendulkar?

Sachin Tendulkar has been an inseparable part of Indian cricket history. It is amazing to see how a single person can unite an entire nation to a sport. So, how big a fan are you of Sachin? Take this quiz and find out. Featured Image: Sachin Tendulkar | Twitter Akhil KintaliI am a developer by profession, a passionate Cricket fan and have contributed with articles … Continue reading Quiz: How well do you know Sachin Tendulkar?

AB de Villiers: Stats in T20 Leagues after Retirement

AB de Villiers had surprised everyone with his abrupt retirement from international cricket back in 2018. He was just 34 at the time of retirement and was in brilliant form. He confessed that he was tired and wanted to focus on league cricket from thereon. Now that AB de Villiers was available for all the leagues, he became a hot cake for all the franchises. … Continue reading AB de Villiers: Stats in T20 Leagues after Retirement

IPL 2021: Punjab Kings Pre-Season Analysis

The Kings XI Punjab had a horrendous start to the tournament in 2020 having lost 6 games out of the first 7. Later on, they gave a good comeback winning 5 matches in a row before losing the next two. For this season, KXIP went the Delhi Capitals way and had a total revamp. They renamed themselves as Punjab Kings and also changed their jersey. … Continue reading IPL 2021: Punjab Kings Pre-Season Analysis

IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders Pre-Season Analysis

The Kolkata Knight Riders had too many ups and downs last season. After some good and bad games, KKR missed the Qualifiers by a whisker and finished 5th in the table. They had many positives, but a captaincy change in the middle of the season made a lot of noise. This year, KKR will be willing to make it to the Qualifiers and win the … Continue reading IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders Pre-Season Analysis

Quiz: England Tour of India 2021

Be it those wickets tumbling easily on unexpected pitches of Motera or the runs galore in the ODIs in Pune, the England tour of India was an enjoyable tournament. Although India won in all the formats, England put a tough fight in each of the formats. So how well did you follow this tournament? Take this quiz and find out. Featured Image: BCCI Akhil KintaliI … Continue reading Quiz: England Tour of India 2021

Prasidh Krishna: The Karnataka Pace Machine

It was 2019. The Kolkata Knight Riders were facing the Delhi Capitals in an IPL match. In a high scoring match, both the teams ended with a score of 185. With a Super Over about to start, the captain Dinesh Karthik tossed the ball to a 23-year-old Prasidh Krishna. The KKR team had much experienced bowlers like Lockie Ferguson and Andre Russell, but Karthik trusted … Continue reading Prasidh Krishna: The Karnataka Pace Machine