+4 Cricket is such an unpredictable sport that it does not give every aspiring personality a chance to showcase his or her talent. And this is a case of a cricketer who is a genuine pace-bowling allrounder. Despite delivering consistent performances, Darren Stevens never got a chance to play for England in International Cricket. Competitions from Andrew Flintoff and Paul Collingwood proved too strong for … Continue reading Darren Stevens: A Domestic Cricket Veteran Par Excellence
+6 Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cricket stage is finally set for the “World Test Championship” (WTC) summit clash between India and New Zealand at Southampton between 18-22 June 2021. Both the teams had the best win percentage amongst all the teams who were part of this World Test Championship. We will look for the 3 key players from each side to watch for. India: … Continue reading WTC Final – India vs New Zealand: Players to watch out for
+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
+4 Pace bowling is a skill in itself; a skill which is aesthetically good to see and feel. It also makes one wonder about the efforts and stress required to master that skill. And it is not just labour work or about speed; it requires a bowler to have a sound presence of mind so as to where, whom and when to bowl. The pace … Continue reading The West Indies Pace-Quartet of the 70’s
+5 The England team led by Eoin Morgan gave a tough fight to the Indian team in the recently concluded T20I series and in the 1st ODI. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), led by Morgan himself won their 1st match of IPL 2021 played against Sunrisers Hyderabad. However, they lost the plot by losing 3 consecutive matches before a resounding win against Kings XI Punjab on … Continue reading IPL 2021: What is going wrong with KKR?
+3 IPL is back with a bang! All the teams have played at least one game till now and we’ve already seen some great performances and some edge-of-the-seat thrillers. With the Coronavirus ruling hearts and minds of everyone, it was imperative for BCCI to keep neutral venues for every team. This is done so that no team gains home advantage as well as no team … Continue reading IPL 2021: How Neutral Venues will affect Teams.
+6 Mumbai Indians are the defending champions who beat Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets in the IPL 2020 final. This was the 5th time that MI was crowned the champion. The journey of Mumbai Indians became smoother as the tournament progressed, setting up big targets, as well as, chasing them down with ease. There were a couple of instances where Mumbai Indians were made to … Continue reading IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians Pre-Season Analysis
+5 The Sunrisers Hyderabad had a roller-coaster journey in IPL 2020, with just 4 wins in their first 11 matches. They bounced back to win 4 consecutive and must-win matches in the latter half of the tournament. SRH finished with 8 wins and 6 losses and confirmed 3rd position on the points table. They beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 6 wickets in the Eliminator … Continue reading IPL 2021: Sunrisers Hyderabad Pre-Season Analysis
+2 “Tula maanla re Thakur” were the words echoed by Virat Kohli after Thakur won India a decider ODI with an unbeaten 17 runs off 6 balls against West Indies in December 2019. Shardul Thakur has since been in the scheme for India’s plans, particularly in ODIs and T20Is. Thakur has further proved the team management his worth with a match-winning 67 runs against Australia … Continue reading Shardul Thakur: A Journey to be Remembered
+3 England, the trustees of the sport of Cricket, were also the founders of the T20 cricket. They founded T20 cricket in 2003, almost after 140 years of cricket’s birth. IPL meanwhile incepted in 2008 in the wake of the now-defunct and unauthorized ICL, was launched in 2007. However, several England players barring Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff were reluctant to play IPL in its … Continue reading IPL: A Boon to English Cricket?