After a successful T20I series against England, India’s confidence is sky-high. India outclassed England, especially in the last 2 T20I’s. What’s more important and satisfying for India in those two games was their bowling. India has immensely struggled while defending totals in the shortest format. Death bowling and bowling in Powerplay has been a major concern. Fortunately, Indian pacers didn’t disappoint the skipper Kohli this … Continue reading Decoding India’s Pace Attack for T20I World Cup 2021
India continued its winning streak in the recently concluded series against England, making it an unbeaten 8 T20I series win on a trot. Embed from Getty Images India gave a clinical performance in the series decider guided by a fantastic opening partnership from Kohli and Rohit and an equally good performance from Bhuvneshwar Kumar. India, once again, after losing the toss, battled coming out of … Continue reading India vs England T20I 2021: Key Takeaways
After a convincing victory over England in the Test series, India’s focus is now on the T20I series which will go underway from 12th March 2021. India has given some remarkable performances in the past couple of months, especially in Tests. And, Rishabh Pant has been the prime contributor to the success of the team. His fearless attitude which troubled India in the past has … Continue reading Rishabh Pant: How can his Test form help in T20s?
“The time is right to walk into a next chapter” Former South African captain Faf du Plessis has retired from Test Cricket after representing his country in 69 test matches. In the statement, he said that he wanted to concentrate on T20I’s, in particular, considering the two ICC T20I World Cups coming ahead. Faf debuted in Test cricket in 2012 in Australia and thereafter it … Continue reading Faf du Plessis: A Roller-Coaster Test Journey
There is a lot of talk about James Anderson’s skill set and his ability to keep the ball moving at the age of 38. Anderson has always been an asset for England. He’s just magnificent with the new ball as he can swing the ball both ways. He has often been called a ‘home track bully‘ because of his performances on just home tracks. However, … Continue reading A Look at Jimmy Anderson’s Swing Bowling Techniques
Washington Sundar has been one of the most talked about players in recent times. The reason is simple, the way he showcased his talent and temperament against one of the most belligerent sides has amazed everyone. Even Sundar himself wouldn’t have imagined his test debut of this order. He came to the tour as a T20I all-rounder, later was called as a test net bowler, … Continue reading The Rise and Rise of Washington Sundar
Sri Lanka was supposed to host England in March 2020. But due to COVID-19 pandemic, the series got postponed. Therefore, England toured Sri Lanka to play a 2 match test series in January. The series was very important in Sri Lanka’s perspective as England had already won 3 tests in Sri Lanka prior to this series. Dimuth Karunaratne and company had this in their conscious … Continue reading Sri Lanka vs England 2021: Test Series Review
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
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?
Prithvi Shaw’s batting technique is under the pump after his indistinguishable dismissals in the first test match against Australia in Adelaide. Opening the batting is never easy, that too against top quality bowling attack including Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood. Hence, Prithvi Shaw’s form is not what is being criticised but the way he got out is being censured. The Australian bowling attack … Continue reading Decoding Issues in Prithvi Shaw’s Technique