India vs England T20I 2021: Key Takeaways

+4 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 … Continue reading India vs England T20I 2021: Key Takeaways

Rishabh Pant: How can his Test form help in T20s?

+4 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 … Continue reading Rishabh Pant: How can his Test form help in T20s?

Faf du Plessis: A Roller-Coaster Test Journey

+8 “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 … Continue reading Faf du Plessis: A Roller-Coaster Test Journey

A Look at Jimmy Anderson’s Swing Bowling Techniques

+5 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. … Continue reading A Look at Jimmy Anderson’s Swing Bowling Techniques

The Rise and Rise of Washington Sundar

+9 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 … Continue reading The Rise and Rise of Washington Sundar

Sri Lanka vs England 2021: Test Series Review

+4 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 … Continue reading Sri Lanka vs England 2021: Test Series Review

The Sydney Saga: Ashwin and Vihari’s Resilient Partnership

+9 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 … Continue reading The Sydney Saga: Ashwin and Vihari’s Resilient Partnership

Cheteshwar Pujara: Lack of Intent or Tried-and-Tested Technique?

+18 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 … Continue reading Cheteshwar Pujara: Lack of Intent or Tried-and-Tested Technique?

Decoding Issues in Prithvi Shaw’s Technique

+27 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 … Continue reading Decoding Issues in Prithvi Shaw’s Technique

Mohammed Siraj or Navdeep Saini: The Better Pick for Tests

+25 Over the past few years, India has produced many fast bowlers. The talent of these new pacers gets attention every year in the IPL. Mohammed Siraj and Navdeep Saini have been two names that have caught attention in the past few seasons of IPL and they have got their national call now. Let’s compare and see who is the better pick between them in … Continue reading Mohammed Siraj or Navdeep Saini: The Better Pick for Tests