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 Tests. … Continue reading Mohammed Siraj or Navdeep Saini: The Better Pick for Tests
An elegant batsman, Hanuma Vihari, climbed up the ranks at a very early age. He scored heavily for the South Zone and eventually got picked in the U-19 side in 2012. He got the platform he wished of and India won that World Cup under the leadership of Unmukt Chand. Although Vihari did not have his dream form in the tournament, he caught everyone’s attention … Continue reading Hanuma Vihari, the next VVS Laxman?
Shubman Gill and Prithvi Shaw, the two upcoming stars for India came into the limelight after the U19 World Cup in 2018. Although both of them had been splendid in domestic cricket before that, they were introduced to the world after the U-19 World Cup. Prithvi Shaw came into the limelight in 2013 after making the record for the highest score by an Indian batsman … Continue reading Shubman Gill or Prithvi Shaw: Who’s the Better Bet?
Importance of Pace Bowling All-Rounders: Pace bowling all-rounders play a pivotal role in any team’s combination. They add batting depth at the end, work as a decent bowling option and more importantly work as an alternative to help the skipper when the prime bowlers in the team have a bad day. When we have a look at the top white-ball teams, we see quite a … Continue reading Lack of Pace Bowling All-Rounders: Who can be the Back-Up?
Left-arm pacers play a key role in any team’s bowling line-up as they create chances against right-handers with the new ball. They have the ability to bring the ball into the right-handers with the new ball which can put the batsman under threat. Every international Cricket team has at least one left-arm fast bowler in their team. While New Zealand has Trent Boult, Australia has … Continue reading Left-Arm Pacer Troubles: Is Natarajan The Hope?
With the Australian tour going underway from the 27th November, let’s have a look at this unforgettable performance from one of the best white-ball batsmen in the world, against Australia. Rohit Sharma has always loved batting on the Australian soil. He has consistently scored big in Australia and has numerous remarkable records in Australia. This particular inning came in the 1st ODI vs Australia when … Continue reading Throwback from Down Under: Rohit Sharma’s 171* vs Australia
IPL 2020, with some surprising and some evident results, has come to an end. There were some staggering all-round performances from individuals. While some all-rounders dominated and managed to get the results in their favour, some of them carried their side which was going through a bad phase. These are top 3 all-rounders who shone in IPL 2020. 1. Sam Curran: Chennai Super Kings has … Continue reading IPL 2020: The Three Best All-Rounders
Shane Watson: a remarkable all-rounder, an impressive match-winner and a terrific opener. There’s so much to talk about Watson’s IPL career. Shane Watson has announced his retirement from all forms of Cricket by posting a video on 2nd November 2020. Although Watson was not part of the CSK team in their last league game this season, he played his last game, against the Kolkata Knight … Continue reading Shane Watson’s Best IPL Performances
Rashid Khan is one of the best leg-spinners in the world. His mysterious bowling has stunned many batsmen and is hard to pick because of quite a few reasons. Moreover, he has many variations compared to other leg-spinners in the world. So, what are the factors which make him so special: Run-up: Rashid Khan is a unique bowler because of his run-up. Generally, leg-spinners have … Continue reading What makes Rashid Khan so special in the IPL?
Royal Challengers Bangalore has always been the side which seemed dangerous every season they’ve played but didn’t really perform up to the expectations. RCB, lead by skipper Kohli haven’t won an IPL title yet. They’ve played the finals three times in 2009, 2011, 2016 and lost them all. RCB always had some of the stalwarts of the game and that’s the reason many sides in … Continue reading RCB: What has kept them away from the IPL Trophy all these years?