IPL: Top Bowling Performances In Finals

There is a saying that ‘batsmen win you games and bowlers win you tournaments‘. It’s the bowlers who win you the big games such as the IPL Finals and with that being said let’s look straight into the top-5 bowling performances in IPL Finals. Let’s check whose performance makes the cut and whose does not: 5. Yusuf Pathan’s 3/22 vs CSK in 2008 It’s strange … Continue reading IPL: Top Bowling Performances In Finals

IPL: Top Batting Performances In Finals

While the entire two-month long IPL stands on one side, the Final clearly stand on the other. With the two best teams battling against each other for the coveted trophy, the IPL Final is often one of the most-watched sporting events in any year. Given the number of star players, the IPL Final often promises a few great performances. Let us list down the best … Continue reading IPL: Top Batting Performances In Finals

Gandhar Bhatawadekar: A Rising Ranji Star

India’s domestic cricket has produced many prolific cricketers, some of who went on to represent the country while some lived their stardom in the domestic circuit. Mumbai has always had the proficiency and talent to produce quality cricketers. A team with record Ranji Trophy titles is none less than public sector exams to crack in. Many cricketers, unable to crack into the Mumbai team have … Continue reading Gandhar Bhatawadekar: A Rising Ranji Star

BJ Watling: The Best Test Wicket-Keeper Batsman New Zealand Ever Had

The World Test Championship Final is one of the most anticipated contests and is expected to be a fierce rivalry between the two sides in Southampton. Both sides have toiled hard to make their way into the final after playing a number of Test matches right from 2019. It’ll be a big occasion as both sides will fight for the high-priced ICC trophy. But, it’s … Continue reading BJ Watling: The Best Test Wicket-Keeper Batsman New Zealand Ever Had

Curtly Ambrose’s Demonic Spell in Perth (WACA) ’92/93

People who have read and heard about the 1960 series of Australia vs West Indies will know how high voltage and high octane contest it was. You may sip your beer and eat chips over it for one moment and the other moment you may spit out the beer or may bite your finger because of the scenes you witness on the ground. The 1993 tour … Continue reading Curtly Ambrose’s Demonic Spell in Perth (WACA) ’92/93

Headingley’81: The Heroics of Botham

Headingley: The Ground What is miracle? You ask a cricket enthusiast and he will narrate you the epic lore of the miraculous Eden Gardens in a dramatic manner. With most of the contemporary cricket fans mellowed in their cricket memories are always apt to say that you will never see the likes of so and so again, there can never be a match as exciting … Continue reading Headingley’81: The Heroics of Botham

The Sydney Saga: Ashwin and Vihari’s Resilient Partnership

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

India vs Australia 2020-21: All Magic. No Miracle!

It’s amazing how a standard template of a meme subtly fits in most contexts, isn’t it? The meme I desire to bring in to your notice is the ‘Original versus Lite’ one. The recently concluded test series sufficed to our sensibilities of an Indian tour down under. It was tough. It was tiring. It was terrifying. For both, the teams & its supporters, likewise! Crowd … Continue reading India vs Australia 2020-21: All Magic. No Miracle!

Mohammed Siraj: Once a Rookie, now Ruthless

While most of the players make it to the headlines after the match, Siraj is one player who made it to the headlines even before he played. Hailing from a poor family and being the son of an autorickshaw driver, it was never easy for him to break into the big league. And even after belonging from such a background, his swift rise up the … Continue reading Mohammed Siraj: Once a Rookie, now Ruthless

Virat Kohli: This Decade’s Statistical Summary of the Batting Genius

Recently, ICC Awards of the Decade were announced, and without any doubt, Virat Kohli won the ICC Cricketer of the Decade, as well as the ODI Player of the Decade. He was also named the captain of the ICC Test Team of the Decade and was in both the ODI and the T20 Teams of the Decade. He quoted his tweet from 10 years ago, … Continue reading Virat Kohli: This Decade’s Statistical Summary of the Batting Genius