T20 World Cup 2021: Why did India perform badly?

India exited the ICC World Cup 2021, even without qualifying in the playoffs. While a lot was expected from this team, poor performances against both Pakistan and New Zealand cost us a berth in the playoffs. There have been many reasons that have been stated by many experts for India’s debacle. Here’s my analysis of what went wrong for India in the tournament. 1. IPL! … Continue reading T20 World Cup 2021: Why did India perform badly?

Rohit & Rishabh – Raring To Race Is This RR!

When viewed from the Buggy Cam, while it manoeuvres around the boundary line, two men stand out from the rest of the Indian slip cordon. Be it because of their scruffy stubble beard or the funky shades they sport, one is bound to confuse between the two. And not to forget their rather bulky physique! Rohit Sharma and Rishabh Pant are the ones I am … Continue reading Rohit & Rishabh – Raring To Race Is This RR!

6 Players Who Could Replace Virat Kohli As RCB’s Captain in IPL 2022

Virat Kohli has recently announced that he will not captain RCB from IPL 2022, he would only continue as a player for RCB. Virat has been the captain of RCB in 11 seasons, with mostly underwhelming results. He is one of the few IPL captains with a win % of less than 50 (minimum 50 games). With such a high-profile franchise and such underwhelming results, … Continue reading 6 Players Who Could Replace Virat Kohli As RCB’s Captain in IPL 2022

Analysis of Indian Cricket Team squad for World T20 2021

The BCCI announced the squad for the World T20 on 8 September 2021. There were a few surprising changes and omissions in the squad, notably Ravichandran Ashwin drafted back to the T20I squad after a hiatus of 4 years. Batsman like Shikhar Dhawan and leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal were left out. India squad for 2021 World T20 India’s 15-man squad: Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma (vc), … Continue reading Analysis of Indian Cricket Team squad for World T20 2021

Preview: England vs India 2021 Series

In the past few years, India has been the best touring side in the world in Tests. But, this series brings a huge challenge as India will be facing England in England, a place where India hasn’t won a series in the past 14 years! Can India beat England in England and end the drought of 14 years? Let’s find out in this series preview! … Continue reading Preview: England vs India 2021 Series

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West Indies’ innocuous approach towards 2021 World T20

West Indies has been one of the strongest teams to have played T20I cricket over the years. Their players who were part of that crop that helped build the team since 2005 are still playing. Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Lendl Simmons, Fidel Edwards, Kieron Pollard, Kemar Roach are a few who are still playing T20Is for West Indies since their debut in the mid-2000s. That … Continue reading West Indies’ innocuous approach towards 2021 World T20

Rahul Dravid: The success story as a coach

Rahul Dravid, fondly known as “The Wall”, has been recently appointed as the head coach of the Indian team for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka. He has been a mentor for IPL teams such as Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals in the past. Currently, he also serves as the director of NCA (National Cricket Academy) in Bangalore. By mentoring junior players like Rishabh Pant, … Continue reading Rahul Dravid: The success story as a coach

The Fall and Fall of Sri Lankan Cricket

It was the year 1996. Sri Lanka lead by captain Arjuna Ranatunga put out one of the most fiercest displays of excellence in cricket and went on to win the World Cup. This team had players such as Sanath Jayasuriya, Marvan Atapattu, Muttiah Muralitharan and Chaminda Vaas who went on to be called legends in the future. A couple of years later, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela … Continue reading The Fall and Fall of Sri Lankan Cricket

What makes Kyle Jamieson a Perfect Bowler

The 23rd of June marked the end of an exhilarating 2-year cycle of The World Test Championship. The Test Championship Final was the most anticipated contest in the recent past and it even proved out to be so with a fierce battle between the bat and the ball. Yet again, fans got to taste the essence of Test Cricket. Both the teams gave their absolute … Continue reading What makes Kyle Jamieson a Perfect Bowler

WTC Final Rewind: What went wrong for India?

India is one of the teams which probably deserves this trophy more than any other team. It has not only been dominant at home but also overseas. It has won in Australia and that too without the senior players apart from Rahane and Pujara. So what happened to India in the World Test Championship Final? The selection could’ve been better picking India’s third most successful … Continue reading WTC Final Rewind: What went wrong for India?