IPL 2021: What is going wrong with KKR?

+5 The England team led by Eoin Morgan gave a tough fight to the Indian team in the recently concluded T20I series and in the 1st ODI. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), led by Morgan himself won their 1st match of IPL 2021 played against Sunrisers Hyderabad. However, they lost the plot by losing 3 consecutive matches before a resounding win against Kings XI Punjab on … Continue reading IPL 2021: What is going wrong with KKR?

Why do Expensive Overseas Pacers fail in IPL?

+6 Just like every year in the auctions, even in the auctions of IPL 2021, the overseas pacers were the most expensive buys. Chris Morris went for 16.25 crores, while Kyle Jamieson, Jhye Richardson and Riley Meredith went for 15 crores, 14 crores and 8 crores respectively. One striking and shocking point to be noted is, none of the latter three had prior experience of … Continue reading Why do Expensive Overseas Pacers fail in IPL?

What’s working for Glenn Maxwell in RCB?

+3 Having played 13 seasons, Royal Challengers Bangalore still haven’t won the IPL Trophy. In every IPL season, we tend to ask similar questions, is this RCB’s season? Will they experience a change of fortunes this year? And this time, they have commenced the season giving back-to-back impactful performances. The team, as a group has done exceptionally well. Every player has contributed in some or … Continue reading What’s working for Glenn Maxwell in RCB?

What makes Bhuvneshwar Kumar so Efficient?

+5 Bhuvneshwar Kumar is one of the best swing bowlers in the world. He has proven his skills several times in his career. He started his international career as a conventional swing bowler presenting a swing bowling masterclass in his T20, as well as, ODI debut. Dream debut for a conventional swing bowler: Bhuvneshwar Kumar debuted in T20I in 2012. No one expected that sort … Continue reading What makes Bhuvneshwar Kumar so Efficient?

AB de Villiers: Stats in T20 Leagues after Retirement

+6 AB de Villiers had surprised everyone with his abrupt retirement from international cricket back in 2018. He was just 34 at the time of retirement and was in brilliant form. He confessed that he was tired and wanted to focus on league cricket from thereon. Now that AB de Villiers was available for all the leagues, he became a hot cake for all the … Continue reading AB de Villiers: Stats in T20 Leagues after Retirement

Reasons Behind Rashid Khan’s Success

+7 Rashid Khan is undoubtedly the best spinner in the shortest format of the game currently, or even the best ever existed! But what makes him so lethal that the batsmen of the highest calibre are struggling so much? To add to it, he performed incredibly well in all the T20 leagues he participated and that makes this genius incredibly special! 1. Variations In the … Continue reading Reasons Behind Rashid Khan’s Success

IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians Pre-Season Analysis

+6 Mumbai Indians are the defending champions who beat Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets in the IPL 2020 final. This was the 5th time that MI was crowned the champion. The journey of Mumbai Indians became smoother as the tournament progressed, setting up big targets, as well as, chasing them down with ease. There were a couple of instances where Mumbai Indians were made to … Continue reading IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians Pre-Season Analysis

IPL 2021: Punjab Kings Pre-Season Analysis

+4 The Kings XI Punjab had a horrendous start to the tournament in 2020 having lost 6 games out of the first 7. Later on, they gave a good comeback winning 5 matches in a row before losing the next two. For this season, KXIP went the Delhi Capitals way and had a total revamp. They renamed themselves as Punjab Kings and also changed their … Continue reading IPL 2021: Punjab Kings Pre-Season Analysis

IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals Pre-Season Analysis

+5 Delhi Capitals has been a team that has had a disappointing past, but currently, it seems to be one of the heavyweights of the season. The difference between the last 2 seasons and the previous ones is that they finally have retained their staff and also have retained their captain. The Capitals have had a tough history when they were named Delhi Daredevils. However, … Continue reading IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals Pre-Season Analysis

IPL 2021: Will Virat Kohli opening the batting help RCB?

+5 Over the years, Virat Kohli has been the heart and soul of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. Right from the time when he was picked by RCB at $30,000 in 2008, Virat Kohli has been playing for the same franchise. Virat, in his journey, has broken innumerable records in IPL. Out of these, the maximum have come when he has batted … Continue reading IPL 2021: Will Virat Kohli opening the batting help RCB?