WTC Final: Key Battles To Look Out For

The exhilaration for the World Test Championship (WTC) Final is enlarging as the day comes nearer. It’s by far the most anticipated match after the World Cup 2019. Both the teams are geared up for the final which will go underway from the 18th of June at The Rose Bowl in Southampton. The inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) which started in 2019 has been a … Continue reading WTC Final: Key Battles To Look Out For

WTC Final – India vs New Zealand: Players to watch out for

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cricket stage is finally set for the “World Test Championship” (WTC) summit clash between India and New Zealand at Southampton between 18-22 June 2021. Both the teams had the best win percentage amongst all the teams who were part of this World Test Championship. We will look for the 3 key players from each side to watch for. India: 1. … Continue reading WTC Final – India vs New Zealand: Players to watch out for

World Test Championship Final: 2 Routes, 1 Destination!

‘Prevention’ & ‘Precaution’ ~ The two ‘P’s which are excessively repeated in our current day-to-day conversations. And rightly so because it’s often taken for granted by most of us. Just like the two ‘A’s ~ ‘Adjust’ & ‘Acclimatise’ are, by the touring parties in cricket! Partly due to complacency & partly due to under-estimation. The negligence of this factor has the potential to be the … Continue reading World Test Championship Final: 2 Routes, 1 Destination!

World Test Championship Final: Does New Zealand have better pacers than India?

As the World Test Championship Final comes nearer, it has been announced that overcast conditions could be expected during the match. Given this, both India and New Zealand will look to build teams that can work best in such conditions. Traditionally, overcast conditions have always favoured the swing bowlers. There have also been instances where few swing bowlers weren’t able to control the swing in … Continue reading World Test Championship Final: Does New Zealand have better pacers than India?

Probable Playing XI of India for the World Test Championship Final

On 9 July 2019, India encountered a sorrowful defeat against New Zealand and got knocked out from the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Indian fans were devastated as they had been dreaming about that awaited ICC Trophy. Well, they’ll have something to cheer for from 18 June 2021 as India will go against New Zealand to secure an ICC Trophy after 8 long years in … Continue reading Probable Playing XI of India for the World Test Championship Final

Pravin Amre: A Dissatisfied International Career But An Amazing Coaching Career

Pravin Amre, the batsman who scored a 50 on ODI debut and 100 on Test debut unfortunately didn’t have a long career for India. He made his debut against South Africa in 1991, when it got readmission into international cricket. He ended up playing just 11 Tests and 37 ODI’s between 1991 and 1994. However, his coaching has helped a lot of cricketers, who were … Continue reading Pravin Amre: A Dissatisfied International Career But An Amazing Coaching Career

How Mohammad Nabi inspired a war-struck nation to take up Cricket

If we are searching for a model of how to meet tough international challenges with skill, dedication and teamwork, we need to look at the Afghan national cricket team. The following lines were said by Hillary Clinton when she was addressing the media in the USA back in 2010. Now, the USA is a country with no relation to cricket, and when it wants to take … Continue reading How Mohammad Nabi inspired a war-struck nation to take up Cricket

IPL 2021: What is going wrong with KKR?

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 26th … Continue reading IPL 2021: What is going wrong with KKR?

Why do Expensive Overseas Pacers fail in IPL?

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 playing … Continue reading Why do Expensive Overseas Pacers fail in IPL?

What’s working for Glenn Maxwell in RCB?

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 another … Continue reading What’s working for Glenn Maxwell in RCB?