The excitement for the awaited World Test Championship Final is constantly increasing as the top two sides in Test Cricket will go against each other from 18th June in Southampton. Both teams have their own strengths and weaknesses but it’s indubitable that we will see some brilliant swing bowling that’ll be on display. Both the teams have some of the best fast bowlers on their … Continue reading Comparing the Cricket Balls: SG, Kookaburra and Dukes
Cricket is such an unpredictable sport that it does not give every aspiring personality a chance to showcase his or her talent. And this is a case of a cricketer who is a genuine pace-bowling allrounder. Despite delivering consistent performances, Darren Stevens never got a chance to play for England in International Cricket. Competitions from Andrew Flintoff and Paul Collingwood proved too strong for him. … Continue reading Darren Stevens: A Domestic Cricket Veteran Par Excellence
While the preparation for World Test Championship Final is underway for the Indian team, BCCI managed to fit in a T20I and ODI series against Sri Lanka after the Final. As the regular players from the Indian squad would be in England, BCCI has selected other players to tour Sri Lanka. Shikhar Dhawan has been chosen as the captain, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be his … Continue reading India vs Sri Lanka: 5 Indian Players To Watch 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
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
‘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!
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?
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, 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
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