Debut match, away game, toughest format, difficult conditions and opening batting, each of these aspects individually is enough to affect a player’s confidence. Top it with an age of only 17. Most of the players would have got frightened at the prospects of playing in such a situation. But Shafali Verma excelled in this situation. She scored 96 and 63 runs in each of the … Continue reading Shafali Verma: A Star at a Prodigy’s Age
Cricket is one of those few games in which innovations have been welcomed over the years. Be it in batting or in bowling, few of these innovations have evolved to become part and parcel of the game. So, how many inventors do you know of a few cricket shots and deliveries. Take this quiz to find out! Featured Image: BCCI | Twitter Continue reading Cricket Quiz: The Inventors and The Firsts
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