Ravichandran Ashwin: Not Anymore in the T20I Race?

Ashwin was almost playing after a year and a half in a major T20 match. His previous major T20 match was back in IPL 2019 when he was the captain of the KXIP team. Now, he was traded by KXIP to Delhi Capitals for the 2020 season of IPL. After an unexpected COVID-19 break, the IPL finally resumed and DC was facing KXIP in its … Continue reading Ravichandran Ashwin: Not Anymore in the T20I Race?

A Look at Jimmy Anderson’s Swing Bowling Techniques

There is a lot of talk about James Anderson’s skill set and his ability to keep the ball moving at the age of 38. Anderson has always been an asset for England. He’s just magnificent with the new ball as he can swing the ball both ways. He has often been called a ‘home track bully‘ because of his performances on just home tracks. However, … Continue reading A Look at Jimmy Anderson’s Swing Bowling Techniques

The Curious Case of Kuldeep Yadav: Probable Reasons for his Omission

Kuldeep Yadav was the first-ever slow left-arm chinaman bowler to play for India. He got considerable success in ODIs and T20Is for India as well as in the IPL. However, from the past few series, he has been off the radar for the Indian team and even for his IPL team, Kolkata Knight Riders. There is a myriad of reasons why Kuldeep has been often … Continue reading The Curious Case of Kuldeep Yadav: Probable Reasons for his Omission

India’s Backup Test Bowlers: Best Indian Bowling Bench?

Less than a decade ago, India had a great shortage of bowlers. Many players who made a mark in the limited-over games failed to replicate that in the Tests. Many big names from domestic cricket were brought into the team. While some failed, the others couldn’t do much due to lack of opportunities. This lack of good bowlers impacted India a lot. Since the beginning … Continue reading India’s Backup Test Bowlers: Best Indian Bowling Bench?

Mohammed Siraj: Once a Rookie, now Ruthless

While most of the players make it to the headlines after the match, Siraj is one player who made it to the headlines even before he played. Hailing from a poor family and being the son of an autorickshaw driver, it was never easy for him to break into the big league. And even after belonging from such a background, his swift rise up the … Continue reading Mohammed Siraj: Once a Rookie, now Ruthless

Mohammed Siraj or Navdeep Saini: The Better Pick for Tests

Over the past few years, India has produced many fast bowlers. The talent of these new pacers gets attention every year in the IPL. Mohammed Siraj and Navdeep Saini have been two names that have caught attention in the past few seasons of IPL and they have got their national call now. Let’s compare and see who is the better pick between them in Tests. … Continue reading Mohammed Siraj or Navdeep Saini: The Better Pick for Tests

Top 5 Test Bowling Attacks in the Past 5 Decades

An excellent bowling attack is key for any successful Test team. In Test Cricket, the teams which are capable of picking 20 wickets in a game often emerge the winners. And with no surprise, one of the best teams in the Test history have produced the best bowling attacks ever. In this article, we’ll take a look at the best bowling attacks in Tests in … Continue reading Top 5 Test Bowling Attacks in the Past 5 Decades

The “Spin Quartet” of the Indian Team

The “Spin Quartet” is a titular as well as a quintessential example of the 4 Indian spin bowlers who ruled the world cricket in the late 1960s and early 1970s with their variety-laden bowling attack. We will look at all the 4 bowlers who possessed great skillsets and were able to dominate any time at any ground in the world, in no particular order. 1. … Continue reading The “Spin Quartet” of the Indian Team

Natarajan: The Biggest Find of the Season

Whenever someone asks you, “Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?“, you’d be careful of what to say. You would dream big, but not so big that the target might be completely out of hand. And when someone would ask you the same question limiting the timeframe to ‘next 3 months’, you’d likely tread on a very careful path. But this man … Continue reading Natarajan: The Biggest Find of the Season

R. Ashwin vs Lyon: Stats Comparison

R. Ashwin and Nathan Lyon, both are great spinners and respective match winners for their team. But then comes the question, who has performed better in their respective Test career, each of which has lasted for more than a decade as of now. The best way would be to check their statistics since their debut, so we’ll analyze that. Another important point to be noted … Continue reading R. Ashwin vs Lyon: Stats Comparison