Preview: England vs India 2021 Series

In the past few years, India has been the best touring side in the world in Tests. But, this series brings a huge challenge as India will be facing England in England, a place where India hasn’t won a series in the past 14 years! Can India beat England in England and end the drought of 14 years? Let’s find out in this series preview! … Continue reading Preview: England vs India 2021 Series

Darren Stevens: A Domestic Cricket Veteran Par Excellence

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

Atherton Slips on 99: One of the Most Painful Runouts in Cricket

The Lord’s Cricket Ground, also known as the ‘Mecca of Cricket’, honours the heroes of the game by engraving their name on the board hanging in the dressing rooms. They call it the ‘Lord’s Honours Board‘. Players consider it a great achievement to be named on the honours boards of the Lord’s. The honours board commemorates the players who have scored a century, taken 5 … Continue reading Atherton Slips on 99: One of the Most Painful Runouts in Cricket

When Stuart Refused to Walk in ‘Broad’ Daylight

Stuart Broad may have reached a milestone of 500 wickets in Test cricket, but he cannot escape being the culprit in a popular cricket story. He is remembered for being the “The Man Who Refused to Walk” at Trent Bridge in 2013. The first Test of Ashes 2013 was being played at Trent Bridge where England was halted at 215 on day one. Then, Jimmy … Continue reading When Stuart Refused to Walk in ‘Broad’ Daylight

Headingley’81: The Heroics of Botham

Headingley: The Ground What is miracle? You ask a cricket enthusiast and he will narrate you the epic lore of the miraculous Eden Gardens in a dramatic manner. With most of the contemporary cricket fans mellowed in their cricket memories are always apt to say that you will never see the likes of so and so again, there can never be a match as exciting … Continue reading Headingley’81: The Heroics of Botham

India vs England T20I 2021: Key Takeaways

India continued its winning streak in the recently concluded series against England, making it an unbeaten 8 T20I series win on a trot. Embed from Getty Images India gave a clinical performance in the series decider guided by a fantastic opening partnership from Kohli and Rohit and an equally good performance from Bhuvneshwar Kumar. India, once again, after losing the toss, battled coming out of … Continue reading India vs England T20I 2021: Key Takeaways

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

Sri Lanka vs England 2021: Test Series Review

Sri Lanka was supposed to host England in March 2020. But due to COVID-19 pandemic, the series got postponed. Therefore, England toured Sri Lanka to play a 2 match test series in January. The series was very important in Sri Lanka’s perspective as England had already won 3 tests in Sri Lanka prior to this series. Dimuth Karunaratne and company had this in their conscious … Continue reading Sri Lanka vs England 2021: Test Series Review

The Warwickshire Treble: Greatest Performance in County Cricket

County Cricket in England is deemed to be one of the highest quality cricket games across the globe, and this story is related to one of cricket’s greatest achievements, the Warwickshire Treble. Back in 1994, Warwickshire put up one of the best performances in county cricket history. They won the County Championship, the Sunday League, and the Benson & Hedges Cup in the same season. … Continue reading The Warwickshire Treble: Greatest Performance in County Cricket

Graham Gooch: Cricket’s Grandest Batsman

There is a saying that “Maturity comes with experience, not age” and Graham Gooch proved it as a cricketer for England. Graham Gooch had the maturity needed in his veins whether it was him as a batsman, captain or as a batting coach for England and it just grew as he became older! His professional cricket career took off in 1973 in a first-class match … Continue reading Graham Gooch: Cricket’s Grandest Batsman