India exited the ICC World Cup 2021, even without qualifying in the playoffs. While a lot was expected from this team, poor performances against both Pakistan and New Zealand cost us a berth in the playoffs. There have been many reasons that have been stated by many experts for India’s debacle. Here’s my analysis of what went wrong for India in the tournament. 1. IPL! … Continue reading T20 World Cup 2021: Why did India perform badly?
When viewed from the Buggy Cam, while it manoeuvres around the boundary line, two men stand out from the rest of the Indian slip cordon. Be it because of their scruffy stubble beard or the funky shades they sport, one is bound to confuse between the two. And not to forget their rather bulky physique! Rohit Sharma and Rishabh Pant are the ones I am … Continue reading Rohit & Rishabh – Raring To Race Is This RR!
The BCCI announced the squad for the World T20 on 8 September 2021. There were a few surprising changes and omissions in the squad, notably Ravichandran Ashwin drafted back to the T20I squad after a hiatus of 4 years. Batsman like Shikhar Dhawan and leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal were left out. India squad for 2021 World T20 India’s 15-man squad: Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma (vc), … Continue reading Analysis of Indian Cricket Team squad for World T20 2021
There’s often a fine line between surprise and shock. And not many possess the ability to tread this tightrope. Magicians can. Stuntmen can. Detectives can. And ‘MSD’ is the abbreviation if one clubs the initial alphabet of these three unorthodox jobs! Call it a case of smart word-play, but MS Dhoni does possess traits that are a trademark of these men. He wears the wicket-keeping … Continue reading MS Dhoni Retirement Anniversary Special: He’ll Be Forgotten!
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
Rahul Dravid, fondly known as “The Wall”, has been recently appointed as the head coach of the Indian team for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka. He has been a mentor for IPL teams such as Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals in the past. Currently, he also serves as the director of NCA (National Cricket Academy) in Bangalore. By mentoring junior players like Rishabh Pant, … Continue reading Rahul Dravid: The success story as a coach
India is one of the teams which probably deserves this trophy more than any other team. It has not only been dominant at home but also overseas. It has won in Australia and that too without the senior players apart from Rahane and Pujara. So what happened to India in the World Test Championship Final? The selection could’ve been better picking India’s third most successful … Continue reading WTC Final Rewind: What went wrong for India?
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