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

Reliving the India vs Australia 4th Test in 2004

A true cricket lover enjoys low-scoring matches, they are often very interesting and leave you on the edge of your seat. And this match between India and Australia played in 2004 was one of the greatest low scoring games we have ever seen. Build Up This match was set on the dust bowls of Mumbai. Australia had already won the series 2-0 against the Indians … Continue reading Reliving the India vs Australia 4th Test in 2004

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

Best Stats and Records from the Ashes

Ashes is undoubtedly the most iconic cricket bilateral series in the whole history of the game and it has given us, cricket fans, a lot of memories to treasure. It all started way back in 1882 and since then, 71 Ashes series have taken place and, in this article, I will bring out some stats and records from the series to you. Read it whole … Continue reading Best Stats and Records from the Ashes

Shane Warne’s Ball Of The Century

It wasn’t just Ball Of The Match. It wasn’t just Ball Of The Year. It wasn’t just Ball Of The Decade. It was famously and deservingly called as ‘Ball Of The Century’. In a single match, over five-hundred balls are bowled, but this one ball took the cricket world by storm. Build Up It was the 1993 Ashes Series. Before the first Test Match, Shane … Continue reading Shane Warne’s Ball Of The Century

Brian Lara 153* against Australia, 1999

Well, West Indies lost not one, not two but a humiliating five Tests in a row in South Africa before the series against Australia. The Aussies were by far the best team at that moment in 1999. It was indeed a very tough task to beat the Aussies even away from their backyard. Now, Brian Lara and his troops came to the Caribbean Islands after … Continue reading Brian Lara 153* against Australia, 1999

Don Bradman in the Ashes

Thin Bats. Huge Boundaries. Destructive Bowlers. Uncovered Pitches. The game tossed challenges after challenges but the Don, Don Bradman, absolutely owned the game in his time. In a career that extended 52 Test Matches, he had 6996 runs under his belt and yes, the most remarkable statistic of all, his batting average- 99.94. Don Bradman in the Ashes was simply phenomenal. Embed from Getty Images … Continue reading Don Bradman in the Ashes

How did the Ashes Series get its name?

The Australia-England rivalry is the oldest and the most iconic cricket rivalries of all and the cricket series between these two nations is famously known as the Ashes. But do you know how the series was given the name- ‘Ashes’? Let us see how the story unfolded: In 1882, Australia faced its arch-rival, England, at the Oval in a one-off Test, a Test which changed … Continue reading How did the Ashes Series get its name?

Ian Botham in 3rd Test of 1981 Ashes

There are very few instances in which a single match becomes a crown-jewel for a player’s career. No matter how many games he plays, how many centuries he scores or how many wickets he picks, he will always speak about that single match with the utmost pride. The third Test of Ashes in 1981 is such a game for Sir Ian Botham. Ian Botham was … Continue reading Ian Botham in 3rd Test of 1981 Ashes

SA vs IND Johannesburg Test 2013

Some people who don’t regularly watch Test cricket ask, “You play for five days and don’t get a result. What is the point of such a game?” But there lies the beauty in the longest form of the game. The match- SA vs IND Johannesburg Test 2013 remains one of the most legendary drawn test matches of all time. Build-up The Proteas had beaten India … Continue reading SA vs IND Johannesburg Test 2013