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!
It was his debut match, India was facing England in Trent Bridge. India wasn’t in the greatest position at 279/5 when he came in to bat. Facing his first ball, he gently teed it to the fielder. In the very next ball, on the second ball of his Test career, he came down the track and hit a huge six off Adil Rashid. That was … Continue reading 7 Surprising Stats from Rishabh Pant’s Test Career
The dilemma of wicket-keepers for the Indian team is back after MS Dhoni’s retirement. While Wriddhiman Saha donned the gloves in tests for a while after Dhoni’s retirement, the epiphany is that he is good only for test matches. But frequent injuries, such as the one ahead of the South Africa test series in 2018 pushed back Saha, only to be unavailable for the rest … Continue reading Wriddhiman Saha or Rishabh Pant: The Better Wicketkeeper-Batsman
Recently, Indian wicket-keeper Parthiv Patel announced his retirement from all forms of the game. He was one of India’s youngest debutant. He was also a wicket-keeper who was a victim of the colossal talent of MS Dhoni. Here’s the hard-fought story of what could’ve been a remarkable career of Parthiv Patel : The Horrific Incident During his Childhood Like many cricketers, Parthiv Patel too had … Continue reading Parthiv Patel: The Baby-Faced Assasin