featurekabaddia day ago

PKL 2018 | Super Playoffs format for the sixth edition

The incredible and unfathomable success of Pro Kabaddi League had much more to do with the administration’s masterful design to provide endless Kabaddi to its audience for almost three months, rather than just banking on the unique entertainment quotient of the sport. Let’s look at how they did it.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket3 days ago

India vs Australia | Adelaide throws a classic that would be hard to forget

It was a contrasting five days of Test cricket. Adelaide greeted India with a 40-degree Celsius on the first day, kept the temperature within the range on second as well, but by the time the third day started, it was all gloomy. It was raining, defying the humidity of the first two days.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket3 days ago

Winners and Losers ft. Ravichandran Ashwin, Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane

Australian tailenders gave India a nightmare for an hour or two, but India overcame the jittery start to secure a thrilling victory on the final day at Adelaide. While Ravichandran Ashwin and Ajinkya Rahane were impressive for India today, Rohit Sharma and Mitchell Starc turned out to be big flops.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket4 days ago

India vs Australia | Takeaways: Nathan Lyon’s road to redemption and Mitchell Starc’s negative line

Sometime tomorrow India may win the Test match to go 1-0 up for the first time on Australian soil, but this Test has to be remembered as a fine spectacle. After a lot of ebbs and flows, the game is finally in India’s favour, but Nathan Lyon’s change in approach today was a masterclass in the set-up.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket5 days ago

India vs Australia | Takeaways: India’s improved tactics and how Australia served Ashwin (a rough) a platter

Indian batsmen made everyone forget about the gloom of the first day and gave India a lead of 166 runs at the end of the third day Adelaide Test. On a day, where India dominated completely, their approach to Test match batting and Australia pacers’ mistake while creating rough were telling.
Bastab K Parida
featurekabaddi5 days ago

PKL 2018 | How can your favourite teams make it to playoffs of season 6

Less than one month to go for the final of the sixth season of the Pro Kabaddi League and various teams are pulling up their socks to put up a good show in their last few matches to get a ticket for the playoffs. Few teams have been knocked out and some have already made it to the playoffs.
Chiranjibi Pati
featurecricket6 days ago

India vs Australia | Takeaways: Handscomb’s short innings of promise and value of experience in Test cricket

Ravichandran Ashwin’s fine bowling performance today somehow made Indians forget the batting debacle of the opening day, keeping the game evenly balanced. On a day, where disciplined bowling made the highlights, Peter Handscomb and Travis Head gave Australia some reasons to smile.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket7 days ago

A Cheteshwar Pujara lesson of patience for headless India

The sun is shining brightly in Adelaide. It is, in fact, 39-degree Celsius. Certainly, the pink ball has not been in the operation like it was the case in the last four years, but then, who cares? It is India-Australia after all. One of Cricket's most glorious rivalries spread over 70 years.
Bastab K Parida
featurehockey7 days ago

Hockey World Cup | Qualification scenario ahead of third round pool games

As many as 16 nations are battling out in the 2018 edition of the Men’s Hockey World Cup at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. With two rounds of pool games already over, let’s take a look at how the 16 countries are placed in their respective pools and the qualification scenario for the quarters.
Chiranjibi Pati
featurecricket7 days ago

India vs Australia | Takeaways : Rohit Sharma’s lack of temperament and Australian bowlers’ discipline

This was a day that would be remembered for Cheteshwar Pujara’s stoic innings as much as for the other Indian batsman's lack of application. India ended the day with a score of 250/9, with a lot of a job left for the bowlers to do given the wicket has stopped showing any movement later in the day.
Bastab K Parida