featurecricket2 days ago

Indian Premier League | Top five highest successful run chases in the league

From entertaining the crowds with massive scores to the last-over pot-boilers, the IPL has never run out of steam when it comes to entertaining its fans. Time and again, the tournament has also gone on to embrace sport's greatest virtue - unpredictability with an amount of drama involved as well.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket3 days ago

Indian Premier League | Top five highest team scores in the league

The IPL is a run-fest but even in the centerpiece of the cricketing calendar, fans have been treated to some performances that go well and beyond the ordinary. From a single player scoring enough runs to beat a teams total to a team coming together to create something incredible, the IPL has it all.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket4 days ago

Kuldeep Yadav - living a father's dream

David Warner. c. Rahane. b. Kuldeep Yadav 56 (87). The bowler is now all pumped up and does a mini jump with a roar to make it sweeter. And why wouldn’t he be! For someone, who is playing the first match at the international level, it was a special moment and Kuldeep soaked it all in.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket4 days ago

Kohli's absence has robbed the finish of its sheen

In many ways, Virat Kohli missing the decider against Australia with an injury has robbed the finish to the high-profile series of its sheen, given the verbal exchanges, Steven Smith’s “brain fade” and a leading Australian newspaper describing Kohli as the “Donald Trump of world sport.”
Sanjay Rajan
featurecricket6 days ago

Top five India vs Australia series-deciding Tests

Coming into the ongoing series, India were in a marauding form and Australia had endured a humiliating series whitewash at the hands of Sri Lanka during their last visit to the subcontinent. So, little did anyone think that the fourth Test would decide the fate of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
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featurecricket8 days ago

Five young players to watch out for in 2017 IPL

The IPL has always a reputation of throwing some surprise packages into the limelight since its inception. While in the past, some selections had raised eyebrows for more reasons than one, some cricketers have used the mega stage as a perfect platform to carve a distinct niche for themselves.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket8 days ago

IPL 10 a gateway for few Indian batsman to Champions Trophy

IPL10 is round the corner and provides a perfect platform for a few Indian batsmen who are looking to make their way into India's Champions Trophy squad in June. And given that India don’t play any ODI’s in the run up to the CL, the IPL could prove decisive for these few players.
featuretennis9 days ago

The second coming of Roger Federer

If his skill epitomized Federer's first reign at the top, his performances and results since his comeback from injury, so far this year, can be attributed to sheer will power and passion for his craft. Moreover, this could be the start of Federer's second tenure at the helm of world tennis
Rohit George
featurecricket11 days ago

Umesh Yadav's giant stride in Tests is a big step for Indian cricket

Matt Renshaw is well settled at the crease and ready to make his innings count. The Ranchi track belied the expectations and behaved like a proper sportive wicket, much to the batmen's joy. Virat Kohli spotted a hint of reverse-swing and turned to Umesh Yadav to get the much-needed breakthrough.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket15 days ago

Five prominent father-son duos to have played in the same match

“Like father, like son”- The cricketing world is no stranger to this maxim as, over the years, the game has seen many fathers and sons representing the same team. But how often do we see, a father-son duo play in the same match and forge a partnership or even celebrate wickets together?
Bastab K Parida