featurecricket2 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
featurecricket2 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.
featurecricket5 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
featurecricket9 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
featurecricket14 days ago

Why Cricket is the biggest winner in this India vs Australia Test Series

Never mind the DRS controversy, the Bangalore Test is still a perfect advertisement for Test cricket, if only we choose to see it that way.
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featurecricket16 days ago

Why Darren Bravo must be brought back into the West Indies team immediately

The stylish left-hander has been out of the national side for almost 6 months. And given that Bravo's absence has left the West Indies a much poorer side, bringing him back is the need of the hour.
Dev Tyagi
featurecricket20 days ago

Exclusive: Rishabh Pant opens up about Dhoni, India debut, and captaincy

When the news of Rishabh Pant's selection as the captain of the Delhi Vijay Hazare Trophy side, which comprises experienced stars like Gautam Gambhir, Ashish Nehra, and Shikhar Dhawan, broke out, many people looked at it with skepticism. However, amid all these, Pant is keeping his calm.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket23 days ago

Why Australia's win could turn out to be a positive for India

Australia have refused to lie down and adhere to the norms. They have pushed India out of their comfort zone, and that is the best thing they could have done for Indian cricket at the moment.
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featurecricketa month ago

Steve O'Keefe – the man who stopped the Indian juggernaut

The world's best batsman is at the crease. India are 43/3 in their chase of a 400+ total in the fourth innings on a rank-turner, but when Virat Kohli is still around, there is always a hint of doubt in the minds of the opposition that the match is still not in their pockets safely.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricketa month ago

Australia and a dream of 'conquering' India

“It’s going to be a very difficult series going over there. We’re going to have to play some very good cricket if we want to compete over there. It’s a completely different place to play. Playing on those wickets is nothing like playing here in Australia.”
Bastab K Parida