featurecricket11 hours ago

Suresh Raina finds new lease of life with little contributions

He can make you happy and can let you vent out the frustrations at equal measure. Has there ever been a bigger superstar in the Indian Premier League than him? The answer is simply No. For all his majesty, Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli haven’t been greater than him and there is a reason behind it.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket12 hours ago

Indian players rated and slated from their thrilling win to clinch series

India wrapped up the T20I series with a seven-run victory at the place where it all started to cap off the series on a high. While Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s excellent bowling was the main reason behind India’s victory, Suresh Raina was the star of the show with his sublime all-round performance.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket17 hours ago

India vs South Africa | Predicted XI for 3rd an final T20I in Cape Town

So, the tour has finally come to the place where it all started - a trip of emotions, excitement and thrill. Cape Town – the stage for many an India-SA epic will host the third and final T20I between the two nations and each team will try to finish the tour on a high and take the series honours.
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featurecricketa day ago

QUIZ | How well do you remember Sachin Tendulkar’s 200 run innings

Sachin Tendulkar already held all the records worth owning in cricket before he set Gwalior alight by becoming the first player to score an ODI double century. In an absolute carnage, the South African bowlers were left scratching their heads as Tendulkar scored almost half the runs in India’s 401.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket3 days ago

India vs South Africa | Can a consistency loving Virat Kohli be the end for India?

When it comes to Virat Kohli, the captain, he has rarely stood up to his batting prowess and as critics have often pointed out, he has mostly stuck to straight formulas to be successful. Wednesday’s T20I saw another such instance when Kohli’s lack of a plan B ended up being fatal for his side.
Subhayan Dutta
featurecricket3 days ago

India vs South Africa | Indian players rated and slated from their six-wicket loss to hosts

After a decent show by the batting unit, Yuzvendra Chahal’s 64-run spell meant the hosts pulled one back in the T20I series to make the Cape Town T20I the series decider. While Manish Pandey and MS Dhoni were brilliant with the bat, Henirch Klassen and JP Duminy did the job for SA.
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featurecricket4 days ago

India vs South Africa | 2nd T20I Preview, Match Predictions, Weather, Line-ups, Live Streaming, Press Conferences

After completely dominating the ODI leg of the tour, India started their T20I series in some style and will need to seal the series in Centurion today. However, the match will also provide the hosts with an opportunity to pull one back in the series and keep the rubber alive for Cape Town.
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featurecricket4 days ago

India vs South Africa | What to expect from 2nd T20I in Centurion

India proved their all-round worth in the first T20I at the Wanderers and smashed the hosts to go 1-0 up in the series. Their intentions to cap off the series on a high will push them further and the underperforming middle-order would try to come good to ease out the pressure off the top-order.
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featurecricket4 days ago

India vs South Africa | Predicted XI for 2nd T20I in Centurion

With Virat Kohli already expressing his willingness to give fresh faces a chance in South African conditions, he would desperately want to wrap up the series on Wednesday itself. Interestingly, with certain changes working well for the visitors last time, India have a tricky task at team selection.
Subhayan Dutta
featurecricket6 days ago

Should the BCCI question Sunil Gavaskar for his Jaydev Unadkat “joke”

Taking shots at players has become more of a trend in the modern era of sports and while it is enjoyable at times, it can even come off as a little cringe-worthy. Yesterday, when Sunil Gavaskar tried to show his lighter side, it ended up leaving a sour taste in the mouth of anyone who heard it.
Ayesha d'Souza