featurecricketa day ago

What Sunrisers Hyderabad need to do at the 2017 IPL auction

Sunrisers Hyderabad were the most sorted team in the last edition, not just because they lifted the Trophy, rather the way they got it- with combined team effort. With like-for-like replacements for most players, they had all bases covered and they would look to do more of it in this year's auction.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 days ago

What Royal Challengers Bangalore need to do at the 2017 IPL auction

Last year, the belligerence of Virat Kohli and AB de Villers had taken the Royal Challengers Bangalore to the finals, but it was Sunrisers Hyderabad, who prevailed in the final hurdle. So, what went wrong? Definitely, RCB lacked in the bowling front. They need to address that in this year’s auction.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 days ago

What Mumbai Indians need to do at the 2017 IPL auction

One of the most successful teams in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Mumbai Indians, in this edition, must be looking forward to shrugging off their disappointing campaign of last year. So, whom should the Rohit Sharma-led franchise target in this year’s auction?
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 days ago

Five gestures by cricketers on the field which proves why cricket is a gentleman’s game!

Cricket has been regarded as a gentleman's game since it’s inception, but there have been a lot of incidents such as the monkey-gate incident which has happened in the past that will suggest otherwise. Here are five incidents which will prove that cricket is still a gentleman’s game.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket3 days ago

What Delhi Daredevils need to do at the 2017 IPL auction

Very few expected, and wanted, Delhi Dardevils' campaign to end that way last year after showing so much promise - flash, bang but then tapering to a whimper. From failing to get to a 100 in the opener, to chasing down 192 rather easily, and then losing a game by 80 runs, Delhi did it all last year.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket3 days ago

Who Gujarat Lions need to buy at the 2017 IPL auction

Gujarat nearly made the perfect debut last season, but a couple of individual performances from AB de Villiers and David Warner stopped them in their tracks. However, they have the right base in the squad to build upon, and the addition of a couple of good spinners could make them the team to beat.
Amlan Majumdar
featurecricket3 days ago

Who Kolkata Knight Riders need to buy at the 2017 IPL auction

Kolkata Knight Riders came close to adding to their two IPL titles last season but fell short eventually. This time, they will be looking to refurbish their foreigner slots and go back to their trusted formula of spending big on all-rounders and pacers.
Amlan Majumdar
featurecricket4 days ago

Rahul Dravid - A perfectionist he is!

He was was not destined to be a champion but he was determined to be one - He is the perfectionist.
Puttaradhya Siddaraj
featurecricket5 days ago

Why Australians shouldn't even try sledging Virat Kohli?

An out-of-form batsman coming to bat in Australia is something the Aussies love. They love to get these batsmen on the crease and break them down mentally. Close-in fielders reserve the choicest of words for them, and the bowlers have a go at them with some of their very best snorters.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket5 days ago

What Rising Pune Supergiants need to do at the 2017 IPL auction

MS Dhoni might have passed on the baton to Virat Kohli in international cricket and can now afford to put his leg up and unwind, but he has a herculean task in hand to turn around the fortunes of Rising Pune Supergiants around in the upcoming edition of the IPL.
Amlan Majumdar