featurecricket3 days ago

Why the existence of one-day format is very important for the sport

The recently concluded ICC Champions Trophy in which Pakistan upset India to win the Trophy at The Oval could be the last edition of the tournament if a series of proposed changes are ratified at the ongoing Annual General Meeting of the International Cricket Council in London.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket5 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | How and where India lost the final against Pakistan

While Fakhar Zaman (114) and Mohammad Amir (3/16) were the headline makers in Pakistan's maiden Champions Trophy triumph against India, it was the Men in Blue's errors that had a major impact on the result. Even before the coin was in the air, India had made their first mistake of the final.
Faizan Qadiri
featurecricket7 days ago

Why Pakistan can win the Champions Trophy

Pakistan have already exceeded expectations by reaching the Champions Trophy final and one should not be surprised if Sarfaraz Ahmed and his team defy the odds once again to dethrone India in the final. Given the way Pakistan have played so far, here's how they can beat India in the final.
Rohit George
featurecricket7 days ago

How and why India will win Champions Trophy final against Pakistan

Rivalries have always been the very basis on which a sport is able to build its success, be it Ali vs Frazier (Boxing), Brazil vs Argentina (Football), Federer vs Nadal (Tennis) or India vs Pakistan, in their respective sports. When the two great rivals take the field, it a spectacle to behold.
Faizan Qadiri
featurecricket8 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | How and where India won against Bangladesh

India showed their big-match temperament and secured a 9-wicket victory over Bangladesh thanks to the brilliant innings by Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma. But more than that, it was Bangladesh’s lack of planning against the Indian batsmen that proved to be their undoing in the end.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket12 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | How and when India won against South Africa

India secured an eight-wicket victory over South Africa to enter the semi-finals of the CT keeping their title defence hopes alive. But even before the halfway mark of the game, it was clear that the match was a tactical blunder by the Proteas. Here is a look at how India secured the dominating win.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket15 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | Tactical analysis of India’s loss to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka produced an exceptional batting display to secure a seven-wicket win against India and keep their semi-final hopes alive. Even though they beat India convincingly, Sri Lanka’s bowling, much like India’s, left a lot to be desired as both teams conceded a combined 643 runs.
Faizan Qadiri
featurecricket19 days ago

Champions Trophy | How and where India won the game against Pakistan

India got their CT campaign off to a perfect start with a 124-run win over Pakistan today. But even before the match turned into a foregone conclusion, it was clear that the match was a tactical blunder by Pakistan. Here is a look at how India secured the dominating win over their eternal rivals.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket20 days ago

5 times India Vs Pakistan matches became too hot to handle

Inda Vs Pakistan matches have always been one of the most fiercely contested fixtures on the cricket field. However, there have also been times where the emotions have spilt over from both sets of players. Here are 5 such times when tempers flared during an Indo-Pak encounter.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket21 days ago

Ramachandra Guha's letter - more than just a scathing attack on BCCI

When the Supreme Court appointed noted cricket historian Ramachandra Guha as a member of the Committee of Administrators to oversee the enforcement of Lodha committee recommendations, it had raised several eyebrows. The fact that he was also a former University cricketer was conveniently forgotten.
Bastab K Parida