featurecricketa day ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | SportsCafe's Team of the Tournament

Penning down the team of the tournament is no less than a dream come true, where you can actually imagine yourself being the chief selector and handpicking 11 players for the side. With the World Cup coming to an end yesterday, here is the combined XI from all the teams from this season.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricket4 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | New Zealand’s predicted XI for the final against England

New Zealand defied all the odds and made it to the final of the World Cup for the second time in a row. The Kane Williamson-led side defeated tournament favourites and table-toppers India in the semi-final to chisel their path into the game that matters the post. Here’s the predicted XI.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket4 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | England’s predicted XI for the final against New Zealand

England have finally managed to live up to the expectations and made it to the finals after 27 long years. After a potential knockout threat, England have beaten best of the teams on a trot and are now looking in ominous form, which should infuse immense fear in the minds of opposition.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricket7 days ago

India’s team combination for the semi-final is baffling, really baffling

Prior to the start of the semi-final, seven out of ten people would have backed Mohammed Shami or Kuldeep Yadav to make the cut. But many eyebrows were raised when Virat Kohli revealed his playing XI at the toss as both the players were axed from the playing XI, in favour of Bhuvi and Jadeja.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricket8 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India’s Predicted XI for semi final clash against New Zealand

India face New Zealand in the first semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2019 and it promises to be a cracker of an encounter. While New Zealand will have a lot of cracks to fill, India, a well-oiled machine at that, will hope that the minor blips will find a way to hide before the Lord’s date.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket8 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | New Zealand's predicted XI for the match against India

After edging their way through to the semis thanks to a superior NRR, the Kiwis now face an uphill task against an in-form Indian team. Despite sticking to the same team for the first six matches, the Kiwis made a few changes in their last two games, in a quest to find their best combination.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket8 days ago

India, New Zealand, and the world’s early (un)pragmatic approaches

Sitting at Leeds press box, Rohit Sharma was not quite sure whether the team would travel to Birmingham or Manchester. It was evening in England and he insisted the team wouldn’t mind travelling anywhere of the two beautiful cities that had been home to some glorious cricket in the last few weeks.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket10 days ago

AUS vs SA | Takeaways - Australia's injury woes and Quinton de Kock's dissapointment

South Africa ended their World Cup campaign on a high as they beat Australia by 10 runs, with Faf du Plessis, Rassie Van der Dussen and Kagiso Rabada starring for the Proteas. The result also means that Australia will take England on in the semi-final, while India will face New Zealand.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket10 days ago

IND vs SL | Takeaways – No weak-link in India’s top-order and India’s selection conundrum

On the back of fighting tons from Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul, India romped home to another convincing win to finish with 15 points in their kitty at the end of the group stages. Angelo Mathews century went in vain as Indian bowlers did well to keep others quiet and were well supported by the batsmen.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricket11 days ago

Ambati Rayudu leaves with “what could have been” regrets but who to blame for it all?

After the failure and shame in the 1999 World Cup, the '02 English summer gave a chance for redemption for the Indians and coincidentally, it was not only the senior team which was under the scanner. As many as three teams were in action at the same time, with a lot of promise for the golden future.
Bastab K Parida