featurecricket4 months ago

ICC Champions Trophy | Detailed analysis and predictions of Group A

In the Champions Trophy, there hasn't been any room for complacency and the Group A, which comprises England, Australia, New Zealand, and Bangladesh, promises for an intriguing competition. With England being the clear-cut favourites, the other three teams will try to not give an inch to the other.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket4 months ago

Just how much did Sachin mean to us?

The aspiration for success is the single most natural thing in the world. It is not a trait unique to human beings alone; it is the very fundament upon which nature exists. It is what gives rise to evolution and results in life as we know it.
Sarath Chandra
featurecricket4 months ago

ICC Champions Trophy in numbers

The brainchild of late Jagmohan Dalmiya, the ICC Champions Trophy was initially called the ICC Knock-out Tournament, back in 1998, when the tournament was initiated. As the tournament heads into its eighth edition, we look at the numbers that you need to know ahead of the gala event.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket6 months ago

Kuldeep Yadav - living a father's dream

David Warner. c. Rahane. b. Kuldeep Yadav 56 (87). The bowler is now all pumped up and does a mini jump with a roar to make it sweeter. And why wouldn’t he be! For someone, who is playing the first match at the international level, it was a special moment and Kuldeep soaked it all in.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket6 months ago

Top five India vs Australia series-deciding Tests

Coming into the ongoing series, India were in a marauding form and Australia had endured a humiliating series whitewash at the hands of Sri Lanka during their last visit to the subcontinent. So, little did anyone think that the fourth Test would decide the fate of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket6 months 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
featurecricket7 months 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.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket7 months 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.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket7 months 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
featurecricket7 months 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