featurecricket4 days 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 days 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.
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featurecricket11 days 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
featurecricket21 days 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.
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featurecricketa month 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.
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featurecricketa month 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
featurecricketa month 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
featurecricketa month ago

Five of the most thrilling India vs Australia Tests

Right from India’s first win over Australia almost 58 years ago in Kanpur to their win over the Aussies in Delhi back in 2013, Australia’s tour of India over the years have produced some of the most thrilling five-day matches. Here is a look at five of the best from that list.
Amlan Majumdar
featurecricketa month 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.
Srijith Gopal
featurecricketa month 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.
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