featurecricket9 hours ago

Ashes 2017 | Talking points from Day 1 of the first Test

Joe Root won the toss to kick off the 2018 Ashes and opted to bat first on a surface that could have been a tricky one. Despite losing Alastair Cook as early as the third over, James Vince (83) and Mark Stoneman (53) ensured that the visitors finished Day 1 with a commendable 196/4 on the board.
Faizan Qadiri
featurecricketa day ago

Ashes 2017 | How England can tame the Australian beast Down Under

It was a warm afternoon on Day 3 of the Sydney Test in the 2013/14 Ashes series Down Under and the SCG had ‘turned pink’, celebrating another year of the McGrath Foundation. The home crowd had more reasons to celebrate as Australia completed a 5-0 whitewash over England, with the wicket of Rankin.
Chandrasekar V
featurecricket2 months ago

India vs Australia | How and where India won the third ODI in Indore

India stuck to their calculative brand of cricket and with an all-round effort, took an unassailable series lead of 3-0. In the game, India didn’t deviate from their plans, despite getting off to a bad start, while Australia repeated their mistakes from the last match to lose the game.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket6 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
featurecricket6 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
featurecricket6 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
featurecricket8 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
featurecricket8 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
featurecricket8 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
featurecricket8 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.
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