featurecricket6 days ago

Russell Domingo, Mike Hesson and sub-continent cricket boards' changing priorities

Ravi Shastri was re-appointed as the India coach as he pipped Mike Hesson to the post after the Cricket Advisory Committee decided to hand the Mumbaikar another roundabout. Just a day later, Russell Domingo found himself in a better position after being handed the Bangladesh head-coach role.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | The underwhelming XI of group stage

Prior to the start of every major tournament, there are eyes fixed on certain players, thanks to the reputation they’ve built up, with expectations high to deliver. But sadly, more often than not, players tend to disappoint, leaving the fans to scratch their heads and think “What could have been?”
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket2 months ago

PAK vs BAN | Takeaways - Bangladesh's butter fingers and Fakhar Zaman's failed fireworks

Despite not making the semi-final, Pakistan managed to end their World Cup on a high note, beating Bangladesh by 94 runs. Shaheen Afridi once again starred for Pakistan, becoming the youngest ever to take a World Cup five-wicket haul, while Babar Azam and Imam -Ul-Haq set the tone with the bat.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket2 months ago

Greatest all-rounder of 21st century debate - where does Shakib Al Hasan stand?

Just ahead of the 2011 World Cup, MS Dhoni and the entire Indian team management had to scratch their head for a decision - which in hindsight, probably changed the way teams approach their strategy in the ODIs for good. Yuvraj Singh became the heart, soul and so many more of India’s campaign.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 months ago

IND vs BAN | Takeaways - India’s course correction and Hardik Pandya’s Yuvraj moment

Jasprit Bumrah bowled two perfect yorkers to bundle Bangladesh out for 286 and helped India reach the semifinals with one game to go. While India learnt their lessons from Sunday's heartbreak, Hardik Pandya also ensured that he is India’s silent assassin so far and is all set to continue further.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Bangladesh's predicted XI for their match against India

With England beating India, the Tigers now have no option but to win their last two games to stand a chance to qualify for the semi-final. Having last played a match on June 24, the Tigers would be roaring to go against an Indian side which is fresh off a loss against an inspired English team.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket2 months ago

BAN vs AFG | Takeaways - Shakib Al Hasan’s glorious run and Bangladesh’s propensity for left-right combo

Bangladesh increased their chances of qualifying for the semifinals with an authoritative win over Afghanistan in Southampton. While it eventually turned out to be a no-contest, belying the head-to-head history between both teams, they had a lot to learn from the game with their style of play.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 months ago

AUS vs BAN | Takeaways – David Warner wreaks havoc and the Khawaja-Smith conundrum

Australia romped home to another victory against Bangladesh to snatch the top spot on the points table. David Warner fired to his sixth 150-plus score while Aaron Finch and Usman Khawaja provided equal support to give their bowlers enough runs to battle against confident Bangladeshi line-up.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricket2 months ago

WI vs BAN | Takeaways – Shakib Al Hasan’s counter-attack and Liton Das’ litmus test

Bangladesh fired on all cylinders and gunned down a challenging total of 322 with seven wickets and 51 deliveries to spare against West Indies. Shakib Al Hasan and Liton Das not only steadied the Bangladeshi ship but also accelerated brilliantly after it ran into troubled waters in the middle overs.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | West Indies' predicted XI for the encounter against Bangladesh

In a matchup between two teams who have an outside chance of making it into the semifinals of the World Cup, West Indies will definitely started as the favorites. However, they will need to be at the top of their game with Bangladesh already giving a few teams a run for their money in this WC.
Faizan Qadiri