featurecricket3 days ago

India vs Windies | Winners and Losers ft. Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane

India secured a 2-0 series victory against the Windies and will go to Australia for the long summer with sky-rocketing confidence. Though the series was a smooth one for the likes of Umesh Yadav and Ajinkya Rahane, it also proved to be disastrous for others. More on our W&L feat of the series.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket3 days ago

India vs Windies | Records and numbers from India’s authoritative 10-wicket win over Windies

India secured their first ever 10-wicket victory over Windies to cap off the Test series in some style. While Prithvi Shaw stole the show in the entire series, the second Test was an opportunity for the Indian team to break many records and restamp their authority after the England series loss.
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featurecricket4 days ago

India vs Windies | Takeaways: Jason Holder’s strong presence and Ravindra Jadeja’s relentlessness

India secured a 10-wicket victory against the Windies to secure a 2-0 series win to extend their unbeaten run against the Windies to 21 matches. On a day when Windies squandered the advantage to India, Jason Holder’s strong talismanic presence made sure that Windies have a statesman in the team.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket5 days ago

India vs Windies | Takeaways: Kohli-Shaw parallel and Shannon Gabriel inroads

India ended the day with 308/4 after a strong 146-run partnership between Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pant. On a day, when Windies threatened to take the game away from India, Virat Kohli and Prithvi Shaw posted a contrasting stamp of impressions that somehow mirrored future Team India.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket6 days ago

India vs Windies | Takeaways : Kuldeep Yadav’s journey to the unknown and Roston Chase’s amazing control

Roston Chase and Jason Holder injected much-needed impetus to the one-sided series and took Windies to a total of 295/7 at the end of the Day 1 of the second Test. While India started their Australia preparation by giving more overs to Kuldeep Yadav, Roston Chase impressed everyone with his control.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket8 days ago

BCCI and the unnecessary tussle against fair play

Such has been the regularity of the BCCI and Supreme Court tussle and the never-ending cycle that has come with it, it must have made any cricket fan bored of the circus. So it did to me and it came to a point that it became a mere formality to check the proceedings to satiate the newsroom custom.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket12 days ago

India vs Windies | Takeaways: Ashwin’s seam position lesson and Pant’s wicket-keeping conundrum

India secured a convincing victory by a margin of an innings and 272 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the series. While there have been so many positives for India, our takeaways bring what India missed out in the Test match and how Rishabh Pant needs to work on his balance a lot more as a wicket-keeper.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket13 days ago

India vs Windies | Takeaways: Devendra Bishoo’s uninspiring display and Ravindra Jadeja’s moment to savour

India dominated the second consecutive day in the Test and secured a 555-run lead in the first innings after reducing the Windies to 94/6. In the game, Devendra Bishoo tried too hard to be as old-fashioned with the ball as possible, but the lack of bounce resulted in he was being completely negated.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket14 days ago

Missing Sehwag? No, we have Prithvi Shaw now

“It’s been the Shaw show. Congratulations Prithvi Shaw, abhi toh bas shuruaat hai, ladke mein bahut dum hai (This is just the beginning, the guy has a lot of potential).” Ignore my English translation and you won’t take more than a few seconds to guess who would have crafted this Tweet.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket14 days ago

India vs Windies | Takeaways: Rahul’s problems against induckers and Prithvi Shaw’s leg-side lesson

A Prithvi Shaw masterclass coupled with Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara’s half-centuries made sure that Windies had a terrible start to their tour. And in the process, KL Rahul lost a glorious opportunity to stake his claim as his problems against inswingers dragged on for one more Test.
Bastab K Parida