featurecricket2 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
featurecricket2 months ago

Kohli's absence has robbed the finish of its sheen

In many ways, Virat Kohli missing the decider against Australia with an injury has robbed the finish to the high-profile series of its sheen, given the verbal exchanges, Steven Smith’s “brain fade” and a leading Australian newspaper describing Kohli as the “Donald Trump of world sport.”
Sanjay Rajan
featurecricket2 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
featurecricket2 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
featurecricket3 months ago

Exclusive: Rishabh Pant opens up about Dhoni, India debut, and captaincy

When the news of Rishabh Pant's selection as the captain of the Delhi Vijay Hazare Trophy side, which comprises experienced stars like Gautam Gambhir, Ashish Nehra, and Shikhar Dhawan, broke out, many people looked at it with skepticism. However, amid all these, Pant is keeping his calm.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket3 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
featurecricket3 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
featurecricket3 months 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
featurecricket3 months 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
featurecricket3 months ago

Rahul Dravid - A perfectionist he is!

He was was not destined to be a champion but he was determined to be one - He is the perfectionist.
Puttaradhya Siddaraj