featurecricket5 days ago

Virat Kohli : a shrewd strategist or a lucky successor

When Lahiru Kumara was bowled out off a Ravichandran Ashwin delivery, the second Sri Lankan innings came to an end and with it, India registered yet another comprehensive win and clean-swept the series 3-0 for the first time ever on foreign soil. The win marked India's eighth consecutive series win.
Rohan Chawla
featurecricket10 days ago

Ravindra Jadeja’s five best Test performances in last two years

In the latest ICC Test rankings, Ravindra Jadeja has maintained his top position on the bowlers list but for the first time in his career, he has achieved the No. 1 position among all-rounders. In the process, the Saurashtra lad has also established himself as the lynchpin of the Indian Test side.
Divya Sahu
featurecricket22 days ago

Not compromising on pace no matter what: How Umesh Yadav braved all odds

Former Australian pace bowler Glenn McGrath has applauded Indian bowler Umesh Yadav for his consistency and understanding of the workload management needed to sustain a fast bowling career. The boy from Deori endured a lot before making path-breaking progress in the international circuit.
Subhayan Dutta
featurecricket25 days ago

Why Shikhar Dhawan should be India's preferred opener in Tests

Shikhar Dhawan made a scintillating return to the Indian Test team scoring a 168-ball 190 to put India into a commanding position by finishing the first day with 399/3 on the board. Dhawan opened the innings for India after a gap of almost two years as the position owned by Murali Vijay.
Rohan Chawla
featurecricketa month ago

Why Ravi Shastri is the right man for the Indian coaching job

After much hue and cry, Ravi Shastri was finally named the coach of the Indian cricket team. The former Indian skipper beat competition from the likes of former Indian opener Virender Sehwag and former Sri Lankan coach Tom Moody, among others to secure the prestigious, but challenging position.
Rohit George
featurecricketa month ago

Coach's selection - A captain's call in Indian cricket

The superstar culture in Indian cricket has been prevalent since ages and has left its imprints on the history of the sport in the country. The issue resurfaced after the CAC announced its decision to delay naming the new coach until their meet with Indian skipper Virat Kohli.
Rohan Chawla
featurecricket2 months ago

Is MS Dhoni the finisher a spent force now?

When Mohammed Shami became Jason Holder's fifth victim in the 4th ODI, the camera turned towards a certain MS Dhoni. Sitting in the dressing room with eyes hollow, face blank, his mind at a distant place, it was a far cry from the unemotional exterior that has defined his aura as a cricketer.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 months ago

Why the existence of one-day format is very important for the sport

The recently concluded ICC Champions Trophy in which Pakistan upset India to win the Trophy at The Oval could be the last edition of the tournament if a series of proposed changes are ratified at the ongoing Annual General Meeting of the International Cricket Council in London.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 months ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | How and where India lost the final against Pakistan

While Fakhar Zaman (114) and Mohammad Amir (3/16) were the headline makers in Pakistan's maiden Champions Trophy triumph against India, it was the Men in Blue's errors that had a major impact on the result. Even before the coin was in the air, India had made their first mistake of the final.
Faizan Qadiri
featurecricket2 months ago

Why Pakistan can win the Champions Trophy

Pakistan have already exceeded expectations by reaching the Champions Trophy final and one should not be surprised if Sarfaraz Ahmed and his team defy the odds once again to dethrone India in the final. Given the way Pakistan have played so far, here's how they can beat India in the final.
Rohit George