featurecricket3 months ago

India vs New Zealand | How and where India won third ODI in Kanpur

India registered a last-over win against New Zealand through some magnificent death bowling by Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah as the hosts restricted the Kiwis to 331/7. While the death bowling was the highlight of the match, India also won some mini-battles on their way to 2-1 series victory.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket3 months ago

India vs New Zealand | How and where India won second ODI in Pune

India convincingly thrashed New Zealand by six wickets in the second ODI in Pune to level the series 1-1, thanks to some disciplined bowling and sensible batting. India, basically, didn't make the same mistakes that cost them the first match and made sure they played according to their plans.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket3 months ago

India vs New Zealand | How and where India lost first ODI in Mumbai

New Zealand managed to exploit the chinks in the Indian armoury and thanks to some composed batting by Tom Latham and Ross Taylor, coupled with Trent Boult's brilliance, won the first game at the Wankhede. Bad decisions and top order changes put a halt to India's magnificent home run.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket8 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
featurecricketa year ago

Top five instances when teams lost the Test despite scoring 500 in the first innings

Bangladesh declared their first innings at 595/8 against a strong New Zealand bowling attack- This tells you the story of the Bangladesh cricket’s coming of age that had long been facing challenges aplenty to rub shoulders with the big boys. But this is just the half the story.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa year ago

5 Close One-day encounters between India and New Zealand

The current ODI series between India and New Zealand is staged perfectly at 2-2. With an engrossing battle to follow today, both the teams would try to seal the series in their favour. In the wake of it, SportsCafe presents you five close encounters that kept the fans on the edge of their seat.
Nawang Chugh
featurecricketa year ago

Hardik Pandya- The answer to India’s long quest for the seam-bowling all-rounder!

When the Indian squad for the ODI series against New Zealand was announced by the MSK Prasad-led selection committee, some choices raised eyebrows. The selectors took some wise calls in resting Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami looking at the long home season ahead.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricketa year ago

India's predicted line-up for the first ODI against New Zealand

Injuries to several regular batsmen and the selection panel's decision to rest key bowlers ahead of the first ODI against New Zealand, at least four to five places have opened up in the Indian team. We take a look at a possible starting XI for Sunday's match at Dharmasala.
Samarendranath Soory
featurecricketa year ago

5 best run chases in ODI history

From the days of the great Australian teams at the turn of the new millennium to the new hard-hitters of World cricket, the game has changed drastically. Anyone who follows cricket can agree on one fact that the sport is strongly biased against bowlers.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa year ago

Twitterati doesn't spare Shikhar Dhawan after he fails to score big once again

India ended the day at 227/8 thanks to Rohit Sharma's brilliant 82 in the second innings. India were in a spot of bother despite the 112 run lead in the first innings after losing a host of early wickets. The Twitterati were at it once again as Dhawan scored just 17 in the second innings.
SportsCafe Desk
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