featurecricket11 days 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
featurecricket12 days 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
featurecricket12 days ago

How and why India will win Champions Trophy final against Pakistan

Rivalries have always been the very basis on which a sport is able to build its success, be it Ali vs Frazier (Boxing), Brazil vs Argentina (Football), Federer vs Nadal (Tennis) or India vs Pakistan, in their respective sports. When the two great rivals take the field, it a spectacle to behold.
Faizan Qadiri
featurecricket25 days ago

Champions Trophy | How and where India won the game against Pakistan

India got their CT campaign off to a perfect start with a 124-run win over Pakistan today. But even before the match turned into a foregone conclusion, it was clear that the match was a tactical blunder by Pakistan. Here is a look at how India secured the dominating win over their eternal rivals.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket25 days ago

5 times India Vs Pakistan matches became too hot to handle

Inda Vs Pakistan matches have always been one of the most fiercely contested fixtures on the cricket field. However, there have also been times where the emotions have spilt over from both sets of players. Here are 5 such times when tempers flared during an Indo-Pak encounter.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa month ago

Just how much did Sachin mean to us?

The aspiration for success is the single most natural thing in the world. It is not a trait unique to human beings alone; it is the very fundament upon which nature exists. It is what gives rise to evolution and results in life as we know it.
Sarath Chandra
featurecricket6 months ago

Five of the most severe on-field injuries in cricket

Cricket is never intended to be a blood sport, but its physical threat has always been a cause for concern since its inception and has led to changes in the rules many a time. But despite all that the sport hasn’t been free from severe injuries every once in a while.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket7 months ago

Five ball-tampering incidents that caused a stir in world cricket

With the ball-tampering controversy involving South Africa's Faf du Plessis and allegations on Indian captain Virat Kohli grabbing the headlines everywhere, we take a look at ball-tampering incidents that rocked the world of cricket.
Samarendranath Soory
featurecricket7 months ago

How India can lose the No. 1 ranking to Pakistan by next month

India are sitting pretty at the top of the ICC Test rankings at the moment with a 6-point lead over Pakistan. But is India’s place really safe? Could things change drastically by the end of their on-going series against England?
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket9 months ago

2007 World T20 – India's 'I was there' moment

The open bus victory parade on the rainy streets of Mumbai that followed was a spectacle that none would ever forget. The rain didn’t deter the city from coming out on the streets and applaud the team and a sport they had turned their backs on a few months back.
Bastab K Parida