featurecricket18 days ago

WI vs AFG | Takeaways – Ikram Ali Khil’s brilliant elevation and West Indies’ future in safe hands

In what happens to be a dead rubber, both Afghanistan and West Indies brought their A game to the fore and put up a solid fight till the very last ball. Afghanistan remained winless throughout the tournament while West Indies registered an emphatic win to end up with five wins in their basket.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricket21 days ago

WI vs SL | Takeaways – Avishka Fernando scales new heights and Sri Lanka’s over-reliance on Lasith Malinga

Sri Lanka snatched their third win by beating the Windies in a run-fest. After Avishka Fernando’s century set the stage ablaze, West Indies replied with a fiery ton by Nicholas Pooran. Thanks to their experienced men, Sri Lanka managed to pull things back in the last three overs and pull off a win.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricket25 days ago

IND vs WI | Takeaways - Jason Holder’s amazing spell of lethality and MS Dhoni’s “weird” innings

On the back of yet another stunning display by the bowling unit, India got the better of West Indies by 125 runs and closed themselves to a semifinal spot. While Jason Holder bowled a spell of grit and class, MS Dhoni’s innings was not a classic Dhoni by any means and left a lot to be desired for.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Qualification scenarios: How has the semi-final race panned out after England’s loss to Australia

England’s loss to Australia has not only resulted in the hosts being in danger of missing out on a semifinal spot but it also meant other teams’ chances of qualifying have increased drastically. While Australia have already entered the semis, South Africa and Afghanistan are eliminated entirely.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricketa month ago

NZ vs WI | Takeaways - Windies’ plan of going full and New Zealand’s converse bowling tactics

Kane Williamson played another innings of supernatural class but that triumphed Carlos Brathwaite's innings of the lifetime to help the Kiwis win the thriller by five runs. Windies, meanwhile, tried to bring a change to their bowling plans but that failed to change their narrative.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricketa month ago

One-dimensional approach - West Indies’ biggest let down

One of the most defining images of this World Cup so far was the celebration of a young Sheldon Cottrell after dismissing Glenn Maxwell with his express pace and the ability to bounce out. Or was that, a stoic Shai Hope going down on his knees to play a lovely cover drive off Nathan Coulter-Nile.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricketa month ago

WI vs BAN | Takeaways – Shakib Al Hasan’s counter-attack and Liton Das’ litmus test

Bangladesh fired on all cylinders and gunned down a challenging total of 322 with seven wickets and 51 deliveries to spare against West Indies. Shakib Al Hasan and Liton Das not only steadied the Bangladeshi ship but also accelerated brilliantly after it ran into troubled waters in the middle overs.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | West Indies' predicted XI for the encounter against Bangladesh

In a matchup between two teams who have an outside chance of making it into the semifinals of the World Cup, West Indies will definitely started as the favorites. However, they will need to be at the top of their game with Bangladesh already giving a few teams a run for their money in this WC.
Faizan Qadiri
featurecricketa month ago

ENG vs WI | Takeaways - Joe Root's all-round supremacy and England's promising pace attack

England romped home to another convincing victory against the power packed West Indies by eight wickets to advance to the second spot on the points table. West Indies didn't even put up a fight and barring Nicholas Pooran, none of the Windies' batsmen managed to cross the 50-run mark.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | England's predicted XI for the game against West Indies

After stumbling against Pakistan at Trent Bridge, England came back in some style dismantling Bangladesh to secure a 106-run win. With rains expected to have a say in this game as well, England’s brand of attacking cricket might actually help them out if the game time is reduced.
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