featurecricket7 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
featurecricket8 months ago

Can Joe Root take England back to glory?

That Joe Root one day would go on to lead the England cricket team was never a surprise to anyone. For all those at Yorkshire who had seen the baby-faced boy hitting the leather with so much audacity, Root was obvious superstar-material from a very tender age.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket8 months ago

The selection dilemma: Rahane or Karun Nair?

The return of a fit Ajinkya Rahane means that Virat Kohli now has his trusted lieutenant back in the middle order. Indications from the team management suggest that he will make the playing XI in the Test against Bangladesh, but that would mean keeping out Karun Nair, last match's triple centurion.
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featurecricket9 months ago

It's time ICC introduced DRS in T20 cricket

For a format that has regularly seen new innovations and improvisation, T20 cricket has somehow been kept away from one of the most important technological advancements, the DRS. What has kept the ICC from introducing DRS in T20 cricket, the format that needs it the most?
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket9 months ago

India vs England | How and where India won the second T20I

After suffering a loss in the first T20I, India bounced back at Nagpur with a hard-fought 5-run victory over the visitors, courtesy of fantastic spells from Ashish Nehra and Jasprit Bumrah. It was the India pacer’s decision to resort to slower deliveries in the final overs which turned the match.
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featurecricket9 months ago

India vs England | How and where India lost the first T20I today

England have followed up their win in the last ODI at the Eden Gardens with a convincing 7-wicket over the hosts in the first T20I of the series. In what was arguably England’s most polished performance on this tour, it was the English pacers who shined at Kanpur.
Amlan Majumdar
featurecricket9 months ago

Rahul Dravid | The man who had to work for everything

Sportsmen have a knack of surprising their fans by doing unexpected things. But when Rahul Dravid turned down an honorary doctorate by Bangalore University stating that he would earn a doctorate degree by accomplishing academic research in the field of sport, no one was really surprised.
Faizan Qadiri
featurecricket9 months ago

India v England | India's predicted XI for the first T20I

After a record-breaking One-day series against England, India would look to dominate the 2016 ICC World T20 finalists in the first game of the T20I series at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. This game will be the first T20I match for Virat Kohli as the full-time captain of the Indian senior team.
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featurecricket9 months ago

Indian openers should step up now to bring home the Champions Trophy glory

The talent of the Indian openers is never in doubt, but the preparation and application need to be in sync if Kohli wants to win his first silverware sooner than later.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket9 months ago

Yuvi-Dhoni pair brings back the old memories

While Dhoni was calm and composed at one end playing second fiddle, Yuvraj was a veritable monster pulling, driving, and flicking the Englishmen all around the park.
Bastab K Parida