featurecricket5 months ago

IPL 2018 | 3 key battles in the Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Final

The two finalists - Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings - have faced each other three times this IPL and the former lost every time. And as the final is about to start, we take a look at 3 key battles that may well prove to be the decisive factor as far as the eventual result is concerned.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket5 months ago

How and why Chennai Super Kings will win IPL 2018

Chennai Super Kings have been synonymous with the Indian Premier League finalists over the past decade, even in the two seasons that they didn’t play. Returning to the league after a two-year ban, the yellow army has showed yet again why no other side knows the art of success better than them.
Subhayan Dutta
featurecricket5 months ago

How and why Sunrisers Hyderabad will win IPL 2018

For all the mess-up that Sunrisers Hyderabad committed in the last phase of the tournament, they have still been a force to be reckoned with in the IPL. Although Chennai Super Kings are veterans when it comes to the final, Sunrisers have enough potential in their ranks to knock them out.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket5 months ago

IPL 2018 | CSK vs KXIP- Winners and Losers ft. Lungi Ngidi, KKR and poor umpiring

Chennai Super Kings pulled off a routine win over Kings XI Punjab despite an initial stumble and numerous nervy moments in the game. However, while the game saw an unlikely star in Lungi Ngidi, who rose to the occasion to dismantle Punjab batsmen, it also encountered some cringeworthy umpiring.
Subhayan Dutta
featurecricket5 months ago

IPL 2018 | DD vs MI : Winners and Losers ft. Sandip Lamichhane, Glenn Maxwell and Prithvi Shaw

Mumbai Indians’ late-blooming run in IPL 2018 amounted to nothing as they eventually lost the must-win game against Delhi Daredevils, leaving the fourth spot wide open for the grabs. However, apart from them, Delhi also ended the game with players that they will have a hard look before next season.
Subhayan Dutta
featurecricket5 months ago

IPL 2018 | RCB vs SRH - Winners and losers ft. Bangalore fans, soft signal and Kolkata Knight Riders

Royal Challengers Bangalore lived up to their unpredictable tag and thrashed Sunrisers Hyderabad to take up the fourth position on the table. However, the ever-so passionate RCB fans and the tournament as a whole were the ultimate winners today for the way the tournament has been panning out.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket5 months ago

Indian cricket administration and their baseless resistance taking the game down

And here comes another resistance - BCCI doesn’t want to play Day-Night Test against Australia in the following summer and this came without any valid reason. While it would have been appreciated if there was any logic to the same, the problem actually lies in the blatant lack of foresight.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket6 months ago

IPL 2018 | Time running out for Mumbai Indians to address regular blunders

The only team to clinch the Indian Premier League title thrice, Mumbai Indians, have been a force to be reckoned with over the years, making it to the playoffs seven out of eight seasons since 2010. However, they have suffered a severe roadblock this year after losing five of their six games so far.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket6 months ago

IPL 2018 | SRH underline importance of bowlers in T20 format

If there are some narratives to how the IPL has unfolded in the first decade of its inception, it can easily be classified as Chennai Super Kings being the playoff merchants, Mumbai Indians the late bloomers, RCB the batting powerhouse, and Sunrisers Hyderabad the epitome of the role of bowlers.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket6 months ago

The Return of Cauvery Derby - T20 Cricket's most glorious rivalry

A stroll down the MG Road-Cunningham Road area in Bengaluru during the IPL season can be an emotionally toiling experience, especially if you are not a cricket fan. The usually pleasant road, which can be an introvert’s paradise on any other day, can be the most crowded place during an RCB gameday.
Bastab K Parida