featuresports6 months ago

Twitter reacts as Gambhir shocks fans by sending Narine to open innings

The Twitterati lost it when Gautam Gambhir decided to replace Chris Lynn with Sunil Narine as his opening partner against KXIP. Narine proved to be an able deputy for the Aussie, grabbing the opportunity with both hands with a brilliant 37 off 18 balls.
SportsCafe Desk
featuresports7 months ago

Why picking George Bailey would've improved Australia's chances against India?

The current series between India and Australia is proving to be a nail-biting one. Teams like South Africa, New Zealand, and England have arrived in the heart of the sub-continent to muster up a grand fight, aiming perhaps against plausible logic to mow down India at home. Never an easy task.
Dev Tyagi
featuresports8 months ago

Biggest rivalries in sports history

An action movie is only as good at its antagonist. In a similar vein, it is the opponent and the challenges he throws that define the magnitude of a rivalry.
Amlan Majumdar
featuresports9 months ago

Can India replicate the American College sport system?

In America, the collegiate sports exists as a substitute to the youth system followed by the Europeans. With their own governing bodies and cash rich competitive leagues, college sports thrive on a scale almost equal to that of its professional counterpart. Will such a system work in India?
Manu S Jagan
featuresports9 months ago

Manchester United vs Liverpool: Match Preview

This rivalry needs no introduction. Fixtures don’t come bigger than this in the Premier League. Manchester United entertain Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday as we enter round 21 of the Premier League.
featuresports10 months ago

2016 | The Year Of The Underdog - Story No. 10

The last story of our Underdog series is dedicated to the biggest of the underdogs - all the women who were not given their deserved due but yet conquered the odds to make India proud in the year gone by. The year saw Indian women convincingly outshine the men and save us the blushes.
Faizan Qadiri
featuresports10 months ago

2016 | The Year Of the Under Dog Story No. 9

Rafaela Silva gave Brazil their first Gold medal of the Rio Olympics by winning the 57-kilogram division of Judo, and it is a medal which many felt that the nation did not deserve, least the society which gave very little to her and almost took everything away.
SportsCafe Desk
featuresports10 months ago

Best sports tweets of 2016

Social media these days brings out the best and the worst of the people. We prefer the humorous side, though, and throughout the year 2016 that has been a mixed bag for Indian sports, the fans have produced some hilariously memorable stuff on Twitter. Here are the best of them.
SportsCafe Desk
featuresports10 months ago

2016 | The Year Of the Under Dog- Story No. 8

For a team that had finished 3rd in their group by drawing all of their first three matches and then reached the final by winning just one knock-out match in regular time, any normal fan would have scoffed at Portugal's chances of Euro 2016. Cristiano Ronaldo and co defied the odds to exactly that.
Samarendranath Soory
featuresports10 months ago

2016 | The Year Of the Under Dog- Story No. 7

Our No.7 story in the underdog series features the Assam Ranji Team that achieved the unthinkable by entering the semi-finals of the 2015-16 Ranji Trophy. With a concrete vision and sound execution, Assam proved that they have the capability to take on the big boys of the Indian domestic circuit.
Bastab K Parida