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Ashes 2017 | Talking points from Day 3 of the first Test

After ending two days in England’s shadow, Day 3 well and truly belonged to Australia thanks to a brilliant unbeaten 141 by Steve Smith who was well assisted by Pat Cummins (42). After taking a slender lead, Australia managed to restrict England to 33/2 by the end of the day’s play in Brisbane.
Faizan Qadiri
featurecricketa day ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Talking points from Day 1 of the second Test

After R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja broke through the Sri Lankan defence with relative ease, claiming seven wickets, India restricted the Lankans to a miserly score of 205. However, India failed to get a good start with the bat, as KL Rahul was dismissed early as India ended the day with 11/1.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa day ago

Ashes 2017 | Talking points from Day 2 of the first Test

After ending Day 1 with a score of 196/4, David Malan (56) and Moeen Ali (38) added 50 runs, before the former perished to bring an end to the 83-run stand. In the second innings, the Australian top order collapsed for 76/4 before Steve Smith (64*) and Shaun Marsh (44*) guided the hosts to 165/4.
Faizan Qadiri
featurefootball2 days ago

ISL 2017 Analysis | Clinical Chennaiyin outclass North East United

A clinical Chennaiyin FC side saw off a lackluster NorthEast United, who showed a surprisingly degrading display, by a score of 3-0 at the Marina Arena today. Chennaiyin outplayed and outfoxed their opponents from the first whistle till the last and the final result was a testament to their efforts.
Subhayan Dutta
featurecricket2 days ago

Ashes 2017 | Talking points from Day 1 of the first Test

Joe Root won the toss to kick off the 2018 Ashes and opted to bat first on a surface that could have been a tricky one. Despite losing Alastair Cook as early as the third over, James Vince (83) and Mark Stoneman (53) ensured that the visitors finished Day 1 with a commendable 196/4 on the board.
Faizan Qadiri
featurefootball3 days ago

ISL 2018 analysis | Delhi Dynamos outplay FC Pune City at the Balewadi Stadium

Delhi Dynamos defeated Pune City 3-2 in their opening game of the ISL, which could be divided into two drastically different halves. However, Pune coach Ranko Popovic would only want to remember his side's positive first-half display and prevent the indisciplined second half that cost them the game.
Subhayan Dutta
featurecricket3 days ago

Ashes 2017 | How England can tame the Australian beast Down Under

It was a warm afternoon on Day 3 of the Sydney Test in the 2013/14 Ashes series Down Under and the SCG had ‘turned pink’, celebrating another year of the McGrath Foundation. The home crowd had more reasons to celebrate as Australia completed a 5-0 whitewash over England, with the wicket of Rankin.
Chandrasekar V
featurecricket6 days ago

Talking points from Day 4 of India-Sri Lanka Test Match

After Rangana Herath’s heroics gave Sri Lanka a late resurgence on Day 4 to help them get an impressive 123-run lead over India, the hosts started aggressively through Dhawan (94) and Rahul (73*) and cancelled it no time and ended the day with a 49-run lead to wrest control away from the visitors.
Subhayan Dutta
featurecricket7 days ago

Talking points from Day 3 of India-Sri Lanka Test Match

Sri Lanka have dominated proceedings in the Test so far and the trend continued on Day 3 as well, with the home side restricted to just 172 in the first innings. In reply, riding on a 99-run partnership between Angelo Mathews (52) and Lahiru Thirimanne (51), they have closed the gap to just 7 runs.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball8 days ago

ISL 2017 Analysis | Kerala and Kolkata draw "noisy" season opener

In a replay of last season's final, there was very little to separate Kerala Blasters and Atletico de Kolkata who played out a goalless draw at the in Kochi in the season opener today. Zequinha came closest to breaking the deadlock but his curling effort from distance could only find the woodwork.
Faizan Qadiri