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Throwback Thursday | Sunil Gavaskar becomes first cricketer to scale Mt 10,000

Welcome to the series where we present you a moment, a game in history that has shaped the way the sport has been played, in our weekly segment 'Throwback Thursday'. This week, we look at the historic moment when Sunil Gavaskar became the first batsman to breach the 10,000-run landmark.
Bastab K Parida
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England vs Pakistan | 2nd Test at The Ageas Bowl - Statistical Preview

After pulling off an almost-impossible heist in the first Test at Old Trafford, England will be hoping to win their second straight series of the summer in the second Test against Pakistan at the Ageas Bowl. They will, however, be without their talisman Ben Stokes, who is on personal leave.
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What If Wednesday | What if Blackburn Rovers had signed Robert Lewandowski

It’s the spring of 2010 and the eruption of Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull forces Barcelona to travel by bus for their Champions League semifinal. More significantly, it halts Robert Lewandowski’s move to Blackburn Rovers and the Pole signs for Borussia Dortmund instead. But what if he didn’t?
Siddhant Lazar
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Truthful Tuesday | Boxing Day Test needs to move out of MCG for the better of the sport

The feeling of being let down despite having no expectations can be cruel and can break a person. And the MCG, over the course of the last decade, has broken many a person. In this Truthful Tuesday, we look at why the Boxing Day Test needs to move out of MCG for the better of the sport.
Anirudh Suresh
featuresports3 days ago

Overreaction Monday ft Andrea 'Professor' Pirlo, Gareth Bale’s regret and Frank Lampard’s tactical brain

Overthinking and over-reacting to situations is the human way but when it comes to football something clicks in a person that makes things comical, ludicrous and rarely sensible. That being said with the return of UEFA's premier European competitions, there were bound to be a few hare-brained ideas.
Siddhant Lazar
featuresports4 days ago

The Good, Bad and Ugly ft Salary Caps, Test cricket’s greatest advert and the Sarfraz Ahmed controversy

Another week goes by and 2020 continues to deteriorate and get even worse but that has left us with a lot to talk about in this week’s edition of ‘Good, Bad and Ugly’. From the English football making sensible moves, to a boxing controversy to shocking redundancies but the world keeps spinning.
Siddhant Lazar
featurecricket4 days ago

Old Trafford win a sign from the gods for England to do away with five-bowler ploy

The victory at Old Trafford on Day 4, aside from being a relief for England - they snapped a losing streak; England had lost the first match in each of their last five Test series - also ended up teaching the home side many a valuable lesson.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket5 days ago

ENG vs PAK | Old Trafford Day 4 Talking Points: Naseem Shah, Jos Buttler and everything in between

A stand-out partnership between Chris Wokaes and Jos Buttler ensured that England snatched the win from the jaws of defeat to secure a 1-0 series lead against Pakistan. While the hosts can enjoy the win, Naseem Shah’s reinvention wrote a new chapter in the pacer’s way to perceived greatness.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket5 days ago

The long and short of the unique corporate race for IPL title sponsorship

So VIVO has dropped the ultimate bombshell, leaving the BCCI sponsorless for the hottest property in the cricketing world in the middle of a health and economic crisis around the world. With Jio, Amazon, Byju’s being the front-runners in the race, what would you really make out of it?
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket5 days ago

England’s fascinating love-hate relationship with keepers

Last year, following the World Cup final win over New Zealand, England thanked all the gods possible for giving them two of the best limited-overs wicketkeepers in the entire world. England and Andrew Strauss’ seeds that saw Jos Buttler and Jonny Bairstow emerge bore them the plumpest of fruits.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam