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Anirudh Suresh

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Just another 23-year-old whose life revolves around Sports.

featurecricket8 hours ago

SL vs IND | Winners and losers from the ODIs ft. Ravi Shastri, Prasidh Krishna and Manish Pandey

Sri Lanka were forced to dig deep to claim their first win over India in home soil in 9 years, so it’s only fair that SportsCafe, too, digs deep and brings back a long-gone article. It’s been almost a year, but today Winners and Losers makes a special comeback to lighten up your day.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket3 days ago

The Hundred | Game one: How it differed from T20, what was new, what worked and what didn’t

The Oval Invincibles and the Manchester Originals played out a nail-biter that proved to be the perfect curtain-raiser for The Hundred, but discourse about the actual cricket can wait. Let’s talk about The Hundred, its intricacies and what actually unfolded on day one of the competition.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket3 days ago

Takeaways from the ENG-PAK T20Is ft. Malan’s misery and the contrasting spin tales

Expectations were at an all-time-low heading into the T20Is, but England and Pakistan ended up producing a contender for the ‘Best bilateral T20I series of the year’, with all 3 matches proving to be prime-time blockbusters. But entertainment aside, there were plenty of learnings for both sides.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket4 days ago

SL vs IND | 2nd ODI Takeaways - Minod Bhanuka’s marked improvement and Shaw’s spin struggles

Losing, like winning, can be a habit, and Sri Lanka paid the price for conservatism with the ball as Deepak Chahar and Bhunveshwar Kumar helped India snatch victory from the jaws of defeat to seal a series win. India looked down and out at 193/7, but Chahar and Bhuvneshwar had other ideas.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket5 days ago

Why the 'inconsequential' ODIs could hold great importance for Mitchell Starc, Nicholas Pooran and others

You’ll have to go all the way back to 2013 to find the last instance of Australia and West Indies locking horns with each other in a bilateral ODI series.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket6 days ago

Ignored for four years, unstoppable Liam Livingstone has made himself undroppable

England have an embarrassment of riches in white-ball cricket, but heading into the T20 World Cup, Liam Livingstone might just be the most valuable commodity for the Three Lions.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket7 days ago

Redemption the overarching theme as ‘second string' India aim to conquer Lankan Soil

What interconnects Prithvi Shaw, Manish Pandey, Sanju Samson, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav and Navdeep Saini?
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket10 days ago

From Phil Salt’s A to Ben Stokes’ C: Grading English players who featured in the Pakistan ODIs

England might have hastily assembled a ‘C’ team for the ODIs against Pakistan, but most of them emerged on the other side with flying colors, registering an ‘A’ next to their name.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket11 days ago

The Hundred’s playing conditions aren’t quirky enough — here’s how the ECB can make it quirkier

The entirety of the United Kingdom needed a ray of hope, a tiny piece of good news to cling on to after enduring the mother of all heartbreaks at Wembley on Sunday, and the ECB’s announcement on Monday served as an antidote to the poison that was the Euro 2020 final.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket13 days ago

How different was Cricket the last time India toured Sri Lanka? Well, quite different

There was a time not too long ago that India toured Sri Lanka - and vice versa - so often that a bilateral series between the two sides made fans cry.
Anirudh Suresh