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Gantavya Adukia

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featurecricket11 days ago

Sri Lanka: Simply red-hot or genuine contenders for the World T20?

The Sri Lanka cricket team was cold for a long, long time, but all of a sudden they have awakened the beast within and put up perhaps the most spectacular hot streak of the summer, only behind England's Bazball shenanigans. There just seems to be one question now: do they dare to dream?
Gantavya Adukia
featurecricket18 days ago

The echo of Virat Kohli’s ton resonates beyond the cricket field

In many ways, it is futile to contain the implications of Virat Kohli's majestic 71st century into measly words, so take this as a tribute to the moments when he once again managed to sway an entire country to the tune of his bat.
Gantavya Adukia
featurecricketa month ago

Kevin O'Brien | International cricket’s perpetual giant-slayer that made Ireland a force to reckon with

Kevin O'Brien's retirement well and truly marks the end of an era in Irish cricket. Here is an ode to the stocky all-rounder that made it a habit to win all David versus Goliath battles and prove that his country may be the underdogs, but one that is capable of slaying the giants on any given day.
Gantavya Adukia
featurecricketa month ago

Cricket’s future is destined to be franchises at the moment, the only question is WHEN

ICC's latest FTP seems to have provided solace to those gunning for international cricket's survival, considering the increased number of games and no windows for leagues. However, these plans appear to be superficial or worse, forced, and it is high time ICC recognises the sport's changing trends.
Gantavya Adukia
featurecricket2 months ago

Babar Azam is bringing the glory days back to Pakistan

Babar Azam has brought the spotlight back on Pakistan Cricket after long by quietly building his reputation as the world's finest batsman while all eyes stayed fixated on the fab four. He is perhaps the greatest beacon of hope for 22 crore people and it is time we all started acknowledging it.
Gantavya Adukia
featurecricket2 months ago

Analysing the legitimacy of concerns over Virat Kohli's form and legacy

Virat Kohli set the bar too high early on in his career for his own good, failing to scale the same heights of late. However, whether his slump an ordinary drop as is the case for most sportsmen or is it one that will hurt his legacy to no ends, is the question this article aims to answer.
Gantavya Adukia
featurecricket2 months ago

India's selection conundrum deepens with problem of plenty ahead of 2023 World Cup

The first ODI against West Indies served as a reminder of the plethora of batting options India has at its disposal. The management will need to sort out the likely candidates for the next World Cup as soon as possible to avoid a repeat of previous ICC events which ended in failure.
Gantavya Adukia
featurecricket2 months ago

One Day Internationals: Jack of all trades, master of none

One Day Internationals are getting more and more redundant as cricket evolves, slowly losing favour amongst the players, fans and organizers as highlighted by Ben Stokes' retirement. It is high time for the ICC to have serious discussions about the format’s future to save ODIs from extinction.
Gantavya Adukia
featurecricket3 years ago

IND vs SA | South Africa's predicted XI for the first Test in Visakhapatnam

After a disastrous outing in the subcontinent in 2015 apart from a dismal record of late in the region, the visitors will be eager to redeem some pride by opening their World test Championship campaign on a high. With some notable retirements recently, the playing XI will be a relatively young one.
Gantavya Adukia
featurecricket3 years ago

IND vs SA | India’s predicted XI for first Test in Visakhapatnam

After honours were shared in the T20 series, world number one India will be looking to exploit home conditions to trump the Proteas as they enter the series being overwhelming favourites. With a record 11 consecutive home series wins at stake, a couple of changes from the Caribbean tour seem likely.
Gantavya Adukia