Nishad Bapat

writer

featurecricket4 months ago

Temba Bavuma: A liability for South Africa in T20Is

A leader of the national team is supposed to inspire others with his exploits, but Temba Bavuma seems to be an exception to this norm. Bavuma has been consistently erratic in getting out early in the innings while other quality batters have been waiting for their opportunity in the wings.
Nishad Bapat
featurecricket5 months ago

Pakistan must work on their batting to yield rich dividends at T20 World Cup 2022

With T20 World Cup 2022 to be played soon, Pakistan not winning the Asia Cup might be a thing to worry about for them. The tournament has exposed their weak links in the batting unit and they should look to find a solution to them as soon as possible.
Nishad Bapat
featurecricket5 months ago

India’s Asia Cup debacle and boxes they must tick before T20 World Cup

India’s recent failure in Asia Cup has raised many questions regarding their preparation for the upcoming T20 World Cup, to be played in Australia from October 16 onwards. Ravindra Jadeja’s unavailability has stung them but there are many other things to be worked upon by team management.
Nishad Bapat
featurecricket6 months ago

Alex Hales making a strong case for inclusion in England's World Cup squad

Jason Roy’s recent string of low scores might be a cause of concern for England in the build-up to the T20 World Cup. On the other hand, Alex Hales has been making waves with his performance in T20 leagues around the world, making a strong case for his inclusion in the England team by replacing Roy.
Nishad Bapat
featurecricket6 months ago

No. 4 should be the ideal position for Suryakumar Yadav in the 2022 T20 World Cup

With a lot of depth in the talent pool and fierce competition for a spot in the team, India will be looking to set their playing combination for T20 World Cup. With KL Rahul and Virat Kohli returning, number 4 seems to be the ideal position for Suryakumar Yadav where he can prosper in World Cup.
Nishad Bapat
featurecricket6 months ago

South African batting unit generates glimmer of hope

South Africa has always been tagged as chokers in ICC tournaments and they have crumbled in pressure situations multiple times. The 2022 T20 World Cup is not far away and they can lift the trophy this time with a batting unit capable to pull it off.
Nishad Bapat
featurecricket6 months ago

Commonwealth Games 2022: A stepping stone for cricket to be in Olympics

Cricket has been added for the second time in Commonwealth Games after 1998 but this time it could be the start of the sport’s global journey. The move will benefit women’s cricket and especially the sport as a whole making it popular worldwide for sure.
Nishad Bapat
featurecricket6 months ago

Dinesh Chandimal: Red-ball cricket's underrated phenom

When Sri Lanka was going through a transition period after the retirement of their big guns, Dinesh Chandimal was supposed to lead the batting unit in Tests but failed to do so. However, he has inked a turnaround in his career this year piling up runs with unbelievable consistency.
Nishad Bapat
featurecricket7 months ago

A wobbly start for Jos Buttler and Co. with their traditional aggressive approach

Since their terrible campaign in World Cup 2015, England enjoyed significant success in one-dayers with a revamped approach under Eoin Morgan’s captaincy. But now, as Jos Buttler has taken over the leadership role, their attacking approach hasn’t provided the ideal start that he would have liked.
Nishad Bapat
featurecricket7 months ago

Resting Yuzvendra Chahal for West Indies T20Is might go wrong

Yuzvendra Chahal is currently the best spinner for India in T20Is and his place in the team is of utmost importance for the World Cup. So, resting the front-line of the spinner of the team for the West Indies series, which will be important in the build-up to the World Cup was an unnecessary move.
Nishad Bapat