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Aakash Sivasubramaniam

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Grew up watching the Aussies rule the game, and turned an ardent fan of the game seeing India lift the World Cup.

featuresports17 hours ago

Satire Saturday | ICC plans to revolutionise cricket; including changes like face masks and sanitizers

It is the middle of summer in the hot and dry country - Dubai, where incidentally is also ICC’s headquarters and the hottest point of our discussion - the meeting which plans to revolutionize cricket. The council, headed by the chairman, Shashank Manohar is all set to make a big decision.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricketa day ago

Saliva gone, sweat and efforts remain bowlers' only friends

A wise man once said that ‘Cricket was, is and will always be a batsman’s game,’ and he has been right pretty much for over 200 years now since cricket began. But it's high time that things start to change and what better way to start than removing one of bowlers’ close allies - saliva.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket2 days ago

IPL SRL | RCB vs MI Evaluation Chart - Rohit Sharma ton helps Mumbai breach Bengaluru fort

Opting to bowl first, Mumbai Indians got off to the worst start possible, with RCB putting up 184 on board after the first innings. However, the home side were not aware of the tricks Rohit and co had up in their sleeves, as an unbeaten century from the Indian opener took Mumbai home.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports3 days ago

Throwback Thursday | MS Dhoni - Hardik Pandya stage unlikely comeback win for India against Bangladesh

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 India’s unlikely win against Bangladesh in the do-or-die encounter in WT20 2016 that left fans hysteric.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket6 days ago

Five players who never hit a six in their ODI careers

ODI cricket was always considered the flashier format of cricket before T20 was invented, with sixes flying across all parts of the ground, with batsmen like Chris Gayle and MS Dhoni putting balls beyond the ground. But on the contrary, there are also batsmen who never hit a six.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket7 days ago

Super Sixes SRL | Pak vs Ind Evaluation Chart - Shoaib Malik-Asif Ali partnership helps Pakistan sail Indian boat

Opting to bowl first, Pakistan got off to the best of starts, reducing the Indian batting-order to 53/3 before a late splurge from Pant and Iyer took them to 162/6. The chase was rather easy for the hosts, with a five-star start from the openers before Shoaib Malik took them home comfortably.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports9 days ago

Friday Fights | The Big ODI Fight - Hardik Pandya vs Dinesh Mongia

One walked out to bat with a serious expression, intending to cause harm to the bowlers with his sweeps, and the other, with a rather joyful expression with the goal of depositing the bowlers outside the ground. Yes, this week, we have Dinesh Mongia go head-to-head against Hardik Pandya.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket11 days ago

Champions League SRL | CSK vs TKR Evaluation Chart - Darren Bravo’s 62 enough for TKR to ease past CSK

In an encounter of the two brothers, it was the younger one - Darren Bravo, who came up with a match-winning knock of 62 to lead the Trinbago Knight Riders to an emphatic victory. In the bowling department, it was the magic spell from Sekugge Prasanna, who picked up 3-25 to help the visitors.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket12 days ago

Champions League SRL | RCB vs SS Evaluation Chart - Kohli and Morris lead RCB’s charge against Sixers

RCB did not let their momentum die out, with an impressive victory against the BBL side, Sydney Sixers in a one-sided encounter at home. For the IPL side, it was skipper Virat Kohli, whose 48 led the initial charge, before the late surge from all-rounder Chris Morris both with bat and ball.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket13 days ago

Champions League SRL | TKT vs CSK Evaluation Chart - Ambati Rayudu’s heroics enough to take CSK home

After going down to a Caribbean side earlier in the competition, CSK finally recovered from the defeat with a 39-runs victory against the Trinbago Knight Riders. For the Indian side, it was Ambati Rayudu’s 81 off 46 deliveries alongside an inspired bowling effort from Imran Tahir in the middle.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam