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Harshit Anand

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Always wanted to get paid for watching cricket, here I am blabbering my thoughts on the game we all love dearly.

featurecricket5 days ago

SL vs IND | 1st T20I: Today I Learnt - Samson fails to deliver, Chahal roars back and Chameera's X-factor

After India looked set to post 180 on the board, thanks to brilliant knocks by Shikhar Dhawan and Suryakumar Yadav, the hosts fought back valiantly to restrict the Men in Blue to 164. With Yuzvendra Chahal returning to his best, the Lankans failed to deliver, though Asalanka waged a lone battle.
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featurecricket6 days ago

Spots up for grabs as India brace for last hurrah before WT20

Against the expectations, the ODI leg of the white-ball series between India and Sri Lanka turned out to be close, with two games delivering edge-of-the-seat thrillers. Now comes the much-awaited T20Is, and for India, it will have great significance as it will be their final series before the WT20.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket7 days ago

Takeaways for India from County XI game ft. The KL Rahul show, Pujara-Agarwal conundrum and Jadeja > Vihari

Playing a tour game ahead of any Test series was the norm before, with the world in the right order. But ever since the pandemic, most of the teams have been forced to prepare for any series with intra-squad games instead, something that India were also subject to, ahead of the WTC finale.
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featurecricket12 days ago

SL vs IND 1st ODI Takeaways | Kuldeep's improved show, Shaw needs to convert and Lanka's ludicrous approach

There is only one England team that's playing today but the English brand of cricket was even on display in Colombo as the Indian batters thrashed the Lankan bowlers to win the first ODI comprehensively. Earlier, Sri Lanka's batting got exposed yet again, owing to their 'extreme' approach.
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featurecricket12 days ago

Evaluating India's potential playing XI for Sri Lanka ODIs ft. Possible contenders and SC's picks 

One of the most exciting things surrounding the upcoming series between India and Sri Lanka has to be India's possible XI, given the bunch of exciting options that they have at their disposal. For almost every slot, there are quite a few quality options that India will have the liberty to pick from.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket13 days ago

Takeaways for Australia from the Windies series ft. Unimpressive fringe pacers, Marsh's golden run and finishers conundrum

Taking the field after a long gap of four months with a weakened unit, Australia were up for a massive challenge against West Indies, with a lot to draw from the series with the T20 World Cup in sight. Let's take a look at where Australia stand and what they found out from their series loss.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket15 days ago

KulCha: A nostalgic reunion, but let us tone down our expectations

Colombo will mark the return of the famed duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal, popularly known as KulCha, to the foray after they scalped five wickets amongst themselves in the intra-squad game. If India can get their wrist-spin duo back to their best, nothing can beat the majesty of that.
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featurecricket16 days ago

Takeaways for Pakistan from the England series ft. Babar silencing critics and Shadab-Faheem's poor run

The very existence of Pakistan cricket turns the sport more fascinating. They bring the element of uncertainty to the next level and never disappoint when it comes to delivering extremes on the field of cricket.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket23 days ago

Prithivi Shaw is an outrageous talent - but sending him to England is akin to throwing him under the bus

Change is the only constant in life. And in a matter of months, opinions and perceptions, change so much so that it's almost jaw-dropping. But that's what runs can do. Who knows it better than the man in red-hot form - Prithvi Shaw.
Harshit Anand
featurecricketa month ago

Learnings for West Indies from the South Africa T20Is ft. Horrendous spin show and the rise of Fabian Allen

The all-stars West Indies side is generally known to assemble in the ICC events, but they were close to full-strength in the bilateral series against South Africa yet ended up on the losing side. It was a harsh reality check for them as they continue to build up towards defending their WT20 title.
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