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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.

featuresports13 hours ago

Friday Fights | The Big ODI Fight - Chris Cairns vs Abdul Razzaq

Two of the greatest all-rounders from their countries, Chris Cairns and Abdul Razzaq were unstoppable forces in their heydays - two stars could change the complexion of the game. They had the maverick ability to enthrall the spectators as such was with their ability to play blockbuster cricket.
Harshit Anand
featuresports12 days ago

Overreaction Monday ft. Restaurant gate, Asif's age fraud claims and Sachin's DRS take

The cricketing world is a riveting one which is loved by the masses and they feel so deeply about the game that often social media turns into a parliament of opinion/debates. Be it boards, players, experts, fans, this week was one hell of a week, full of overreactions and polarizing opinions.
Harshit Anand
featuresports16 days ago

Throwback Thursday | Kusal Perera's otherworldly 153* helps Sri Lanka secure historic Test win in Durban

Welcome to our series where we bring you a moment, a game in history that has shaped the way the sport has been played, in our segment weekly ‘Throwback Thursday.' This week, we go back to the Durban Test 2019 where Kusal Perera sent shock waves in the world helping Lanka to an unbelievable win.
Harshit Anand
featuresports17 days ago

What if Wednesday | What if Amol Muzumdar made his Test debut for India in the 1996 England tour

One of India's biggest issues in the mid-90s and early 2000s was the lack of quality openers in the Test side. Despite taking the domestic cricket by storm, Amol Muzumdar always remained a story of ifs and buts but today, we will explore what if he had played for India at the highest-level.
Harshit Anand
featuresports21 days ago

Satire Saturday | Captain Kohli is right, there's nothing alarming in Adelaide's 36 as Indian cricket transcends all

So when do me panic? We panic in unfavorable scenarios. We panic in situations when the things we can manage become unmanageable. How do we manage the overflow of a river? We build dams. But release the water when it's too much. How do teams fight back from worst of situations? 
Harshit Anand
featurecricket21 days ago

The Gameplan | How India can bounce back in the Boxing Day Test and remain alive in the series 

Three Tests in 2020 and India have lost all of them, two in New Zealand and one in Australia - in the most dreadful manner possible. Even if India are missing a few of their stars and have an uphill task for the second Test, MCG is a venue which will suit India to fight back in the series. 
Harshit Anand
featurecricketa month ago

From R Ashwin's A+ to Prithvi Shaw's F: Grading Indian player's performance in the Adelaide Test

For all the hype, anticipation and drama built around the day-night Test, it didn't even last more than two and half days. In the end it turned out to be a comfortable win for the Australians as they routed out India for 9/36 after being down and out at the finish of the second day.
Harshit Anand
featurecricketa month ago

IND vs AUS - Adelaide Day 3 Talking Points - The Cummins-quake and India's timid batting approach

In what was one of the worst days of Virat Kohli's Test tenure, India were hit in the gut by the relentless Australian bowling on day 3 which married India's diffident approach and resulted in 9/36 disaster. To top that, Shami also got injured and India bowled poorly to get Burns back to form.
Harshit Anand
featurecricketa month ago

IND vs AUS - Adelaide Day 2 Talking Points - Ashwin's spin masterclass, Paine's brilliance and India's horrendous tail

In a day dominated by R Ashwin's spin masterclass, Bumrah's early strikes, India showcased that the 2018/19 tour might not be an outlier and they are capable to deal with Smith-Marnus. It also was a day which reinforced India's tail woes and that Paine ain't as bad as people make him to be.
Harshit Anand
featurecricketa month ago

Indian batting - Glimpses of promise amid late collapse in the big pink-ball challenge

When you think of it, it's almost crazy to even imagine a sport that lasts five days, yes we're in 2020. The age of social media, the digital age, times where gratification is at the behest of our fingertips in an instant, and then there is Test cricket, which goes on for long hours for five days.
Harshit Anand