SportsCafe Desk


On a quest to update the Indian sports fan with real-time, insightful and engaging content.

newsfootball6 hours ago

ISL Analysis | Goa capitalizes on Delhi’s poor defence

FC Goa moved to the top of the table with a clinical win over Delhi Dynamos that saw them score five goals at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Delhi succumbed to some terrible defensive errors once again, after they started the game positively and held off Goa for most of the first-half.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket8 hours ago

Commentary was nice but I enjoyed coaching most, says Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid has stated that he has been enjoying his coaching role more than his brief commentating stint post retirement. India’s former middle-order spine also threw light on failure, the importance of right attitude towards them, and of course on the 2001 Kolkata Test against Australia.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket9 hours ago

Once I am in, I can demolish any side, says Shikhar Dhawan

Expecting a strong response from Sri Lanka in the deciding Vishakhapatnam ODI, opener Shikhar Dhawan has expressed confidence in his ability to demolish any team once he gets settled. He also heaped praise on his opening partner, Rohit Sharma, labeling him as one of the best openers in the world.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket10 hours ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Probable XI for 3rd ODI

After levelling the series in a dominant fashion in Mohali, India will look to pile more misery on Sri Lanka in the third and deciding ODI in Vizag. With the combination working brilliantly last game, Rohit Sharma wouldn’t want to risk making many changes this time.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket12 hours ago

Mitchell Marsh’s comeback knock takes Twitter by storm

Mitchell Marsh silenced his critics with his unbeaten innings of 181 alongside Steven Smith and took Australia to a commanding 146-run lead at the end of the third day. England bowlers had no answer to his batting, as he smashed 28 boundaries to send the social media into complete meltdown.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket12 hours ago

Ashes 2017 | Talking Points from Day 3 of Perth Test

Steven Smith’s invincible form continued on the third day in Perth as he reached 1000 Test runs in a calendar year for the fourth successive year. Though England made amends by dismissing Shaun Marsh early in the day, they couldn’t get a single wicket in the remaining sessions conceding 346 runs.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket13 hours ago

South Africa series is important for Team India, says Murali Vijay

Murali Vijay has known the importance of the upcoming South Africa tour and believed that it will help in setting the tone for the future.The right-hand player said that the current Indian team is well equipped to do well overseas, but for that, they have to adjust to the new conditions very fast.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket14 hours ago

Michael Vaughan : Steve Smith and Virat Kohli are ‘freak’ cricketers

Michael Vaughan has called Steve Smith an incredible player and put him alongside the Indian skipper Virat Kohli in the 'freak category'. In another tweet, Vaughan labelled Kohli as the best player across all format of the game and believed Smith is the best cricketer in the longest format.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket15 hours ago

Ramachandra Guha believes the Kohli-Kumble dispute is similar to the 1952 Mankad-Nayudu rift

Ramachandra Guha compared the rift between former India coach Anil Kumble and skipper Virat Kohli to what had happened between former all-rounder Vinoo Mankad and chief selector CK Nayudu in 1952. Guha has also claimed that players now enjoy more power than the administrators.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket16 hours ago

Delay in revoking RCA ban could mean Jaipur not hosting IPL match

It could happen that in the upcoming Indian Premier League there will be no matches in Jaipur because of the delay over their re-affiliation with BCCI. Rajasthan Cricket Association's wait for revoking the ban from BCCI could get longer by almost a month after a confusion over the date of hearing.
SportsCafe Desk