featurechess2 months ago

The changing landscape of Chess in India

Chess originated in India and yet for a major part of its history, Europe has been the power centre of the game. But this seems to be changing now with young Indians picking up the game at a very young age.
Akhilesh Singh
featurecricket2 months ago

Just how much did Sachin mean to us?

The aspiration for success is the single most natural thing in the world. It is not a trait unique to human beings alone; it is the very fundament upon which nature exists. It is what gives rise to evolution and results in life as we know it.
Sarath Chandra
featurecricket3 months ago

The Basil Thampi story- of yorkers, Kerala & Tinu Yohannan

Match number twenty of the IPL 2017. Thirteen overs into the match, RCB are cruising with 122 for no loss and the "Universe boss" Chris Gayle is batting on 77 at a strike rate of a tad over 200. Nobody wants to bowl now. Nobody but Gujarat Lions’ Basil Thampi.
Babasish Nanda
newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to another umpiring howler and KKR's win over SRH

KKR choked SRH with their spin bowling but it was the individuals who grabbed the attention. From Narine to Dhawan, from Bhuvi to Rashid, and Uthappa to Shastri - all had their moments today and the Twitterati didn't miss the chance to troll everyone. Here are the best tweets from the KKR-SRH game!
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket4 months ago

Ajinkya Rahane and the art of controlled aggression

Ajinkya Rahane’s belligerent 60 runs off 34 balls at a staggering strike rate of 176.47 helped Rising Pune Supergiant register their first IPL win of the season. His stroke-full innings was just synonymous to the way Rahane channels his aggression- a craft that he learned early in his childhood.
Babasish Nanda
featuresports4 months ago

Why picking George Bailey would've improved Australia's chances against India?

The current series between India and Australia is proving to be a nail-biting one. Teams like South Africa, New Zealand, and England have arrived in the heart of the sub-continent to muster up a grand fight, aiming perhaps against plausible logic to mow down India at home. Never an easy task.
Dev Tyagi
featurecricket5 months ago

Rise of a star - T Natarajan

There couldn't have been a better platform like IPL in India where superstars are born out of a common man over the night. This year brings another crorepati from nowhere and he is already a household name in India now by grabbing a whopping 3 crores bid in IPL 2017 auction.
Puttaradhya Siddaraj
featurefootball5 months ago

5 players who can solve Mourinho's Carrick problem

Manchester United's form this season has been inconsistent, to say the least. One might attribute it to a variety of factors such as change of manager and style of play, some players not living up to their potential, poor finishing or even being on the wrong side of some poor refereeing decisions.
Ratish Ramachandran
featurefootball6 months ago

How does Conte's Chelsea compare to Mourinho's 2014/15 title winners?

After Leicester City’s miraculous title victory last season, the summer of 2016 signaled a serious change at the traditional footballing giants of England. The Foxes’ win was an embarrassment to them all, and they responded the only way they knew how – by splashing the cash.
Tarutr Malhotra
featurecricket6 months ago

Everything you need to know about the 2017 IPL auction

The player auction for the 2017 season of IPL is right around the corner and the team managements would be drawing some strategies on what to do at the auction. Here is everything you need to know.
Preethi Nandyala