featurecricket2 days ago

Australia and a dream of 'conquering' India

“It’s going to be a very difficult series going over there. We’re going to have to play some very good cricket if we want to compete over there. It’s a completely different place to play. Playing on those wickets is nothing like playing here in Australia.”
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 days ago

Crazy things that happened at the IPL 2017 auction

The huge party that the IPL is, begins with the auction itself. Every year, there are some high-profile buys who draw huge sums of money, some players who are expected to cash in huge cheques but end up remaining unsold, unknown uncapped players who end up with way more than their base price.
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featurecricket2 days 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
featurecricket3 days ago

Top 10 most expensive Indian buys in IPL Auction 2017

39 Indian players were sold in the auction for the IPL 2017, the 10th edition that saw Karn Sharma signed for Rs. 3.2 crore by Mumbai Indians while Tamil Nadu pacer T Natarajan was bought for Rs. 3 crore by Kings XI Punjab. Here is the list of 10 of the most expensive Indian buys in this auction.
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featurecricket4 days ago

Five of the most thrilling India vs Australia Tests

Right from India’s first win over Australia almost 58 years ago in Kanpur to their win over the Aussies in Delhi back in 2013, Australia’s tour of India over the years have produced some of the most thrilling five-day matches. Here is a look at five of the best from that list.
Amlan Majumdar
featurecricket5 days ago

What Sunrisers Hyderabad need to do at the 2017 IPL auction

Sunrisers Hyderabad were the most sorted team in the last edition, not just because they lifted the Trophy, rather the way they got it- with combined team effort. With like-for-like replacements for most players, they had all bases covered and they would look to do more of it in this year's auction.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket5 days ago

What Royal Challengers Bangalore need to do at the 2017 IPL auction

Last year, the belligerence of Virat Kohli and AB de Villers had taken the Royal Challengers Bangalore to the finals, but it was Sunrisers Hyderabad, who prevailed in the final hurdle. So, what went wrong? Definitely, RCB lacked in the bowling front. They need to address that in this year’s auction.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket5 days ago

What Mumbai Indians need to do at the 2017 IPL auction

One of the most successful teams in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Mumbai Indians, in this edition, must be looking forward to shrugging off their disappointing campaign of last year. So, whom should the Rohit Sharma-led franchise target in this year’s auction?
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket6 days ago

Five gestures by cricketers on the field which proves why cricket is a gentleman’s game!

Cricket has been regarded as a gentleman's game since it’s inception, but there have been a lot of incidents such as the monkey-gate incident which has happened in the past that will suggest otherwise. Here are five incidents which will prove that cricket is still a gentleman’s game.
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featurecricket6 days ago

What Delhi Daredevils need to do at the 2017 IPL auction

Very few expected, and wanted, Delhi Dardevils' campaign to end that way last year after showing so much promise - flash, bang but then tapering to a whimper. From failing to get to a 100 in the opener, to chasing down 192 rather easily, and then losing a game by 80 runs, Delhi did it all last year.
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