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featurecricket2 days ago

Hard-hitting reality of Windies’ batting points to inevitable English rout

You’ll have to go all the way back to December 3, 2013, to find the last instance of the West Indies scoring over 500 runs in a single innings of a Test match.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket3 days ago

Clare Connor’s MCC ascendancy a much-needed change to a long-laid prejudice

When the Marylebone Cricket Club announced Clare Connor as its first female president, there was an understandable sense of emotion running down with many former English women’s cricketers. For the announcement, in many ways, was a triumph over a long-laid prejudice and anachronistic mindset.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket4 days ago

New Zealand and cricket’s two-way street to all solutions

Exposing all stumps, making room and prancing down his ground, Kane Williamson had smashed a six to remember in the group stage game against co-hosts Australia. While Pat Cummins’ stunned eyes gazed at the sky following the way of the ball, the best game of the 2015 World Cup was won by the Kiwis.
Sritama Panda
featurecricket4 days ago

PCB’s Covid-19 negligence and mismanagement a lesson for other boards going forward

The Premier League has restarted, both La Liga and Serie A are heading towards what looks like a final day slugfest to decide the winner and Tennis just had a failed, unsuccessful attempt at restarting the sport. Yet all these events have had nothing on the kind of drama the PCB has churned out.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket7 days ago

IPL SRL | RCB vs SRH Evaluation Chart - Moeen Ali, Morris’s unlikely blitz seals RCB hard-fought win

An astonishing assault from the duo of Moeen Ali and Chris Morris - who put together 80 runs at the death - helped RCB post a total of 189/6 in their first innings and seal a 11-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad. For SRH, big scores from Warner and Williamson weren’t enough to steer them home.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket7 days ago

More time and less hype need of the hour for ‘generational talent’ Cameron Green

Historically, Australia might have England’s number, but for four decades, they’ve failed gloriously in their quest to unearth ‘The perfect all-rounder’.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket11 days ago

Alex Hales saga a lesson for every young cricketer on ruthlessness of modern society

‘I snort some. I ease back on the couch and consider the Rubicon I've just crossed. There is a moment of regret, followed by vast sadness. Then comes a tidal wave of euphoria that sweeps away every negative thought in my head. I've never felt so alive, so hopeful -- and I've never felt such energy.’
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket11 days ago

Ashton Agar always wanted to be like Ravindra Jadeja - it's time to step up now

Before cricket was a victim of the global lockdown due to the novel Coronavirus, Australian spinner Ashton Agar had come out in praise of fellow left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja and revealed that he idolised him. However, unlike Jadeja, Agar is just a mere part of Australia's limited-overs setup.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket17 days ago

Adam Zampa’s red-ball ambition might be a punt not worth taking

Nothing infuriates cricketers more than telling them that they’re qualified to play just one particular format. The ‘one-format specialist’ concept exists, and there’s absolutely nothing wrong in being part of that gang, but cricketers do flip when you ask them to concentrate on a single format.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket20 days ago

Top five bowling performances from the Betbarter Vanuatu T10 Blast

The Betbarter Vanuatu Blast might have been a 10-over competition favoured to suit the batsmen, but boy it did feature a lot of top quality, world-class bowling from bowlers from all three sides. Today, we, here at SportsCafe, list out the top five bowling performances from the tournament.
Anirudh Suresh