featurecricket20 hours ago

WI v IND | India’s Predicted XI for first Test against West Indies

India kick-off their ICC World Test Championship against the West Indies in the first of a two-match series, starting from Thursday in Antigua. Given that skipper Virat Kohli has repeatedly stated the importance of each match, India are unlikely to experiment with their lineup tomorrow.
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featurecricket7 days ago

WI vs IND | Takeaways - Shreyas Iyer’s proximity to Virat Kohli model and Jason Holder’s clueless captaincy

A commendable batting performance by Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer in the third ODI in Port of Spain resulted in India securing the bragging rights of the ODI series as well. The major takeaway from the game was the way Iyer accelerated his innings, in the mould of the Indian skipper.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket10 days ago

WI vs IND | Takeaways - Shreyas Iyer’s need of promotion and Roston Chase’s amazing control

After the first game washout, India secured a 1-0 lead in the ODI series, after a Virat Kohli century and Shreyas Iyer's classy 71 runs helped them score 279/7. Meanwhile, Roston Chase tried his level best in the middle overs to restrict the Indians, but as it turned out, it wasn't enough.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket11 days ago

WI vs IND: India’s predicted lineup for clash against West Indies in 2nd ODI

After an impressive World Cup and an emphatic win in the T20s, India will be looking forward to experimenting in the fifty over format having rested a couple of their senior players. With the number four spot mystery still unsolved, it’ll be interesting to see how they fare in Carribean conditions.
Gantavya Adukia
featurecricket11 days ago

WI vs IND | West Indies' predicted XI for second ODI against India in Port of Spain

After rain played spoilsport in the first ODI that had to be washed out with just 13 overs bowled, the team is most likely to play with an unchanged lineup in today’s encounter. The clean sweep in the T20I series will be on the back of the players’ minds as the eleven will be looking for redemption.
Gantavya Adukia
featurecricket14 days ago

WI vs IND | India’s Predicted XI for the first ODI in Guyana

After a rather underwhelming T20I series which saw a string of low-scoring matches, India and West Indies will lock horns in the 50-over version of the game. The match will also mark the Men in Blue’s first ODI clash since their heartbreak against the Kiwis in the semi-final of the World Cup.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket15 days ago

From the Vault | Dwayne Bravo outfoxes Yuvraj Singh in final-over thriller

India and West Indies have played many a nerve-wracking ODI in the past, but very few matches are etched in our memories as much as the 2nd ODI at Kingston in 2006. Today, we roll back the clock and re-visit the last over by Dwayne Bravo, which helped the Windies clinch victory by a solitary run.
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featurecricket16 days ago

WI vs IND | Player Ratings - Virat-Rishabh “pantemonium” leads India surge to 3-0 series win after Deepak Chahar magic

Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant played two composed innings in the run chase to help India beat the Windies by seven wickets in the third T20I to seal the series 3-0. Earlier in the day, Deepak Chahar put up a sublime performance by picking three wickets for 4 runs restricting the hosts to 146 runs.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket16 days ago

From the Vault | EP 1 - Dale Steyn smashes Michael Vaughan to pieces on Test debut

December 17, 2004 is a landmark day for South Africa. The sun shone brightly over Port Elizabeth and SA were preparing itself for a dawn that changed their cricket forever. AB de Villiers and Dale Styen’s Test debut, in hindsight, was the exact thing South Africa waited for long.
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featurecricket18 days ago

WI vs IND | Player Ratings - Rohit Sharma’s 67 makes eventual difference as India seal T20 series in DLS method

The DLS method eventually became the major deciding factor as India won the three-match T20 series with one match to go. After the visitors put up a 168-run target, the Windies batsmen failed to get going from the outset and once the rain stopped the game, India were declared winners by 22 runs.
Bastab K Parida