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featurecricket13 days ago

Boon or Bane | Evaluating what the long layoff means for every international team

If you’re someone who is hopeful of cricketing action restarting in mid-May, let me be the bearer of some bad news - there is no way we are getting any action at least until June. From a fan’s perspective, it is miserable indeed, but what does it really mean for the teams and their plans?
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket21 days ago

What IPL cancellation could mean for overseas players vying for WT20 spots

With the future of IPL 2020 hanging by a meagre thread, there are anxious cricketers not only in India but all around the world, for it could determine their participation in the World T20. We, here at SportsCafe, look at what the potential cancellation of IPL could mean to these players.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket22 days ago

Rohit Sharma only player capable of scoring 200 in T20s, says Brad Hogg

Former Australian spinner Brad Hogg has said that India's star opening batsman Rohit Sharma is the only one, among the current crop of players, capable of scoring a double hundred in T20s. Rohit holds the record for the highest individual ODI score of 264, which he made against Sri Lanka in 2014.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

Everest Premier League postponed due to Coronavirus epidemic

The 2020 edition of Nepal's Everest Premier League, which was scheduled to begin on March 14, has been indefinitely postponed owing to concerns over the ongoing Coronavirus epidemic. Chris Gayle, Corey Anderson and Dwayne Smith were some of the high-profile players set to feature in the league.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

Chris Gayle to feature in Everest Premier League for Pokhara Rhinos

Chris Gayle will be playing for the Pokhara Rhinos in the fourth edition of the Everest Premier League, Nepal's T20 tournament. Gayle had recently played for the Chattogram Challengers in the Bangladesh Premier League and revealed that he wished to continue playing franchise T20 cricket for a while.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Would love to carry on, let's talk at 45, states Chris Gayle

West Indies opener Chris Gayle has hinted at playing franchise cricket until the age of 45 as he believes to have retained the same desire to play at the top level. Gayle is currently in Bangladesh for his commitments with Chattogram Challengers in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Five Indians in Robin Uthappa’s ODI team of the decade

Robin Uthappa, like other former and current cricketers, has named his ODI team of the decade, that surprisingly has no David Warner in it. He has given the captaincy responsibility to MS Dhoni for his team with four other Indians - Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan - in it.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket4 months ago

IPL 2020 Auction | What were the teams thinking ft. Mumbai’s pace obsession and Hyderabad's hibernation

With two full days having passed post the frenetic IPL auction, it’s time to reflect on how well the teams actually fared. While some bid like there was no tomorrow, the others were mere bystanders, almost reluctantly putting in a bid or two. But could any team really call themselves ‘complete’?
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket4 months ago

IPL 2020 Auction | Kings XI Punjab - Dream, realistic, wildcard and suggested buys

We’re nearing the end of the decade and well, Kings XI Punjab have one final chance to nail a pre-IPL auction. The spectacle come December 19 might very well decide their fate heading into IPL 2020 and we, here at SportsCafe, have assimilated their squad and come up with potential auction picks.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket4 months ago

Twitter explodes as Virat Kohli destroys West Indies in 1st T20I

Virat Kohli made a comeback to T20I cricket after 2 months and he made it a memorable one by destroying the West Indies bowling unit and easily chased down a huge total 208 with 8 balls to spare. The Twitterati erupted as they watched their captain hunted down the West Indies and win it for India.
Srijith Gopal