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newscricket22 days ago

Champions League SRL | CSK vs MI Evaluation Chart - Watson fires as CSK down heedless Mumbai

A swashbuckling cameo from Shane Watson - who hit 11 boundaries en route a 38-ball 57 - blew Mumbai Indians out of the park as Chennai stormed to a convincing seven-wicket victory. It was a listless showing from the Mumbai side, who slumped to their second defeat in the span of four days.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket24 days ago

How the Indian team would look if they fielded three different sides simultaneously

Could it actually happen? Will we actually see countries field two (or) three different sides simultaneously to make up for the lost time? Only time will tell but today, we, here at SportsCafe, have decided to explore a hypothetical scenario that could very well come to fruition in six months' time.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

Shy MS Dhoni started opening up after 2008 Sydney Test, reveals Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh has stated that MS Dhoni was very shy at the beginning of his career but the controversial Sydney Test brought the team together, after which Dhoni started opening up. Harbhajan further added that Dhoni gives even a youngster like Deepak Chahar all the freedom to express himself.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa month ago

Champions League SRL | CSK vs PZ Evaluation Chart - Bowlers to the fore as Chennai demolish Peshawar

Chennai Super Kings put up an absolute domineering performance in their second round of Champions League SRL to beat Peshawar Zalmi by a margin of 81 runs. While the batsmen called shots in the last game, bowlers were the major string-puller this time to ensure a complete performance.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricketa month ago

IPL SRL | RCB vs CSK Evaluation Chart - Ruthless CSK demolish RCB to claim bragging rights

Virat Kohli’s RCB side were embarrassed once again in yet another ‘Cauvery Derby’ as Chennai Super Kings demolished the home side by 8 wickets to walk away as the victors. A Kohli-de Villiers show was overshadowed by Shane Watson’s outrageous power as the Aussie muscled CSK to a comfortable win.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | Would have missed IPL beginning if it started on schedule, admits Deepak Chahar

Deepak Chahar, who is continuing his recovery fully an injury, has revealed that he would have missed the beginning of the tournament had it started on time. He then went on to add that he is looking forward to bowling again as he continues to work on attaining full fitness before cricket resumes.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

IPL postponement gives me time to fully recover from injury, believes Deepak Chahar

India pacer Deepak Chahar, who is yet to feature in a game in 2020 owing to a back injury he picked up in December, feels that the delayed start to the IPL will help him fully recover from his injury. Chahar had his breakthrough IPL season in 2019, claiming 22 wickets for the MS Dhoni-led CSK.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket4 months ago

Made in Indian Cricket ft. selection conundrum, fitness and ghosting

In a country of 1.3 billion, controversies are part and parcel like baked beans and toast in England. Just like the English breakfast, controversies are consumed by the Indians starting from the morning.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket5 months ago

Reports | BCCI considered T20Is performances for central contracts ahead of 2020 T20 World Cup

BCCI rewarded the T20 performances of players like Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, etc. by giving them central contracts. The criteria of having played 10 T20Is had been added for this season for giving contracts which was not the case till last year and thus BCCI has recognized the players' efforts.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket5 months ago

Hat-trick against Bangladesh was a dream performance, attests Deepak Chahar

India quick Deepak Chahar expressed his happiness on being awarded the ICC T20 Performance of the Year award for his historic spell of 6 for 7 against Bangladesh and shared that the performance will remain close to his heart. Chahar broke Ajantha Mendis’ record for the best bowling spell in T20Is.
SportsCafe Desk