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featurecricketa month 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
reportcricketa month ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Ashwin gets four as Tamil Nadu run riot over Railways

Ravichandran Ashwin and Manimaran Siddharth picked up a four-fer each as Tamil Nadu ran riot in their sixth round contest against Railways at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. In the other three matches, it was the batting sides dominating proceedings throughout the day’s play.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Ravichandran Ashwin, Dinesh Karthik included in Tamil Nadu squad

Veteran Tamil Nadu cricketers Ravichandran Ashwin and Dinesh Karthik, who missed each of the side's two clashes, have been included in the team's 15-man squad for the games against Mumbai and Railways. Opener Abhinav Mukund also makes a return to the side, while Murali Vijay continues to miss out.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

TNPL 2020 | Ravichandran Ashwin, Dinesh Karthik among retained players ahead of TNPL 2020

The franchises have announced the list of players that they are retaining ahead of the new season of the Tamil Nadu Premier League. Notable names amongst the list are Ravichandran Ashwin, Dinesh Karthik, Murali Vijay, Washington Sundar, Baba Aparajith alongside youngsters who stood out last year.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Love giving my best for Tamil Nadu, says Dinesh Karthik

Skipper Dinesh Karthik has admitted that he loves giving it his all when playing he represents Tamil Nadu, whether in the Ranji Trophy or the shorter formats. His 113 against the mighty Karnataka in a crunch situation, followed by Ravi Ashwin’s four-fer, has put Tamil Nadu on the brink of a win.
SportsCafe Desk
reportcricket3 months ago

Ranji Trophy | Elite Group B - Prithvi Shaw double-century steals headlines on Day 3; Saurashtra beat Himachal Pradesh

The most eventful day in Group B of the Ranji Trophy saw Saurashtra breeze past Himachal Pradesh as Mumbai and Railways built upon their first-innings lead, with Prithvi Shaw stealing the limelight on Day 3. Further, Karnataka took the first-innings lead over Tamil Nadu in the battle of giants.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket3 months ago

Ranji Trophy | Where would your team finish ft. Elite Group B

With the group packed with super-star teams such as Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Mumbai and Baroda, only three teams can qualify to the next stage of the tournament. In this preview, we, at SportsCafe, take a look at Elite Group B teams and try to predict the position they might end up at.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket3 months ago

Eager to be a part of any tough situation to ensure team wins, asserts Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik believes that he thrives in tough situations to help the team win games and he is looking forward to more such opportunities. One of such situations that he had encountered was in the Nidahas Trophy final where Karthik played a blinder of an innings to ensure India won the game.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Ranji Trophy | Baba Indrajith fails to recover as Vijay Shankar to lead Tamil Nadu

After two stupendous domestic seasons, Tamil Nadu is gearing up to replicate the same show in the Ranji Trophy and Vijay Shankar has been selected to lead the side for the first two matches against Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh. Baba Aparajith will act as Shankar's deputy in those encounters.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket3 months ago

'Spin' central to Tamil Nadu's limited-overs consistency

It was a tale of two contrasting ones as Tamil Nadu spun their way into the finals of the tournament while defending champions Karnataka blazed their way to the finals. Tamil Nadu’s consistency is a direct result of the performance of their spinners coupled with some batting brilliance.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam