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newscricket20 hours ago

Physical and mental fatigue started to creep into Indian dressing room, reveals Ravi Shastri

India’s head coach Ravi Shastri has admitted that towards the end part of the New Zealand series, the Indian dressing room had players suffering from both physical and mental fatigue before cricket came to a halt. Shastri sees the break as a good one both for players and coaching staff.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 days ago

The Indian cricketers needed this break but they hate to admit it

What good can come out of a Global Pandemic? If you think about it, there’s not much. The world goes into panic mode, economies crash, thousands of people lose their jobs, millions are left affected and a million more stranded, and the chaos that ensues ensures that normalcy is wiped out for good.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket3 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
newscricket8 days ago

Virat Kohli is my favourite Indian player, reveals Javed Miandad

Former Pakistan cricketer Javed Miandad has revealed that Virat Kohli is his favourite Indian cricketer, stating that he loves the way the Indian skipper bats. The rivalry between India and Pakistan is known to all but there has always been mutual respect between cricketers of both the nations.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket12 days ago

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

With the cancellation of the thirteenth edition of the IPL looking all but inevitable, it could hold grave consequences not only for stakeholders, but also for multiple players. We, here at SportsCafe, look at how the potential cancellation of IPL affect the WT20 hopes of certain Indian players.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket13 days ago

IND vs AUS | Jasprit Bumrah got me out for fun in 2019 Test series, reveals Aaron Finch

In the Amazon documentary series, ‘The Test,’ Australian opener Aaron Finch has revealed that Jasprit Bumrah got his wicket for fun in the 2019 Border-Gavaskar series. The opener also admitted that he woke up with cold sweat after getting out four times to Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s in-swingers.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket17 days ago

Disappointed by the way critics went after Virat Kohli after New Zealand debacle, shares Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has expressed his disappointment over how the critics stormed the Indian Test side, especially on skipper Virat Kohli, after a rare failure in New Zealand. Gambhir has opined that going with only four specialist bowlers and dropping red hot KL Rahul backfired Team India.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket17 days ago

IND vs SA | India’s Predicted XI for the first ODI in Dharamsala

India’s answer to Newlands, HPCI Cricket Stadium in Dharamsala is a wanderlust’s paradise. It is where the state’s money is made, with the tourism sector booming day by day as corporate culture takes precedence in southern parts of India - Bangalore and Hyderabad being the two most copious entities.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket20 days ago

Jasprit Bumrah is a bowler I like facing, reveals Fakhar Zaman

Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman, who famously scored a ton in the Champions Trophy 2017 final against India, has revealed that Jasprit Bumrah, due to his versatility, is a bowler he likes to face. Zaman, till date, is the only Pakistani cricketer to have scored a double century in ODI cricket.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa month ago

Time for India to close ‘homesick’ Umesh Yadav’s chapter away from home

There are not many times that fast bowlers get the chance to be heroes on the third day of a Test match. By the time the morning of Day 3 beckons, especially in New Zealand, the pitch flattens out, batsmen get acclimatized to the conditions and for pacers, it’s nothing but a painful toil.
Anirudh Suresh