featurecricket4 days ago

IND vs SA | Winners and losers from Pune ft. Rishabh Pant, Anrich Nortje and Zubayr Hamza

As expected, Pune turned out to be the storm before the calm that was Vizag and India, unsurprisingly, steamrolled through a hopeless South African side. Despite an overwhelming number of losers from one side, we, here at SportsCafe, have tried our best and compiled a fairly reasonable list.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket6 days ago

I used to have just one pair of shoes and a T-shirt, reveals Jasprit Bumrah

Reminiscing his tough childhood days, Jasprit Bumrah revealed, on Wednesday, that there was a time when he could only afford just one pair of shoes and a T-shirt. Bumrah, who is out of action due to a stress fracture in his lower back, admitted that such tough situations only makes him stronger.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket6 days ago

Without doubt, this is the best pace attack India has ever had, says Kapil Dev

The legendary Kapil Dev heaped praise on India's current pace battery, saying the fast bowlers are the best attack that India has ever had over the years. Kapil commended the opportunities that have been given to the youngsters to express themselves and completely change the face of Indian cricket.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket8 days ago

IND vs SA | Mohammed Shami taking five wickets in second innings big positive for us, says Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has heaped praise on Mohammed Shami's bowling in the second innings of the Vizag Test, where he reversed the ball well to help India win the match. Shastri has also admitted that Jasprit Bumrah might need surgery in order to recover from the ailing back affected by stress fracture.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket12 days ago

Trying to change Jasprit Bumrah’s action, unless necessary, is not wise, says Andrew Leipus

India’s former physiotherapist Andrew Leipus is against the idea of trying to change Jasprit Bumrah’s action to cope with the stress fracture, unless absolutely necessary. Bumrah was advised a two-month recovery period after being ruled out of the series’ against South Africa and Bangladesh.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket13 days ago

Would love to team up with Ben Stokes some day, reveals KL Rahul

Out of favour Indian opener KL Rahul has expressed his admiration for star all-rounder Ben Stokes and has stated that he would love to be in the same team as the Englishman. Rahul also spoke about the competitiveness of Jasprit Bumrah and said that the pacer would get better in the years to come.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket13 days ago

IND v SA | Would like to see more senior players give back to the game after retirement, says Vernon Philander

South Africa’s Vernon Philander has called on more of his contemporaries to give back to the game instead of looking for “greener pastures” at the end of their careers. Philander also backed Kohli’s aggressive nature on-field noting that the game, after all, is meant to be enjoyed.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket13 days ago

ICC Rankings Update | Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah maintain numero uno status in ODIs

Indian skipper Virat Kohli and premier fast-bowler Jasprit Bumrah maintained their No.1 rankings in men’s ODI rankings, as of the official update released on Thursday. Riding on their 2-0 home series win against Sri Lanka, Pakistan’s Mohammad Amir rose to seventh in the bowling charts.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket14 days ago

Jasprit Bumrah needs to change his run up to prolong career, believes Michael Holding

West Indian fast-bowling legend Michael Holding believes that Jasprit Bumrah would need to tweak his run-up and action in order to reduce stress prolong his career. Bumrah was ruled out of the ongoing Test series against South Africa after sustaining a minor stress fracture on his back.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket16 days ago

IND vs SA | We will miss Jasprit Bumrah but we have good back-up, says Sachin Tendulkar

Former India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar believes India will miss Jasprit Bumrah against South Africa but are fortunate to have good back-up. India will start the home leg of the World Test Championship on Wednesday when they host South Africa in the first of three Test matches at Vishakapatnam.
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