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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
newscricket17 days ago

IND vs SA | Hardik Pandya’s return restores balance to Indian team, feels Harsha Bhogle

Prominent cricket commentator-cum-analyst Harsha Bhogle has reckoned that Hardik Pandya’s return to the Indian side for the three-match ODI series against South Africa at home restores the balance of the XI. The first match of the series will be played at the HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala on March 12.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket23 days ago

Miss MS Dhoni’s experience despite KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant doing well, admits Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav has said that while KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant have been performing well behind the stumps, the Indian team is still missing the experience that former skipper MS Dhoni brought to the table. Kuldeep further added he hasn’t had much adjusting to do as a bowler with Rahul or Pant.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket23 days ago

Seeking to cement spot in World T20 squad through IPL performance, reveals Kuldeep Yadav

Not a sure-shot starter anymore, spinner Kuldeep Yadav has revealed that he is seeking to cement his place in India’s World T20 squad through exceptional performances in the IPL. Kuldeep is expected to feature in the team that will face South Africa in a three-match ODI series starting on March 12.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

Pakistan players not included in Asia XI vs World XI due to timing clash with PSL

Due to their PSL commitments, Pakistan players are not going to be part of the much-anticipated two-match T20I series between Asia XI and World XI to be played in Dhaka in March 2020. The tentative squad for Asia XI includes players from India, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Nepal.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

Reports | Virat Kohli set to participate in Asia XI vs World XI clash

Virat Kohli is reportedly amongst one of the four Indians to play in the Asia XI vs World XI clash, with Shikhar Dhawan, Kuldeep Yadav, and Mohammed Shami being the other three. An Asia XI is set to play two T20Is with a World XI in March to celebrate the 100th anniversary of BCB’s founding father.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

Yuzvendra Chahal has tricks that can confuse batsmen, states Shoaib Akhtar

Speedster Shoaib Akhtar was all praise for India's leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, who he believes has some tricks which can confuse batsmen. Akhtar further went on to describe Chahal as a street smart cricketer and a complete leg-spinner and opined that the leggie should never be benched.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 months ago

India’s panic button provides undesired results

A panic button is an electronic device that is designed to assist in alerting somebody in emergency situations where a threat to a person or property exists. Hitting the panic button has the potential to rise in amplitude enough to damage the speakers or other components in the sound system.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Three spinners can play together depending on situations, states Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzvendra Chahal has stated that India’s all three spinners - Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja and him - can play together, like they did in the Asia Cup, if the conditions permit the team combination. He has also heaped praises on Jadeja, calling him extraordinary in all the three departments.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Yuzvendra Chahal emulating Dhoni Review System to save India a review

While MS Dhoni’s absence is felt by the team and fans quite often, the former captain has sure left a part of him behind. A hint of Dhoni’s mastermind, that has helped India several times, was seen in Yuzvendra Chahal’s insistence of not going for the DRS today, saving the team a valuable review.
SportsCafe Desk