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featurecricket4 days ago

Why Suryakumar Yadav’s Test call-up is a damning indictment of India’s celebrated ‘A’ system

Five months ago, Suryakumar Yadav did not have an international cap to his name. In three weeks’ time, he could join the likes of Thakur and Natarajan as Indian players who have played all three formats in 2021. But should the Mumbaikar’s call-up actually serve as a cause for concern?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket6 days ago

SL vs IND | Manish Pandey was the most disappointing, might not play an ODI again, opines Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has termed India's middle-order batsman Manish Pandey as the most disappointing batsman in the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka, while he wasn't impressed with Hardik Pandya's displays too. He also defended Prithvi Shaw's aggressive approach in the series.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket6 days ago

SL vs IND | Winners and losers from the ODIs ft. Ravi Shastri, Prasidh Krishna and Manish Pandey

Sri Lanka were forced to dig deep to claim their first win over India in home soil in 9 years, so it’s only fair that SportsCafe, too, digs deep and brings back a long-gone article. It’s been almost a year, but today Winners and Losers makes a special comeback to lighten up your day.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket12 days ago

Evaluating India's potential playing XI for Sri Lanka ODIs ft. Possible contenders and SC's picks 

One of the most exciting things surrounding the upcoming series between India and Sri Lanka has to be India's possible XI, given the bunch of exciting options that they have at their disposal. For almost every slot, there are quite a few quality options that India will have the liberty to pick from.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket13 days ago

Redemption the overarching theme as ‘second string' India aim to conquer Lankan Soil

What interconnects Prithvi Shaw, Manish Pandey, Sanju Samson, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav and Navdeep Saini?
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket3 months ago

In or out - Rating every Indian probable's World T20 chances based on their IPL 2021 showing

While IPL 2021 certainly showed that India’s current openers - Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma - have a big problem with intent and strike rate, it also saw plenty of WT20 probables put their hands up for national selection. So amongst the many, who really made the fullest use of the opportunity?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket3 months ago

How the incompetence of SRH’s management extended well beyond the alienation of David Warner

Spare a thought for Sunrisers Hyderabad. They fired their captain, axed him from the starting XI and antagonized their entire fanbase in a span of 24 hours in the hope of turning their season around, only for the entire tournament to get canceled.
Anirudh Suresh
cricket3 months ago

Have a Tuesday to remember by placing these three bets from Hyderabad vs Mumbai

Following a Covid-forced break, the IPL will return to action in Delhi on Tuesday and it’ll be the defending champions Mumbai Indians taking on the bottom-placed Sunrisers Hyderabad. Sunrisers have endured loss after loss after loss, but what if we told you that you could win, win and win?
featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: RR vs SRH - No Warner, n̶o̶ ̶p̶a̶r̶t̶y̶ no Sunrisers

A deluded SRH management was brought back to earth today in Delhi by a rampant Rajasthan Royals, who further deepened the existential crisis of their opponents. Prior to the game, Moody and Bayliss thought the team could survive without Warner, but the duo were handed a timely warning by RR.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to Manish Pandey inventing new shot by unleashing front-kick uppercut

Sachin Tendulkar is renowned for playing the uppercut with grace, but can he do what Manish Pandey did tonight? We think not. Young Kartik Tyagi breathed fire, but Pandey put it out by inventing a shot of his own. That’s right, Pandey unleashed a front-kick uppercut today versus the Royals.
SportsCafe Desk