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featurecricket12 days ago

Big Bash League 2019-20 | Stars vs Thunder: Today I Learnt - Haris Rauf > Dale Steyn and 1D Thunder

I know this has been said year after year, but could this finally be Melbourne Stars' year? After yet another disappointing display from the Thunder batsmen - and an obligatory Haris Rauf masterclass - Maxwell and Stoinis made easy work of a small target to make it 6/7 wins for the Stars.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Experience on Indian soil to be helpful for Aussies in 2021 WT20, reckons Justin Langer

Australia head coach Justin Langer expressed his views on their players’ Indian Premier League experience to be handy during their 2021 T20 World Cup campaign that will be held in India. A lot of Australia’s T20 specialists found their name in the sold player’s list in the auction last week.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2020 Auction | What were the teams thinking ft. Mumbai’s pace obsession and Hyderabad's hibernation

With two full days having passed post the frenetic IPL auction, it’s time to reflect on how well the teams actually fared. While some bid like there was no tomorrow, the others were mere bystanders, almost reluctantly putting in a bid or two. But could any team really call themselves ‘complete’?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

IPL Auction 2020 | Mumbai Indians pleased with Nathan Coulter-Nile, admits Akash Ambani

Akash Ambani expressed his delight over the signings of Australian cricketers Nathan Coulter-Nile (9 crores) and Chris Lynn (2 crores). While the Mumbai Indians went into a bidding war with the Chennai Super Kings for the Australian pacer, they signed Lynn for only his base price.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2020 Auction | Kings XI Punjab - Dream, realistic, wildcard and suggested buys

We’re nearing the end of the decade and well, Kings XI Punjab have one final chance to nail a pre-IPL auction. The spectacle come December 19 might very well decide their fate heading into IPL 2020 and we, here at SportsCafe, have assimilated their squad and come up with potential auction picks.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket2 months ago

Hit, Miss or Meh | Dissecting the pre-auction window of every IPL team

As teams prep for the ultimate showdown next month, some have chosen to marginally trim their squads, while the others have gone full-on, weeding out a large chunk. We, at SportsCafe, have dissected the pre-auction window of every team in the competition and have given our own verdict on them.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket5 months ago

Nathan Coulter-Nile signs multi-year deal with Melbourne Stars

Australia pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile has ended his association with the Perth Scorchers and will join a new franchise in the upcoming edition of the Big Bash League tournament. On Thursday, the Stars confirmed that Coulter-Nile will be joined by Western Australians Clint Hinchliffe and Lance Morris.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket7 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Australia's predicted XI for the encounter against Sri Lanka

Before England completed their fourth game today, Australia were the only team to be afforded that luxury by the Rain Gods. With three wins in four games, the defending champions will know that another two points against Sri Lanka tomorrow will see them take over the top spot from New Zealand.
Faizan Qadiri
newscricket7 months ago

8 things you missed | From Ad boards asking Coulter Nile to fly better to Virat Kohli asking the crowd to cheer for Steve Smith

So you are back to find out what all you missed during the exciting game between India and Australia. What was the reason behind you missing these things? You were ordering food or texting your friends about the match? Don't worry, here are the 8 things you missed during the match.
Srijith Gopal
featurecricket7 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Australia’s predicted XI for their encounter against India

After winning their first two matches with strong performances against Afghanistan and West Indies, Australia will face a stern test against the Men in Blue, who won their last match comfortably against the Proteas. They are expected to roll with their usual XI to maintain their winning streak.
Gantavya Adukia