reportcricket3 days ago

Ranji Trophy | Elite Group A - Uthappa guides Kerala to solidity; Advantage Vidarbha despite Vihari ton

Robin Uthappa hit his maiden first-class ton for Kerala as the home team frustrated Delhi fair and square in Thiruvananthapuram to take the honours of Day 1. Meanwhile, in Mulapadu, Vidarbha bowlers put up a show to bundle Andhra Pradesh for a modest 211 after snake delayed the game.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket25 days ago

Syed Mustaq Ali Trophy | Abhay Negi smashes fastest half-century in tournament history

Meghalaya all-rounder Abhay Negi, on Sunday, scripted history by scoring the fastest half-century in the tournament's history, off just 14 balls. Negi's cameo helped Meghalaya to a score of 207 as the Raj Biswa-led side withstood a spirited fight from Mizoram to win the match by 25 runs.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket25 days 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
newscricketa month ago

IPL | Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn released by Kolkata Knight Riders

The Kolkata Knight Riders have sprung a surprise or two by releasing players like Chris Lynn and Robin Uthappa who have been consistently a part of their starting eleven. KKR have released several other players which leaves them now with the option of filling 11 domestic and 4 foreign slots.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

IND v SA | Vinay Kumar’s motivation turned Mayank Agarwal’s career around, reveals Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa has revealed that it was former Karnataka state captain R Vinay Kumar that helped turn Mayank Agarwal’s career around with his motivational words. Agarwal struck his first century, which was converted to a double, helping India to a massive 502 in the first Test against South Africa.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Robin Uthappa to lead Kerala in shorter formats for upcoming season

The Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) have confirmed that veteran batsman Robin Uthappa will lead Kerala in the shorter formats for the upcoming season. An official decision is yet to be taken on who will lead the side for the longer formats, but incumbent Sachin Baby remains the favourite.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket5 months ago

Kerala was always my first option after Karnataka, says Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa, who signed up with Kerala recently, has admitted that Kerala was always his first preference after Karnataka. Uthappa served Karnataka for well over a decade, playing 101 first-class matches and scoring 6865 runs and being part of the 2013-14 and 2014-15 Ranji wins.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket5 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Mohammed Shami leaking runs at crucial times is a concern for India, states Joy Bhattacharjya

Joy Bhattacharjya has said that Mohammed Shami’s tendency to give away too many runs in important overs and towards the death can cost India going ahead. However, Robin Uthappa, while agreeing with the statement, felt that Shami was a proven wicket-taker and crucial to the team’s plans.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket5 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Hardik Pandya always wants to do something special for the team, claims Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa has been highly impressed by Hardik Pandya, calling him an ambitious cricketer who has a strong desire to make his team win and contribute in the same. Furthermore, he praised Pandya’s attitude off the field and labelled him as a type of cricketer one does not easily get to meet.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket6 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | You can't divorce a cricket match from the political reality, claims Harsha Bhogle

Harsha Bhogle lashed out at the hatred-fueled advertisements being broadcasted in India and Pakistan as he asked both nations to show mutual respect. The Virat Kohli-led India take on archrivals Pakistan in their fourth match of the ICC World Cup 2019 at Old Trafford in Manchester.
SportsCafe Desk