featurecricket3 days ago

India vs Australia | India’s Predicted XI for the second Test in Perth

After a convincing win in the first innings, a high-flying India will take on Australia who will try to rejig the depleted line-up to level the series. For India, a win on the Test debut of Optus means, the Border-Gavaskar Trophy will be with them as the chances of the series loss would be Zero.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket3 days ago

India vs Australia | Rohit Sharma, R Ashwin fail to make it to match-day squad for Perth Test

Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the second Test match at Perth after he picked up a back injury during the course of the first Test in Adelaide. Meanwhile, Ravichandran Ashwin is suffering from an abdominal strain on the left side of his body and will be replaced by Ravindra Jadeja in the squad.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket6 days ago

Winners and Losers ft. Ravichandran Ashwin, Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane

Australian tailenders gave India a nightmare for an hour or two, but India overcame the jittery start to secure a thrilling victory on the final day at Adelaide. While Ravichandran Ashwin and Ajinkya Rahane were impressive for India today, Rohit Sharma and Mitchell Starc turned out to be big flops.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket7 days ago

10 Things you missed - From Ashwin ignoring Rohit Sharma to Rishabh Pant's sledging

The 4th day of Test at Adelaide was packed with entertainment and we hope you've enjoyed the match as much as we have over the last four days. But you are not done yet, we want you to enjoy more! We have covered these 10 highly entertaining things which you have totally missed.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket10 days ago

VIDEO | Brainfade inculcates Rohit Sharma as he buys into Lyon’s “slog” plan

Rohit Sharma may be a fine, or rather one of the best, limited-overs players of the modern era, but he certainly lacks the temperament to play Test cricket. It was on show today when his moment of madness resulted in him playing a terrible shot to be dismissed after hitting Nathan Lyon for a six.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket10 days ago

6 Things you missed - From Ricky Ponting in disguise to Aussies obstructing Pujara's celebration

It was surely not a desirable start for India but still, India managed to put up a decent score with Pujara scoring a century. We know it's difficult to follow a 5-day Test in Australia and also we are sure that you must've missed these 6 things even if you have watched the entire show of Day 1.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket10 days ago

India vs Australia | Takeaways : Rohit Sharma’s lack of temperament and Australian bowlers’ discipline

This was a day that would be remembered for Cheteshwar Pujara’s stoic innings as much as for the other Indian batsman's lack of application. India ended the day with a score of 250/9, with a lot of a job left for the bowlers to do given the wicket has stopped showing any movement later in the day.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket11 days ago

India vs Australia | India’s Predicted XI for the Adelaide Test

The probability of Virat Kohli and Co. rewriting history Down Under is huge when India take on Australia on their soil. But, history remembers winners, not those who fought in it, and India have to field a side that will get the job done regardless of the changing fortunes over the five days.
Subhayan Dutta
newscricket11 days ago

India vs Australia | BCCI announce 12-man squad for series opener

BCCI have released the 12-man list for the first Test against Australia which is scheduled to be played in Adelaide from December 6 onwards. Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri will most likely have to choose between picking Rohit Sharma or Hanuma Vihari in the final matchday squad on Thursday.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket13 days ago

Past disappointments aside, India should trust Rohit Sharma in Australia

The tag of “a batsman of ferocious talent” and the ability to take any bowler to the cleaners have given Rohit Sharma a box-appeal, which is not common to many. He has been the ultimate player in the modern-day cricket while picking a dream team, but in Test cricket, he continues to flounder.
Bastab K Parida