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newscricketa month ago

Absence of crowds could play into Australia's hands, feels Usman Khawaja

Estranged batsman Usman Khawaja feels that closed-door matches could end up helping Australia against India, given the kind of support the visitors received in their tour Down Under in 2018/19. Khawaja further admitted that India were deserved winners in the 2018 series which the visitors won 2-1.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

Usman Khawaja, Marcus Stoinis miss out on Australian national contracts

Cricket Australia have announced a fresh list of 20 men's players for the 2020-21 season from which the likes of Usman Khawaja, Marcus Stoinis, Shaun Marsh, and Peter Handscomb have been excluded. On the other hand, Marnus Labuschagne and Mitchell Marsh were among the six new names in the list.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Need to think about others and not just ourselves during pandemic, feels Usman Khawaja

Usman Khawaja has urged his followers and people to think about others and not just ourselves to fight against the coronavirus pandemic. No international matches are currently being played currently as a precautionary measure against the virus, while the fate of T20 World Cup is in jeopardy.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket3 months ago

Sheffield Shield 2019-20 | 'Flop XI' of the tournament

‘The Shield is over and everything’s worse now’ were the words that echoed amongst the fans but that was not the case for certain players. Indeed, there were players who had stinkers and we, here at SportsCafe, have made an XI out of the players who were happy to see the tournament get scrapped.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket4 months ago

BBL 2019-20 | Stars vs Thunder - Ask Me Anything ft. Nic Maddinson's no-show and Super Nick Larkin

There we go. The Final for the 2019/20 edition of the Big Bash League (BBL) is set and the Sydney Sixers will take on....Oh you thought I'd reveal? Nah, go through the article please. In this edition of 'Ask Me Anything', I've charted out every detail in the match to make life easier for all of you.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket4 months ago

BBL 2019-20 | Hurricanes vs Thunder - Ask Me Anything ft Bailey’s Farewell and High-flying Alex Hales

Are you someone who completely missed out on today's BBL action just because you were busy watching Federer-Djokovic? Oh shoot, don't worry. I've got you covered. Here are excerpts from my 'Ask Me Anything' session from today's BBL encounter. It should pretty much clear every single doubt you have.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket5 months ago

IND vs AUS | Winners and losers ft. Glenn Maxwell, Virender Sharma and Kedar Jadhav

3 games was all we got, yet the cricketing gods were kind enough to provide us with some crazy hitting, masterful batting and exceptional bowling amidst a lot of anti-climax. Which means it’s post-mortem time, so here we are with our winners (not India) and losers (not Australia) from the series.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket5 months ago

Virat Kohli and India digging their own grave by trying to fix the unbroken

“If it ain't broke don't fix it. That's the trouble with government: Fixing things that aren't broken and not fixing things that are broken.” Thomas Lance’s words in 1977 created quite the stir back in the day, and now, those words look truer than ever - at least for the Indian Cricket Team.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket5 months ago

BBL 2019-20 | In a Jiffy- Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but Alex Ross does the work on the night

Sydney Thunder were dominant on the night against Hobart Hurricanes and they rightly arrested their triple loss in the tournament with a big win putting them third in the league just ahead of Brisbane Heat despite the futile attempt from George Bailey in the first innings.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket5 months ago

Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne and the hand of destiny

It was not long ago that there was a No.3 batsman from Queensland making heads turn with his performances. Back then, had someone said that Australia would have a #3 from Queensland ruling World Cricket, it wouldn’t have been hard to believe that the name they were talking about was Usman Khawaja.
Anirudh Suresh