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featurecricket2 days ago

Ravindra Jadeja is not as good as we think he is

Reader discretion: Every opinion, every piece of statistic, given in this article pertains purely to Ravindra Jadeja’s ODI exploits and Ravindra Jadeja’s ODI exploits only. And, in reality, there is no correlation or connection to what he has done or how good he is in Test Cricket.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket8 days ago

India and Spin - No more the same old love story

Two ODIs down and without two of their top three batsmen, Australia were in danger of starting the year with a whitewash against India. Do you know what happened after that? Spin, India and the home advantage, all of it lost its plot as Australia came out on top in India to take the series 3-2.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket9 days ago

Twitter reacts to Yuzvendra Chahal being awestruck at his own Jonty-style direct-hit run-out

Yuzvendra Chahal can claim to be so many things but can he be the best fielder in the side? The times have changed. Yuzvendra Chahal dived in to send a direct hit from mid-off and unfortunately for Sri Lanka’s Wanindu Hasaranga, it disturbed the furniture to send him back to the dressing room.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket9 days ago

IND vs AUS | Preparations important to face Indian bowlers, asserts Aaron Finch

Australia’s limited-overs skipper Aaron Finch has confessed that it would be a challenge to tackle inform Indian bowlers(both spinners and pacers) and they have to be ready with a proper plan for each of them. Australia is touring India for three-match ODI series starting from 14 January.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket10 days ago

IND vs SL | 'Tough' 2019 has taught me to plan every game in 2020, reveals Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav ahead of the final T20I against Sri Lanka, stated that following a "tough year" in 2019 has made me more cautious and hence he will plan every game in this year. He also revealed that he is working hard to become unpredictable and talked about his partnership with Yuzvendra Chahal
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

Reports | Jasprit Bumrah, Shikhar Dhawan return as Rohit Sharma rested for Sri Lanka T20Is

Jasprit Bumrah has reportedly returned to the Indian team that will be taking on Sri Lanka in a three-match T20I series. India have rested both Rohit Sharma and Mohammed Shami for the T20Is, while Shikhar Dhawan, who recovered from the knee injury, has made a comeback to the set-up, once again.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

IND vs WI | India should play Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav together, claims Kris Srikkanth

Kris Srikkanth has urged the Indian think-tank to play Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav together in the ODI series against Windies, after they failed to contain the Windies in the opener ODI. Further, he expressed his worry over the home side’s bench strength with injuries to many Indian stars.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2020 Auction | Royal Challengers Bangalore - Dream, realistic, wildcard and suggested buys

Post every IPL auction, we’ve all found ourselves saying the same thing: “RCB are the team to beat”. But having released 11 players, this time around, the pressure is well and truly on them. Can they pull it off yet again? We, here at SportsCafe, have dissected their pre-auction strategy.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

IND vs WI | India need to use their spin twins: Chahal & Kuldeep, feels Simon Doull

Former New Zealand cricketer Simon Doull reckons that India should play both their wrist spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal and not worry about their batting depth. Indian bowling was toothless as West Indies easily chased down the tagret of 289 with eight wickets in hand in the first ODI.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa month ago

Will unfairly overlooked Kuldeep Yadav be one of the final pieces to India’s puzzle

Less than 10 months ago, precisely till before the twelveth edition of the IPL, Kuldeep Yadav was India’s ace spinner in limited-overs. And suddenly, he was forgotten. And now, his redemption process begins. A redemption that was, in the first place, never supposed to be.
Sritama Panda