featurecricketa month ago

Can India still rely on Jasprit Bumrah to be their spearhead?

Yes, we are going there, so buckle up.
Gantavya Adukia
featurecricket5 months ago

Why Hardik Pandya's road to T20 World Cup might not be easy

Hardik Pandya is constantly being hailed as the finest all-rounder in the Indian team since the Kapil Dev-era and his stock has only gone higher since his IPL triumph. But can the heroics of IPL be taken as a guarantee for success in international cricket and can Hardik deliver in the T20 world cup?
Kunal Joshi
featurecricket2 years ago

Rahul Chahar's new 'bold' avatar adds new dynamic to India's spin hunt

From boasting the best spin duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav in white-ball cricket to struggling to find even one quality attacking spin option in T20Is, India's stocks have been on a sharp decline of late. But the recent rise of Rahul Chahar presents promising signs for Indian cricket.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket2 years ago

Why Gill's unexpected blip proves that sustained success can never be guaranteed

On the fifth day of the Gabba Test, the brand Shubman Gill had finally arrived. He was, after all, taking on one of the fastest bowlers, Mitchell Starc, on the bounciest deck Down Under, with fielders in the deep. He was hooking, pulling, cutting and stamping his class like a modern-day master.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket2 years ago

Time for domestic bull Hanuma Vihari to take the Test arena by storm 

The bigger the challenge the bigger the opportunity to rise and shine and come out of the shadows, which is going to be the case for India's Hanuma Vihari for the upcoming Test series against Australia. With Kohli missing out on the last three Tests, it’s time for Vihari to take up a greater role.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket2 years ago

IND vs AUS A | Day 2 Talking Points: Mayank plays Arjuna to Dronacharya Kohli and Shaw's desperate need for a break

Brilliant centuries by Hanuma Vihari, Pant and reassuring half-centuries from Agarwal and Gill, Indian batting was up and running in the second innings to take a big lead after a poor first innings display. Shaw continued his wretched run of form while Mayank and Gill played their own classy knocks.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket2 years ago

IND vs AUS 3rd T20I : Today I Learnt - Matthew 'Explosive' Wade, Natarajan's great rise and India's spin headache

Despite a valiant fifty by Virat Kohli, who looked set to win India a difficult chase, they fell short of the target as they lost Hardik Pandya and captain Kohli at crucial junctures. KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, and Sanju Samson failed with the bat yet again while for Aussies, Swepson stood out.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket2 years ago

IND vs AUS | 1st T20I - Today I Learnt: X-factor Ravindra Jadeja and Fidgety Glenn Maxwell

After a death-over onslaught from Ravindra Jadeja, a Bumrah-less India, led by ‘concussion sub’ Yuzi Chahal, produced an otherworldly bowling display to choke Australia and take a 1-0 lead in the T20Is. The batsmen did their part for the Blues, but the victory was all about the nifty bowlers.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket2 years ago

Game Plan | How India can turn tables in the third ODI against Australia 

If India ever thought changing venues will change their fortunes, they might be mistaken because things are only going to get worse if they don't start rectifying their wrongs. The last four first innings ODI scores at Manuka Oval read 372 for 2, 411 for 4, 348 for 8, and 378 for 5.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket2 years ago

IND vs AUS | 2nd ODI Takeaways: Steven Smith's Sunday special and India's toothless powerplay bowling

Australia's top five mauled Indian bowling to every nook and corner of the ground as they hammered a humongous total of 389 runs following Steven Smith's century. Virat Kohli and KL Rahul fought valiantly for India in the chase but it was too little and too late as Australia sealed the ODI series.
Harshit Anand