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featurecricketa year ago

Devendra Bundela hopes for a bright future for Madhya Pradesh cricket under Chandrakant Pandit

Chandrakant Pandit’s appointment as Madhya Pradesh head coach has come as good news for the state’s most experienced cricketer Devendra Bundela, who acted as the batting coach this season. Bundela retired in 2018 and has since taken over as the batting coach, with Abbas Ali as the head coach.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricketa year ago

Chandrakant Pandit - The hard task-master on a mission to democratize his 'unique' philosophy

If you ever have witnessed a Chandrakant Pandit net session carefully, you might fail to understand his process at first - one moment, he seems like a best friend to his wards and a moment later, a hard task-master. A coach of varied philosophy, you might say.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy | Where would your team finish ft. Elite Group B

With the group packed with super-star teams such as Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Mumbai and Baroda, only three teams can qualify to the next stage of the tournament. In this preview, we, at SportsCafe, take a look at Elite Group B teams and try to predict the position they might end up at.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket3 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2018-19 | How your favorite teams can qualify for quarter-finals

When BCCI re-introduced the new Elite and Plate system to make Ranji Trophy more competitive and relevant, it made the process more complicated for Elite Group A and B. While two teams would directly qualify for the quarter-finals from Group C, one plate team will find a place in the QFs.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket3 years ago

Bowling 100 overs a day, Mihir Hirwani is finally stepping out of his father’s shadows and carving his own niche

“Usme Baap jaisi baat nahi hai.” God knows how many times Mihir Hirwani had to listen to this sentence ever since he started playing cricket. First, he became worried by judgement and the fear of living up to the father’s lofty reputations crept in, but later he went on to “make peace” with it.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket5 years ago

Patience, belief and perseverance: The Devendra Bundela way

In the state of Madhya Pradesh, 62 Kms away from Indore, there lies a small city called Ujjain. This historical city was the capital of the ancient Avanti kingdom, one of the sixteen Mahajanapadas.
Bastab K Parida