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featurecricket3 days ago

A look at everything that has transpired in cricket since MS Dhoni’s last appearance

July 10, 2020, marked one year of MS Dhoni last stepping foot onto a cricket field and, well, it’s fair to say that a lot went down in the world of cricket over the course of these past 365 days. Here, we look at everything dramatic that transpired in cricket since the veteran’s last appearance.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket4 months ago

Australia Women are what BCCI and Virat Kohli's India aspire to be

‘Elite mentality,’ which also is a course across sporting professions in the United States of America, is one that is naturally inbuilt in the Aussie women’s team. For ages, they have had a winning mentality in the dressing room, one that never regressed a bit despite the incomings and outgoings.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket5 months ago

U-19 World Cup a journey, not a destination

‘Hopefully, it's a memory they cherish for a long time, but hopefully, not the lasting memory and they have many more great moments and bigger things in future,’ said Rahul Dravid after India’s 2018 U-19 World Cup win. It is not the only lasting memory that they have, and then the journey begins.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket8 months ago

India in dire need to eschew 2019 WC model for avoiding identical WT20 debacle

Here we go again. A major ICC tournament beckons and team India, despite plenty of holes in the team, will enter the tournament firmly as favorites. But the question is, can they, this time around, actually fix them on time to finally get a taste of glory after seven long years?
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricketa year ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | New Zealand’s predicted XI for the final against England

New Zealand defied all the odds and made it to the final of the World Cup for the second time in a row. The Kane Williamson-led side defeated tournament favourites and table-toppers India in the semi-final to chisel their path into the game that matters the post. Here’s the predicted XI.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa year ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India’s Predicted XI for semi final clash against New Zealand

India face New Zealand in the first semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2019 and it promises to be a cracker of an encounter. While New Zealand will have a lot of cracks to fill, India, a well-oiled machine at that, will hope that the minor blips will find a way to hide before the Lord’s date.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa year ago

IND vs SL | Takeaways – No weak-link in India’s top-order and India’s selection conundrum

On the back of fighting tons from Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul, India romped home to another convincing win to finish with 15 points in their kitty at the end of the group stages. Angelo Mathews century went in vain as Indian bowlers did well to keep others quiet and were well supported by the batsmen.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricketa year ago

WI vs AFG | Takeaways – Ikram Ali Khil’s brilliant elevation and West Indies’ future in safe hands

In what happens to be a dead rubber, both Afghanistan and West Indies brought their A game to the fore and put up a solid fight till the very last ball. Afghanistan remained winless throughout the tournament while West Indies registered an emphatic win to end up with five wins in their basket.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricketa year ago

ENG vs NZ | Takeaways - Jos Buttler's bewildering World Cup and James Neesham's nifty display

England brushed aside the scares of an early exit as they booked a place in the semis with New Zealand putting in yet another sub-par batting performance. The Kiwis are now left with no option but to sweat over the result of the Pakistan-Bangladesh match as they wait to learn about their own fate.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricketa year ago

WI vs SL | Takeaways – Avishka Fernando scales new heights and Sri Lanka’s over-reliance on Lasith Malinga

Sri Lanka snatched their third win by beating the Windies in a run-fest. After Avishka Fernando’s century set the stage ablaze, West Indies replied with a fiery ton by Nicholas Pooran. Thanks to their experienced men, Sri Lanka managed to pull things back in the last three overs and pull off a win.
Suraj Choudhari