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featurecricketa month ago

WT20 an opportunity for Ireland to show the world they are a good team, states Simi Singh

Ireland all-rounder Simi Singh, in an exclusive chat with SportsCafe, stated that the Irish side are determined to use the World T20 as a platform to prove their credentials to the whole world. He further attested that Ireland, in the WT20, will be keen to take the game to the opposition.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket4 months ago

Boon or Bane | Evaluating what the long layoff means for every international team

If you’re someone who is hopeful of cricketing action restarting in mid-May, let me be the bearer of some bad news - there is no way we are getting any action at least until June. From a fan’s perspective, it is miserable indeed, but what does it really mean for the teams and their plans?
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket4 months ago

What IPL cancellation could mean for overseas players vying for WT20 spots

With the future of IPL 2020 hanging by a meagre thread, there are anxious cricketers not only in India but all around the world, for it could determine their participation in the World T20. We, here at SportsCafe, look at what the potential cancellation of IPL could mean to these players.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket4 months ago

What IPL cancellation could mean for Indian players vying for WT20 spots

With the cancellation of the thirteenth edition of the IPL looking all but inevitable, it could hold grave consequences not only for stakeholders, but also for multiple players. We, here at SportsCafe, look at how the potential cancellation of IPL affect the WT20 hopes of certain Indian players.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket5 months ago

India in desperate need of solving middle-order jigsaw to avoid another heart-break

43/2 in 5.3 overs against Australia. 53/2 in 5.3 overs against Bangladesh and 46/1 in 5 overs against New Zealand. Then - 132 against Australia, 142 against Bangladesh and 133/8 at the end of 20 overs against the White Ferns. Do you see a pattern there? You sure do.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket5 months ago

Revamped Josh Hazlewood one-stop solution for Australia's third seamer woes

‘What are some facts that sound fake but are actually true?’ is a popular question in r/askReddit and the thread has over 16K comments and responses. If you scroll through some of the facts there, you would be genuinely fascinated, surprised and maybe even shocked; because they are absurd.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket5 months ago

Green, Red and Yellow - Where does every Indian player stand ahead of the World T20

India’s WT20 preparations started on 3rd August, 2019, in Lauderhill against the Windies, and now, 19 matches, 6 series and 185 days later, the team has landed at its first pit stop. The next destination is the IPL, which is a good 2 months away, but where does each and every player stand as of now?
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket6 months ago

Hardik Pandya - The final piece in the Indian puzzle

When Shreyas Iyer latched onto a Southee slower ball and launched it into the stands to seal victory for India, there was a sense of inestimable satisfaction attached to it. For the first time in over six months, stretching back to the World Cup, you felt that this was a team that meant business.
Anirudh Suresh
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
featurecricket8 months ago

Underachiever David Warner takes first step towards Aussie greatness

David Warner, no doubt, will be remembered in the years to come for all the right and the wrong reasons. But exactly a year from now, he will have the opportunity to establish himself as an all-time great and with his exploits in the Sri Lanka series, he has taken the first step towards doing so.
Anirudh Suresh