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featurecricket2 days ago

IPL and franchise leagues leaving international cricket a lot poorer and feeling unwanted

With Trent Boult's termination from New Zealand Cricket's central contract, the growing concern continues to emerge about what international cricket will look like in the next four to five years. To avoid the massacre, the ICC must step up immediately to restructure the international calendar.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricket2 months ago

Rishabh Pant's idiosyncratic method needs more to improvise batting conventions

There is an essential intrepid spirit to Rishabh Pant's batting, but it won't be enough for the 24-year-old to thrive across all formats.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricket2 months ago

The IPL caravan is losing its charm, deal with it!

The 15th edition of the Indian Premier League saw a steep decline in terms of television viewership, as well as the fans' excitement. Besides, the ordinary outings from some of the superstars of Indian cricket, such as Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, did not help its good old days back either.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricket4 months ago

The multifarious skillset of Pandya brothers’ had transformative effects on Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians adopted outright middle-order flexibility in the last couple of IPL editions largely because of Pandya brothers – Hardik and Krunal.  In fact, they were so valuable that their presence made the Rohit Sharma-led franchise arguably the most potent side ever played in the T20 cricket.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricket4 months ago

Ravindra Jadeja and the challenges he faces as Chennai Super Kings skipper

Chennai Super Kings have been one of the two most successful sides in the history of Indian Premier League winning four titles. For the IPL 2022, MS Dhoni handed Ravindra Jadeja the captaincy of the team considering the future and he will have to overcome several challenges while leading the squad.
Nishad Bapat
featurecricketa year ago

How different was Cricket the last time India toured Sri Lanka? Well, quite different

There was a time not too long ago that India toured Sri Lanka - and vice versa - so often that a bilateral series between the two sides made fans cry.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket2 years ago

IPL SRL | CSK vs RR Evaluation Chart - Jos Buttler blitzkrieg smothers Chennai in one-sided affair

Rajasthan Royals walked into the game against Chennai Super Kings with a defeat against KKR in the recent IPL SRL encounter, but they turned their fate around as Jos Buttler left CSK in tatters. While Rajasthan’s bowling unit looked in good touch, CSK bowlers had a bad day at the field.
Sritama Panda
featurecricket2 years ago

IPL SRL | MI vs RR - Preview, Form Guide, Predicted XI, Key Players

Two teams with contrasting fortunes lock horns on Wednesday, with Mumbai going into the encounter with two wins on their back as Rajasthan have lacked the firepower. Going into today’s encounter, the fight between the two would be substantial to the chances of them reaching the final stage.
Sportsbet.io
featurecricket2 years ago

Dishant Yagnik and the effortlessness of embracing the Royals culture

It was Apr 17, 2012. The scene was Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur when a certain young lad from the same city stood numb, unsure about what the fuss was about. Johan Botha and the rest of the Rajasthan Royals' squad raced to the middle to jump on him, with Brad Hodge running for a high-five.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 years ago

Veering from plutocracy and democracy, ICC failing itself massively

The enforced lockdown does that to you, you either become creative and start your own Instagram Live session, or you sit and do nothing. And I chose the latter, but with a little fragmental addition of clearing the dust from the numerous books that I have, regarding the business of cricket.
Bastab K Parida