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featuresports9 hours ago

Throwback Thursday | Sunil Gavaskar becomes first cricketer to scale Mt 10,000

Welcome to the series where we present you a moment, a game in history that has shaped the way the sport has been played, in our weekly segment 'Throwback Thursday'. This week, we look at the historic moment when Sunil Gavaskar became the first batsman to breach the 10,000-run landmark.
Bastab K Parida
featuresports4 days ago

The Good, Bad and Ugly ft Salary Caps, Test cricket’s greatest advert and the Sarfraz Ahmed controversy

Another week goes by and 2020 continues to deteriorate and get even worse but that has left us with a lot to talk about in this week’s edition of ‘Good, Bad and Ugly’. From the English football making sensible moves, to a boxing controversy to shocking redundancies but the world keeps spinning.
Siddhant Lazar
featuresports5 days ago

Satire Saturday | Leaked Manjrekar email exchange reveals extent of BCCI’s censorship

Five months after the BCCI sacked Sanjay Manjrekar from the commentary box, a leaked email conversation involving the duo - initiated by Manjrekar, who requested the BCCI to take him back - has revealed the true extent of BCCI’s censorship.
Anirudh Suresh
featuresports6 days ago

Friday Fights | The Big ODI Fight - Sir Gordon Greenidge vs Gautam Gambhir

In one of the editions of the Friday Fights, we had Desmond Haynes locking horns with Virender Sehwag and what a fight it was! The hero of the 80s found a streak with Sehwag who had some of the glorious years in the 2000s. Now it is the time to turn back to their respective opening partners.
Bastab K Parida
sports8 days ago

What if Wednesday | What if Australia appointed Adam Gilchrist as their ODI skipper in 2001

Much before MS Dhoni’s legacy as a wicketkeeper captain started to bloom, there was a serious chance that it could have been Australia’s Adam Gilchrist, had he been appointed as the skipper in 2001. In this episode of What if Wednesday, we are looking at how that could have been a game-changer.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports9 days ago

Truthful Tuesday | Go ahead, BCCI. Nothing wrong in clashing with WBBL

An oasis in the middle of a desert is a comforting illusion and a thriving modicum that lets the world feel the vibe in a way nothing else can. Women’s Cricket in India, out of nowhere, has found that dimmed light and, if anything, it has come as a celebration of a whole lot more.
Bastab K Parida
featuresports10 days ago

Overreaction Monday ft. Adil Rashid’s excellence, Aditya Verma’s IPL plea and Ravi Ashwin’s innovation

There are two kinds of people in this world: one, those who love some good controversy and gossip and two, liars. Hence it is a no-brainer to start the week off by overreacting and squashing overreactions to the rather ‘bold’ statements that were made last week by people associated to the sport.
Anirudh Suresh
sports11 days ago

Good Bad and Ugly ft. ODI Super League launch, South Africa's pull-off and Indian sports' sorry state

Yes, we are back once again with all the high and lows from the world of sports this week as we head into the fourth month of the nationwide lockdown, which has put the world to a halt. But, we can assure you, even with not much going on, the latest edition of Good, Bad and Ugly is worth a read.
sounak mullick
newssports11 days ago

IPL 2020 | We’ll miss fans but their safety is important for players, asserts Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane has stated that fans make the IPL the product that it is but he added that the safety situation has thrown a big challenge and fans’ safety is paramount to everyone. The Indian vice-captain has also added that everyone involved with the IPL needs to be realistic and disciplined.
SportsCafe Desk
featuresports12 days ago

Satire Saturday | Doomed Women’s cricket learns and unlearns on its way to survival

‘Can the morning be more mundane?’ asks a blue-clad girl, failing to appreciate the slow beauty of the spring morning. ‘Alas, I wish we were in one of those venues, eating some English Fish and chips before playing a game in one of those County Grounds’
Bastab K Parida