featuresports2 years ago

Truthful Tuesday | India should overlook Ishant Sharma as first-choice option at home on merit

Having made his 100th Test appearance recently in Ahmedabad, Ishant Sharma has not just marked a stunning career in the Indian whites but also showed his longevity to stun everyone in world cricket. However, with a generation of talent waiting in the sheds, how long more should he feature?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports2 years ago

Truthful Tuesday | Why Jasprit Bumrah shouldn't play Tests in India at all

Even in full-blown wars, the ace is only unveiled in special scenarios. Scenarios which can't be unlocked with anything but the X-factor, the special weapon that holds the audacity to be a differentiator, a differentiator needed when the run-of-the-mill stuff can no longer work.
Harshit Anand
featuresports2 years ago

Truthful Tuesday | India should risk four pacers instead of taking safe Ashwin route to go 1-0 up against Australia

Ahead of India’s first day-night Test against Australia, in Adelaide, the popular opinion seems to suggest that Ravichandran Ashwin should be part of the playing XI purely on the basis of his performance against the Kangaroos at the venue last year. That’s where we almost get it wrong.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports2 years ago

What if Wednesday | What if Jasprit Bumrah never made his Test debut

Since making his Test debut on the tour of South Africa, Jasprit Bumrah has been one of the crucial pieces of the puzzle to the Indian test side, where he's added the x-factor to pace attack. But what if Bumrah was never included in the Test plans of India, and remained a limited-overs specialist?
Deepak Yadav
newssports4 years ago

Can’t think what would’ve happened if I hadn’t hit the stumps, says Ravindra Jadeja

Despite looking like a man with the plan, Ravindra Jadeja revealed that he was actually nervous during Shimron Hetmyer’s run-out and was lucky to hit the stumps. He also stated that he believes to have made a mark in his ODI return during the Asia Cup where he played a crucial role in the title win.
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