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featuresports5 months ago

What if Wednesday | What if Rohit Sharma was picked in the 2011 World Cup 

One of the biggest heartbreaks for Rohit Sharma in his international journey so far has been missing out on the 2011 World Cup that India won after a gap of 28 long years. One of the greats of limited-overs cricket now, Rohit wasn't picked in what was the first World Cup in India since 1996.
Harshit Anand
featuresports6 months ago

What if Wednesday | What if Stuart Broad dismissed Yuvraj after conceding the first six in 2007

Incredible things have happened in the past but when Yuvraj Singh swayed his willow like a wand, there wasn't any better sight in the world, as he smashed Stuart Broad all over the Durban boundary for six sixes. But what if in a parallel world, Andrew Flintoff’s sledge worked for England?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports9 months ago

Satire Saturday | Morgan-McCullum have revolutionised the Indian Premier League

Before you step up and criticise your own team, yes you, KKR fans, because no one really cares about Brendon McCullum as a coach other than you, the duo of Eoin Morgan and McCullum has really revolutionized the Indian Premier League. Wondering how? Read the headline once again!
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports9 months ago

What if Wednesday | What if CSK and RR were not banned in 2016 and 2017 season

In one of the great blips to the fantastic IPL narrative, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals - powered by two star-studded line-up and helmed by two of the greatest icons of Indian cricket - were banned for a couple of years. It gave rise to a conjuring narrative that could’ve been otherwise.
Bastab K Parida
featuresports9 months ago

Overreaction Monday ft Glenn ‘limited opportunity’ Maxwell, Dinesh ‘inconsistent’ Karthik and Sanjay Manjrekar on T20

The cash-rich league has been at its thrilling best providing full entertainment to the viewers, who are witnessing close games, which are a trademark of IPL. But intense matches mean that lots of people have opinions on players and matches - this is where we come in with Overreaction Monday.
Deepak Yadav
featuresports10 months ago

Overreaction Monday | Cottrell the Cooper, Dinesh Karthik’s ego and KP’s massive fall from grace

Ah. That time of the week again where we get to search the Internet and find tons of overreactions that are not only ludicrous and downright hilarious but sometimes disrespectful too. The IPL has been a great feeder to this column as we take those opinions and the break them down.
Bastab K Parida
featuresports10 months ago

What if Wednesday | What if Sanju Samson was retained by KKR in 2013

In 2013, Sanju Samson signed for Rajasthan Royals and the rest was history as the 25-year-old cemented himself as one of the best young talents in the country through his technically brutal gameplay. Samson’s move to RR proved pivotal to his career, but what if he was retained by KKR in 2013. 
Deepak Yadav
featuresports10 months ago

Throwback Thursday | Vinay Kumar scripts RCB win with ‘enthralling’ last over to deny Kieron Pollard

Welcome to another edition of Throwback Thursday, where we look at the second match of the 2013 edition of IPL between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians, which saw Vinay Kumar win the match for RCB. Chris Gayle’s 92 in this match helped RCB post a decent score of 156 for 7 on the board.
Deepak Yadav
featuresports10 months ago

What if Wednesday | What if Rohit Sharma did not take over Mumbai Indians captaincy

On April 24, 2013, Rohit Sharma led Mumbai Indians for the first time, after incumbent Ricky Ponting stepped aside due to not being able to contribute with the bat. The move to hand over the captaincy to Rohit tilted the landscape of IPL, but what if Mumbai Indians had chosen a different candidate?
Anirudh Suresh
sportsa year ago

What if Wednesday | What if Ravichandran Ashwin opened for India in 2006 U-19 World Cup

Just before the 2006 U19 World Cup, news came in the Indian camp that Ravi Ashwin, who was by then the first-choice opener in the U-17 age group, was dropped for Rohit Sharma. We all know what followed that decision. But what if, in a parallel world, the Indian management had opted for Ashwin?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam