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featuresports6 months ago

Overreaction Monday ft. IPL schedule confusion, FC Goa's guilty pleasure and Michael Vaughan's post

The Indian cricket team has already sealed the four matches against England, the Indian Super League play-offs are underway, while the schedule of the 2021 IPL has been announced. With so many developments in the past week, the overreactions have poured in from all corners - have a look.
sounak mullick
newssports7 months ago

Twitter reacts to third umpire ruling Root ‘not out’ despite latter confessing to Stokes that he ‘did not hit it’

Third umpiring calls have been the talk of the ongoing India and England Test, and in the evening of Day 2, the TV Umpire, yet again, was in the limelight. Shamshuddin overturned a Joe Root LBW decision citing ‘inside-edge, despite the batsman himself confessing that he missed the ball.
SportsCafe Desk
featuresports7 months ago

What if Wednesday | What if England had not recalled Joe Root after Ashes 2013/14

After he accumulated just 192 runs across the first four Tests of Ashes 2013/14, England, in Sydney, did the unthinkable and dropped Joe Root. He was, however, immediately recalled and Root has since gone on to become one of England’s greatest. But what if the Yorkshireman never received the recall?
Anirudh Suresh
featuresports8 months ago

Overreaction Monday ft. Root > Sachin, T20 rookie Marnus and the ‘T10 disgrace’

The first day of a new month and ‘Monday’ are two separate entities that, on their own, induce stress and anxiety, so you can imagine the horror of Monday being the first day of the month. Well, we can’t escape reality, but the least we can do is clear our mind by reading some ridiculous opinions.
Anirudh Suresh
featuresports10 months ago

Throwback Thursday | Enthralling England script the highest chase in T20 World Cup history

Welcome to the weekly series where we unveil you a moment, a game in history that has changed the way cricket has been seen and played in our segment ‘Throwback Thursday.' This time we relive the group stage game of the 2016 World T20, where England created history by thumping the Proteas. 
Harshit Anand
featuresportsa year ago

Friday Fights | The Big ODI Fight - Joe Root vs Kane Williamson

Last week, we witnessed one of the best cross-era battles in Friday Fights history in the form of Virender Sehwag vs Desmond Haynes and this week, we are all set for a modern-day bout of the highest tier. Joe Root and Kane Williamson battle it out today for the third rank in the ‘Fab Four’.
Anirudh Suresh
newssportsa year ago

Twitter reacts to umpires sanitizing ball after Dom Sibley accidentally puts saliva on it

Would ‘umpires sanitizing the ball’ have been on the agenda of anyone’s list of ‘Things that would happen on the cricket field in 2020’? Perhaps not. But it did happen today on Day 4 of the Old Trafford Test - for the first time in cricket history - after Dom Sibley put saliva on the ball.
SportsCafe Desk
newssports5 years ago

Joe Root wants tips on chasing from Virat Kohli ahead of Cuttack ODI

Contemporary rival Joe Root has heaped praise on Virat Kohli for the way he constructed the match-winning chase with Kedhar Jadhav in the first ODI at Pune. Root expressed his desire to learn from the chasing master but also rued the fact that England failed to get him out early when he looked edgy.
SportsCafe Desk
newssports5 years ago

India vs England | Hosts set for early win after England crumble in second innings

Ravindra Jadeja and Jayant Yadav led India to a 100+ lead on Day 3 of the third Test as the lower order outdid the Indian top order to end the first innings at 417 runs. Batting next, England lost four wickets, three to R Ashwin's wily bowling, to end the day at 78/4, still 56 runs behind India.
SportsCafe Desk