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featuresports5 months ago

Throwback Thursday | Kane Williamson’s dagger cuts through Starc and Australia’s hearts

Last time around, there was something about Headingley but this time around, there is really something about this rivalry - Australia and New Zealand. It isn’t a rivalry like England-Australia or India-Pakistan but the classics and close games it has produced is unparalleled.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports7 months ago

Truthful Tuesday | More than ever, Indian management and fans need to trust Navdeep Saini now

2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014 - four years where Indian cricket was all over the place when it came to giving debuts to pace bowlers from the domestic circuit. Varun Aaron, Jaydev Unadkat, Abhimanyu Mithun, Pankaj Singh, and Vinay Kumar - five bowlers who were discarded before reconsidered.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports8 months 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
featuresportsa year ago

Good Bad Ugly ft. Sreesanth's return, VAR malfunction, and IOC cat-fight

English Football is back, Cricket is on the verge of return, and then we have perennial wrangling in the world of sports and politics that go with it. Does Corona give us a breather all these while? Not really, as we, at SportsCafe, list down the Good Bad Ugly from the world of Sports. There you go!
Bastab K Parida
featuresportsa year ago

Satire Saturday | How Virat Kohli’s betrayal left Tim Paine ashamed and embarrassed

On March 11, 2020, Amazon Prime released ‘The Test’, a documentary which captures the journey of Australia right after the Sandpaper gate all the way up to their Ashes triumph in England. The documentary portrayed a vast range of emotions and showcased the humanitarian side of the players.
Anirudh Suresh
featuresportsa year ago

Good, Bad & Ugly ft Mitchell Starc’s flight back to Australia and Paraguay-born Ronaldinho

This week, too, pretty much started off as good, turned bad midweek before the ugly incidents turned the week around dramatically. We have the Women’s World Cup playing as a protagonist amidst the hush-hush of the footballing calendar - including the dreaded incident in the FA Cup.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newssports2 years ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | West Indies bowling attack are like the olden times, says Mitchell Starc

Australian pacer Mitchell Starc has stated that West Indies' brand of bowling is reminiscent of the fast and ruthless bowling style of the country’s pacers in its golden era. He stated that the result was a big confidence boost and bowling will be crucial in the future matches.
SportsCafe Desk
newssports3 years ago

VIDEO | Fearing Azhar Ali moment, Krunal Pandya waits for screen to confirm result before leaving crease

Azhar Ali's run-out against Australia was the most bizarre thing that would have happened on a cricket field, but the incident has somehow instilled a sense of fear among all. Today, after leading India to win, Krunal Pandya didn’t leave the non-striker’s end to ensure the team had already won.
SportsCafe Desk