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featuresports2 days ago

Throwback Thursday | Dr. Dwayne Smith cannonades Ben Hilfenhaus to help MI pull off impossible heist

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 revisit one of the all-time great finishes in the IPL, the Dwayne Smith blitzkrieg that punched a hole in CSK hearts.
Anirudh Suresh
featuresportsa month 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
featuresportsa month ago

Overreaction Monday ft El CSK-MIsco, Misunderstood Manjrekar and Pan-India Dhoni

Welcome to another edition of Overreaction Monday and this week, we have successfully managed to pull it back from the hands of our football specialist in an all-cricket edition. With the start of IPL, there is certainly going to be loads of bizarre and outrageous statements from cricketers.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports2 months ago

What if Wednesday | What if CSK had not purchased Suresh Raina in 2008

On February 20, 2008, in the first ever auction in Indian Premier League (IPL) history, Chennai Super Kings made arguably the most significant purchase in the competition’s history, by scooping Suresh Raina for $650,000. But what if the franchise had decided to overlook the flamboyant southpaw?
Anirudh Suresh
featuresports2 months ago

Truthful Tuesday | BCCI should stop retiring jerseys, starting with MS Dhoni’s No.7

The BCCI have been involved in a lot of episodes on our weekly edition of Truthful Tuesday but nothing more trivial than this edition’s, where we are strongly against BCCI retiring the No.7 jersey, made famous in the Indian cricketing history by none other than Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports3 months ago

What if Wednesday | What if MS Dhoni never played cricket

One of India’s greatest cricketers and definitely the most scrutinised one over the course of his 15-year long career, MS Dhoni ruled Indian cricket’s psyche like a very few did. It is of great semblance he rose to become a superstar keeper and skipper, who landed the ultimate sucker punch.
Bastab K Parida
featuresports3 months ago

Overreaction Monday | Aditya Verma's Conflict problems, Aakash Chopra on Rahane and Afridi unwinding Sachin chapter

There you go! To beat the Monday Blues, we are here, with a recount of some of the overreactions from the week gone by and how the ridiculousness of all defied all logic. Was there a semblance of hope? Aha, Not really, despite Windies pulling off a coup in a stunning fashion.
Bastab K Parida
featuresports4 months ago

Throwback Thursday | Sachin Tendulkar defends six runs in last over to help India to Hero Cup final

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 revisit one of the most iconic moments in Indian cricket history as Tendulkar led India to the Hero Cup final.
Bastab K Parida
featuresports5 months ago

Truthful Tuesday | Greg Chappell’s tenure as India coach unsymmetric but it had spunk and logic

It was a chilly winter afternoon in 2007 when I thronged to the Bhubaneswar Airport to catch a glimpse of Indian team arriving for the second ODI against Windies in Cuttack. The joy of the team's arrival, however, was greeted with despair that made everything gloomy and me ashamed of my state.
Bastab K Parida
featuresports5 months ago

Overreaction Monday ft. ICC’s impractical guidelines, CA vs BCCI and Sachin 1.3 lakh-dulkar

Surprise, surprise! Overreaction Monday is not just restricted to Football anymore! You guessed it right - we now have added Cricket to our repertoire, so there’s more action, fun, entertainment and controversy heading your way! Let’s get Episode No.1 started without further ado!
Anirudh Suresh