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featuresports5 days ago

Satire Saturday | Leaked Manjrekar email exchange reveals extent of BCCI’s censorship

Five months after the BCCI sacked Sanjay Manjrekar from the commentary box, a leaked email conversation involving the duo - initiated by Manjrekar, who requested the BCCI to take him back - has revealed the true extent of BCCI’s censorship.
Anirudh Suresh
featuresports12 days ago

Satire Saturday | Doomed Women’s cricket learns and unlearns on its way to survival

‘Can the morning be more mundane?’ asks a blue-clad girl, failing to appreciate the slow beauty of the spring morning. ‘Alas, I wish we were in one of those venues, eating some English Fish and chips before playing a game in one of those County Grounds’
Bastab K Parida
featuresports19 days ago

Satire Saturday | Stuart Broad is the greatest bowler of all time

Stuart Broad is the greatest bowler of all time. And anyone who denies this fact is lying to themselves and the whole world.
Anirudh Suresh
featuresportsa month ago

Satire Saturday | Bowlers will change cricket fans’ narrow shaded glasses or can they

Very often, the first thing that comes to mind of a cricket fan, at any level is when would I be able to witness a batting master-class, when would I be able to see my favourite batsmen scoring. But, never in life, apart from our younger days, have we ever credited the bowlers?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresportsa month ago

Satire Saturday | VAR or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

This love affair all started long before VAR was actually introduced in the Premier League, with it making headlines all across Europe. But rumour has it, and rumours are always true just ask Real Madrid or Manchester United or Arsenal, that it started the day Neil Warnock starred down referees.
Siddhant Lazar
featuresportsa month ago

Satire Saturday | Shashank Manohar gets reality check after stepping down as ICC Chairman

‘There is no doubt that cricket owes Shashank a debt of gratitude for all he has done for the sport. He has left cricket and the ICC in a better place than he found it’ - was ICC deputy chairman Imran Khwaja’s statement when Shashank Manohar took the farewell.
Bastab K Parida
featuresports2 months ago

Satire Saturday | SLC and BCCI open investigation over match-fixing claims

Former Sri Lankan sports minister, Mahindananda Aluthgamage, who served in the post from 2010 to 2015, had expressed his opinion that the Sri Lankan cricket team ‘sold’ the match, with some sections in the setup involved. Post that, finally, the Sri Lankan Cricket association opened investigations.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports2 months ago

Satire Saturday | Vision is to convert BBL into a reality show, confirms Alistair Dobson

Alistair Dobson, the head of the Big Bash League, in the wake of the new proposed changes to the tournament, has confirmed that the ultimate goal of the organizers is to convert the Big Bash League into a reality show. Dobson has also confirmed the implementation of a plethora of other new rules.
Anirudh Suresh
featuresports2 months ago

Satire Saturday | Premier League’s ‘ghosts’ call upon the common man to help save English football and the world

‘Hear ye, hear ye. The great international distraction is finally back and with it all the drama, action and a total lack of social distancing that the world has always wanted. It’s brilliant, it’s beautiful and it’s on TV again, giving mortals hope again that a world beyond Netflix binging exists.’
Siddhant Lazar
featuresports2 months ago

Satire Saturday | ICC plans to revolutionise cricket; including changes like face masks and sanitizers

It is the middle of summer in the hot and dry country - Dubai, where incidentally is also ICC’s headquarters and the hottest point of our discussion - the meeting which plans to revolutionize cricket. The council, headed by the chairman, Shashank Manohar is all set to make a big decision.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam