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featuresports15 hours ago

Satire Saturday | What are cricket fans doing in quarantine

When I first held a cricket bat, I was three years old and that damn piece of willow has stayed with me for my whole life - in different forms, of course. And now, the privilege of watching the greatest sport in the world has been taken away due to a darned ‘bat’ that was killed somewhere in China.
Sritama Panda
featuresports8 days ago

Satire Saturday | The force of Superstition behind Tamim-Liton's 292-run partnership

The Bangladeshis are a real emotional bunch of people and, not just the fans, the senior men’s national cricket team are no less in those grounds. While emotions may or may not work for their best on the cricket field, a crazy superstition did work out for them and how! Let’s find out.
Sritama Panda
featuresports15 days ago

Satire Saturday | A peek inside India’s dressing room following widespread coronavirus

India had just finished their series against Sri Lanka, in December, and went on to play another series against Australia. Until then, the threat of the Coronavirus seemed minimal. But when they were in New Zealand, the monumental increase of the virus had started to created chaos around the world.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports22 days ago

Satire Saturday | A day at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru

If you’re an avid follower of Indian cricket, there is no way that you would have not come across these three golden words - National Cricket Academy. But have you ever wondered what REALLY goes on there? Well, I recently went on a ‘trip’ to the NCA in Bengaluru to quash all doubts.
Anirudh Suresh
featuresportsa month ago

Satire Saturday | Indian team management’s superstition leads to Jetlagged Ishant’s sudden appearance

It was a day-off for me and I was chilling with a beer when my phone buzzed. My source from the BCCI Churchgate office found the goodwill to return the call after 33 attempts from my side. Well, the agony had suddenly gone down and joy arrived. Such is the power of the BCCI, you see.
Bastab K Parida
featuresportsa month ago

Satire Saturday | When we took a peek at BCCI’s 60,000 unread emails

If you ever wondered what the inbox of one of the richest cricketing boards (read:BCCI) looked like, cheer up, your wait is over. We, here at SportsCafe, got the chance to take a peek over their emails where we discovered and unraveled some bizarre, crazy and shocking information.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresportsa month ago

Satire Saturday | Sachin Tendulkar’s evil wish means Virat Kohli will never break his record

If you’re an avid cricket fan, like me, of late, you might have been wondering what’s happened to Virat Kohli and why he’s not scoring centuries anymore. Well, I lost my sleep over the same, too, but luckily, on Wednesday, I managed to learn the truth behind his ‘fall from grace’.
Anirudh Suresh