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featuresports5 months ago

What if Wednesday | What if CSK retained R Ashwin instead of Jadeja in 2018 auction

Dhoni might have attended an insane cult following in Chennai, but Ashwin is the original Chennai Super King. Inarguably he is the greatest cricketer to have come out of Tamil Nadu and his Veera Level performance in the lengths and breaths of the country has made him a true giant of Indian cricket.
Bastab K Parida
featuresports7 months ago

The Good, Bad and Ugly ft Reece James’s good fight, Suresh Raina arrested and FIFA’s complaint against Sepp Blatter

Another week goes by and the penultimate week of 2020 has left us a lot to talk about in this week’s edition of ‘Good, Bad and Ugly’. From Reece James delivering food to the homeless to more charges filed against Sepp Blatter to Suresh Raina flouting COVID rules but the world keeps spinning.
Siddhant Lazar
featuresports8 months ago

What if Wednesday | What if Delhi Daredevils bought Deepak Chahar in 2018 IPL Auction

Welcome to a series, where we look back at a mind-puzzling moment in the history of the game and tweak it a little bit to make it mind-boggling. This week, we are looking at what would have happened had Delhi Daredevils bought Agra pacer Deepak Chahar ahead of CSK in the 2018 IPL Auction.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresportsa year 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
sportsa year ago

Good Bad Ugly ft. USA athletes' fresh protest, CSK's Covid-19 scare and the CSA turmoil

It's Sunday, that time of the week when we handpick the top six incidents from around the globe that you should know about - whether it's good, bad, or ugly. While the pandemic phase has given us little to cheer about, this edition features a few positives along with the usual suspects, of course.
sounak mullick
featuresportsa year ago

Satire Saturday | BCCI ‘need’ to give a #ProperSendOff to former cricketers

Perhaps if the Indian people on Twitter try hard enough, they could just about get #FarewellforMSD trending worldwide. Maybe that will get the BCCI’s attention?
Anirudh Suresh
newssportsa year ago

The Good, Bad and Ugly ft hockey camp restart, MS Dhoni's retirement and Fawad Alam's Test comeback

It's that time of the week once again - Sunday, and we are back with all our doses of Good, Bad, and Ugly. Even though sporting activities are mostly stalled around the world, we've still got enough on our list to fill your appetite, so sit back and enjoy on your couch and enjoy the read.
sounak mullick
featuresportsa year ago

Friday Fights | The Big ODI Fight - Yuvraj Singh vs Suresh Raina

Recently, Yuvraj Singh made a statement that MS Dhoni, as skipper, favoured Suresh Raina more, which put off his chances a bit. While that statement was based on the all-round abilities, it has actually given us a chance to look at the duo’s career in the April 23rd edition of the Friday Fights.
Bastab K Parida
featuresportsa year 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
featuresports3 years ago

The Good, Bad & Ugly ft. Ramkumar Ramanathan, Sai Praneeth and KL Rahul

From Ramkumar Ramanathan reaching ATP 250 event final to ICC taking giant strides towards making Cricket free of corruption, this week had positive things to offer. However, IOA’s controversy-filled decision to remove Pencak Silat players from Asiad ensured that the balance is restored.
Subhayan Dutta