All posts tagged "Latest"
The time has come to recall George Bailey
The ball-tampering saga and subsequent turn of events shattered Australian cricket. Steve Smith and David Warner’s absence have left a huge void in their batting line-up and more importantly, they have to find a new a leader....
- Posted March 31, 2018
Manish Pandey: Holding the middle order together
Manish Pandey grabbed plenty of eyeballs when he became the first Indian to hit a century in IPL in 2009. He scored an unbeaten 114 off 73 balls against the now-defunct Deccan Chargers. However, he could only...
- Posted March 14, 2018
Calum MacLeod’s uncanny ability to hit daddy hundreds
Hitting hundreds is tough unless your name is Virat Kohli. Hitting daddy hundreds in ODIs, meanwhile, is even tougher. Even the great Sachin Tendulkar hit only five 150+ scores in his illustrious 463-match ODI career. He shares...
- Posted March 6, 2018
The roller-coaster ride of Ben Stokes
“It’s hard when you feel down and you think, ‘Why is the world doing this to me?’ But you have to pick yourself up again.” – Jessica Ennis (British Athlete) England’s Ben Stokes has done exactly that....
- Posted February 28, 2018
Will Suresh Raina play in the 2019 World Cup?
Suresh Raina is back and with flying colours. Although he was a bit nervous in the first game, he looked solid in the next two games in the recently concluded T20I series. Raina hit the first ball...
- Posted February 26, 2018
The curious case of Dinesh Karthik
Dinesh Karthik is a talented right-handed batsman. His shots through the offside are a treat to watch. He is a player who can anchor the innings and up the ante when needed. Though he made his debut...
- Posted February 21, 2018
An open letter to Suresh Raina
Dear Raina, Happy to see that you are back in the T20I squad again. It is a moment to rejoice. It is a moment to celebrate. I was shocked when you were overlooked by the selectors...
- Posted January 29, 2018
The Pujara method of scoring runs
Cheteshwar Pujara took 54 balls to score his first run in the first innings of the third Test against South Africa. People laughed at him and made trolls. In the end, he scored a gritty 50 off...
- Posted January 25, 2018
Faf du Plessis: The trusted second fiddle
South Africa skipper, Faf du Plessis has been enjoying a good series against India. The right-hander has had three good innings, 62, 63, and 48 to his credit. His runs tally (173) in the series is only...
- Posted January 19, 2018
Why dropping Bhuvneshwar Kumar sends the wrong message?
India lost the first Test of the ongoing series in South Africa by 72 runs. In the loss, Hardik Pandya and Bhuvneshwar Kumar stood tall. Hardik’s 93 in the first innings was impressive and Bhuvneshwar was excellent...
- Posted January 13, 2018