All posts tagged "Latest"

  • Pune: Dinesh Karthik of India in action during the second ODI match between India and New Zealand at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Oct 25, 2017. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)
    Dinesh Karthik : The second coming

    There is never a dull season for cricket in India. Like any other sports in the world, it is full of its own stories, of heroes who never give up, of captains with steely resolve, of batsmen...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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  • The time has come to recall George Bailey
    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
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  • Colombo: India's Manish Pandey in action during the T20I match between India and Sri Lanka at R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Sept 6, 2017. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)
    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
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  • Scotland need MacLeod to continue his form in the World Cup Qualifiers
    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
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  • Ben Stokes is back
    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
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  • Suresh Raina has an excellent ODI record in England
    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
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  • Pune: Dinesh Karthik of India in action during the second ODI match between India and New Zealand at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Oct 25, 2017. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)
    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
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  • An open letter to Suresh Raina
    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
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  • Cheteshwar Pujara
    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
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  • Faf du Plessis during India vs SA
    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
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