Banning Rabada sends a wrong signal to bowlers, especially to those who aspire to take wickets to floor the opponents.
Through deficiencies and difficulties, it will be interesting to see if the Knight Riders do manage to get their act together.
As the hosts, India need to come up with something smarter than the retention policy and allow their accomplished players to play for more sides and not stick to one for years.
Successful coaches in the past have played a more subtle role and allowed the captain and his players to perform on the field.
The way Virat batted after Saha’s dismissal, it became very, very clear that he always wanted to set the game up for an exciting finish.
The Pune strip used for the first match between India and Australia is all over the news for the wrong reasons. This was not the kind of pitch local curator Pandurang Salgaoncar, a former quick who once infamously broke Sunil Gavaskar’s hand with his pace, had predicted. Salgaoncar was confident “ball will fly” on his […]
India’s selection panel chairman MSK Prasad, a former Test wicketkeeper, recently spoke on a wide range of issues in a recent interview. One issue on which Prasad laid special emphasis is on a strong bench and prepare the team for overseas tours over the next few years. Soon after Prasad revealed his new panel’s blueprint […]
Today the sport of cricket, predominantly restricted to the commonwealth nations is now going leaps and bounds in terms of the reach of the sport to different parts of the world. The international governing body for the sport, the ICC has a host of international tournaments for teams which are equally matched in terms of […]
Dear Lord’s Cricket Ground, You have been providing us with videos of perhaps the most cherished moments in cricket as we know it. Although what I am about to say isn’t really something you would want to hear, the aforementioned statement is perhaps my disclaimer. Kumar Sangakkara, Eoin Morgan, Brendon McCullum, Alex Hales, David Willey, […]
Conflict of interest: A tangle that has confronted the BCCI: The standard of personal integrity is the paragon of any sort of sporting endeavor with no exception to sports administration. The sporting federations are hence considered to carry the baton of credibility, and honesty forward so that the stature of sport, both on and the […]