The IPL is not just a slam-bang competition, it is a tournament that gives fans more than just amusement. It is the stage where the game’s stalwarts, sometimes fellow countrymen, have a go at each other. Fans have begun to feel the adrenaline rush as team news and cricket match predictions of this […]Read More Extras – Five most anticipated duels of IPL 2018
England and India are set to play a five-Test series for the first time since 1984-85 when they lock horns for the Pataudi Trophy, which is the trophy given to the winner of the series between these two nations played in England. The last time India played a five-Test series in England was in […]Read More IN FOCUS – The Pataudi Trophy (India in England) 2014 : Preview
The rigours of the modern game are well known – the advent and rise of Twenty20 over the last few years have led to an extremely packed calendar every year. Countless number of games are being played by certain teams across all formats – even though many of the limited overs matches contested have hardly any meaning or […]Read More VIEWPOINT – India needs format-based teams and split captaincy
India have been rolled over again, this time in four days and a wee bit more. Another insipid bowling performance, yet another fragile batting performance and of course England’s growing brilliance condemned the hosts to a 7 wicket defeat at the Eden Gardens – the first time since 1999-00 that India have lost two back-to-back Tests […]Read More VIEWPOINT – So when will the changes come?
Just about a week ago, India looked confident and determined to achieve their goal of a ‘revenge’ series whitewash. It had all gone according to script in the first Test – a slow track at Motera, England as expected succumbing to spin, and an easy 9-wicket triumph for the hosts. But captain MS Dhoni […]Read More REVIEW – The spin theory that spun back