Review – 2017 Test Team of the Year

  The Cricket Cauldron’s Test team for the year 2017 features three players each from Australia, India and South Africa, and one each from Bangladesh and England. While deciding on the top five was rather straightforward, there were quite a few contenders for the wicketkeeper and all-rounder spots. Likewise, the third fast bowling berth too […]

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REVIEW – Difference in bowling prowess the decisive factor amid run-glut

  An unprecedented 5870 runs were scored in the recently-concluded four-match Test series between Australia and India for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Never before had so many runs been scored in a four-Test series.   Incidentally, the previous highest tally of 5651 also came in a series between the same teams – in Australia in 2003-04. […]

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REVIEW – ICC World Twenty20 2014

  The fifth edition of the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh saw a fifth different winner, thus underlining the undeniable characteristic of unpredictability of the shortest format. However, the best team deservedly won the tournament, with Sri Lanka finally going one step further from being runners-up with a complete performance in the final against hitherto-unbeaten […]

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