What’s the first thing that strikes your mind when you hear “T20 cricket”? Humongous Sixes? Super Overs? Franchise tournaments? Lavish auctions? Or maybe the Cheerleaders? People can literally associate various things when they hear about this format. It’s a kind of cricket that was introduced as an entertainment and to expand the game. While traditional … Continue reading Is Power Hitting the only acceptable norm in T20?
It was December 2009 and yet again a clash between India and Sri Lanka- 2 subcontinent sides who had some memorable encounters during the past decade. Fans have seen a lot of contests between India and Sri Lanka over the years. A total of 159 ODI games have been played between the 2 sides, which … Continue reading A Run-feast in Rajkot
If you had invested in stock market, you would have realized that the graph never follows a linear path. There are times when it moves up creating a bullish trend and the occasional troughs that triggers a panic among investors. Also, there are lucrative talks about how investments made during the 1990s would have made … Continue reading A Period of Transition
Remember the old Australian team? The team that everyone loved to hate and felt jealous about? They had a very threatening test line up. Openers Matthew Hayden and Justin Langer made life difficult for the new bowlers. In came Punter at number 3, who would neutralize the joy of an early wicket through his intimidating … Continue reading Adapting to red ball challenge
The scorecard was 12 for 3 when AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis came out to bat during the first test against India in Newlands earlier this year. A solid partnership from the experienced pair at the middle helped South Africa to control the early damage caused by Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who completely decimated the … Continue reading Clearing Up the Tail
Misery for England continues in the Australian soil as they face another Ashes defeat against their rivals. The Englishmen are in the verge of getting whitewashed in the series and the barmy army wouldn't be pleased with the way the things have gone. Let's understand what went wrong for England in the series: Failure from … Continue reading The Ashes gets buried in Australia