Clearing Up the Tail

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

A rare contest between bat and ball

It was 2010 and the stage was all set for the legendary spinner Muttiah Muralitharan to finish his test career on a high note; an 18 year-long journey that broke a number of records, witnessing various accolades and criticisms. The venue was Galle International Stadium, which was brutally damaged by 2004 Tsunami. A renovation work … Continue reading A rare contest between bat and ball