Anuraag Peesara

Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson is truly the best that world cricket can get

Cricket is a game of patience, one that makes your nerves to wiggle and quiver until the very end. Blink your eye for a moment and you might miss out on the greatest...

Shane Watson

Shane Watson vs Wahab Riaz – A riveting chapter among the many “Watson memories”

Shane Watson was very different from the usual Australian cricketers, yet had some facets in him that were quintessentially Aussie. He could glare with rage and talk a...

James Anderson

James Anderson and 600 Test wickets – A perpetual conjurer with the red cherry in hand

Quite effortlessly, James Anderson has been swinging the red ball, getting that banana curve more often than not, leaving batsmen clueless and audience jaw-dropped. He...

Suresh Raina – An under-appreciated dark horse who thrived in the shadows

He looked more like that boy from our neighborhood, one who was charming, talented and humble. Suresh Raina was like a fine dessert to the main course, more often than...

Old debate flares up again: Ravichandran Ashwin right in calling for parity restoration

Not very long ago, Jos Buttler was playing an absolute blinder in the IPL against the Kings XI Punjab. His team, the Rajasthan Royals, were cruising and it was proving...

Heightened emotions, unforeseen circumstances and controversies – A World Cup final like never before

With no more nails left to bite and a billion hearts beating fast irrelevant of their allegiances, Jofra Archer was ready to deliver the ball of a lifetime, with Martin...

Reliving the 2019 WC semi-finals: A heartbreak at Old Trafford 365 days ago

Graham Gooch’s hundred at the Wankhede, the ultimate debacle against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens, Ricky Ponting’s “spring bat” toying the Indian bowlers in...

Nitin Menon: Journey thus far and challenges lying ahead as ICC Elite Panel Umpire

After a 10-year gap, in 2006, BCCI decided to conduct an exam for umpires aspiring to officiate at the domestic and national level. Narendra Menon, a former First-class...

World Cup

On This Day: 1975 World Cup Final – A buccaneering battle between bat and ball

Sunil Gavaskar’s discombobulating effort on day 1 to Clive Lloyd’s pyrotechnics on the final day, the 1975 World Cup is remembered for more reasons than just...

Mic in hand, a pint of beer, controversies and Ravi Shastri

In his U19 days, Ravi Shastri was once caught with a bottle of beer in his hand, a story confirmed by the man himself. One of the team managers took the issue seriously...