Charudatt Prabhu

Bowls leg-spin, drops it short, stands only in the slips, drops anything that falls short. Tweets @charu_prabhu

The Hundred

The Hundred: A hundred reasons why

Amid the blaring music, cheering crowd, whooshing flame burners, cricketers in multi-coloured jerseys will walk on the red carpet onto the cricket field to feature in...

Abracadabra! The Shane Warne, Brian Lara magic

The wizards, on their arrival, received warm applause. They then cast a spell that left everyone agape. They further occupied hearts and minds with a lasting imprint of...

Chahar

IPL 2021 | Mumbai Indians’ Rahul Chahar getting better and better

‘Rahul Chahar’, replied former India cricketer turned commentator Laxman Sivaramkrishnan, when asked about the spinner who has impressed him the most in this...

AUS vs IND: The Unconventional Genius of Steve Smith

  The bat does not point towards first slip but gully! No problem, but when it comes down, it comes straight. He is not side-on! Yes, he is front-on. His legs are...

Broad

England win the Wisden Trophy 2-1 after Broad heroics

England bowled out West Indies with ease to win the third Test at the Old Trafford by 269 runs and the series by 2-1. The play being stopped due to rain, the Hover Cover...

England vs West Indies, 3rd Test, Day 2: England in control as James Anderson – Stuart Broad join hands again

West Indies found themselves in deep trouble as England tail-enders shone with the bat and then James Anderson and Stuart Broad broke the back of their batting on the...

Ian Botham, Bob Willis and the heroics of the 1981 Headingley Test

There was an eerie silence at Lord’s. England captain Ian Botham put his head down and walked back to the dressing room after another duck in the second Ashes Test...

West Indies

England vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 4: Fancy England play the strategy game

The bat did the talking for the first half of the day. The ball turned the match quite dramatically in the last session of the fourth day of the second Test between...

The same old, Old Trafford!

After winning the opener against England, it was widely expected that West Indies would dominate the second Test at Old Trafford. The thought strengthened when skipper...

Burns

England vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 4: West Indies bounce back in the last hour

To say the West Indies showed no intent and had no plans would be incorrect. They were aware of what was happening. Perhaps, it was that kind of a day, when things...