Gomesh Shanmugavelayutham

Sourav Ganguly as ICC Chairman - Yay or Nay?

Sourav Ganguly as ICC Chairman – Yay or Nay?

“From our perspective, it would be great to see a cricket man like Sourav Ganguly may be getting into the President’s role of the ICC,” said Graeme Smith...

India v Pakistan - A Test rivalry that is least talked about

India v Pakistan – A Test rivalry that is least talked about

Sport is a way of life. Much like our life, a lot of things in sport are political, especially off the field. Sport and politics are intertwined so much that the impact...

Centuries in Women's T20I or the lack of it- An analytical take

Centuries in Women’s T20I or the lack of it- An analytical take

Did you know that the first women’s T20I was played almost six months before the first men’s T20I? Since then, the women have played 866 T20Is...

When Rohit Sharma turned towards the path of ODI greatness

“Whatever that happened before 2013, just forget that. Ask me questions only about after 2013,” said a candid Rohit Sharma in a press conference recently...

Time to market women’s cricket as a stand-alone product?

In the last ten months, the world has witnessed two magnificent women’s sporting events – the Women’s Football World Cup in June 2019 and the...

Why Suresh Raina is more Mr IPL than just 'Chinna Thala'

Why Suresh Raina is more Mr IPL than just ‘Chinna Thala’

“Why everybody has to call him ‘Chinna Thala’? ,” a friend, who is a legit Chennai Super Kings fan, asked me when we were discussing about Suresh...

Curtly Ambrose - the name that sent angst to batsmen in 90s

Curtly Ambrose – the name that sent angst to batsmen in 90s

If one walks into the Kings Casino bar at Antigua on a Friday night, they might run into a chilled-out guy in his 50s, donning a floppy hat, playing the guitar for a...

ICC Cricket World Cup Super League - Explained

The what, when, how of the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League?

In an unexpected scenario, the COVID-19 outbreak pandemic has brought the sporting world to halt. However, several sporting events are lined-up, and sports organisations...

Mumbai Indians has a laid out map on how they go about every season and that's what made them the most successful franchise of IPL so far

Success mantra for Mumbai Indians – Scout, statistics and off-season preparation

Mumbai Indians have a laid-out map on how they approach every season and that’s what makes them the most successful franchise of IPL so far. May 21, 2009. Mumbai...

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Heavy top-order and its flip-side

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Heavy top-order and the flip side to it

Sunrisers Hyderabad are one of the most consistent teams in the Indian Premier League. The franchise was bought by a new owner after playing in the league as Deccan...