Sahil Jain

Does the ICC term a rank-turner as a ‘poor pitch’?

As the second Test between India and South Africa moves to Pune, all eyes will be on the track that has already been given a ‘poor pitch’ rating by the ICC ....

India vs South Africa 2nd Test Preview: Hosts look to seal series as Proteas hope against rank turner

Bat big and long in the first innings and then let spinners dominate. That’s been India’s mantra at home. And that was how the first Test panned out. Under Virat...

IND v SA: South Africa fail to replicate first innings grit and fight

214 was South Africa’s highest total in the Test series in 2015. They had been rattled by spin. This time, when they were three-down for not too many on the second...

India vs South Africa 1st Test Preview: Rishabh Pant dropped as India go back to Wriddhiman Saha ahead of first Test against South Africa

‘Trial by spin.’ This was the phrase that became common when South Africa last played a Test match in India. In the four-match Test series in 2015, the Proteas lost...

Babar Azam: Slowly climbing the ladder and catching up with ODI greats including Virat Kohli

When you watch him bat, it seems like a poetry in motion. Nothing flashy, not a lot of flamboyance. Simply pure, smooth and serene. Babar Azam is growing constantly as a...

Sarah Taylor retires: Relive her best knocks in international cricket

If there is an MS Dhoni in the men’s game, there is a certain Sarah Taylor in the women’s game. These two cricketers have revolutionized the term...

Banton, Sibley, Parkinson and other new faces in England’s squad for the New Zealand series

A hectic England summer has nearly come to an end with only a few County Championship games left. The international schedule was pretty busy for the national side as...

Pak vs SL, 1st ODI: Match Preview, Playing XI and Key Players

January 24th 2009 – The last time Pakistan played an ODI game at the National Stadium in Karachi. 31st May 2015 – The last time Pakistan featured in an ODI in...

India vs South Africa | 3rd T20I Preview: Kohli expected to go with an unchanged XI at Bengaluru

It was all too easy in the end for Virat Kohli and his men in Mohali. They thrashed South Africa by seven wickets and chased down a target of 150 with ease. It was...

Akila Dananjaya and the other Sri Lankan spinners who were suspended for illegal actions

Over the years, the 15-degree bowling rule has created a lot of controversies. The likes of Saeed Ajmal, Johan Botha, Marlon Samuels are among the few who have been...