Category: Analysis

ENG-W vs IND-W Dream11

The ingredients are there; the recipe needs a tweak: India’s build up to the 2022 ODI World Cup

As Mithali Raj pierced a packed offside field at the New Road Ground in Worcester like a thread through a needle, and took India to a win in the final ODI of the three...

Seven India openers for the SL series

An in-depth look at the seven India openers in the T20I squad for Sri Lanka series

India had sent 24 players to England for the WTC Final and the England Test series. Most nations would be stretching their list of top quality,...

How the DRS baffled the third umpire, Sri Lankans and Suryakumar Yadav in bizarre review during Sri Lanka-India ODI

Bizarre scenes were on display at the start of the 23rd over in the Indian innings before rain brought the proceedings to a halt in the third and final ODI against Sri...

Virat Kohli is one of the best all format batsmen the world has ever seen

Who were the most consistent batsmen in the inaugural World Test Championship?

Consistency — one of the most important and desirable traits in a batsman, yet, one of the most vague and misunderstood ones. Unlike the objective metrics like...

Deep dive: What makes Shafali Verma so successful?

On 26 September 2017, ICC announced a slew of changes to the playing conditions in both the men’s and women’s game. One of those rule changes is the...

West Indies batsmen struggled

Hammered by the Proteas, where exactly are West Indies Test batsmen lagging? What went wrong?

Cricket is a funny game, they say. Fortunes can be made and destroyed inside a single game. In the imminent future, it could very well be that the West Indies get the...

World Test Championship Final: Strengths and Weaknesses of Indian batsmen

What if I told you that Ravindra Jadeja has been run out more often than he has been Leg Before Wicket in the last 5 years in Test cricket? Unbelievable, right? Yet,...

Virat Kohli was the best batsman during India's last tour of England

World Test Championship Final: India’s batsmen in the last 5 years

How do you stop yourself from constantly recalling the events of the 2019 World Cup semi-final, whenever India plays a knockout match in an ICC tournament from now on?...

Virat Kohli was the best batsman during India's last tour of England

Will Kohli be the king of another summer in England?

The last time India played a Test series in England, they didn’t have a great time. They fought hard but did not have good returns, losing the series 1-4. The visiting...

World Test Championship final: Analyzing India’s bowling cartel 

The sight of Virat Kohli urging Indian fans in the stands to hype up the bowler running in has become commonplace. It gets the crowd going, breathes life into a possibly...