Category: Editor’s Pick

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...

India in England: Selection changes? No, futile. Tweaks? Yes but they won’t make a huge difference

As a cricket nation, we can’t help but let emotions influence our judgements. Loss in the World Test Championship (WTC) final after two years of hard grind has...

Does Cheteshwar Pujara need to alter his method for English conditions?

It was quite typical of Cheteshwar Pujara’s Test career that he walked in to bat in the WTC final when New Zealand had just started to get their radar right and...

What is the future of T20 numbers?

Cricket is a supposedly numbers-heavy sport, but it’s curious and peculiar in the way that recorded statistics capture only the results of each ball. A dismissal is...

Ollie Robinson

Ollie Robinson issue – focus on education, not just penalising players

That despite a skillful display of bowling, the talk on Ollie Robinson’s Test debut revolves around his inappropriate remarks made eight years ago is a good sign....

Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma to miss Tests

It shouldn’t be Siraj versus Ishant but Siraj versus Shami for India’s WTC final

Following are Ishant Sharma’s collective numbers from his last two Test tours to England: 32 wickets from 8 Tests at an average of 25.56. The corresponding numbers...

Rahul Tewatia

The night Rahul Tewatia brought the fairytale comeback trope to life

27th September 2020 is a day Rahul Tewatia will never be able to let go of even until his last breath. They say that a moment lasts forever, embedded in the space-time...

How to play Rashid Khan?

Rashid Khan is arguably the best T20 spinner in the world. He is averaging 20.49 in IPL and just had his best ever IPL season 5 months ago where he averaged just 17.2...

Andre Russell in IPL 2019 for Kolkata Knight Riders

T20 Beast Andre Russell’s Road to Redemption 

The Jamaican all-rounder Andre Russell is one of those players who would take your breath away and leave the opponents shell-shocked. The Destruction Machine instills...

India

Move aside Tolkien, India pens better fantasy at The Gabba

“Frodo: I wish the Ring had never come to me. I wish none of this had happened. Gandalf: So do all who live to see such times, but that is not for them to decide. All...