Category: Editor’s Pick

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...

Rahane

Drink it in, India, this conquest tastes particularly sweet

36 and an afternoon of horror. We’re all familiar with what followed next. India has played 544 Tests in its history and on no occasion, save this particular first...

Shane Watson

Shane Watson vs Wahab Riaz – A riveting chapter among the many “Watson memories”

Shane Watson was very different from the usual Australian cricketers, yet had some facets in him that were quintessentially Aussie. He could glare with rage and talk a...

IPL 2020: KXIP vs SRH Game Plan 1 – Counter the part-timers

The 43rd match of the IPL 2020 tournament between the blockbuster teams, Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad, could all be about match-ups. Here, we take a look at a...

IPL 2020

The return of the IPL and a nation distracted

Back in late March, with the IPL postponed, I had written a piece about how a world without cricket would look like for the few months when everything on the planet was...

SRH vs KKR Rashid Khan

Analysis: Rashid Khan, the talisman who could decide SRH’s 2020 IPL season

A few months ago, one wondered whether there will be any cricket played due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Fast forward to September, England have already played matches...

Buttler takes a spectacular catch to dismiss Shaheen Afridi in the third Test against Pakistan. Source: Photo: AFP / Alastair Grant

Foakes or Buttler? Specialist Keeper or effective batsman? – The Wicket-Keeper conundrum

It is a never-ending debate; whether to play a wicket-keeper purely based on his/her skills with the gloves or based on what more the player offers with the bat. In...

Dom Bess

Analyzing Dom Bess through the Swann looking glass

This first post-lockdown cricket series lived up to all the hype from those who missed the sport dearly with things all tied up between England and West Indies with the...