Category: Features

India vs South Africa: Shubman Gill’s handling of expectation and pressure with ease helps get him a Test call-up

KL Rahul dropped, Rohit Sharma confirmed to be an opener for the upcoming Test series against South Africa. Big news yes, but not as exciting as the inclusion of Shubman...

Gill, Rohit’s inclusion, Rahul’s omission and other talking points from India’s squad for Test series against South Africa

The announcement of the squad for the three-Test series against South Africa brought an end to the speculation, relief to some and excitement for others. While most of...

India’s 1983 World Cup triumph, the birth of IPL and other cricketing stories that made the Game what it is today

The game of cricket has evolved slowly even reluctantly, but ever so sure, it has emerged as one of the most followed game on Earth and a financially viable career for...

List of Hat-tricks in women’s ODI cricket history

Hat-tricks are rare in international cricket. Be it men’s or women’s, it has occurred a total of 12 times on the international stage – 100 in the men’s game...

It took India 20 years, but Afghanistan just 1 year

As they say, Test cricket is the pinnacle form of cricket. There are 12 Test teams with two of them (Ireland and Afghanistan) entering the fray only last year. 11 of...

Krunal Pandya’s impressive run to the core of India T20I set-up

In Krunal, India has found the allrounder they have always looked for in Ravindra Jadeja. While Krunal does have his fair share of issues, notably, against the short...

Performance of the captain on their team’s first Test win overseas

At the moment, there are 12 Test-playing nations, 11 of them have tasted at least one Test win and also, have at least one overseas Test victory. That stat/list includes...

IREvIND: 5 memorable performances by Irish players in T20Is

All the talk surrounding India’s tour to the UK has been fraught with how they would play England in all three formats. But before that the ‘Men in Blue’ square...

Sano Cricket Curry Festival: An unusual event to popularize cricket in Japan

Baseball dominates sport in Japan while Cricket is still not a big thing. Although Japan is an associate nation, since 2005,  they are doing their every bit to promote...

England vs India: A look back at the 5 heroes in India’s memorable triumph at Lord’s 2014

In the late 2000s, India became the No. 1 Test side in the world for the first time. And then in the early part of this decade (2010s), India lifted the World Cup for...