Category: Opinion

Indian Women Test

The Indian Women Test team’s seven year wait ends as history beckons

It was summer of 2014 in UK. Natalie Sciver steamed in and delivered an outswinger to Shikha Pandey, who was batting at 24* with the India captain Mithali Raj at the...

Why Glenn Phillips doesn’t have an IPL contract yet?

Born in the Eastern Cape, Glenn Phillips, is one of many cricketing talents that South Africa have quite generously lost to the rest of the world. The New Zealand and...

Kohli

India WTC – India take cue from England’s failings: back your instincts but also focus more on defence

India WTC: As England got dominated by some class New Zealand bowling twice inside three days in Birmingham, their Indian counterparts had much to observe and take out...

Do England need Chris Woakes in their T20I side?

An integral member of their Test and ODI setups, Chris Woakes has featured in only 8 T20Is for England. For the large part of his now nearly a decade-old career, the...

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...

Apology not enough, Shakib Al Hasan’s inexcusable behaviour deserves action from BCB

Usually seen mesmerising his fans with the bat and ball, Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan acted disgracefully on the field in a Dhaka T20 League game on Thursday...

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...

The Hundred

The Hundred: A hundred reasons why

Amid the blaring music, cheering crowd, whooshing flame burners, cricketers in multi-coloured jerseys will walk on the red carpet onto the cricket field to feature in...

This does seem like the end of Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s Test career

It’s been more than three years, but the memories of that Bhuvneshwar Kumar spell are so vivid. That pristine January 2018 afternoon in Cape Town, Bhuvneshwar ran...

South Africa should welcome AB de Villiers back with open arms

At the sidelines of the recently suspended IPL 2021, AB de Villiers made inarguably his most honest and clear admission of wanting to represent South Africa again and...