Category: Pre-match

A reformed RCB eye their maiden IPL title with a bolstered squad

Winning five out of their seven matches, RCB had a good time in the first phase of the IPL 2021. While they were arguably lucky on a few occasions, they did perform well...

No DRS for Pakistan-New Zealand series

Pakistan-New Zealand series to proceed without DRS as BCCI secures extra technological crew for IPL

The widely accepted Decision Review System (DRS) could prove to be the cause of another rift between the BCCI and PCB, as the second half of IPL 2021 coincides with...

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli’s template – perennially riddled with twists and turns

Post the first Test at Trent Bridge, where India were comfortably placed before rain played spoilsport, Virat Kohli was effusive in his praise for his players. Not only...

Mohammed Siraj

Mohammed Siraj, the fast bowler from the Virat Kohli era

Mohammed Siraj has stormed into the Indian Test line-up that had three domineering quicks in the prime of their career and carved out a place for himself, becoming Virat...

Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane haven't enjoyed great returns in Test cricket since 2020 | Individual Pics: BCCI

In defense of India’s experienced trio

Cricket is all about narratives set by the media, the fans and the commentators. And Indian cricket is full of narratives because of the involvement of a vast fanbase....

ENG vs IND 2021: Can Jasprit Bumrah make a strong comeback?

Jasprit Bumrah will certainly grab a high position in the list of players who had a dream start to their careers. Ever since attaining the prestigious Indian cap,...

ENG vs IND preview

Is this India’s best chance to beat England in the Virat Kohli era?

Let’s not talk about the last Test series between India and England in the latter’s backyard in 2018. It’s already known that India competed really well, but...

Can Sam Curran fill the void left by Ben Stokes?

Just 20 years of age, playing in the second match of his career in a high profile series against India, Sam Curran produced a magnificent all-round display to help...

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,...

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...