With 6 bilateral ODI series wins in a row, India on right track for World Cup 2019

Michael Clarke was one of the commentators in the recently concluded India-Australia ODI series. Before the third ODI in Indore, the former Australian captain, only in jest, prodded the Indian audience by saying how they would like the series to still be alive for the fourth and fifth ODIs. As it turned out, India won … Continue reading With 6 bilateral ODI series wins in a row, India on right track for World Cup 2019

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30 MS Dhoni stats that will blow your mind

MS Dhoni is perhaps one of the greatest leaders in the history of sports. He has captained Indian teams in all formats of the game in more than 300 internationals spanning close to 9 years. He is the most successful Indian captain. Under Dhoni’s leadership, the Men in Blue have won all the major ICC … Continue reading 30 MS Dhoni stats that will blow your mind

‘The 500’ club of Test matches

James Anderson became the latest to get 500 wickets in Test cricket against the West Indies at Lord’s. Anderson achieved this feat in his 129th Test match and now becomes the only English bowler to reach to 500 Test wickets. The Lancastrian is renowned for making the red ball swing at his mercy. A Jimmy Anderson out-swinger … Continue reading ‘The 500’ club of Test matches

MS Dhoni’s new avatar crucial leading up to the 2019 World Cup

There was a very candid moment in the third ODI against Sri Lanka in the current ODI series. MS Dhoni, in the process of guiding India to victory again – this time with Rohit Sharma, lay flat on his stomach seemingly trying to sleep while the Sri Lankan crowd raged at the periphery of the … Continue reading MS Dhoni’s new avatar crucial leading up to the 2019 World Cup

25 Virat Kohli stats that will amaze you

If you want to sum up Virat Kohli’s captaincy so far, especially Test captaincy, in three sentences it would be: He came. He saw. He conquered. Under Kohli, India has won 19 Tests out of 29 played, which makes him the most successful India captain in terms of win percentage (65.51%), ahead of MS Dhoni … Continue reading 25 Virat Kohli stats that will amaze you

Why Hardik Pandya should be used more extensively in Tests

Virat Kohli made a gutsy statement about Hardik Pandya at the press conference after the first Test at Galle. “I have a lot of faith in him (Hardik) as far as any format is concerned. If he grows in confidence – you see someone like Ben Stokes, what he does for England, brings in great … Continue reading Why Hardik Pandya should be used more extensively in Tests

It’s time the BCCI gives Women’s Cricket the respect it deserves

How do you look at India’s World Cup campaign? Has it ended with just a heart-breaking loss to England in the Final? Or has it potentially sparked a new beginning for Women’s Cricket in India? Before this World Cup, most cricket fans would have struggled to name all the players in the Indian squad. After … Continue reading It’s time the BCCI gives Women’s Cricket the respect it deserves