They were really nowhere in the Champions Trophy early this year. India marauded them at the sub-continent as well. And what’s more: Bangladesh recently defeated them. It doesn’t help that Australia have also had to deal with a bitter...
The cricket world needs teams like Bangladesh. Sometimes they punch above their weight. Sometimes they frustrate fans; leaving them on tenterhooks. Sometimes they fall badly. And sometimes they surge so magnificently so as to leave everyone stunned. But the...
If there was ever a list compiled for identifying world’s least recognised cricketers- a species strangely unrecognised despite possessing talent then Zimbabwe’s Guy Whittall would make it. In fact, Guy Whittall might top it that list Where does Guy Whittall stand in...
Sri Lanka. Not a happy place to be at present. Not exactly a paradise. A war zone, in fact. There are tears all around. Its not just sweat. Doesn't it feel like a grim place for now? You don't need to be a Boycott...
AB De Villiers has got a huge problem. It can’t be fixed ever. It seems. He gives you no time to settle down. You are not allowed to stare into his abyss of emotions. When you attempt to separate the...
As Edgbaston basked in the history for hosting the First ever Day Night Cricket Test in England, we turn over the history books between England and West Indies , the two sides involved in the momentous occasion England and West...
Shivnarine Chanderpaul. It isn't just any name. It's nearly a day and a half on the cricket pitch. It's bowlers soiled in sweat. It's tired fielders. Chanderpaul is about hot burning sun-punishing bowlers with the scorecard showing accumulation of runs. Constantly. Isn’t it? Chanderpaul...
We often speak about Pakistan cricket’s ability to churn out raw pace sensations literally out of the blue. In fact, we tend to get so obsessed with their pace factory, in an almost clichéd fashion, that we forget to...
There's a catch with overwhelmingly good talent. It seems like it's getting wasted or so because it seems effortless. And, yet, it also seems somehow inexhaustible. It works on the imagination. Doesn't it? Kevin Pietersen, it could be said, has been one such...
A freakish injury in teenage years, questions about his commitment to Zimbabwe Cricket. Low remunerations as a professional cricketer, an inconsistent team often finding it’s own place under the sun. And above all, the lure of taking steps for...