"It wasn't the easiest wicket to bat on," exclaimed a man having struck 130 against the Windies just the other day at Guyana. This is a man who generates polarised views about his abilities. While purely on statistical merit- he is...
Shanon Gabriel and Kemar Roach’s form in the home season has reminded us of the glorious legacy of pace bowling of Caribbean. We rewind the clock back to analyze, which are best pairs of fast bowling since legends- Curtly...
Cricket hates a low-scoring contest. After all, it's called a batsman's game. Flying stumps are pretty much about as dreadful as having a salad for a Sunday brunch. A no-show with the bat is like missing out on a massive night out...
There was a time when opinions on the game came only from the informed. It wasn't a rule of sorts; it was just how things were. Those who had knowledge spoke. Those who didn't merely enjoyed the proceedings. Back then, there were no...
10,000 plus ODI runs, a batting average in excess of 51, 10 hundreds, nearly 70 fifties, a strike rate of 88, countless dismissals, lightning fast reflexes, some dropped chances, some white hair as seen the other day in addition...
It’s March 2000. A lanky 19-year old walks out to bat at No. 6 for India. The city of Allahabad is overjoyed to see its son Mohammad Kaif make his Test debut. The script has begun to write itself. 2...
You know him as Bangladesh’s finest export to the game. You know him for being the team’s hero. For die-hard fans, Shakib exemplifies Bangladesh. In fact, during tense situations, Bangladesh becomes Shakib.   But you’ve had it all wrong all this while. You’ve been sold...
July 14, 2018. The West Indies are battling to survive. On Day 2, they seemed certain winners but suddenly, on Day 3, they are clueless. "Is that thing in our hands called a bat?", it seems their batsmen wonder. "What does...
Ever since Kuldeep Yadav has set foot in the UK he has been on fire. These are his match figures in each of the games he has played thus far on the tour: 4/21 v Ireland, 3-16 v Ireland,...
Maxwell seems lacklustre, Tim Paine's failed to get going, there's no sign of Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Agar cannot always pinch-hit and, Shaun Marsh seems clearly overburdened. Australian cricket is at its lowest ebb at present. The ball-tampering scandal ripped the heart...