In a move that saddened Virat Kohli so much so that he decided to shave his beard and instantly pass the baton of macho-hood to Stuart Broad, ICC’s, Dave Richardson declared the 2017 edition of the Champions Trophy stands...
New Zealand’s had fast bowlers. New Zealand's also had express fast bowlers and, those who could be called nearly fast-bowling tearaways. But despite having had the services of the great Richard Hadlee, Shane Bond, Chris Cairns, and Chris Martin, they lacked a pair...
It's not always that the West Indies eye a clean-sweep. But on June 6, 2017, they'll possibly compete with the huge psychological advantage of pushing out visitors, Afghanistan from Warner Park at Basseterre, in the island paradise of Saint Kitts...
When you walk on a tight-rope, balance doesn't just serve as a skill, rather as a potent strength that can save you from the embarrassment of a fall. Nobody wishes to lose a bone. Nobody cherishes the idea of seeing the...
It’s been 25 years since the English cricket team was last dubbed among the top favourites in 50-over Cricket, let alone possessing the coveted ‘favorite’ tag. England had never been termed as the no.1 contenders for an ICC event, even when they...
Cricket’s been kind to the menfolk. Let’s not even get there. Right ladies? With due regard to Cricket’s mighty hitters, timber crushers and those who do both just too well, why’s women’s cricket languishing where it is today? In a game that...
Surely, Michael Hussey doesn't need to sign a cheque using his full name. Or even his initials for that matter. Just the nickname would do. One wonders about the delight in being saluted with a nickname that represents an all-encompassing tribute to...
Mahela was there that day. On May 21, 2017, as Parthiv Patel, nearly dropped half his weight in the nervous, palpable excitement of running out Pune's number 10 on the last delivery of the IPL final, mega convergence happened...
‘’If you can dream it, you can achieve it’’.  Walt Disney’s quote, universally lauded for the motivation it serves, couldn’t spare a young Barbadian boy of its power, who dreamt of playing cricket for his country one day. The boy turned...
How could anything ever come easy for Brian Lara? For someone who, at 8 declared he wanted to be the finest batsman of the world and ended a journey marked by some scintillating highs, it isn't too surprising that...