From being born in a lower middle class Indian family and aspiring to be a constable in Police services to becoming the premier fast bowler in the National Cricket team of his country, Umesh Yadav’s journey to stardom inspires...
It's January 17. We are at the surreal, green Mount Maunganui. Batting first on a wicket that hardly seems to be assisting quicks, South Africa Under-19 hoist 282. It's never going to be that easy for Emmanuel Stewart's boys to...
It was 1988 when an 18-year-old teenage boy from the Caribbean was among the centre of attraction in the first edition of U-19 World Cup held in Australia. The boy later on went to become one of the finest...
The West Indies are broken. Die-hard fans are hoping- perhaps, against hope- that the team would emerge unscathed in the 2019 World Cup qualifiers, where an in-form Afghanistan and a dangerous Ireland will be looking to impose themselves. Standing 9th...
Born in Welkom, the second largest city in the free state of South Africa, it took him 6 years to get into the national team when he became the highest scorer for the domestic franchise knights in 2011. The...
The last that Suresh Raina played a T20 for India, he top scored in a dominant India showing. His fiery 45-ball 63 knocked England off the tenterhooks and gave India a sterling 75-run victory. That was February 2017. It's been...
The world doesn't come to a halt when Pujara comes out to bat. People don't throw away their TV sets when he gets out. Chances are, if there's a Kohli at the other end, you'd rather be interested in...
On day one of the first test between South Africa and India at Cape Town, AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis were raising temperatures at Newlands with a crucial partnership. This left the Indian supporters anxious and when...
In an era swarmed by alluring surnames like Kitchen, Hope and, Dickwella, the name Sidebottom offers a fitting throwback to an era where left-handed fast bowlers with uncombed hair represented English Cricket. Ryan Sidebottom- who's turned 40 today- was...
Australia - a land laden with glorious sporting history, rugged terrain, and fierce weather. The coarseness of the landscape has invariably seeped into the way the Aussies play the game of Cricket. The country has produced a strong and impressive...