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...
Every team is, for all intents and purposes, a strong force in its own backyard. South Africa were never going to be that easy to conquer. But the team that Virat Kohli took to Cape Town wasn't just any...
It has been a rollercoaster ride for India’s premier spinner; one praised for his success and riled for his failure to perform in alien conditions. Ravichandaran Ashwin has scaled the peak which no other cricketer has achieved in history...
For a team that is currently languishing at the bottom of the ICC ODI and Test rankings, a respite from defeat is both rare and hard to find. But problems for the West Indies are more than just a...