If India in England in 2018 could be stated in one word then probably it may not be wrong to call it Virat Kohli excels, others in hell. Virat Kohli is playing some magnificent cricket in all three formats. We've...
When Fakhar Zaman arrives at the crease in the UAE to open his account, it will be hard not to expect something special out of Pakistan’s only double-hundred maker in ODI cricket. He might have crushed Zimbabwe under the weight...
Cricket has come a long way, from being a prototype of Pro-Colonial dominance into being a global sport followed by millions. It essentially upholds and symbolizes a social fabric and definitive trademark of a Nation and its inhabitants. Take an...
In the winter of 2001-02, India hosted a Nasser Hussain-led England side that looked much more determined and well-prepared in comparison to what was on display on England’s horrendous tour of 1992-93. The series had plenty of highlights, not always...
That smooth, rhythmic run-up to the crease; the foxiness of mixing spinners with bounce and pace: can a tribute to Anisa Mohammed evade her conduct in the game, one marked with grace? For a sport, so intrinsically resting of the...
The Fifth Test of the Ashes series in 2001 was played at the Oval. An English batsman, no longer young, no longer in the prime of cricketing youth, was up against a crooked albeit challenging coterie of Australian bowlers. McGrath...
With three World Cup events having taken place in England, the International Cricket Council (ICC) opened up the event to go global. Thus, India and Pakistan got a nod ahead to host the first-ever world cup in 1987. Zimbabwe, who played...
The World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe earlier this year featured its fair share of heartbreaks, as the International Cricket Council’s regressive decision to trim the 2019 World Cup meant that only two berths were up for grabs. Scotland came...
A story that can be filed under the section ‘Shocking but true.’ The hero (rather, for Test match purists, also the villain) of the tale is the ‘Universe Boss’ from the Caribbean, Chris Gayle. Stunningly so, it was a six from Chris Gayle that reversed the fortunes of the West Indian team against...
Sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand. Beholds true in the case of Hardik Pandya. The barrage of criticism on him had been unprecedented after the Lord's test. Moreover, the hunt for a scapegoat...