The greatest all-rounder of the game Sir Gary Sobers was born on July 28, 1936. 38 years later, on November 22, a man who's quite simply a brand ambassador of the word 'swagger' made his Test debut. 10 years later...
In a sport known to thrill endlessly, can one imagine the game without Pakistan? It was Shaiza and Sharmeen Khan who first introduced Women’s Cricket to the nation way back in 1996. After having a lot of hiccups, they first...
Since the advent of modern cricket, South Africa- Australia rivalry has been a fierce and competitive one, much like the South American neighbors- Brazil and Argentina in football. And it’s in this crucial battle where a man known as Albie...
Robert Ogilvie was in the stands at the Gaba drinking with his mates. Australia had been reduced to 38 for 3 chasing 259 after having lost the first Commonwealth final to India, a couple of days earlier. Back in Meerut,...
Cricket can very clearly prove to you why life's unfair at times. In fact, why it's massively unfair. But how? If you were to at this very point refer to your search engine and say, "highest-ever ODI score team," or were...
Imagine you're just 20 years old, playing in your first-ever IPL. You end up with the highest run-tally from your side. The perfect first impression in front of the masses. Shreyas Iyer, who was a part of India's squad in...
Definition of a good player? Someone who makes lots of runs. So who’s a great player? Someone who makes lots of runs all the time? You put Mark Waugh, Saeed Anwar, Andy Flower in the former league. But only Sangakkara, Dravid, and...
Forget the big muscular batsmen. Forget the sky-touching strike rates or the 100-meter-long sixes. It's fast bowling- first and foremost- that makes you West Indian and warrants you the raised eyebrow and the sigh of fear of batsmen. Today, there's Oshane Thomas...
Are you considered a great only because of big numbers? Many have loved the game and done great things in it. But how many has Cricket loved back? Isn’t that what qualifies to be called a ‘legend? When your deeds are recounted decades...
You may take the West Indies lightly in ODIs and Tests. But doing so in T20Is can be unhealthy for bowlers’ economy rates and not so great for the team morale. We know what happened to England in 2016 at the...