Anrich Nortje. Remember this name, in the otherwise gloomy and rather disastrous showing by the Proteas who have been tamed by the more sensible and street-smart England. It wasn't too long ago when I sat befuddled watching live proceedings at the...
Watching West Indian batting is more often like watching an entertaining musical. The focus is on the theatrics on the stage; the fun it generates. Not on the production or the choreography that remains veiled. The coaches. The big budgets...
Purely from a South African perspective, the kind of white-ball form that the tourists (currently in New Zealand) have displayed against a mighty competitive side isn't the most productive or noteworthy one. For if one were to rewind the clocks...
Colin de Grandhomme is India's ideal number four. He is New Zealand's all-round core. Well, Dutchie enjoys the batting encore. June 2019, Pallekele. It is windier than usual. You can feel the breeze. Not like the one Geralt, the white witcher felt when...
Exciting but raw, powerful and ambitious talents- who are some of the best Under-19 players from New Zealand? One of those sides that entertain as much as it inspires, New Zealand pack the zeal and love to play fair and...
They play to their full potential, they play with all their might, and they play with a sense of fire and elan: who are the best Under-19 players from Australia who can carve a successful future by performing in...
“World Cricket needs a strong West Indies!” The above has formed a recurring theme in Caribbean Cricket, especially in the last decade or so. To some, the statement seems rather overstated, for the team has gone significantly down in the past...
January 15, 2020. The first T20 between Ireland and West Indies was underway. The weather was pleasant and easy. In fact, it was breezy. Grenada wasn't wrong in anticipating another instance of domination by the home team after a splendid...
March 31, 2016. Wankhede is bustling. The crowd isn’t just nervy; it’s chewed off the last bit of its nail. It’s the penultimate stage of the World T20. 18 are needed off 8. Then within a Nano-second, the equation changes. Now, it’s 12...
The world of sports invariably etches out characters that seem invincible on any given day on any patch of the world. The richness of performance elevates teams wherein individuals seem to possess the much clichéd Midas Touch. But, sports...