Ind v Aus

Glenn Maxwell of Australia stumped by Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Australia pay price for not capitalizing the death overs

A day that threatened to be Australia’s for the majority of the first innings, slipped out of their grasp like quicksand in a small matter of 12 overs. A prolific all-round performance saw India seal the five-match series 3-0 with...
Rahane and Rohit

Warner-Finch enjoy reunion but Rahane-Rohit steal the show

Whatever Australia does, India seem to be finding a way to do better. Like Harsha Bhogle said, this Indian team is reminiscent of the Australian ODI team of fifteen years ago. There is a touch of invincibility about this...
Indian batsman Lokesh Rahul,right, and Ambati Rayudu walk off the pitch

KL Rahul must adapt at No. 4 to give perfect balance

In the ongoing series against Australia, India have already achieved an unassailable lead of 2-0 and are on the brink of a series victory with three games to go. Although India’s batting has done a fantastic job, but they...
Virat Kohli

The run out goof ups, certainly, do not go with Kohli’s ‘legendary’ image

Virat Kohli added yet another instance to his infamous club of run-outs. The club, that is Rohit Sharma the second-most important character after Kohli himself, welcomed Ajinkya Rahane during the second ODI against Australia in Kolkata on Thursday. Despite...
Kuldeep-Yadav

Video: Yet another emphatic win for India

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niBYJ8EiLo8&feature=youtu.be The cricket followers expected a fight from Australia, but in the end, they ended up scripting another frustrating batting display. Neither could they counter the swing nor the spin. India took a 2-0 lead in the series in...
Yuzvendra-Chahal

Diverse bowling options help India defend 252

India’s bowling attack hails of immense variety, which helps them wear a dominant look. The bowling attack once again proved what they are capable of by defending a competitive 252 on a two-paced Kolkata pitch. India have now attained...
Bhuvneshwar-Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar keeps old school swing bowling alive

India were starved for swing bowlers since the retirement of the legendary Kapil Dev when a young 22 year old from Meerut turned up in a T20 match at Bangalore against arch-rivals Pakistan and swung the ball prodigiously to...
MS Dhoni : The local boy returns home

MS Dhoni : The local boy returns home

The cricket fans in Chennai had waited for two years now to watch their 'Thalaiva' MS Dhoni live at the Chepauk Stadium. Despite the prices of the tickets were hitting the roof; minimum being Rs. 1200, the first ODI...
India v Australia, a delight for the average Indian cricket fan

India v Australia, a delight for the average Indian cricket fan

India and Australia have a rich cricketing history that transcends beyond the two starkly contrasting countries. Right from the time India took its baby steps in World cricket, Australia have been as big an opponent as Pakistan, with matches...
cricket-sri-ind

A new Bhuvi in the making

"I never thought in my dreams that I would score fifty in One-dayers. Not fifty but a match-winning knock because One-Day is a kind of format which doesn't suit my batting as I am not the kind of batsman...
Maxwell

Video: What went wrong for Australia at Chennai?

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQ5BE263Kmg&feature=youtu.be Australia started off very well with the ball. On a track which aided movement for new ball bowlers, the Australian pacers set jitters in the Indian batting lineup, but as the match progressed, India came back strongly and...
Indian bowlers back Pandya, Dhoni's resurgence

Indian bowlers back Pandya, Dhoni’s resurgence

Prior to the start of the series opener between India and Australia, the average first innings score in matches played between the two since January 2013 was 321. It’s been a run-fest whenever these two teams locked horns; the...
MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni keeps the nostalgia alive at his adopted home

They call him a “Thalaivaa” in Chennai. The Tamil word means a boss and indeed MS Dhoni bossed around Australia on Sunday at his adopted home. Since giving up the limited-overs captaincy, it has been a constant battle for Dhoni...
Nathan Coulter-Nile’s inspiring return to Australian circuit

Nathan Coulter-Nile’s inspiring return to Australian circuit

A cricketer is under immense pressure in his comeback series, there is pressure to perform, the pressure to make an impact, the pressure to cement his spot in the side. He is fighting for his survival and there is...
Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya plays a shot during the first one day international

Hardik Pandya’s impressive counter-attack revives India’s broken innings

Hardik Pandya is quickly establishing himself as Virat Kohli's go-to-man in the shorter formats of the game. A dynamic all-rounder who loves to express himself on the field, Pandya has come a long way from that brash, attitude-stricken youngster...
Australian team

How Australia conquered Pune

"If Australia play well, India will win 3-0. That is if Australia play well. Otherwise, 4-0", Harbhajan was quoted as saying by the New Daily just six days before the start of the first Test between Australia and India...
Mitchell Starc

When Australia’s last wicket partnerships in the 1st innings proved costly for opposition teams

It’s hard to imagine, how the number 1 Test team in the world could collapse in such a dramatic fashion. It’s even harder to imagine how the best batting line-up against spin bowling could surrender against a spinner who...

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