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Shadab Khan

Is Shadab Khan Pakistan’s latest spin sensation?

One doesn’t need to speak about the arduous life a bowler lives in this batsman dominated game, where the balance is heavily tilted in favour of the batsmen. The competition gets even tougher when it comes to the format...
Australia

Well played, Australia!

India romped home to another series victory and simultaneously ended the home season on a high. Prior to the start of the four-match Test series, one could easily predict India whitewashing Australia convincingly. But it wasn’t to be, the...
Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson – A judicious warrior with a captivating smile

New Zealand need 2 runs for a clean-sweep, Kane Williamson needs five for his ton. The skipper walks up to Jimmy Neesham, who is on strike, asks him to finish things off and then let's grab a beer. Neesham...
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The transformation of Umesh Yadav

Nobody would ever claim that India is the land of great fast bowlers. That characterization is more befitting of the West Indies, or Australia, or Pakistan perhaps. India has, undoubtedly, produced some excellent ones: first among them is Kapil...
Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane – The ‘fire extinguisher’ captain at end of fiery IND-AUS series

Ajinkya Rahane gave his fellow Maharashtrians a beautiful gift on the auspicious occasion of Gudi Parwa, their New Year. A series win against Australia is always sweet. To make it more special, India won the series decider under the...
Patt Cummins

Pat Cummins and his hostility

It’s not an easy task for any young bowler, with an experience of a solitary game, to fill in the shoes of a frontline bowler in Test cricket. And, when that bowler is Mitchell Starc, the expectations automatically scales...
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Bangladesh bowling needs to get its mojo back at SSC

Following the washout at Dambulla, Bangladesh have secured at least their maiden drawn One-Day International (ODI) series from Sri Lanka. Knowing the attitude of this enthusiastic team led by Mashrafe Mortaza, I can tell you, they will not be...
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Steven Smith – The warrior who won his battle but lost the war

Days before the start of the series, Indian veteran Harbhajan Singh predicted that India will win 3-0, if Australia play well. Well, not just Harbhajan, in fact, many cricket followers and some big names in the fraternity had similar...
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India v Australia, fourth Test, Dharamshala, Day 4, 2017 – Statistical highlights

Indian win the four-match Test series 2-1. It was an all-round performance from team India. Here are the statistical highlights from fourth day of fourth Test between India and Australia at Dharamsala.  6 Fifty-plus score for KL Rahul in this series,...
Matt Henry

New Zealand v South Africa, Third Test, Hamilton, Day 4, 2017 – Statistical highlights

Kane Willaimson scored yet another hundred, Colin de Grandhomme's half-century and South Africa's struggle with the bat. Here are the statistical highlights from day four of third Test between New Zealand and South Africa at Hamilton.  5 Number of 150-plus for...
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Bangladesh have their noses ahead in direct qualification race for World Cup

Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and West Indies — amongst these four teams, the cricket world is currently witnessing a cat and mouse race for the direct qualification for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The next few months are...
Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli may do well to heed a few warning signs

At the time of writing, the fourth Test between India and Australia is already heading towards a decisive end with a riveting mix of twists and turns in the picturesque lap of the Himalayas. After exchanging even honours in...
Jadeja

India v Australia, Fourth Test, Dharamsala, Day 3, 2017 – Statistical highlights

Ravindra Jadeja’s all-round performance, Nathan Lyon’s second five-wicket haul in the series. Here are the statistical highlights from day three of fourth Test between India and Australia at Dharamsala. 3 Players have scored 500-plus runs and taken 50-plus wickets in...
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New Zealand v South Africa, Third Test, Hamilton, Day 3, 2017 – Statistical highlights

Kane Williamson’s milestone helped the Kiwis to take a lead. Here are the statistical highlights of third day of third Test between New Zealand and South Africa at Hamilton.  5000 Test runs for Kane Williamson, sixth New Zealand batsman to score...
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West Indies v Pakistan, First T20I, Bridgetown, 2017 – Statistical highlights

It was a dream debut for Shadab Khan! Here are the statistical highlights from first T20I between West Indies and Pakistan at Bridgetown.  1.75 Economy rate by Shadab Khan in Pakistan’s bowling innings, joint third-most by a bowler in T20Is...
Pujara

India v Australia, Fourth Test, Dharamsala, Day 2, 2017 – Statistical highlights

KL Rahul and Cheteshwar Pujara's fine form, Lyon's disciplined bowling and hostile pace bowling from Rat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood. Here are the statistical highlights from day two of the fourth Test between India and Australia at Dharamsala.   63...
Shashank Manohar

Cricket should get the priority, Shashank Manohar said after temporarily withdrawing his resignation

A few days back, Shashank Manohar stunned the cricketing world by stepping down from the post of the chairman of International Cricket Council (ICC). Though Manohar has withdrawn his resignation on Friday. The very next day, the former BCCI...
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Kuldeep Yadav embraces Test cricket emphatically

Peter Handscomb trying to bid his time at the crease on 8, Kuldeep Yadav puts in the hard yards, tempts the batsman with a full delivery. Handscomb thinks he has this one covered and goes for the drive, the...
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New Zealand v South Africa, Third Test Hamilton, Day 2, 2017 – Statistical highlights

Quinton de Kock’s back-to-back nervous 90s and New Zealand’s disciplined bowling. Here are the statistical highlights from day two of third Test between New Zealand South Africa at Hamilton. 2 Number of consecutive dismissal for Quinton de Kock in nervous...
Bangladesh cricket captain Mashrafe Mortaza

Deep’s corner – Comprehensive victory for Bangladesh

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrAUzVgobXw On a very good batting track Bangladesh batted first and from the word go they kept on scoring runs at a brisk pace. Tamim Iqbal set the tone and he was well aided by Sabbir Rahman and...

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