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Hardik Pandya of India reacts during the 1st One Day International match between India and New Zealand

Martin Guptill’s inconsistency not good sign for New Zealand in long term

New Zealand has forced a decider match in an ODI series in India for the second year in a row. Kane Williamson's side is arguably the only team to have consistently given a tough fight to the home dominant...
Jasprit Bumrah (R) celebrates after dismising New Zealand cricketer Tom Latham (L)

Jasprit Bumrah yorks New Zealand out in the death overs

In a match, where 668 runs were scored, mere six runs made the difference. After being on the brink of achieving a decisive win, New Zealand lost the high-voltage battle by just six runs. In a battle of nerves,...

A rejuvenated Tom Latham shows the way in sub-continental conditions

Before the Indian series, if anybody was asked about which Kiwi batsman would hold the key during the series, the names of Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor or Martin Guptill might have popped up. But the man who stood up...
Rohit Sharma raises bat

Kanpur witnesses a responsible batsman called Rohit Sharma

There have been a few players in the Indian team who have found a place in the playing XI despite their poor form. Indian Vice-Captain Rohit Sharma surely tops the list. No, he is extremely talented and the two...
Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar leads India’s spirited bowling show

India romped home with a much-needed victory to level the three-match series 1-1 after being beaten comprehensively in the series opener at Wankhede. They won the decisive encounter at Pune by six wickets and were outstanding in all the...
Indian cricket player Kedar Jadhav bats during the first one-day international

Time running out on Kedar Jadhav

Indian selectors sent a strong message to the domestic cricketers by roping in Dinesh Karthik ahead of misfiring Manish Pandey in the series opener against New Zealand in Mumbai. Karthik had a prolific run in the domestic season and...
Tom Latham and Ross Taylor

Tom Latham, Ross Taylor set one of the finest partnerships in ODIs

India at home is a dangerous side, across formats and ever since Virat Kohli has been given the charge of the team, the results have only improved. India are yet to lose an ODI series under Kohli's leadership, having...
Trent Boult

Trent Boult: Just another left-arm pacer troubles Indian batsmen

The last India had a quality left-arm pacer was Zaheer Khan and ever since he made an exit from the team, India have had the luxury of the same only in the form of Jaydev Unadkat or a Barinder...
Virat kohli

Virat Kohli’s uncanny knack of thriving in difficult condition

Virat Kohli has a knack of scoring runs and getting tenacious hundreds in difficult conditions. He is hailed as the undisputed king of shorter formats and today he just gave a testament to it. Although he had some luck...

High spirited Ross Taylor aims to break India jinx

Sometimes, there comes a point in life when one must accept that you will always remain the second best. You like it or not, it is for the best that you accept the reality with grace and work towards...
New Zealand's Tom Latham (L) celebrates his century as teammate Colin Munro

Tom Latham set to feature in a new role in India

Last year New Zealand featured in a competitive five-match One-Day International (ODI) series in India. Though they lost series 2-3, but for the most part of it, the Kiwis gave the Indians a run for their money. This season, as...


Real Madrid are the champions of Champions League

It felt like one of those old flicks they show on Saturday afternoons in which the gang successfully gets together for one final, big heist. Except, even without Mbappe, you suspect this won't be their last -- not when there's a guy like Ancelotti, one of the few men who can pull off the cardigan-cigar-shades combination and lead a team in transition to a league and cup double. Not with young guns - Vinicius, Valverde, Eduardo Camavinga, Rodrygo - already with the "big one" under their belt. Not with Courtois, in the prime of his career, staking a claim as the world's No. 1 between the posts and getting a few things off his chest. ("We showed again who is the King of Europe.")

14 for Real Madrid