Hardik Pandya is the kind of all-rounder Men in Blue sorely need

“I want to be the Jacques Kallis of India.” After his international debut for India a year back, an excited and enthusiastic Hardik Pandya had expressed his desire to be just like the legendary South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis. Notably, none of the Indian players had been able to fill the big boots of India's … Continue reading Hardik Pandya is the kind of all-rounder Men in Blue sorely need

Harmanpreet to Niekerk: Top 10 Performances of Women’s World Cup

The 11th edition of the ICC Women’s World Cup came to an end on Sunday with England emerging victorious over India in a thrilling finale. It was a memorable journey. We witnessed some scintillating performances both with bat and ball. While the tournament was mostly dominated by thunderous batting performances, there was a scintillating bowling … Continue reading Harmanpreet to Niekerk: Top 10 Performances of Women’s World Cup

Fabulous Start, Setback & a Big Comeback: India’s Road to Finals

The long wait of 12 years is finally over as the Indian eves are into the finals of the ICC Women’s World Cup once again. Come 23 July, India will battle it out with the hosts, England, at the ‘Mecca of Cricket’ to have their hands on their first ever Silverware. The last time India … Continue reading Fabulous Start, Setback & a Big Comeback: India’s Road to Finals

Indian Eves Personified Perfection With a Perfect 10 Over Pakistan

A couple of weeks ago, the majority of the country had found it hard to wake up in the morning as they still had a hangover. Don’t worry! It wasn’t the after-effect of a booze party in any way. In fact, it was the hangover of disappointment. It was the hangover of losing something that … Continue reading Indian Eves Personified Perfection With a Perfect 10 Over Pakistan

Jhulan Goswami, Punam Raut heroics undone by hosts’ all-round show

In a parallel world, Jhulan Goswami and Punam Raut’s heroics might well have won the Indian women their first ever World Cup. However, they certainly didn’t turn out to be enough in this world. Who doesn’t want to be a hero on the cricket field? Almost everyone dreams of being the ‘messiah’ leading the team … Continue reading Jhulan Goswami, Punam Raut heroics undone by hosts’ all-round show

Low-scoring thrillers, blitzkriegs and all the best moments from group stage

After three weeks of continuous action and entertainment, the league stages of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 finally came to a conclusion on Saturday. Before the tournament, most of the fans and pundits had predicted the likes of Australia, England, South Africa and India as the semi-finalists. Those predictions turned out to be right … Continue reading Low-scoring thrillers, blitzkriegs and all the best moments from group stage

Ekta Bisht, India’s spin queen who kills the opposition softly

From being the first woman cricketer from Uttarakhand to represent India to becoming the leader of India’s spin attack in a span of just six years, Ekta Bisht’s journey has been one to remember. Since making her debut for India in an ODI against Australia at Chesterfield in 2011, Bisht has grown from strength to … Continue reading Ekta Bisht, India’s spin queen who kills the opposition softly