From thumping Pakistan to choking South Africa, charting India’s route to final

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” — Helen Keller To emerge as the champions in a tournament is indeed a great achievement in itself. However, to achieve the same thing twice consecutively requires great persistence, determination and confidence. On 18 June, India will have the chance … Continue reading From thumping Pakistan to choking South Africa, charting India’s route to final

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah’s versatility makes them automatic choice in ODIs

In limited overs cricket, there is not much a bowler can do. With all those new thicker bats, out and out batting pitches and new technologies coming up that give the batsmen an unfair advantage, the bowlers need to be one step ahead with new tricks before the old one gets decoded. The condition of … Continue reading Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah’s versatility makes them automatic choice in ODIs

Ravichandran Ashwin reinforced his worth for India in South Africa clash

A scorecard does not always show a bowler’s efforts, It does not show how much the bowler troubles the batsmen. It does not show the little moment of magic created by the bowler. Most importantly the scorecard does not always show the importance of those small economical spells which do not account for any wicket. … Continue reading Ravichandran Ashwin reinforced his worth for India in South Africa clash

Bangladesh have shed ‘minnows’ tag to emerge as a top team

The most fascinating part about being an underdog is its element of surprise. They can get easily beaten on one day but can spur a surprise on the very next day with an absolute piece of brilliance. It is always the potential in them that poses a threat to the superior oppositions. A threat that … Continue reading Bangladesh have shed ‘minnows’ tag to emerge as a top team

Indian pacers’ relative superiority can prove decisive against Pakistan

Life on the Earth has different forms. And those variety of life forms thrive the best in different geographical locations and conditions which are the most suitable for them to grow. Similarly, the game of cricket also has different types of players and each type has been known to have thrived best only in particular … Continue reading Indian pacers’ relative superiority can prove decisive against Pakistan

India vs Pakistan: Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja justify selection with individual moments of brilliance

Whenever we watch a show, it is in our human nature to wait for something unexpectedly amazing and beautiful to happen. We are never satisfied with however good the show may be. We always wait for that single moment of brilliance, that element of surprise and the thrill of the unknown that would sweep us … Continue reading India vs Pakistan: Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja justify selection with individual moments of brilliance

Champions Trophy 2017: Tamim Iqbal may lack Virat Kohli’s stardom, but is on his way to being a legend

Tamim Iqbal’s transformation over the years has been a lot similar to that of the fictional superhero character Green Lantern. The story revolves around the transformation of an ordinary Test pilot, Hal Jordan, into a person with superhuman abilities after he is chosen by alien forces as the right heir to a powerful ring and … Continue reading Champions Trophy 2017: Tamim Iqbal may lack Virat Kohli’s stardom, but is on his way to being a legend