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

Smriti Mandhana’s Batting Will Remind You of Ganguly & Gilchrist

To be honest, I've never followed women’s cricket from close quarters. There have been those odd World Cup matches over the years that I have watched simply to support the ‘Women in Blue,’ but besides that most women’s cricket matches don’t interest me at all. They always seemed to be lagging behind men’s cricket by … Continue reading Smriti Mandhana’s Batting Will Remind You of Ganguly & Gilchrist

India Eves Bank on Form, Spin & Batting Strength This World Cup

After a bitter-sweet Champions Trophy campaign of the Indian men’s cricket team, the Indian eves are all ready and charged-up to make their 11th consecutive World Cup appearance since the inaugural edition in 1973. Playing in the den of the English Lions, this is their best chance to claim their maiden World Cup title. The … Continue reading India Eves Bank on Form, Spin & Batting Strength This World Cup

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

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

Modernised Indian women’s team have a reputation to protect against Pakistan

The Indian women’s team are off to a flying start in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 with two comprehensive victories over hosts England and current Women’s World T20 champions West Indies. Their next match is against arch-rivals Pakistan in a clash where they would look to maintain their domination over Pakistan as they have … Continue reading Modernised Indian women’s team have a reputation to protect against Pakistan