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Australia – Cricket World Cup 2019

Australia – Cricket World Cup 2019

Introduction I for one have been surprised bye Australia’s resurgence in recent ODIs, opponents . I won’t lie, I was expecting a prolonged psychological dent into the Australian outfit with a slow resurgence but this has taken me by surprise. This has forced me to re-evaluate my stance on Australia for this World Cup. Introduction …

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 – England

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 – England

An IPL, the General Elections and a ICC Cricket World Cup in the same year, boy talk about being cramped for room in your entertainment appetite. The 12th ICC Cricket World Cup is here and it is the 5th time it is being held in England. Despite arguments that the new format is commercial in …

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How we SHOULD react to the ball tampering saga.

How we SHOULD react to the ball tampering saga.

With 9 months of hindsight, it’s not only the trio who have had time to introspect. We, as the stakeholders of the game should have had introspected as well. Were we right in behaving the way we did or could we have handled our reactions in a better manner?

The new Fab 4 of World Cricket.

The new Fab 4 of World Cricket.

One cannot put a price on these new batting maestros. A decade ago, it was Tendulkar, Dravid, Laxman and Ganguly who had become the talk of the town. Now, it is Smith, Kohli, Williamson and Root. Here is a deep statistical insight and what these players have already achieved so far in their relatively short career.

Brian Lara, Matthew Hayden, 300s and more…

Brian Lara, Matthew Hayden, 300s and more…

As contrasting as paper and butter in their physical attributes, these 2 swashbuckling southpaws scored runs at will and huge runs at that. At a time, they made 300s look like 100s. Read more about this on-the-field rivalry not many know about.

Day-Night tests are SCHRÖDINGER’S cat.

Day-Night tests are SCHRÖDINGER’S cat.

What will be the eventual outcome of Day-Night Tests? Will it be a historic event in the timeline of cricket or will it forgotten in the sands of time? No one knows. No one can know. However, let’s see what makes it an interesting prospect nonetheless.