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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.

Should tainted cricketers be allowed to play cricket again?

Should tainted cricketers be allowed to play cricket again?

Undoubtedly, Match-Fixing of any form is the most evil thing in cricket. It is a spot on an otherwise gentlemanly sport. Fixing should be perished and that means that any measure necessary to be taken should be taken. But, these measures sometimes could have bizarre consequences. That is what exactly this DEBATE addresses. First of its kind on this website, this debate is written by 2 individuals, each putting forth his own point of view.

The fall and decline of Dale Steyn. Or, is it?

The fall and decline of Dale Steyn. Or, is it?

Determination doesn’t come easy. You can see that in Dale Steyn’s eyes. He is one of my favourite fast-bowlers of all time and truth be spoken, I’ve tried to copy his action many times. Where is he? Injuries have marred his recent attempts at comebacks but believe me, his determination is not lost a bit.

That ‘70s Show

That ‘70s Show

The ‘70s was an exciting time to be alive. Some of the greatest cricketers played during this era. Cricket saw some landmark changes that are still in picture today. It can be said that the very foundation of modern-day cricket was laid in this decade. Read to find out why ’70s was as exciting.

A year of Test-match retirements.

A year of Test-match retirements.

Retirements are hard. Hard for the player, hard for his teammates, hard for his team, hard for his country and hard for fans. Millions cried when Sachin hung up his boots. But, it is important to celebrate the careers of these legends when they retire. After all, isn’t that what they always played for!

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.