Cricket, India Down Under

Reliving India vs Australia rivalry Episode 4 – Australia’s mental disintegration and Virat Kohli’s redemption at Adelaide

December 9, 2014, the Australian cricket team stepped on the field with tears in their eyes as the black bands on their arms were highlighted. The cricketing world had been in grief with the untimely passing of Australia’s Phil Hughes who was struck on the head in a county match. Several international cricketers showed their respect as the Aussies braced...

Football, Premier League 2018-19

Premier League: Spurs vs Chelsea preview

The focus can now switch back to the Premier League and the biggest game of the upcoming weekend; Tottenham vs Chelsea. The international break is over thankfully. Both sides have enjoyed good starts to the season and sit in the third and fourth places in the Premier League table. This game was originally scheduled to take place at Spurs’ new stadium but...

Cricket, India Down Under

Diggin' the stats: Australia vs India T20Is over the years

With the T20 (series opener) just a few hours away, the hype is getting out of control. It is a huge opportunity for both sides as one is looking for wins to gain some sort of momentum while the other has to hit back at their critics with good overseas performances. Australia and India have had some memorable T20 battles...

Cricket, IPL 2019

आईपीएल ऑक्शन 2019: वो 7 खिलाड़ी जो नीलामी के दौरान अच्छे दाम में बिक सकते हैं

आईपीएल -2019 की तैयारी जोरो-शोरो से शुरू हो गई है । जिसमें खिलाड़ी को रिटेन करने के साथ रिलीज करने का सिलसिला भी शुरू हो गया है । शिखर धवन दिल्ली डेयरडिवल्स के खेमे में दोबारा लौट चुके हैं । तो वहीं गौतम गंभीर और मोहम्मद शमी जैसे खिलाड़ियों को उनकी टीम ने रिलीज कर दिया है । इसी क्रम...

Cricket, India Down Under

Australia vs India T20 series: Will Virat Kohli weave his magic down under or will the Aussies bounce back?

The much-awaited Australia-India series is just a day away. The cricket fest down under begins tomorrow as Aaron Finch’s men will take on The Men In Blue. Virat Kohli’s men are coming from a series win against West Indies whereas Aussies’ disastrous run continued as they lost to South Africa in both ODI and T20 series. India is all set...

Cricket, India Down Under

Reliving India vs Australia rivalry Episode 3 – MonkeyGate scandal, Umpiring howlers and India’s triumph at Perth

January 2, 2008, Sydney, the sun was out at the beautiful Sydney Cricket Ground(SCG) as the Indian side, led by Anil Kumble took the field in a game which the cricketing world would remember forever. The aggressive Ricky Ponting led unit were up against the visitors who had succumbed to pressure earlier in the first match of the series. Encounters...

Cricket, IPL 2019

IPL 2019: List of players retained, released and traded by IPL teams

November 15 was the last date for IPL teams to do all the changing and chopping of their squads. Lots of surprises came on the deadline day when announcements were made, however, the biggest trade of the season has to be of Shikhar Dhawan. The left-handed explosive batsman went to Delhi Daredevils. Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir were released by...

Cricket

#OnThisDay – Sachin Tendulkar announced his retirement from international cricket

34357 international runs, 100 centuries and countless memories. Cricket’s greatest son Sachin Tendulkar bid adieu to international cricket on this day. “I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart, also say that time has flown by rather quickly, but the memories you have left with me will always be with me forever and ever, especially “Sachin, Sachin”...

Cricket, India Down Under

Reliving India vs Australia rivalry Episode 2: Rahul Dravid's 233 at Adelaide

Rahul Dravid was probably one of the last classical Test match batsmen. The lynchpin of India’s Test match side through the 2000s, he combined technical virtuosity with a legendary work ethic and near-yogic powers of concentration and epitomized an old-school guts-before-glory approach in an age increasingly defined by flashy strokeplay and low attention spans. These are Sambit Bal’s words in...

Cricket, India Down Under

Australia vs India 2018: 5 players to watch out in the T20Is

Recently, Team India’s home season ended after they crushed the West Indies in three T20 encounters. With key Indian players rested, T20 champions West Indies had their eyes set on the glorious trophy but despite the absence of Indian skipper Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and his men made the three-match series a cakewalk. The selectors rested some key players before...