Tag: Cricket Australia

India v Australia 2016-17: The birth of a rivalry
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India v Australia 2016-17: The birth of a rivalry

“No, it has changed. I thought that was the case, but it has changed for sure. As I said, in the heat of the battle you want to be competitive but I’ve been proven wrong. The thing I said before the first Test, that has certainly changed and you won’t hear me say that ever...

Of Innovative cricket shots and its masters
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Of Innovative cricket shots and its masters

Innovation is what drives the survival of an entity in the modern world. Continuous innovation keeps the mindset of an individual lingered to a world beyond existence. Speaking of these with respect to the game of the gentlemen, Cricket wouldn’t have gained such appreciation and popularity, had it still been played with the old set...

Of Classic cricket shots and its masters
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Of Classic cricket shots and its masters

Over the past few years, the game of cricket has seen significant changes having been brought in, by the International Cricket Council including the major decision of promoting the game’s shortest format to generate larger revenue. With twenty20, came a revolution that saw innovation ruling the game of the gentlemen. Scoops over the wicket-keeper and...

Decoding the art of left arm pace bowling
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Decoding the art of left arm pace bowling

The bowling part of the game has taken a big hit in the past few years due to the changed rules and improved bats and when we add to that, the rise of fearlessness and innovation by the modern day batsman, life seems tough for the men with the ball. The bowling quality has deterioted...

Cricketers who rewrote their career scripts
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Cricketers who rewrote their career scripts

As a cricket fanatic, one must have had several instances of frustration when a gifted cricketer would not have lived up to his potential and faded away into never land. From a curly haired Irfan Pathan who was touted as the next Wasim Akram, to the extremely elegant Nasir Jamshed who was supposed to solve...

Reliving Australia’s Hat-trick of World cups
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Reliving Australia’s Hat-trick of World cups

Invincible was the tag, given to the Australian cricket team that played in the era that preceded the current one.  Their domination on the field and the psychological advantage, of the same, was the talking point for more than a decade. The team created records that one can possibly, the only dream of achieving and...