Tag: Indian Cricket

Champions Trophy 2017: A Finale of Emotions
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Champions Trophy 2017: A Finale of Emotions

If asked to specify two significance of a global cricketing tournament, one among the two answers is certain to be “You can witness an India versus Pakistan clash”. Such has been the hype around this rivalry that the ICC has utilized the rift between the countries, making sure of a group stage date between them...

India vs Pakistan: 5 Most Memorable ODI Matches
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India vs Pakistan: 5 Most Memorable ODI Matches

An India vs Pakistan clash has always been more than a game with emotions running high among people from both countries. It is also one of the most-watched contests in the history of the game. The rivalry goes back to 1952 when Pakistan gained Test status and had India as their first opponents. The generations...

Champions Trophy 2017: India bully Bangladesh to storm into the final
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Champions Trophy 2017: India bully Bangladesh to storm into the final

When Bangladesh ended with just over 260 in their fifty overs, they would have given themselves a chance with the bowling they possess. But a century from hitman Sharma and another masterful knock from the Indian skipper saw India chasing the total down comfortably — setting up a grand finale for Champions Trophy 2017. Tamim...

Champions Trophy 2017: India face high flying Bangladesh
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Champions Trophy 2017: India face high flying Bangladesh

Most would have written off Bangladesh’ chances beyond the group stage in the ongoing Champions Trophy. Almost 55.09% thought so in a poll conducted by espncricinfo. Though 29.10% were optimistic of their semifinal spot, much like Shakib and Mahmudullah. After Losing Tamim for a duck and staring down the barrel at 33 for 4 with...

When Sachin Tendulkar sprung a surprise with the ball
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When Sachin Tendulkar sprung a surprise with the ball

If you ask a cricket fan from the nineties about his favorite memory of the sport, it would invariably feature the name of Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar. Not unlike Virat Kohli of this day, the little master had begun to take giant strides into becoming the heartbeat of a nation. The cacophony of the crowd chanting...

IPL in numbers: A statistical compilation
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IPL in numbers: A statistical compilation

The carnival of cricket is back. As the IPL treads towards the much talked about tenth edition, history is about to be written and rewritten. There are records waiting to be tumbled past, as players compete for individual and collective glory. In its illustrious 9-year old history, the IPL has seen players emerging and statisticians...

Of superstition and slaps: The legend of IPL
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Of superstition and slaps: The legend of IPL

When India won the Prudential World Cup back in ’83, very few would have predicted the kind of impact it would eventually have, on the development of cricket in the country. The popularity of the game saw an unprecedented surge and the Board of Control for Cricket in India cashed in. Fast forward 34 years...