Tag: Royal Challengers Bangalore

Highest Run Chases in IPL history
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Highest Run Chases in IPL history

Nerves held, plans in place, bowler targeted, shots executed, one brilliance trumping the other. Chasing is as difficult an art in Cricket as like any other. It doesn’t get over until it is actually done, 2 to get from 2 balls may have three possible results. From individual brilliance to well thought out strategies and...

IPL 2017: Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad Analysis
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IPL 2017: Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad Analysis

For one last time but not for the first time, Royal Challengers Bangalore will enter into the resplendent IPL tournament as among favorites with this core squad, as contracts are going to expire and fresh auctions to be held next year. RCB’s IPL itinerary has been that of a roller coaster, from being on the...

Daniel Vettori – The Harry Potter of Cricket
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Daniel Vettori – The Harry Potter of Cricket

New Zealand, as one would fondly remember, has always been known in the international cricketing circuit for producing pacers with the ability to produce scintillating swing off the surface. So, it was only curious when Martin Crowe, the then Kiwi captain decide to open his bowling with a spinner. It proved to be a masterstroke...

Case Study: How IPL franchises make money?
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Case Study: How IPL franchises make money?

Running a franchise in the Indian Premier League is no easy job, considering the amount of money required to sustain themselves in the cash-rich league. Winning a title is important, but that isn’t all the franchises are focussed on. In an article spanning about a topic that is seldom heard of, in cricketing circles of...

Decoding AB de Villiers’s Batting Technique
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Decoding AB de Villiers’s Batting Technique

Quite similar to the universe that is changing rapidly with every passing second, the fascinating game of cricket has come a long way from what it was meant to be. A player, who represents this evolution astutely, is undoubtedly the wily acrobat from South Africa, AB de Villiers, known as a multi-faceted genius who takes...

In a Nutshell: IPL 2015
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In a Nutshell: IPL 2015

The eighth edition of the Indian Premier league became history last night as Mumbai Indians won their second IPL crown when they defeated Chennai Super Kings by 41 runs in the Finals at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. With this win, Mumbai Indians have equalled Chennai Super Kings’ and Kolkata Knight Riders’ record of two IPL...

Why Royal Challengers Bangalore won’t choke ?
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Why Royal Challengers Bangalore won’t choke ?

With Mumbai Indians booking a spot in the final after their win over the much celebrated Chennai Super Kings in the first qualifier, one would be excited to see the team that would take on the side led by Rohit Sharma who is riding high on lady luck. While the ride would be tough with...

IPL 2015 Uncapped XI
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IPL 2015 Uncapped XI

The Indian Premier League was founded upon the basic principle of allowing unknown Indian youngsters of playing alongside some of the world’s best cricketers. While this has hardly been the motive of a few teams, a few others have followed this with stringent margins. As, has been the case over the last seven seasons, IPL-8...

IPL 2015 Forgotten XI
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IPL 2015 Forgotten XI

The IPL has served as a grand stage for the players to perform, grab the limelight and sometimes get a ticket to their national teams. However, there are few players who have stayed in the spotlight for a while and later vanished into the darkness. How will an IPL XI look if we form a team...

If Cricket is a Religion, AB de Villiers is Science
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If Cricket is a Religion, AB de Villiers is Science

Religion and Science do not go hand in hand, and a comparison of the two will prove to be a curious game of contrasts where one might have the edge over the other. Well, quite the same goes for cricket and Abraham Benjamin de Villiers. One might wonder that when he can play a game...