Tag: This Week

Top 10 football transfers that could happen this summer
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Top 10 football transfers that could happen this summer

We are towards the end of the 2016/17 season which means it is already time for teams to look into the areas that have been problematic for them this season and need to be addressed in the summer. As always, the media houses and the twitterati are busy linking up players and clubs and quoting...

An unstable stable: Of Ferrari and disappointments
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An unstable stable: Of Ferrari and disappointments

For the last few years, it has been no less than torture being a Ferrari fan. A typical schedule of the season for a Ferrari fan goes something like this – Ferrari unveil a red car, make wild predictions, do fantastic glory runs in testing and catch everyone’s eye, leading to speculation of a competitive...

IPL 2017: Delhi Daredevils Squad Analysis
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IPL 2017: Delhi Daredevils Squad Analysis

Imagine a team in the IPL having the likes of Dilshan, de Villiers, Sehwag and Gambhir in the batting and a bowling line-up that comprised of Amit Mishra, Ashish Nehra and Daniel Vettori among others. Anybody in their right minds would place their money on them to go on and bag the silverware. Only, Delhi...

IPL 2017: Kings XI Punjab Squad Analysis
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IPL 2017: Kings XI Punjab Squad Analysis

The team entering into IPL 10 with its 10th skipper Glenn Maxwell, Kings XI Punjab has been one of those sides that have mostly faced disappointment throughout, except the 2014 edition when they had an amazing run with Bailey as their captain. With Murali Vijay injured, they had very limited options whether to go back...

IPL 2017: Gujarat Lions Squad Analysis
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IPL 2017: Gujarat Lions Squad Analysis

When the Chennai Super Kings were ousted from the IPL a couple of years ago for reasons that brought disgrace to the tourney, a lot was talked about who or rather which of the two new teams would bag the dynamic duo of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Suresh Raina. These two had been pillars for...

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...

IPL 2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad Analysis
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IPL 2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad Analysis

It took only four years for the defending champions to clinch the IPL title after they replaced Deccan Chargers in 2013. The orange army coached and led by the aggressive Australians Tom Moody and David Warner is one of the most balanced sides on paper. IPL had always been kind to Australian captains from Warne,...

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...

IPL 2017: Kolkata Knight Riders Squad Analysis
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IPL 2017: Kolkata Knight Riders Squad Analysis

It was on the eve of 18th April 2008 when the gun was shot to indicate the start of inaugural match of the Indian Premier League. 40 overs into it, Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo was resonating all over the cricketing world, only to be muted as the tournament progressed. Things didn’t change much three years down...