Cricket is often termed as a gentleman’s game by virtue of it being one of the most prevalent sports in the country. Even though cricket is a highly popular sport among men in India, and is primarily contested by males, there are some women who yanked their boots and had outstanding achievements throughout the years representing the country. In a male dominant society, making a mark for themselves in any... continue reading.
India has produced a whole list of great cricketers for as long as we can remember, but there’s hardly been anyone who can match the intensity or the burning ambition of Virat Kohli. He has drawn inspiration from the greatest, Sachin Tendulkar, the God of cricket, and has always tried to replicate the same kind of technical prowess. Apart from that, he has incorporated the standard of fitness that can... continue reading.
Kevin O’Brien, the hard hitting Irish all-rounder and popular figure, announced his retirement from international cricket on Tuesday (August 16) afternoon. The news was announced on the player’s official Twitter account, where he thanked his trainers, friends, family, and supporters for their unwavering support during his professional career. Kevin O’Brien is one of the most important members of the Irish nations cricketing voyage throughout the years where they faced many... continue reading.
Madhya Pradesh defeated 41-time champion Mumbai to win the Ranji Trophy 2021/22 season, giving them their first victory in the renowned event. They will now defend their championship in the 2022/23 season, although it will be difficult for them to do so because the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has proposed a new structure for the following season. The 2022–23 season is scheduled to begin on December... continue reading.
The former Indian Cricket bowler Manoj Prabhakar has been named head coach of the Nepal squad, according to the Cricket Association of Nepal. He replaces Pubudu Dassanayake, the veteran Sri Lankan Test wicketkeeper-batter, who quit the role in July for “personal matters” and went on to assume an identical position with the Canada men’s team. Prabhakar represented India in 169 international games as a bowling all-rounder. Prabhakar got his first... continue reading.
The Most Valuable Player award in IPL was introduced from 2013 onwards in the tournament. The award was first given out in 2008 as the “Man of the Tournament”. However, it was redesignated the MVP prize from 2013. The MVP is determined by a unique scoring system that awards points for each and every four, six, wicket, dot ball, catch, run-out, and stumping. A player receives 2.5 points for each... continue reading.
Opening partnerships are highly crucial in a T20 match especially in a high intense competition like Indian Premier League. Each and every side will be trying to get off to a solid start with the bat in the first few overs of the game. The approach of the side with the remaining batters in the match will be determined by the approach of the opening batters. It is important for... continue reading.
Renowned Indian cricketer and Chennai Super Kings batsman Robin Uthappa has joined the ever-growing Virat Kohli bandwagon, slamming out at the ex Indian skipper’s detractors and stating that no person has the authority to challenge the batting legend’s status in the Indian side. Nobody is surprised by Kohli’s awful form with the bat, while he has been chastised for it by numerous cricket analysts. However, the exquisite Indian batter has... continue reading.
Axar Patel stole the show and countless cricket souls as he struck a six in the last over versus West Indies to put the match out of reach. Once the bowlers got rid of the in-form Shreyas Iyer and Sanju Samson, the hosts threw tourists India in difficulty, but Patel’s undefeated innings of 35 balls and the last over six to clinch the 312-run pursuit won India the ODI series.... continue reading.
India has been penalized 20% of team match fee for a poor over rate against the West Indies in the first One-Day International (ODI) on July 22 at Port of Spain. The Indian team, captained by Shikhar Dhawan, came one over below the objective when bowling second. The home side got near to a 309-run mark, but India won by three runs and grabbed a 1-0 lead in the three-match... continue reading.