Asia Cup: High Time India Sort Out Their Middle Muddle

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The 2019 World Cup is fast approaching and teams now are looking to finalize an XI, that they want at the World Cup, this edition of the Asia Cup provides perhaps the last chance for experimentation. For the Number Two team in ODI Cricket, many boxes have been ticked over the course of the last […] READ MORE


Anderson vs Kohli: Round One To Anderson?

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Anderson vs Kohli: Round One To Anderson? 2014. Lord’s. Second Test. Virat Kohli has smacked four crisp boundaries in a 33-ball 25 and looks good for a big score. James Anderson though has other plans. He has decoded Kohli’s Achilles Heel, poking outside the off stump and he has Kohli caught behind on the 34th […] READ MORE


Can The Indian Pacers Script A Historic Win in England?

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Can The Indian Pacers Script A Historic Win in England? This is the test that Virat Kohli, the captain, will be judged on. A five-Test match series in England. This is more than just a bilateral Test series, this is India’s chance to stake their claim to truly be the Number One Test side in […] READ MORE


Dinesh Karthik’s Comeback Cap Gets A New Feather

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Dinesh Karthik’s Comeback Cap Gets A New Feather 14 years. 23 Tests. Across Five Different Stints. It has been 14 years since a young and athletic Dinesh Karthik eye-catchingly stumped former England captain Michael Vaughan in India Blue. His career though hasn’t taken off like he took off that day at Lord’s. A career spent […] READ MORE


IPL 2018: Team Of The Tournament

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IPL 2018: Team Of The Tournament After 51 days of breathtaking T20 cricket and 60 matches laden with brilliant performances, the eleventh edition of the Indian Premier League ended with MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings beating Kane Williamson’s Sunrisers Hyderabad. With almost half the games finishing in the last over, IPL 2018 was arguably the […] READ MORE


Reaction to AB de Villiers’ Shock Retirement

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Reaction to AB de Villiers’ Shock Retirement Every era has that genius, one who stands a class apart from others. Sport has abundance of them. Ronaldo, Messi, Tendulkar, Lara, Federer, Nadal, and so many more. AB de Villiers is a genius who redefined Cricket beyond recognition. There have been many tweaks to the formats, rules […] READ MORE


IPL 2018: Hits and Misses

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IPL 2018: Hits and Misses The Eleventh Season of the IPL is in full swing and an early report card shows the young Indian talents have impressed in the early stages of the tournament and the big buys have struggled to make an impact so far. Here are a few hits and misses from IPL […] READ MORE


Who Replaces Kedar Jadhav In The CSK XI?

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Who Replaces Kedar Jadhav In The CSK XI? The IPL has begun and it has its first in-tournament casualty: Kedar Jadhav, CSK’s most expensive buy at the auction at a price of INR 7.8 Crores, has been ruled out for the entire season with a hamstring injury. The franchise have brought in England all-rounder David […] READ MORE


IPL 2018 Preview

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The IPL enters into its eleventh season and it promises to be bigger than ever. Last Word On Cricket previews IPL 2018 and looks at the Probable Playing XI's and strengths and weaknesses of the teams. READ MORE


Let Cricket Remain A Sport Of Skill

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Sport. It’s passionate, nervy, exhilarating, tense and a whole lot more. Two opponents trying to get one over the other. When skill is the difference between the two, you stand and up applaud the superiority. When it is controversy, you tend to forget the result and focus on what spoiled it. Cricket is a Gentleman’s […] READ MORE