Steve Smith: The greatest Test batsman

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As Steve Smith turns 32 today, let us reflect on his test career and how he transformed himself from a spin-bowling all-rounder to the “Greatest Test batsman since Bradman.” THE DEBUT  Steve Smith made his test debut at Lords in July 2010, playing both Tests against Pakistan in the 2010 Test series played in England. […] READ MORE






Best cricket sledges of all-time: The top 5 ever

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Five famous sledging lines that will make you laugh Sledging has been a common practice in cricket, in the same way that batting and bowling has been. This may sound odd but the “art” if you could call it that, dates back to the late 1800s during the days of Charles Bannerman. It is fair […] READ MORE


Dom Bess vs Jack Leach: A statistical analysis

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The tale of two spinners Both Dom Bess and Jack Leach have put together compelling cases to be selected this summer, with both New Zealand and India touring. However, only one is likely to play in English conditions because four fast bowlers including Ben Stokes are likely to play most of the games. So, who […] READ MORE



Best innings by Virat Kohli: The top 5

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Virat Kohli’s greatest batting performances Virat Kohli made his international debut in 2008 and since has transformed himself into arguably the greatest batsman in the world in all-formats. His sublime timing and superb skills makes him great to watch. Over the years, some of the best innings in cricket have been played by Virat Kohli. […] READ MORE