The Hasan Ali Conundrum

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From the highs of Champions trophy to the lows of World Cup, Hasan Ali has seen a dramatic dip in his form. The drubbing against India proved to be the final nail in the coffin as Hasan Ali was dropped for the subsequent games and hasn’t featured since. Hasan finished the game with sobering figures of 1-84. […] READ MORE


CWC19: Where to now for South Africa?

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The history of South Africa in World Cups has been well documented. That C word, over and over again. Stuck in the throats. On the lips of the media. Chokers. It was meant to be different this time around at CWC19. Their bowling attack on paper was the strongest in the competition. In Kagiso Rabada […] READ MORE


Joe Root’s New England : Rekindling The Winning Spirit

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Joe Root and his England team have managed to do something really special on this tour to Sri Lanka. They have beaten Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka, something which no team, except India, has managed to do in the last three years (since Kumar Sangakkara’s retirement). South Africa and Australia were whitewashed while the Windies […] READ MORE


Are England’s Bowling Options The Key To World Cup Glory?

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The statistics surrounding England’s reinvention as One Day International batting line-up since the 2015 World Cup have been well documented. Highest average run rate, most totals over 300, twice setting the record score for an ODI. The list of accolades goes on and on. However, there is an old saying in cricket that it is […] READ MORE


MS Dhoni: The Finisher, Finished?

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MS Dhoni: The Finisher, Finished? After England defeated India comprehensively in the recently concluded three-match ODI series, you’d expect the media to be talking about Joe Root’s spectacular runs in ODIs, Kuldeep Yadav’s magical spells or India’s middle order woes ahead of the World Cup next year. However, like you always see, the Indian media […] READ MORE



England vs India: The Story Of The ODI Series

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England vs India: The Story Of The ODI Series It was a clash between number one and number two in the world and though it’s a cliché it was aptly titled as a clash of the titans. England had been on their fairy-tale ride ever since the 2015 World Cup. But there was only one […] READ MORE


Fakhar Zaman Makes History For Pakistan In Zimbabwe

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Fakhar Zaman Makes History For Pakistan In Zimbabwe Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman has made history today by becoming the first Pakistani player to hit a double century in ODI cricket. The previous highest score by a Pakistani batsman in ODI cricket came in 1997, when Saeed Anwar hit 194 against India in Chennai. Zaman’s innings […] READ MORE


Australia – Aiming For The Summit Or Staring At The Abyss?

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Australia – Aiming For The Summit Or Staring At The Abyss? Australia – A five-time World Cup winner and a former number one team in the world are currently in a precarious position in international cricket. A proud cricketing nation brought down to its knees by the antics of it’s own cricketers. Captain Steve Smith […] READ MORE


A FIFA Cricket World Cup

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A FIFA Cricket World Cup The FIFA world cup makes life difficult for a cricket fan who is trying to keep up with both sports simultaneously. With the challenges of watching games with 4am starts as well as dealing with conflicting games, following both sports is just about impossible. As the world cup comes around […] READ MORE