Gautam Gambhir : The Desperation, The Hunger and a Glorious Career

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Gautam Gambhir : The Desperation, The Hunger and a Glorious Career “He never tries to be politically correct, he says what he thinks and he does what he says. Gautam Gambhir puts his money where he puts his tongue whether it’s about bearing the lifetime education expenses of a martyr’s daughter or it’s about bringing […] READ MORE


Why Fantasy Cricket Is Great For The Sport

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Why Fantasy Cricket Is Great For The Sport Fantasy cricket is a new concept within the context of the sport. With the sport’s origins dating back to 1598 (at the earliest), fantasy cricket has been around for barely one one-hundredth of that. Still, as the world of any sport tends to evolve through the technological […] READ MORE


Dinesh Karthik: A Tale Of Poor Comebacks

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Dinesh Karthik: A Tale Of Poor Comebacks Back in 2004, Dinesh Karthik broke into the Indian team on the back of some fine domestic and U-19 performances. But his initial days were not fruitful and as a result he was replaced by the wonder boy from Ranchi, Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Dhoni made the most of […] READ MORE


The Greatest Of All Time Debate: What’s In A Batting Average?

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The Greatest of All Time Debate: What’s In A Batting Average? In sports it is always hard to make accurate comparisons with current players and their former counterparts. This is no different in the ever-changing climate of international cricket. A key indicator, which is commonly used to make comparisons, is a batsman’s average. However, without […] 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


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


England vs India Second ODI: Live Updates From Lord’s

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England vs India Second ODI: Live Updates From Lord’s Welcome to Last Word on Cricket’s coverage of the Second ODI between England and India at Lord’s. After India won the First ODI in an emphatic fashion, England will be keen to bounce back and keep the three match series alive. Arjun Bhardwaj is in the […] READ MORE


Royal London One-Day Cup Final: Live Updates

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Royal London One-Day Cup Final: Live Updates Welcome to Last Word on Cricket’s live coverage of the Royal London One-Day Cup Final between Hampshire and the Kent Spitfires. We are reporting live from the media centre at Lord’s and will be bringing you live updates throughout the day and some post-match interviews. It should be […] 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