How to deal with Russell

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Andre Russell is the best offensive player in the Indian Premier League. He has the highest strike rate in IPL history out of all batsmen to have faced at least 125 balls, the highest strike rate in this IPL season out of all batsmen to have faced at least 12 balls and the most sixes […] READ MORE



Where To Next For Ajinkya Rahane?

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Where To Next For Ajinkya Rahane? Ajinkya Rahane is a great batsman – in the Test, One Day and the T20 formats. Throughout 2015 and 2016 he averaged close to 50 in 20 Tests, with five centuries under his belt. For the Tests he played away from India during this period he averaged an impressive […] 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


How Has IPL 2018 Fared Compared To The Previous Editions?

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How Has IPL 2018 Fared Compared To The Previous Editions? It’s almost time for the final curtain of cricket’s own extravaganza – the IPL. As always, that was a lot of cricket to cope with. Albeit tiresome to watch on a continual basis, one cannot deny the influential brand it has become over the years […] 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


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



IPL Auction: Analysing The Teams

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The preparations for the Eleventh Season of the Indian Premier League are well underway. Franchises took a big step in putting their credentials forward to win the title by assembling their squads in the two-day IPL Auction. I assess the teams after the auction:   Mumbai Indians   Let me start with the defending champions, […] READ MORE


IPL Auction 2018: Five Players To Watch Out For

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It is that time of the season. That time when the cricketing world sees money spent in millions. It is the 2018 IPL Auction. With teams having played their first cards by announcing their retained players, the next step is to assemble a team to win the coveted IPL Trophy, now in its eleventh season. […] READ MORE