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


The top 20 best nicknames in cricket history

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Best nicknames in cricket history Cricket is a sport synonymous for giving players their own nicknames. Fans, coaches, teammates, you name it – all of them have the ability to assemble quality nicknames out of nowhere. Officials, umpires and commentators also get given nicknames – for e.g Steve Bucknor was known as the “Slow Death […] READ MORE


Who Makes It Into Australia’s All-Time Test XI?

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Picking Australia’s Greatest All-Time Test XI: Cricket Australia played their first-ever test against England at Melbourne between 15th and 19th March, 1877. Australia won their first ever test by 45 runs. In Australia’s Test cricket history, they have had highly talented players from Sir Donald Bradman to a modern day genius in Steve Smith. Picking […] READ MORE


Who Are The Most Successful Ashes Captains?

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Most Successful Ashes Captains – A Surprising List Perhaps? Steve Smith and Joe Root are two of the finest batsmen and players in modern-day test match cricket and Ashes Cricket. Previously before them, Alastair Cook and Michael Clarke were also two brilliant captains – both winning Ashes series. But are any of these four part […] READ MORE