Border-Gavaskar Trophy All-Time Combined XI

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Picking a Border-Gavaskar Trophy all-time combined XI India vs Australia is one of the longest-standing rivalries in the sport of cricket. The current Indian test team are attempting to win back-to-back series Down Under for the first time ever. Their regular captain, Virat Kohli, will probably be an automatic choice when drafting “a Border-Gavaskar Trophy […] READ MORE


Top 5 Best Swing Bowlers Of All-Time

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The Best Swing Bowlers In Cricket History In all forms of cricket, wicket-taking ability is crucial. Bowlers win you test matches because you need to take 20 wickets. The best swing, seam and pace bowlers of all-time have exceptional records and achievements. So do the best spinners. To be able to move the ball, a […] READ MORE


World Test Championship changes: Disproportionate cricket rules

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The World Cup 2019 Final debacle – A lesson for establishing World Test Championship rules The World Cup 2019 final should have been an eye opener for the cricketing world. The super-over tie rule whose probability of usage was near to zero, had robbed New Zealand of the opportunity to have their first World Cup title. This rule has now been amended after severe […] READ MORE


Book review: The Final Innings by Christopher Sanford

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The Summer of 1939 A short book review on The Final Innings by Christopher Sanford. Christopher Sanford’s wonderful book details the foreboding English cricket summer of 1939.The author makes use of unpublished memoirs and diary entries to describe the unfolding cricketing season of this most portentous of summers. Britain stood on the brink of war. […] READ MORE


Picking Sri Lanka’s All-Time Greatest Test Match XI

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Picking Sri Lanka’s Best All-Time Test XI The Island Nation has had its fair share of success in the longer format. Players such as Kumar Sangakkara and Muttiah Muralitharan have been pivotal to Sri Lanka’s test XI in the past. They are characterised by their spin-friendly nature and batting strength. Over the years, Sri Lanka […] READ MORE


Top 5 Best South African Bowlers In Test Match History

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Best South African Bowlers Of All-Time The best aspect of South African Cricket since their readmission has undoubtedly been their fast bowlers. They have carried the South African attack all over the world, in the absence of world-class spinners. Keshav Maharaj has been the best spinner produced in this time with the likes of Paul […] READ MORE


Top 5 Best Australian Bowlers In Test History

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Best Australian Bowlers In Test Matches The current Australian bowling attack is widely regarded as the best in test match cricket. Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood and Nathan Lyon form a deadly quartet. They have variety in the attack, in terms of pace, bounce, movement and spin. But, are any of them amongst the […] READ MORE


Top 5 Best Test Match Spinners Of All-Time

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Ranking The Best Test Match Spinners Of All-Time “Spin to win.” A common phrase used in the cricketing world and especially in the subcontinent where spinners have historically played the starring role in bowling opposition sides out. It is therefore no surprise that Asian teams have produced some of the best test match spinners of […] READ MORE


New Zealand’s All-Time Test XI

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Picking New Zealand’s All-Time Test XI Have you ever wondered how New Zealand’s all-time test match XI would look like? In recent times, New Zealand has been a fantastic test match team, especially at home. Plus, they have travelled reasonably well, due to having adaptable players and an astute captain. Their bowling attack has always […] READ MORE