Rebirth: The Next Part Of Alastair Cook’s Career

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Rebirth: The Next Part Of Alastair Cook’s Career After the Oval, Alastair Cook will have a new experience: playing professional cricket without any care for how it fits within his own playing aspirations at Test level. A rebirth, of sorts. Had he stayed – and if the selectors allowed him to stay – it would […] READ MORE


The One Positive To India’s Series Defeat

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The One Positive To India’s Series Defeat India came tantalizingly close to leveling the enthralling Test series with England at Southampton. However, in a game of constant twists and turns, India ended up failing to chase down England’s target of 245 in the fourth innings. This handed England an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five […] READ MORE


Ishant Sharma: Version 2.0

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Ishant Sharma: Version 2.0 When you look at Ishant Sharma, it seems like he has been playing for ages and yet he is just 29 years old. He has played for more than 11 years now and a lot of people (and experts) feel he should’ve taken a lot more wickets than he has and […] READ MORE


What Is The Root of Joe’s Problems?

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What Is The Root of Joe’s Problems? The Best in the World It was half a decade ago that legendary New Zealand cricketer Martin Crowe predicted that in the coming years 4 batsmen would dominate the international cricket scene: Virat Kohli, Steve Smith, Kane Williamson and Joe Root. Since 2013 Crowe’s forecast has been proven […] 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


Cricket’s Greatest Controversies – The Adelaide Leak

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Cricket’s Greatest Controversies – The Adelaide Leak Cricket, by it’s very nature, is a sport rife in controversy. It is a sport that has caused riots, has caused people to be arrested, and has even caused people to die in the name of cricket. This series aims to look at many of the major and […] READ MORE


The Assumption of Action

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As rain prevented play on the opening day at Lord’s, the lack of entertainment highlighted how there was an assumption of action. Cricket was scheduled: an outside element was needed to disrupt it. There was, however, no recommendation outside of internet chat rooms for Lord’s to invest in a roof despite the annoying disruption. Nick […] READ MORE


England vs India At Lord’s Day Four: Live Blog

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Good morning and welcome to Lord’s. The sky is cloudy and the hover cover is lurking near the wicket. The Indian bowlers are warming up, but their batsmen are having a hit. England have been doing slip catching drills this morning.There has been no overnight declaration. We are running a live blog for this Test. […] READ MORE


India’s Previous Encounters At Lord’s

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Come Thursday, India will face England in the second of the five test match series at Lord’s. The Mecca of Cricket will be hosting the 18th Test match between these two teams. For the visitors, who are trailing 0-1, Lord’s brings a whole lot of sweet memories, like their first ever Test here in 1932, […] READ MORE


Where India Faltered At Edgbaston

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Where India Faltered At Edgbaston The Edgbaston Test was like a pendulum. The momentum oscillating from India, then to England, back to India and finally settling in England’s hands. It was that type of a Test match which won’t be erased from memory in years to come and will be talked about every now and […] READ MORE