Harsha Bhogle, a man who needs no introduction. An unparalleled encyclopaedia on sport and cricket and never minces. It was a privilege to hear him talk on the happenings in the world of cricket in his own inimitable style laced with a dash of humour. Beautifully combing sport with life!
India Embrace Pink Ball Cricket
New trends in cricket have been looked at skeptically by India. Be it T20 cricket, the DRS or the latest Day-Night Test cricket. But India has finally joined the bandwagon. Let's see how India fare.
India to Host First Day-Night Test at Eden Gardens
Source: India to Host First Day-Night Test at Eden Gardens The Indian Cricket Team and the BCCI traditionally have taken time to accept the changing trends in World cricket. Be it the advent of the T-20 format of the game or the DRS, India shied away from them. Even with the latest Day-Night Tests, India… Continue reading India to Host First Day-Night Test at Eden Gardens
A Cricketing Week that Went Down in History
Source: A Cricketing Week that Went Down in History The world of cricket over the last week has seen incredible performances and riveting action on the 22-yards pitch. The action that took place on the field went down in history as an important event in the annals of cricket history.
The 4-Day Game: Is that the Future of Test Cricket?
Source: The 4-Day Game: Is that the Future of Test Cricket? As the World Test Championship unfolds, trends are emerging from the longest format of the game of cricket. The five day game has only seen its full schedule used only twice. If any other game has gone into the fifth day, the weather interruptions… Continue reading The 4-Day Game: Is that the Future of Test Cricket?
A Tale of Two Knocks
Source: A Tale of Two Knocks Two locations. Two matches. Two people. The way they played determined the outcome of the game.
The World Test Championship: Will it Bring Back the Crowds?
Source: The World Test Championship: Will it Bring Back the Crowds? The virtue of patience rules the longest format of the game of cricket. With patience being a diminishing facet of human life, it has drawn the crowds away from Test cricket. In a bid to bring the crowds flocking back to the stadiums to… Continue reading The World Test Championship: Will it Bring Back the Crowds?
Surprises Light Up the World Cup 2019
Source: Surprises Light Up the World Cup 2019 The World Cup was meandering along at a sedate pace with the title contenders India, Australia, New Zealand and England cocooned in the top four, just as expected. The only blip on the horizon was the dismal performance of South Africa at the tournament. But then came… Continue reading Surprises Light Up the World Cup 2019
World Cup 2019: Bowlers Set the Tournament Ablaze
Source: World Cup 2019: Bowlers Set the Tournament Ablaze Proving the pre-tournament predictions wrong, which declared the World Cup to be a bowlers' nightmare, it is the bowlers who have brought the tournament alive!
World Cup 2019: A Damp Start and a Few Upsets
Source: World Cup 2019: A Damp Start and a Few Upsets 10 brilliant teams, 48 matches, 11 iconic grounds! With the heavyweights of international pitted against each other in the initial matches, cricket lovers across the world for salivating for an intense start to the ICC World Cup 2019. Alas, the beginning to the tournament… Continue reading World Cup 2019: A Damp Start and a Few Upsets