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ravi-shastri

The wait is finally over and Ravi Shastri has become the new coach for the Indian men’s cricket team. He prevailed over other candidates such as Richard Pybus, Tom Moody, and Lalchand Rajput. As of now, Shastri has been made the coach for two years till 2019 World Cup. He will have assistance in the form of Zaheer Khan, who will play the role of bowling consultant till that time, and Rahul Dravid, who will [...]

new coach indian cricket team

The head coach for the Indian men’s cricket team is expected to be picked today. Given the drama that has followed the exit of Anil Kumble and the surprising revelations that came around that time he was nearing the end of his tenure as coach there has been a high level of media glare around this issue. At this time, Ravi Shastri seems to be the front-runner as Virat Kohli and a lot of other [...]

Indian Women Cricket Team

Not many may know this with the exception of the most ardent of cricket fans but India has a women’s national cricket team as well and one that has been punching above its collective weight over the years. The Indian women’s cricket team played its first ever test in 1976 against the West Indies and its one day international (ODI) debut came during 1978 World Cup, in which it was the host as well thus [...]

ICC Women's World Cup-2017

It was only a few days back that the Indian men’s cricket team was humbled its Pakistani counterparts even as the likes of Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Amir, and Hasan Ali blazed a path of glory and the much-vaunted Indian men’s team was left wondering. Now, at the grandest stage of them all in women’s cricket – ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 – India has extracted a revenge of sorts by crushing Pakistan with a huge [...]

championstrophy-pak

If there is one word that can explain Pakistan Cricket Team – it’s unpredictability. You never know which Pakistan team will turn up. One day they will come across as world beaters and the very next day they will look like the most ordinary team on the park.  For billions of India fans across the globe who bleed blue, the Pakistan team that played the final of Champions Trophy on Sunday were the world beaters. Fakhar Zaman just four innings into his international career, struck a [...]

icc champions trophy 2017 final

It is the final game of Champions Trophy 2017 and it is a clash between favourites India and their eternal arch-rivals Pakistan. A game of cricket between these two is always a mouthwatering contest considering so many factors such as the historical context, political situations, and more than anything else the sheer levels of skill and artistry on display. So far, India has been the bookies’ favourite and barring the odd slip against Sri Lanka [...]

India vs Pakistan Champions Trophy 2017

It doesn’t get bigger than this. The mother of all battles, it’s India vs Pakistan at Birmingham on the 4th of June. The cricketing ties between the two countries are at a standstill as the Indian government has taken a firm stand that they will not play cricket with their neighbors until the cross-border terrorism is completely stopped. In the wake of this decision, the only time the cricket lovers gets a taste of the [...]

orange cap claimants

David Warner, who recently scored his first century for Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), right now leads the race to win the orange cap. At present, he has 529 runs from 11 games and with the 126 against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), he also has the distinction of having scored the highest runs in a game as a captain. Gautam Gambhir The skipper of KKR, Gambhir believes in showing the way himself and throughout the season he [...]

OPPO Wins Indian Cricket Team Sponsorship

The Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) has just confirmed selection of Chinese mobile phone brand OPPO as the main sponsor of the Indian cricket team for the next five years, starting April 1, 2017. The earlier sponsor was Star India that had won the contract with a bid of Rs 538 crore. The OPPO contract is expected to exceed that amount, though the exact value of the contract is yet to be disclosed. [...]

India vs Australia

Australia is here! The test series that we had been waiting for so long is finally upon us! Even though India has blanked the likes of New Zealand and England already, a similar result against the Aussies would be ‘cleansing’, considering how successful the latter team has been over the years. Even though Australia may have been underperforming of late with series losses to Sri Lanka (away) and South Africa (home), it’s still a team [...]