Category Archives: Cricket

August 21, 2019
ICC World Test Championship 2019-21

Witnessing the impressive success of Cricket World Cup in shorter formats eventually inspired the International Cricket Council (ICC) to venture into the game’s longest version world cup, i.e. the World Test Championship (WTC). It will continue for two years from 2019 to 2021. At present, four teams have already played three test matches in this series. Likewise, India is also ready to start its campaign against the West Indies in Antigua from August 22. Itineraries [...]Read More

August 13, 2019
India vs West Indies 2019

The mood in the camp of Team India is upbeat in the West Indies (WI), in spite of suffering a narrow 18 runs debacle against the Kiwis last month. Cricket players, specially youngsters, are trying their best to outperform their fellow teammates to cement their place in the team. Tough and healthy competition for securing a place in the team is really a positive sign for the side. So, there is no scope for laxity [...]Read More

August 6, 2019
India vs West Indies 2019

Since the heart-breaking semi-final defeat against New Zealand in the recently concluded ICC Cricket World Cup in England, Indian fans have been inconsolable. In a heartening development, it seems that the Indian national team has put the loss behind it, and already started regaining lost moorings in a month-long tour of the USA & the West Indies in 2019. India Seize T20 Series India has already taken an unassailable lead in the T20 series, by [...]Read More

August 3, 2019
ICC World Test Championship 2019-21 Schedule and Venues

World Test Championship is a league for Test Cricket, which the cricketing world has been lacking till now. While there are ‘World Cups’ for other formats organised every four years, Test cricket has remained limited to bilateral series, based on which Test rankings are assigned. However, it was observed that in bilateral series, the interest remains limited to the countries which are playing the matches and does not generate excitement or anticipation at a global [...]Read More

July 31, 2019
The World Test Championship - ICC's Long-awaited Competition for Test Cricket

Cricket is known as the gentlemen’s game due to its simplicity and unbiased nature. Test cricket is the oldest and the longest format of the game. Cricket pundits always believe that real test of a player’s true quality or skill is revealed in Test cricket. The game is played in traditional white costume with cherry-coloured (red) ball, though the pink ball has been introduced in day/night Test cricket. The first official Test cricket was played [...]Read More

July 18, 2019
Duckworth Lewis Stern (DLS) Method-Is it a Foolproof System?

Every time rain interrupted a crucial game in the recently concluded ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, and one or both the teams did not get their full quota of 50 overs to bat, the game had to be decided in the remaining time window available to play. Sometimes, the teams got a chance to resume play the next day. Otherwise, ICC had to proceed with the Duckworth Lewis System (DLS). Duckworth Lewis System (now known [...]Read More

July 9, 2019
World Cup Semifinal: India New Zealand Face-Off

Spectators’ favourite India will face New Zealand at Old Trafford, Manchester in the first semifinal of ICC World Cup on July 9. Throughout the tournament, Indian team has been excellent in all the departments, with the match against England being the sole exception. On July 9 too, Indian team is expected to continue with its impressive performance in the semifinal against New Zealand. New Zealand’s excessive reliance on Kane Train New Zealand has lost three [...]Read More

June 23, 2019
India vs Afghanistan

First thing first, India Won! But, Afghanistan won all the love. What a match. This was worth World Cup Finals and what a way for Afghanistan to justify their place in the ICC World Cup 2019. They deserve to be here and they deserve to win the next World Cup if they carry on like this. They got over half a billion people to start praying for India, probably the world’s biggest prayers for a [...]Read More

June 17, 2019
India Vs Pakistan 7th times in World cup

An Overview on the Last Match between India Vs Pakistan The drinks were out, the snacks stocked, and all other engagements cancelled, as India and Indians worldwide waited with bated breath for the India-Pakistan encounter on June 16 at the ICC World Cup 2019. A strong Indian team with the aggressive and in-form Virat Kohli at the helm as captain, and the experience and maturity of the 2011 World Cup winning captain MS Dhoni by [...]Read More

June 2, 2019
World Cup History (1983 and 2011)

Cricket is not a game in India, it’s an emotion. It makes the entire nation cheer, cry, curse, and express all possible emotions known to mankind. In India, it is this game that helps people bond together. 1983 and 2011 are those special years when Team India lifted the ICC Cricket World Cup trophy, sparking a frenzy of happiness in the maddening Indian crowd. World Cup History (1983 and 2011): A Quick Look 1983 ICC [...]Read More

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