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Can Nathan Lyon be Australia’s trump-card?

By Suraj Shukla As the Indian team gears up for its final acid-test of this year in Down Under, the speculation and prediction games for the series have already begun. Many have picked the Indians as favourites to win their...

All you need to know about the Adelaide Oval

By Tapabrata Banerjee India’s most anticipated Test series in Australia is starting on December 6 at the iconic Adelaide Oval, one of the premier venues down under. Let’s look into some statistical highlights of this ground. History: We will start with the...

When Keith Miller bowled bouncers to his war-time service mate

First class Cricket in Australia and England was shut down by the war in the year 1941. Keith Miller, a stalwart Victorian, joined the war service and succoured as a night fighter pilot in the later years. A ginormous...

Australia vs India Sydney T20I: Virat Kohli’s feat and other stats highlights

By Suvajit Mustafi Run chase. White ball. Virat Kohli. The very ingredients required for a smiling India. Such was this November Sunday. Amid the blue waves in Sydney, Kohli pulled off another masterclass to ensure India had levelled the T20I...

The Ed Smith revolution in English cricket

By Piyal Matilal On the backdrop of the Kandy fort, Jack Leach took the final wicket to give England a much-awaited series triumph in the sub-continent, their first-ever in Sri Lanka after 2001. Their last victorious Asian tour was in...

Why I’d rather go to a war with James Anderson by my side

Cricket has long been ahead of the present but well aware of its past. The game is a visionary, well-discerning of its future but undenying of the contemporary. But there’s been a confusion between ‘what can happen’ and ‘what...

Ambidextrous Shubham Patil striving for exposure

By Bhaskar Ganekar In India, cricket now-a-days is not just limited to metros and towns. In this century, we have seen cricketers from small villages are emerging and making their way into the state levels and at the national level....

“Control the controllable” – Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Steve Bull highlight psychological aspect of batting

(Cricdiaries.com is thankful to Betway and Indian cricket journalist Sandipan Banerjee for sharing this piece with us.) By Adam Drury Most sportspeople get the chance to immediately put their mistakes right. Nobody remembers, for example, that Andy Murray surrendered a 40-0 lead as he...

A technology to reduce injury problems of athletes

By Siddharth Hans Hello, my name is Siddharth Hans. I, along with a friend of mine, Jaideep Singh have developed a technology for improving the performance and reducing the injury problems of an athlete. Our inspirations During the college days, my roommate...

Why are wrist-spinners gaining ground?

By Partha Sarathi Bhattacharya Change is perhaps the only constant in life and Cricket is not an exception. Time changes so does our taste. No wonder that once the artistry of fingers was revered and now magical wrists are in...

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Battle of nerves: A preview of India’s 13-Test home series

By Atish Home Chowdhury After India’s thumping performance at the Caribbean Islands, cricket has once again reached its ultimate destination, India. BCCI’s recent announcement of...

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