The Krishna Das Story: A Phoenix-like rise

By Sandipan Banerjee Phoenix was a mythological Arabian bird of great beauty. They say, it burned itself on a funeral pyre, and then rose from its own ashes. The story of 25-year old ‘pace sensation’ from Assam, Krishna Das, is...

Is Hardik Pandya ready for the biggest ‘Test’ of his life?

By Atish Home Chowdhury The reality is stranger than fiction, and Hardik Pandya’s roller-coaster journey from the muddy fields of Baroda to the Indian dressing room proves it emphatically true. For someone having failed his ninth standard exam and spending...

Australia’s final frontier

By Bastab K Parida Mark Taylor's team got annihilated while Steve Waugh famously quoted that winning in India would be their last Frontier. Ricky Ponting made three visits too but could not achieve the desired. An unlikely candidate in the...

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...

Japan women cricketers taking rapid strides

By ICC Media Release Japan’s women’s cricket team are heading to Samoa in high spirits for the 2016 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier – East Asia-Pacific, with the goal of going one better than their second place finish two...