“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...

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...

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...

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...

ICC T20 World Cup 2020 likely to be Faf du Plessis’ final global event

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has renamed the ICC World T20 as the ICC T20 World Cup. This means next editions of the events in 2020 in Australia will be known as the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 and the...