Thisara Perera safeguards No. 7 position: A rare happening in Cricket

Sri Lanka were in a shambles by the time they were halfway down that chase. Not run wise. They had exhausted 25 overs and hardly touched the run rate of five. The required run-rate had increased from 4.84 to 7.92 by then....

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...

Ganguly vs Tendulkar: An extraordinary record-filled Chennai affair on a Valentine’s Eve

By Suvajit Mustafi February 13, 2001. It was the eve of Valentine’s Day. Mohabbatien had hit the screens a few months back, and ideas were aplenty. The study leaves for the boards had started. My fellow teenagers were either busy queuing...

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...

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...