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West Indies vs India Tests: Four Indian players to watch out for

India’s beginning to the World Test Championship comes in the Caribbean Islands with a two-match Test series against the West Indies. After wins in the limited-overs games, India and West Indies fight for 120 points in the two-match Test series. We take a glance at the players from India to …

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Manish Pandey’s elusive search for Sydney 2.0

In one of India’s biannual tours to Zimbabwe in 2015 to test young stars, Manish Pandey made his One Day International debut at no. 5 and made an 86-ball 71 only to be overshadowed by Kedar Jadhav’s century from no. 6.  It took him six months more to sport the …

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Chris Gayle puts retirement plans on hold

After a farewell knock, a farewell hug, a guard of honour and other shenanigans including sporting a 301 jersey marking his 301st ODI game, Chris Gayle revealed he never announced his retirement. “I didn’t announce any retirement,” Gayle said according to an update on West Indies’ twitter handle. He further …

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Kohli and Iyer star as India seal series 2-0 in Gayle’s last ODI match

Indian skipper Virat Kohli was the star once again as he stole the limelight from Chris Gayle to help India clinch the third and final ODI by six wickets in a rain-affected game at Trinidad. Set a revised target of 255 after DLS calculations in 35 overs, the Indians were …

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar among the wickets

After an injury-stricken 2018, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has come into his own in 2019 and has 33 wickets in ODIs in 18 matches. He has played all but six matches India have played in the fifty-overs format this year and has been a pivotal figure for India after a lull period …

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Australia’s first Test win at Lord’s

In 1888, Test cricket was only 11 years old. Only England and Australia used to play Test cricket in that era and England were maintaining a healthy lead over Australia. In the previous four years, England had won 10 Test matches and Australia had managed two. Even in February 1888, …

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Virat Kohli breaks 26-year-old record; goes past Javed Miandad to become highest ODI run-getter against West Indies

Virat Kohli added another feather to his cap as he broke former Pakistani batsman Javed Miandad’s record for most runs in One-day Internationals (ODIs) against West Indies in the second match of the ongoing ODI series against West Indies at Antigua. Miandad had scored 1930 runs in 64 innings against …

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