Australia vs India; third test preview

After battling back, to win the second test, India have had to make some enforced changes coming into this one. Natarajan, who impressed for Sunrisers Hyderabad in this years IPL, comes in for the injured Umesh Yadav, who injured his calf during the second test victory. The build-up to this test has been marred byContinue reading “Australia vs India; third test preview”

Australia vs India day one; visitors on top after day one

After the disappointment of losing the first test convincingly by eight wickets, India’s cricketers started the second test in positive fashion. In the first test, the 2011 World Cup winners were well beaten and were skittled out for just 36 in the second innings. That effort in the second innings for India, was their lowestContinue reading “Australia vs India day one; visitors on top after day one”

India is that you?

After World Cup wins in 2007 (World T20) and in 2011 (50 over one day international tournament and a 2013 victory in the Champions Trophy, India towards the latter years of the start of the decade, and the early years of the last decade, established themselves as a cricketing world super power. The success ofContinue reading “India is that you?”

India Get Their World Cup Off To A Flyer After Defeating Pakistan

India and Pakistan renewed their intense rival as they started their World Cup campaign on Sunday with a win against arch rivals Pakistan . In a match that was reportedly watched by 1 million it’s India who dominated this one, the defeat for Pakistan meant that they still haven’t beat their arch rivals in WorldContinue reading “India Get Their World Cup Off To A Flyer After Defeating Pakistan”

Mahendra Singh Dhoni Retires From Tests

Parts of the cricketing world woke up to the news that Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is to retire from tests. The 33 year old Dhoni has enjoyed an unprecedented amount of success over all formats of cricket with a T20,50 over world cup and ICC champions trophies – but the series loss to AustraliaContinue reading “Mahendra Singh Dhoni Retires From Tests”

Virat Kohli Sets Up Battling India Win Against Sri Lanka

It was a case of deja vu for Sri Lanka, who despite a battling performance with bat and ball, lost by wickets to India- and lost the series 5-0. The Sri Lankan’s can take a lot of positives from this performance despite defeat. Sri Lankan captain Angelo Matthews in particular had a game to remember,Continue reading “Virat Kohli Sets Up Battling India Win Against Sri Lanka”

India Cruise To Six Wicket Win Over Sri Lanka

Virat Kohli lead from the front in a another impressive performance for India as they beat a disappointing Sri Lanka by six wickets. Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat first, which very soon seemed to be a ‘doomed decision’ by Sri Lanka captain Angelo Matthews. The 1996 world champions slumped to 7-2Continue reading “India Cruise To Six Wicket Win Over Sri Lanka”

Life After Mahendra Singh Dhoni?

If you were to look back in time and in history time and again you will see the ‘toppling’ of great leaders whether it be Julius Cesar or Napoleon for example. Even in todays day and age leaders are getting ‘toppled’ Saddam Hussain and being an example of that. The sporting world is know differentContinue reading “Life After Mahendra Singh Dhoni?”