All eyes are on Bengaluru when, on Thursday the 14th of June, history will be made: Afghanistan play their first ever test against India in a one-off test series. Afghanistan gaining test status is a validation of how passionately they’ve played the game and how quickly they’ve climbed the ladders of success in international cricket.
West Indies are all set to play the Rest of the World in a T20 at the Home of Cricket, the Lord’s Cricket Gound . This T20 Challenge is being played to raise funds to rebuild and restore five major cricketing venues in the Caribbean that were damaged by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September.
Yes. Delhi Daredevils lost to Sunrisers and now have only 3 wins in 11 games.
Yes. That means Sunrisers are in the playoffs.
No. That doesn’t mean DD is eliminated.
What? Do I mean to say that a team with only 6 wins can get through?
Yes. That’s exactly what I am saying.
Emerging trends in IPL 2018: Pak sneaks in one of its players
Even with just 10 days into the IPL 2018, we have already seen plenty of excitement, especially over the drama surrounding Chennai Super Kings with its home matches now being shifted to Pune, which probably made Harbhajan Singh to wonder whether he had to now start tweeting in Marathi.
When all roads lead to MAC stadium and to police pickets
There was as much drama (if not more) outside the MA Chidambaram Stadium as much as there was inside it when Chennai Superkings and Kolkata Knightriders squared up against each other in a, what sports reporters as mandated by Press Council rules have to describe as, high-voltage clash yesterday.
There is a lot of excitement in the air with just a few days go for arguably the biggest cricketing spectacle in the world, which is of course to say that during the IPL there is no cricketing world outside India.
This year’s edition of the IPL has special significance as two popular teams, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, are back in the fray after allegedly serving out two-year bans. Why allegedly?
Anik’s mammoth achievement –
658 Games Played. 30 Prizes Won. 209 Top-10% Finishes.
Anik Bagchi, 38, hails from Calcutta and is possibly the biggest fan of Caribbean cricket. He can rattle off the exploits of every eve in maroon jersey. He follows not just the women’s team but also the Caribbean Under-19 team as well.
Bagchi fell in love with Calypso cricket on seeing the pace battery of the ’80s in action. Watching the West Indian pacers demolish the Indian batting, left an indelible impression on him. Bagchi was six then. He has been a Caribbean convert ever since.
… the one in which Prem Panicker and Ramesh Srivats discuss the Lodha recommendations and pick their personal favorites and their not-so-favorites…