BCCI Restricts Its Employees From Talking To Media! Why Did That Happen?

There are boards. There are strict and powerful cricket boards. And then there are those boards that exert a certain kind of appeal and stature. We clearly know where to place the BCCI in the current context of the game.…

Shahid Afridi Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Former Pakistan cricketer, and one of the most famous big-hitters of the white ball, Shahid Afridi has tested positive for Coronavirus. It wasn’t that long ago on June 13, 2020 when Shahid Afridi updated his fans and followers on the…

BCCI Makes New Changes Toward Upcoming Cricket Contests For India

Apparently, there seems to be some change on the cards where the forthcoming tours of the Indian men’s national cricket team is concerned. For now, it’s important to remember that India had planned for a tour featuring the Zimbabwe team.…

Changes To The Ban Against Use Of Saliva In Cricket? What’s The Latest?

First, they say do not apply the saliva. No, you can’t. You mustn’t. You shouldn’t also. Then, the same is made official and ‘made-to-adhere’ official ruling. Now, there’s news that the ban on using saliva is being ‘improved!’ What’s one…

The West Indies Have Arrived In England: Finally Cricket Resumes And Must We Raise A Toast

Unlucky number 13. That was the date in March when we last saw an international cricket match. Remember when Australia beat New Zealand in the first ODI with the next two games called-off? Truth be told, so long and rather…

The Wall Speaks His Mind On An Important Matter On Test Cricket

Everyone speaks big words and offers words of wisdom on cricket all the time. Today, the word of the marketing man or the PR aficionado also matters, perhaps at times where cricketers cannot drive publicity. But there are only a…

Ireland Cricket Clubs Get Green Light To Resume Training

The last that anyone saw Ireland playing international cricket this season was down in March. In fact, that was during the early days of March. At Greater Noida, hosted by Afghanistan, Ireland went down fighting a rising force of International…

Aaron Finch Picks The Better ODI And Test Batsman Between Smith And Kohli

Comparisons, as we know them to be, lead to a downfall. Isn’t it? But at the same time, they also do lead to some sort of excitement. Because where the fans of this great game of cricket are concerned, then…

Tamim Iqbal Gets Candid About Virat Kohli Confession

Cricket is a far too different contest today than it ever was. Yes, at the face of it, the rules are pretty much the same and the odds are what they were. You score more and if you bowl well,…

MS Dhoni’s Wife Shares Passionate Insight About Her Husband!

It’s been quite a while since international cricket happened and finally entertained fans. And truth be told, in these two and a half months of absolute suspension of the game, we’ve all missed the sport so much. Perhaps, if anyone…

Shafali Verma Rallies Behind The Idea Of Contact-Less Celebration

She is all of 16. And today, she’s already recongnised among the most promising hitters of the white ball in international women’s cricket. What’s more? She’s also one of the strongest batswomen in the entirety of the contingent of the…

Is Cricket Actually Resuming?

The last that anyone saw international cricket was back in March 13. This last contest was actually in the ODI format and that involved two of the most exasperating and talented sides: Australia and New Zealand. It was all going…

What’s The Latest Development On The Men’s T20 World Cup?

At this point, one wonders what’s the latest piece of development where it comes to the T20 world cup? Is it going to happen or not? Does anyone have any certainty about a fest that was so highly anticipated? It’s…

How The Coronavirus-Fuelled Lockdown Has Affected New Zealand Cricket?

Live cricket; the hits and misses, the winners and losers, the big runs and prized wickets, the matches won at the back of sensational catches, the sensational run-outs, and last-over wins- nothing’s on right now. And don’t we miss it…

Harbhajan Singh Has A Promising Update On His Playing Career!

When he would come into bowl, truth be told, the entire span of the six deliveries would manifest in one heck of an over. The six deliveries didn’t ever seem dull when Harbhajan Singh would come in for a bowl.…

Anil Kumble Shares His View On The Saliva Ban On Shining The Cricket Ball

Generally speaking, whenever a luminary of the game speaks, you listen. You do not argue. You don’t also counter a view not because it’s coming from the horse’s mouth in a sense. But you do not resent a perspective unless…

Indian Team’s Shardul Thakur Resumes Training Despite Coronavirus Lockdown

Today, being a cricketer is not easy. In fact, it never was. In an age where fitness is the dominant theme and where injuries can be rather upsetting and deal a fatal blow to a career- it’s all about being…

Graeme Smith Wants Saurav Ganguly To Head The ICC

This may actually seem a bit surprising to some, truth be told. To most others, it may even seem a bit of a revelation. But in actuality, it helps us identify the sterling quality that’s honesty, in fact, brutal honesty,…

Babar Azam Reveals The Name He Wishes To Emulate As Captain

Less than a week ago when it was revealed that young batsman Babar Azam would become the captain of the Pakistan national side, there was a nationwide reception in the country. The fan loved the development in the wider cricketing…

Why Kieron Pollard Matters More Than Ever For The West Indies Right Now?

Fear. A single four-letter word that drives emotions and can make or break people. That’s what you felt facing up to Jeff Thomson. That’s what Shoaib and Lee gave you. That’s precisely what the great West Indies team of the…

Which Batsman Can Match Brian Lara’s Genius According To Alastair Cook?

Brian Lara, was, is, and perhaps will always remain as one of the finest batsman to have graced the sport. Lara’s genius is recognized around the world for having birthed timeless legends in the sport; records that have stood the…

Cricket “Behind Closed-Doors”? What Does Virat Kohli Feel About This?

It doesn’t increase your awareness or contribute to your knowledge to know that there’s no active sports anywhere right now. The same goes for Cricket. It’s not any different. No live contests simply mean that quite like the rest of…

Mohammad Yousuf’s Comments On Virat Kohli Point To The Pakistan Batsman’s Sheer Humility

Praise is always good. Who doesn’t want it or like it? If you were to think of it, then positive feedback is all that’s needed to light up one’s day. It just happens to be one of those things that…

Not Good News If You Are Umar Akmal Or His Fan!

He truly was- once upon a time- a dangerous lower-order batsman. Not someone you wanted to bowl short. Not someone you’d ever take for granted. There was a sense of power and passion about Umar Akmal, formerly, a famous right-handed…

When The Great Apprentice Wrote To The Master: Kohli’s Message To Tendulkar On Later’s Bday May Make Your Day

Mumbai, 2011. The big six has just been struck; there’s a wave of palpable excitement in the air. India have lifted the very big tournament that they were so wanting to win, in the end, managing to eclipse a hefty…