Category: India

10 Seasons of IPL in Numbers

It’s that time of year where cricketers from all across the world are in India to compete in the most coveted Twenty20 league in the world. The Indian Premier League began on its eleventh season when Chennai Super Kings inaugurated the season with a bang over defending champions Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium in

What Sandeep Lamichanne’s debut in IPL mean to Nepal?

For the first time in the history of Nepalese Cricket, a player from Nepal is picked by an IPL team Delhi Daredevils and he is none other than Sandeep Lamichanne. A country that got an associate membership from ICC way back in 1996 has been through the ups and downs in its cricket journey. Despite

IPL, favorite word for Caribbean Cricket?

The IPL, believed to be the most exciting cricketing festival across the globe, has always been able to bring sheer enthusiasm among the fans. Never in its 11 years of history has it not been able to live up to the expectation that every cricket lover bestows upon it. An exciting bunch of cricketers, big

Five Reason Why you Should Watch an IPL.

1. Pure entertainment: You must have noticed that it has been just over a week IPL has started but already so many games have gone to the wire. Almost every game has gone to the last over to find a winner. IPL assures 100% entertainment for over 50 days. If you are a cricket fanatic,

Where does RCB always go wrong?

In recent years, RCB has been boasting with the superstars in batting. With the likes of modern legends Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Brendon McCullum, you can easily predict the extent of nightmare for bowler if the batting unit clicks together. How about a year ago when the Bradman of T20 cricket “Chris Gayle” and

DD thrash Mumbai in their own fortress

Another match and another thriller. Mumbai Indians — An IPL team that keeps their fans in the edge of their seat in every match.  All their three games went down to the wire. But, as the phrase goes, “so close, yet so far.” What trick did they miss? Was it dropped catches? Or was it

Wickets’ number of Bowler Doesn’t Always Reveal Actual Story

We often look upon stats for the quality of the bowlers. Particularly, number of wickets is what grabs our attention. However, numbers don’t reveal everything about the match situation. Number doesn’t say anything about the quality of bowling that got the wicket. This fact becomes more apparent in the limited format. Regardless of the kind

Virat Kohli, A New Character in Cricket

The early symptoms of greatness of Virat Kohli were apparent when India won 2008 U-19 World cup in Malaysia under his captaincy.  He became regular member of Indian cricket team with his consistent performance and excellence.  Being part of the squad that won World Cup 2011, by and by, he established himself as excellent player