Blood, Sweat and Leaves in the Age of the Big Hits

How Cheteshwar Pujara, Alastair Cook, and Nick Gubbins are Leading an Old-Fashioned Revolution T20 cricket has revolutionised cricket in much the same way as Kerry Packer’s World Series Cricket did in...

The Fluctuating Career of Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara, India’s number three, is one of the few remaining classic Test batsmen. Unlike most of his contemporaries, Pujara is not concerned with scoring at a fast rate,...

Thilakaratne Dilshan The Modest Maestro

MANNERS MAKETH THE MAN What, you might ask, separates the also-rans from the great - or the modest from the arrogant? William Horman, who was a headmaster at Eton and...

Jos Buttler’s Blistering Year

Jos Buttler played his last First-Class game on 22nd October in a test match for England against Pakistan in Dubai – making just seven runs. A modest Ashes series...

New Zealand in India: A Tale of Two Captains

On September 22nd, India take on New Zealand at Kanpur in the first of three Test matches between the sides. Both sides meet off the back of contrasting success in...

Courtney Walsh Signs as Bangladesh Bowling Coach

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has roped in legendary former West Indian fast bowler Courtney Walsh as their specialist bowling coach. Bangladesh's success at the 2015 Cricket World Cup, in...

Zimbabwe’s Promising Return to Test Cricket

Earlier this week New Zealand concluded their tour of Zimbabwe with a 254-run win in the Second Test. When coupled with an innings victory in the First Test, it...

Alzarri Joseph: The Next West Indian Hope

The Under-19 World Cup has been in existence for 28 years after its inaugural tournament in 1988. Only on a handful of occasions could you truly say a star was on...

Is India’s Five-Bowler Strategy a Viable Option?

Ever since Virat Kohli took over the reins from MS Dhoni in Test cricket, one thing he and Ravi Shastri, before, andAnil Kumble, now have been insistent on is playing...

Lokesh Rahul: Taking Chances

Lokesh Rahul is on 96, batting on a flat Kingston pitch, and the inexperienced Roston Chase has the ball in hand. This encounter in the Second West Indies vs...