Mankads, umpires and cheats  – IPL2019

The spirit of cricket is alive and well; or is it? The Indian Premier League isn’t a week old and we’ve have had dodgy run outs, dissent at umpiring decisions and coaches arguing with officials on th...

IPL 2019 preview and predictions

It’s back – the glitziest, most glamorous, most over hyped T20 tournament on the planet is back! The Indian Premier League (IPL) is loved by some, loathed by others, but compelling viewing for all cr...

Do India have the batting power for the World Cup?

With the World Cup coming sharply into view, time is all but up for teams to make serious adjustments to their plans. We’re into a period of fine tuning. India, tournament favourites along with the h...

Why have India gone with Rohit Sharma at three?

I’ll start with an admission here: I’ve never rated Rohit Sharma as a Test cricketer. His ODI exploits, with two double centuries to his name, have seemingly cemented his reputation in short-form obs...

2015 ICC World Cup semi-final Australia Vs India

After New Zealand came out on top of a pulsating tussle against South Africa in Auckland, it’s over to Sydney for the second semi shootout, between fellow co-hosts Australia and the defending champio...