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...

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 preview and predictions

So here it is; Cricket World Cup number 11. It promises to be a slow burner, taking a month to build up to the crescendo of the knockout stages, as two pools of seven teams each are whittled down to ...

ICC World Cup 2015 ones to watch – India

The reigning World Champions have just completed a disastrous tour of Australia, finishing winless – hardly ideal preparation for their title defence. The side is well out of form and inspirati...

Dhoni’s silent exit makes a lot of noise

Having made his ODI debut for India in December 2004, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Mahi as he is fondly known, never looked back. The only thing he knew was pushing Indian cricket to greater heights. His pr...

Team of the year 2014

A happy new year to you all from The Cricket Blog! There’s plenty to look forward to, not least in the form a World Cup and an Ashes series. There will, of course, be plenty more besides. 2014 was an...

India in Australia Test preview

The four Test Australia Vs. India belatedly starts today following the tragic loss of Phil Hughes, 63 not out, felled by a bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match two weeks ago. The best tribute to Hughe...

Virat Kohli will improve

Test cricket remains the ultimate showpiece of the sport. Despite the allure of the one day game and the various T20 competitions around the world, a game spread over five days between two evenly mat...