Ishant & Ashwin’s Rise on Foreign Soil

Introduction “Tigers at home & Lambs abroad” is often a saying used whenever Indian teams in the past were touring abroad. There was just no competing in the opposition’s backyard in the past. When the century turned, so did India’s record & performances abroad. India started to record the Odd victory & started to seek… Continue reading Ishant & Ashwin’s Rise on Foreign Soil

RCB’s Over-dependency with Virat & ABD

Introduction RCB have been perennial under achievers in the Indian Premiere League. The franchise and local support in Bengaluru has always been quite strong with the team. Virat Kohli & AB De Villiers have been key performers In the pulse and heart of RCB over the years. The strong Franchise fan base is highly driven… Continue reading RCB’s Over-dependency with Virat & ABD

Butler’s Explosives as Opener

Introduction Jos Butler is now England’s experienced power hitter in White Ball cricket. While England’s white ball resurgence started post the 2015 World cup Debacle. Jos butler was always the key man as far as English white ball game was concerned. His role was largely in middle order for a large part of his career.… Continue reading Butler’s Explosives as Opener

Pujara’s liking to English bowling

Most often referred to as ” the Rock” of the Indian Test batting. Cheteshwar Pujara has been a pillar for India’s success especially abroad. But when it comes to home games, his contributions don’t often catch the spotlight. With an amazing career average of 47, he has also been heavy run scorer at home. His… Continue reading Pujara’s liking to English bowling

Border-Gavaskar Series 1st Inn. Century Conversion

There is an old saying in Test match batting that you need make hay when the sun shines. The first batting opportunity that you get needs to be cashed in. The batting Team needs to ensure that you lay a solid foundation/platform for the team’s ultimate goal to victory. On most of the occasions, you… Continue reading Border-Gavaskar Series 1st Inn. Century Conversion

Indian ODI Batting-Middle overs Boundary Frequency & Top Order Big innings on Aussie Soil Last 2 years

While the Australia vs. India ODI series is underway, the Indian batting has come under tremendous pressure with massive run chases. Also with expectations to post big totals with a slightly under-performing bowling attack. India’s Top order (Top 3) At on overall-sense India’s Top 3 is the best in the World. Since the best part… Continue reading Indian ODI Batting-Middle overs Boundary Frequency & Top Order Big innings on Aussie Soil Last 2 years

Should R Jadeja be Indian ODI’s 5th or 6th Bowler?

There has been a lot of discussions and debates on Indian Team management’s bowling strategy in the last few days. While the ongoing ODI series vs. Australia has been going on, there has been lot of criticism on the approach and the mindset of the way the playing eleven has been selected. Most of it… Continue reading Should R Jadeja be Indian ODI’s 5th or 6th Bowler?