May 07, 2021 7:36 am
Though pitch-siding doesn’t necessarily count as ‘match fixing’ as none of the action is rigged, it is a side-effect of competitive betting that sports organisers have been aiming to quell.
May 05, 2021 9:05 am
The indefinite postponement of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) due to players and support staff testing positive inside the bio-bubble has thrown up a lot of questions. How will the foreign players return home?
May 05, 2021 7:57 am
For a team that’s historically top-heavy, David Warner made them punch above their weight with a lion’s share of runs. That’s why Warner demotion from captaincy and removal from the team has prompted raised eyebrows.
May 05, 2021 8:08 am
Only last week, with India reeling under a second wave of the pandemic, BCCI’s interim CEO Hemang Amin had assured all the teams that they were “totally safe” in the IPL bio-bubble.
May 05, 2021 8:08 am
What are Jos Buttler’s favourite six-hitting shots? What role does stance play in Buttler’s batting?
May 01, 2021 12:34 pm
Like most classy batsmen, the Punjab Kings captain has been able to iron out a flaw, pace his innings better and come back stronger.
May 05, 2021 10:57 am
The PGA Tour’s Player Impact Program, which aims to reward players based on their popularity and social media impact, regardless of their results on the course, has left the golfing fraternity divided.
April 30, 2021 10:38 am
The Englishman is not the only batsman who does it. South African AB de Villiers too has employed this tactic.
April 30, 2021 8:10 am
Off-side play is seen as a limiting factor in Faf Du Plessis' batsmanship. The South African, however, has stuck to his hands wide-apart grip, which experts believe limits his ability to play through the off. Yet he has found a way to be more effective.
May 05, 2021 10:51 am
AB de Villiers has directly influenced three of RCB’s five victories, shellacking 204 runs at a staggering strike rate of 174 runs, the highest among any batsman who has scored more than 200 runs in this edition.