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Thursday, May 06, 2021

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Explained: The secret behind Jos Buttler’s six-hitting prowess in IPL 2021
Wed, May 05, 2021

What are Jos Buttler’s favourite six-hitting shots? What role does stance play in Buttler’s batting?

Jos Buttler adds to Sunrisers Hyderabad’s misery
Mon, May 03, 2021

Buttler’s strength and Mustafizur’s subtlety swamp Hyderabad

Explained: How AB de Villiers has gone from Mr 360 to 180, and why it’s working
Wed, May 05, 2021

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.

Old master does it again as young prodigy fails to take Capitals home
Wed, Apr 28, 2021

AB de Villiers continues to beguile, while Hetmyer’s dazzle ends in tears

A star in the making: Devdutt Padikkal
Sat, Apr 24, 2021

RCB opener and rising Karnataka star Padikkal has a good head on shoulders and is adept off the frontfoot and backfoot.

Explained: Why are clubs abandoning the European Super League?
Thu, Apr 22, 2021

The elites of European football would continue to work on this and generate a more appealing and fan-pleasing version of it. ESL’s creators would regroup, and no doubt come back.

Zimbabwe’s greatest Streak
Thu, Apr 15, 2021

A stocky teenager to Zimbabwe's greatest Test captain, Heath Streak was his country's man-Friday on the cricket field.

Explained: Why SRH shouldn’t have benched Kane Williamson against KKR
Thu, Apr 15, 2021

Flimsy as their middle-order has been for ages, Hyderabad’s best way to address this old malady of theirs is to blood in Williamson at the top order, thus elongating their batting line-up. The many virtues of Williamson would immensely benefit them as the tournament pulls along.

IPL 2021: Young Knights win the day
Mon, Apr 12, 2021

Nitish Rana and Rahul Tripathi take KKR to big score before middle-order blues return to haunt SRH.

IPL 2021: How playing for Virat Kohli’s RCB might finally liberate Glenn Maxwell
Thu, Apr 15, 2021

When the elements sync, Glenn Maxwell is a definite a game-changer. He proved that in his relatively restrained knock of 39 from 28 balls against Mumbai Indians.

IPL 2021, MI vs RCB Report: A proven saviour, and an unexpected one
Sat, Apr 10, 2021

A usual Bangalore hero, AB de Villiers, and an unusual one, Harshal Patel, combine to clinch a thriller.

IPL seeps into pop culture
Fri, Apr 09, 2021

From Ooltah Chashmah to Unnaipol Oruvan, ad space to politics, the T20 league has become an inevitability of our times.

Explained: How R Ashwin can be an all-format India player after this IPL season
Thu, Apr 15, 2021

Ashwin has not featured in any white-ball cricket for his country in the last four years. He stands a chance to knock firmly on the doors of the World T20 side, for which a prosperous IPL 2021 will augur him well.

Explained: Will Delhi Capitals and West Indies hope Hetmyer deliver on his promise?
Thu, Apr 15, 2021

Touted as the best stroke-maker to have emerged from the Caribbean islands since Brian Lara — in full flow, a spectacle with his blazing game, a combination of power and timing —Hetmyer’s potential is undisputed.

IPL 2021: Why World No. 1 T20 player Dawid Malan isn’t an automatic pick for King’s XI
Thu, Apr 15, 2021

IPL 2021: After a relatively indifferent white-ball series in India, there suddenly are doubts on Dawid Malan's proficiency against quality spin bowling, which he would encounter in abundance if he were to feature in the T20 World Cup later this year.

Whispering death: Bhuvneshwar has skill, subtlety to outwit batsmen
Wed, Mar 31, 2021

During the recent T20 internationals and ODIs against England, the medium pacer showed why he is operating on a different plane.

India vs England: Mountain becomes molehill
Sat, Mar 27, 2021

Bairstow and Stokes make mockery of big Indian total as England level ODI series.

Competitors turn collaborators: KL Rahul & Rishabh Pant work together in irresistible fashion
Sat, Mar 27, 2021

Rahul & Pant have often seemed vying for the same spot in ODIs, but show they can work together in irresistible fashion.

India’s new order in T20Is: Rohit, Virat, Surya, Shreyas, Hardik, Pant
Tue, Mar 23, 2021

Virat Kohli opening with Rohit Sharma was made possible on Saturday by the presence of a strong Team India middle order and it brings clarity ahead of the upcoming T20 World Cup.

The new Mr. 360: Suryakumar Yadav rises to the occasion for India on T20I debut
Sat, Mar 20, 2021

Suryakumar Yadav combined brilliance and audacity in his strokeplay to stamp his class during his international debut.  

Take politics out of India-Pakistan gam­es, it becomes the fusion of two great cricketing cultures
Sun, Mar 14, 2021

Ten years after fans brought alive that insipid World Cup match in Mohali, here’s another chance for the supporters of the two cricket-crazy nations to go home with a lifetime of memories and impressions.

How Surya tasted sweet success by giving up brownie with ice-cream
Thu, Mar 11, 2021

Self-abstinence and hours of sweat saw Mumbai Indian batsman Suryakumar Yadav burn 12 kgs in 3 months and refine his skills. Sandip G counts the ten thousand small steps that the IPL super star took before the decisive India leap.

IND vs ENG: How Jack Leach got Cheteshwar Pujara’s number
Sat, Mar 06, 2021

With his brisk pace, Jack Leach has restricted Cheteshwar Pujara to the crease throughout the series

From Vinoo Mankad to Jadeja, Axar: Why so many left arm-spinners from Gujarat?
Thu, Mar 04, 2021

The state has a long and rich history of producing quality left-arm spin, from Vinoo Mankad to present-day Jadeja & Axar.

England selectorial whims betray their priority for white-ball glory
Sun, Feb 28, 2021

Two related but separate developments have all but ripped through England and Wales Cricket Board’s much-debated rotation policy for betraying their priorities.