Political games have always sprung up from the ravine of the world’s new largest stadium since its inception in 1980s. The Indian Express digs up the story of the old Gujarat Stadium, the epicenter of all political goings-on which refuses to go down as a footnote in history.
South African cricketer Vernon Philander has overcome socio-economic problems and various prejudices to forge a stellar career. But has his achievements been appreciated enough? The Indian Express finds out.
Rohit Sharma would say that Shami’s over was the most influential contribution to India’s win. And the pacer, along with Ravindra Jadeja, was considered to bowl the Super Over before the team went with Bumrah.
Diagnosed for depression, ‘PK’ — who mixed his guile with the dying art of swing bowling to stump the world’s best batsmen, who was valued by his team mates for his “mast-maula (freespirited)” nature — is now on medication.
The pink balls that will be used in Kolkata have been manufactured by SG, an Indian company. And as of now, the team will keep an “open mind” and “wait and watch” how the ball behaves in Indian conditions. However, “some issues” have already popped up in the few days of practice.