Zak Crawley emerges from cricket’s data fog to leave Pakistan reeling

The problem comes when you start to imbue the numbers with a weight and a significance that they are unable to bear. This is particularly true of new or young players in international cricket, for whom the early part of their career can often feel like a mad scramble to identify some pattern in the […]

India vs Australia 2020 2nd T20: Date, India Time, Probable 11, TV Channel List, Live Streaming Details

It’s been over 19 months since India lost a T20I series and they now look the most potent side in the shortest format of the game. On the other, Australia, the current number two-ranked side in the ICC T20I Team Rankings, will look to find ways to counter the potent Indian batting in a bid […]

India vs Australia: Coach Ravi Shastri, support staff to have 6-day quarantine in Dubai before going Down Under

In all likelihood, the non-IPL players and the coaching staff along with other support staff would have to undergo a six-day quarantine with a separate bubble being created for them. They will also undergo tests on Days 1, 3 and 6. Once IPL is over, the squad will come together and fly out Down Under,” […]

India vs Australia 2020-21 series: Full schedule of Tests, ODIs, T20Is, Venues, Details of Pink Ball Test

India under Virat Kohli had defeated Australia during the last tour in 2018-19, and it was India’s first-ever series win Down Under. Pujara had played a stellar role in that triumph. The selection committee under Sunil Joshi will select India squad for the tour this weekend and it is expected to be a jumbo squad […]

Pujara, Vihari, coaching staff to join others in UAE ahead of Australia tour

Pujara and Vihari are the only two first-choice Test specialists who are not participating in the ongoing Indian Premier League in UAE. The duo will join the rest of the Indian players selected to travel to Australia.

S P Balasubrahmanyam’s TOP 25 Songs

A very different song in the sense that it is not about love, tragedy, comedy or philosophy but about the pride of then united Andhra Pradesh state, its great history and heritage, its valorous kings, rich culture, arts and traditions, described using the city and its mighty, sacred river as metaphors.

Personnel challenges crop up in Australia’s bid to stay alive

Chahar may have started a little expensively but came back to trouble Steve Smith with an excellent spell, where he also had two catches dropped off consecutive balls. He eventually got rid of Moises Henriques, who’d shown some resistance. Sundar, meanwhile, did what he does better than most T20 off-spinners, give nothing away to the […]