Google the most used search engine has caught Cricket fever. In its recent Google Doodle it celebrates the beginning of the World Cup, with a sketch of a batsman in its logo. Interesting thing about this Google Doodle is that it is not India specific but is there on the main portal.
During IPL, children stay indoors even during summer vacations and adults suddenly have a sick stomachs and skip going to work so they can catch a game in their city. Nothing like that is happening with T20 Champions League cricket. I thought I will write down 10 reasons why this tournament is a flop show! […]
This year we had a tough cricket; even Indian team had hard luck in the ICC T20. There is nothing to be blamed with neither the selectors nor the commission. The Tri series leaves nothing to be described about our team young legs. The ICC WC 2011 is around the corner, India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh […]
Duckworth-Lewis method is a statistical method which involved calculating progressive scores based of past scores in One Day Internationals along with using wickets in hand as a resource to score more runs later on in the innings.
Take for instance the match between England vs West Indies. England scored a fantastic score of 191/5 in 20 overs. In the second innings it rained and West Indies had to scored 60 runs of 6 overs. So instead of scoring almost over 9.5 runs an over for over 20 overs it left West Indies to score 10 runs an over for only 6 overs.
I think West Indies can count themselves lucky.
IPL when it was held in 2008 was a massive success and shook the cricketing world. In all probably it has also shifted the power base of Cricket to India very significantly. In 2009 when IPL was was shifted out of India and in South Africa. IPL is back in India this year and Sony […]
No one can forget the great moments like when MS Dhoni and his boys lifted the T20 World Cup or more importantly the famous image of a beaming Kapil Dev lifting the Prudential World Cup from the Lords balcony. But sometimes in Cricket we have these odd funny moments which does make cricket become cricket. […]
A match between the Caribbean Kings and India (in the old times when the Windies were really kings) India is batting and every Indian batsman is wearing heavy helmets and pads, Which could weigh more than themselves. It’s all for a shield of protection, from the battery of fast West Indian fast bowlers. One more man […]
T20 matches are back on after a very exciting Test series between India and Srilanka. The T20 match in Nagpur was sold out long before the match day. This points to the phenomenal interest in T20 cricket. Make not mistake about this, I might find Test cricket as the ultimate in Cricket but I am a huge […]
It was just in the 8th over after the game resumed on Sunday that Team India went to the top in the ICC Test rankings. Post-match… As continuation to Aditya’s post, India won the match and the series at the historic Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai against Sri Lanka making India top the ICC Test Ranking in history! The […]
With the rise of IPL and T20 cricket in general a lot of voices have showed concern that Test cricket might die out because the entertainment of T20 simply cannot be replicated by Test cricket. Some people are taking the middle path that Test cricket, ODIs and T20 all have their place. A lot of […]