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featurecricket16 days ago

The impeccable transformation of Josh Hazlewood to evolve as Australia’s unicorn across formats

Initially, Josh Hazlewood was only considered one of the integral members of Australia’s fearsome pace trio for Test cricket, alongside Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc. But now, the 196cm frame has left behind his fellow compatriots and has become the country’s number one fast bowler across formats.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricketa month ago

Andrew Symonds: The architect of aggression

Andrew Symonds was one of the liveliest characters in the sport with his aggressive batting, agile fielding, and mannerisms on the field. He used to tonk the ball out of the park for fun with his power-hitting for the Australian team that dominated world cricket for a long period of time.
Nishad Bapat
featurecricket3 months ago

Usman Khawaja’s stunning comeback to red-ball cricket

Australia opener Usman Khawaja has scripted a fairytale return to the Australian Test team ever since the Sydney Test in Ashes 2021/22. Khawaja made a comeback to Test cricket after playing his last red-ball fixture in Ashes 2019 and has amassed 751 runs from five matches at 125.16 so far.
Nishad Bapat
featurecricket3 months ago

Pitches to be the deciding factor in Test Cricket

Earlier this month, Pakistan and Australia were playing a Test match on a flat track in Rawalpindi while India were up against Sri Lanka in Bangalore on a paradise for spinners. With T20Is being already preferred over Tests it becomes important to see how such pitches can influence Test cricket.
Nishad Bapat
featurecricket4 months ago

Shane Warne - An artist with magic in his wrists

Former Australian cricketing great Shane Warne passed away on Friday but he left a legacy leaving behind some brilliant stats and records in his cricketing career. The man with magic in his wrists used to spin the web around the best of the batsmen and bamboozled them with his sheer brilliance.
Nishad Bapat
featurecricketa year ago

The Good, Bad and Ugly | Australia edition ft. Captain Carey, Ashton ‘Turner’ and the BBL Tragedy

The sight of Australia winning a game of cricket, these days, is as rare as watching Timo Werner putting the ball on the back of the net, so well done to Alex Carey for making a seemingly arduous task look easy. On that note, why don’t we try something different?
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricketa year ago

Why the 'inconsequential' ODIs could hold great importance for Mitchell Starc, Nicholas Pooran and others

You’ll have to go all the way back to 2013 to find the last instance of Australia and West Indies locking horns with each other in a bilateral ODI series.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricketa year ago

Takeaways for Australia from the Windies series ft. Unimpressive fringe pacers, Marsh's golden run and finishers conundrum

Taking the field after a long gap of four months with a weakened unit, Australia were up for a massive challenge against West Indies, with a lot to draw from the series with the T20 World Cup in sight. Let's take a look at where Australia stand and what they found out from their series loss.
Harshit Anand
featurecricketa year ago

How different was Cricket the last time India toured Sri Lanka? Well, quite different

There was a time not too long ago that India toured Sri Lanka - and vice versa - so often that a bilateral series between the two sides made fans cry.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricketa year ago

A St. Lucia Tragedy: Australia and the art of how not to structure a batting line-up

Weird things have happened over the past week. Not just in Cricket, but across sports.
Anirudh Suresh