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Truthful Tuesday | Why picking Washington Sundar for England Tests will set a bad precedent

It's difficult to gauge what's more rare. A net bowler making his Test debut in a high profile series, or him going to take big scalps of Warner and Smith among four wickets in the game and a crucial half-century to keep the team alive. Whatever it may be, it has fallen alright for India.
Harshit Anand
featuresports3 days ago

Satire Saturday | Punishment for player offences to be decided by fans, confirm ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) have revealed that, in the wake of Steve Smith going unpunished for ‘cheating’, they will henceforth let fans decide the magnitude of punishment for players. Fans are set to be provided uninterrupted stump-cam and stump-mic footage in the latest ICC app.
Anirudh Suresh
featuresports4 days ago

Friday Fights | The Big ODI Fight - Chris Cairns vs Abdul Razzaq

Two of the greatest all-rounders from their countries, Chris Cairns and Abdul Razzaq were unstoppable forces in their heydays - two stars could change the complexion of the game. They had the maverick ability to enthrall the spectators as such was with their ability to play blockbuster cricket.
Harshit Anand
featuresports5 days ago

Throwback Thursday | Sharpshooter Eranga ends Anderson's resistance to help Sri Lanka to an English heist

There’s something about Headingley, where magical things happen every once in a while - be it 2005 Ashes or the 2019 Ben Stokes miracle - but this has to top it all. Sri Lanka have a real opportunity of sealing a historic heist-like series win in England, a country which has always haunted them.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports6 days ago

What if Wednesday | What if Ajinkya Rahane was dropped after 2017 Sri Lanka series

It was the chilly winter of 2017 when Sri Lanka came calling. Like they usually do, but this was the absolute pinnacle. India had just made an all-format tour to the Emerald Isle, blanking then 9-0, but once again? The cynosure was at a different point.
Bastab K Parida
featuresports7 days ago

Truthful Tuesday | More than ever, Indian management and fans need to trust Navdeep Saini now

2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014 - four years where Indian cricket was all over the place when it came to giving debuts to pace bowlers from the domestic circuit. Varun Aaron, Jaydev Unadkat, Abhimanyu Mithun, Pankaj Singh, and Vinay Kumar - five bowlers who were discarded before reconsidered.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports8 days ago

Overreaction Monday | Pujara’s ‘outdated’ method and ‘Over-hyped’ Pucovski

Monday Blues are back and so are we with our weekly segment ‘Overreaction Monday’ where we dissect all the ridiculous things meted out this week. With a series-defining Sydney Test on, everyone was solely focusing on that and thus that adores the majority of our column this week.
Bastab K Parida
featuresports10 days ago

ISL 2020-21 | Studs who stole the show - Week 7

Having passed 2020 with bitter-sweet memories, we have stepped into the new year with many expectations. Simultaneously, we are entering into the second phase of the tournament, where the players are going to fight it out for every point, bringing us to this edition of 'Studs who stole the Show.'
sounak mullick
featuresports10 days ago

Satire Saturday | Underrated Rohit Sharma deserves Indian Test captaincy after spending 14-day quarantine alone

'It’s incredible how the Indian fans have the perception that Rishabh Pant can’t keep and Wriddhiman Saha can’t bat,' tweeted Aakash Chopra after day two’s play. But what remains the ultimate truth is Rohit Sharma’s leadership allowed India to make a comeback into the game.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports11 days ago

Friday Fights | The Big ODI Fight - Sir Ian Botham vs Sir Richard Hadlee

Sir Ian Botham and Sir Richard Hadlee - two knights in shining armours for their respective teams. Two undisputed legends of the sport and two great all-rounders who cricket owe so much gratitude. We too have the highest level of regard.
Bastab K Parida