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featuresportsa month ago

Friday Fights | The Big ODI Fight - Yuvraj Singh vs Arjun Ranatunga

Asian Cricket has been an art of subtlety, although later it gets pronounced more than its usual depth. Yuvraj Singh and Arjun Ranatunga mightn’t have crossed paths as cricketers but the uncanny similarity that the duo possesses was never talked about as much as it should have.
Bastab K Parida
featuresports2 months ago

Satire Saturday | BCCI plans to bring Yuvraj Singh back in the squad to address the sixth-bowler problem

India’s tour of Australia got to the worst start possible, with the controversy between the trio of BCCI, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, but on the field, things turned ugly with their losses, which prompted the public to question the ‘sixth-bowling’ option in the 50-over format.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports4 months ago

Satire Saturday | Yuvraj Singh comeback decision a twist in the tale of India’s superstar conundrum

MS Dhoni’s retirement euphoria, N Srinivasan making ‘Prima Donna’ comments on Suresh Raina, and a sign of a rift between Raina and CSK to follow up the previews for IPL. In the ever-changing cricketing landscape, we, as cricket writers, were having our share of fun.
Bastab K Parida
featuresports5 months ago

What if Wednesday | What if CSK had not purchased Suresh Raina in 2008

On February 20, 2008, in the first ever auction in Indian Premier League (IPL) history, Chennai Super Kings made arguably the most significant purchase in the competition’s history, by scooping Suresh Raina for $650,000. But what if the franchise had decided to overlook the flamboyant southpaw?
Anirudh Suresh
featuresports5 months ago

Mental Strength Matters - a comprehensive case study

Regardless of the profession or prowess, stress and pressures evade nobody. It is the same with athletes irrespective of the sport. It is only with experience that players develop 'mental strength' that furnishes them with an edge over the rest while simultaneously helping to manage pressure.
Aryan Joshi
sports5 months ago

Friday Fights | The Big ODI Fight - MS Dhoni vs Yuvraj Singh

Two of India’s best finishers on their nights, MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh go head-to-head in a bout of Friday Fights, without the interference from any others. Only statistics could propel one over the other, in this contest of Friday Fights but who will win this cruciating encounter?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featuresports5 months ago

What if Wednesday | What if MS Dhoni didn't play the way he did

So much has already been talked and written about MS Dhoni the enigma, the person, the cricketer, his impact, his rise, his privacy and his unpredictability that it really doesn’t make any sense to add to the list. But isn't it all classic MS Dhoni? Always frictional even when we think he is not.
Bastab K Parida
featuresports6 months ago

Overreaction Monday ft. the Ollie Pope hype, Yuvraj’s ridiculous claims and Akhtar going bonkers

There you go! IPL will soon be back and we are back as well with our weekly dose of slamming each and everyone who goes beyond their premises to make ridiculous statements. In this segment of the weekly article, we have all bases covered, pretty much like a Page 3 of any Indian newspaper.
Bastab K Parida
featuresports6 months ago

What if Wednesday | What if MS Dhoni never played cricket

One of India’s greatest cricketers and definitely the most scrutinised one over the course of his 15-year long career, MS Dhoni ruled Indian cricket’s psyche like a very few did. It is of great semblance he rose to become a superstar keeper and skipper, who landed the ultimate sucker punch.
Bastab K Parida
featuresports7 months ago

Good Bad and Ugly ft. Sports' fight with racism, Spurs' Covid concern and Tamim's 'fanboi' moment

2020 seems to be exponentially getting worse with every passing day and what that has ensued is us having plenty of topics to talk about. So it is time to delve into the now-chaotic world of sport and see what the heck is going on. Presenting you the June 7 edition of ‘Good, Bad & Ugly’.
Anirudh Suresh