Murphy, you are such a genius! Two top teams went into the semi-finals with obvious weaknesses and they chose the semifinals to face the consequences. India and Australia, who stole the show in the league phase, knew that their middle order was weak. They depended on their top order to
Conjuring up my inner Bill Lawry...What a ripper, this tournament has turned out to be!! Until the last game, until the final moments of that game, the semi-final line ups were not decided. The organizers could not have asked for a better finish to the league phases of this wonderful
I am writing this article after Pakistan did what Pakistan does best, beat New Zealand in a World Cup game. The result of this match has made the latter half of the World cup even more exciting. The comparisons between Pakistan's 1992 run and the 2019 run have so ceaselessly
I am writing this article soon after Sri Lanka's unexpected win against England at Headingley. Until yesterday, the four semi-finalists seemed to have been all but decided. But, now the possibility of England getting knocked out of their home tournament has opened up!! Let us look at how the 'big'
The second week of the World Cup turned out to be the perfect follow-up for the exciting first week. This week had high voltage games, upsets and tight contests. If I started to list the exciting matches, I may have to mark almost each one of them down. Such was
Cricket World Cup got off to a great start in London, albeit with an insipid opening ceremony. I guess at least, the opening ceremony could have been conducted in Mumbai, to get the enthusiasm level up. The fact that Michael Vaughan had to put out a twitter poll asking 'How
Last week, I wrote the part 1 of this article detailing the individual performances that were overshadowed by other brilliant performances in the World cups from 1975 to 1992. I felt that it is the duty of a true cricket fan to make the effort to dig deeper and bring
We are just a couple of weeks away from the start of the mega cricketing event in the UK. World cups over the years have been the stage for big performers and big performances. Vivian Richards, Sachin Tendulkar, Wasim Akram, Shane Warne, Ricky Ponting, Yuvraj, Arvind De Silva, Inzaman ul
VIVO IPL 2019 ends in high fashion
A riveting, nail-biting finish encounter witnessed in VIVO IPL Season 12 final, ending up with Mumbai Indians lifting the trophy for the record fourth time and also whitewashing Chennai Super Kings with 4-0 this IPL season.
Mumbai Indians, the table toppers won the toss in
Another Cliff-hanger, thrilling encounter other night involving some high voltage drama and history creation, Delhi Capitals revamped the history by registering their first win in playoffs in the history of VIVO IPL and marked an end to SRH’s dream to Final’s.
Delhi Capitals won the toss in this knockout game and