T20 cricket is about 120 balls to be played, hence each ball is relevant to the outcome of the game. As India start their complete Australian tour with T20I series, we take a look at how Aussies have performed post … Continue reading
India in Australia History and trend As India embark on their full tour to Australia. We look at their recent success down under. Interestingly their recent success (this century) has been very similar to overall success in all format in … Continue reading
As a cricket fan or as a player I would like to know certain facts of my team and the team I am playing against. It is called THE LIST, and not based on performance on the ground, but related … Continue reading
ICC have taken T20I seriously, as we had regular 3-match series played across the globe in bilateral contest this year. I believe it is important to take this format very seriously, and have mandatory of minimum of 3-mach series between … Continue reading
So far Women’s T20 World Cup -2018 has been a low scoring tournament. I believe swing/seam being the major factor for this. Hence all is not lost for teams like South Africa and New Zealand who still have two games … Continue reading
After the defeat at hands of South Africa in 1st ODI in their ongoing 3-match series, I look at Australia post World Cup(2015)performance. They have played 64 ODIs in 16 series (including bilateral and ongoing series v SA) won only … Continue reading
In T20I there is an apparent trend of team losing more wickets while batting first. Perhaps this might be one of the reason for them to field first after winning the toss. Currently(Oct onward) there are few series played across … Continue reading
As Australia start their Int. home season, we wonder amidst recent controversies (https://ab.co/2Qj77Tg) this coming season would be a reckoning period for them? First up they are facing South Africa in 3 ODIs and only T20I – followed by a … Continue reading
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Batting was the major reason for Australia to lose their test series v/s Pakistan in UAE. After suspension of top 3 players (2 opener and middle order), Australia went into this series with a fresh group of opening batsmen. This … Continue reading
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Is Australia’s 50-over domestic tournament JLT, a proxy practice for next year’s World Cup ? Last year Western Australia won the JLT trophy convincingly. They had a great start to the tournament and never lost their momentum. However this year, inspite … Continue reading
As India take on West Indies in 2nd Test of 2-test series today(12th Oct,2018). I take a look at recent test matches that yielded result in India. Since Jan 2017, 10 Test matches(before 2nd Test at Hyderabad) were played, yielding … Continue reading
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It has been 58 Tests(111 Inns) spanning 5 years that an opening stand of 100 plus runs has been posted against Australian bowling attack!. Last time it was in 2013 in India when Australia toured for 4-Test series. It was … Continue reading
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The axing of Mohd Amir is wise decision, but should have been taken earlier. Since his return in 2015, Amir has become a limited over specialist and stock bowler in Test cricket. On field he has been used sparsely in … Continue reading
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Asia Cup 2018 got over and one wonders from team’s performance whether NEXT year we would see a low scoring World Cup ?. I think it can go either way as the format of forthcoming WC is based on every … Continue reading
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As we reach the finals of Asia Cup it is very surprising that teams so far have not touched the score of 300 runs. Before this game there were 24 times this feat was achieved while batting first, viz 23.30%. … Continue reading