Bhuvneshwar Kumar

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BCCI puts a four-stage process in place for Team…

It's been two months now, since the cancellation of the one-day series between India and South Africa on March 14, that the Indian team has not stepped out on the field. In fact, like everyone else across the country, Virat Kohli & Co. have found themselves quarantined over the last 60-odd days, making do with whatever resources at their disposal to work on their cricket and aspects of physical and mental fitness.The isolation notwithstanding, there's been a lot at play behind the scenes for the

Can you still spit and shine the ball? Cricket’s…

The coronavirus pandemic had already begun to cast a dark shadow on our lives, but the global sports activities had yet not come to a grinding halt. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, one of India’s main pace bowlers, gave a routine press conference on the eve of their first ODI against South Africa a sudden twist by saying they may refrain from using saliva to shine cricket balls in the series. The three-match ODI series was eventually called off in view of the potential health hazards

IPL 2020: Previous Purple Cap Winners in the IPL

IPL over the years has been a dwelling ground for many talented cricketers who went onto make it big at the international level. Be it a bowler or a batsman, they have grinded themselves in the tournament, time and again and have proved their potential to the world. The Orange Cap and the Purple Cap, therefore, the just rewards for the players excelling in both departments. In the last 12 editions, just two spinners have been Purple Cap Winners in the IPL, while

IPL 2020: 5 Players to Watch Out for SRH…

With an eye to replicate their 2016 heroics, Sunrisers Hyderabad have assembled a strong squad in the IPL 2020 auctions held in the last month in Kolkata. They bought a total of seven players including the Indian-U19 captain Priyam Garg who will lead the team in the upcoming U-19 World Cup in South Africa later this month. Virat Singh, the uncapped Indian player from Jharkhand has also been added into the squad along with the Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh who is currently leading

IPL 2020: Predicted Line-Up Of SRH This Season

Sunrisers Hyderabad along with Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings were one of the most settled squads going into the IPL 2020 auctions. They bought seven players and now they have the required 25 to build up their squad. After the auction, VVS Laxman, the SRH Mentor said that they were happy with their buys and their purpose of filling the loopholes were met. We now get down to forming the predicted line-up of SRH this season.  In this article, we will predict

Top 5 Takeaways From India’s 2019 Cricketing Season

The Indian Cricket team led by Virat Kohli capped off a memorable year in 2019 as they whitewashed the Windies in the ODIs and T20Is and finished second in the ICC ODI rankings. They finished as the top-ranked team in Tests and finished fifth in the T20I rankings. Also in the process, they beat Australia in Australia for the first time by a margin of 2-1 in Tests and 2-1 in ODIs. Virat Kohli became the first Indian skipper to win a Test

Top 3 Indian Run-Getters and Wicket-Takers in ODIs in…

The Indian Cricket team led by Virat Kohli won the third and final game in Cuttack to win the ODI series against West Indies 2-1. Doing so they have capped off the year on a winning note. This year was a memorable year for Indian cricket for reasons more than one. India's top three-starred with the bat as the Indian team re-established the fact that they are currently the best chasing team in the world. Also, two of the top five wickets takers

India vs West Indies, 2nd T20I Preview: Team India…

The India vs West Indies series moves from Hyderabad to Trivandrum as the Greenfield Stadium is set to host the second T20I to be played between the two teams. There were a few outstanding and eyecatching performances in the first T20I between India and West Indies at Hyderabad, but the one which stood out was Virat Kohli's unbeaten knock to take India home in a 200-plus run chase. The commentators termed this knock as "classical destruction" as Virat Kohli announced his comeback into

India vs West Indies T20I, ODI Series 2019 Schedule…

The India vs West Indies 2019 limited-overs series to be played in December will be Team India's final cricketing engagement this year. The BCCI announced the T20I and ODI squads for the upcoming limited-overs series starting December 6. The teams will play a three-match T20I series followed by a three-match ODI series. The T20I games will be played on December 6, 8 and 11. That will be followed by the three-match ODI with matches on December 15, 18 and 22.  Meanwhile, there are

Australia vs India, first T20I: Preview

After whitewashing West Indies 3-0 in the recently-concluded T20I series in India, the Men in Blue have already traveled to Australia where they will begin their long tour with a three-match T20I series against the hosts starting at The Gabba in Brisbane on November 21. They will look to start the series on a high as it will give them a lot of confidence in the remaining T20I matches and the subsequent four-match Test series. Head to Head Aussies no match for India