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Know Why Anushka Sharma is learning bowling from Jhulan…

Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma is all set to feature in Jhulan Goswami's upcoming biopic, tentatively titled as Chakdah Express. The movie will be directed by Prosit Roy who worked with Anushka Sharma earlier in Pari. Anushka was seen to shoot for the same at the Eden Gardens stadium in Kolkata on Saturday. She looked in the groove for the role as she was shooting donning the Indian jersey and trying to emulate the walking style of the former legendary women's cricketer. The entire

India vs Australia 2020, 1st ODI Preview: Run-Fest in…

After whitewashing Sri Lanka in the three-match T20I series, Team India are now looking forward to an even tougher and competitive series as they get set to host Australia for a three-match ODI series. The first of the three ODIs that kick-off the India vs Australia 2020 series will be played at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. Keeping in mind the importance of the series, both teams have named a full-strength squad which has a number of matchwinners from both sides.  Also Read:

India vs Sri Lanka 2020 Series, 3rd T20I Preview…

The third and final T20I of India vs Sri Lanka 2020 series is all set to be played at the MCA Stadium in Pune on Friday, January 10. India won the second T20I at Indore by 7 wickets and are leading the series 1-0. This happened after the first T20I in Guwahati was washed out due to rain and a damp pitch. Having a lead in the series, India would look to wrap up the series with a win before they host Australia

IPL 2020: 5 Players to Watch Out For RCB…

The Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore have been the perennial underachievers in the IPL. Despite making the best team season after season, they somehow fail to translate their potential into performance. They have reached the finals of the tournament thrice (2009, 2011, 2016) and unfortunately ended up on the losing side on all three occasions. Once again they have brought together a competitive squad and in the recently concluded IPL 2020 auctions have bought a few players who might be the players to

India vs Sri Lanka 2020, 2nd T20I Preview: Teams…

India did not have the best of starts to their Mission 2020 campaign as the first T20I against Sri Lanka was abandoned due to rain. Despite the best efforts of the ground staff, the playing conditions were not conducive enough to let the game happen. This meant that the India vs Sri Lanka 2020 series hasn't yet started. Though the outfield was ready on time, the pitch had too many patches of water soaked into it and the ground staff failed to get

India vs Sri Lanka 2020, 1st T20I Preview: Full-Strength…

The Indian cricket team starts their Mission 2020 by hosting Sri Lanka for a three-match T20I series to start the year. Virat Kohli and Lasith Malinga will resume their rivalry as both of them lead their respective teams in the series. The first of the three T20Is in the India vs Sri Lanka 2020 series will be played will be played at the Baspara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. The second and the third T20Is will be played at Indore and Pune respectively on

IPL 2020: Predicted Line-Up Of RCB This Season

Royal Challengers Banglore have been the perennial under-achievers of the IPL in the past 12 seasons. Despite making the finals twice they failed to get a hand onto the trophy. Every season at the IPL auctions they get together a strong team, which fails to deliver the goods on the field. From changing the squad to the coaching staff, the RCB management has tried almost everything to win the trophy but still have not been successful in winning the trophy. Yet again they

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

Boxing Day And Its Importance in Test Cricket

After the Christmas celebrations, Test cricket resumes in the international calendar with four teams playing Boxing Day Tests. Australia is currently playing the second Test match against New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and South Africa will play England in the first Test at the Supersport Park in Centurion. It has a rich history and tradition one which has given Australian cricket an identity that it has today. With the boxing day hosting two Test matches in different parts of the world,

Epoch-Defining Decade For Indian Cricket- The Rise & Establishment…

The game of cricket has seen teams dominating the game over a period of time. The West Indies of the 1980's was an unbeatable force with Clive Lloyd leading a bunch of matchwinning cricketers. Such was their dominance that they had already won two 50-over World Cups before even entering the decade. Australia team was another team that started dominating from the late nineties and continued it till almost 2008. In the meantime, the team won three World Cup, two alone under Ricky

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, 3rd ODI Preview: High-Scoring Final…

The India vs West Indies series is level at 1-1 after India beat the Windies in the second game in Visakhapatnam by 107 runs. Rohit Sharma (159) and KL Rahul (102) struck centuries to power India to 387. Kuldeep Yadav then took his second ODI hat-trick to help India win the game and draw level in the series. With the series nicely poised, the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack is ready to stage the decider on Sunday. India played their perfect game in the

India vs West Indies, 2nd ODI: India Look to…

Shimron Hetmyer scored his career-best 139 to help West Indies win the first ODI in Chennai on Sunday by eight wickets. In the process, he added a record-breaking 218 run-partnership with Shai Hope (102) and displayed his immense batting class to give West Indies the upper hand in the series. The second match of the series which will be played in Visakhapatnam now becomes a must-win for India to stay alive in the series. The Men in Blue came into this series as

Shivam Dube: A Complete Misfit in the Current Scheme…

Shivam Dube, the Mumbai all-rounder made news with his blockbuster hitting in Ranji Trophy last year. He hit five sixes off five balls to earn himself a contract with the Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2019. He was roped in by the franchise for 5 crores after which people started comparing him to former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh. However, he turned out to be a flop for the Challengers as he scored just 40 runs from four matches. Next, he almost helped Shivaji

India vs West Indies, 1st ODI: Windies T20 Temperament…

India won the third T20I in Mumbai to win the T20I series 2-1. They won the match by 67 runs to set a batting template that the team would like to replicate in the remainder of the T20I games that they play in the build-up to the World T20 next year. The India vs West Indies series now moves on from the T20Is to the ODIs with a series win in the mind of both teams. The three-match series kicks off with the

IPL: A Look Back at the Stories Which Made…

Crossing a decade the Indian Premier League (IPL) is into its 12th season. The IPL 2020 auctions on December 19 will start the countdown for the next season. Every season, the tournament gets bigger and better in terms of prospects and the number of players on show. In terms of talent as well, every season discovers new talents not only Indian but international as well. Ahead of the 12th season of the cash-rich league, here is a look back at the stories which

India vs West Indies, 3rd T20I Preview And Dream…

The India vs West Indies series which started with the three-match T20Is is level at 1-1 after West Indies won the second T20I in Hyderabad by 8 wickets and made the run-chase look ridiculously easy. Lendl Simmons (67*) anchored the chase for the Windies and in the process opened up many questions for the Indian team for which they need to find an answer to ahead of the decider in Mumbai on Wednesday, 11 December. The last game which India played against the

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: 1st T20I Preview: Teams Renew…

The India vs West Indies series kicks off with a three-match T20I series, the first of which will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai will host the second and the third T20Is respectively. India then play a three-match ODI series between 15 to 22 December to wrap up the tour. The India vs West Indies series also kicks off the World T20 preparations for both teams for the World T20 to be played in Australia next year.

IPL 2020 Auctions: Three Players RCB and SRH Might…

The two teams in focus in this segment of IPL 2020 auctions are Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Both these teams met in the IPL 2016 final with Hyderabad getting the better of Bangalore. Over the years, the strategies employed by both these teams in the tournament have been totally opposite to each other. While RCB has packed their team with batting stars, SRH has been a bowling heavy side with Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Rashid Khan leading the attack. Since 2015, David