Hey there Cricgeeks!!So after finally cribbing for three complete days on how my 7:30pm-11:30pm daily entertainment no longer exists and how there were a few loopholes in the IPL bio-bubble, I have now realized that this gray cloud of darkness has come with a bright silver lining!!! Guess what, now the Indian Cricket team can focus more on the WTC finals isn’t it? So let’s take a look at few crucial particulars which this tournament; The World Test Championship has given us!!!

As quoted by Captain Virat, for ICT this format still is the most important of all…

First and foremost this competition has bought back the crowd to this potentially dying format. And there are…


So as the T-20 flavor has settled in and with the colors of the shorter format in full bloom, now it’s time for the El-Classico of IPL. Yes, as most of you have figured out as of now …it is time for yellow to take on the deep sea blue…time for the southern spice to take on the zing of the west….time for the Tangy Sambar to take on the Spicy Vada Pav…time for the kings from Chennai to take on the lads from Mumbai…But why is this game considered to be the biggest rivalry in franchise cricket? Why do…


Not a few days back and all of us were grooving to “किस्मत की हव कभी नरम, कभी गरम” ; this song exactly explains how the game of cricket works, especially the T-20 format. A moment the bowling side is dominating and within a span of 4–5 odd deliveries the batsman is on top again. But what we all as a community need to except that the recent time is nothing but “Batsman’s Era”.

ALL OF THE DOMESTIC BOWLERS ARE NOW SHOWING WHAT THEY HAVE.

Frequency of scores of 350+ in an ODI has increased by 3 times. The changed powerplay restrictions, introduction of two new balls in the ODI game…


Hey there! Cricgeeks!! Today I would love to bring to your notice a story about a lesser known List A legend. Considering that this guy is in the news in recent times for playing with a slow strike rate in the shortest format of the game let’s take a look at his tale.

WHILE AT SRH MANISH HAS FOUND THE BIG SCORES BUT JUST ABOVE RUN A BALL….HIS SR ON AVERAGE IS 121.3

Manish Pandey” this name definitely raised a few eyebrows in the year 2009 when he became the first Indian Batsmen to score a 100 in the IPL. It was a wonderful score of 114 runs against the Deccan Chargers. But Manish was booming on the circuit prior…


Now that it’s IPL season and with young players being under the watchful eye of the entire cricket community, they have a great chance to showcase their mettle. The Indian Premier League as I have mentioned in my earlier blogs has produced bewildering players. So, here’s a look at the backdrop of few of the champions who were first seen booming at this cricket festival.

Even with most of the senior players rested India were able beat the dominating Aussies in their own backyard.

First in are the dashing duo of the Pandya Brothers. Mumbai Indians is one such team which definitely has some great scouting ability. Just have a look at the list of players who were once…


In recent times the last name Modi has always been on newspapers. Whether it’s one of the most dominant political individuals or whether a business tycoon turned bankrupt. Modi is a mainstay. 14 years down memory lane and another Modi came to surface. The name, “LALIT”, the deed, an ideation. Not just an ideation but a phenomenon. A concept that potentially changed world cricket. It goes by the name “INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE”. And mark my words this was just going to be the onset of one hell of a ride.

This ideation by Lalit(The IPL) in today’s date is valued at 47k+ crores INDIAN RUPEES.

Modi had the idea of something like an IPL from…


The world of cricket seems to be an amazing place. It makes lives of some players while breaks lives of others. The story of this star begins with the setback of his father and how his father trained him to be the champ he is……

Year 1986 a strong Sikh right arm pacer is sacked from the Indian team. The name “YOGRAJ SINGH”. But this was just the silence before a storm. Yograj was training an absolute beast. A storm that was going to hit the cricket community in the year 1999. Cut to 1999, people of India begin to…


As an avid follower and a critic about the game, I would ask all of the readers to spare a thought and think about who the most outspoken cricketing personality is? Who is that guy, who without believing in “POLITICAL CORRECTNESS” just keeps forward his view? It can be Wasim Jaffer or as a matter of fact it can also be Sunny Gavaskar or Ravi Shastri. But in this case, it is Gautum Gambhir. Yes, GG as you rightly heard. So, here’s an insight to why this nonchalant yet smart cricketing brain has developed to be the person he is.

JUST A POTRAYAL THAT GAMBHIR DOESN’T THINK TWICE WHILE SPEAKING THE BITTER TRUTH……


Well, well, well how adventurous was the Australia tour of South Africa in the year 2005. So, here’s an insight on how the events took place. The buildup to the 5th ODI was on heck of a ride. First 2 One Dayers were won by the South Africans like a cake walk. Then the Kangaroos took over. They won the next two and set up a great series finale in which they went in with great momentum.

STORY OF ONE OF THE GREATEST ODI GAMES TO HAVE BEEN EVER PLAYED……

Considering that they lost two consecutive one dayers, South African batsman Herschielle Gibbs was out on a party a day prior to the…


India has always been a fire power in terms of the talent that it produces in sports. Consider age group cricket, may it be the under-19 or the under-15 world cup, we have always dominated such tournaments. Not only us but all the Asian teams be it Pakistan, Bangladesh and lately Afghanistan have done well in age group cricket. India somehow does well in open aged cricket too but what about the other nations. So what are the major reasons behind these countries being so successful?

First and foremost the cited reason is the pure talent that the players have…

NIKHIL GANESH PATIL

Under Grad At ABV-IIITM, Gwalior. Love to analyse and pen down the lesser known stories of cricketing world.

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