India v Australia, 2nd test, Bengaluru: India stay alive (and kicking!)

It was tea on the third day of the second test match of the Border Gavaskar Trophy 2017. One nil down in the series and having conceded a lead of 87 in the first innings, India was ahead by just 33 runs with six wickets in hand. India’s experiment with Jadeja Read More …

PREVIEW: Australia v India, Fourth test, Sydney Cricket Ground

The Border-Gavaskar trophy will be making its way back to Australia. However, even with the scoreline reading 0-2, there are a lot of talking points from India’s point of view. A new captain. A new number 7 batsman. A new wicket keeper. Ishant Sharma is the most capped Indian test player. This Read More …

O Captain, My Captain

So the test career is over. No fanfare, no trumpets. No mess, no fuss. To our simple minds, this is just a practical decision from a practical man (or is there something murkier going on behind the scenes?). We haven’t been particularly happy with Dhoni’s test captaincy in the past. However, rather than Read More …

PREVIEW: Australia v. India, Melbourne, Boxing Day Test

Heartbreak in Adelaide. A morale-sapping loss in Brisbane. Each game lost from a great position. Two down. Two to go. Rumours of a spat between Shikhar and Virat. Bad food, bad umpires, bad nets. In the mean time, here’s our XI for the all important Boxing Day test match

India at the Gabba: Oops, we did it again!

Moments which changed the course of the match: Number one – Day 2 – After a fantastic 144 from Murali Vijay on Day 1, Indian fans are pretty pleased at 311 for 4. Rahane and Rohit are at the crease with Dhoni and Ashwin still to come. The Aussie bowlers are still recovering Read More …