Found 15 Articles for Cricket

Who is the best Cricket commentator?

Divya Agarwal
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Harsha Bhogle is known as the best commentator of Cricket. He is a journalist and one of those very few commentators who've never played cricket at that level but has got the talent of the elite commentary box.He started commentating at a very young age of 19 with All India Radio while living in Hyderabad. Later, in 1991-92, he became the first Indian commentator which was invited by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation during India's cricket series before Cricket World Cup, 1992. Since then he worked for ABC Radio Grandstand, then worked for the BBC for eight years as part of ... Read More

Who is the most underrated Cricketer in India?

Divya Agarwal
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
While India has produced some extraordinary league of cricketers in the last few years, many of them got the appreciation for peaks of the name, fame, and glamour. But out of many, few of them were left unnoticed despite some excellent performances. Let's know a few of them then and now in the modern era:Mohammad KaifSreesanthIrfan PathanGautam GambhirRahul DravidIn present days, despite a few well-known cricketers, some are wonderful players who possess the same credit for an overall great team but unfortunately do not get the same name and fame. These are:Ambati RayuduManoj TiwaryRangana HerathRobin UthappaNathan LyonAmit MishraDinesh KarthikRead More

Why don’t we create green top pitches in India?

Diler Singh
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
India-West Indies Test Series is starting from today and so is the debate over green-tops. Undoubtedly, India is a very strong side and have the ability to beat any ferocious opponent on the ground, especially when they play on their home grounds, in India, and in favorable conditions. Similarly, we all know how these home tigers suffer when they land out of the subcontinent. They crash every record of the poor game and impetrate to win a single match out of a series of five.This is what we witnessed in England recently. Not only this time but every time we ... Read More

Who has delivered the fastest ball in the history of cricket?

Vihan Rodrigues
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
When we hear the fastest ball, the fierce faces of all fast bowlers and their tough looks start striking our mind. It includes Wasim Akram, Courtney Walsh, Chaminda Vaas, Umar Gul, etc. But the question still remains unanswered that who among the fast bowler fraternity has done this miracle.Well, the answer is Shoaib Akhtar who is recognized as the fastest bowler in the history of cricket by delivering an officially recorded top speed of 163.3 km/h in a pool match against England during the 2003 Cricket World Cup. Unfortunately, Akhtar did not get any wicket on the ball.Fastest Recorded Deliveries ... Read More

When did Asia Cup cricket tournament start?

Vihan Rodrigues
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Recently, India beat Bangladesh by three wickets in the final of Asia Cup and clinched the Asia Cup title once again. However, do you know when this tournament first occurred? Let's dig out the history.Actually, when the Asia Cricket Council was formed in 1983, the council came up with this idea, which was conceptualized in 1984 and the first Asia Cup occurred in Sharjah where Asia Cricket Council has its headquarter and remained there till 1995.Initially, Asia Cup was only an ODI tournament and used to happen in every two years, but now it takes place in both ODI and ... Read More

Is IPL the brainchild of Lalit Modi?

Pinki Rao
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Absolutely! It was only Lalit Modi who introduced this highly adorable short format of cricket, which is now widely known as IPL, and it eventually also proved to be his downfall. But it has a very interesting story behind it. So, let’s go the flashback.Believe it or not but Lalit Modi had a prodigious ambition of converting the game of cricket into money - minting affair involving businessmen, sponsors, etc. under the hood of BCCI right since when made his foray into cricket administration in the 90s. And the moment came for which he dreamt of day and night.Remember the ... Read More

Is Virat Kohli a better Test captain than a ODI captain? Should he learn the art of captaining ODIs from MS Dhoni?

Dev Kumar
Updated on 25-Jun-2020 14:31:11
Virat Kohli is a fighter, a go-getter in every format of the game. He has time and again proved it as a player and as a captain. Virat leads from the front, setting a benchmark for himself and his team to follow. If you go by figures, Virat Kohli has recently broken the record held by MS Dhoni of 7 consecutive wins when India defeated Bangladesh at Hyderabad.This was Virat's eighth successive victory. India has won 16 matches out of 27 games while losing only 3 under his leadership till earlier this year. He has proved that he is not ... Read More

Who are currently the top 5 richest cricketers in the world?

sahas salguti
Updated on 25-Jun-2020 14:41:27
Cricket is a bat and ball game played between two nations with a lot of emotions on the pitch and off the pitch. Cricket is played in three different formats, the first one would be test cricket which has been played the most from olden days followed by ODI ( One Day International), then followed by the recent format T-20. Cricket is a popular sport played across the globe.The top 5 richest cricketers currently in the world are:Sachin TendulkarSachin Tendulkar was born on 24th April 1973.He is known by his famous nick name "Cricket God".Sachin Tendulkar has retired from Cricket ... Read More

What is the best test match in history of cricket?

yashwanth sitamraju
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The best ever rated test match in test cricket history is India vs. Australia in 2001 which was played at Eden Gardens ground, Kolkata. Now, let’s go back to 2001 and look at the Australian cricket team who were defending champions and number one ranked cricket team in both the formats.Eden Gardens, Kolkata. 15th March 2001.This day was the beginning of a new era of Indian cricket. It was a Thursday with an electrifying atmosphere not just at Eden Gardens but across the country. The venue was the Ganguly’s hometown, where the team snatched away victory from the Aussies and ... Read More

Though many of the Indian batsmen are match winners then why only MS Dhoni is quoted as the Best finisher?

Om Sharma
Updated on 28-Apr-2022 05:20:55
The excessive popularity of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, best known as MS Dhoni, lies in those spectacular innings where the hope of millions and millions of Indians befell on him and he helped India sail through the tumult and brought smiles on the faces of the Indian fans back. No matter where is he playing, who is the opponent and how unfavorable the situation is, his 'never give up' attitude, cool-headed decisions and determination turn him one of the best match finishers in the world.Innings that Prove His ProwessBe it Karachi and Lahore (Pakistan), Aukland (New Zealand), Harare (Zimbabwe), Dhaka (Bangladesh), ... Read More