The selectors of Indian cricket team have learnt a new term called ‘rotational policy’ and they are now rotating the players on a timely basis so as to give them ample rest, to get their services when they are fully fit. But who would .. Read More

RISHAV NARANG

THE CURIOUS CASES OF YUVRAJ AND AJINKYA

RISHAV NARANG

As per MSK Prasad, the chief selector of Indian cricket team, Yuvraj Singh was rested for the limited over series against Sri Lanka and now, it was a chance for the all-rounder to make a comeback in the team and get his spot back. However, when BC... Read More

LOOKING AT THE PROSPECTS OF BHARAT ARUN'S QUEST FOR A LEFT-ARM PACER

RISHAV NARANG

Finally, in his second stint as the bowling coach of Indian cricket team, Bharat Arun revealed his desire of having a good left-arm pacer in the Indian cricket team. Since the retirement of Zaheer Khan, there has been no left-handed pacer who coul... Read More

IS THIS THE END OF THE ROAD FOR YUVRAJ SINGH?

RISHAV NARANG

Sitting alone in the press box of the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium on the day of Deepawali last year, I was witnessing an innings from Yuvraj Singh which went a long way in helping him to revive his career. The left-handed batsman scored his first dou... Read More

PATEL OR YADAV? WHO WILL PLAY THE PALLEKELE TEST?

RISHAV NARANG

Parachute landing is an apt term to describe the selection of Axar Patel in the Indian team for the third and final Test match against Sri Lanka. The Gujarat born lad was playing the final of the tri-series for India A against South Africa A at Pr... Read More

VIRAT KOHLI FACED WITH SELECTION CONUNDRUM AHEAD OF SECOND TEST

RISHAV NARANG

The Past: Abhinav Mukund and Virat Kohli made their debut in Test cricket on the same date at Sabina Park, Kingston in Jamaica against the Windies in the year 2011. While Kohli could manage to score just 76 runs in his five outing... Read More

INDIA BEATS THE GHOST OF GALLE WITH A WIN AGAINST SRI LANKA

RISHAV NARANG

The bitter memory of India’s loss to Sri Lanka on Independence Day a couple of years ago still lingers. On August 15, 2015 the cricket fraternity was let down by a Virat Kohli-led Indian team on when India was bowled out for a mere total of ... Read More

LIFE COMES FULL CIRCLE FOR SHIKHAR DHAWAN

RISHAV NARANG

Shikhar Dhawan's life has become a fairy tale. On his debut in under-19 cricket for India, he scored a century and soon became the talk of the town. However, a mild show in domestic cricket saw him being restricted to the lower ranks. Meanwhil... Read More

THANKS FOR THE PRAISE MR SHASTRI, BUT WHERE ARE THE CONTRACTS?

RISHAV NARANG

"I've spoken to both [Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid], as recent as three to four days ago and they are two fantastic cricketers of India. Their inputs will be invaluable. They will be on board once they have spoken to the authorities conce... Read More

THE SURPRISING APPOINTMENTS OF ZAHEER KHAN AND RAHUL DRAVID

RISHAV NARANG

NEW DELHI: Why did the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) go past it capacity and authorise bowling and batting consultants along with the appointment of Head Coach? What was the need for it? Did the BCCI invite applications for the... Read More

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