There was a time in cricket when there used to be a balance between bowling and batting. Then the T20’s came into the picture and the balance shifted towards the batsman. The pitches were made where batsman could score belter of runs and there was nothing for bowlers in it and especially for spin bowlers. Spin bowlers were hit out of the park every time they tried to flight the bowl and they were seriously scared to bowl within the powerplay. Batsman like Chris Gayle made the merry of spin bowlers in the T20’s.
It has been 10 years since IPL has started and RCB is yet to win an IPL Trophy. It is not that RCB is the only team who has not won the Trophy but the kind of players RCB has, it becomes difficult to admit that they have not crossed the line even once.They have featured 3 times in the IPL final and all the 3 times they have choked in the final as well.
IPL10 started with a Bang for IPL9 winners Sunrisers Hyderabad, in the inaugural match of IPL10, they defeated last time runner-up Royal Challengers Bangalore by a healthy margin of 35 runs. Everyone from SRH chipped in with fine performances from bat but the pick of all of them was Yuvraj Singh. He won the man of the match for his match-winning innings in which he scored 62 runs in just 27 balls with the help of four fours and 3 sixes.
So the trophy has been won by India in a very fashionable manner and this series win will remain in the heart of Indians for a very very long Time.Such a Hard fought series it was. In this long… Continue Reading →
If Cricket is a religion for Indians than it is life for Bengalis and Sourav Ganguly is their god who is fondly called as DADA (it means grandfather top person of the house). DADA is the most lovable son of Bengal known for his aggression and to the point talks. Of all the cricket players that Bengal has produced, there is another player from Bengal who resembles DADA very much in terms of aggression and attitude. This player is fondly called as Chotta DADA (Chotta means younger) and his name is Manoj Tiwari.
So the series decider now moves to the most beautiful stadium in the country in Dharamshala. Both the teams would want to give their more than 100% and regain the Border-Gavaskar trophy. Especially India would want to win the match and the series to end their season on a high. Even if Australia manages to pull out a draw it would be a big achievement for them and also if the test match ends in a draw the trophy would be retained by Australia because they are the current holders of the trophy.
Cricket, also known as Gentleman’s game, one of the most famous sports of the world. A die heart cricket fan always says that he knows everything about this game, such as, what is inswing or outswing or who is the best bowler, batsman or captain. Here is my question to the every Cricket fan – What are the different forms of cricket you know?