Tendulkar from a different planet. Kohli best batter in world today: Ali Bacher | Cricket

[ad_1] Dr Ali Bacher is a name that will immediately resonate with Indian cricket followers. Bacher played 12 Tests for South Africa in the 1960s and early 1970s, the last four as captain when he led his side to a 4-0 hammering of Bill Lawry’s Australia at home. The final Test in Gqeberha (then Port … Read more

‘SA, Pakistan marginalised’: Bacher criticises India’s ‘dominance’ in cricket | Cricket

[ad_1] Ali Bacher, the former president of Cricket South Africa, played a pivotal role in ushering in a new era of commercialization in cricket broadcasting. However, Bacher is critical of the apparent dominance of only three boards – India, Australia, and England – in shaping the international cricket calendar. These boards, known for their influence, … Read more

Team India’s backroom staff includes a former maths teacher, a mountaineer, a former bus driver, an IT engineer, and a civic police volunteer | Cricket News

[ad_1] The 51-year-old has been head coach Rahul Dravid’s trusted lieutenant since their India U-19 and India A team days. Having served as the head coach of Maharashtra, Bengal and Vidarbha he has also been with the National Cricket Academy. The pace pack loves the freedom he gives. Was originally brought into the fold to … Read more

Chennai scare against Australia saw Team India opt of sluggish track for World Cup final | Cricket-world-cup News

[ad_1] The scare that India got in their first World Cup game against Australia at Chennai prompted the Indian team management to opt for a sluggish pitch for the final in Ahmedabad. However, this would prove to be the home team’s folly as Australia was able to break India’s unbeaten 10-win streak. In India’s opening … Read more

India vs Australia: Suryakumar Yadav to lead Indian team in T20I series at home vs World Cup champions | Cricket News

[ad_1] Suryakumar Yadav will lead the Indian cricket team against the Australians in the five-match T20I series which starts just four days after the Aussies claimed their sixth World Cup title by defeating India by six wickets at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Ruturaj Gaikwad will be Surya’s deputy for the first three games, … Read more

After an unprecedented Cricket World Cup, India’s Virat Kohli ends up as tragic-hero | Cricket-world-cup News

[ad_1] In the midst of the silence that engulfed the arena stood Virat Kohli, his vacant stare wandering into the skies, with the forlorn look of someone betrayed. He puffed his cheeks out in anguish and ruffled his hair, in unusual disorder, with long cold fingers, as he waited impatiently for the torture of collecting … Read more

Marnus Labuschagne’s coach writes: When Marnus told me ‘Mate, that World Cup Final was designed for me!’ | Cricket-world-cup News

[ad_1] The night before the World Cup final I had told Marnus Labuschagne: “Miracles happen. You would have dreamed of playing for Australia in this match and finishing it. This is the stage, this is the day you have lived for. Miracles do happen.” And Marnus replied, “Amen!” It’s been some journey for him. Every … Read more

Athiya Shetty calls Men in Blue the ‘best team’ after World Cup final, Amitabh Bachchan expresses support: ‘You are our pride’ | Bollywood News

[ad_1] Though hours have elapsed since the tournament ended, the pain of Team India’s defeat in the 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup final persists among fans. Despite the heartbreak from the outcome that deeply affected cricket enthusiasts nationwide, their unwavering allegiance to Team India persists, as the latter showcased an exceptionally impressive performance throughout … Read more

India’s pitch ploy backfires in World Cup final as prepared Australia bowlers execute their plans to a T | Cricket-world-cup News

[ad_1] FOR 40 nights since their first win against Australia in Chennai, India strode like the invincibles, but would stumble on the 41st night to a tame defeat. The defeat could be put down to Australianism that always prevails on big moments or just bad luck. There will be a billion post-mortems of the loss, … Read more

Travis Head, with unique technique and side-on stance, leaps into Australian folklore with World Cup final ton | Cricket-world-cup News

[ad_1] Pads on, a sheepish smile spread over his content face. Travis Head serenaded onto the pitch when Glenn Maxwell thumped the winning runs to secure Australia’s sixth ODI World Cup title. He sank onto the ground, kissed the grass and then walked as though he was in a state of intoxication, embracing anyone who … Read more