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Mitchell Johnson reveals an incident involving Phillip Hughes during 2013 tour of India
Mitchell Johnson reveals an incident involving Phillip Hughes during 2013 tour of India

Johnson admitted that he bowled too aggressively at Hughes in the nets during the infamous ‘homework saga’ tour Former Australian speedster Mitchell Johnson opened up about a training ground incident involving the now deceased Phillip Hughes during Australia’s tour to India in 2013, Fox Sports reports. The fast bowler revealed that he had apologised to Hughes and Glenn Maxwell after bowling a particularly hostile spell that

Jan 13 2016
India vs Australia, 2nd Test at Kolkata in 2001: The Greatest Test Match Ever Played
India vs Australia, 2nd Test at Kolkata in 2001: The Greatest Test Match Ever Played

The win acted as a catalyst for a morale-boosting 2-1 series victory over Australia Eden Gardens, Kolkata. 15th March, 2001. This day was the beginning of a new era in Indian Cricket. It was a Thursday, and a day for drum beats and celebrations, not just at the Eden Gardens, but across the country. This cricket match signified the arrival of team that really defined the phrase ‘Never Give Up’. The venue was the Ganguly’s

Nov 3 2015
VVS Laxman - What makes him a
VVS Laxman - What makes him a "Very Very Special" cricketer?

  Launching the counter-attack with utmost resoluteness and conviction When VVS Laxman stepped into that sun-smothered and humid afternoon at Sydney Cricket ground in 2008 against his favorite rivals, Australia, India was in dire need of a resurgence of emotions and spirit. After being outplayed in the first test, questionable umpiring had left them at 8/1 in reply to Australia’s 463 when he walked in. It was not his preferred

Nov 3 2015
Michael Clarke's Test career in pictures
Michael Clarke's Test career in pictures

Farewell Clarke Michael Clarke retired from ODI cricket handsomely top-scoring in the 2015 ICC World Cup final against New Zealand helping Australia clinch the sport’s biggest prize for the fifth time. He quit the T20 format on his own terms as well as he realised it was not suited to his style of technical batting, thus making way for the younger Australian players to have an opportunity in the national team. “For me, I&#

Aug 23 2015
Umpiring at its Worst - The 2008 India-Australia match with nine wrong decisions
Umpiring at its Worst - The 2008 India-Australia match with nine wrong decisions

Between January 2 and January 6 in 2008, India and Australia clashed at the SCG – a match more memorable for the umpiring decisions than the actual cricket played. It was the 2nd Test Match of famous Border-Gavaskar Series, being played well before DRS was brought into implementation in Test Cricket. In cricket, you lose the match because either you played bad or the other team played much better. But there is another reason

The 5 Best Coaches the Indian Cricket team has ever had
The 5 Best Coaches the Indian Cricket team has ever had

"A good coach will make his players see what they can be, rather than what they are.” A good coach is a man who always works behind the scenes, and yet remains one of the key reasons for his team’s success. These mentors often go unappreciated even when their teams perform well, despite giving their players the training lessons and the drive to win. India first appointed a coach for the cricket team in 1992 and has had a total o

Jun 5 2015
If wickets stay slow at the World Cup, India can play three spinners: Rahul Dravid
If wickets stay slow at the World Cup, India can play three spinners: Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid Former India captain Rahul Dravid said that the Indian team need to hope that the wickets in the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand remain slow and supportive of spin. He said that he found it strange that the Australian wickets were slow in the recently concluded Test series and believes that if the wickets stay the same India can play two to three spinners. Talking about the World Cup, Dravid, however, warned that the ta

Jan 29 2015
Why can't India win Test matches abroad?
Why can't India win Test matches abroad?

The Indian Cricket team’s last victory abroad was at Lord’s The mighty Indian team last won a Test series on foreign soil when they toured the Carribean to face the West Indies, which is but a mere shadow of its past. Since then, it has been a long agonizing wait for the cricket aficionados in India. The “Men in Blue” as they are fondly called have not had many impressive outings outside the subcontinent since th

Jan 14 2015
Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Player Ratings for Australia
Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Player Ratings for Australia

In the recently concluded Border-Gavaskar series, the Aussies beat India by 2-0 and reclaimed the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. It was a keenly contested series as almost all games went to the last day. In the end, however, it can be said that the Australians put in a clinical performance and they never really allowed the Indians to get on top of them. Now that the Test series is over, let’s take a look at how the players of the winnin

Jan 13 2015
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