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Manoj Prabhakar: Virat Kohli has to learn how to face moving ball
Manoj Prabhakar: Virat Kohli has to learn how to face moving ball

Virat Kohli Former India all-rounder Manoj Prabhakar has said that Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan need to leave the ball better in England to find success. Both Delhi batsmen have struggled to score runs on the England tour so far.  Prabhakar explained that the batsmen need to judge which balls to leave. Further, he emphasized that Kohli and Dhawan’s stance needs to be more side-on. Being side-on will ensure that they are ab

Jul 25 2014
Lack of enough match-winners is what is compounding problems for Team India
Lack of enough match-winners is what is compounding problems for Team India

Immensely talented, but he isn’t a ‘match-winner’ as yet Indian sides over the years have always been chock-a-block with talented cricketers coming through the ranks, and we’ve always had the pedigree of producing talented cricketers like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble, Sourav Ganguly, Mohammed Azharuddin and the list can go on. But, the underlining factor is that whenever an India

Feb 6 2014
Manoj Prabhakar wants MS Dhoni to drop Ishant Sharma
Manoj Prabhakar wants MS Dhoni to drop Ishant Sharma

The calls for Varun Aaron are getting loud Former Indian fast bowler Manoj Prabhakar has said that the new entrant Varun Aaron must be given a chance in place of Ishant Sharma, who has been hit all around the park by the Kiwi batsmen in the ongoing bilateral series in New Zealand. According to a story published in the Times of India, Prabhakar said that a team comprising of incompetent pacers and spinners shouldn’t be playing at the high

Jan 23 2014
Top 5 all-rounders in Indian cricket
Top 5 all-rounders in Indian cricket

1. Vinoo Mankad Vinoo Mankad Vinoo Mankad was probably the finest all-rounder of the era that is known for the likes of the Pataudi’s and Gavaskar’s. An attacking batsman who was extremely versatile and was made to keep changing batting positions depending on the need of the team. As a batsman, Mankad scored 2109 runs at a healthy average for that time of 31.47 from the 44 matches he played for India. He was also more than handy bowler

Jan 11 2014
Top 5 India vs Zimbabwe ODI matches in ODI history
Top 5 India vs Zimbabwe ODI matches in ODI history

An India-Zimbabwe ODI match is always given a step-motherly treatment these days. The mighty Indians are always expected to crush the little minnows from the African subcontinent. Yes, India have got the better results out of the clashes, but there have been some nail-biting finishes in the past. Taking a look at history, one is forced to sit up and take notice of some amazing clashes between the two sides. Zimbabwe have sprung more than a surpr

Top 5 Indian cricketers who failed to make the most out of their opportunities
Top 5 Indian cricketers who failed to make the most out of their opportunities

Rahul Dravid has always said in many of his interviews that he was lucky to have found a place in the Indian cricket team and was fortunate to have scored so many runs for the country. When a batsman of such a stature, who has amassed more than 13000 runs in Tests and 10,000 runs in ODIs, makes such a statement, it shows how humble the guy is, in spite of having achieved so much in his profession. Yes, we all know he has always been humble and th

Feb 2 2013