Posts tagged “Cricket”

IT’S BEEN A GLORIOUS YEAR FOR KOHLI AND INDIA

It has been much of a glorious year for Virat Kohli, India’s Test captain and the Indian Cricket Test team in general. Kohli has been able to break some records, equal some others, and break some new records as well. With his recent career best of 235 runs, Kohli joined the elite list of players […]

Ricky Ponting did well for MI in IPL 2016

Mumbai Indians might not have made the playoffs in IPL, but, some of the things that Ricky Ponting did while being in charge of them this season did not harm his stature as a tactician at all. One of the moves of the Aussie legend was quite weird when of all the people sitting in […]

The moving ball has been a problem for the Aussie batsmen in the recent past

The moving ball has been a problem for the Aussie batsmen in the recent past. In countries like England and South Africa, whenever the ball has swung or has nipped off the pitch, they have been found out. But, in the first test against New Zealand in Wellington, they put on an improved show and […]

Ricky Ponting reckons a different brand of Cricket balls for Domestic

Ricky Ponting reckons a different brand of Cricket balls should be used in the domestic set up in Australia. Currently, it’s the Kookaburra balls which are in use in first class Cricket down under, but, according to the Punter, there is a need to consider using Dukes as they would pose more challenges to the […]

Mumbai Indians finally got on to the board

Ricky Ponting’s Mumbai Indians finally got on to the board in the ongoing 8th edition of the Indian Premier League as they beat Royal Challengers Bangalore yesterday at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. Batting first, Mumbai posted more than 200 and then defended that score successfully with the wily off spinner Harbhajan Singh leading the way […]

Aaron Finch joined List of Debutant Century Player in World Cup

Aaron Finch joined the list of those who have scored centuries in their first game in the World Cup. The Victorian opening batsman thumped 135 versus England at Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday. He was dropped on naught, trying to loft the ball over the square leg fielder and boy; did he make the opposition […]