David Warner holds his helmet high dedicated to Phil Hughes as he celebrates a century (photo: Getty Images)
A sunny and dry Adelaide greeted Australia and
India, on what was a heartfelt but heavy day for cricket. Tributes to Phil Hughes flowed pre-game, as Australian skipper Michael Clarke won the toss and confidently chose to bat.
His decision was ultimately justified by the powerful David Warner, who decided to put Indian fast bowler
Varun Aaron to the boundary three times in his opening over. His very first delivery was smashed with precision timing to the cover ropes. Continue reading Cricket: Australia v India: David Warner steals Day One show
MS Dhoni at Adelaide – India will play without him
The Adelaide test starting on Tuesday is going to be a nice challenge for India. It has been a long three years since they last played a test series here in
Australia (and subsequently got demolished 4-0), and since then, not a lot has changed; India struggle away from home. Continue reading Cricket: There’s a test starting soon, are India ready?
2014 champions Kolkata (photo: BCCI)
Let’s start off with a figure, and that figure is 714. That’s the number of sixes hit across edition seven of the
Indian Premier League, and 60 matches.
This tournament provided one of the greatest spectacles in the history of Twenty20 cricket. From game one between the Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders, the stage was set.
Continue reading Cricket: IPL over, but entertainment galore