Best Batsmen In World Cricket: The Top Five

What really puts people in the list of best batsmen in the game of cricket? Sure, the technique and batting style matter but there are so many other factors which endear these players to us. Some are born talented, some work hard and make a place for themselves, and some redefine the term “sportsmanship” altogether.

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India Restrict Lanka At 306, Despite Angelo Mathews Ton

After India amassed 393 on day 2, Sri Lanka had a lot to accomplish. They had faced a similar situation in Galle when India put together 375 yet managed to emerge victorious in the end. They could not, however, hold on to their wickets in Colombo and by the end of day 2, Sri Lanka

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Century By Lokesh Rahul Helps India Post 319

“Tomorrow is another day.” This evergreen quote was on the minds of the Indian playing eleven this morning when they came to the P. Sara Oval in Colombo to play the second of three Tests against Sri Lanka. Riding high on morale of winning the Galle Test, the hosts will be full of bitter-sweet emotions

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India vs Sri Lanka First Test: Statistical Achievements

Even though India lost the first Test against Sri Lanka, there were a significant number of statistical highlights for India. In a match that saw many excellent moments, here are our top picks for statistical achievements in the India vs Sri Lanka Test at Galle. 1. Rahane, the catch maestro Ajinkya Rahane was largely responsible

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Preview: India vs Sri Lanka Second Test

Sri Lanka will have a lot of mixed emotions tomorrow when they take on India in Colombo. As a team which stunned India, they will be high on morale. For innumerable fans, it will be the last opportunity to see their beloved former captain Kumar Sangakkara, who will bid farewell to a glorious career after

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Why Virat Kohli And Co Lost The First Test

After losing a match that could have been easily won, the Indian squad would be trying to forget the first Test and move forward with meticulously drawn out tactics. As skipper Virat Kohli and his playing XI gear up for the Colombo Test against Sri Lanka, here is our take on what went wrong and

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Sri Lanka vs India – Herath Stars As India Lose Test Match

When India’s night watchman Ishant Sharma was dismissed as the first wicket of the fourth day at Galle, little did anyone expect that our famed Indian batting line-up will fail to chase a seemingly easy target of 176. What began as an easy task became an incredibly tough endeavour, and India eventually lost the first

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Chandimal Hits Century On Day 3 As India Chase 176

From what has been happening in the first Test at Galle, Indian team and fans must have hoped that Day 3 would give them the much needed away victory. Those expectations were not met, thanks mainly to Sri Lanka’s Dinesh Chandimal as he scored an unbeaten 162 and took his team to an impressive total

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Virat Kohli And Dhawan Tons Steer India To 375 On Day 2

After a splendid 6-wicket haul by Ravichandran Ashwin on Day 1 of the ongoing first Test match at Galle, it was the batsmen’s turn to push Sri Lanka further into pressure as India managed to pile up a sizable total of 375 before being bowled out. Resuming from 128/2 on Day 2, India started off

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ICC World Cup: Record Breaking Spree Of Kumar Sangakkara

Sachin Tendulkar has 96 One Day International half-centuries. Coming into the World Cup, Kumar Sangakkara had 94. Of all the records Tendulkar holds in ODIs this one seemed to be under threat from the Sri Lankan veteran. All the fans of Tendulkar hoped Sangakkara would not break it. Six matches into the tournament and Sanga

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