India unlikely to play day-night Test in Adelaide

India will most likely not play a day-night Test during their 2018-19 tour of Australia. Cricket Australia still hopes the first Test in Adelaide, which is scheduled to start on December 6, will be a pink-ball, day-night game, but ESPNcricinfo understands the BCCI is not in favour of the idea and has made its position […]

Drab Stoke draw hints at clouds on the horizon for Klopp

The sight of Jordan Henderson going to ground and clutching his ankle had Liverpool fans fearing the worst just before half-time of their drab 0-0 draw against Stoke City at Anfield on Saturday. It’s not necessarily that supporters feared for their prospects in the match without their captain on the field, it’s more that they […]

What makes Sunrisers Hyderabad’s bowling attack so good?

Speaking to ESPNcricinfo after Pakistan’s Champions Trophy victory last year, bowling coach Azhar Mahmood uttered a memorable line: “batsmen win you games, bowlers win you tournaments.” It’s a theory a number of coaches buy into, and one the numbers support as well. Perth Scorchers’ strategy of investing heavily in their bowling combination, under coach Justin […]

Advised others to bowl more slower ones and knuckleballs – Sandeep

  How difficult is it for a team to stage a turnaround – defend two low totals in consecutive games after conceding 180-plus in two back-to-back matches before that? That, too, with a depleted pace contingent without spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Billy Stanlake? Ask Sandeep Sharma, and he’ll decode Sunrisers Hyderabad’s bowling might that humbled […]

Advised others to bowl more slower ones and knuckleballs – Sandeep

  How difficult is it for a team to stage a turnaround – defend two low totals in consecutive games after conceding 180-plus in two back-to-back matches before that? That, too, with a depleted pace contingent without spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Billy Stanlake? Ask Sandeep Sharma, and he’ll decode Sunrisers Hyderabad’s bowling might that humbled […]

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