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Cricket is a sport that is not very well known to the outside world, which is only big enough in 3 countries: England, India and Pakistan. To understand, only one cricketer is among the top 100 paid athletes in the world, but receives a huge sum of 31 million a year (27 from their sponsorship), …

Cricket needs clarity and restructuring, says Uday Shankar

Uday Shankar who stepped down as chairman at Star & Disney India, and as President at Walt Disney APAC on Thursday – believes cricket’s global administration needs a fresh approach going forward. “I think restructuring of cricket’s global calendar and policies is long overdue and it needs to be done at the earliest,” Shankar told …

He Would Have Been In Demand In T20 Cricket: Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar has no doubts in his mind that Dean Jones would have been one of the “most sought after batsmen” if he were to be part of the T20 generation and called him a player well ahead of his time. The 59-year-old former Australia batsman died of cardiac arrest in a Mumbai hotel on Thursday. He …

England come back from the dead to level series

Lightning does strike twice. Because, for a second time on this tour, Australia were let down by the oddity of their middle-order flakiness in the face of pressure. England have not lost three ODIs in a row since 2016. They haven’t lost a bilateral ODI series at home since 2015. Both those runs appeared to …

A boy with six fingers on each hand boasted of success in games and cricket

A boy with two thumbs on each hand who lives in the Indian region of Kashmir has boasted that a genetic abnormality helps him in cricket and mobile games. In addition, thanks to the extra fingers, he climbs trees faster, writes the Daily Mail. 12-year-old Faizan Ahmad Najar has six fingers on each hand. When …

History of Indian cricket: the beginning

The mystical connection between them reaches insanity. When Sachin Tendulkar stands with the bat and the bowler starts to run, a billion hearts freeze. A riddle of riddles. Wonder of wonders. Where and how did this happen? The game of cricket originated in the middle ages in England. Its name goes back to the Saxon …

Pakistan ahead, but England contain lead with timely wickets

Halfway into the first session, England were getting helmet reinforcements to the dressing room. Sky Cricket ensured there was a nice, long shot of the support staff walking along the boundary lines, big cartons carrying helmets suspended from his two hands. Shane Warne even cracked a pizza box joke on air but it wasn’t so …

‘He could have been a really good leader’: Irfan Pathan names player who should have captained India more

Throughout his career, Gautam Gambhir was mostly viewed as a smart cricketer, stunning batsman, and a great opener for India. Gambhir proved time and time again that he was an absolute match-winner on his day and his innings of 97 runs in the World Cup 2011 final against Sri Lanka was crucial to India’s trophy win. However, …

Dmitry Makarov: “This is a historic moment in the development of Russian cricket»

Dmitry Makarov-First Vice-President of the all-Russian sports and sports public organization “Cricket of Russia” spoke with the correspondent of cricketrussia.online. Good day, Dmitry! How did you learn about cricket and why did you decide to develop it in Russia? About four years ago, my friend and partner Vladimir Anatolyevich shlenov invited me to participate in …

Ben Stokes proud of ‘different’ innings as patience pays off for England

Ben Stokes says that he took pride in his display of patience on the opening two days of the second Test, as he came through a battle of wills with West Indies’ bowlers to make 176 from 356 balls, his highest Test score on home soil and the first time he has ever batted for more than 300 …