6 Results for author: Aaditya Narayan

IPL 2017 – Definitive Team By Team Preview

After a marathon home season that involved 13 Test matches across India, it is time for the country to sit back and enjoy the carnival that is the IPL 2017 (Indian Premier League). IPL 2017 is a landmark for the tournament, entering its tenth edition, and the cricket promises to be better than it has ever been while the entertainment promises to be like it ... More

2017 IPL Auction – The Winners and Losers

The 2017 IPL Auction has taken place in Bengaluru and our IPL specialist Aaditya Narayan is back with his thoughts on the winners and losers. Another year, and February means the madness is back in India. The madness where players become commodities. The auction for the tenth edition of the Indian Premier League went largely on expected lines, but did ... More

Why this India is TEAM India

Another home Test series. Another team being wiped out. Two months after losing the no. 1 Test ranking to Pakistan, India have regained the position after two comprehensive wins against a beleaguered New Zealand side. In the past, India have been guilty of being overly reliant on one or two players, but in this series, out of the thirteen players who ... More

“Patient” India look to Consolidate Top 2 Spot

For the first time since early December, the Indian team will don the whites to play what many regard as cricket's ultimate format. In that period of seven months, there have been changes in Indian cricket. Ravi Shastri is not the Team Director anymore, and he has been replaced as Head Coach by the legendary Anil Kumble. For captain Virat Kohli, this is ... More

New Sensation Sarfaraz Khan

At first sight, Sarfaraz Khan strikes you as any normal Indian teenager. Plump, chubby and bubbling with energy. But, when he has a cricket bat in hand, one realizes that Sarfaraz is anything but a normal Indian teenager. At Royal Challengers Bangalore's first game of IPL 2016, Sarfaraz gave everyone a glimpse into his abnormality by striking a brilliant ... More

IPL 2016: The Preview

Since January 26th, India have played no form of cricket other than T20s. The appetite of the Indian fan will be tested to the hilt as the IPL begins on Saturday to commence a further seven weeks of T20 cricket. The IPL has been through its fair share of controversies - the biggest of which sees it going into its 9th season without two former champions, ... More