This day may not be the most significant of days in cricketing history, but there are a few memorable incidents that have taken place. In 1998, Michael Atherton faced his last day as England’s Test skipper. England lost to West Indies in Antigua and also lost the Test series subsequently. West Indies were not the […]
The same guy refused to walk out when the IPL final took place, yet nothing was said or raised then. For now, when he decides to walk, the alter form of god is bestowed upon him. A lot has been made of Sachin Tendulkar’s walk the other day against the West Indies at chennai. Along […]
This is a day Indian fans would not wish to remember. In 1994, Kapil Dev played his last international match, and in 2003, India were thumped by Australia in the World Cup final in Johannesburg. Kapil Dev won the World Cup in 1983 as India captain , the same being the only instance. He turned […]
A day after Pakistan won an eventful World Cup semi final against New Zealand, England played South Africa in the second semi final at Sydney. England batted first and posted 252 in 45 overs, as the Proteas were 5 overs short. This alongside the flawed D/L method, proved to be disastrous for South Africa. They […]
On the day of the summer equinox, two outstanding matches of different formats were held in the 90s. Pakistan played co-hosts New Zealand in Auckland in the 1992 World Cup semi final and India played Australia in Kolkata in a Test match in 1998. In 1992, New Zealand under Martin Crowe’s innovative leadership, were one […]
This day would be remembered for two famous cricket matches in two different continents. One was in the West Indies and the other in South Africa. The year was 2000. West Indies was playing Zimbabwe in Port of Spain, Trinidad. This was the first Test match for Jimmy Adams as West Indies captain. However, the […]
In a scintillating chase which swayed all through, South Africa snuck through, holding their nerve as they beat India in a close tie at Nagpur. Group B gets increasingly interesting with each match making it harder to predict the 3rd and the 4th spots leading into the knock outs. After a thwarting defeat against the […]
The recent allegations of spot-fixing as well as match-fixing on the Pakistan cricket team have taken away the sheen from what was an otherwise intriguing Test series.