Every task is easier said than done whether it be scoring a century or taking a five wicket haul.It becomes much more difficult when you are playing in away conditions. If any batsmen is to be called great then he has to prove his abilities in SENA(south africa,england,new zealand,australia) and for players of these countries it will be playing good in asia.Continue reading “ART OF BATTING OVERSEAS”
Imagine a scene as a batsmen, you are batting on a pitch that is doing much of everything,ball moving both ways and coming at 140+ km/hr. That’s not it, you are surrounded by fielders all over;three to four behind the stumps,one to two fielders near your shouting continuously to decrease your concentration level and others at point,gully. This is test cricket for you.Continue reading “SOUL OF CRICKET”
Today’s cricketing world differs much from the way it was played in 20th century as well as early 21st century.If we look in past it was a much balanced game like field rules were more bowler friendly , you could have five fielders outside the circle which is now reduced to four.Pitches used to provide balance between bat and ball but nowadays most of the pitches are quite batting friendly especially,india and england in odis,which gets us to the real question:how fitness is playing a role in all these?and why should a fitness test be given more importance than the talent and current form of a player.
Much enthralling odi series has come to an end and in the last two matches india have proven who is the boss.Now its time to make way for another shorter and much entertaining format.Its time for 3 t20is.
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