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How will India go in T20 World Cup after winning their first two matches?

By Kersi Meher-Homji India has started her T20 World Cup campaign promisingly after winning their first two matches. Currently they lead Group 2 with four points. After beating arch rivals Pakistan by four wickets off the final ball – a match to cherish as a crowd of over 90,000 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground cheered […]

Kohli’s magnificent knock behind India’s last ball victory

By Kersi Meher-Homji  Not only a huge crowd cheered India’s thrilling last ball victory over traditional rivals Pakistan at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) last night but probably millions on the streets of Mumbai, Karachi, Kolkata, Lahore, Chennai, Bangalore, Islamabad… It was the much awaited clash between India and Pakistan at the MCG in the […]

Shami, Kohli and Rahul brilliant as India’s warm up match turns into a hot victory

By Kersi Meher-Homji  Oh, what a feeling as India turns a certain defeat against Australia into a thrilling last ball win! It was a warm up game against the mighty Australians at Brisbane prior to the T20 World Cup but in quality it turned into a suspenseful cliffhanger with the result in doubt till the […]

Samson’s six appeal brings India close to victory

By Kersi Meher-Homji  The great Samson of Bible fame is reminisced for his strength and his love for Delilah. India’s wicket-keeper batsman Sanju Samson will be remembered for his love for hitting boundaries and sixes and nearly saving India.  His bold hitting brought India close to an impossible victory against South Africa. In the first […]

How will India fare in the T20 cricket World Cup?

By Kersi Meher-Homji Have you bought tickets for some matches for the ICC Men’s T20 cricket World Cup to be held in Australia from 16 October to 13 November this year? If not, do it now as over 500,000 fans have already booked their tickets. According to Cricket Australia, “Cricket lovers from 82 different countries […]

Deepti does a “Mankad” and Indian women beat England 3-0

By Kersi Meher-Homji  In a controversial finish India beat England by 16 runs at Lord’s to win the three match One Day International (ODI) series 3-0. Call it a whitewash. It is the first time India inflicted a 3-0 on England since 2002. Coincidently India’s fast bowler Jhulan Goswami had made her ODI debut that […]

Harmanpreet hits a splendid century as India wins the ODI series

By Kersi Meher-Homji  Indian women have won the One Day International (ODI) series 2-0 by defeating England last night at Canterbury. They totaled 5 for 333 in 50 overs thanks to an aggressive and unbeaten 143 off only 111 balls by skipper Harmanpreet Kaur. She delighted the crowd by hitting 18 fours and 4 sixes. […]

Magnificent innings by Mandhana enables Indian women to beat England

By Kersi Meher-Homji  The disappointment of India’s men team not qualifying for the Asia Cup final last week was compensated by Indian women easily beating England women by 8 wickets last night at Derby, England. England women scored 6 for 142 in 20 overs, off-spinner Sneh Rana capturing 3 for 24. England was in deep […]

Flags of 16 competing teams fly to mark ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 celebrations

The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 is only 50 days away, with 16 international teams featuring the world’s best cricketers getting set for the global showpiece event in Australia that begins on 16 October. From one side of the country to the other, the T20 World Cup took to the skies in Perth and […]

India qualifies for semi-final in Asia Cup

By Kersi Meher-Homji  India has started the Twenty20 Asia Cup campaign in UAE with a bang. While all-rounder Hardik Pandya was the hero of India’s thrilling win over Pakistan on Monday, flamboyant batter Suryakumar Yadav was behind India’s facile victory over Hong Kong on Thursday. India tops Group A with 4 points followed by Pakistan […]

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