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Photo Story : Inside the world’s largest cricket stadium — “Narendra Modi Stadium”

This photo story captures the mightiness of Narendra Modi Stadium with its world-class facilities to help you and the world understand what India is capable of!

Cricketer Manoj Tiwary to join TMC ahead of Bengal elections: Reports

Manoj Tiwary and Mamata Banerjee
Indian cricketer Manoj Tiwary will join the Trinamool Congress (TMC) at West Bengal Chief Minister and party chief Mamata Banerjee's rally, in Hooghly district's Chinsurah, on Wednesday 24 February, as per reports of a Bengali daily.  Along with Tiwary, some members of the Congress, BJP and other "eminent personalities" are also expected to join the party at the rally. Banerjee's...

Cotah Ramaswami: Only sportsman to represent India both in tennis and cricket

Cotah Ramaswami
Coming through the ranks of school, a majority of people love playing a multitude of sports and engaging in physical activity. It is true that balancing between multiple sports is tough given that injuries could be frequent alongside academics and personal issues. However, there are people who manage to put their heads above the water and enjoy their lives...

Cricket-crazy Gujarat has never produced an Olympian – Why?

For Gujarat, an Olympian is still elusive
It's been 121 years, since India participated in its first Olympic Games in 1900. The nation first sent a team to the Summer Olympic Games in 1920, and has participated in every Summer Games since then. Indian athletes have won 28 medals at the Summer Games. Over the years, the success of Indian hockey has also been reflected in sports like...

Wrestlers to cricketers – Sportspersons who have supported farmers’ protest

Sportspersons spoke in support of farmers' protest
Farmers' protest against the centre's three controversial laws, which they say will leave them at the mercy of corporates, has seen a tremendous outpouring of support on social media in the last few hours as international pop star Rihanna, climate campaigner Greta Thunberg, and lawmakers from the United States and the United Kingdom tweeted about the agitation that began...

Who is currently the best cricketer?

Recently, the sport of cricket has been blessed with a handful of players whose legacies will live long in the memory. In turn, that makes it increasingly difficult to determine who’s the best current cricketer. Given the complexity of the bat-and-ball game regarding formats and roles, establishing a standout competitor can’t be done through direct comparisons. Instead, their respective...

Indian women’s cricket team to play an international series after one year

Indian women's cricket team (Source- BCCI)
The India women’s cricket team, which hasn’t played any international tournament since the T20 World Cup in March 2020, is all set to play a full-fledged white-ball series against South Africa in March. According to Cricbuzz, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will soon be announcing about the series, which is supposed to comprise five ODIs and three...

5 top tips for successful cricket betting for players in India

Cricket betting
Cricket is a game of strategy that separates itself from all other competitions and sporting events. Studies show that the earliest reference to the game was over 500 years ago in the 16th century within Southeast England. However, its prevalence and popularity still play a pivotal role in its overall success today. It is not surprising that the sport...

Fantasy cricket games like Howzat drive the gaming industry’s revenue

Games are an intrinsic part of our culture, but from real-world games to virtual reality, how we play games has changed drastically with the times. India's online gaming industry's dawn dates back to the 2000s, when PC and console gaming brought many Indians to digital gaming platforms. During the mid-2000s, online gaming consisted largely of social games, but now...

Pongal Test – The history of India’s own Boxing Day cricket match

A scene from India's test match (Source- NDTV)
For puritan test cricket lovers across the world, the Boxing Day test presides like the holy grail of the gentleman's game. Occurring amid the festive week, the Boxing Day Test that starts on December 26 in Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa has become a revered event for fans over the years. In 2020, while Australia took on India at...