IPL Teams Preview – Rajasthan Royals

Overview  The Rajasthan Royals started the tournament by surprising everyone and going on to win the title under Shane Warne’s captaincy, but have been on and off since then.  The Identity of Rajasthan Royals was that of an underdog team with young talent who always punched above their weight. In recent times, Rajasthan Royals have … Continue reading IPL Teams Preview – Rajasthan Royals

Lets end the ‘Mankad’ debate with this

The ‘Mankad’ has been in the game since 1947 when Vinod Mankad ran out Bill Brown at the non strikers end when he left the crease before the ball was bowled.  Although the there is no rule that’s against Mankad, it has always been considered as an act that’s against the spirit of cricket and … Continue reading Lets end the ‘Mankad’ debate with this

Eng vs Pak – Looking back at series & Special Mentions : Just Cricket’s Commentary

Looking back at the series  As the teams decided to call it a draw, it brought an end to the series and also in a lot of ways an end to a history test summer considering the pandemic situation. It was also a special match for James Anderson as he went on to become the … Continue reading Eng vs Pak – Looking back at series & Special Mentions : Just Cricket’s Commentary

ENG V PAK – FAST FORWARD TO DAY 5 : JUST CRICKETS COMMENTARY

Day 4 Highlights  It was Shan Masood and Abid Ali who came out to bat in the morning after England had enforced the follow on. It was a conscious effort to survive and hence the pair batted with a defensive mindset. They added a valuable opening partnership of 49 runs together. There was interruptions in … Continue reading ENG V PAK – FAST FORWARD TO DAY 5 : JUST CRICKETS COMMENTARY

ENG v PAK – Fast forward to Day 2 : Just Crickets Commentary

As it happened on Day 1 After all the speculations about the weather and light, we got a totally contrasting day at Southampton this time. We got to see a full days play on what turned out to be a pitch which suited the batsman. After watching the ball zip around in the previous match … Continue reading ENG v PAK – Fast forward to Day 2 : Just Crickets Commentary

Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes snatch Victory out of Pakistans hands

With a lead of 244 runs (https://justcricket.home.blog/2020/08/07/england-v-pakistan-looking-ahead-to-day-4/), Pakistan were at a slight advantage as England would have loved to wrap up the innings quickly. But Yasir Shah came out and played a few extravagant shots as the English bowlers started to get frustrated. Eventually they were dismissed, but the target for England was a daunting … Continue reading Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes snatch Victory out of Pakistans hands