Articles by Akash Fotedar
Mar 26, 2018
Australia ball-tampering scandal: Steve Smith's actions prove he is a weak captain incapable of leading with integrityVery few would argue Steve Smith isn’t one of, if not the best Test batsman in the world. After the events of the Cape Town Test, very few would argue he is a great captain and leader.
Oct 03, 2017
India vs Australia: To successfully defend World Cup, visitors must take ODI cricket much more seriouslyAt home, Australia are still a powerhouse, but with the next World Cup to be played in England where they have struggled in the past two Champions Trophy tournaments, they might want to start giving ODI cricket some more respect
Sep 30, 2017
Ashes 2017: England’s squad picked for Australia is not their strongest, but seniors could help spring surpriseThere is still plenty of uncertainty about the England batting line-up as well as many inexperienced faces in the squad. One bonus for the tourists is their hosts aren’t in great form either.
Sep 04, 2017
India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli’s men must not get carried away with easy nature of series victoryThe challenge for India now is to build on this victory and continue to play well and dominate against tougher opponents.
Sep 01, 2017
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Manish Pandey, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur highlight team's bench strength in 4th ODIManish Pandey, Kuldeep Yadav and Shardul Thakur showed India does have depth in ODI cricket and further testing should help build a formidable squad with a look ahead to the World Cup.
Aug 28, 2017
India vs Sri Lanka: No justification for behaviour of frustrated fans in Kandy, regardless of hosts' performanceThe series victory is India’s seventh in a row against Sri Lanka and clearly, the local fans had seen enough of their team’s recent inept performances
Aug 25, 2017
India vs Sri Lanka: Ms Dhoni, Bhuvneshwar Kumar's calm partnership guides their team home in tense chaseMS Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar batted with a serenity that was missing from the highly touted Indian middle order to lead them to victory.
Aug 19, 2017
India vs Australia: Packed with all-rounders, visitors have the balance to challenge hosts on their own stripAustralia's both squads are full of all-round talent, and once again follow the Australian cricketing principles of athleticism, power, and pace in the bowling department
Aug 15, 2017
India vs Sri Lanka: Ease with which Virat Kohli's team swept series underlines hosts' complete lack of fightAfter three Tests, and the term ‘test’ is used loosely, India have come away as three-nil series winners from their tour to neighbours Sri Lanka
Aug 14, 2017
Kuldeep Yadav's impressive displays against Sri Lanka should give Indian think tank a selection headacheWith crucial tours of South Africa, England and Australia coming up, playing a wrist spinner in Kuldeep Yadav might just be the better option and give India a greater chance at success.