Articles by Devdutt Kshirsagar
Sep 12, 2018
India vs England: Jasprit Bumrah's evolution from 'one-dimensional' bowler to multi-faceted leader of pace attackBefore he made his mark in Test cricket, Jasprit Bumrah was a limited-overs specialist. However, his state team Gujarat had already seen the potential and knew where he belonged.
Aug 17, 2018
India vs England: Can Virat Kohli and Co's woes in overseas conditions be down to a bad team culture?Former India mental conditioning coach Paddy Upton highlights the importance of team culture, the role a captain and coach in the mental game of players and more.
Jul 30, 2018
India vs England: KL Rahul has the potential to be next Sachin Tendulkar or Sunil Gavaskar, says Farokh EngineerKL Rahul has the potential to be the 'next Sachin Tendulkar or Sunil Gavaskar' and will play a very important role in India's upcoming series against England, former player India Farokh Engineer has stated.
May 29, 2018
Graeme Smith urges ICC to come up with solution to deal with early retirements after AB de Villiers' shock decisionIn the wake of AB de Villiers' shock retirement, Graeme Smith has said that players hanging up their boots early to play in attractive T20 leagues will become common and called upon the ICC to come up with a solution for this predicament.
May 22, 2018
IPL 2018: Rohit Sharma's inconsistent form, last-over losses hurt Mumbai Indians' title defence hopesIf there was one game which Mumbai Indians had no business losing was the home fixture against Sunrisers Hyderabad. To not being able to chase down 119 was nothing but a shambolic performance.
May 14, 2018
IPL 2018: Mumbai Indians' misfiring middle-order leaves team in tight spot as playoff hopes fadeCourtesy this crushing Mumbai received from Rajasthan Royals, now they would have to win their remaining fixtures and hope the other results to go their way. And they only have themselves their middle order to blame for this predicament.
May 10, 2018
IPL 2018: Ishan Kishan's return to form is a result of Mumbai Indians' culture of trusting youngstersIn a competition like IPL, where chances are rare and the pressure is extremely high, Mumbai have time and again showed trust in the players like Ishan Kishan, and that surely is one of the reasons why they are the most successful IPL sides ever.
May 05, 2018
IPL 2018: How Jasprit Bumrah set up a six-wicket victory for Mumbai Indians against Kings XI PunjabSuryakumar, a batsman, was adjudged the Man of the Match. But Mumbai would know Jasprit Bumrah won them this match.
May 02, 2018
IPL 2018: From Mitchell McClenaghan's poor last over to Kieron Pollard's brain fade, turning points in MI's loss against RCBAfter making no significant contribution for six consecutive matches, Pollard was dropped for the Chennai Super Kings fixture. An injury to Evin Lewis allowed him another chance but he didn't cash in on the opportunity.
Apr 29, 2018
IPL 2018: Rohit Sharma's calmness under pressure reason behind Mumbai Indians' win over Chennai Super KingsThe circumstances were tailor-made. Mixing caution with aggression, Mumbai Indian captain Rohit Sharma kickstarted his innings typically. He consumed a few dots before taking the attack to Shane Watson in the 14th over