Articles by Yash Jha
Aug 17, 2019
From winning India a first ICC tournament since 2013 to managing Rishabh Pant's talent, Ravi Shastri's task as head coach is cut outThe success of Ravi Shastri 3.0 – fairly or not – to most, will hinge on India being crowned champions once again.
Aug 12, 2019
India vs West Indies: Serene Shreyas Iyer provides potential solution to India's middle-order problemsIn their first completed ODI of a new four-year cycle, Shreyas Iyer didn’t occupy the vaunted No 4 position. Don’t be surprised, though, if he becomes the most-wanted man for the role in the time to come.
Aug 05, 2019
India vs West Indies: Krunal Pandya's all-round brilliance makes him strong contender for regular spot ahead of World T20Pluck has always been a stand-out feature in Pandya’s profile, right from his days learning the ropes at Kiran More’s academy in Baroda to the rise up the ladder through the MI years.
Aug 04, 2019
India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli's team takes a leaf from Rohit Sharma's Mumbai Indians manual as road to T20 World Cup kicks offUnder the Virat Kohli-Ravi Shastri regime, India's limited overs teams of recent years have been visibly different to global patterns when it comes to the presence of all-rounders, or back-up bowling options. In the first T20I against West Indies, there was a change.
Jul 22, 2019
Navdeep Saini to Shreyas Iyer, a look at fresh faces in Team India and what lies aheadOver the last domestic season, Saini consistently clocked 145 kmph — and went as high up as 152 kmph. In addition to him, the Indian dressing room is likely to see a fresh lot of talented youngsters; here's a look at them.
Jul 18, 2019
India vs West Indies: With World Cup dream 'diminished', how can India take first step towards 2023 in the Caribbean?West Indies series is the earliest chance for India to blood the potential suitors to India’s class of 2023, over six limited-overs internationals across the Caribbean islands; more importantly, to set the ball rolling for this next four-year plan.
Jun 22, 2019
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Thank you Sri Lanka, England for keeping the World Cup aliveEngland were the overwhelming favourites to continue their onslaught of teams and roll over Sri Lanka. Except, the 1996 World Cup champions had other ideas.
Jun 20, 2019
New Zealand vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Of Miller's misses and Williamson's wiles, 10 balls that sealed Proteas' fateThe World Cup’s favourite soul-crusher of a story saw another chapter added to its gut-destroying fable on Wednesday at Edgbaston as Kane Williamson heroically marshaled his troops over the line in the last over against Faf du Plessis’ wounded warriors.
Jun 16, 2019
India vs Pakistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Rohit vs Amir, Babar vs Bumrah and other key battles to watch out forThe game that gets more eyeballs than possibly any other single event across the globe — sporting or otherwise — is here with its seventh installation. Here's a look at some key battles within the India-Pakistan match that may hold the key to the eventual result.
Jun 15, 2019
India vs Pakistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Venkatesh Prasad's five-for at Old Trafford to Wahab Riaz's fiery spell in Mohali, top 10 bowling spellsHere's a quick look back at the top 10 spells bowled through the history of the match-up between India and Pakistan