Recent Match Report – West Zone vs South Zone Final 2022/23

South Zone 327 (Indrajith 118, Unadkat 4-52) and 154 for 6 (Kunnummal 93, Mulani 2-24, Unadkat 2-26, Sheth 2-29) trail West Zone 270 (Patel 98, Sai Kishore 5-86) and 585 for 4 dec (Jaiswal 265, Sarfaraz 127*, Iyer 71, Sai Kishore 2-157) by 375 runs West Zone closed in on a memorable come-from-behind victory as … Read more

Recent Match Report – West Zone vs South Zone Final 2022/23

South Zone 318 for 7 (Indrajith 118, Pandey 48, Gowtham 43, Sheth 3-51, Unadkat 3-52) lead North Zone 270 (Het Patel 98, Unadkat 47*, Sai Kishore 5-86) by 48 runs B Indrajith‘s scintillating hundred and K Gowtham’s rearguard 43 took South Zone past West Zone’s first-innings total on an interesting second day of the Duleep … Read more

Recent Match Report – West Zone vs South Zone Final 2022/23

West Zone 270 (Patel 98, Sai Kishore 5-86) and 376 for 3 (Jaiswal 209*, Iyer 71, Sai Kishore 2-100) lead South Zone 327 (Indrajith 118, Unadkat 4-52) by 319 runs Young opener Yashasvi Jaiswal smashed a double-hundred in just about two-and-half sessions as West Zone took control, despite South’s 57-run first-innings lead on the third … Read more

Recent Match Report – West Zone vs South Zone Final 2022/23

West Zone 250 for 8 (Patel 96*, Unadkat 39*, Sai Kishore 3-80) vs South Zone West Zone’s sought-after batting stars, including Ajinkya Rahane and Shreyas Iyer flattered to deceive as South Zone restricted them to 250 for 8 on the opening day of the Duleep Trophy final in Coimbatore on Wednesday. It was young Gujarat … Read more

Recent Match Report – Kent vs Lancashire Final 2022

Kent 306 for 6 (Evison 97, Denly 78) beat Lancashire 285 (Croft 72, Jennings 71, Stewart 3-42, Gilchrist 3-65) by 21 runs Kent claimed a 21-run victory in the final of the Royal London Cup as Joey Evison made a triumphant return to Trent Bridge only weeks after turning his back on the county. Evison, … Read more

Royal London Cup final 2022

Lancashire have been in the running for three competitions this season and have won nothing. Defeat in the Royal London Cup final followed an agonising near-miss in the T20 Blast final that Hampshire famously won twice, and a Championship challenge that was finally extinguished by a six-point penalty for disciplinary reasons. For Keaton Jennings, Lancashire’s … Read more

Asia Cup final – Pakistan coach Saqlain Mushtaq unwavering in faith, trust and belief in Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam

Saqlain Mushtaq, the Pakistan head coach, is a philosophical man at the best of times. On Sunday night, after Sri Lanka had won the Asia Cup final, the hope in his words, however, struck a note of misplaced optimism. No team had won after losing the toss in Dubai at the tournament before the final. … Read more

Pak vs SL – Asia Cup final 2022

A tournament that began for Sri Lanka with tumult at home and turbulence in the UAE has ended with them taking home the Asia Cup trophy. Pakistan were the side at the receiving end of this thumping, outclassed with the bat, outsmarted with the ball, outdone in the field, and out-thought in the captaincy department … Read more

Match Preview – Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Asia Cup 2022, Final

Big picture It is a tournament Pakistan love, and yet a tournament that hasn’t always loved them back. Pakistan’s curious lack of success over this competition’s four-decade history has always baffled and puzzled, given, if history is a guide, there are only three possible ultimate destinations for this trophy. For the first half of this … Read more