With the country’s cricket festival IPL 2020 about to commence, the focus will be on budding Indian cricketers to rise to the occasion and make a strong case for themselves to be future Indian stars.
With some smart and sensible purchases during the auctions, the current champions once again boast of a well-balanced squad leading into the tournament. Let’s see what are the chances of Mumbai Indians defending its IPL title in 2020.
With IPL 2020 scheduled to commence within a month’s time, it’s that time of the Indian summer which allows us to run into flashback and have a look at the major ‘firsts’ and trendsetters of the Indian Premier League.
A poor run with the bat without an international hundred since his last 20 innings is making the fans and media wonder about Virat Kohli ending his hundred drought.
Arguably one of the fittest player in world cricket at the moment, heavy workload and fatigue issues are seeking the Indian skipper Virat Kohli an early retirement from one of the three formats of the game.
With the Women’s T20 World Cup around the corner, the persistent failures of the middle-order and an over-reliance on Smriti Mandhana might well cost Team India the World Cup.
With its 13th season on the cards, it’s really exciting to explore how the top quality of players stemming from BCCI protocol has made the Indian Premier League (IPL) stand above and stay bigger than counterparts like PSL, CPL & Big Bash.
With the 2020 Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia around the corner, it will be exciting to see if Harmanpreet Kaur led team India will be able to break the jinx of faltering in ICC knockout games and achieve what Virat Kohli led team couldn’t.
Marnus Labuschagne’s stellar performances since the Ashes 2019, his continuous hunger for runs accompanied by a perfect technique makes Sachin Tendulkar consider him as his potential heir.
With MSD out of BCCI central contract, Rishabh Pant’s hot and cold form, KL Rahul’s purple patch and Samson in contention; there’s a potential wicket-keepers’ tug-of-war in team India at the moment.