January 2016

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AUS V INDIA, 3rd T20, SYDNEY: Preview

Finally, Indian fans have something to get excited about. Their team has won the T20 series in Australia quite comfortably. This comes after a humiliating 4-1 loss in the 5-match ODI series, which saw the Indians capitulate without putting up even a semblance of a fight. With Australia fielding a weakened team for the 3rd […]

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Australia v India, 2nd T20I, Melbourne: Preview

India would be fielding their oldest T20 side tomorrow, with the likes of Ashish Nehra and Yuvraj Singh in the playing eleven. But surprisingly, it may just be the smartest decision taken by the selectors in years – because this Indian team has something that’s hard to find in T20 cricket – control and experience. […]

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Australia v India, 5th ODI, Sydney: Preview

It couldn’t get any worse for India – at 1 for 277 chasing a huge total of 348 in the 38th over, one would have thought that it would be an easy win for the visiting team. But no, M S Dhoni’s boys had to choose defeat from the jaws of victory, and contrived to […]

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Australia v India, 4th ODI, Canberra: Preview

India are down 3-0 in the series and have reached a point where they got nothing more to lose anymore. Their reputation is already in tatters, especially that of Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who has been abysmal throughout the series. What was shocking about the losses was how easily the entire team gave up, never […]

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Australia v India, 3rd ODI, Melbourne: Preview

India have lost two matches in succession where they posted over 300 runs in the first innings. Both matches saw Rohit Sharma post big hundreds, but with the sort of bowling attack that India have, it does seem that no score would be enough to keep the Aussies from overtaking them. Indeed, we had suggested […]

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Australia v India, 2nd ODI, Brisbane: Preview

So, India promised much but delivered little at the WACA, Perth. At 149 for 1 at the end of 30 overs, with their most dangerous batsmen Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli at the crease, one would have expected the Indians to notch up a much bigger total than the one they ended up with – […]

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Australia v India, 1st ODI, Perth: Preview

It’s India versus Australia again, this time in a one day international. The last time the two top dogs of world cricket played each other, it was an occasion every Indian cricket fan would like to forget in a hurry. Yes, we are talking about the World Cup semi-final at the SCG, of course. Australia […]

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English Premier League Betting Preview | Week 20

West Ham v Liverpool (Saturday) The opening Premier League round of 2016 has some fantastic ties attached to it and it all begins on Saturday lunchtime as West Ham host Liverpool. The Hammers scored their first win for over two months on Monday when they beat Southampton and with their 2015/16 talisman Dimitri Payet back […]

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