Ashes

Ashes Series: Looking Ahead to the 2017-18 Edition

The Ashes series is a Test series between Australia and England. It is a symbol of the historic rivalry between the two sides. In fact this rivalry is considered to be even bigger than the India-Pakistan rivalry. The two...

Is The True Spirit of The Ashes Fading?

It was 29th August 1882 when the mighty Aussies tasted their first victory on English soil against a full strength England team in the Ashes series. And this inspired a young London journalist to write this mock “obituary” which...
Dressing room fight

5 Most Controversial Dressing Room Incidents

In cricket we witness a lot of animated action on field, but a lot of it is also hidden from us. Eleven players coming from different backgrounds, playing and staying with each other, what must they be doing inside...

Alastair Cook Finally Draws Curtain To Captaincy Regime

Alastair Cook has finally decided to renounce the captaincy position after leading his side for a record 59 tests. He is an assiduous servant for English cricket, who like many other things he does, did everything he could, to...

Australia beats West Indies in Tri-Series Final

Matthew Wade, Mitchell Marsh and Josh Hazlewood starred as Australia defeated the West Indies by 58 runs to win the one-day tri-series final on Sunday. Wicketkeeper Wade struck an unbeaten 57 off 52 balls to push Australia to a competitive...

Alastair Cook Crosses 10,000 mark in Test Cricket

Alastair Cook has become the first English batsman to score 10000 runs in Test Cricket. He also became the youngest ever to surprass this landmark. Cook, who is 31 years and five months old, beat Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar's...

Leading Run Scorers for England in Test Cricket

Alastair Cook recently became the first Englishman to score 10,000 runs in Test Cricket, the youngest to achieve that surpassing Sachin Tendulkar's record. England have been playing test cricket for over 130 years now, and they have had some great...

Top 5 ODI captains and their last series

EssentiallySports brings you a list of top five ODI captains in cricket and their last series. 1. Sourav Ganguly Tactically one of the finest skippers produced by India, Sourav Ganguly along with John Wright transformed the team from a bunch of raw talents...