Raghav Thapar

A judgemental opinionated person with prejudice towards everything. Sachin fan, Cricket enthusiast, Engineer, Thaparian, Johnian, Achha Insan

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10 Best Innovative Cricket Shots of all Times

Cricket as a game has evolved a lot over the years and that can be…

How the IPL has Survived 10 seasons

Humungous sixes, sliding stops and brilliant run-outs, they are all part of a 4-hour frenzied…

M S Dhoni

Why Dhoni is India’s most successful captain

The Indian cricket team has had several great players leading the squad. From CK Nayudu…

Rahul Dravid

Top 10 Lesser Known Rahul Dravid records

Rahul Dravid, one of the most legendary batsmen of international cricket  had an excellent technique…

What Makes the Ashes Series so Special

The Ashes series, as we all know is one of the most awaited Test series…

Nitish Rana, the best uncapped batsman of IPL 2017

Born on 27th December, 1993, Nitish Rana, a left-handed batsman started his career playing for…

Is the Pune Pitch to be blamed?-essentiallysports.com

Coming in to Pune, India were the favorites. The world’s number one ranked Test team…

Virat Kohli said

Could Virat Kohli have allowed Karun Nair to chase Brian Lara’s record?

On the fourth day of the fifth Test against England, with India eventually declaring at…

Gautam Gambhir World Cup Final

Can Gambhir make a comeback?

Gautam Gambhir had a rough start to his career, opening alongside Virender Sehwag against Bangladesh. His score of…

Ravichandran Ashwin, an all-rounder?

After Virat Kohli’s double ton, Ravichandran Ashwin’s century against a weak and fragile West Indian…

Remembering India’s greatest chase

There have been a lot of one-day matches that have gone against the flow and…

Anil Kumble

Why Kumble is the wrong choice

Just like his playing career, Anil Kumble has had a sense of surprising all and…

Ajinkya Rahane: The Silent Assassin

With passing time, Ajinkya Rahane has slowly but surely transformed into a complete and versatile…

Virat Kohli

Captain Kohli?

Former Team Director of the national cricket team, Ravi Shastri, said that Virat Kohli, the…

Bowlers swing SRH towards title

Speed is not Bhuvneshwar’s strong point but Swing certainly is. And some smart change of…

Virat Kohli

Revisiting The Top 5 IPL 2016 Performances

The IPL 2016 has finally come to an end. The craze of IPL is gradually…

IPL 2016 Dream Team

The 9th edition of the Indian Premier League was as exciting as the previous ones…

India vs West Indies talking points

Yesterday India was stunned by the West Indies and exited the WorldT20 at the semi final…

ICC World Twenty20 India 2016: India v Bangladesh

Slow tracks – Two faces of a coin

Ish Sodhi and Mitchell Santner have picked up 13 wickets between them in the 3…

Top 5 players who might be playing their last IPL

With the auctions for IPL 8 taking place recently, we at EssentiallySports bring to you…

India vs Sri Lanka-5 talking points

The second T20 of India vs Sri Lanka was held at Ranchi today. India came back…

Rohit Sharma

Australia vs India- 3rd T20: 5 Talking Points

Final game of the series was a dead rubber as India had already clinched the…

Virat Kohli India

India vs Australia T20 – 5 key talking points

After a near whitewash in the ODI series, the Indian cricket team got to a…

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Some lesser known facts about Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Veteran West Indies cricketer Shivnarine Chanderpaul, nicknamed “The Tiger”, has played 164 Tests during his…

AB De Villiers

Fastest to 7000 runs

Recently, Virat Kohli became the quickest batsman to reach 7000 ODI runs. So, we, at…

England's Ben Stokes celebrates scoring a double century with Jonny Bairstow during the second cricket test match against South Africa in Cape Town, South Africa, January 3, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Top 10 Fastest double centuries

Today Ben Stokes hits the 2nd fastest double century by making 258. So we at…

10 Young Cricketers to look forward to in 2016

The year 2015 proved to be fruitful for cricket as a lot of new talent…

Brendon McCullum

Top 10 odi matches of 2015

As the year 2015 comes to an end , we at Essentially Sports bring to…

Know Brainder Sran

The Indian selectors led by Sandeep Patil threw a major surprise today when they announced…

BCCI makes new amendments

The much-delayed Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India…