International Cricket

Lasith Malinga

Malinga Hints at Retirement, Cites Mental Fatigue

Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga is now in the twilight of his career. He knows that he…

Happy New 2017 Rules Cricket By ICC

Change is the only constant and the ‘Gentleman’s Game’ is constantly changing- from the era…

The Era of T20 Leagues- A dent in International Cricket?

The modern cricket has changed over the years not only in terms of the laws…

Ellis Achong

Ellis Achong and the naming of the ‘Chinaman’

The ‘Chinaman’ is one of the most unique style of bowling present at the moment.…

Jason Roy: England’s New Prodigy

England cricket certainly has undergone one of the most discernible paradigm shifts in recent times.…

Analysis – Victorious England still searching for answers

By Mark Gleeson CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – A trio of match winners in Stuart Broad,…

Analysis – Signs of South Africa hope as de Villiers ponders

By Nick Said CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – For the first time in a decade, South…

South Africa coach Domingo hopes win will quieten the noise

PRETORIA, (Reuters) – South Africa coach Russell Domingo hopes his side’s comprehensive 280-run victory in…

Rabada at the double as South Africa scent victory

PRETORIA, (Reuters) – Firebrand fast bowler Kagiso Rabada bagged two wickets as South Africa reduced…

Rabada’s magnificent seven puts South Africa in control

PRETORIA (Reuters) – Kagiso Rabada became the youngest South Africa bowler to take seven wickets…

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Some lesser known facts about Shivnarine Chanderpaul

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

Sourav Ganguly

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.…

Amla and Cook lead South Africa to 329-5

PRETORIA (Reuters) – Stephen Cook became the 100th batsman to score a debut test century…

South Africa ditch spinner Piedt for third test

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa spinner Dane Piedt was released from the test squad on…

Challenge for Australia is to win abroad – Steven Smith

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia captain Steven Smith believes the real challenge for his team is…

Another lease of life for Mohammad Amir

If the world of sports is considered to be law then match fixing is probably…

Taylor and Compton lead England revival

By Mark Gleeson DURBAN (Reuters) – James Taylor and Nick Compton compiled gritty half-centuries to…

Test Of Character: Top Match Saving Knocks of 2015

The gentleman’s game is more than just the battle between a bowler and the batsman.…

South African batsmen off key in tune up for England series

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South African test cricketers delivered mediocre returns on Thursday after being…

England two wickets down in run chase

(Reuters) – England were 46 for two wickets against Pakistan at the close of the…

Openers help Pakistan erode England’s lead

REUTERS – England claimed a 72-run first innings lead to push for a series-levelling victory…

Taylor gives England good platform in final test

LONDON (Reuters) – England were 222 for four wickets in reply to Pakistan’s 234 all…

England 12 behind Pakistan on second day of final test

LONDON (Reuters) – England were 222 for four wickets in reply to Pakistan’s 234 all…

Top 10 knocks by Non-Asian Batsmen in the Subcontinent

Test cricket is not at all a child’s play and it requires enormous grit, passion…

Cricketer Virender Sehwag retires from internationals

REUTERS – Virender Sehwag, one of India’s greatest opening batsmen, has retired from international cricket,…

Paceman Zaheer Khan retires from internationals

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Zaheer Khan, one of India’s most successful fast bowlers, announced his retirement…

Hafeez misses ton, Pakistan reach 173-2 at tea

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Opener Mohammad Hafeez fell two runs short of a century to…

Exclusive Interview: Ronaldo Ali Mohamed – The Talented 16-year-old

As EssentiallySports continues to feature some of West Indies talent in cricket, so this week’s…

Kumar Sangakkara Highest Run scorer in 2014

Kumar Sangakkara: No Equal, But Bradman

For multitudinous reasons, over the past two years, I have been reluctant to write a…

Top 5 Underrated knocks of Cricket

“A Stitch in time, Saves nine.” Yes, indeed that’s true and applies for batting as…