Saksham Mishra
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I, a failed cricketer say: write picturesque, write insightful; otherwise don’t write. My writings are a source of self pleasure. Enjoy a fiercely fought test session much more than a slam bang T20. I write anything, as per whim- news piece, feature, opinion, editorial, preview, analysis etc. Hope to write a book one day!

India dominate on Day 1 of first Test against England

The match began with England winning the toss and batting first on a dry pitch at Edgbaston. England were cautious to begin with. Both Cook and Jennings took a defensive route and tried to see off the Indian new ball…

Ravi Shastri caught napping on Day 1 against England

Indian Coach Ravi Shastri was caught napping on Day 1 between India and England. As the match went through a dull phase, the TV cameras spotted Indian Coach Ravi Shastri napping. Ravi was sitting in the viewing area when the…

Virat Kohli celebrates Root’s wicket in style

A partnership that was threatening to take the match away from India’s grasp ended in a suicidal run attempt by Joe Root. The partnership between Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow was was on a roll. Rootb was not out at…

Murali Vijay and Dinesh Karthik involved in a funny exchange in the 1st England Test

In the 1st Test between India and England, Murali Vijay and Dinesh Karthik were involved in an interesting situation. Murali Vijay has been stationed at short leg as Ashwin is churning out one over after another. England were cautious to…

Mohammad Shami gets Keaton Jennigns bowled in a freak dismissal

The series between India and England is underway and surprises have already begun to come up. In the 1st Test between the two teams, there was a freak dismissal that came to the fore. England were chipping away without losing…

A mix up between Ajinkya Rahane and Virat Kohli leads to a drop catch against England

After Cook’s dismissal early on, India have been trying hard for a breakthrough. However, it is yet to come. Ishant Sharma bowled one of his typical out swingers to Keaton Jennings. Jennings came up with a tentative prod as the…

India tour of England: 5 key player battles

The highly anticipated test series pitting two of the top red ball teams in the world is soon to get underway at Birmingham. The visitors head into the series with several questions unanswered post their lackluster performance against Essex in…

Stuart Broad on how to dismiss Virat Kohli

A lot of debates have already surfaced social media discussing the rivalry between English strike-force James Anderson and India’s run-machine Virat Kohli ahead of the beginning of India’s Test series against England. The 1st Test begins on Wednesday and the…

India’s probable playing XI for the 1st Test against England

Everyone is on the edge of their seats as both India and England gear up for a historic encounter. The last time India visited England in 2014, the visitors came back with a score line of 1-3. The only victory…

England’s playing XI for the 1st Test against India

England has revealed their playing line-up for the opening Test against India at Edgbaston starting tomorrow, naming charismatic Jos Buttler as the vice-captain for the five-match series. Leg-spinner Adil Rashid has made a return into the five day format, with…