IPL Retention /Released Players for 2023

IPL 2023 mini-auction will take place in Kochi on December 23rd. Prior to that, each of the 10 needed to submit their list of retained and released players; the deadline for submission was November 15th. Final team list Mumbai Indians Players released – Kieron Pollard, Anmolpreet Singh, Aryan Juyal, Basil Thampi, Daniel Sams, Fabian Allen, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Murugan Ashwin, Rahul Buddhi, Riley Meredith, Sanjay Yadav, Tymal Mills Purse remains –  20.55 Cr Player retained – Rohit Sharma (capt), Tim David, Ramandeep Singh, Tilak Varma, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Tristan Stubbs, Dewald Brevis, Jofra Archer, Jasprit Bumrah, Arjun Tendulkar, Arshad Khan, Kumar Kartikeya, Hrithik Shokeen, Jason Behrendorff, Akash Madhwal Traded – Jason Behrendorff Slot remain for Overseas – 3 Chennai […]

England champion white ball team

The World Cup 2022 has concluded, and the team that taught or established a template of how to play the shorter version of cricket has won the title of T20I champion. England won the World Cup final by defeating Pakistan by 5 wickets. The world-class team utterly outperforms in knockouts. England carried out their fearless approach that they had been using for years without any pressure. Formation of new Template England performed so poorly at the 2015 ODI World Cup that they were positioned close to the bottom of their group. Given how terrible England was, they only managed to win 2 of the 6 games they played. This courageous strategy model was introduced to white ball cricket by Eion […]

Can history repeat itself?

The world cup 2022 league matches have concluded, and we are currently in the last but one game of the tournament. All 12 teams fought hard to be in the final 4. The tournament was like a roller coaster ride where semifinalists were decided on the last day of the league games. The rain too took part in this tournament and defeated all the teams which unfortunately had played against it. Some teams were unlucky but some underrated teams performed really well and surprised everyone with their performance. Netherlands, Zimbabwe, and Ireland defeated some top teams to make their way harder for a semifinal. Overall the matches were not one-sided.     Story of Semifinal Unlike league matches, the semifinals were […]

Proof that India never had a chance

The India vs England semi-final has a lot of people debating whether India had a chance, or not. One only needs to see the Worm chart (refer https://cricketdata.org/cricket-data-formats/matches/india-vs-england-2nd-semi-final-3f8db381-35e0-4f29-9700-99eef74d4472 ) and you will see exactly what we mean This clearly tell you that England (red line) were on the high side right from the beginning. India NEVER had a CHANCE. India’s loss was pretty much guaranteed at around the 10th over, as the gap between the two lines increases substantially thereon. The feeling I get is of rushing up a long staircase, and tripping at the last step just to hit one’s nose and then slide down all the way back with no more control, laying in a heap right at […]