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With Ishant Sharma completing his 1-match suspension, which Indian bowler will he replace in India’s playing XI for the Bengaluru Test starting on Saturday?… More South Africa In India 2015, The Freedom Series: Which Bowler Should Ishant Sharma Replace In The Indian Side For The Bangalore Test
India won the Mohali Test by 108 runs, with their spin trio ruling the roost against a naive South African batting lineup. The nature of the pitch was the major talking point, as the Test match ended well within 3 days. Should India be playing on such pitches, even though they are the home side?… More South Africa In India 2015, The Freedom Series: Why Virat Kohli & Co. Should Not Be Playing On Pitches As The One On Offer In The First Test At Mohali
How should Manchester City lineup against Manchester United when the two sides go up against each other tomorrow at Old Trafford?… More Barclays Premier League: How Should Manchester City Lineup Against Manchester United At Old Trafford On Sunday?
Ajinkya Rahane looks set to warm the benches in the upcoming 5-match One-Day International Series against South Africa. But is his omission justified?… More Is Ajinkya Rahane’s Recent Omission From The Indian ODI And T20I Sides Justified?
South Africa have a well-balanced squad capable of trouncing India in the upcoming Twenty20 International (T20I) series. Will MS Dhoni’s men stand up to the challenge the Proteas are expected to pose them?… More South Africa In India 2015: Will MS Dhoni and India Be Able To Overcome South Africa’s Might, Even Though They Are The Hosts And Familiar With The Conditions?
Manchester City have endured a dismal last fortnight, during which they have lost 3 of their last 4 games in all competitions. What do they need to do to start winning again?… More Manchester City Need To Start Afresh After 3 Defeats In Their Last Four Games
Sergio Aguero has not looked his usual self in front of goal lately. Will coming up against Tottenham Hotspur help him rediscover his goal scoring touch?… More Manchester City: Sergio Aguero Can Bring His Goal Scoring Drought To An End Against Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester United play host to Liverpool tomorrow. Both sides come into this game on back of losing their last league fixtures. What sort of game can we expect at Old Trafford tomorrow?… More Barclays Premier League Preview: Manchester United And Liverpool Will Look To Get Back To Winning Ways After The Culmination Of First International Break Of The Season
Virat Kohli’s India won their first Test series against Srilanka in Srilanka since 1993. After losing the Galle Test, they came back to win the series 1-2. Who were the main architects behind this historic series win?… More Srilanka vs India 2015, 3-Match Test Series: What Can Team India Takeaway From Their Historic Test Series Win, First Since 1993, In The Island Nation?
Swansea City take on Manchester United in the most engrossing encounter of Matchweek 4 of the 2015/16 Barclays Premier League season. Can the Red Devils avenge the double the Welsh side did over them last season?… More Barclays Premier League Preview: Manchester United Face Their First Major Test Of The Campaign, Against Scintillating Swansea City
Manchester City travel to Goodison Park to take on Everton, following their imperious 3-0 win over Chelsea last Sunday. However, playing away from home, what sort of challenge can City expect from Roberto Martinez’s side?… More Barclays Premier League Preview: With Twin 3-0 Victories Under Their Belt, Manchester City Will Be Eyeing Consolidation When They Travel To Goodison Park To Take On Ebullient Everton
Team India lost the Galle Test against Srilanka from an imperious position, as their batting lineup imploded comically against Rangana Herath and Tharindu Kaushal’s accurate spin bowling on 4th day. Can India, who have been dealt a huge psychological bowl, stage a comeback at the P Sara Oval and level the 3-match Test series after the Galle gaffe?… More Can Virat Kohli And Co. Stage A Comeback At The P Sara Oval After The Galle Gaffe?
Manchester City face their first major test of the 2015/16 Barclays Premier League season, facing Chelsea at the Etihad on Sunday. City won their first game against West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea only managed a draw at home against Swansea City. But what will be the result come Sunday, when two title rivals look for a confidence lifter early on in the season?… More Barclays Premier League Preview: Manchester City Can Enhance Their Title-Winning Credentials If They Beat Chelsea And Jose Mourinho, Who Are No Less A Proposition Because Of Their Draw Against Swansea City Last Weekend
Manchester City will be looking to repeat history and reclaim the Barclays Premier League title from Chelsea, who won it from them last season. However, which aspect will determine whether they can overcome Jose Mourinho’s side, along with Arsenal and Manchester United, to become Champions of England once again?… More 2015-16 Barclays Premier League Season: After An Uncertain 2014-15 Season, Can A Reinvigorated Manchester City Side Play To Potential And Reclaim The Title They Lost To Chelsea?
Arsenal are genuine title contenders ahead of the upcoming 2015-16 season, along with Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester City. However, can Arsene Wenger’s side overcome their mental fragility and lack of consistency required to be English champions?… More 2015-16 Barclays Premier League Season: After A Much-Improved 2014-15 Campaign, Can We Expect Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal To Fight For The League Title?
Manchester United fans have every reason to be optimistic ahead of the new season, which sees them return to the UEFA Champions League and have a totally revamped engine room that has lacked spark and dynamism over a good 2-3 seasons now. However, can Louis van Gaal lead the Red Devils to their 21st league title, pipping the likes of Chelsea, Manchester City and Arsenal?… More 2015-16 Barclays Premier League Season: After Fighting To Qualify For The UEFA Champions League Over The Last Two Seasons, Can Manchester United Rub Shoulders With The Premier League Elite And Mount A Title Challenge?
Another new Barclays Premier League season is upon us, and Chelsea will go into it as the defending champions. The last time a Premier League side defended the title was back in 2009, when Manchester United became champions for the third season in a row. Will Jose Mourinho help his side retain their league title, making them the first team of this decade to do so?… More The 2015-16 Barclays Premier League Season: Will Chelsea Become The First Top-Flight Club Since 2009 To Retain Their Title?
The Ashes 2015 has seen two one-sided Test matches, with England, the home side, winning the first Test in Cardiff by 169 runs and Australia coming back strongly to win the second Test in Lord’s by a whopping 405 runs. Having come from behind to level the series, will Australia be able to make the most of their gathered momentum in the Edgbaston Test, which starts next Wednesday?… More England vs Australia, The Ashes 2015: With The Series Level At 1-1, Which Side Has The Upper Hand Ahead Of The Edgbaston Test?
India finished off their tour of Zimbabwe with a 10-run defeat in the 2nd T20I and final game of the tour yesterday. When they look back on this tour, however, what can they takeaway from it?… More India’s Tour Of Zimbabwe 2015: What Are The Five Takeaways For Ajinkya Rahane And Co.?
England decimated Australia by 169 runs in the first Ashes Test in Cardiff, achieving the result within 4 days and sending out a strong message to the Kangaroos. From Australia’s perspective, what went wrong for them and can they make a comeback at Lord’s?… More The Investec Ashes 2015, England vs Australia: What Went Wrong For Australia In Their 169-run Defeat In Cardiff?
Liverpool and Brendan Rodgers have got a massive task on their hands, to improve on their 6th placed finish last season and be more competitive against the fellow big boys of the Barclays Premier League. What is the formation Liverpool boss needs to adopt, to oversee a possible successful season for his side?… More Liverpool: What Formation Should Brendan Rodgers Adopt Next Season At Anfield?
Manchester City have a massive season coming up in 38 days’ time, when they will be looking to get back in the title hunt on all fronts. Yaya Toure’s significance to this City squad needs no mentioning, and they will need the Ivorian to be on top of his game if they are to win a trophy or two in the 2015/16 season. … More Will We See A Resurgent Yaya Toure At Manchester City Next Season?
Manchester City have entered the race for Paul Pogba’s signature that would elevate their status in European football. The Frenchman would cost the 2013/14 English champions close to 85 million pounds, making him the most expensive British player ahead of Angel Di Maria, who was bought by Manchester United for 59.7 million pounds last summer. What makes Pogba different from Di Maria, and how do they compare as midfielders?… More Manchester City: How Different Is Paul Pogba From Manchester United’s Angel Di Maria?
MS Dhoni has been a wonderful servant of Indian cricket, winning them every trophy there is to and making them one of the formidable forces in World Cricket. The question, however, is whether Dhoni’s better days as captain are behind him. … More Has MS Dhoni Lost His Mojo As An International Skipper?