Which country invented cricket?

Cricket was probably created during Saxon or Norman times by children living in the Weald, an area of dense woodlands and clearings in south-east England that lies across Kent and Sussex.The first definite reference is dated Monday, 17 January 1597

What comes in your mind when you hear 'test cricket'?

It was 5:00 AM during winter. Alarm was trying to wake me up.Believe me, it wasn't for an exam preparation. It was actually for

Which country invented cricket?

Cricket was probably created during Saxon or Norman times by children living in the Weald, an area of dense woodlands and clearings in south-east England that lies across Kent and Sussex.The first definite reference is dated Monday, 17 January 1597

Is Virat Kohli the best of all time in all format?

Absolutely no doubt in limited overs cricket. Kohli is a genius when it comes to white-ball cricket. At the moment nobody in the world even comes close. There is Kohli, Daylight and the rest.Kohli has got all the ingredients that make him a top class limited over cricketer. Basically Kohli can do everything that is required to

How was Sachin Tendulkar as a captain?

I think Harsha Bhogle best surmised the apparent conflict here in one of his talks which I'll try to reconstruct from an amputated long term memory-"If you look at it, great players have seldom been good captains. Sachin Tendulkar- arguably the best player of our generation- not a very good captain. Brian Lara- another great player-

What are some of the best innings of revenge in international cricket that made you get goosebumps?

Everybody is stating Sachin vs OlOnga.My Answer:-Yuvraj Singh's innings of 150 against England in 2017.First ODI of this series, India were chasing a big total and Yuvraj got out unfortunately.He was making his comeback after 4 years in ODI Cricket. No one believed him.Selectors were not picking

Has cricket suffered after Sachin Tendulkar's retirement?

at some extent yes cricket is still suffering actually. I haven't watch any game since his retirement . We can see the clear impact on test cricket and in one day too but in T20 i guess its just oppositeLet us not forget, Game is always bigger than the player ,having said that it is also true that

How did Indians forget about achievements of Kapil dev?

While I believe Indians haven't & can never forget Kapil Dev's achievements. He is well respected by cricket fans & current cricketers. Still I'd agree he should be sung more often. Here's what I think - Kapil Dev's relationship with

If Bollywood is making a biopic on Sachin Tendulkar, then which Bollywood actor will play the role of Sachin Tendulkar?

Johny Lever would be able to do this role.He is of the same height and frame as Sachin. His hair is similar and he is also a terrific actor. Some fairness cream is all that is required to look like Sachin.

Why didn't Rajkumar Hirani direct Sachin Tendulkar's biopic 'Sachin A Billion Dreams'?

Have you seen MUNNA BHAI MBBS.There was once a don who wanted to become a doctor.He didn't become one.Have you seen 3 IDIOTS.There was a photographer who wanted to become an engineer.He didn't become one.Have you seen PK.There was an

What made Sachin Tendulkar a bad captain?

Sachin Tendulkar was not a bad captain . A captain is only as good as his team.. take worlds best captain (ponting waugh dhoni etc) and make them captains of mediodre teams.. they will lose without a single shred of doubt ..Tendulkar score hundred in his first odi as captain .. he was 23..in first test as

Who is a better batsman: Sachin or Dhoni?

Marking his debut on 15.11.1989 against Pakistan Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar holds many records to his name that are still unbeaten and requires a sheer determination for any batsman to even reach nearer to them. Scoring hundred centuries, first player to reach two hundred runs in a

Is Virat Kohli (2016) better than Sachin Tendulkar (1999)?

To give you a very simple answer,It is

Is Sachin Tendulkar irrelevant today?

He can never ever be irrelevant. A few examplesDuke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate Middleton are on a ten-day trip to India and Bhutan. On their first day in Mumbai, they spent the afternoon playing cricket with Sachin Tendulkar and Dilip Vengsarkar at the iconic Oval Maidan

Should there be a biopic on Virat Kohli?

Virat Kohli has cemented his name in the cricket very well and have achieved huge fame in such a short span.He is on the way to become legendary cricket with all his skills, compassion and dedication.One cannot argue that he is presently

Why Sachin Tendulkar is not given the title of Sir Sachin Tendulkar?

The title 'SIR' is given by the Queen of England.  Indians cannot be knighted by the Queen of England. The system was followed prior to Independence, but later the tradition was abolished. Sachin in 2008 was on the verge of being offered knighthood on the request of the then British Prime Minister Gordon Brown. But

Who is the best international cricketer?

Sachin Tendulkar was born April 24, 1973, in Bombay, India. Introduced to cricket at age 11, Tendulkar was just 16 when he became India's youngest Test cricketer. In 2005, he became the first cricketer to score 35 centuries (100 runs in

Is Dravid much better than Sachin? Sachin played more for himself.

Who told you that SACHIN played more for himself.If you consider nervous 90s as a sign of selfishness then I guess very few players are not selfish.Coming to your main question,DRAVID or TENDULKAR? Its really tough or almost impossible to compare.Let me tell you whyTESTS-I have not seen GAVASKAR,but I can almost

What are some mind-blowing facts about Vinod Kambli?

Here are a few facts about Vinod Kambli:He holds the record for the highest batting average (54.20) for an Indian in Tests, yes even higher than Tendulkar (min. qualification 20 innings). Cricket Records | Records | India | Test matches | Highest averages | ESPN CricinfoHe is still the youngest Indian and third overall to score

Why has Sachin Tendulkar not retired yet?

Sachin Tendulkar has been given the status of God of cricket, by his ardent fans. And that is what makes him bigger than the game in India. There is no doubt that he has been the best batsman that world has seen so far. His image has been clean and he has sincerely

Has Dhoni ever lost a test match against Australia in India under his captaincy?

No. As captain his record stands 100% in India against Australia in tests.Played 8, Won 8The highlight and the most inspiring victory was in Mohali in 2010 test series.VVS Laxman with his back pain stitching an 80 + run partnership for 9th wicket with Ishant SharmaLaxman ended up on 73* and Ishant scored valuable 31...

Does Rahul Dravid also deserve the same farewell as Sachin Tendulkar?

Yes he deserved a farewell, a swansong series for his retirement, much like Sachin. Apart from Rahul other players like VVS, Sehwag too deserved a farewell test among other test greats.Rahul was never known to be in any lobby or have any godfather in Indian cricket. His greatest strength was his cricketing ability and

Is Nitish Rana the next Sachin Tendulkar?

Is it Mandatory to compare every batsman with Sachin?Nitish Rana is a typical text book batsman with a great stance. His head position is perfect. Doesn't move his head at all, sees the ball till the end and has a powerful batspeed and razor sharp reflex. Only thing he lacks is

What are some interesting facts about Mithali Raj, captain of the India Women's National Cricket Team?

I honestly did not want to answer this question but I read the anonymous answer and I felt compelled to answer it because my experience was a complete contrast.I used to go to Sportive Cricket Academy for coaching when I was in school. This coaching was run at the famous Mahabob College in Secunderabad by

How is sachin tendulkar as a person?

Going anon on this one since anything against a particular

What shot of Virat Kohli is the best?

He is among the most talented player (players who are proving there talent ;;-)) of these days and has an array of shots but the top 3 are:Cover Drive (the best of all no one is even near when he plays this, Virat's Cover Drive has the quality of Sachin's Straight Drive both are

If a Bollywood movie were made on the life and career of Sachin Tendulkar, what would be its opening scene?

"Rafi, open karega kya?"March 27, 1994: A dressing room packed of about 15-20 players and Mohammad Azharuddin, standing along side Ajay Jadeja, asking Sachin whether he is interested in opening the innings for India to which Sachin immediately said Yes!. Navjot Singh siddhu was injured in the first ODI of the series and Indian

What was the fault of Dhoni in today's match?

There is no fault as such. But should have gambled more.. like in 2011 WC final..1.  Could have promoted himself ahead of Raina2. Could have sent Ashwin after Rohit got out .. just not to expose Raina early.Rest all he did almost perfect. 320 odd gettable. But too much

Should Sachin Tendulkar have retired earlier?

I know its going to hurt the feelings of many,but yes he should have.I am a die hard sachin fan too,but lets look at some facts:He scored his last test century in 2011 tour of south africa,after that how many test matches he played? I am glad you

Why did Sachin Tendulkar retire from one-day cricket?

I guess he was forced to retire. There are two scenarios:1) He was not selected for ODI's against Pakistan.2) Selectors told him that he would only be in the team against Pak, if he would retire once the series concludes.The decision was

What you think about Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar?

A2AWell, He is the reason why I am answering this question now, The God of Cricket knows no introduction if you are a Cricket fan.He was the one who made the fans believe that till he is there at the

It's time Sourav Ganguly has a big Bollywood biopic after all the drama and achievements in his cricketing career. Isn't it?

Sourav's biopic may be a very interesting one. He led a modern renaissance of Indian cricket. He took some important decisions such as promoting Sehwag as opener, bringing Harbhajan back for Aus series 2001, backing youngsters like Yuvraj, Zaheer, Kaif, Dhoni, etc, bringing Sachin back

What are some mind-blowing facts about Kapil Dev?

Kapil Dev never missed a Test because of injury or fitness reasons in a career that spanned 131 Tests spread over 16 years.He was never run out in his in 184 Test innings long career.Kapil Dev was the youngest Test player to achieve the all-round

What is Sachin Tendulkar known for?

Tendulkar has been in the spotlight since before he made his international debut, and has conducted himself in exemplary fashion, even though he has been India's biggest news-worthy item for two decades. His debut in 1989 was a fiery introduction to international cricket, when as a 16 year old he

How many players are playing in cricket?

Minimum 2 players can also play the game one who bowls and other one is needed to bat.Usually for a standard cricket match 11 players play for a side which makes 22 on both side and 2 umpires on the field and third umpire outside

Does M.S Dhoni deserve a biopic?

No, of course he doesn't deserve a biopic.What has he done for the country?Became the best keeper- so what?Became the best finisher- so what?Won the inaugural T20 world cup- no big deal.Won 50 over world cup after 28 years - is it an achievement?Won ICC champions trophy - is it an accomplishment?Won IPL twice, champions league, made

Is Sachin better than Kallis?

As a complete cricketer ,not at all...As a Batsmen...Almost EqualAs a bowler...NoAs a fielder...NoAs a Brand...Far Far Ahead of KallisAs a captain..Not a valid comparisonAs an Icon....Way ahead of KallisAs a person...Both are LegendsPS: I have given all

Is Sachin Tendulkar famous outside of India?

I infer from the question that you are not a cricket follower. Okay, i'll suggest you to watch a few videos. Just type

How many matches did Sachin Tendulkar lose?

A single player doesn't win or lose , its the team which wins or loses .Well, in ODI, Sachin played 463 matches in that blue jersey while representing India,out of those India won 234 ( I repeat India won, the matches abandoned, tied, no results, drawn are not included), this is

Why did Dhoni get angry in the match with Punjab?

Even after SURESH RAINA's brilliant 87(25) CSK lost Qualifier 2 to enter into finalsMahendra Singh Dhoni was sarcastic in his criticism of the Chennai Super Kings bowlers as they were knocked out of the IPL after losing the Qualifier 2 to Kings XI Punjab, in MUMBAIPunjab yet again

Why Sachin Tendulkar is so famous?

It was as recent as 1980's when the western world used to consider India as a land of uncivilized, uneducated and way too different from each other numerous tribes and they used to speculate and wait for us to break in several hundred countries based on religion, caste or languages. It is

Does Rahul Dravid smoke?

No , I totally negoite that Rahul DRAVID smoke. He is a gentleman of the game . I will tell you the incidence and thinking about  some of the players who has played with him and share the dressing room with him.                                   STORY  .."When Rahul Dravid walked

Sachin is playing himself in his biopic 'Sachin: A Billion dreams'. Do you think he will be able to do justice to this role?

Yes, very much.Sachin is portraying himself in his documentary as per the sources on the web.He has to be himself in the movie, so emotionally and cricket expertise wise it should never be a problem.And for instance he is not

During an India vs Pakistan cricket match, who does Sania Mirza support?

She may be married to a Pakistani Cricketer, but tennis queen Sania Mirza continues to cheer for India . Ever since Sania she married Shoaib in April 2010, there have been questions on her loyalties, but Sania, who dreams of an Olympic medal for India in Rio,

What is the best individual innings in cricket?

As you did not mention any particular format, I will answer for all the 3 formats. Let's start with the shortest one i.e. T20.World t20 semifinal(2010)Australia v PakistanAustralia chose to field first after winning the toss and Pak scores a formidable

Is it right to compare Mithali Raj with Sachin Tendulkar?

NO.Both being the highest run scorer in their respective area of cricket and with no head to head competition between the two, comparing their cricketing capabilities is not practically possible.But if you compare the phenomenon called Sachin Tendulkar with any Indian legend