Sandeep and Hayden Walsh Jr: remember the names

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5,093 total views, no views today Siddhartha Vaidyanathan on two spinners who are on their way to inspire so many more Two legspinners. Both with a whiff of mystery. Both capable of attacking as well as defending. Both from countries without Test status. Both waiting their turn in the opening week of this year’s GT20. And both making the most of their first two chances. Sandeep Lamichhane, the prodigy from Nepal, recently turned 19. Hayden Walsh Jr., born in the US Virgin Islands, raised in Antigua and now playing for the…

Fail, fail, fail, fail, win: Edmonton Royals style

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1,348 total views, no views today The first four games that Edmonton Royals played in this year’s GT20, they lost. The first was a two-wicket defeat. The second, they fell short by 27 runs. The third they lost by four wickets, with two balls remaining. In fourth, they were overpowered by six wickets. Today, in their fifth game, they tasted victory. And they remain in contention for the play-offs. Just. The Royals may have occupied the bottom of the table, but they haven’t necessarily been the worst team in the tournament.…

India shoots down Windies in Broward

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3,097 total views, 1 views today Fort Lauderdale, USA – India defeated the world champions West Indies by four wickets in the first match of the MyTeam11 series at the Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale, America. The Indian bowlers were brilliant on the day as they restricted the West Indies to 95 for nine off 20 overs and although their batting stuttered they came home at 96 for six to win by four wickets with 16 balls to spare. The target of 96 runs was never going to be enough…