PUMA Cricket News Archive

September 2012

  • Open Season

    September 01, 2012

    In 1981, the ICC began its points system in order to judge how the international teams would be ranked. Many teams established their dominance over long periods of time. There were the Aussies who held the top spot for over 13 years, followed by the Windies who held it for over 8 years, South Africa for over 5 years and England nearly 3! So why think about this now? 

August 2012

  • Stars in the Making

    Stars in the Making

    August 25, 2012

    The ICC U-19 World Cup has reached its last stage and we can’t wait to see India and Australia battle it out in the final. Meanwhile, lets take a look at some of the players we might see and some whom we’d love to see in their respective international senior teams. 

  • Who’s In, Who’s Out?

    Who’s In, Who’s Out?

    August 23, 2012

    October promises a whole lot of entertainment and that’s just what we should expect, because most of the big teams are bringing in their big players for the biggest cricket-entertainment stage there is – The ICC T20 World Cup! 

  • 5 Cricket Grounds You Must See!

    5 Cricket Grounds You Must See!

    August 16, 2012

    Cricket has never been just about the sport. The stadium, its ambience and culture of the people have all been an integral part of it. Celebrating what these grand arenas stand for, lets take a look at 5 of them you must visit.

  • Marlon Samuels: Wind(ie)s of Change

    Marlon Samuels: Wind(ie)s of Change

    August 13, 2012

    If you ask anyone in the Windies whose boots they would like to fill, it’s a fair bet Marlon Samuels’ will be on top of the list. 

  • Manoj Tiwary: In for the Long Haul

    Manoj Tiwary: In for the Long Haul

    August 13, 2012

    There are few, if any, players on the fringe of the Indian squad who can bring to the table what Manoj Tiwary does. Could 2012 be the year he seals his spot in the playing XI?

July 2012

  • The Tall Story of Morkel & Co.

    The Tall Story of Morkel & Co.

    July 30, 2012

    If a batsman claims he is not troubled at the sight of a six-feet-six-inches tall bowler running in to bowl at 150+ kmph from a distance of 22 yards, he might probably be lying through his helmet. But ask him whether he would feel the same if the said bowler has been nipping the ball around and if he still says no, there is some white lying happening. The beauty of fast bowlers swinging the ball making quality batsmen summon all their skills to fend them off is very underrated in modern cricket.