Virat Kohli vs Mahendra Singh Dhoni – should we compare?

We have recently seen Virat Kohli captain the India ODI (One Day International) cricket team in 3 matches during the West Indies, Sri Lanka, and India Tri Series. India lost 2 matches captained by him and won the last match against West Indies. The captaincy has been handed over to Virat only because M S […]

Cricket POLL – ICC Champions Trophy – India vs South Africa

Update: Result of the Match between India and RSA (South Africa) India register a thumping win over South Africa in the first match of the ICC Champions Trophy 2013. The Poll conducted yesterday was an instant hit. Over 100 cricket fans voted for their favorite teams. Although India was the clear winner with more than […]

Baby I fixed this over – hit a six if you want – some questions about Spot Fixing in IPL

Baby I fixed this over. Hit as many runs as you want now. This is exactly what Sreesantha must have been thinking in his mind while bowling with his towel hanging from his waist.  And similar must have been the thoughts of the other two Rajasthan Royals cricketers  Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila who have been […]

Cricket Diaries 2012 – Smallest Victory in T20

India lose a thriller – New Zealand in India T20 Series – 2nd T20  India v New Zealand, New Zealand won by 1 run. Played at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai 11 September 2012 – D/N It was a return match for Yuvraj Singh post his absence from cricket due to his fight with Cancer. The first T20 match […]

Cricket Diaries 2012 – Smallest Victory in One Day International

Bangladesh loses final but gains respect in the cricketing world- Asia cup Final – 22 March 2012 @ Mirpur Bangladesh Bangladesh Vs Pakistan – Pakistan won by 2 runs Bangladesh outplayed both India and Sri Lanka to face Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2012 finals. Bangladesh won the toss, unsurprisingly decided to bowl. Pakistan kept on losing […]

Cricket Quiz: Who is this cricketer – 4

Identify the name of the cricketer in this picture. Yes, this time the picture has not been morphed. All those who identify the name correctly, will be featured on and Cricbol’s facebook page.   CricBol – Cricket Fan Profile This quiz has been forwared by – Rahul Ram. He can be reached at his facebook […]

Cricket Quiz – Who is this cricketer – 3

There were many respondents to the third cricket quiz. Most of them answered it correctly. The correct answer to the quiz was – Cheteshwar Pujara. He recently scored a double century in the First Inning of the first test match between India and England during the ongoing Test Series.

Cricket Quiz – Who is this cricketer – 2

Identify this cricketer and write his name in the comments… Cricket quiz – 2: Update Lots of people responded to this quiz and tested their visual recognition skills. Although it was quite confusing to recognize the correct name of the cricketer in question, some people got it right. The others were right too, but only […]

Cricket Quiz – Who is this cricketer – 1

This was the first ‘recognize the cricketer’ quiz posted on our Facebook page The response was quite encouraging. Many people participated and guessed the name of the cricketer shown in the above picture with a portion of the face masked. There were varied responses like Md. Kaif, MS Dhoni, Dinesh Mongia, Dinesh Karthik, Ramchandra Prasad, […]

Cricket, baseball and tennis!

Can you think of some similarities between cricket, baseball and lawn tennis? Probably they are all played with balls and bats/rackets, all require good reactions etc. Anything else? Well, there is a beautiful correlation between these three sports. Let us have a look at cricket. A cricket pitch is 22 yards i.e. close to 20 […]