Vishal Mehra

Author: Vishal Mehra

(Vishal Mehra is a reporter at CricketCountry, enjoys weekly dose of anime, monthly viewing of sitcoms apart from being a full-time cricket aficionado.)

Stories By Vishal Mehra

Pakistan vs England 2018: Can Sarfraz Ahmed and Co. create history at Headingley?

Pakistan last won a Test series in England 1996 under Wasim Akram's captaincy.

IPL 2018, Rajasthan Royals, Team Review: More misses than hits

Rajasthan Royals finished fourth in IPL 2018, losing out in eliminator 1 against KKR.

IPL 2018, Kings XI Punjab, Team Review: So near yet so far…

The signs were there for KXIP to see first IPL title but were not to be.

India vs Afghanistan Test, 2018: Talking points from once-in-a-lifetime match

With less than three weeks to the one-off Test, let us have a read into what are the talking points from the clash between historically intertwined nations.

Pakistan vs England 2018: Hurdles that create obstacles for Sarfraz Ahmed and co.

One may not give Pakistan a definite chance against a formidable yet bruised-and-battered England side after the 2017-18 Ashes, but be sure to see the cornered tigers roar when the action starts at Lord's.

IPL 2018: Why IPL 11 has failed to capture undivided attention

Spectators have been treated with 814 sixes, 597 wickets, celebrations, last-over/ball thrillers, heartaches and most importantly hard-fought cricket. However, many have been left unimpressed with the ongoing 2018 tournament, which is nearing its conclusion.

IPL 2018: Are Rajasthan Royals missing the entire package of Steven Smith?

Smith might not have been the most-welcomed man in the side after his ball-tampering scandal, but his merits as a player and captain is definitely being missed.

IPL 2018 taking shine off India’s Commonwealth Games glory

One can only hope that India, as a nation, support her less privileged sports stars to the same extent as they laud cricketers, forever the cr me de la cr me of Indian sporting scene.

Isn't IPL or any cricket event easy targets for political parties?

It will be interesting to see whether political parties continue to keep their vigil thought-out the year to make any impact, or just be another brick in the wall of many protests during IPL for publicity motive.

Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2018, Preview: Shane Warne, Ajinkya Rahane’s dynamic partnership set to fill in for Steven Smith

Shane Warne's flamboyance will join hands with Ajinkya Rahane s calmness to devise a road map for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2018 without Steven Smith.

Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2018, Preview: Can Ravichandran Ashwin guide KXIP to IPL 11 dominance?

Will Ravichandran Ashwin's methodical and intelligent brand of cricket gel well with Sehwag's carefree and unapologetic approach in the Kings XI Punjab camp?

IPL 2018: Top 10 fastest hundreds in tournament history

Cricket has now turned into a fast-paced affair over the past many years; with this in mind let us have a look at the fastest IPL hundreds.

Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane guide India to their first ODI win against South Africa at Durban

Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane added 189 runs for the third wicket.

India vs South Africa, 1st ODI: Faf du Plessis' hundred powers hosts to 269

India's spin duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal claimed 5 wickets between giving just 79 runs.

India vs South Africa, 1st ODI, Preview and likely XIs: Battle for No.1 Rankings

India have never won an ODI at Durban against South Africa.