Russia is all set to host the 21st FIFA World Cup, and the month long carnival is set to kick off on Thursday (June 14th) as the hosts take on Saudi Arabia. Here is a small preview of the teams and likely qualifiers to the knockout stages. GROUP A URUGUAY, RUSSIA, SAUDI ARABIA, EGYPT Spearheaded… Read More
Kolkata Knight Riders and the Sunrisers Hyderabad head into their crunch qualifier of the VIVO IPL in contrasting forms. The Sunrisers were comfortably one of the best sides in the league stages, going on a six match unbeaten run, became the first side to qualify into the knockout stages. However, since they sealed their 3rd… Read More
71 participating nations, over 6,000 athletes and officials, and 11 days of nerve-wracking action came to an end in the Commonwealth Games on Sunday at Gold Coast. For India’s 200 plus strong contingent, the Games down under was a good stepping stone to test their mettle ahead of the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, and what… Read More
Explosive yet effective, flashy yet flamboyant. The Sunrisers Hyderabad have big boots to fill to replace David Warner at the top of the order. Kane Williamson takes over the captaincy of the Hyderabad franchise from Warner, and the team will need to find quick answers to bridge the gap left by their former captain, who… Read More
While all eyes will be on the big named stars in the upcoming IPL, teams have also splurged a considerable amount of auction money and scouting efforts to identify Indian uncapped players, who could provide the element of surprise and catch opponents off guard. For the relatively “lesser-known” players, the IPL has come to be… Read More
S Ramakarishan or “Ramky” as he is fondly referred to, followed his passion and took the plunge into the then largely unknown area of sports analytics over a decade ago. The CEO of SportsMechanics Pvt Ltd., shares his thoughts on challenges, changes and what the future has in store for the field.