THE DRAWING BOARD
Analysis for all the coaches in the dugouts as well as the armchairs.
S. SOORAJ | 29th August 2021
WHY AGE HAS NEVER TAKEN A TOLL ON JAMES ANDERSON
At 39 years old, James Anderson is still unplayable. But have you ever wondered why he is still this good? S. Sooraj explains the mystery.
RAHUL IYER | 21st August 2021
PROVING WHY ØDEGAARD TO ARSENAL IS A HIT
Rahul Iyer takes a deep dive into why Martin Ødegaard is a quality signing for Arsenal.
AMOGH PANSE | 10th June 2021
WHAT FORMATION SHOULD GARETH SOUTHGATE PLAY AT THE EUROS?
Everyone’s an expert when it comes to what formation Gareth Southgate should play at Euro 2020. Amogh Panse has his suggestions as well in his latest tactical piece.
C.C. CHENGAPPA | 23rd May 2021
EXPLAINED: HOW DID LILLE BECOME THE TOP DOGS OF LIGUE 1?
Lille are 3 points away from winning Ligue 1? How did they knock PSG off their perch? C.C. Chengappa explains how Lille became the top dogs of Ligue 1.
MAHADEVAN SANKAR | 18th May 2021
THE RECIPE BEHIND INDIA’S DUAL SQUAD APPROACH
Maxence Caqueret is one of the most gifted midfielders in Europe but the 21-year old is criminally underrated. Mahadevan Sankar emphasises on why this Verratti regen needs be on top of your club’s summer transfer wishlist.
S. SOORAJ | 16th May 2021
THE RECIPE BEHIND INDIA’S DUAL SQUAD APPROACH
India have 2 squads at their disposal for the World Test Championship Final as well as the Sri Lanka tour. S. Sooraj writes about the reasons behind how India built 2 seperate squads that can dominate.
JAIRAM GOPAL | 20th March 2021
ANALYSING HOW SOUTHAMPTON PRESS
Ralph Hassenhuttl has set a press for Southampton that is well and truly one of a kind. In our latest tactical piece, we delve into this and more.
MAHADEVAN SANKAR | 1st March 2021
SON VS GREALISH: WHO’S HAD THE BETTER SEASON?
Son and Grealish. 2 of the Premier League’s best left-wingers. But who’s having the better season? Here’s a tactical analysis that decides who comes out on top.
ATUL KUMAR MAURYA | 26th February 2021
INTRODUCING KYLE JAMIESON: RCB’S 15 CRORE MAN
After RCB shelled out a whopping 15 crore on all-rounder Kyle Jamieson, did you wonder why? Well here’s introducing a star in the making.
MAHADEVAN SANKAR | 20th January 2021
DAVID DE GEA’S DECLINE: EXPLAINED
David de Gea was the best ‘keeper in the world at one point. However, in our latest analysis piece, we prove why the Spaniard’s decline has been so sharp.
C.C CHENGAPPA | 15th January 2021
Building A Strategy For Arsenal’s Summer Window
It’s simple: Arsenal need signings. But since they don’t have the budget of a City or a United, who do they go for? In our latest piece, we build the Gunners’ summer transfer window strategy
MAHADEVAN SANKAR | 28thDecember 2020
HERE’S WHY DOMINIC CALVERT-LEWIN IS THE REAL DEAL
Dominic Calvert-Lewin has the world at his feet. But you still hear the murmurs and the doubts surrounding Everton’s superstar striker. Here’s a tactical breakdown on why DCL is the real deal.
MAHADEVAN SANKAR | 30th September 2020
WHAT DOES RÚBEN DIAS BRING TO CITY?
Finally, Manchester City have signed a quality centre-back and that’s Rúben Dias. There’s been a lot of hype around the Portuguese defender in years but can he be the answer to City’s defensive deficiencies? In our latest piece, we analyze what to expect from the man himself.
JAI SINGH | 8th July 2020
WHY BAYERN’S TRANSFER MODEL LEAVES THE REST OF EUROPE IN THE DUST
With Leroy Sané joining the Bayern Munich ranks, we delve into the transfer model of the German giants that almost seems foolproof at this point.
SAM BROOKES | 29th June 2020
CAN CONTE’S INTER PUT AN END TO THE JUVE JUGGERNAUT?
Exciting signings, a bright campaign and Antonio Conte at the helm, Inter’s rejuvenation is undoubtable. But can they put an end to the Juve monopoly in Serie? We analyze why and how.
JAI SINGH \ 19th June 2020
UNDERSTANDING GUARDIOLA’S TACTICAL TOOLS THAT DISMANTLED ARTETA’S ARSENAL
SAM BROOKES \ 30th May 2020
5 WAYS TO IMPROVE TEST CRICKET
MAX LOMBARDIA \ 7th May 2020
THE ITALIAN JOB: WHEN PEDIGREE MEETS POTENTIAL AT THE EUROS
SAM BROOKES \ 5th May 2020
HOW DO NEW ZEALAND REACH THE TOP OF THE TEST TREE?
With Australia being ranked as the No.1 side in the ICC Test rankings, we look at their foes in New Zealand and the approach they need to take to become the top dogs of the longest format of the game.
SAM BROOKES \ 29th April 2020
THE JOE ROOT RETURN: MAKING A CASE FOR A T20 COMEBACK
UTKARSH GOKHALE \ 22nd April 2020
DISSECTING WHY ENGLAND’S SIDELINING OF MICHAEL CARRICK REMAINS INEXCUSABLE TO THIS DAY
UTKARSH GOKHALE \ 3rd April 2020
TRUST THE PROCESS: THE UNITED WAY IS MAKING A SLOW AND STEADY RETURN
KAI ILIEV \ 16th March 2020
TAKING STOCK OF THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY FROM SETIÉN’S CATALAN VOYAGE
ATUL KUMAR MAURYA \ 21st January 2020
FINDERS KEEPERS: ASSESSING INDIA’S WICKETKEEPING OPTIONS AHEAD OF THE T20I WORLD CUP
ATUL KUMAR MAURYA \ 6th January 2020