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Straight Drive

A weekly cricket talk between three enthusiasts, often joined by other cricket lovers.

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Isolations, Bench Strengths & Series Loss

In this episode, we review the Ind-SL T20I series and check how prepared India's squad is for the T20WC later this year.  Covid hits Indian Squad and Isolations testing India's bench strength Hits & Misses from Indian & SL teams in this tour And, finally a reminder of Australia using 2 teams for their annual ODI series https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1994%E2%80%9395_Australian_Tri-Series Please do check us on Twitter - our handle is @/StraightDrive_

20mins

1 Aug 2021

Rank #1

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Story of 7 debutants - new Captain n Coach - An India vs Sri Lanka review

In this review episode of the ODI series between Sri Lanka and India, We discussed Coach Dravid jubilation Deepak Chahar heroics Viv in casual tees for Toss - Resemblance? SKY lit in Sri Lanka - Dream debut Farewell time for Manish? T20 Prediction War - Who gets it this time? And many more..  Tune in for exciting content and follow us on (https://twitter.com/StraightDrive_)

18mins

25 Jul 2021

Rank #2

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They called it a second string Indian squad - SL vs India Preview

In this preview episode of the series between Sri Lanka and India, We discussed Shaw - Shikhar show T20 world cup groups The curious case of Manish Pandey Sanju - Right time to bloom  The prominence of Kulcha  And many more..  Tune in for exciting content and follow us on (https://twitter.com/StraightDrive_)

34mins

17 Jul 2021

Rank #3

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India's 1st win in England - A Mithali Magic - Review ft Poulami

In this episode to review the ODI series between England and Indian women we are joined by a special guest, founder of 171notout podcast, Poulami Das  (https://twitter.com/Crictopher17) We discussed Mithali the magician Jinx game, 12th player for India Harman and how India need her A series to remember for Sneh Rana Umpiring - A bias that isn't concrete Predictions for T20I series And many more..  Tune in for exciting content and follow us on (https://twitter.com/StraightDrive_)

39mins

4 Jul 2021

Rank #4

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A test match to remember - ENG v IND review ft Urvi Shah

In this episode to review the first ever test match Indian women played after 7 years.. We are joined by a special guest, founder of Beyond the matches,  Urvi Shah (https://twitter.com/unikurvi_)  We discussed Scintillating Shafali Verma Important mental aspects of the game A Chak De India show from the team Smriti smirking with Jonty Rhodes comparison Deepthi Sharma - The new wall of Indian cricket Sneh Rana - A dream come back And many more..  Tune in for exciting content and follow us on (https://twitter.com/StraightDrive_)

50mins

20 Jun 2021

Rank #5

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Preview of WTC Final - Ft Bharath Ramaraj

In this episode to preview the first ever World Test Championship between India and New Zealand we are joined by a special guest - Mr. Bharath Ramaraj (https://twitter.com/Fancricket12) We discussed India's hidden secret weapon The three quarter seam  Sachin's suggestion for Shubhman Gill Game changer of the team Probable playing XIs Prediction time And many more..  Tune in for exciting content and follow us on (https://twitter.com/StraightDrive_)

44mins

15 Jun 2021

Rank #6

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Reminiscing milestones of Test Cricket - Part 2

In this episode we are joined by the famous cricket historian, analyst Abhishek Mukherjee ( https://twitter.com/ovshake42) Link to Part 1 - https://spoti.fi/3z2O1rb We spoke about  Sehwag couldnt've been India's 1st triple centurion CK Naidu's fight in the train  A rumour that Sachin & Azhar crushed together Jalaj Saxena - That talent that never got chance Dawn of Indian women in Test cricket BKC - Stadium where the first ODI 200 was scored Sarah Taylor - Best Wicket Keeping hands the world witnessed Ethnic inclusion and 32 team world cup  And many more..  Tune in and follows us on twitter for regular updates (https://twitter.com/StraightDrive_)

25mins

12 Jun 2021

Rank #7

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Reminiscing milestones in Test Cricket - Part 1

In this episode we are joined by the famous cricket historian, analyst Abhishek Mukherjee ( https://twitter.com/ovshake42) We discussed  1st World Test Championship in 1912 Timeless to 6 day tests, 10 ball overs Origin of Women's cricket BCCI formation in 1928 Tea break to beer break Bribes by Maharajakumar of Vizianagaram (Vizzy) And many more..  Tune in and follows us on twitter for regular updates (https://twitter.com/StraightDrive_)

31mins

5 Jun 2021

Rank #8

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The intricacies of WTC - A road to the finale - Ind v Nz

In this short & swift episode, we discussed Third time lucky for WTC ! Did NZ got in with home advantage? 3 test series for WTC Final? A pink ball for future finales? Draw... Tie .. Super over.. The extreme rules ..! And many more..  Tune in for exciting content and follow us on (https://twitter.com/StraightDrive_)

22mins

15 May 2021

Rank #9

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IPL Hangover and WTC squad review

With #IPL2021 got suspended, we are back to our regular episodes after a week break..  This episode constitutes Did Sir Jadeja know earlier that IPL gets called off on 4th of May Probable window for IPL resumption World Test Championship and squad announcements Why would Prasanth Parameswaran thank Harshal Patel 3 Best moments from IPL 2021 And many more..  Tune in for exciting content and follow us on (https://twitter.com/StraightDrive_)

21mins

8 May 2021

Rank #10