Category Archives: Cricket

Forever Sachin – A teary eyed nation bids farewell to the gentle Genius!

And so the time has come upon us. Phew!!.. it was a prolonged and agonizing stretch for us die-hard fans for  past two years (we’ve tasted a lot of humble pie) but the last 3 days at the Wankhede brought … Continue reading

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The “Bell” curve & cricket’s great enigmas

Ian Bell’s recent performances against Australia has received rave reviews and cricket pundits hope that this will be the catalyst for him to rise to greater heights. Bell was often accused of not getting the “tough” runs, when the team … Continue reading

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A legacy of creativity and genius – The Special One bids adieu

VVS the name itself has become synonymous of style, grace, poise and most importantly dignity. God’s gifts to him are aplenty, but what he will be most remembered for is his dignified elegance. Not that he held back on the … Continue reading

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Rahul Dravid – “The Wall” of Fame and a True Legend of the Game

My first memories of Dravid was when listening to the radio commentary of a domestic match in the early 90s, I am not sure which one  Ranji , Duleep or Irani Trophy. But in those days when we used to … Continue reading

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Dravidian Delight – India’s Selfless Soldier wins another star

Yes, India are in trouble at Lords in  the 2000th test and the 100th between the teams. But it could have been worse had “The Wall” fallen. Once again Rahul Dravid played a typical grinding innings to enable India save … Continue reading

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India experiences an explosion of joy, cricket is the great leveller

Not given to extreme emotion, it amused me to see the uninhibited display of joyous celebration all across India. People of all ages, all castes and across all strata of the society were venting their emotions openly. It was a … Continue reading

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Indian bravehearts overcome Lankan Lions in a classic final

Very often finals are a big anticlimax. The last exciting final in the Cricket World Cup was in 1996 when Sri Lanka chased down Australia’s 240 odd runs. The Australian era of domination meant a lot of lopsided encounters but, … Continue reading

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