Tag Archives: Australia

Dropman Akmal, Tigers ambush England, and the great Indian choke trick

Great matches bring great moments. 3 matches over the past week have pushed the World cup ahead and given it some moments to buildup momentum towards the knock out phase. The mercurial side of Pakistan had to come out , … Continue reading

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Cricket World Cup Early rounds – Prodigious Pakistanis, Scintillating Strauss and Minnow Slaughter on display

The World Cup got some wind behind the sails after a a slow start, We had some good action over the weekend with a couple of good matches. The number of minnows in the tournament however means that there will … Continue reading

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Heroes, wizards,sportsman spirit and fools – Reliving the 80s Cricket World Cups

175 not out – mention this and it takes any Indian who was alive in 1983 into a trip down the memory lane. Kapil’s heroic effort when India were 17 for 5 was not televised live due to a once … Continue reading

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The answer is Cheteshwar!! Rookie stuns Aussies as India take the Test series 2-0

Dhoni won the game for India yesterday without playing a single stroke. He promoted Cheteshwar Pujara , to no.3, a place owned by The Wall, and that did the trick. Pujara demonstrated classical strokeplay and an uncluttered mind as he … Continue reading

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‘Laksh’man guides India to another special win over Australia

VVS had another generous helping of his favourite dish -Australian bowling and led India to  a memorable test win. When in his element VVS is simply one of the most watchable batsman in the past 3 decades alongside the likes … Continue reading

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800 Twists and Turns for the Smiling Assasin – Muttiah Muralitharan exits tests on a high

Muttiah Muralitharan was always a maverick. Not for the purists was this Off spinning sensation who could spin the ball on glass and whose “Doosra” turned like a leg break from Warne. His action was controversial to say the least … Continue reading

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The Empire strikes at last – Great win for England at the T20 World Cup

The T20 cricket final between England and Australia. A steely English side crushed Australia to register a historic win. Continue reading

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