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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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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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‘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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Whistling Wanderers – The Chennai Superkings reign supreme in CLT20

In a rather disappointing final the Chennai Suuper kings beat the South African Warriors at the Wanderers. This was the only match I watched start to finish and unluckily for me, apart from a few moments for the wanderers the … 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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Another Zim-barassing defeat

Well post the T20 debacle, India has managed yet another woeful result.  Not that it was very unexpected, but yet I felt with Zimbabwe not being a top 8 team anymore presented our Young Turks with a chance to prove … 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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