Tag Archives: England

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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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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England provide the thrills and spills, Canada run Pakistan close and rain spoils a great contest

Surprisingly the usually non-flamboyant England have brought this world cup some of it’s most interesting moments. Not that they have set grounds on fire with their performances but they managed to conjure up close matches with the minnows and big … Continue reading

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Part V of VI – Ashes Heroes, World Cup Zeroes?

Like Humpty Dumpty, the English team has had a great fall and I am not sure if all the Queens men can put it back together again. A long tour of Australia has left the battered and bruised, despite winning … 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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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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World Cup 2010 – Only 2 referee decisions to talk about in the Round of 16

England always seem to be the victims of something other than their play in most major competitions. They have on their  grievance list Beckham’s sending off , then Rooneys, oal disallowed at the Euro’s at Portugal and of course the … Continue reading

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