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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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Lanka overcome the Kiwi fight, India awaits the Battle Royale at Mohali

John Wright must be commended for the fight he has brought into the Kiwis. The beating boys of the cricket world not too long ago, they made it to the Semis beating South Africa and also scalping Pakistan in the … 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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Australian Domination & the Sub Continental challenge – The New Millenium World Cups

It was like a Tennis player winning a Grand Slam without dropping a set, Like a football club winning a season without losing a game – Australia did it twice in World Cup Cricket. They won the 2003 and 2007 … 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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Punter sets up exciting finish after Sachin’s double

He might not be the most liked cricketer(Australians very rarely are), might not be rated as a great captain but pedigree and achievement-wise, even his staunch detractors will agree that Ponting deserves to be mentioned among the greatest players of … Continue reading

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