Phew ! So it’s really happening then. I don’t even know what has hit me, but It definitely is falling apart. The sinking feeling is taking its toll. As a 10 year old boy, all I wanted to do was play Cricket. I clearly remember, our teacher asking us Fifth graders, what we wanted to […]Read more "One Last time – Sachin Sachin!"
When Harsha Bhogle penned his Letter to Sachin in December 2012 , he just added another Ode to the 700 other featured articles on Cricinfo since 2007 World Cup, when the first time an article had been published about Sachin’s retirement. Starting out as the answer to every Indian cricketing fan, this player has now […]Read more "Sachin Tendulkar- From being the Answer to Becoming the Solution"
Some call it the biggest blockbuster of the Indian summer; others call it the Biggest Controversy in Cricket. Love it or Hate it. The fact is – You can’t – Ignore it. Time to throw away the Whites and Don the Colors. Coz, it’s time to get dressed. Dressed for Cricket’s biggest party of 2013. […]Read more "IPL 6- Cricket’s Biggest Party of 2013"
With too many eyeballs and cricketing trolls waiting to devour on the flesh and skin of the Indian cricket team before the start of the Australian tour, It was always going to become a tour worth forgetting or worth remembering for the Indian Cricket fan. Worth forgetting because of the Indian team’s dismal performances in […]Read more "Cheteshwar Pujara- A Poster Boy for India’s Test Cricketing future"
On February 22, the Border-Gavaskar trophy will be fought for the 11th time between India & Australia. Here is a look at the last 10 years of this coveted trophy which has presented the Cricketing world with great contests time and time again. 1996-97: Nayan Mongia’s 152 The one-off test match which kickstarted the Border-Gavaskar […]Read more "Border-Gavaskar trophy – 10 years of Extraordinary Cricket"
The curfew in the valley still hasn’t been lifted. The streets still seem to have no names. The silence which continues to haunt most of his hometown, has not yet deterred Parvez Rasool, the 23 year old Jammu and Kashmir all-rounder, who wielded his spinning wand on the visiting Australian team’s fortune, on the opening day of the Board […]Read more "Parvez Rasool – Valley’s reason to Smile"
These are testing times for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). I don’t know If it’s the team’s bad fortune, that’s rubbing off or just pure plain karma. The string pullers are certainly being pulled this time around. The Fair trade regulator Competition Commission has charged the Cricket governing body with a whooping penalty of […]Read more "Are the String pullers (BCCI) of Cricket, being pulled this time around"
When you have 5 of your 11 players in your Rest of India camp scoring half centuries (. S. Dhawan– 63, M.Vijay 115, A. Rayadu 51, S. Raina 116 & A. Mithun 51) against the newly crowned Ranji champions Mumbai, on the 2nd day of the Irani trophy you start to wonder. For entire scores click here Why on earth do we crib about India […]Read more "Benching India’s Bench Strength"
The wait is over. Its January 30, 2013 and the Women’s Cricket World Cup is finally here. The event hosted by India following its 2011 Men’s team’s World Cup winning success, provided high amplified entertainment following Indian Prime Minister Mr. Manmohan Singh declaring the event open. The Eight captains came into the arena with decorated Rickshaws, […]Read more "Disparity in Women Cricket continues…."
Suresh Raina might not have had the best of starts to his International cricketing career, when he got bowled on the very first delivery he ever faced. But since July 30, 2005, his One day International debut, the young lad from Ghaziabad has managed to become part of Team India’s core group for ODI and […]Read more "Suresh Raina – India’s Most Underrated Cricketer"