England Brushed – Aside & Blown Away

The title to the article is unique – for it has never been used in the history when an Indian cricket team toured England. The NatWest 2002 trophy, Champions Trophy 2013 and Champions Trophy 2017 are memorable occasions when India has performed exceedingly well in English conditions. But to be…

Continue reading

The Dinesh Karthik Six – Magic of Not Giving Up!

The moment of Glory for Dinesh Karthik

In the next 12 hours, it will be 120 hours to that famous six by Dinesh Karthik to help India uplift the Nidahas trophy.  120 hours ago on the 18th over mark, every Indian and every Sri Lankan (for the glass-door wreckage) had an ‘I wish MS was out there…

Continue reading

Will the real Sri Lankan team stand up?

July 26th, Tuesday – I woke up pretty early with a spring in my step to run a few errands to be on the couch at 9:30 AM (IST), in front of my TV, for the series opener of India’s tour of Sri Lanka. Cricket in the Emerald Isles have…

Continue reading

Silence in the Chaos – Cricket in Pakistan

It is 2011. Two years after international cricket is banned in Pakistan. Right across the Punjab University Law College (PULC), Sheikh continues to run his ancestral ‘kebab’ shop. A small kid is helping him out with the chores at the shop. Shahid, a 7 year old, is serving water and…

Continue reading

An Emotional Beginning

If there is something that can provide immense pleasure to a cricket enthusiast, it is the beginning of an exhilarating Test cricket series between 2 top class cricketing nations. India is playing Australia in Australia. Both nations have created unforgettable cricketing moments in the past. Be it the 2001, Laxman…

Continue reading

‘Ajju’ Rahane – The one-stop solution

Two very special Indian Cricketers have scored IPL centuries on my birthday, April 15. Both Mumbaikars! Tendulkar scored a 100 vs Kochi Tuskers @ Wankhede in 2011 and Rahane scored a scintillating 60 ball 103 @ Bangalore in 2012. I would appreciate the latter one more because it came from…

Continue reading