Can this Indian team be greatest of all time?

Over the years, if there is one thing the greatest teams in the history of our sport have had in common is that they have had a bunch of great players to choose from. At any given moment, that team has had more than just 11 players itching to get…

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Triangular Test Series – the way ahead?

The last time this was experimented in was in 1912, before the advent of television and internet or even floodlights and before there was money pouring into cricket. The Triangular Test Series played between England, Australia and South Africa, with England winning the series was largely deemed a failure owing…

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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…

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Why should boys have all the fun?

Women cricket team photo This is the 21st century. Today, we see women successful in every field. Women rights are stressed upon in each sector. The traditional / sexist notions about women being a second fiddle to a man have been abated or at least the oppression has started to…

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What Doesn’t Kill You, Only Makes You Stronger

I am glad India did not win the ICC Champions Trophy Final against Pakistan. Yes you read it right! I repeat, I am glad that India did not win the ICC Champions Trophy Final against Pakistan. Call me a ‘Deshdrohi’ or call me a monster for making this blasphemous statement.…

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Of Belief, Celebration & Passion

A wounded warrior is often quite a dangerous opponent to have because he knows no fear and would fight out till his last breath to survive. He hangs by his instincts while his heart and courage drive him to survive each moment, every single day.  The wounded warriors that I…

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