Rayudu: “It’s special, it’s been a long wait.”

Source Yes indeed. It has been a pursuit. Was it a pursuit for recognition? Success? Or was it a mere sense of belonging at the big stage? While batting on 99, he flicked the ball to square leg, many expected a quick run to the other end, a big leap…

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What I owe to Cricket

Source When my friend rather respected person (read Gosar) mentioned to me about writing something on Cricket, I was totally confused not because I can’t write or play or watch but for the fact that I am not one of those Indians who eat, sleep and breathe cricket. I do…

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Flamboyant Future of Test Cricket

Source So we are back at it again. It has become fashionable these days for players recently retired from the game to lament about the future of the oldest form of the game – Test Cricket. A new entrant in this list is a former England captain Andrew Strauss who…

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‘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…

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We, The Indians

One more overseas loss and one more time will we start hearing that ‘the captain needs to step down’. If we were to go by public opinion, we will end up rotating captains faster than Sreesanths’ capability to rotate his hobbies. Wait the stupidity doesn’t end here. We Indians have…

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A day when Legends took the field again

As this exhibition match comes to an end, I think it is time to reflect upon what is about this game which still pulls me to switch on the TV. What is it that I couldn’t stop of thinking of ways and means I could catch up on the action…

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