The Proteas: Choke-YES to Choke-NOT

South Africa can definitely turn the tables this time around. They are one of the most balanced and strongest side coming into this world cup which has been a cliché for them since their debut at 1992 world cup. Three things South Africa need to overcome to lift the 2015 cricket…

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Australia – They Never Fail To Begin Without The Favourites Tag

  It has been more than 5 World Cups and decades that I have been following Cricket and there has been not a single instance where the Aussies haven’t been tagged as favourites. Have they justified this tag? Hell yes, Champions 3 consecutive times and finalists once! But post WC11…

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India v Pakistan – The Poignant Affair

On a very hot afternoon in Jaisalmer in late March 2011 , ‘Jawan’ Lakhbir Singh was struggling hard to tune into the All India Radio. An encounter/ shoot out had an all-together different meaning today. It was not different in the second class compartment of a local train in Mumbai…

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The Unpredictables

If we play a game where you give me a word and I have to come up with an answer that best describes the word, phrases like ‘enigma’ , ‘abrupt’ , ‘unannounced’, ‘unpredictable’ will just have one answer – Pakistan Cricket Team. Their performance over the years has managed to…

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Spectators or Expectators?

With the Cricket World Cup less than a month away, every cricket fan is filled with excitement. There is euphoria among fans all across the globe and particularly in the cricket crazy country, India. For India, it has always been more than just a sport; every person is either going…

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Each Team To Play 8 Practice Matches Before The World Cup

Shocked is it? Don’t be so… So was that title just to make this one a sell-out? How i wish so… So am i telling a lie? Not really… Lets break the suspense now and head to the stark realities of life, sugar coated under the name of Round Robin.…

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