Hello all! Seems like I haven’t written for a long time — in fact, the last time I wrote, holding a UK citizenship entitled you to an European passport (probably) and David Cameron lived at 10 Downing Street. Also arthropods, molluscs and other members in the realm of life have, it is said, undergone considerable … More Apologies, Ahem!
Miss me? Course you don’t. If you think I was taking a break, I wasn’t. I happened to be busy. Not that it mattered to most of you. The last thing I wrote was Kohliland something, right? So back again, here is a post presenting to you the hits and misses of the great Indian … More IPL 9 – Hits And Misses
The date was 2nd October, 2012. The venue was the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. The occasion was the 24th match of the ICC World Twenty20 2012. The contenders were India and South Africa. South Africa won the toss and asked India to bat first. South Africa were already out of the tournament. India needed … More Edgy Bangla gift Kohliland a one-run victory
Cricket reading is now not limited to the Wisden Almanack any more (I don’t know when it was, I’m only trying to sound wise). Reading cricket has become a great lot easier with the advent of the internet (do I sound like a 60-year-old of the early 2000s?). So here I list the 9 best … More 9 places to be reading cricket in on the Internet
The ICC WT20 2016 (men’s, that is) has already started. Hardly one year after the “real” World Cup ended, we have another “World” tournament knocking at our doors. If you didn’t know, I don’t blame you. In fact it started on the 8th of March. 16 teams (ICC says) will battle for the trophy. Even … More Yet Another “World” Cup…
Test cricket must evolve. Today (or yesterday, if you happen to be an ‘Easterner’) marked the end of the third test between Australia and New Zealand at the Adelaide Oval. So what’s so special about it? Proper cricket-wise, I’d be inclined to believe that it was an exciting match, although it ended two days before … More The Pinkball Saga
Americans are so passionate about sports, I think there’s a huge potential for cricket to take off. – Sachin Tendulkar, known by a select few in the USA as an “Indian legend of a game called cricket”. The Cricket All Stars needs no introduction. In fact, the first of its three exhibition matches starts on … More Gentlemen in Hollywood-land
The ongoing Rugby World Cup is mega-tournament. 20 teams divided in four ‘pools’ are battling it out for the top spot. Among the major happenings of the Cup is the defeat of heavy-weights South Africa in the hands of of 13th placed minnows Japan. The 34-32 score line was a never-before-imagined success for the emerging … More Scrum Lessons For The Gentleman’s Game