Pep Talk 31: Guardiola’s reluctance to starting Phil Foden & Eric Garcia is not helping Manchester City

After securing a 1-1 draw yesterday night, Manchester City have topped their Champions League Group H with a match to spare. They got the job done at the Etihad stadium despite not being their best. However what I fail to understand is head coach Pep Guardiola’s reluctance to play youngsters despite the long list of ManCity injuries and fragility. Continue reading Pep Talk 31: Guardiola’s reluctance to starting Phil Foden & Eric Garcia is not helping Manchester City

Cricket: Red or Green for Pink ball test cricket?

While Kolkata celebrated India’s first pink ball day night test match with a lot of enthusiasm and India kept flying high in the World Test Championship table, there are enough doubts to suggest that pink ball day night test cricket in its current form may not be enough to revive test cricket. Continue reading Cricket: Red or Green for Pink ball test cricket?

Travel: Stealing from Hotels? Do’s and Dont’s

The video of an Indian family stealing hotel belongings (hangers, shampoo dispensers, flower pots!!!!) at Bali went viral in July 2019 and raised a few questions – ones that always existed. Having traveled extensively, observed and blogged over the last fifteen years, I thought of sharing a few facts, perceptions, do’s and dont’s related to travel, over a multiple part blog series. Continue reading Travel: Stealing from Hotels? Do’s and Dont’s

Movie Review: Article 15 is a tale to hang our heads in shame

Its the year 2019 and India still talks about ‘them minority Muslims’, ‘those oppressed Dalits’, mob lynching over cows, women scared to venture out after sunset in small towns and villages, force to say Vande Mataram, force people to say … Continue reading Movie Review: Article 15 is a tale to hang our heads in shame