Cricket: India’s lineup, mental disintegration & five observations from Sydney test buildup

My five preview points wrt Team India’s Sydney test match starting tomorrow… 5. Sydney woes Sydney has been a painful hunting ground for India over the decades. Biased umpiring (and some inept fielding/captaincy) has denied the men in blue (what … Continue reading Cricket: India’s lineup, mental disintegration & five observations from Sydney test buildup

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?

Cricket: Eight unique things which make IPL the best amongst sporting events

After a heart stopping, one run differentiating, last ball thriller final at Hyderabad, the Indian Premier League concluded its tenth year of existence yesterday night. Cricket has never been the same again; since April 2008. IPL’s impact to the game … Continue reading Cricket: Eight unique things which make IPL the best amongst sporting events