At the stroke of interval, Vicky Kaushal, charges his PARA Special Forces troops with a stirring speech. He ends it with ‘How’s the josh (energy)?’ .. ‘High Sir’… ‘I said how’s the josh?’… ‘HIGH SIR’…. ‘Jai Hind’ … ‘JAI HIND’. … Continue reading Movie Review: URI is high on josh, adrenaline and revenge
Notes which I had scribbled over emails and scratch pads after an unforgettable three day trip to Pakistan. A trip sponsored by Standard Chartered Bank with 40+ strong contingent to watch Pakistan vs India on Feb 13th, 2006 at Lahore. … Continue reading Cricket: The day I walked all over Lahore with Indian flag wrapped around
With Misbah-ul-Haq announcing his retirement from ODIs, we take a look back at his career and why he deserves MUCH more respect. Misbah-ul-Haq has played his last ODI for Pakistan Two cricketing icons, Shahid Afridi and Misbah-ul-Haq, played their final ODI games for … Continue reading Misbah-ul-Haq: Pakistan’s misunderstood leader
India’s defence of cricket’s premier crown has been so unbelievably solid that it’s sent 17% of the global population into a state of ecstasy. Written off at the start of the tournament, as nothing more than dark horses due to … Continue reading 7 reasons why India are the most well-placed team in World Cup 2015
Reflecting on the unbelievable set of results which have taken place in the current (2011-2012) cricket season and wonders whether bookies are the only species making hay in the sun. The ICC world cup was the last tournament, where the … Continue reading ARE ALL CRICKET MATCHES GETTING FIXED?
A preview of the importance of Asia Cup 2012 to the Indian team, their record at Bangladesh and how the tournament may just help gather steam for IPL5. It took India’s golden generation of cricketers seven years (2001-2007) to remove … Continue reading RETURN OF THE FLAT TRACK BULLIES
India’s much awaited Bollywood movie release, next week, is “Agneepath” (means path of fire) – a remake of the 1990 classic featuring Bollywood’s legendary actor, Amitabh Bachchan. The original was in itself largely inspired by “Scarface” – a 1983 classic featuring Hollywood’s legendary actor, Al Pacino. The producers of the movie chose the Australia vs India series to market their movie. By the time the latest version hits the theatres, India would have further slipped down in esteem, pride and ICC test rankings. It’s a pity that a billion Indian supporters have to go through this “Agony-path”, when more riveting … Continue reading WILL PAKISTAN MAKE MOCKERY OF TEST RANKINGS?
Human beings are hypocrites, lack reasoning and can be easily manipulated. This was my conclusion after running through the thousands of updates on social media on Asif, Amir and Salman – the three cricketers banned in cricket’s yet another match … Continue reading Asif, Salman & Amir are just scapegoats of a filthy system
The opening bars deserve the name of a 19 yr old girl from Hissar, Haryana – Saina Nehwal. And we all wish, back home, the Indian media and people are giving her the due attention and adulation. The world’s seventh … Continue reading Sports through the “Humour Eye”