Cricket: Twelve reasons why India’s thrilling T20 series win over England is bigger than what it seems

India’s T20 cricket series win over England cannot be written off as just another routine bilateral home series win. Here are twelve reasons why this achievement is even bigger than what it seems. 1. Bigger and deeper talent pool This … Continue reading Cricket: Twelve reasons why India’s thrilling T20 series win over England is bigger than what it seems

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: Ind vs Aus – Expect Centuries, Close Chases, Cracker Contests & Controversies

The last time Australia landed in India to play a series (barely six months ago!!) Maxwell mocked Virat’s shoulder injury, Jadeja and Wade got involved in a slanging duel, Smith called Vijay a ‘cheat’, Virat caught Smith illegally seeking DRS … Continue reading Cricket: Ind vs Aus – Expect Centuries, Close Chases, Cracker Contests & Controversies