Pre Movie expectations The MS Dhoni movie trailer had got me so excited that I asked my close family friend Raman Chugh to book a first day show with both families in midst of our amazing Delhi vacation. The biopic of … Continue reading Movie Review: Sushant Singh Rajput soars, MSD movie doesn’t take excitement to last over
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
As I write, India, the Asia cup holders, have clocked ten wins out of eleven T20 games in 2016 and are out and out favourites for WC T20. What makes Team India invincible? INVINCIBLE IN T20? It may sound pre-mature … Continue reading What makes India’s T20 team seem invincible?
It’s official now, the Indian cricket team is now the new West Indies; a baton which the latter was refusing to share after a decade spent in shambolic displays, internal politics, bickering and searching for excuses. A team reaches this … Continue reading Losers in game, losers by attitude – meet the Indian Cricket Team
One feels that unless the likes of Ashok Dinda, Manoj Tiwary, S Badrinath, Abhinav Mukund and Ajinkya Rahane start visiting unisex parlours and score TRP soaring stunts in IPL, they are not likely to have any future in our test … Continue reading A SLAP TO FORM, FITNESS, FIELDING, FUTURE & FIRST CLASS CRICKET
Our cricket team needs to be thankful to Anna Hazare, Kiran Bedi and their anti-corruption movement. New Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan has taken away all camera lenses from our under-performing multi-millionaires and spared them of an extended, painful, never ending post … Continue reading One Dravid, ten Goliaths & five redemption ODIs
Quiet significantly, the term ‘IPL’ pops up every time India loses a couple of games. It’s like that fat funny chatterbox aunt who’s visited our house, with no signs of departing. As long as she entertains and humors us, we … Continue reading Is IPL responsible for our defeats in England?
The Lord’s Test finished with all of England happy. There was no Krishnamachari Srikanth smoking at the balcony of the ‘homeEngland of cricket’; no bare-chested Sourav Ganguly wildly swinging his jersey, mouthing expletives; no umpiring controversies and MSD bravado helping … Continue reading From PK to KP, Broad to Ishant
Hawk Eye analyses the key players to watch out for this weekend, who would be key to India’s chances of a repeat series-winning performance at her majesty’s land. This MG Road needs to run long: Mukund and Gambhir are likely to be seen together more often, than anticipated earlier, now that the Nawab of Najafgarh’s role in the series remains uncertain. It’s not for nothing that all the years of being labeled as ‘poor travellers’ coincided heavily with Sunny Gavaskar’s retirement. Subsequently, the glory days returned after Veeru blasted his way onto the scene. Without a capable pair of openers … Continue reading Who to watch out for this weekend?
The murmur is that MS Dhoni’s real test of captaincy starts now, post T20 WC disaster and amidst public expectations, which never seem to lower. The four ODIs at West Indies seem nothing more than a full stop to a … Continue reading Jive on the Carribean beat – Review of the WI – Ind series