Aug
04

Some random cricketing thoughts…

While reading the chapter on SL-Aus infamous series of 94-95 series in “The One Who Will”, my brain hit the F5 key to Ponting’s debut. He entered the scene 5 years after Sachin did and has managed to catch upto 90% of Sachin’s batting performance in tests. He leads him on the catches front by… Continue reading »

Aug
02

The One Who Will

I’ve a dozen books piled up on my bookshelf staring angrily at me. I’ve not done justice to them. I’m halfway through “ The One Who Will” by Jack Egan currently. I have not yet completed Steve’s autobiography “Out of my Comfort Zone” ( I know I’ll get murdered for this confession by my friend… Continue reading »

Jul
27

The Impossible

Yeah I’m bored – bored of cricket! It has never happened in my 19 years of following this game that I’ve not followed a match – that too a match involving India and a test match! I’ve always been glued in – to the radio, to the television, to the news, to the internet at… Continue reading »

May
16

It’s A Simple Equation

On Friday, Australia needed 37 runs of 16 balls. They were 7 down, staring at a probable defeat at the hands of the defending champs. A brilliant all-round show in the league looked likely to come to an end. Micheal Hussey was on strike along with Micheal Johnson. Hussey who had to wait till he… Continue reading »

Apr
25

The Cricket Podcasts Continue…

The fourth overall in the series, my third one! Do listen and don’t forget to let us know on the site. The IPL This Week-4 Do comment – your views will help us make the podcasts better. The previous ones here in case you missed those. The IPL This week – 3 The IPL This… Continue reading »

Apr
24

When I met the “Other GOD”

Life is made up of our dreams – big and small. The big ones keep you going in pursuit of bigger things. It is the small ones that matter cause they bring a smile on your face at unexpected times but when you need it the most. In the pursuit of accomplishing the big one… Continue reading »

Apr
10

A Tribute to the True Gentleman in this Gentleman’s Game

14-5-29-1 Vs WI, Antigua 2002 If you do not understand what these figures mean or signify, you have just insulted India’s most affable cricketer. A lion at heart, a true fighter, the man who can replace the word “Gentleman” in dictionary. I’ve seen people run away from the field with the slightest of injuries, this… Continue reading »

Mar
31

My First Cricket Podcast

Got this amazing opportunity thanks to Aditya who owns and manages the www.theindicast.com site. It was super fun and awesome to interact with the seasoned cricket journalist Ayaz Memon. We are looking forward to give you guys the very best from this show. We will put in our level best and it will help if… Continue reading »

Feb
24

And God rewrites the record books – 200*

People often wonder why I address this man as GOD. He has given me many reasons to do so – and today was another one of them. I almost cursed Dhoni for the first time in my life when he did not give Sachin strike in the 49th over and then threw kisses when he… Continue reading »

Feb
16

The Love Affair Continues…

Between VVS Laxman and Eden, between VVS Laxman and us fans. I’ve been a huge fan of the Fab Four – The God, The Wall, The Prince and The Very Very Special Man. And now add the brave openers Gambhir and Sehwag. If the Prince was still around the batting line-up would be perfect –… Continue reading »

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