Aug
05

Missing McGrath…

What a freak injury that was and bad timing! Surely the Aussies missed the Pigeon yesterday. Poms were on a rampage. 10 sixes and 54 fours in 79.2 overs!!! A run-rate of 5 throughout the day. Don’t want to take anything away from the Poms. 407 in a day in a test match is very… Continue reading »

Aug
04

Battleground Edgbaston

I’m glad I can finally call the Ashes a Battle. Engand are slowly putting up some fight, and some fright in the Aussie Camp. The first test had an exciting start. Harmisson had the Aussies bundled out for 190 and Glenn McGrath celebrated his 500 wickets in style by getting a five wicket haul for… Continue reading »

Jul
21

The Battle Begins……Today!

Vaughan begins his campaign today. He will lead his team to try and win the Ashes back from the Aussies. It’s going to be a tough, tough challenge but his team’s performance has given the Poms some hope and a chance to put the Aussies in serious trouble. Ponting on the other hand is glad… Continue reading »

Jun
20

Will He Be Aus’s Nemesis?

He has been much talked about before the series began. He has a record to back the reputation he is earning as Destroyer-in-Chief. He proved it again yesterday. What would be interesting to see is will he be able to do to the Aussies what Sachin did to them in the 1998 season?? Interesting battle… Continue reading »

Jun
14

Confidence Personified…

England drew first blood against Aus when they thrashed them by 100 runs in Twenty20 match. Hmmmm…These days an Aussie defeat in any version fo the game makes ” Big” news; just the way our victories in any version of the game would;-) Well if England thought they could rest on cloud nine, Ponting brought… Continue reading »

Jun
09

The Return of the ‘Invincibles’

Cricket followers might know whom I’m referring to! Go here to have a look. Sometimes you wish time stayed put, that one could travel back in time…Sigh! Given a chance I’d like to witness a few things in Cricket History: Sir Don’s Majestic Batting The “Invincibles’ in full action The Series that changed the face… Continue reading »

Jun
07

The Ashes Kicks off with Mental Disintegration…

Most cricketing fans await the Ashes with great passion and interest. The Ashes, at one time was the biggest rivalry in test cricket till England slumped, Australia rose and rose, and other rivalries like India- Aus, India-Pak, SA-Aus began to overshadow the charm of the Ashes. However this time, England seems in a better state… Continue reading »

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