Ind-SA First Test Post-Mortem – Twitter Style

Selectors Goof-Up #Fail

Old war horse Kallis’s century  and Amla’s double hundred #Pass

Non-performance of Indian bowlers #Fail

Lack of support to Zaheer #Fail

Fielding a 3rd string batting line-up against one of the best pacemen in the world #Fail

Lack of runs from an experienced opening duo #Fail

Sehwag-Badri batting in first innings #Pass

Steyn’s explosive pace, outswing, reverse swing, 145Kph, full-length, short-pitch #Pass

Collapse – 6 wickets for 12 runs #Fail

Tendulkar’s ton #Pass but failure to own his test and save the day for India #Fail

Seniors failing to set an example to young debutants #Fail

Dhoni’s uneasiness at the pitch #Fail

Curator of the pitch #Pass

Selectors running for cover by recalling Raina, Karthik #Fail. Who told you to drop them in the first place !

Journalists trying to run down this team with unnecessary criticism #Fail

Media hyping the Indian Team #Fail. Media is the first to pull them down and lose faith in them.

Missed Dravid-Laxman sorely #Yes

Lost my faith in the Men in Blue #No

Expectations from this Indian team to turn around in Eden #Hope


You know you are entering your 30s decade when….


Another one to the list…


  1. Minal

    @Gaurav and Hitchwriter: Thank you:)

  2. hitchwriter

    some day i need to learn to mix humour with cricket… ! loved your take !

  3. Gaurav Kant Goel


    Very funny and innovative way of writing!! Loved this post…

  4. Minal

    @Masood: Thanks:-)))

    @Radiance: That's a lovely award! Thanks so much! Will pass it on!

  5. Radiance

    Minal, thanks for spreading the sunshine through your unique writing style and varied topics that you touch uopn! I am nominating you for the Sunshine Award: Please accept and pass it on!


  6. masood

    Loved the hashes. Specially the last three 🙂

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