Archive for March, 2013
4 years, 4 months ago Posted in: International Cricket 11
Don't compare Dhawan and Pujara with Sehwag and Dravid

A batsman on his debut innings, displaying an unabashed audacity to play in a manner that challenges the very norms of Test cricket, that’s rare. Shikhar Dhawan has nicely set himself as a non-conformist, rewriting the rules in his very first Test outing. His approach in the very first International innings has left quite a few […]


4 years, 4 months ago Posted in: International Cricket 0
Australian Cricket Crisis

The drastic decision to suspend four crucial players—Shane Watson, James Pattinson, Mitchell Johnson, and Usman Khwaja from the Australian Test side has inevitably left the cricketing world at odds. Even as Cricket Australia firmly defends its disciplinary action, many OZ greats consider it to be both lacking correspondence and way too severe. Should failing to […]


4 years, 4 months ago Posted in: International Cricket, IPL 2
Is it the end of the road for Sehwag?

Perform or Perish, the message for Sehwag had been up front and unambiguous for a long time, more so before the start of the ongoing Test series. Unfortunately, the latter is what the fate has decided for him, at least for now. He must go, the selectors have unequivocally ordered, and justifiably so, for his […]


4 years, 4 months ago Posted in: International Cricket 5
Pujara--a purist's delight!

In 2008 during the first edition of the IPL, Cheteshwar Pujara was sent back home in the middle of the season without even being given an opportunity. While his style of play was more suited for the longer format of the game (he was scoring tons of runs in Ranji even then), the fact that […]


4 years, 4 months ago Posted in: International Cricket 0
Little hope for Australia

Much like Captain Cook’s marathon innings in the first Test at Motera, which outlined and steered the course of the entire Test series for England, Captain Dhoni’s scintillating double hundred against the Australians in the first Test at Chennai is also anticipated to have the same impact on this series. After 2 ½ days of […]