Archive for March, 2014
3 years, 1 month ago Posted in: International Cricket 0
Why Indian bowlers struggle in death overs

Two overs—29 runs conceded. Dhoni had, quite reluctantly, gone back to his pace bowlers for the final 12 balls of the warm-up game against Sri Lanka. And by the end of those 12 balls, one could gauge the reason behind the skipper’s reluctance. The same trend continued in the second warm-up game against England. Indian […]


3 years, 1 month ago Posted in: International Cricket 3
Five things for India to keep in mind for the World T20

Isn’t it ironic that when India opposed the T20 format, it won the inaugural World T20 tournament, and later when we embraced the format and started hosting the World’s most high profile T20 league—the IPL, we failed to replicate the 2007 heroics? While the world claims to have benefited from the IPL, Indian players, oddly […]


3 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Travel Musings 2
Legend of Rome

By Aakshi and Aakash Chopra Gladiator – the film was my first ever initiation into Rome – the city which I now sense as one frozen in time and space, the one that reverberates countless tales, conjuring up a hundred hallucinations and yearning to romance its visitors. Overwhelmed by its own greatness, Rome is a […]


3 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Travel Musings 1
The Leaning Tower of Pisa

By Aakshi and Aakash Chopra “Once upon a time in a village, a young man called John, laid a bet with his friend Allen – ‘Who would build his house faster than the other?’ The two decided on a date and set out to collect the raw materials. While Allen planned his construction and prepared […]