Archive for July, 2014
3 years ago Posted in: Domestic Cricket, International Cricket 3
From Behita to Southampton

He hails from a small village called Behita located 7 kms from Amethi in Uttar Pradesh. Pankaj’s father had opted for the voluntary retirement from the Indian Army and worked as the Chief of Security in the HAL, the only industry in the area. Pankaj picked up the game of cricket in the premises of […]

3 years ago Posted in: International Cricket 0
Shift the 'Ballance'

On my recent trip to England, I had an opportunity to visit Lord’s and meet one of my favourite cricketers Jason Gillispie. That’s as good as it can get, a tempting rendezvous at an enviable venue, what more could I have asked for!  He’s the coach of Yorkshire, who on that day, were taking on […]

3 years ago Posted in: International Cricket 1
Rob Sam of Big Runs

The Insider I like Sam Robson. I like all orthodox Test batsmen and he’s one of them. In today’s day and age when young batsmen around the world would rather know the ways to find the fence, he’s one of the few good men who spend hours to know where his off-stump is. He has […]

3 years ago Posted in: International Cricket 4
How to Cook Alastair

The English love their fish and chips, perhaps the reason why their Test captain has been found guilty of fishing outside off often over the last 12 months. Alastair Cook hasn’t scored a Test century for 25 innings and more than the lack of runs, it’s the mode of his dismissals that should be a […]