Archive for August, 2014
2 years, 12 months ago Posted in: International Cricket 3
Don't settle with a Test win...Win the series

Coach John Wright’s brazen words still ring fresh in my ears. Right after the famous win at Multan again the Pakistanis, he’d warned us “Enjoy this but don’t celebrate too much. Keep that for the end of the series’. Beating Pakistan in a Test match was special and beating them in their own backyard after […]


2 years, 12 months ago Posted in: International Cricket 0
I still believe that India can win at Lord's

The Indian broadcaster ‘Star Sports’ deserves credit for introducing an exciting new feature during the first Test match of the England-India series—the swing-meter. Never before was it possible for the viewer to judge how much the ball swung in the air. Now, the moment it reaches high twenties, one can see the level of discomfort […]


2 years, 12 months ago Posted in: International Cricket 0
England have been gracious hosts at Trent Bridge

Ever heard of the Indian proverb ‘Athithi Devo Bhava’, meaning ‘Guest is God’? Well, this one truly epitomizes what we Indians feel about our Guests, Gods and of course hospitality. Lucky are the ones who visit an Indian Home, for the red carpet is sure to be rolled out in their honor with the sound […]


2 years, 12 months ago Posted in: International Cricket 2
Dhoni must play 5 bowlers and bat himself at 6

Summer of 2011—India had Tendulkar, Dravid, Laxman, Sehwag, Zaheer and Dhoni, possibly the biggest ever line up. Each of those stars had played enough International cricket at that stage and, more importantly, had played enough in England to foresee what was in store for them. This was also the time when India had just won […]