Tag Archives: Australia

Indian Cricket: Rest In Peace

There were these tours from hell, Ranging from ridiculous to surreal, The Poms first stole their thunder, Aussies then spanked ’em Down Under, Well, who cares, there’s always the IPL. Advertisements

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WACA: Want A Complete Adjustment

“What happened?” “Well, it runs smoothly on Indian broad gauge. Just cannot adjust to any other gauge” Train Wreck or Shipwreck: Same old, same old

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Titan or Titanic?

Blogger’s note: Given Dhoni’s luck, it might happen that the iceberg melts by then (due to global warming / the Proteas) [Amended 13th Jan 2012: Even Lady Luck has gone to drown herself in a cup of water]

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Lights, Camera, Action…at IPL4

There hasn’t been much to cheer about as the IPL4 has progressed. But, slowly, four enthralling stories are emerging as inter-woven into the fabric of IPL 4. It’s as if four movies are running simultaneously at the same multiplex: Devotional … Continue reading

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India’s World Cup Win: Making the Extras Count

With that heady feeling of victory still bubbling all over me, I dug deeper into each of India’s matches and analyzed their secret of success – and now want to give the just due (and probably some of BCCI’s reward … Continue reading

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Cricket World Cup: Results XI

As the Cricket World Cup heads towards the business end, there have been several interesting incidents which will affect the cricketing community and the world at large. As they say ‘the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Brazil set off … Continue reading

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World Cup: Cricket Rules and Power Plays

With the Cricket World Cup finally starting on the 19th of February, ICC lawyers are exhaling a sigh of relief. To get all cricket boards to take part in the World Cup 2011, the lawyers had to burn the midnight … Continue reading

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Riding Off into the Sunset

Over the next year or two, the heart of the much vaunted Indian batting line up will be hanging up its gloves and bats. With Ganguly having put up his feet, it’s now the turn of Dravid, Laxman and Tendulkar, not necessarily … Continue reading

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What Goes Up, Must Come Down

 We are presently seeing the last gasping throes of a great empire dying away. I am not talking about the United States taking a beating on the economic front, but the Australian cricket team falling from its high pedestal. It’s … Continue reading

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