The African Boy in England

When Pieterson made his debut in Test cricket he played against South-Africa in South-Africa. Only a few years before that trip Pieterson was South-African boy trying to make it into the local first divisions teams as an off-spinner.

In South-Africa the crowds jeered him and even called him a traitor but the debutant before the game told the media that crowd heckling him would only want him to do better.

The 5-Match ODI series started and Kevin Pieterson scored a 108 of 96 balls in the second game which was a tie.

India win Compaq Cup Tri-series.

The Compaq Cup must have really given India a nice look into what they should and should not do when they are in South-Africa. With Gambhir injured on the eve of the Tournament Dinesh Karthik opened the innings for India along with Sachin Tendulkar for the first two games. Rahul Dravid making his way back […]

Gilchrist the Rocket-Man

When you are coming up with a list of the best batsmen to play the game since 2000, there is hardly a way you can miss Adam Gilchrist. If cricket was a battle field then Gilchirist was Australia’s tank brigade. He would cut through the enemy ranks fast and furiously, deflating them from the word […]

Another Brick in ‘the Wall’

Rahul Dravid has not been called the Wall for nothing. Considered to have near perfect technique he broke into the Test arena scoring 95 and 84 in his first two games against England. He scored them solidly while Ganguly reaped the accolades for his style and class in the same series. Rahul Dravid took his […]

A Prince called Ganguly

He started his career way back in 1992 in Australia. It was a complete disaster and he went back into the oblivion of domestic Indian cricket. Then in 1996 when Vinod Kambli was dropped for a series in England and the selectors replaced one mercurial lefthander with another from Bengal was taken. Considered to have […]