The Man who made kangroos jump higher

A chubby body and a childish face – That is the physical appearance of the Australia’s best captain – Rickey Ponting. Quote the word ‘physical’ in bold letters, because his mental appearance is far apart from this childish physical features. Inside that chubby face there is a mysterious,cunning and sharp mind which could bring home victory and supremacy in the match.That’s the reason why he still wears the Aussies captain’s cap !

Has ‘Team-India’ become ‘Indian-Team’ again?

What is the difference between ‘Team-India’ and ‘Indian Team’ ? Both are the nick names of Indian cricket team.The Indian cricket team -when they were nicknamed as ‘Indian Team’- consisted of many great players like Sachin, Dravid, Ganguly, Srinath, Kumble etc. All of them were able to win matches themselves and the team was the […]

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 […]

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 […]

What went wrong with the Indian Team at the ICC World Twenty20 Super8?

After the early exit of Indian team from the tournament, commentators, media and critics got busy with finding out the “exact” cause of the poor performance of the team. Rightly so, when there are no more matches to be played by the Indian team, that is the only thing they can talk about.

If there was an award for a team for best coverage around the world (whether or not winning matches) India would have won it by now already.

ICC World Twenty20: India reaches the Semifinals!

Now, that is one heading I really wanted to write a post with… but Indian team’s performance in the Super8 let me down. Nevertheless, the Indian team in Women’s T20 WC has given me this chance… 🙂 If you were busy following the men’s tournament and did not get a chance to check out what […]