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A WhatsApp message last afternoon said Dean Jones had died from a heart stroke in a Mumbai hotel. I didn’t want to believe it. I had seen the man commenting merrily on an IPL match on Star Sports the...
While the entire focus is on the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League, women’s cricket has also returned recently after more than half a year of break owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. With England’s menacing form already evident over the...
The death of Dean Jones has hit me hard, and yet I’m a middle-aged man who has experienced loss and fully appreciates that everyone’s time will come one day. And yet here I sit, reminiscing about my youth, and how...
There are few marvels in the world as beautiful as the Victoria falls in Zimbabwe. Similarly, there are few cricketers who are committed to furthering the cause of cricket in their country in every capacity possible. Once such cricketer is the...
On the eastern belt of Afghanistan- one of the most noted Central South Asian countries- lays the province of Nangarhar. Situated little over three hours from Kabul, the often militant-afflicted region is largely agrarian in its output. Noted for its...
It’s September 2020. Yes, it is the month where the Indian Premier League (IPL) returns. Not just that, the age-old rivalry between England and Australia has seen six high-intensity and fiercely contested white-ball games. It was a fabulous series....
The thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is all set to take place in UAE from September 19. Players from world cricket take part in the league which is considered as one of the best T20 leagues in...
Sri Lanka’s 2019 tour to New Zealand was arguably the most under-rated ODI series in a while. Maybe that it fell ahead of the World Cup and ran nearly in parallel to the high-scoring England and West Indies series...
South Africa’s economy or GDP contracted by 51 percent in the second quarter of 2020. Notably, this was the fourth consecutive decline in quarterly GDP since the second quarter of 2019. Yes, let this sink in. The Government attributed this sharp downward...
The West Indies cricket board will be more than happy to have pulled off such an event like Caribbean Premier League amidst the crisis. Though several players pulled out of the tournament at the last minute, all the teams...