It's not always that a Cheteshwar Pujara manages to make news. But when he does, one's assured, it lasts for a while. Just how many batsmen would you recollect to have scored between 5-7 first-class double centuries? Furthermore, how many...
To sledge is no cardinal sin. Many have uttered few nosy limericks in their attempts to make a splash of batsmen’s holy grail- the three stumps that a willower vows to defend- only to have had their bums severed...
About a year back, the West Indies fielded a relatively young but excruciatingly B-grade cricket side on their tour to Zimbabwe. It would also feature Sri Lanka. But even more setting afoot in Africa, Windies would lose their most...
It was March 18, 2015. Sydney was going wild. Even before a ball was bowled, you could sense the quarter final was building up like the nervy opening minutes of a jam packed Metallica concert. With Steyn, Morkel and...
Chances are, Jack Kallis would never command the number of fans a Tendulkar did. There lurks in broad daylight a mortal danger of Kallis being outnumbered by Brian Lara or Ricky Ponting-fans. In all these years of Cricket having known...
“Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.” ― Roy Bennett  For someone who has seen his father , his own role-model commit suicide, life hasn't been particularly...
He is free flowing; clear-headed about what he wants from life- perhaps more than just hitting carefree sixes and taking absurdly difficult catches. His incredible diving around in the ground can supersede a ripped, muscular frame. He’s an athlete...
A lot has been written about the persistent fall of West Indies cricket these past few years. A lot. Their rather remarkable decline and constant run-ins with the board have been dissected in such minute details and with such regularity...
They were really nowhere in the Champions Trophy early this year. India marauded them at the sub-continent as well. And what’s more: Bangladesh recently defeated them. It doesn’t help that Australia have also had to deal with a bitter...
The cricket world needs teams like Bangladesh. Sometimes they punch above their weight. Sometimes they frustrate fans; leaving them on tenterhooks. Sometimes they fall badly. And sometimes they surge so magnificently so as to leave everyone stunned. But the...