December 18, Adelaide, Day Two. Indian fielders' butterfingers were on exhibition. To make things worse, Steve Smith survived a run out. The scoreboard read 45 for two in the 27th over (the first from Ravichandran Ashwin). Australia were snailing...
  Before jumping onto anything with me turning into a harsh critic, one has to upvote the work did by the BCCI to conduct a marquee event like the Indian Premier League under difficult circumstances. After all, wasn’t 2020 on its...
  History has it- all-rounders to South Africa are like fish to water; inseparable and always together. Be it the likes of Mike Proctor, one of the more famous ones in the pre-isolation era of the late 60s to some of...
  India 36 all out! Wait, a nightmare? No, a reality that struck us all utterly unannounced. Not even in my wildest dreams, at least in this life, had I expected to see this day. Ever since I started following cricket...
Just over three overs before the new pink ball, the Indian scorecard read 188 for three. Many had predicted India would lose more than three in the first session itself. The year 2020 has seen oddities aplenty. Just like...
  It was a warm sunny December day of the year 2012 in the western coast of Australia. Out came the country’s best ever batting wonder child since ‘The Don’ for his last hurrah. A brisk walk to middle, three...
  In the next few hours, India's tour of Australia is all set to begin and thus, unfurl a string of 'what-mights' that can easily make the series one of the most exciting all year around. The central question, apart from...
  A smile is what is often needed, In a world where complicatedness can take over simplicity It’s something that often happens in the great game of Cricket, Yeah one that is nowadays allowing more involvement of technology   Not that human intervention is lacking, But...
As a die-hard Protea supporter, I would like to extend a big thank you to the Sri Lankan cricket board for giving the green light to their team to travel to South Africa for the two-Test series starting on...
  Steve Waugh was one of those cricketers who revelled in playing under tough circumstances. He would often fail to deliver when the scorecard read 300/3 but ‘Tugga’ would bring out the best in himself as a batsman when the...