The denouement of a professional sportsman’s career is a universal act which has to be embraced in all its totality by both the said sportsman and his fans. The career of a successful sportsman involves moments of anguish, joy...
It has been fascinating watching Mahendra Singh Dhoni bat for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in this season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). It would be fair to say that it is after a very long time that the...
Is Test Cricket in the ‘Pink’ of health? The aesthetic and sensual visualization of colour has long enchanted both men of literature and the commoner in the sun-burnt street. If grey symbolizes melancholy and red vivacity of passion, then...
  It was the IPL 2016. Delhi Daredevils had just managed to edge out the Sunrisers Hyderabad in a crucial encounter. The match went down to the last ball. As the post-match presentation got over, I started taking a stroll...
In multiple ways Shikha Pandey's life echoes ironies. Rather, make that challenges. Perhaps, challenges countering which Shikha Pandey has forged a memorable career for India. In Goa, the state she hails from, Football is the major sport. And is...
Did cricket ever foresee having a rule dictated by a softball player? We are, of course, in times where cricket's narrative is constantly changing. Maros Kolpak may have never known the difference his name would bring to the gentleman's...
There is just something about the underdog, isn’t it? You want to support him. You want him to succeed. And when they do, you can’t help but feel good. And yet, a bit of charisma as well when you...
  Kerala: a land known for idyllic surroundings and breathtaking views has never been known for producing international cricketers. But, Kerala boy Sanju Samson has been in the fray for quite a long time and has always come up with some...
  Ever thought what we miss in cricket today? Despite a lot of terrific young players currently showcasing their prodigious talent, one thing which I miss personally is the artistry of the great Brian Lara. The Trinidadian Prince was no...
I don't subscribe to the statements made my Mr. Dennis Freedman. Honestly, I couldn't care less. In fact, should I bother about a man who my country with a billion plus audience may subdue terming a 'Gora'? Perhaps, I'd rather use that...