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  • I’m rather proud I don’t cry easily and for cricket tears have flowed thrice. Chennai ’99 – The heartbreak that will never heal – angry and hurt; tears were the...

    Tears

    I’m rather proud I don’t cry easily and for cricket tears have flowed thrice. Chennai ’99 – The heartbreak that will never heal – angry and hurt; tears were the...

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  • As much as it is being said that the first test of the Ashes was one of the finest – I’m not ready to believe it was. It was a...

    Ashes – Episode 1

    As much as it is being said that the first test of the Ashes was one of the finest – I’m not ready to believe it was. It was a...

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  • Year 2000 – October – Kenya. India was recovering from the rude shock dealt earlier in the year in the form of the match-fixing scandal. It had eroded the system...

    Memories of another Champions Trophy

    Year 2000 – October – Kenya. India was recovering from the rude shock dealt earlier in the year in the form of the match-fixing scandal. It had eroded the system...

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  • We were at the receiving end of that score-line twice last season. In England we were were walloped – we were injury stricken, without our best opening pair, without our...

    4-0 That is All

    We were at the receiving end of that score-line twice last season. In England we were were walloped – we were injury stricken, without our best opening pair, without our...

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  • I was a bit baffled with folks criticizing and mocking Dhoni for coming ahead of Raina in today’s match at Ranchi with 12 runs left to win. Ranchi is not...

    Dhoni – The Ranchi Lad

    I was a bit baffled with folks criticizing and mocking Dhoni for coming ahead of Raina in today’s match at Ranchi with 12 runs left to win. Ranchi is not...

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  • Sanjay Manjrekar’s album titled “Rest Day “ released somewhere around 1994-1995. I still have the audio cassette. Sachin had requested Sanjay to sing his favourite number from Hum Dono –...

    Main Zindagi Ka Saath Nibhata Chala Gaya

    Sanjay Manjrekar’s album titled “Rest Day “ released somewhere around 1994-1995. I still have the audio cassette. Sachin had requested Sanjay to sing his favourite number from Hum Dono –...

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  • In the 10 losses that we have witnessed in the last 18 months Vs Eng and Aus – India had clearly forgotten what the phrase “to put up a fight”...

    A Fight

    In the 10 losses that we have witnessed in the last 18 months Vs Eng and Aus – India had clearly forgotten what the phrase “to put up a fight”...

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