India Archive

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Prodigious talent first spotted at the ICC Championships in Nairobi 2000. All of 18 hammering the likes of McGrath and Lee on debut. 84 in that match. 2 years later...

    Yuvi…

    Prodigious talent first spotted at the ICC Championships in Nairobi 2000. All of 18 hammering the likes of McGrath and Lee on debut. 84 in that match. 2 years later...

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  • That Silken Touch – Those wrists! Beauty in cricket is in abundance – but you stood out The sole bearer of melody in today’s hammer and tongs cricketing world The...

    Wo Jo Ruki Si Chaah Baaki Hai…

    That Silken Touch – Those wrists! Beauty in cricket is in abundance – but you stood out The sole bearer of melody in today’s hammer and tongs cricketing world The...

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  • This day last year – we experienced the ultimate high of our cricketing fandom. I have no memories of the ’83 WC win. 28 years is a long wait, an...

    World Cup 2011 Memories

    This day last year – we experienced the ultimate high of our cricketing fandom. I have no memories of the ’83 WC win. 28 years is a long wait, an...

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  • Subash  the podcast king at The Cricket Couch and an Editorial Member at The Sight Screen has got journalists, bloggers and fans together to create this lovely treasure trove of Rahul...

    Favourite Dravid Memories on The Sight Screen

    Subash  the podcast king at The Cricket Couch and an Editorial Member at The Sight Screen has got journalists, bloggers and fans together to create this lovely treasure trove of Rahul...

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  • I write rarely, because I cannot get beyond a few lines. But then sometimes, a rare incident occurs and I try to pen down a little more than a few lines....

    The “Daal-Rice” of Indian Cricket

    I write rarely, because I cannot get beyond a few lines. But then sometimes, a rare incident occurs and I try to pen down a little more than a few lines....

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  • Me the rebel, me the brash one, me the curt one, me the snooty one, me the one who will sound you off in your face, me the brat, me...

    Rahul and I

    Me the rebel, me the brash one, me the curt one, me the snooty one, me the one who will sound you off in your face, me the brat, me...

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