Player Tributes Archive

  • 2001 Bloemfontein – India was 4 down for 68 and it seemed that the series would go along similar lines of the team’s previous tours. You joined your batting hero […]

    Everyone’s Favourite Maverick

    2001 Bloemfontein – India was 4 down for 68 and it seemed that the series would go along similar lines of the team’s previous tours. You joined your batting hero […]

    Continue Reading...

  • 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 […]

    Continue Reading...

  • 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 – […]

    Continue Reading...

  • 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 […]

    Continue Reading...

  • The hubby and I went for “Immortals” today (finally) – at the end of it though I wish I had not gone. Don’t get me wrong – I loved the movie; […]

    “Immortal” Alastair Cook

    The hubby and I went for “Immortals” today (finally) – at the end of it though I wish I had not gone. Don’t get me wrong – I loved the movie; […]

    Continue Reading...

  • I would be lying if India’s current series hasn’t made me feel gutted, but I’m amazed how calm I’ve been about the whole debacle. No cuss words, no hyperventilating with […]

    Childhood Rewind…

    I would be lying if India’s current series hasn’t made me feel gutted, but I’m amazed how calm I’ve been about the whole debacle. No cuss words, no hyperventilating with […]

    Continue Reading...

  • That’s me, Tugga. For someone who considers himself a rational atheist, not given to the diktats of organized religion or of other dogmas, hero worship does not or SHOULD NOT […]

    The Atheist Who Wasn’t

    That’s me, Tugga. For someone who considers himself a rational atheist, not given to the diktats of organized religion or of other dogmas, hero worship does not or SHOULD NOT […]

    Continue Reading...