Category Archive: Cricket

Apr 05

TRP Events: Intra-Flipkart cricket tourney ends in last ball drama

  On the eve of the finals of the World T20, The Rational Pie organized it’s first ever Intra-Flipkart Cricket tournament. And just like the T20 spectacle that has unfolded over the past few weeks, this 7v7 version of the game had equal amount of drama and panache. The six teams entering the tournament were divided …

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Mar 25

India vs Bangladesh – A Bangladeshi Perspective

The game was dominated by the Tigers, not LTTE, for 19.3 overs and the men in blue were lucky to win the match in the last three calamitous deliveries. The bias was apparent and although Bangladesh bowed out of the tournament, they did so by winning the hearts of the millions watching. Hence the paradox …

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Mar 16

TACTICAL REVIEW Ind vs Nz: Indian Batsmen Fail On A Turning Track

With a 0-4 head-to-head disadvantage against New Zealand, India had a point to prove at home. The pre-tournament favorites were humbled at Nagpur.   1st Innings: With Harsha Bhogle and VVS Laxman, jibber jabbering about how good a batting wicket the Nagpur track might turn out to be, Raina , produced a top class T-20 …

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Mar 22

World Cup T20 2014 – A look at the teams in group 2

The qualifiers of this edition of the world cup T20 have given us an idea of how strong the supposedly weakest teams are in the tournament. While predicting the outcome of a T20 game is a pointless exercise, let us assess the strengths and weaknesses of the teams in group 2 – West Indies: The …

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Nov 17

Sachin’s Retirement: Not that big a deal now

Everybody knows Sachin is one of the greatest to have played the game of cricket. We cant state that and stop talking about his greatness, can we? Every 90’s kid must have watched all the great innings of Sachin, especially “The Sharjah” match.With Tony Greig’s exaggerated commentary in the backdrop, he massacres the Australian bowling …

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