Category Archive: International Cricket

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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Nov 07

How about Sachin the mortal ?

Day 1 – The toss coin (a gold coin) has Sachin embossed on it, all day 1 ticket holders get a brochure celebrating Tendulkar. Day 2 – All seats have a placard which when raised together make up a huge Tendulkar. Day 3 – 199 bunches of balloons with Sachin’s face on them will be …

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Oct 27

Captain Cool is also Captain Empathetic

Ishant Sharma, even by his own bad standards, bowled a pathetic over that effectively turned the see saw towards Australia in the 3rd international match. 44 off 18 balls became 14 of 12 in a space of six eventful deliveries. Ishant Sharma was haplessly butchered by a bowling all-rounder (James Faulkner) and 30 runs were …

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Jul 21

Don’t turn Ed away Australia!

After 3 days of English heroics, Australia finds itself staring at yet another humiliating defeat. You could debate on a lot of things – Clarke coming in at no. 5, Watson’s nutty review, Swann coming into his own etc. – to be the cause of the trouble that the aussies find themselves in this test …

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