Captain Kohli and Coach Shastri’s Road to World Cup 2019

Suraj Barjatya’s epic multi-starrer would pale in comparison to the drama that went right down the wire up to the announcement of Team India’s head coach. We all can heave a sigh of relief now that it is finally over with Ravi Shastri being named as the head coach. Shastri’s appointment should bring a much … Continue reading Captain Kohli and Coach Shastri’s Road to World Cup 2019

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How long can the BCCI keep defying the Supreme Court?

"You either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself become the villain." Harvey Dent, The Dark Knight. In the present scenario of cricket administration in India, this quote perfectly suits the BCCI officials who have overstayed at their posts and are refusing to budge even after being directed to do so by the … Continue reading How long can the BCCI keep defying the Supreme Court?

What can Indian Cricket Learn from and improve after Anil Kumble’s Resignation?

The middle month of 2017 has proven to be quite action-packed for the BCCI and Indian Cricket in general. June 2017 started with captain Virat Kohli vehemently denying any rift between him and Anil Kumble. The middle of June was consumed by India’s unsuccessful title defence in the Champions Trophy culminating in a complete capitulation against Pakistan to … Continue reading What can Indian Cricket Learn from and improve after Anil Kumble’s Resignation?

A Determined Pakistan defeats A Goofy India

Winning the toss of an important match and choosing what looked like a right option. Check. Getting a batsman out off a no-ball in an important ICC tournament match. Check. The said batsman getting a hundred. Check. The opposition getting to a seemingly impossible total. Check. The usual meltdown and a tame end. Check. India's … Continue reading A Determined Pakistan defeats A Goofy India

IPL 2017: Photo Journey of Emotions, Expressions and Memorable Moments

The IPL is half way through to its league stages, and although it can be criticized for some inane things, cricket has taken the centre-stage once again. So I try to capture some thoughtful moments, according to me, by way of a photo blog. The change of jersey color seems to have resulted in a temporary change … Continue reading IPL 2017: Photo Journey of Emotions, Expressions and Memorable Moments

IPL 10: Still a Handsome Prince or a Frog?

In the famous fairy tale, when the Princess kissed the cursed frog it transformed into a handsome Prince. The IPL, at its inception, was indeed a handsome Prince but as the seasons progressed, it was kissed by a phenomenon called commercialization and the Prince started to metamorphose into a gigantic frog. The reason it still … Continue reading IPL 10: Still a Handsome Prince or a Frog?

The Australian Series Review

For the fist time, the BCCI branded the October to March window as "Indian Season" and chalked up a mammoth 13 Tests schedule. Throughout the last 6 months it only emphasized the fact that Test cricket still lives on and lives on strong! After India brushed New Zealand aside with relative ease and the England series surprisingly … Continue reading The Australian Series Review