Why blame MS Dhoni when we have a confused team management?

Every sportsperson, no matter how great a player he is, has to face retirement speculations at the twilight of his career. Sachin Tendulkar faced it, Roger Federer faced it, Sir Alex Ferguson faced it as well. Currently, MS Dhoni is experiencing the fickle nature of the outside world. Given Dhoni’s history, it is quite certain … Continue reading Why blame MS Dhoni when we have a confused team management?

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The bemusing saga called Ashish Nehra Farewell

On 1 November 2017, Feroz Shah Kotla had an Ashish Nehra End – only temporary and for just one day. It perfectly summed up the cosmetic atmosphere brought on for the farewell of Ashish Nehra. As the evening faded into the night and India’s victory became a foregone conclusion, tributes started to pour in for … Continue reading The bemusing saga called Ashish Nehra Farewell

Rohit Sharma’s Evolution from confounding to sublime

Countless movies have been made with plot surrounding a talented protagonist who wastes away his potential due to wrong choices or lack of ambition. Then, the character undergoes a life-changing experience or a turning-point after which everything falls into place and in the end eternal success follows. Rohit Sharma’s cricket career seems to be following … Continue reading Rohit Sharma’s Evolution from confounding to sublime

With 6 bilateral ODI series wins in a row, India on right track for World Cup 2019

Michael Clarke was one of the commentators in the recently concluded India-Australia ODI series. Before the third ODI in Indore, the former Australian captain, only in jest, prodded the Indian audience by saying how they would like the series to still be alive for the fourth and fifth ODIs. As it turned out, India won … Continue reading With 6 bilateral ODI series wins in a row, India on right track for World Cup 2019

30 MS Dhoni stats that will blow your mind

MS Dhoni is perhaps one of the greatest leaders in the history of sports. He has captained Indian teams in all formats of the game in more than 300 internationals spanning close to 9 years. He is the most successful Indian captain. Under Dhoni’s leadership, the Men in Blue have won all the major ICC … Continue reading 30 MS Dhoni stats that will blow your mind

‘The 500’ club of Test matches

James Anderson became the latest to get 500 wickets in Test cricket against the West Indies at Lord’s. Anderson achieved this feat in his 129th Test match and now becomes the only English bowler to reach to 500 Test wickets. The Lancastrian is renowned for making the red ball swing at his mercy. A Jimmy Anderson out-swinger … Continue reading ‘The 500’ club of Test matches

MS Dhoni’s new avatar crucial leading up to the 2019 World Cup

There was a very candid moment in the third ODI against Sri Lanka in the current ODI series. MS Dhoni, in the process of guiding India to victory again – this time with Rohit Sharma, lay flat on his stomach seemingly trying to sleep while the Sri Lankan crowd raged at the periphery of the … Continue reading MS Dhoni’s new avatar crucial leading up to the 2019 World Cup