Blind Love for Cricket

Why Indian players are struggling to win during overseas tours? Why Ishant in place of Bhuvi? Why no Rahane in the playing XI? As we keep questioning the Indian team for the loss in the test series against South Africa, let’s take a moment to appreciate the Indian team who defeated Pakistan in the 5th … Continue reading Blind Love for Cricket

The Power of Superstition in Cricket

Quite often we hear this phrase-“To achieve success, one needs to have 50% pain, 5% pleasure, 15% concentration, 20% skill and 10% of luck.” In this fast paced and competitive world, the statement holds true, especially the factor of luck. To get hold of this factor, people need to be confident and to achieve this … Continue reading The Power of Superstition in Cricket

The Ashes gets buried in Australia

Misery for England continues in the Australian soil as they face another Ashes defeat against their rivals. The Englishmen are in the verge of getting whitewashed in the series and the barmy army wouldn't be pleased with the way the things have gone. Let's understand what went wrong for England in the series: Failure from … Continue reading The Ashes gets buried in Australia

A Tribute to the Prince

Somewhere between Virat Kohli's marriage and India's shocking defeat against Sri Lanka, we have crossed Yuvraj Singh's 36th birthday. Born in Punjab, he is the son of a former cricketer Yograj Singh. As a child who was interested in roller skating, he won the national U-14 skating championship. His father threw his medal away and … Continue reading A Tribute to the Prince

The Delhi Situation

Cricket has its unique emotional connect when it comes to stadiums. The 2001 victory against Australia in Eden Gardens, Dhoni's last ball six at the Wankhede, ever cheering English crowd of the Lords or those boring one sided games against Bangladesh in Dhaka forms different perceptions for the fans. Situated at the capital city of … Continue reading The Delhi Situation

A rare contest between bat and ball

It was 2010 and the stage was all set for the legendary spinner Muttiah Muralitharan to finish his test career on a high note; an 18 year-long journey that broke a number of records, witnessing various accolades and criticisms. The venue was Galle International Stadium, which was brutally damaged by 2004 Tsunami. A renovation work … Continue reading A rare contest between bat and ball