Thursday Mar 21, 2013
Indian Team has been an absolute winner against a struggling Australia. They deserve all the accolades for their outstanding performances during the series after what has been a tumultuous period for them over the last 18 months or so. While it is true that the quality and spirit of the current Aussie team is not what one expected, it will be unfair on the Indian team to discount the significance of the Test wins.
It will be important to remember that you cannot choose your opponents and hence their quality. Even the aura that the Australian team commanded in the Steve Waugh era or in the earlier days of the Ricky Ponting era, when they were notching up record-breaking consecutive Test wins, was not always necessarily against top-quality opponents.
Thursday Mar 14, 2013
Post my retirement from first-cricket, I have been a regular visitor to cricket grounds across Mumbai to drop or pick up my son who has just started playing school cricket. It has also provided me an excellent opportunity to bump into cricketing colleagues with whom I had played cricket in my formative years.
After initial pleasantries, the conversation usually revolves around the present day state of cricket and the issues that could either help the game going forward or of issues that might be detrimental to amount of young talent that our country possesses.
Tuesday Jan 08, 2013
It was indeed a difficult decision to announce my retirement from first-class cricket, which I did a few days ago. It's too early to assess
Saturday Nov 24, 2012
At the end of round three of the Ranji Trophy more than 40 centuries have been scored in around 35 first-class games. There were certain
Tuesday Oct 30, 2012
The Railways team which is used to starting its cricket season on placid tracks of Karnail Singh stadium in front of hardly any spectators is
Sunday Oct 07, 2012
Last season the home ground of the Indian Railways cricket team, the Karnail Singh Stadium, was banned for a period from staging a first-class match
Saturday Sep 22, 2012
It is a usual phenomenon for a professional cricketer to enter a rough patch or poor form. The recent failures of Gautam Gambhir in Test
Thursday Sep 13, 2012
It is beyond doubt that today cricket is the most widely played sport in India. More and more young children are getting attracted towards playing