Jaideep Ghosh

  • The Midas (do not) touch

    Wicket Thoughts |  Jaideep Ghosh
    OK, so if an IPL player (or BCCI, or ICC) was to be sitting in an aircraft, and notices an ICL player across the aisle,...

  • Howzzat? Who cares?

    Wicket Thoughts |  Jaideep Ghosh
    Gautam Gambhir thinks it's a good thing to be able to challenge umpiring decisions, since matches then won't be lost due to mistakes by the...

  • Anything to declare?

    Wicket Thoughts |  Jaideep Ghosh
    So 50-over cricket is back, and immediately, one is seeing signs that this format may not go last too long unless it sees some changes....

  • Good, bad or ugly, IPL was fun

    Wicket Thoughts |  Jaideep Ghosh
    You know the best thing about the Indian Premier League? Some people actually succeeded in pronouncing Kolkata (as opposed to Kolkotta, Kolkawta, Kawlkata etc. etc.)....

  • ICC, what do you see?

    Wicket Thoughts |  Jaideep Ghosh
    So the International Cricket Council has decided to ask Shah Rukh Khan not to sit with his team. Wow. This one really takes the cake....

  • The merry mix of Mallya’s men

    Wicket Thoughts |  Jaideep Ghosh
    In today's day and time, democracy seems to be the in thing, even when it comes to corporate decisions and responsibilities. Many a corporate honcho...

  • Lou, who?

    Wicket Thoughts |  Jaideep Ghosh
    Lou, who? To enlighten you, this is some chappie called Lou Rowan, who stood in a Test last in 1971, as an umpire, who ...

  • IPL, the Indian Punch Line

    Wicket Thoughts |  Jaideep Ghosh
    What was that, what Winston Churchill said, about the British effort during World War II? "Blood, sweat, toil and tears". Perfect for the Indian Premier...

  • The league of extraordinary gentlemen, & businessmen 18-04-2008 12:09 PM

    Melbourne A Test series whitewash and a Twenty20 loss later, India are back in Melbourne – from where things started getting awfully wrong for the visitors since the Boxing Day Test. Still licking the wounds inflicted by five embarrassing defeats in Australia so far, India will strive for their first...
  • Losing out in a pitched battle

    Wicket Thoughts |  Jaideep Ghosh
    I overestimated the Indian team's batting 'prowess' - I thought they'd last till the 4th day at least. Its coming to close to two ...

  • Sehwag makes history with second triple ton 28-03-2008 05:32 PM

    Hobart: Allrounder Daniel Vettori will be out for up to a month with a hamstring injury, New Zealand Cricket said on Saturday. Scans confirmed Vettori's injury, which he aggravated before the start of Friday's play in the second Hobart Test against Australia, giving left-arm seamer Trent Boult the opportunity to...
  • Simple Symonds, now Humble Hayden

    Wicket Thoughts |  Jaideep Ghosh
    Matthew Hayden is suffering from the worst thing that can happen to a batsman - bad timing. He forgot that there won't be another IPL...

  • Claim to fame is game of the name

    Wicket Thoughts |  Jaideep Ghosh
    Since everyone, all our business magnates and flimstars, is out to ensure a bright future for Indian cricket (while also keep the heating on in...

  • Piercing eyes and deadly hairstyle!

    Wicket Thoughts |  Jaideep Ghosh
    A couple of days ago, I was going through one of the newspaper supplements in the morning, when I came across a list of the...

  • Gambhir is serious stuff

    Wicket Thoughts |  Jaideep Ghosh
    This season seems to be about taking on the young brigade - how the young lot are no patch on the 'seniors', and how India...

  • Fearing the fond farewell

    Wicket Thoughts |  Jaideep Ghosh
    The Australians generate envy, with their pedigree and display as cricketers, but they would really make all go green with the way they retire. ...

  • Why a Sachin ton inspires cricket | Yeh dil maange more 24-01-2008 01:02 PM

    Jaipur: They have jumped to the second spot in the points table with sixth consecutive win but the Royal Challengers Bangalore's stand-in skipper Virat Kohli is not ready to take their place in the IPL play-offs for granted. Top four teams will compete in the play-offs to earn a place...
  • Indianness comes through

    Wicket Thoughts |  Jaideep Ghosh
    Rock bottom has a good side - the only way out is up. This holds true in life and things more important - like cricket....

  • Bravo India! This shows who is stronger | All is fair... 19-01-2008 12:22 PM

    Mumbai: Subramaniam Badrinath slammed his second unbeaten half century of the tournament to power defending champions Chennai Super Kings to a comprehensive eight-wicket win over Pune Warriors in an Indian Premier League match at the D Y Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. Badrinath, who scored a classy 71...