CRICKETING CONTROVERSIES

  • India in Australia: No love lost in this modern-day rivalry December 8, 2014

    There is no love lost when it is India vs Australia. On-field animosity goes up a few notches, exchange of words is never pleasant, heated moments are way too regular and sarcasm from close-in fielders is at its best to make the Australian summer more scorching. It's not just the...
  • The Last Word: Does focus on rape laws, gay rights, AAP show 2013 as a year of people's power? December 24, 2013

    The year 2013 has seen a rise in people's participation in various issues ranging from strong rape laws to the recent protest against the Supreme Court order on Section 377. The year also witnessed the infamous IPL spot fixing scandal. People's anger against the government even led to the emergence...
  • Bhajji has learnt lesson; he will behave: Modi April 29, 2008

    New Delhi: Offspinner Harbhajan Singh was on Monday banned for 11 Indian Premier League (IPL) matches and fined 100 per cent of his last match fee for slapping his fellow Team India player Sreesanth. Harbhajan, standin captain for Mumbai Indians, was found guilty of slapping Kings XI Punjab pacer Sreesanth after...