THE ASHES

It all started in 1882 when England lost to Australia for the first time on home soil and some English journalists criticised by saying that English cricket has died and a day later, a newspaper named Sporting Times carried mock obituary of English cricket which concluded that: “The body will be cremated and the ashes…

SELECTORS – BEING BRAVE OR BRAIN LESS

India will be going to West Indies next month for a bilateral series and with just 15 months left for the T20 WC, everyone was expecting selectors to take a brave call while selecting the T20 team against WI. Selectors have not picked any new batsman in the side though Manish Pandey and Shreyas Iyer…

England’s journey: from embarrassment to confidence

Cricket was originated in England, in the 18th century it became famous in London. 19th century onwards it started gaining popularity globally. In 1787 Marylebone Cricket Club at Lords was formed. According to de facto cricket is England’s national game. The first-ever test match was played between England and Australia in 1877 and first-ever one…

TEAM INDIA – OVER CONFIDENT OR CHOKERS

AFTER A SPLENDID SHOW IN THE ONGOING WORLD CUP, TEAM INDIA’S CAMPAIGN WAS FINALLY BROUGHT TO A SCREECHING HALT BY THE RUNNERS-UP OF LAST EDITION. CHASING AN EASY TARGET OF 240 RUNS, THE TEAM WHICH HAD THE BEST BATTING LINE UP FAILED MISERABLY AND WITH THIS LOSS INDIA HAS BEEN KNOCKED OUT OF THE WORLD…

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton