Tag: Cricket

Unquestionably…The Master

A double hundred and the record of being the only person to cross 14000 runs in the longer version of the game, during the first innings. An elegant fifty ensuring that India demolishes the Aussies, in the second inning. A record of 49 centuries in test, and that of 46 centuries in the one day

Fall of the Political God…Or is it?

Woke up this morning to read the news flashed by the (good/bad)times of India that the NCP chief Sharad Pawar had been distanced by friends and foes alike. Though he has negated his involvement in the IPL bid, the reports by the times of India claiming his involvement in the bid, through a company owned

Safe “Bet” for India

Events after events are going by in the world of sports. We had that controversy filled IPL, then the T20 world cup. The Roland Garros is on at the moment. And up next is the much awaited FIFA 2010. The enthusiasm around the world is highest during the soccer world cup. Every one is getting

Begin of the Extravagenza!!

Its a week of new starts in the world of sports. And the population on this planet is ready to rejoice. The first event that starts tomorrow is the IPL or the Indian Premier League, the shortest version of  cricket so far. I am not at all a huge fan of this form of the

Salute to the Master

And he has done it again!! Scaling one more peak in his remarkable career, which no other batsmen had ever scaled in history, Sachin Tendulkar, the Master Blaster, broke records after records to set a new record of over 200 hundred runs in a one day international game. Those who have not seen the inning, have

A Winning Formula for Cricket

Though I am not a huge cricket fan, I manage to sit through the entire ordeal sometimes. Such was the day yesterday. I watched the match till India won, and rejoiced!! No now I wake up in the morning, and on the front page of the times of India, it proclaims that the birthday boy

A Milestone Achived…

17000…finally!! And there is no sarcasm in my tone, rather a very deep respect for the man. Though there is not much significance to this figure except the hype created by media, each and every bit of it has been thrilling. Alone, he has held many a war posts in his career. Alone, he has