… once again!! A long long time ago, test cricket became boring. Not because of the run rates or the draws. But because one team beat everyone else, every God damn time. And then as it happens with everything else, the winds of change started blowing. McGrath, Warne, Langer and Gilchrist retired. About a year […]
There are millions out there who want to believe in God, and profess their love for the religion. However, they have always looked for excuses to not profess their love and faith. The ghosts of 1999 will, hopefully, finally be buried. Yesterday, the God removed that final hurdle. Now those disbelievers will have no more […]
I was born and raised in the football crazy state of West Bengal. Until Dada happened that is. I remember how downcast people looked when Maradona had to pull out of the ’94 World Cup. But then in the summer of ’96 this man exploded on the scene of Indian cricket with two consecutive centuries […]
… you will be sorely missed. In today’s cricket, seldom are there moments when the game becomes larger than life. The one below was the one for me. There is a lump in my throat and my eyes moist as I write this.
Deadlines waiting to be met. Essays waiting to be tackled. Forms waiting to be filled. Meanwhile, I am here, blogging. “Why the f*%k?” one might ask. Because I am stuck at office for some call which wouldn’t get over before some time. The past couple of weeks have been overwhelming. I have acted crazily at […]