World Test XI

Ron Reed and Vic Marks have done it. And so has Uncle JRod.

Here is mine.

  1. Sehwag – The innings against South Africa and Poms at Chennai. Enough said.
  2. Smith – Gambhir is unlucky to miss out, but Smith scored more runs, and at crucial times.
  3. Pietersen – The guy can bat.
  4. Tendulkar – I don’t want to explain this one.
  5. Ab – Loads of runs, and with style.
  6. Chanderpaul – I hate to do this. I mean I really hate his tape under his eyes, but he made runs, and buckets of it.
  7. Dhoni – The best keeper batsman in Tests today.
  8. Mendis – Amazing debut against the best players of spin in the game today.
  9. Ishant Sharma – One of the three awesome pace bowlers. His spell to Ponting was one of the best spells of fast bowling in almost a decade. 
  10. Dale Steyn – Look at the number of wickets.
  11. Mitchell Johnson – Very impressive young bowler with a lot of heart and good cricketing sense.

Reserve bowler – Zaheer Khan – again amazing cricketing sense. Reserver batsman – Gautam Gambhir.

Any ideas??

Happy New Year

2008 has been an eventful year to say the least.

It begun with an awesome party at my last place. We have since moved to a nice little place and have had a couple of fun parties there too 🙂

Work was fun. Some friends moved on from Evalueserve to seek a different career path and that forced me to think about my future plans. After a lot of dilly dallying I finally decided to take a plunge at MBA and since then life has been almost exclusively about work and apping. The next month and a half will be very crucial for that and I hope to get some good news.

On the tech front, I learnt a lot more about my DSLR. Did experiment a lot with it. Resulted in a couple of good snaps. Also, Twitter was a big addition to my online profile, and in the last year I updated it approximately twice daily on average. I also posted on this blog more than a hundred times.

Personal life was interesting. Bro came back from the States. Thax came back for a while, only to return. Debo moved to UK for his education. Four very close friends (three couples) have decided to get married before the end of next year. Here’s wishing them and their significant halves best of luck and loads of joy. And I wish one of the couple puts their wedding invite online on Slideshare – it is absolutely the most amazing invite, wedding or otherwise, I have seen in my life – Hats off to both of you!!

What 2009 holds in store for me, but I can’t wait to find out.

Wishing you and your loved ones a Happy, Healthy, Peaceful and Prosperous New Year 🙂