Poor tactics cost India Galle Test

Unfortunately for millions of those who follow Indian cricket, India the top ranked team in the world lost the Galle Test, the first of the three match series.  While winning and losing is part of the game and Indian team cannot be faulted for the...

Sehwags milestone and Sachins miss.

With India reeling at 181 for 5 following on at the end of the fourth day of the First Test Match being played at Galle, Sri Lankans definitely have the upper hand and only a miracle can save India from losing the First Test.  If Indians lose the...

Lankan tail enders give fresh hopes to Murali

The first Test Match of the three match Test Series being played at Gallewhich was heading towards a listless draw at the end of second dyas play thanks to rains has suddenly generated lot of interest and the credit for that should go to Sri Lankan...

Neutral Assessment on Muralidharan

In the last one week the topic of discussion has focused almost entirely around the legendary Muralidharan who would be calling it quits after the end of first test being played at Galle this week.  On expected lines Asian and pro-Asian countries...

Centuries in Tests and ODIS

What is most commonly being talked about these days by the cricketers, cricket boards, players, former players and millions of cricket fans is about the number of one day internationals being played and how easy has it become to scores runs in one...

0-0 draw in Ind SL series

The first test match of the three test series between India and Sri Lanka seems to be heading towards a draw.  With only 68 overs being bowled in the first day and the entire morning session on 2nd day lost due to rains a draw seems inevitable. To...

Should Ricky Ponting Retire?

There was a time in world cricket when Aussie cricketers were known for their selfless play and for putting their country above personal milestones.  Aussie captains were known for declaring innings even when their players were on the verge of...

Sehwag and Dhoni on top of World.

Indian cricket team and its players areon a all time high these days. In team rankings Indians with 124 points are ranked number one in Test Matches and are ranked number three in the world in one day internationals  with 119 points. If a...

Worries for Sri Lanka

The Test series to be played between India and Sri Lanka assumes lot of significance and irrespective of the results, one thing is for sure Sri Lanka will be poorer by the end of this series. With 38 year old Muralidharan calling it quits after...

Advantage for India in India-SL Test Series

All of us are aware that Sri Lanka would be hosting India in a 3 Test Series starting from 18th July to 7th August 2010.  If one were to predict the outcome of the series going by past records Indians are expected to lose the series simply because...

Muttiah Muralitharan

Muttiah Muralitharan, the sri Lankan off spinner announced his retirement today. He is the world leading wickets taker in both one day and test cricket. He has decided to retire after the test match against India which is to be play on July 18th,...

Muralidharan vs Warne.

Muthiah Muralidharan has decided  to retire from Tests after the First Test Match of the upcoming Test Series against India at Galle.  Muralidharan had no other option but to retire considering his the extraordinary workload he had put over two...

Impact of Cricket

In yester years, the people liked sports in much better way because love for a game clearly means playing that game. Now in the changed scenario, sports are associated with glamor as well commercial prospects with them. Cricket is not the most...

Yet another West Indian loss

South Africans won their First Test Match against West Indies played at Port of Spain during 10th to 14th June 2010.  South Africans crushed West Indies by 163 runs with more than a day to spare.  However the credit for South African victory should...

Twin Sporting tragedies

The last week saw twin tragedies in sports of different nature in terms of results.  First it was the turn of Soderling who lost successive French Open title encounter in Mens singles finals after having beaten the defending champion and world...

Tendulkar completes 1000 runs in IPL

Sachin Tendulkar during his brilliant unbeaten knock of 89 for Mumbai Indians against Rajasthan Royals at  Jaipur achieved yet another milestone in his illustrious career when he became the seventh player in the history of Indian Premier to...

Does Yuvraj deserve the axe?

Indian selectors for a change has taken a bold decision to axe Yuvraj Singh who has been one of the batting mainstays for India in recent years.  While selectors need to be complemented for taking taking a bold decision, the big question is if...

Super show by Zimbabve

Contrary to everybody expectations the ongoing tri series between hosts Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka and India proved to be the most interesting series ever. When Zimbabwe won their first match against India everybody knew it was a fluke, but by marching...

South Africa whitewashes Windies 5-0

On expected lines South Africans won the one day series defeating hosts Wests Indies.  South Africans by scrapping through a one wicket win at Port of Spain on 3rd June 2010 completed a 5-0 whitewash of the West Indies.  Whitewashing a team and...

Zimbabve thrashes India

The good news for millions of Indians fans is the fact that Indians are still in reckoning for the title in the ongoing tri series inspite of a shocking  loss to hosts Zimbabwe.  If all the three teams finish their league campaign with 2 wins each...

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