Federer's Historic Frech Open Loss

In every field and more so in sports people create history when they enjoy continued success over a period of time but in the case of Roger Federer there was a glorious exception.  Roger Federer's loss to Robin Soldiering in the quarter finals of...

Cricket is the winner

In my previous article I had mentioned that the ongoing tri series between India, Sri Lanka and hosts Zimbabwe would be the most forgettable series ever to be played considering the fact the tournament involved two depleted teams and Zimbabwe who...

Mediocre tri series

Even before a single ball has been bowled one can safely say that the tri series  hosted by Zimbabwe which will be played from 28th May till 9th June will probably the most forgettable one day series ever played in the last two decades .   To...

Will Englands T20 WC win break barriers

England's historic win in 2010 World Cup exposed a major weakness in international cricket and that is the fact that  how weak are England and other teams in international cricket especially in major tournaments like World Cup where there is a...

Historic T20 World Cup win for England.

Cricket fans should thank West Indies for having provided them with two of the greatest moments in the history of cricket.  On 25th June 1983 at Lords in England, the defeat of undisptued champions and world beating West Indian team to unheralded...

Why 20-20 match better than 50 over match?

Why 20-20 match better than 50 over match? T-20 match better than the 50 over matches because two innings in the t20 are easy to 50 over match. In T-20 matches we check betting capability of any batsman. T-20 is more enjoyable than the one day...

Contenders for T20 World Cup?

Among the 8 teams who have made it to the Super 8 stages of the ongoing T20 World Cup South Africa, New Zealand and England carry a dubious record of being among  the only Test team nations (barring Bangladesh and Zimbabwe) never to have won a...

Records of Gayle, Mccullum and Jaywardene

Chris Gayle, Brendon Mculum and Mahela Jayawardene are the proud owners of a extra ordinary batting record which even the great Sachin Tendulkar cannot boast of.  The trio of Gayle, Mccullum and Jayawardene have a combined 80 international...

Raina......The Man Of The Future For India

It wasn't the first time that this man Suresh Raina, though a young man aged 23, has shown that he is going to be one of the brightest stars of Indian cricketing future. But this time it was even better a proof with this young lad showing his class...

Predicatable T20 World Cup

On expected lines there was hardly any excitement in T20 World Cup as far as results were concerned.  The teams who were accommodated merely to increase the numbers hardly put up any resistance.  Bangladesh, Zimbabwe and Afghanistan lost both the...

M S Dhoni lucky for his batting partners.

Indian skipper M S Dhoni is without a shadow of doubt India's most successful captain in all formats of the game.  It is also no secret that Dhoni has been known for his luck as captain as whatever he has tried in his stint as captain has turned...

IPL vs T20 World Cup

Suresh Raina created history by scoring a century on 2nd May 2010 at in Indias league match against South Africa at St. Lucia.  Suresh Rainas century was the first by an Indian in T20 internationals, and only the third ever in T20 internationals...

IPL 2010 Highs and Lows

Adam Gilchrist became the first cricketer in the history of Indian Premier League to score 1000 career runs.  While it is no surprise for millions who follow cricket to see the Australian superstar achieve the milestone first, it should have been a...

Pathan brothers flop in IPL 2010

The third edition of Indian Premier which concluded on 25th April 2010 proved to be a huge disappointment for two brothers who represented India in the shorter formats of the game.  While the brothers dished out disappointing performances match...

Money vs. cricket(IPL)

Money vs. cricket(IPL) IPL is a game for sake of money only. The team titles signify nothing but a mean to attract spectators and bidders. If IPL is truly Indian players should have represented it. But it is not the case. It is just money and not...

Mumbai Indians are Champion Indians

Millions of viewers who were following Indian Premier League 2010 knew that only one thing stood between Sachin Tendulkar and the DLF IPL Trophy at Mumbai on 25th April 2010.   What stood in between SachinTendulkar and the trophy was not the...

Is cricket killing the future of other games?

Is cricket killing the future of other games? Is cricket killing the future of other games in India. It is not the cricket which is killing other games but the money, glamour etc in it which is attracting a lot of peoples at a younger age. Its...

Will Kumble drop Kallis?

The match between Deccan Chargers and Royal Challengers Bangalore being played at Mumbai on 24th April 2010 is almost as important as the final to be played the next day.  While there is a trophy at stake in the final, the comforting though for...

IPL benefits

IPL benefits Competition is increased so player have to proof their best. New technology coming like that mongoose bat. Good for advertisement companies. Benefiting those cricketers who are not given options in international cricket To play in...

Sachin vs Kallis for POS

Jacque Kallis extra ordinary run with the bat in the initial stages of tournament almost confirmed him as player of the series.  The fact that he gives utility to the team as a bowler was a further morale booster and any wickets picked up by him or...

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