ICC Rules and Punishments

It came as no surprise when television channels yesterday showed audiotapes in which Suraj Randiv was reminded by his skipper that Sehwag needed only a run for his century.  Having known Sangakkara's past record of unsporting behaviour and having...

Sangakkara does it again

The one day international match played between India and Sri Lanka at Dambulla on 16th August 2010, will be remembered for many years more for the controversy it generated in denying Sehwag a well deserved hundred than for India winning the...

Ganteaume bigger than Bradman

Suresh Raina by scoring a century for India on debut created history when he became the first Indian to score a century in all the three formats of the game i.e. One dayers, T20 and Test Matches. Suresh Raina who made his debut for India in Test...

The Wall is Crumbling

While the focus for Indian fans has shifted from test series to the triangular one day series, what many would have forgotten is the form of Rahul Dravidin the test series.  Rahul Dravid Dravid  often very reliable in the past, scored just 95 runs...

Youngistan crash to 200 run defeat.

Indias 200 run loss to New Zealand at Dambulla on 10th August 2010 in the ongoing tri series has to be considered as one of the most humiliating defeats ever in the history of one day internationals.  From a statistical point of view the loss...

Men of the Series

The recently concluded Test Series between India and Sri Lanka which ended in a 1-1 tie, a result more in India's favour was crafted by three of India's finest batsman and a debutant. Sachin Tendulkar:- Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar yet again...

Very Very Special Innings from Laxman

India's win on the fifth day of the third test of the 3 match series which concluded on 7thAugust 2010 was nothing short of a miracle.  To begin with India had already lost 3 wickets before the start of fifth days play of which two were crucial...

Lanka on course for 2-0 series win

India now is on the verge of losing the series 0-2 to Sri Lanka and it would be a big setback for millions of Indian fans who had nurtured hopes of an Indian win in the third test so as to force a tie in the three test series.  If India loses the...

Indians take lead, but advantage with Lanka

There are many who would believe Indians had a good third day in the third test of the 3 match series having taken a 11 run lead but one were to look at it differently Indians actually had a bad day and a very bad day at that.  India began the...

Sanath Jayasurya - My Favourite Cricketer Ever!

Sanath jayasurya! The ever youngerst player of all time cricket. He is now 41, and playing like a 20 year old. He is the best alrounder of one day cricket that cricket has ever had.He is the great legend for Sri Lanka. I cant imagine Sri Lanka team...

Momentum with India after Day2

Indians for the first time in the series find itself in a somewhat dominant position.  Though Indians made a mammoth 707 in the second test, the impact t they had on the second day of the third test is much more because here India finds itself in a...

Indians on backfoot in Third Test

Team India's pursuit of a win in the third test to square the 3 match series has been pushed on to the back foot once again by destiny in the form of Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara winning the toss yet again and opting to bat first.  Bowlers as...

Overaggressive approach could backfire.

India and Sri Lanka would be playing the final test of the three match test series at PSS Colombo today.  While the test gains significance for Sachin Tendulkar and millions who adore the master blaster for giving historic moments during a extra...

Sachin Tendulkar vs Legends

With Sachin Tendulkar on an overdrive in the last couple of years reeling centuries in Test Cricket no wonder media, millions of his fans, former greats of the game have been eagerly waiting for Sachin to complete a century of centuries in...

Murali vs Bedi

When the first Test Match of the 3 Test Series between India and Sri Lanka was played at Galle, Indian spin legend had called on the ICC to ban the doosra after Muralitharan's retirement as according to him there is no way a doosra can be bowled...

Sachins match saving double century

There was a time when critics questioned Sachin's greatness saying that he has failed to deliver whenever India needed him the most.  The argument against Sachin was that he failed to take India past the finishing line when the team was on course...

Sachin Ton Dulkars 48th Test Century

 The third days play of the second test being played at Colombo was a day of landmarks and one which brought mixed fortunes for two of Indias premier batsmen in the longer version of the game. While Sehwag was unfortunate to miss out on a century...

Indias fortunes rest on Super Sehwag

  At the end of second days play at Colombo one thing is 100% confirmed that Sri Lanka cannot lose the Test after amassing a monumental 642 for 4 in their first innings.  Sri Lankas huge first innings total in the second test also secures the...

Luck and bowlers let down Dhoni at Colombo

In general Indian team is known to be unlucky in world cricket as far as results are concerned as many things are concerned much in the same vein people talk about the famous luck Pakistan have enjoyed over the years.  Firstly whenever Indians have...

Muralitharan vs Don

Indian media has been on the overdrive ever since he decided to call it quits after the Galle Test, the first match of the three match series between India and Sri Lanka.  According to media Mural is feat of 800 wickets will never ever be surpassed...

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