India Australia Series 2016 – What to expect and what not...

2015, in fact, proved to be a transition year for Indian Cricket as far as Test Cricket is concerned given the change in Captaincy,...

Rahul Dravid- The ‘God’ lesser worshipped

Born a Bengali, my world of cricket was eclipsed by Sourav Ganguly’s debut at Lords. And like most of the fans of this nation,...

Kapil Dev: the Polymath of Indian Cricket

Defining Kapil Dev, the cricketer is the most tedious task for a cricket follower, being the only Indian cricketer who could score 175 of...

Mitchell Johnson – Truly a Once in a Generation Spitfire

Mitchell Johnson is an enigma- A man capable of scaling stratospheric heights as well as sinking into hopeless nadirs. At his venomous best, there...

Virender Sehwag – A one man tribe

Virender Sehwag was in a league of his own. A one man tribe in all respects. Who defied all the grammar and syntax of...

Indian Premier League without CSK and RR: Pragmatism, fervor, and justice

Disclaimer: The author would like to state right at the outset that he is a fan of one of the teams in question here.The...

Happy Birthday Sourav Ganguly

India tour of England, 1996Vikram Rathour was back into the pavilion after scoring 15 runs. Nayan Mongia showed some spirit for his well fought...

Do we love to see our Heroes fall? Is MS Dhoni...

Shakespeare’s ‘uneasy lies the head that wears the crown’, is probably tailor made for the Indian cricket captains. At least in the last couple...

Indian Cricket Team and the death of sportsmanship spirit

At the heart of every Indian lies a reverence for the Indian Cricket Team. They are the biggest unifying factor in a wonderfully diverse...

UEFA Champions League Final and an Ode to Two giants

The entire European football season boils down to this night, The UEFA Champions League Final. A season of blood, sweat and toil would either...

The Tragedienne of Tennis

I am not a huge fan of Women's tennis. Not because I consider them to be a "weaker sex" to play tennis or it...

The three best captains ever

As Dhoni leads our team today to (hopefully) yet another world cup victory, the one question that keeps coming up among cricket-premis is who...