I Still Believe!!

16 06 2009


Wise people tell one should never talk or write after something disappointing (just) happens……really????  guess not….I’m just late.  BUT I am glad its over not because India has not made it into the semis, not because they didn’t deserve to move to the next round. I am glad its over because, while it might occur now and in the next few days, the outcry from an irresponsible media and associated mediocrities will die down. We would have  been subject to some pathetic analysis and over-analysis from all and sundry every game India played further in the tournament if they beat England today. I am glad we will not be subject to that anymore. Read the rest of this entry »


The ICC world T20 championship

4 06 2009


With IPL-2 now over, we can now turn our attention to The ICC World T20 Championship. It starts on 5 June in England with a match at Lords’ between England and The Netherlands. Read the rest of this entry »

Random thoughts on IPL final stages……

18 05 2009


According to Dhoni, we witnessed some of the worst bowling in the IPL as the Super Kings lost to the Knight Riders. Seriously, Kolkata actually won! Read the rest of this entry »

IPL breeding local talent????

23 04 2009


At a recent meeting I went to one of my co-workers ( an Aussie) asked to comment on why the IPL could not be thrown wide open to have teams full of international players (if need be)! Read the rest of this entry »

The Safari (IPL) Preview

15 04 2009


The second edition of the IPL will now be played in South Africa. Matches will commence at odd times in South Africa to coincide with peak TV audience times in India! Eight teams and all their hangers-on will now be based in various cities around South Africa. Read the rest of this entry »

Sachin’s best test knock….

8 04 2009

Topspinz readers have voted Sachin Tendulkar’s 114 vs Australia as his best test century till date. Here’s a brief  report…for those who dont know…… Read the rest of this entry »

Thoughts on India- NZ series : A missed ‘tipping point’

7 04 2009

Dhoni with the series trophy

On 15 August 2007, Team India’s 2007 series in England had just concluded. Rahul Dravid was then captain of Team India — a team that had no coach and a genial geriatric Read the rest of this entry »