The other day my cricket team was discussing whether there was any one person who had definitively influenced the game of cricket. If you have ever met me or have read this blog, you already know my answer. It was Sachin Tendulkar. Why, they asked? “Sachin Tendulkar made cricket what it is today”, I answered. The answer got me […]
With the World Twenty20 fast approaching, we thought it was be nice to do a short series on our favourite moments from the WorldT20s so far. #1 The bowl-out, India v Pakistan (2007, Durban) Kingsmead, Durban. Traditional rivals India and Pakistan go head-to-head. With Pakistan having qualified for the super-eights, India have more to lose […]
A short tribute to the greatest opening batsman of our times, Virender Sehwag.
Been back in India for about a week. Came upon this scene while walking around my house in Gurgaon. A dusty patch of land surrounded by overgrown weeds. Within minutes, a cricket match (the Thums Up Trophy?) commenced. Naturally, I could not resist and asked to join in. The players were happy to oblige. I […]
So…it’s nostalgia time again. Sachin Tendulkar may have retired from all forms of the game but the legend lives on through his fans. This list below is my pick for Tendulkar’s most memorable test match centuries (in descending order of awesomeness). [Note: The list below only include matches that I have watched so before you throw your hands up, […]