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Virender Sehwag on his way to 195 against Australia at the MCG. Picture courtesy Reuters

Virender Sehwag: A simple yet difficult to understand phenomenon

Tweet  “You just react to the ball. If the ball is there to be hit, you just hit it. Don’t worry that this is a Test or one-dayer or T20. You just hit it. Because it’s your routine. You are not worried about ‘what if I get out’. You are not worried about a four […]

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The six that reincarnated hope

Tweet  Just ten days of cricket, and maybe less, are left for him and that’s it. It hasn’t sunk in and I doubt it ever will, either for himself or his adoring fans. The mere thought that one of the greatest cricketers the world has ever produced will never don the venerated Indian jersey, instills […]

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#masterblaster – A lovely gesture from Sahara Force India!

Tweet  The mind is emotionally drained. It’s still numb and why not? It’s insatiable and addicted when it comes to Sachin Tendulkar. It’s hard to come to terms that we won’t ever see him play in the venerated Indian jersey again. The childhood is officially over and with trillions of tributes flowing in, you don’t […]

Ian Bell century at Durham

Ashes: Ian Bell the difference between the two sides

Tweet  Before the start of the Ashes, Australia were peppered with terms like Omnishambles and Oznishambles more often than Shane Watson walks off after reviewing a leg before.  The coach was sacked, punches were thrown around, the skipper stepped down as selector and predictions of a 10-0 mauling flew around.

Well bowled Ajit!

Well Bowled Ajit!

Tweet  “Jab tak balla chal raha ha thaat hai, jab balla nahi chalega to…..” (As long as you are performing you are king, the day your performance declines you’re forgotten). These are the words uttered by an emotional Yuvraj Singh in a TV advert signifying the importance of consistency and the challenges of being a […]