His eight over against Australia at Mohali was inexcusable. Even unpardonable perhaps. To label Ishant Sharma as the worst in the ongoing series vs Australia or the worst in the Indian team though would be equally appalling. Here's why.
Evils like spot and match-fixing have hounded cricket for decades. Surprisingly, it is now that this Board seems to have woken up to the harsh realities. The proposals as set out by interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya are stern but they also make me question why it took so long for these measures to see the light of day.
He may have a long way to go before a more permanent position at the helm of Indian cricket. Virat Kohli though is in cruise-mode on the right track which leads to captaincy.
Three teams came into this tournament with a lot of promise. It is not their defeats but the manner in which they played which left a lot more to be desired from.
Fans of Indian origin in England may or may not have struck a balance between two cultures but when the Indian cricket team takes to the field, it is the Tricolour that trumps the Union Jack.
Define fairplay award? Ok, when you play and you play fair, you get an award. In the current context, perhaps the award was mis-spelt and should have been 'fareplay' award instead. Here's why.
Each year on April 24, fans join cricket pundits in celebrating Sachin's special day. The man himself though, in return, continues to give a reason to most to celebrate cricket every single time he steps out on the field.
There are a couple of ways to approach Australia's 4-Test series in India, starting February 22. None of them conform to the usual.
As calls for doing away with the older generation gathered a thunderous volume, Sehwag became the first to be 'muted.' Many still though believe he can stage a magical return.
They say one every cricket fan must visit The Lord's once in his lifetime. This author feels everybody, regardless of inclination towards sports, ought to behold this panoramic venue.
Asthma and Cricket 1999 by EA Sports for PC brought an end to my playing days. Cable television and sports journalism staged a revival. Following the passion since. Blindly.
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