Monday, May 22, 2017
Forty years ago this week came the sensational announcement that changed cricket forever. The sport underwent a metamorphosis and the stage was set for cricket of the future.
The genteel English summer sport steeped in traditional .. Read More
With a third of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour season over it is clear that despite a strong challenge from younger players the ‘Big Four’ are not yet ready to surrender their top positions. On the contrary Roger Fe... Read More
A sweet victory on the court but unsavoury incidents off it. That just about sums up the events of the past week as far as Indian tennis concerned. And while the victory over Uzbekistan at Bangalore with a basically young team was welcome the open... Read More
What a grandstand finish to the most successful season that any Indian cricket team has enjoyed! It certainly is as far as Tests are concerned for I am sure that even the most knowledgeable critic who knows his history well will not be able to com... Read More
Mind ganes are very much part and parcel of an India-Australia series. For long now it has ceased to be just a contest of skill on the field.
Given the high stakes involved between two intensely professional and evenly matched si... Read More
As expected the ongoing India-Australia Test series has seen some high class cricket as befitting a contest involving the two top rated teams.in the ICC rankings. And also quite predictably there has been a lot of tension generated by the unaccept... Read More
Can India turn the tables on Australia in the second Test? Can they reverse the severe setback suffered at Pune into a victory that will square the four-Test series? It will not be easy but the Indians will do well to take inspiration from the occ... Read More
There are so many factors against the Australian team that even their most die-hard fans would agree that the visitors face an arduous task during their four Test series against India starting at Pune on Thursday.
For starters it i... Read More
All the praise for Ravichandran Ashwin’s bowling – perfectly understandable given his feats and the impressive stats associated with his name - should not camouflage the fact that he has emerged as the best Indian all rounder since Kap... Read More
Despite Bangladesh’s improved performance of late – highlighted by their victory over England about three months ago – it should not be difficult for India to get the better of their neighbours who are set to play their first-eve... Read More