Category: Cricket

Cricket, Facts and Fiction, Humor, In real life, International issues, Issues in India, News: My opinions, People, Philosophy, Politics in India, Religion, World Affairs

Off the back foot, inches off the ground.

Though there is a general impression that Pakistan and India are not in good terms, as could be seen from certain recent developments, the fact is that such things are like family quarrels which would last for a few days and settle down before long. Both the countries are eager to watch cricket matches between …

Cricket, Humor, In real life, Issues in India, Short Stories

From 3-0 to 92 all out!

“Wow!!!” All is well that ends well. If there is a will there is a way. Under Rohit’s captaincy, what else it could be. Why are these guys so happy? Maybe, they would have sent back some top order Indian batsman. A run out? Of course, a run out. I put the newspaper on the …

Cricket, Humor, In real life, Weather

Rain, Shine, Snow, Wind and the Common Man

Nature has to appear in different forms and colors, keeping the people in different parts in good humor or in not-so-happy moods in other parts! The mood of the people in different parts of the world depends on how hot the sun in during summer or how dark and windy the area is during winter …

Cricket, Facts and Fiction, Issues in India, Sports

Will it be cricket cricket all the way yet again!

Cricket continues to be the most favorite game of seven or eight countries. At the top were England and Australia till West Indies became a force to reckon with. Meanwhile, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and South Africa were vying with one another to be one among the top. Wonder kids like Sachin began to appear …

Cricket, Elections, Indian Cinema, News: My opinions, Politics in India

Arise, Awake…

Wither India? Or rather, is India suffering from an overdose of democracy? Maybe, some sadistic news channels are creating such an impression by highlighting the day-to-day demonstrations in and out of assemblies and parliaments with an eye on next elections. On top of these petty quarrels, the fate of India’s most favorite game (cricket) is …

Cricket, Ooty, P U Krishnan, Sports, Television

SACHIN IS SACHIN!

“Oh, a cheeky single…. sachin just managed to cross over before the ball hit the stumps”. Sachin was just four short of his century and there was one over left before stumps. The bus in which we were travelling entered the Mettupalayam bus stand.I hurried to the nearby Teashop to watch those exciting moments. there …