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 table to have a cup of strong coffee and even as I was sipping the coffee, the news channel in the TV was back after some advertisements and the subject was Cricket, with a few words from Rohit, who was saying, “We have only overselves to blame.” and in a few seconds, every thing was over, shame, shame, shame!

Author: P U Krishnan

First things first. I am one of those retired chaps who are young at heart. I watch cricket matches and jump for joy when Tendulkar scores yet another century. I read newspapers and books too, though I am not crazy about them. I think I have a mind free from hatred and I owe it to the wonders of nature and music. I scribble something now and then and call myself a writer! Though I have settled in Ooty, a lovely hill station in Tamil Nadu—I must emphasize the fact that I was born and brought up in Tellicherry in North Kerala and studied in the good old Government Brennen College. Of and on, my mind goes back to my ancestral house at Tiruvangad in Tellicherry in front of an ancient Sri Ram temple. I am indebted to this wonderful place which inculcated in me a love for cricket and literature. But all said and done, I am an Indian first.

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