Euro diaries

Travel, fall in love, and never come back. How simple would life have been had reality been as uncomplicated as this axiom. However, after a journey which was, in reality, curtailed to just the first two fragments of the order, a part of you does stay behind in absolute denial to returning. And a hope … Continue reading Euro diaries


Rise of the Indian colts

My interview with India's young chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav in today's Lokmat Times. Text: For the demeanour of a little man, 19-year-old Kuldeep Yadav possesses the head of a rather mature cricketer. Yadav had caught the eyes of the critics after his impressive show at the recent Under-19 World Cup, which comprised of a hat-trick … Continue reading Rise of the Indian colts

India’s Road to WC 2015 post the NZ disaster

Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Christchurch, Canberra, Dunedin, Hamilton, Hobart, Melbourne, Napier, Nelson, Perth, Sydney, Wellington. For those who are wondering about this long index of venues, it is the list of grounds where all the ICC World Cup 2015 ties will be hosted. The reason behind bringing up these names is that India has been thoroughly … Continue reading India’s Road to WC 2015 post the NZ disaster

Fail. Fail Better. Repeat. Succeed.

Stan's much deserved revenge vs Nole.  What awaits the Swiss after success at the first major of the year.  It was 1.41am in Australia when the defending champion swept a cross-court backhand past his opponent at Rod Laver Arena. Moments later, an enraptured Novak Djokovic was ripping his T-Shirt apart after a grueling 5-set victory … Continue reading Fail. Fail Better. Repeat. Succeed.

Nagpur Test: David’s Army, and the Need for Goliath’s Resurrection

England's Tour of India 2012-13 Nagpur Test Result: Match Drawn India lose 4-match series 2-1 It was a dream come true for a Test cricket fan like me to witness one LIVE in the wonderfully constructed Vidarbha Cricket Association stadium in Nagpur, but unfortunate as it may be deemed, India succumbed to the first home series loss … Continue reading Nagpur Test: David’s Army, and the Need for Goliath’s Resurrection