All posts tagged cricket
Why I Quit Debating
September 11, 2015, Comments Off

Having watched my brother work his socks off year round for years on his way to national roller-skating medals, I have t ...

A Team to Select. A Series to Win.
August 19, 2015, Comments Off

In the coming week, cricket will lose two giants of the game- a captain who fell at the cusp of greatness and a wicketke ...

Using Question With the Wolf or Enforcing Accountability from the BCCI with the Law
June 2, 2013, 3 Comments

[Based on a twitter conversation which I shamelessly butted in into, on @sidvee's suggestion I'm putting down a few thou ...

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Alastair Cook — An Appreciation
December 6, 2012, 1 Comment

Watching Alastair Cook bat can be tiresome and fun in equal measure. Tiresome because his modus operandi—usually—is ...

Save Test Match Cricket
November 13, 2012, 3 Comments

Test match cricket returned this past week after a gap of a little over three months in which we were treated mostly to ...

Basketball’s Quest for Number 2
April 21, 2012, Comments Off

[A guest post by Kaushik Lakshman on why basketball is poised to be the next big sport in India] It is no secret that c ...

The God Who Failed*
March 16, 2012, Comments Off

  I write this not to praise Tendulkar, but to denounce the hundred. 1. It has come in a game India  lost. 2. It ...

Nobody should be bigger than the team, not even Tendulkar.
Defeat and its consequences – India’s tour of Australia, 2011-12
January 16, 2012, 2 Comments

Four years ago, the WACA Ground in Perth was the scene of one of India’s finest test match victories. The loss in the ...

2011: Virat Kohli’s Year
December 31, 2011, 3 Comments

[This is not a year-end review. I am so saturated with Anna Hazare, Lokpal and corruption and 2G, which seemingly are th ...

2011 in Review
December 30, 2011, 2 Comments

It was only in September, when Critical Twenties turned a year old, that I wrote a piece on the year in sport, and in th ...