|Posted by Jeevan ॐ Mirthu Gupt on March 27, 2015 at 7:30 AM||comments (0)|
An absolute blinder was required from an India player to pull the semi-final off; that didn’t happen and Australia was the deserving winner
It is always best to be practical and honest. And so it must be mentioned straightaway that while the Indians did wonderfully well in the World Cup, the simple truth is that they didn’t wi...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Jeevan ॐ Mirthu Gupt on March 25, 2015 at 7:35 AM||comments (0)|
Former South Africa captain says ultimately New Zealand was the better team in the semi-final and have been the better team in the tournament thus far....
When it was clear that Australia were about to defeat New Zealand in the 2003 rugby union World Cup semi-final, then Australian scrum-half, George Gregan, was caught on camera mouthing the words &...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Jeevan ॐ Mirthu Gupt on March 18, 2015 at 10:50 AM||comments (0)|
Sri Lanka’s exit brought the curtains down on Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardena’s ODI careers....
Ultimately, obtaining a piece of the silverware was not to be for two of the one-day game’s greatest batsmen, with S...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Jeevan ॐ Mirthu Gupt on November 8, 2014 at 7:30 AM||comments (0)|
Mumbai : In a glittering event at a posh hotel here Wednesday, cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar released his much awaited autobiography "Playing It My Way" among other star cricketers.
Emcee Harsha Bhogle took the packed hall through Tendulkar's life and the evolution of Indian cricket with on-...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Jeevan ॐ Mirthu Gupt on August 23, 2014 at 7:45 AM||comments (0)|
Former India captain Rahul Dravid said the tough decisions taken by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the middle of the England tour were "tough on everyone concerned" and if he had his way he would have waited till the end of the series to change the support staff.
Dravid was a part of the disastrous 2...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Jeevan ॐ Mirthu Gupt on August 18, 2014 at 6:25 PM||comments (0)|
Sri Lankan cricket legend Mahela Jayawardene scored a fine 54 runs in what was his last Test knock at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground here Sunday.
Resuming the fourth day of the second and final Test against Pakistan at 49 not out, the 37-year-old added five more runs before being caught off spinner Saeed Ajmal. The for...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Jeevan ॐ Mirthu Gupt on August 18, 2014 at 1:00 PM||comments (0)|
An infuriated Sunil Gavaskar has blasted the Indian team and said it was high time to for the management to take some tough decisions following the embarrassing 1-3 Test series loss to England.
Gavaskar was upset that the young Indian team was refusing to learn from past mistakes.
"Even t...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Jeevan ॐ Mirthu Gupt on August 17, 2014 at 6:25 AM||comments (0)|
India's campaign in the current series can, without fear of contradiction, be summarised as the tourists losing their way after the second Test, especially after the third.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) need to seriously ponder: why? Was a five-test series beyond the mental and physical faculties of today's Indian cricketers, who are unaccustomed to such an extended contest and could be overburdened in any case by 10 months of engagement in a...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Jeevan ॐ Mirthu Gupt on August 15, 2014 at 1:25 AM||comments (0)|
Mahendra Dhoni's continuance as captain in Tests after next year's World Cup and the retention of Duncan Fletcher as coach after the same event are at stake as India, trailing 1-2 in the series, lock horns with England in the fifth and final cricket Test starting here Friday.
The good news is that Ishant Sharma, who bowled India to victory in the second Test, but was unavailable for selection due to a recurrence of an ankle injury in the two reverses thereafter,...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Jeevan ॐ Mirthu Gupt on August 10, 2014 at 7:35 AM||comments (0)|
Manchester: After India's abysmal defeat in the fourth Test in less than two and a half days - by virtue of which they now trail 1-2 in the series - Indian cricket need sweeping changes.
It is all the more ironical that this should be the case for the Board of Control for Cricket in I...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Jeevan ॐ Mirthu Gupt on July 3, 2014 at 3:05 AM||comments (0)|
Kallis: Ï just knew on that tour (Sri Lanka) that I was done....
Jacques Kallis has announced his retirement from international cricket, across all three formats. The South Africa batsman had quit Tests late last year and decided to call time on his limited-overs career after the recent poor one-day tour of Sri Lanka.
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|Posted by Jeevan ॐ Mirthu Gupt on March 8, 2014 at 8:35 PM||comments (0)|
Dubai : The International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday joined millions of people across the globe in celebrating International Women’s Day.
"International Women’s Day provides an important opportunity to reflect on the progress made in cricket in recent times, and to refocus on the exciting future...Read Full Post »