Sport as a reflection of life

Life, as Oscar Wilde puts it, may imitate art more than art imitates life. But if we pause long enough to look beyond victories and defeats that are so intrinsic to sport, we can see that it is a very strong reflection, rather than imitation, of life itself. There are …

Three men in a float

Talk of clutching at straws and you can visualise a bunch of Indian batsmen who let the team down quite consistently on its recent tour of South Africa. The team was left celebrating the spunk shown by Dinesh Kaarthick when pressed in as opening batsman in the final Test and …

Playing selector for World Cup

India may have lost the Test series in South Africa 1-2 but nearly every one of India‚Äôs fans has already shifted focus on the ICC World Cup beginning on March 13 in the West Indies. The trigger for such a quick shift was the announcement that India would name its …