Can can cricket

The heart stills thumps with excitement and the mind lingers in magic. You continue to hear echoes of the roar that went up when S. Sreesanth made the final touch to the cricket ball, for the second time in two matches against Pakistan, in the ICC World Twenty20 tournament. In …

Grace Endures

Mahendra Singh Dhoni may have said he loves to live in the present but he has also seen the future. “T20 cricket will catch up in India,” the Indian captain gushed after his team won the the ICC World Twenty20 crown. “People in India love sixes and fours…the excitement of …

India’s band of merry men

Mahendra Singh Dhoni: Led from the front with the composure of a seasoned skipper and the open-mindedness of a freshman. Played three solid innings, wisely focusing on preserving his wicket rather than play shockrooper. Thus, despite his timing deserting him, managed to help team skewer the Aussie bowling for 128 …

Keeper of hits: Dhoni

Mohinder Amarnath and Anil Kumble, cricketing giants in their own right, have had the privilege of leading the Indian team in but one one-day international each. And the evidence is there for all to see that it’s a job that does no good to your hairline. Yet there must be …