Simply Sehwag

He has showcased his destructive prowess with the cricket bat around the world, caning bowling attacks instinctively and relentlessly. Bowlers and captain of all opposing teams dread the idea of watching him bat two sessions. Yet, even more than his attacking skills with the cricket bat, the single biggest trait …

Sehwag combines savagery with aesthetics

Virender Sehwag mersmerised us all one more time with his range of strokeplay, toying with the New Zealand attack as well as M/s Duckworth and Lewis in the fourth one-day international game in Hamilton on Wednesday. He made batting look so simple; and the hapless New Zealand bowlers pedestrian as …

Raina holds his own amid towering batsmen

It was a veritable feast, watching, listening and tracking the Indian batting might demolish the hapless New Zealand attack in Christchurch on Sunday. Sachin Tendulkar, closing in on his 36th birthday, enjoyed himself as he scored another big hundred, Yuvraj Singh and skipper Mahender Singh Dhoni picked up half-centuries. For …

Damn Black Tuesday

Damn Black Tuesday. It has been 37 years since there has been a terrorist attack on ambassadors of sports and I have been stunned out of my belief that terrorists would not target sportspersons. I have advocated that when I have been asked if it is safe for cricket teams …

Modi should set example and step down

Lalit Modi may have been unseated as Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) President by Sanjay Dixit but if you expect him to show propriety and political correctness and quit his positions as Board of Control for Cricket in India Vice-President and the more glamorous Indian Premier League Commissioner you can have …