An incomplete Blue-print

Simply destructive. Try hard as you might sum up Virender Sehwag’s international cricket career in any other manner, this phrase keep springing back. The two words that make up the phrase are the most suitable to describe his approach to batsmanship, striking a strange combination of fear and hope at …

An unfair but exciting challenge

As challenges come, this was patently unfair but one that I was lured to attempt. Outlook Lounge asked me to write brief notes on one cricket from each of the 14 teams taking in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, beginning on February 19. Now, cricket is a team sport and …

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 …