Tag: Cricket

Azharuddin unplugged

Mohammed Azharuddin and I grew up in the same locality – his home was but a minute’s walk away from mine – and went to the same school where he was my younger brother’s classmate. And our careers – his…

India has positives to take from T20 losses

Two close contests in the T20 format and two successive defeats for Team India at the start of its tour of New Zealand. Yet, unlike many others, I don’t believe the team’s morale will have taken a body blow as…

We-are-like-this-only approach comes a cropper

There is simple, yet chilling, message that the first T20 international at Christchurh held out for the ‘Rock Stars from India’: spend time at the middle, getting used to the pace and bounce before you launch into ambitious strokes. Indeed,…