Tag: New Zealand

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…

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,…