Now, Murali ends up with an egg missile

The controversies never seem to end 😉 Am betting for more action off the field during this tri-nation tournament. Australian fans showed no let up in their hostility towards Muttiah Muralitharan and a group of fans threw an egg on the Sri Lankan spin wizard’s face in Hobart. “An egg was thrown at Muralitharan and…

Why India tired of being little brother

Harsha Bhogle has his take on the Symonds – Harbhajan saga here. I have no comments on this issue any more. Am just waiting for the matches to start again, so that there is something positive to talk about. +++

Gilchrist prefers to walk on his terms

“When I dropped that Laxman edge off Lee, I realised that I hadn’t moved as well, I was slow and after 10-15 minutes and I realised, that’s it,” said Gilchrist in his first press conference since announcing retirement on the third day of the Adelaide Test. “The missed catches of the series were bugging me….

Vintage Sachin @ Adelaide

The backfoot punches, straight drives and the sixes dancing down the track were back as we were treated to a vintage Sachin Tendulkar unbeaten century. This could very possibly be the last trip to Australia by Sachin and the Adelaide crowd realises it. The master was given the ovation that he deserved. Ah, its indeed…

Ricky Ponting’s conversation with his dad

Got this in mail from a friend. Enjoy. Dad: Ricky, Ricky Ricky: Yes Papa Dad: Eating sugar? Ricky: No Papa Dad: Telling lies? Ricky: No Papa Dad: Open your mouth Ricky: If you are questioning my integrity, then probably you shouldn’t be sitting here. +++

India stop the Aussie juggernaut again

In 2001, chasing a record 17th consecutive test win, Australia were stopped dead in their tracks by India at the Salt lake stadium, Kolkata. VVS Laxman played the innings of his life with a blistering 281. Cut to 2008, India do it again. This time the venue (Perth) was supposed to be the graveyard of…

India Business Updates

India Inc’s M&A bill crosses $50 billion in 07 Merger and acquisitions are set to become one of the most important trends of 2007 for India Inc, with the total deal value crossing 50-billion dollar mark with one more month still to go. According to data compiled by international consultancy major Grant Thornton, India Inc…

Very Very Special Laxman

After being forced to follow on, VVS Laxman played the match of his life hitting 281 against a mighty Aussie attack (Warne, McGrath, Gillespie) at the Salt Lake Stadium at Kolkata. For only the 3rd time in history, a team forced to follow-on (India) went on to win the test match and equal the series….

What iam reading now – The Barefoot Investor by Scott Pape

Read good reviews of this book in some website and so went ahead and picked up the book from the library. Have finished almost half the book (such a speed is quite rare for me). One thing that i realised while reading this book is that without even having read this book, i do follow…


India proves that the Twenty20 World Cup win was no flash in the pan by bludgeoning the reigning 50 over world champions Australia. Whooopppiiieeeee.. Now, will someone please tie up Andrew Symonds to a chair and show him more celebrations and Indian cricketers doing ads 😉 All pictures courtesy: Cricinfo +++

The world shows the ‘middle finger’ to China

The Dalai Lama visiting Steve Irwin’s family in Australia First it was Australia, then Germany and now the USA. Each and every country is looking at the Chinese protest against hosting the Buddhist spiritual leader Dalai Lama as nothing but a case of a ‘barking dog’. Now, the US has even presented the Dalai Lama…

Racism in Cricket? Read the damning Aussie report

The noise coming out of the Australian cricket camp over its star Andrew Symonds being taunted by “monkey chants” during last week’s one-day international in Vadodara seems a bit over the top—when you consider the startling contents of an Australian government backed report that was released today. Racial abuse is prevalent across the sporting world…