I was expecting a reference to the white flag of surrender at successive away test series, but I never noticed the white dress Dhoni wore in his playing days.
Like a lot of other cricket fans, I too followed the sad unravelling of the Indian team’s fortunes in the second test against Australia at Sydney last night. In the rush of justified condemnation against the umpiring standards in this test, it would be remiss not to comment on our brittle and unpredictable cricket.
Sadly, The Guardian has started believing its own hype about English cricket. As I mentioned in my previous post, their media sledging continues to surprise me. In his comments on the first day of the second test at Nottingham, David Hopps takes an unkind dig at the Indian teams travel habits: “That India’s pace-bowling trio could
Sourav Ganguly taking off his Blue India shirt at Lords after India won the NatWest Trophy in 2002 seems to have so enraged a whole generation of some English cricket-writers it may as well have been a sweaty red shirt waved to a (John) Bull. I found Lawrence Booth & Mike Selvey of The Guardian to be
Nothing like India touring England to get me back to my cricket loving best. The greenest of grounds, general halla bol among the overwhelming Karan Johar-watching Bhangra-dancing desi crowd, & a team that I love to see ground to dust. It is also Sourav Ganguly’s last series in England. Back in June 1996 when