In one of your previous e-mails, you had asked: “… who are the cricketers you thought were the next big thing but whose careers never really took off? And what about vice versa? For instance, after watching Sehwag play just one ball against Shoaib in Chandigarh, I was absolutely convinced that he wouldn’t
Oct 24, 2018 Now that you have mentioned it (and I guess it was only a matter of time), might as well discuss the “proper Mumbai khadoos batsman” that Prithvi Shaw refers to. I know that you have followed Rohit Sharma’s career from his first-class days and have invested a
A team made for the vagaries of a 5-test series hasn’t played one since…A team made for the vagaries of a 5-test series hasn’t played one since…
When I started the email thread on the epic scale of a 5 test series, I did so with some sense of guilt too for I am not sure if a 5-test series is necessarily healthy for cricket at a time when the big three corner the calendar disproportionately to
I am glad I didn’t have to endure jaundice during the 2001 India-Australia series – because that would have meant missing my second year finals in engineering college. But not watching each ball of an epic series is also a blessing. It keeps your interest alive for years to come.