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.
Who would have thought vote bank politics was also good for the game, eh?Who would have thought vote bank politics was also good for the game, eh?
I suppose this is the first time I hear someone happily recounting a bout of jaundice. Well, you couldn’t have timed it better….or could you have? How about 2001? As an aside, is the ’01 India-Australia series one of the rare exceptions of an absolute epic for the ages without
I am glad India didn’t play too many 5-Test series in the ’90sI am glad India didn’t play too many 5-Test series in the ’90s
Hey Mahesh The 2005 Ashes is mostly responsible for me feeling let down every time a five-Test series turns lop-sided. I felt so sad the day that series finished – not because England won, which, like most England wins in any sport, was cause for irritation – but because a
There is something about adding the definitive 5th match….There is something about adding the definitive 5th match….
Dear Sidvee, I thoroughly enjoyed the India-England series despite the rather skewed scoreline at the end of it. There is something about adding the definitive 5th match that gives an epic scale to a Test series. I have this strange feeling of going into unfamiliar territory in following a Test