THE contrast could not be more stark. At the very venue they reclaimed the Ashes last summer, the Australians yesterday witnessed the end of their record-equalling 16-Test winning sequence, though not before an enthralling late-innings fightback. [Alex Brown for Sydney Morning Herald] Continue reading
The smiling assassin or the giant killer, Kumble has been India’s best bowler in the past decade. It is time to stand up and salute this great bowler and even greater human being on accomplishing the humongous feat of 600 test wickets. Continue reading
History is written by the Winners. All that the losers can do is whine, grumble and crib. But in spite of all the dubious umpiring decisions and the unsporting behaviour of the Aussies, the rule book will maintain that the Aussies won the Sydney Test. Continue reading
It happens rarely that the vanquished is applauded and the winners get jeered. But this did happen at the Sydney Cricket Ground yesterday. The Indian team would have lost the Test match but can still keep their head high. Continue reading
There are moments as a sportsman, when you feel nothing has gone your way, in spite of giving your best shot. The entire Indian cricket team must be going through precisely these emotions. Continue reading
There are some things in Cricket that you can prepare for, like Brett Lee’s bouncers and Hogg’s wrong ones. And then there are some things for which no preparation what so ever is going to help you- Poor umpiring. Indians were struck by a series of erroneous decisions made by the on and the off field umpires yesterday. Continue reading
After losing the toss, Indian bowlers came back to leave Australia reeling at 134/6 but a late surge from Symonds and Hogg ensured that the Australians not only crossed the 350 run mark but went on to score the 2nd highest total in a day at the SCG.
The Australian cricket team has been the most professional team in cricket. But in a shocking decision taken by the Australian selectors, Michael Clarke was chosen to lead Australia against New Zealand in the upcoming 20-20 match to be held at Perth. Continue reading