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DSports, Cricbuzz and Dream11 throw out Pakistan Super League (PSL) Coverage #PulwamaAttack
Pakistan Super League (PSL) is a beggar’s (poor man is richer) version of Indian Cricket League (IPL). While PSL’s media rights went for $36 million to Blitz Advertising and Techfront in December 2018; IPL’s media rights were sold for INR 16,347 crores ($2.3 Billion)! However, for a nation almost in... Read more
Rishabh Pant and Jadeja twist knife into Australia after onslaught of Pujara
Rishabh Pant is just 21.  He already has the most dismissals by an Indian wicketkeeper in a match (11 dismissals in 1st test match against Australia) and in the series (still counting!).  And, he is the first Indian wicketkeeper to score a century in Australia.  Not just any century... Read more
Cheteshwar Pujara is the new Rock, Scores yet another century!
After Rahul Dravid, India needed a backbone that could stand as a wall, no matter what the power of the storm.  Cheteshwar Pujara is now performing that role. Batting is like meditation Cheteshwar Pujara in Melbourne test, 2018-19 His form has been sublime and he is enjoying his game,... Read more
Was the ball bowled by Ravindra Jadeja ball to Michael Clarke in 2nd Inning of Hyderabad Test, the “Ball of the Century”?  It surely set India to register one of  the biggest wins over the Aussies in history.  But would you consider it so great? Personally I would hold two... Read more
The first test between Indian and Australia recently saw a superlative batting performance from Mahendra Singh Dhoni, when many had written him off.  And when he started hitting, he really hit them hard.  What a performance that was. The Australian media seems to be hit bad after the massacre... Read more
This is amazing nonsense from the Indian Government!  The Government now says that it doesn’t have money to send the team to Malaysia for the Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament.  It is a 5 time champion at the tournament.  The budget for Hockey by the Government is Rs 10 crores... Read more
Its a great story told by the absolutely hilarious and profound Navjot Sidhu about how 16 year old Sachin Tendulkar inspired him to withstand the fast bowling of perhaps the best fast bowling attack in modern cricket – Imran Khan, Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis.  Sachin’s exemplary courage and... Read more
Hockey India League is a professional league for field hockey competition in India. It is organised by Hockey India. Each HIL franchise has 24 players which include 10 foreign and 14 Indian players.   The players were acquired in an auction which was held on 16 December. A total of 246 players were... Read more
Here is an amazing story of success that all of us can learn from.  It comes from one of the most amazing athlete that ran in the Olympics. 1960 Summer Olympics Abebe Bikila was added to the Ethiopian Olympic team only at the last moment, as the plane to... Read more
Yahoo India’s Person of the Year 2012 is the Indian boxer – Mary Kom!  In a year which ends with Gangrape of a girl making headlines, Mary Kom, set the direction for women in India by winning Olympic glory.  This is what Yahoo says about this 5 time World... Read more
If soccer is going to be the next craze, then it will really improve the Indian sports scene.  And with such schools entering India to mentor and prepare Indian player, such a possibility could be there in future. FCBescola, the school that taught the likes of Lionel Messi, Andres... Read more
Kevin Pietersen wants to add the India win on his arm tattoo. Does 2012 deserve a spot on my arm? Ashes 05, 09, 10/11 & World T20 on already.. Winning in India surely does guys???? twitter.com/kevinpp24/stat… — Kevin Pietersen (@kevinpp24) December 19, 2012     Read more
This is the rare video of the race that Milkha Singh is remembered for.  Although he came 4th, but he set fire to the imaginations of many Indians and instilled pride on the field of athletics. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, the director of “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” says it very well.... Read more
“When Sachin Tendulkar travelled to Pakistan to face one of the finest bowling attacks ever assembled in cricket, Michael Schumacher was yet to race a F1 car, Lance Armstrong had never been to the Tour de France, Diego Maradona was still the captain of a world champion Argentina team,... Read more
Indian sports men and women have performed some pretty incredible feats at times.  In my experience, this was one win that left me teary eyed.  It was the Commonwealth Games in 2010 in New Delhi.  The event 4×400 women’s final.  Indian quartet had no record holder, while others like... Read more
Given how the Indian team capitulated to the spin bowling of Monty Panesar and Graeme Swann, despite being dubbed as the team best equipped to play spin, it is not easy to remember some really remarkable feats by Indian players.  But there is one incident that stands out in... Read more

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