Feedback is, of course, the lifeblood of the columnist, but sometimes you get so much feedback it amounts to a transfusion. That’s what happened to your beleaguered columnist (Shashi Tharoor) after the appearance of my appeal to ‘Save the sari from a sorry fate’ (March 25). Practically every woman in India with access to a […]
Ireland came up with a brilliant overall performance to comprehensively beat a lackluster and ‘rusty’ Bangladesh side in their Super 8 fixture at Barbados. With two upsets under their belt, the Bangladeshis looked to be favorite but in a tournament that has seen a few surprises anything could be expected! And by the way Bangladesh […]
In a crucial encounter in Grenada, a charged New Zealand side humbled a timid South African side to book its place in semifinals besides Australia. Batting first the South Africans were choked from the start by Shane Bond who bowled immaculately. His precision rewarded him with the wicket of Captain Graeme Smith who was foxed […]
If one word was asked to describe the Aussie performance Friday, April the 13, then it would be anhilaiation. Yes, that was the way Australia played against minnows Ireland. The Irish team was blown away by the Aussie assault and all the speculation of a Irish springing a surprise vaporised into thin air. It appeared […]
Sri Lanka came with a clinical performance to beat New Zealand in their group 8 fixture. Batting first the Kiwis were pegged on to the back foot losing early wickets. Having said that, Lankans bowled with some fine control and fire to dismiss the opener and captain Fleming for a duck. To add to the […]
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England defeated Bangladesh in their Super 8 fixture by 4 wickets. Chasing a modest total of 143, Bangladeshis again proved why they are slowly emerging as a team when they made England earn their runs. The English side lost six wickets chasing a paltry 143 which suggests the improvement made by the Bangladesh team in […]
The past one month could be said to be one of the most turbulent phases for Indian cricket as it witnessed one of the most nadir moments in One day cricket. The storm which was brewing cut loose when India lost to Bangladesh in the round robin phase thereby jeopardizing its chances of making it […]