While reading about India’s unfortunate performance against the South Africans this week in the first test, I realized I have been watching Sachin Tendulkar, the only batter who showed some real fight in the match, play cricket for nearly 20 years! I am an Australian, … Continue readingLong live the Little Master
I agree with Indian cricket coach Gary Kirsten. He says playing in the IPL cost the Indian team the T20 World Cup. Why? Player fatique and injury. Easier said. But then, why didn’t he sound an alarm when the IPL schedule was announced? Why weren’t … Continue readingIPL, T20 and India
Okay, okay. The Fake IPL Player (fakeiplplayer.blogspot.com) has revealed himself and still concealed himself. With 43 venomous posts on the goings on in Shah Rukh Khan’s Kolkata Knight Riders team and his inside scoop on all things Indian Premier League, FIP had indeed turned many … Continue readingFake IPL player. How fake is he, really?
Located on the third floor of the State Youth Centre (Yavanika) on Nrupatunga Road, the Chess International Club of Bangalore was set up in 1983 for Bangalore’s chess buffs. The club, based in the ‘Hobby Hall’, today has over 2000 members. Parviz Abdulla, a city-based … Continue readingThe Chess International Club of Bangalore
Agreed, the Vikram Bhat-directed film Jannat, which has its premise on match fixing, could have been better. But then, it’s a love story with match fixing just as a backdrop. And as it is, the film is engaging enough. However, its Engage Quotient could have … Continue readingMatch-fixing in cricket is alive and well