Cricket India

Happy Birthday Sachin!

I am always a little bit at risk when writing about Tendulkar. So before I am lynched, let me hastily mention that one thing I admire about the chappie is longevity. Quite a testament to fitness and desire. Whether the results are on par, is a different thing. Tendulkar halts traffic like nothing else in India, barring political rallies or cows on Delhi roads. About nine out of 10 people think he is the God

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Cricket India IPL

Mumbai Indians And The Problem Of Resources Vs Resourcefulness

Mumbai Indians have a great team but a very poor resource utilization strategy. Venugopal Rajagopalan writes about that and more in this insightful piece. Resourcefulness is optimal utilization of resources of a resource. From a corporate perspective, it is not cash that fuels the journey to the future, but the emotional and intellectual energy of every employee. “A firm can sit atop mountains of cash and command legions of talented people, and still lose its

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Cricket IPL

Bangalore win But IPL Won Big At Chinnaswamy

Sachin Tendulkar came to bat with Ricky Ponting, Chris Gayle continued his tornado batting in the T20 format and the audiences had a nail-biter, what more could be asked of IPL After a dud first game in Kolkata (when was the last time Kolkatans, poor Kolkatans saw something that was exciting), T20 cricket was at its best, delivering things only this format and IPL could. For starters Bangalore for the first time beat Mumbai in

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Cricket IPL Sports

5 Reasons To Watch IPL Season 6

Like it or hate it, Indian cricket’s biggest extravaganza is back and no matter where you try and run away to escape, some form of it will catch up. So better fasten your seat belts and enjoy the action. Here are my five reasons for this year. 1. This Would probably be the first time and maybe the last when I would see Sachin Tendulkar playing under an Aussie captain, that too none less than

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Movies

Himmatwala: Bum Pe Lat for the Makers

So basically Sajid Khan picked up an already bad film, added pathetic twists to it and made it crass. I was warned by my mom before watching this one. She had seen the one made in the 80’s and said it was bad taste. I though, being me, wanted to experience anything before making a value judgement. How I wish I would have taken the sane advice and avoided this ridiculously preposterous flick. The need

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Celebrity comedy Cricket Legends Sports

How Ravindra Jadeja Trolled His Critics

From mockingly calling him Sir Ravindra Jadeja to making thousands of memes on him, Ravindra Jadeja has seen fun being made on him everywhere on the internet. It was him though who finally had the last laugh 24 wickets in a Test series against Australia. Yes, you got the numbers right. Jadeja, who till a few days back was being trolled left, right and center on the social media, bagged 24 wickets against a good

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