IPL Heroes Who Failed At International Level

Dwayne Smith Image Source With his recent performances with the bat, he has shown how dangerous player he is. He has consistently performed at the IPL with the bat and occassionally with his gentle medium pacers. He has now become a permanent member of the CSK team. But he has failed miserable playing for his home country West Indies. He averages less than 20 in his international career and thus is no where near a call up for the national duty. Manpreet Gony Image Source The leading wicket taker for…

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7 Signs You’re A Hard Core Formula1 Fan

Iceman in your world refers not to the one in Top Gun but to Kimi Raikkonen and Mika Hakkinen Image Source When you look at a right hander, this is how you look at it Image Source You wake up at weird hours to watch the Grand Prix Image Source Your whole weekend is planned around the 2 hours of Grand Prix and it starts only after the race because you’re busy waiting for it till then Image Source When you look at a Pirelli tyre on a road car,…

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International Cricketing careers that ended abruptly

The cricketing nation has seen legends achieve feats and records that might not be even broken in near future. Let’s have a look at list of cricketers whose career ended abruptly. Kevin Pietersen Image Source The hard hitting South African born England batsman has been axed from the national side following a poor show by the English side in the Ashes. He was axed for his indiscipline. He was also dropped from the national side in 2012 for brief period after he had emerged to have sent derogatory text messages…

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Leagues Inspired By Indian Cricket League

Indian premier League Image Source IPL was launched by BCCI to put the curtains down for the rebel league the Indian cricket league (ICL). IPL was launched in 2007 and was on the similar lines to that of ICL. IPL was a huge success when compared to ICL even though players like Kapil Dev were associated with ICL. IPL now has become a global league and gained huge popularity Big Bash League Image Source The Cricket Australia launched Big bash league on the similar lines of IPl and has succeeded…

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6 So Close Yet So Far Moments In Sporting History

Felipe Massa In 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix, the last GP of the season, Felipe Massa and Lewis Hamilton were fighting for the driver’s championship. Felipe drove the perfect race and won the Grand Prix and was waiting for Hamilton to finish and for Massa to win the championship, Hamilton should finish no higher than 6th. By the time Massa finished, Hamilton was 6th and his crew started celebrating but by the time Hamilton finished, he overtook Timo Glock to finish 5th and thus clinch the driver’s championship. Cruel! Image Source…

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11 Reasons Why People Hate Dhoni So Much

Dhoni, I feel, is the Modi of Indian cricket. No one polarizes opinions as much as he does. You either hate him, or you love him. When it comes to Dhoni, sitting on the edge is just not allowed. I am a ‘lover’. I love the way he plays his cricket. The way he captains the side. The way he reacts to wins and losses. However, here I would like to examine why the ‘haters’ hate Dhoni so much, despite him possessing such an impressive CV, both as a player…

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9 Badass Indian Cricketers Who Never Shied Away From Having A Word On The Field

Till the late 90s Indian team was known as reticent or shy. A team which did the job on the ground, but hardly responded to any sledging or abuses ditched out to them. Azharuddin, Sachin, Kumble, Srinath. All were nice guys. But somewhere down the line things started to change. First it was Ganguly. Then Harbhajan, and so it continued. Finally what we have now is a Ponting 2.0 – aka Kohli. Let’s have a look at some of the badass guys who represented India in the last couple of…

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ODI XI Of Cricketing Greats Who Could Not Win The Ultimate Prize, The Cricket World Cup

These cricketers are among the finest to have played the game of ODI cricket and still find themselves at the wrong end of history. Here’s a list of cricketers who in my opinion have done enough to warrant themselves of a Cricket World Cup and yet haven’t won it. If you have a different XI in mind, post it in the comments section. Sourav Ganguly Image Source Stephen Fleming Image Source Rahul Dravid Image Source Jacques Kallis Image Source Brian Lara Image Source AB De Villiers Image Source Andrew Flintoff…

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10 gorgeous women who lit up the IPL-8

Rakhee Kapoor Tandon Image Source A girl stole the final single handedly by just making an appearance in the presentation party. Rakhee is the daughter of Rana Kapoor, Founder & CEO of YES Bank. She has worked as an investment banker in the US and also holds a MBA degree from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Rakhee is one of India’s 25 Most Influential Women, as per India Today magazine. She has her own business firm, Rural Agri Ventures India Pvt Ltd and is also the promoter and director…

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