Sachin Tendulkar In A Nutshel , Minus His Spirit.


I read an interesting article on Sachin Tendulkar.

It lists hundred facts about Sachin Tendulkar and it is quite comprehensive.

In fact it is Sachin Tendulkar in a nutshell, though one can not catch his spirit, which has to be observed to be believed, be it being a Team Man,Patience,Composure,

Calmness,Sobriety,respect for elders, encouraging others,his Humility.

Here is an excerpt.

Shane Watson Others Axed For No Essay! Tweets


CA omitted from the third test of Australia against India,Shane Watson,James Pattinson,Mitchell Johnson and Khwaja for failing to produce a report on how to improve the Australian Performance against India in reply to the drubbing Australia received at the hands of India in the first two Tests.

The reason .according to Mickey Arthur,the Coach is that he had asked the Players to produce a report containing 3 points to perform better in the coming Test and the these Players did not do so.

Shane Watson flew home in anger.

If essays could win matches, Australia could induct some cricket writers into the team.

See some Tweets and comments.

@RichieBenaud_ : “So Australia has drawn a line in the sand. An important first move for any beach cricket team.

Former England captain Vaughan made fun of the decision. “What is going on with Aussie Cricket?? Didn’t realize you had to do an Essay to get a selection these days..!!!!! Bowl better,Bat better, Catch better,communicate better… Just bloody play better…. I am now available for Selection of Australia..!!!!!,”

“On a positive note Ed Cowan’s presentation has just been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize!” was Fleming’s sarcastic comment, on his twitter page, @bowlologist……

India England Test BCCI Media Row On Photos,Silly.


Media is reported to be refusing to provide photographs of the Test Match between India and England. “International news agencies have responded by saying they will not be providing any photographic coverage of one of the most high-profile clashes in cricket. The British-based Press Association has also decided not to distribute photographs from the tour” […]

Ganguly On Laxman,What Are You Trying to Say?


Now VVS Laxman has retired and tongues have started wagging. Former Indian Captain Sourav Ganguly observed “”Srikkanth has a big problem in communicating. A player like Laxman would not train so hard just to keep himself fit for two Tests. If they (selectors) conveyed their opinion to Laxman earlier, this situation would not have surfaced. Why they […]