The Cult of ‘Nice Garry’

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What started out as a mere shout of encouragement from Australian wicketkeeper Matthew Wade to Nathan Lyon, soon became a cult overnight. The repetitive use of ‘Nice Garry’ had a unique calling. It seemed to have started during South Africa’s tour of Australia in Nov 2016 when during the third test match, Matthew wade bacame […]

There is hope for Windies

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            The 1970s and 1980s belonged to Westindies Cricket team. They produced the most talented and ruthless players. They combined under great leadership of the likes of Clive Llyod and Sir Vivian Richards and comfortably dominated the world cricket for about 2 decades. During the early 90s, the Windies team was […]

Roger (Legend) Federer

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Champions come and go The legends, they stay To the chambers of our heart They carve their own way   I still remember that day six years ago when our city had hosted its first half-marathon. The then sports minister Mr. Gill had flagged off that race. That night, at the concert, which followed the race, […]

Lost, but not Defeated

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If you happened to steal a glance at the morning papers of 19th June 2017, there is one thing you’d have found common in them. All of them celebrated Kidambi Srikanth’s badminton triumph and the win of the Indian hockey team. An occasional reader might not find anything unusual in it, but ask it to […]

Swing Bowling: The Dying Art

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Fast bowling is one of the important facets of the game of cricket. And one of the most crucial elements of the fast bowling is Swing. The essence of swing bowling is to get the cricket ball to move sideways as it moves through the air towards (Inswing) or away (outswing) from the batter. From […]