Category Archives: anil kumble

The DLF IPL lacks Citi moments of success

3 days in and the IPL is as boring as what you do in the ad break. None of the 5 games have even come close to being a thriller. The commentary is so over the top and predictable – there is only so many DLF maximums and Citi moments of success that you can [...]

Anil…

Kumble had bowled 6 overs on the fourth morning without taking a wicket. Pakistan had been set an improbable 420 to win and only needed a draw to secure the series. At 101 for no loss they were well on their way. After lunch Anil Kumble bowled 20.3 overs from the Pavillion End and ended [...]

Slow and steady,Aus inch away

It might not win them the race but they are getting close to the finish line. And in this match the finish line is a draw, a beer and a sigh of relief. Their first job was to get past the follow on and they have done that, the second ought to be to get [...]

The world needs a (leg spinning) hero

With Anil Kumbles career nose diving further than the stock market these days, it brings to an end a great era in modern day cricket. For most of the mid 90′s Kumble, Mushy and Warne mesmerised, tricked and spun their way to countless number of wickets. Each had varying styles which made it an incredible [...]

Aus v Ind, 2nd Test Preview, Should Dhoni Captain?

The first test promised much but delivered very little. The first 4 days dragged on without too much happening until Pricky made a generous declaration. In the end rain made sure that the affair ended in a dull draw. So we look ahead to Mohali now. Which isnt really known for its result oriented pitches. [...]