Monthly Archives: June 2009

Afridi’s broadside uncalled for

One of the principal talking points in the last ten days has been Shahid Afridi’s so-called new-found maturity. The colourful Pathan has repeatedly flattered to deceive, failing to back up one impressive performance or one outstanding tournament with the consistency … Continue reading

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MJ- a compelling musical genius

Michael Jackson- the wiry musical genius, dancer par excellence. In a short life span of 50 years, he fired the imagination of both the young and the old, across continents, like nothing else did.  The man with frizzy locks sported … Continue reading

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Afridi’s broadside uncalled for

One of the principal talking points in the last ten days has been Shahid Afridi’s so-called new-found maturity. The colourful Pathan has repeatedly flattered to deceive, failing to back up one impressive performance or one outstanding tournament with the consistency … Continue reading

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Honest approach

MSD has been honest in his approach to his job. That, we have to concede though we are the ‘complaining’ kind of  fans  No blinkers, no false assurances, no excuses. Mahendra Singh Dhoni just reasons it out.  He accepts his … Continue reading

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Men in Blue look pale

The post mortem has begun. As it does every time India loses a major cricket assignment. Heroes, villains, jokers, cowards fighters, losers are just some of the adjectives that have been applied to every Indian cricketer that has graced the … Continue reading

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Netas have no time to spare for our City

On Wednesday (June 10)  it rained so heavily in Bangalore that half of the city’s population must have not retired to bed at their usual timings. The worst-hit were those residing in low-lying areas and the road users. It has … Continue reading

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When Captain Cool becomes ‘thanda’

Quite a lot has been written about Dhoni Cool. In that avatar, he is the darling of – the media, former cricketers, commentators, all those who know something of the game and qualify to be called ‘cricket fans’, anyone and … Continue reading

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