South Africa’s World Cup chances

South Africa have won the 2015 ICC Cricket World cup. And the tournament has not even started yet. At least that is what seems to be the consensus. AB de Villiers’ blitz and Nellikkai/Rossouw double act have made one of the favourites the overwhelming favourites. Some issues here: Does anybody realize that the opposition is West Indies? Whose […]

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior aka Neymar Jr

The business end of FC Barcelona’s season is fast approaching. The 2nd leg of a very tight Copa del Rey tie vs. Atletico is tonight (28/01/2015). The Champions league knock-out rounds begin in less than a month’s time. In between Atletico and Citeh, Los Cules face Villarreal, Athletic and Malaga. If Barca go past Man […]

Six Great Chepauk Tests

Today (15 January 2015) is the harvest festival of Pongal. Apparently, BCCI used to schedule a test match in Chennai to coincide with this holiday week. So, I felt what better way to celebrate Pongal & cricket than a post on great Tests in Chepauk. This is going to be a loooooooooooooooooong post. So without […]