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We all love a Rockstar


He was asked when and where he’d like to retire. Not only that, he was given time to give out a final speech to all his followers as well. I remember myself sitting on my Porch with tears and mist for the next hour. My room-mates didn’t even dare see me like that. That is…

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Cricket’s resurrection


I stopped watching cricket keenly after Sachin’s retirement. I felt the game was losing its class. Australia’s visit, I believed was one of the most disgraceful series for cricket; chasing 350 regularly with that ease!!! The game had slowly become entertainment and batsmen centric with no respite for the bowlers. Pitches tweaked to suit the…

The Protective BCCI


It was probably the start of the semester. The discussion in the house was how BCCI is probably asking Sachin to retire. I being a strong supported wanted him to play forever.  My roommates however thought different. They felt that India had a very promising young team and that there are better players than Sachin…

It deserves a contest!!


Its just the story one could have written as a fairy tail. Home crowd, a challenging total and a World Cup final. It did not happen then. Out after a mesmerising straight drive. Some things are great just because it takes a lot of effort to achieve them and then there is a kind of…

World Cup 2011


It’s been two months…. 14th January- I was drunk from my friend’s B’day party. Along with the usual blabbering and taking people’s cases, I said one thing to one of my good friend’s. “Book Wankhede, we are going to reach the final this time. It’s Sachin’s this time.” He mocked me and I remember him…

Magic


Sorry for the racism but I love it when white skin goes red, especially if there is something supernatural that ensues their clueless minds. When you are stung by a scorpion, you can revive, but getting caught in a hurricane renders you helpless. That’s the magic the maestro, the greatest magician of the world, Sachin…