Browsing All posts tagged under »Glenn McGrath«

The Final Walk of the Wizard from Oz

May 20, 2011 by


A couple of weeks ago, Shane Warne announced via his twitter account that this IPL season would be the last season of professional cricket for him. With that comes to an end one of the most fascinating chapters of a sportsman. His career has been plagued with scandals starting with his dealing with bookies, a […]

Eden Gardens – Whose Loss Is It Anyway?

February 4, 2011 by


As soon as the news of ICC revoking the rights of Eden Gardens as a host venue for the upcoming world cup due to delays in construction and renovation came out, many folks expressed their disappointment at “one of the greatest cricketing venues of the world” being deprived of world cup matches. For those of […]

Dale Steyn – The Best in My Lifetime

January 20, 2011 by


Wholeheartedly agreeing with Dileep Premachandran’s article, I recently tweeted that I think Dale Steyn is the best fast bowler that I have seen since I started sentiently watching cricket (1990-present). The best???, some asked. Yes, THE best, I said. Better than Allan Donald, Curtly Ambrose, Glenn McGrath, and Wasim Akram who are the other contenders […]

Ricky Ponting in a controversy: What’s new?

December 27, 2010 by


England should just go ahead and retain the Ashes. It would establish that the most dominating team over a grueling 5 Test match series will win the trophy at the end of the day. It would also do a ton of good for Australian cricket, because they will cease living in denial that everything is […]

The Lara Crunch Innings Urban Legend

December 6, 2010 by


The thousands of man hours spent debating which one is “greater” – Lara or Tendulkar, far outnumber the thousands of runs both those men have scored. And the debates continue. As they would for a qualifier as subjective as “greater”. Both men are inarguably legends, demigods not only in their own countries but throughout the […]

Australia’s Decline: The Numbers

November 10, 2010 by


Much has been made of the fact that this is England’s first Ashes tour down under where they won’t have to face the likes of Warne, McGrath, and Gilchrist – or The Freaks as I’ll call them for now – and that it is therefore our best chance of beating them on home soil since […]