Browsing All posts tagged under »V. V. S. Laxman«

The Year That Was

January 12, 2011 by


I know it’s a bit dilatory to come up with something related to 2010 with the first week of new year already done but I guess I had to. Call it a formality or an urge to talk on it, I’ve picked 10 individual performances which stood out to me, along with couple of special […]

A Day of Cricket to Regale Grandkids With

January 4, 2011 by


Decades from now, when I am an insufferable old codger, I’ll occasionally grab my grandkids by the elbow (like Uncle Leo from Seinfeld) and ramble on about test cricket. Today’s 3rd day of play of the Capetown test between India and South Africa is bound to come up most of those times. For today was […]

Rahul Dravid and Calls for Retirement

November 23, 2010 by


[Note: I started writing this post about a week ago. A weekend of fun with friends meant I could only complete it today. In between, Dravid scored an almost-double-ton, perhaps rendering a bulk of my argument moot at least for the time being. Nevertheless, read on.] I am NOT a Rahul Dravid fan. Never been. […]