Tags » Rahul Dravid

Tendulkar, and life after the moon landing

A few weeks before he turned ex-president, Barack Obama sat down with television host Bill Maher for an interview. The first question posed to him was how he would spend the rest of his life, knowing that he would never have a job as exhilarating as the one he was leaving behind. 1,148 more words

Moments of The Master

Happy Birthday Master, a perfect batsman who has linked two contrasting generation of Cricket.Such is his echelon, which is a brew of text book and unorthodox modern day cricketing shots. 1,061 more words

Cricket

The Gentleman, the Wall and the Wolf

By Nachiket Deuskar

Just as the summer down under started at the end of 2011, former Australian pacer Brett Lee praised Rahul Dravid, “If you can’t get along with Dravid, you’re struggling in life.” In the hindsight, it would be Dravid’s last. 617 more words

Of Dravid And Lows

Quite recently, I had been down with a bout of self proclaimed depression. Or maybe what you call a series of lows. Whatever.

So basically, there I was writhing on the floor and moaning in voices audible only to bats probably that I was done with this shit. 449 more words

Cricket

No county for IPL men is a problem for team India's test match preparation

By early 2006, Zaheer Khan had gone a full circle from being India’s darling at the ICC knockout trophy, to a player who had middling returns and injury problems (and spent quite a bit of time on the sidelines of the Indian team). 1,008 more words

Commentary

A Tribute To India's Wall:- Rahul Dravid. 

The Wickets were falling,

And the scoreboard was crawling,

It was Australia who were beating us,

And everybody was ready to board the team bus. 196 more words

Risk to Return ratio- When Portfolio Theory Meets Cricket

Cricketing community has relied on test average to benchmark players’ performances for decades. Its simplicity and convenience has become the cornerstones of its popularity. Although it gives us a perfect picture of the mean runs scored per inning, the results are easily distorted by some basic concepts in statistics. 1,029 more words