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Mr Tendulkar, sir your halo just slipped

A blog by ©hinaman:   IPL parties not responsible for T20 World Cup debacle: Tendulkar PTI, May 28, 2010, 05.16pm IST … Link to the full article PUNE: Contradicting Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s views, senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Friday said IPL parties cannot be blamed for India’s debacle in the recent Twenty20 World Cup in [...]

is it just a coincidence

A blog by ©hinaman that Krishnamachari Srikkanth is also from Tamil Nadu? Dhoni wanted Patel as second ‘keeper TOI | 14 Feb 2009, 2349 hrs IST, Indranil Basu, TNN NEW DELHI: The major bone of contention between skipper MS Dhoni and chief selector Krishnamachari Srikkanth during Friday’s selection committee meeting was over who to pick [...]

luck – and the art of captaining India

Yesterday MSDhoni was awarded the ICC ODI Player of the Year 2008 Once again I find we are on the wrong side of the general consensus. I present this article by our member – that I fully agreed with just a few days ago. A blog by donthaveaclue Causality. The relating of causes to the [...]

save on tests to earn from plenty/20s

A blog by Â(c)hinaman So, the ‘icon’ has decided to take a rest. Selectors rest Dhoni for Sri Lanka Test series Mumbai: Mahendra Singh Dhoni has opted out of the Idea Cup three-Test series in Sri Lanka. Speculation had been rife that Indiaâ?(tm)s one-day and T20 captain was considering skipping the Test series part of [...]

lesson 2: admit mistakes

A blog by Â(c)hinaman Sri Lanka beat India by a 100 runs. So? Sanath Jayasuriya scored a 125 off 114 with 9×4 and 5×6 and a strikerate of 109.65. So what’s new? Ajantha Mendis – returned with figures of O8 M1 R13 W6 Nb0 W0 and ER1.6 playing his first major tournament and that too [...]

lesson 1: do not blame your team

A blog by Â(c)hinaman: In a tournament considered of little significance an outcome of the final match was too obviously predictable. Or was it? A team, so convincingly beaten less than a week ago, put all their problems, all their criticisms behind them and played the traditional 50 over cricket; to win in style, to [...]

Lessons from an Australian summer

A blog by donthaveaclue: Mark Taylor said it was one of best summers of cricket he has seen in a long time. Others have been claiming that Australia V India is the new Australia V England, which isnâ?(tm)t saying much given those werenâ?(tm)t ever in the vicinity of being contests barring 2005. The long-drawn Commonwealth [...]

of too much pride, too much arrogance… A blog by Â(c)hinaman Dhoni’s youngsters did not win the CBS finals. It was won for him by a 34 year old, a Sachin Tendulkar. There is not one outstanding performance from any of his batsmen to crow about. Neither any evidence that the ‘seniors’ he dropped from [...]

it is not summer yet. A blog by Â(c)hinaman: But to those who exulted at the drop of Ganguly, its the equinox already. For their demon slayer Dhoni is the man who has called it right. Did he call it right? Or has been riding on Indian good fortunes? And the misfortunes of Australia and [...]