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my fingers to you too, greg chappell

A blog by ©hinaman I took much flak, from forum to forum and from weblog to weblog while Chappell unchallenged was systematically dismantling the Team India. It was alleged that I was simply getting back at him for removing Ganguly from captaincy. It was too easy an excuse for the Ganguly haters, for Chappell was [...]

when the knife in the back is a shot in the foot

A blog by ©hinaman why captain? I ask myself this question again and again, why does cricket still need captains? Pietersen quits as England captain, coach fired By Martyn Herman | LONDON (Reuters) | Thu Jan 8, 2009 8:11am IST After a day of media frenzy, Pietersen issued a statement signalling the end of his [...]

the lows, the flatlines, and the spikes – of our 2008

after a disastrous start to year 2008, The “Silly Point” has been on a protracted course of recovery. (who needs friends when have three Brutuses as administrators) many left the site, without a backward glance, no, I do not miss them. but many joined or extended support, even when we were obtunded, when I least [...]

where the mind is without fear – the head is held high

A blog by ©hinaman The commentary reads: 47.2 Krejza to Ganguly, out Caught & Bowled!! Oh, that’s a sad end to an absolutely wonderful career! Tossed up on middle and leg, Ganguly tries to work it to the leg side, gets a leading edge and Krejza dives to hold on! Ganguly c and b Krejza [...]

the swan song of an ugly duckling

A blog by Â(c)hinaman   Little did I know, to support him would be so eventful, so emotionally exhausting … I first came to know about him in 1996, the century on test debut at Lords. I could not have known that day, I would be sad to see him leave. Yesterday he walked in [...]

of old cliches and tired metaphors

A blog by Â(c)hinaman   A section of NZealand Ganguly fan/hate club considers him a knob. For the reason, primarily, it is alleged, It was around this time that it emerged that Mr. and Mrs. Ganguly, and probably a house-boy or butler, were travelling around in a limo, while the rest of the team were [...]

bad light? no, its his shadow on the field

A blog by Â(c)hinaman   Who to blame for the bad light in Bangalore that prevented an hours play? If you believe the Aussies, it was Ganguly blocking the sunlight. Oz media slam Ganguly for delaying tactics in ‘farcical draw’ Melbourne, Oct 14 (Press Trust of India) Melbourne, Oct 14 (PTI) Intentionally or inadvertently, Sourav [...]

ganguly’s retirement: a visitor comments

A blog by Â(c)hinaman   This is a comment left on our site by a Sanjay Bhardwaj. Its a shame to leave it tucked away as a comment, I want to share it with all our readers, When i got to know about his retirement, i was very very deeply disappointed. I was very much [...]

more like hyaenas than wolves

A blog by Â(c)hinaman   It is believed Ganguly had support only from his effigy burning bengali supporters. Think again.   The pack of wolves have got Dada, finally! Rajaneesh Vilakudy | October 10, 2008 | Rediff India – Cricket But the pack of wolves must be savouring the blood. Though he did not limp [...]