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Tag Archives: IPL

said the joker to the thief …

A blog by ©hinaman: “…there is no fixing in IPL”. No match-fixing in IPL, I trust franchisees, players: Modi Indo-Asian News Service, London, June 03, 2010 Lalit Modi, suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman and commissioner, insists there has been no match-fixing in the three editions of the cash-rich Twenty20 league and that he does [...]

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 [...]

don’t worry, be happy

A blog by ©hinaman: Lost today, so what? Probably out of the tournament, so what? The weeks of the IPL turns out was not as good a preparation for the world cup, so what? Don’t worry, be happy and look on the bright side, Mr Dhoni You won the tournament that really matters. So, why [...]

delusions of grandeur?

A blog by ©hinaman:   he must believe he is the cricket messiah Leaked email: Stewart Regan excerpts from the leaked email from Stewart Regan to Giles Clark Going forward, availability will be key and Modi predicts a revolution among players if they are not allowed to get involved. Indeed, he will soon launch a [...]

… lived by the sword, die by the sword … hah!

A blog by ©hinaman: I cannot believe that there are people who still believe Modi is all innocence or because of the success of IPL is irreplacable and should be allowed to continue. Set aside his previous criminal activities – his journey into Indian cricket itself is tainted. He conned his way into the Rajastan [...]

IPL | turning a blind eye?

A blog by ©hinaman: IPL governing council members: Did they know nothing? The Economic Times: 23 Apr 2010, 0000 hrs IST: The IPL’s governing council has 13 members apart from commissioner and chairman Lalit Modi. Almost all of them have now ganged up against Modi for his alleged wrongdoings. Why were they silent for so [...]

like a Van Winkle

A blog by ©hinaman: seems only yesterday I was throwing slippers at the television, watching the greatness of Ambrose, Walsh, Marshall and Bishop Greenidge, Haynes, Richardson, Richards beating the cricket out of our Vengsarkar led Devs, Shastris, Sidhus and Azhars but it was a cricket I loved, grew up with. played in white flannels with [...]

Ha Ha in the pavilion

This blog is by andruid It has reached the ears of this blogger that some cheeky person has set up a Fake IPL Blog where he/she has given themselves the persona of a mystery member of The IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders. The funny bit, more than the dodgy nicknames he’s being giving the great [...]

coach(es) at crossroads

A blog by ©hinaman: once referred to, often with respect, as “the coach“ they were restricted to the responsibility of teaching the skills and the rules of cricket to individual players the captain decided everything else; the tactics, the strategy and so the selection, but that left the “coach” behind the screen, a bit player [...]