India predictably won the two-Test series against the West Indies without much ado. Sadly, both matches ended on the third day itself -- a dreadful example for Test cricket.
The second and final Test of the two-match series between India and the colloquially branded “Windies” is presently underway in the historic city of Hyderabad.
Cricket, one understands, is a game of uncertainties. Somehow, from its very inception, the selection of a cricket team too seems to follow a similar trend.
At the end of the Asia Cup 2018 in Dubai, one’s thought goes back to the unending saga that still continues in the way cricket is being administrated in India.
The Indian cricket team’s defeat against England in the ongoing Pataudi Trophy brings to mind the famous lines of Lt.
The eyes of the Indian cricket fans are on Virat Kohli and his men, all hoping for a win in the 4th Test match at the Rose Bowl in Southampton.
Nottingham to me, always evokes tales of Robin Hood and his merry band of men.
The popular saying, “Hope is like a cloud, at times it brings rain and at times it just passes by”.
There was hope and then there was despair. A familiar outcome when India plays cricket matches overseas. The 1st Test match at Edgbaston was no different. The setting was perfect for an India win.
The first Test between England and India at Birmingham in Edgbaston is truly a historical moment for the longest format of the game.