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The Manchester Test googly; cancelled, forfeited or postponed?

By Kersi Meher-Homji The fifth Test between England and India at Old Trafford, Manchester, has been cancelled amid COVID virus outbreak in the Indian squad. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed this news via a statement. It was a fascinating series with India leading 2-1 and the fifth and final Test due […]

Rohit, Jasprit and Shardul shine and India win the Oval Test

By Kersi Meher-Homji What a fluctuating Test at The Oval! What a fascinating series! What magical moments! When one lists all time exciting Test series, the current 2021 swinger between England and India in England should be included. The first Test at Nottingham last month ended in an exciting draw. India could have won it […]

Queensland to host Commonwealth Bank Women’s Series against India

Queensland will host the Commonwealth Bank Women’s Series against India with Cricket Australia announcing the multi-format series schedule change amidst the challenges posed by state border restrictions and the COVID pandemic. The three One-Day Internationals will start in Mackay on September 21, with the day-night Test and three T20 Internationals to be played at Metricon Stadium on […]

Oh what a fall for Kohli’s men

By Kersi Meher-Homji What a nose dive for the Indian cricket team; from high to low, from acme to nadir! From cloud nine after the Lord’s Test victory last week to down to earth with a shattering bang at Headingly, Leeds on Saturday. As I watched the Test on Wednesday and Saturday, I sang Suraiya’s […]

Victory verse

By Kersi Meher-Homji Englishmen were beaten at Lord’s By the batting and bowling of Bumrah Hurrah, hurrah, hurrah. It was a day after India’s Swaraj And it was all Mohammed Siraj. It all started with openers Rohit and Rahul Who sent the Englishmen to “Kabul” With help from all-rounders Shami and Bumrah, Hurrah, hurrah, hurrah. […]

Oh what a proud feeling, India beats England at Lord’s

By Kersi Meher-Homji The last two days have given us triple celebrations. Sunday was India’s Independence Day, Monday morning dawned Parsi community’s Navroz (New Year) and Monday night saw India beat England by 151 runs in the second cricket Test at Lord’s to lead the series 1-0. So many heroes for India, opening batsmen KL […]

Oh what a feeling, Chopra wins Olympic Gold

India’s Neeraj Chopra won the javelin title at the Tokyo Games with a personal best throw of 87.58 metres on Saturday night, securing the title with a throw to spare. “It feels unbelievable,” he said as he stood atop the medal podium, feeling 10 feet tall. It was India’s first gold medal in Olympic track […]

Rain robs India of victory in the Nottingham Test

By Kersi Meher-Homji India needed only 157 runs on the final day with nine wickets in hand to beat England but it rained incessantly and the first Test in Nottingham ended in a draw. What a disappointment! Opening batsman Lokesh Rahul and opening bowler Jasprit Bumrah were the heroes who brought India on the brink […]

Indian Hockey team wins Bronze at Tokyo Olympics

Whole of India is celebrating the brilliant performance by the Indian Hockey team following an exciting 5-4 victory over Germany at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Overcome with emotions skipper Manpreet Singh said, “We worked very hard in the last fifteen months when some of us even got Covid.” After leading India to its first Olympic […]

Injury problems for the touring Indian team in England

About Deepak shines with bat and ball and India wins the series Edit This Post By Kersi Meher-Homji Meanwhile, what about India’s first team touring England? Led by Rohit Sharma, India has scored 9 for 306 on Tuesday, the first day of their three-day match against County Select XI at Chester-le-Street. The top scorers were […]

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