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Close to victory, India was foiled by Kiwi all-rounders of Indian extraction

By Kersi Meher-Homji Test cricket is alive and thriving. What a Test thriller at Kanpur! It was one of the most exciting Tests I have witnessed, especially the last 52 balls. Set 284 to win, New Zealand was on the ropes when they lost their ninth wicket at 155 with almost an hour remaining. An […]

Harmanpreet and Shreyas make India proud

By Kersi Meher-Homji In the current Kanpur Test against New Zealand Shreyas Iyer became the 16th Indian to score a century in his Test debut. His 105 elegant runs included 13 fours and two sixes. Much is expected from this 26 year-old. As the Test is still going on e-TIDU will report on this Test […]

Young India thrash the Kiwis for a whitewash victory

By Kersi Meher-Homji Gliding on the super batting of skipper Rohit Sharma and left-arm spin bowling of Axar Patel, India won the third and final T20I match by 73 runs and the series 3-0. What a whitewash victory! I was surprised when I first read the names of the Indian team. No Lokesh Rahul, no […]

Rohit – Rahul brilliance leads to India winning the T20 series

By Kersi Meher-Homji The brilliant partnership between Indian openers Lokesh Rahul and Rohit Sharma sure exudes six appeal. Between them they hit seven sixes in the second Twenty20 International early this morning. India’s victory by 7 wickets against New Zealand in the second T20 International at Ranchi enables them to win the three match series […]

Suryakumar and Ashwin brilliant as India beats New Zealand in a thriller

By Kersi Meher-Homji In the end it was touch and go for both teams. Any result was possible in the final over. But India won by 5 wickets with only two balls remaining. This thriller ended India’s seven match losing streak across all formats to New Zealand. The first international match in India after a […]

Marsh and Warner go berserk and Australia wins the T20 World Cup

By Kersi Meher-Homji Australia won her first T20 Cricket World Cup beating New Zealand by 8 wickets this morning. Dubai has proved a favourite venue for the Aussies as they won both the semi-final last week and the Final this morning on this ground. Sent in to bat New Zealand scored 4 for 173 in […]

Wade hits three sixes in a row and Australia beats Pakistan to enter the Final

By Kersi Meher-Homji What a win! What a climax as Australia beat Pakistan by 5 wickets to meet New Zealand in the Final of the Twenty20 World Cup on Saturday night! As over 98 percent of the spectators at Dubai in the T20 World Cup supported Pakistan, we did not hear “Ozy. ozy, ozy, oi, […]

India farewells T20 World Cup with a convincing win

By Kersi Meher-Homji There was both joy and sorrow in the Indian camp at Dubai this early morning. Joy because India defeated Namibia convincingly by 9 wickets with 28 balls remaining. Sorrow because India had earlier failed to reach the semi-final. First the joy. With spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin capturing three wickets each […]

Happy Diwali for India as they thrash Scotland by a huge margin

By Kersi Meher-Homji Happy days are here again. On Diwali and skipper Virat Kohli’s 33rd birthday, India beat Scotland by 8 wickets with 81 balls remaining at Dubai. For a chance to enter the semi-final of the T20 World Cup, India had to win by a huge margin and they did exactly that last night […]

India comes back with vengeance after a convincing win over Afghanistan

By Kersi Meher-Homji INDIA SURVIVES! They won a must-win match against Afghanistan early today morning. Experts had written off India’s chance of making to the semi-final of this Twenty20 World Cup but Virat Kohli’s dare devil men showed glimpses of their old glory by crushing Afghanistan by 66 runs at Abu Dhabi. Afghanistan won the […]

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