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Debutant team Gujarat Titans lift IPL 2022

By Kersi Meher-Homji It was a Final to remember for Gujarat Titan’s captain Hardik Pandya. He took three vital wickets and scored 34 runs in a low scoring match as he led his team to a comfortable win. He was the worthy Person of the Match. The Final at Ahmedabad was a tussle between a […]

Rajasthan Royals to meet Gujarat Titans in the IPL Final

By Kersi Meher-Homji This year’s IPL will be remembered for Jos Buttler’s brilliant batting for Rajasthan Royals. In the qualifying match against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Friday at Ahmedabad he hit a six enabling his team to win by seven wickets with 11 balls in hand. Buttler (from England) scored a brilliant unbeaten century with […]

Farewell Andrew Symonds – a controversial cricketer

By Kersi Meher-Homji I still can’t believe that famous Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds is not alive. He died after a car crash near Townsville, Queensland two days ago. He was only 46. Nicknamed Roy, he was an aggressive right-hand batsman and bowled off-spin or medium pace. He was an exceptional fielder with Ricky Ponting rating him […]

After eight defeats Mumbai Indians win at long last

By Kersi Meher-Homji It was a birthday of mixed fortune for Rohit Sharma, the captain of Mumbai Indians (MI). He was dismissed cheaply but his team won by five wickets in the final over. It was something to celebrate as MIs had lost their first eight matches. Sent in to bat Rajasthan Royals scored 6 […]

Cricket administrator Alan Crompton was a friend of India

By Kersi Meher-Homji Cricket personality Alan Barons Crompton. OAM, died on Wednesday the 20th April at the Hammond Care Palliative Care Unit at Woy Woy aged 81. He was my dear friend. A formidable influence in cricket circles in Australia since late 1950s, Crompton was a noted all-rounder (batsman, wicket-keeper and captain in grade cricket […]

IPL 2022 in full swing as Chahal takes a hat-trick

By Kersi Meher-Homji It’s a thrill watching almost all the six-rich IPL 2022 matches at night. The tournament is at half way mark – the Final to be played on 29th May – let us find out the top 5 out of the 10 teams participating this year. Gujarat Titans and Royal Challengers Bangalore are […]

Healy smashes 170 runs and Australia lifts Women’s World Cup

By Kersi Meher-Homji Australia’s consistent opener Alyssa Healy’s monumental innings of 170 in the Women’s World Cup final at Christchurch on Sunday was one of the most awe-inspiring innings I have witnessed. She hit 26 ferocious fours. England bowlers just did not know where to pitch the ball at Healy. Her spectacular innings was cheered […]

A no-ball robs India of a semi-final berth

By Kersi Meher-Homji We thought India was in the Women’s World Cup semi-final when India’s off-spinner Dipti Sharma had South Africa’s Mignon du Preeze caught in the deep in the final over. But no! The umpire called it a no-ball as Dipti’s front foot heel was a millimeter out of the crease. After about dozen […]

Will India make to the Women’s World Cup semi-final?

By Kersi Meher-Homji With a week to go for the semi-final of Women’s World Cup in New Zealand, only Australia is certain to make it to the semi-final, having won all their six matches. But who will be the other three teams to make it to the semis? South Africa has won four out of […]

An epic draw as Babar and Rizwan fight till the end

By Kersi Meher-Homji Usually a high-scoring draw is boring. But not this one in Karachi between Australia and Pakistan which ended last night. The final day of the second Test was electrifying; any of the three results was possible – a win for either side or a draw. Winning the toss Australia batted and batted […]

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