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Man Vs Machine !!!

July 1, 2011 Leave a comment

Fans wave the Indian flag during a match again...

 

 

When cricket started,there were no provisions for third empire and other electronic gadgets for calculating speed,direction or any other facility was provided.But still Cricket went all through decades to make people cricket maniac.In India cricket became far more than just a game…it beacme a religion.Everyone sat together,with no discrimination and cheered for Men In Blue.With the advancement of technology,TV empires came up,many electronic devices came up to reduce basically the human error of judging the batsman out or not.So as to decrease the cases of partiality or any other discrimination.
But ,unfortunately with the advancement the human errors also increased,atleast for the Indian Side though.Men In Blue became prey to many Australian umpires and were started to rely totally on machine rather than the well-trained humans…Initially,wrong decisions were taken as a part of the game.But as the frequency increased,the anger,frustration too started to swirl in the minds of Indian fans as well as in Men In Blue. Repeated avoidable mistakes lead to thought of discrimination and hate.

Recently MS Dhoni was caught in the trap which resulted in apologising of ICC to Indian Cricket Team.
Till the end,the questioned remain the same “should we replace human decisions by that of machines every time or not ?”

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India Vs West Indies !!

June 30, 2011 Leave a comment

Ishant Sharma at Adelaide Oval

 

 

India vs West Indies test series is among the most thrilling series I hace watched in my life.I just switched on my television and was shocked to find that Indian batting order was struggling again !! They were playing at 44 with 4 wickets back in pavalion with Rahul Dravid among them.Only VVS Laxman,Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh were left to stand up a good score.VVS Laxman proved his experience and played with hard bat to score outstanding 85 and reaching aggregate of 8000 runs,after Sachin,Rahul and Sunil Gavaskar. He played like a matured batsman,hitting fours with so much ease that gave confidence to Suresh Raina,a young talented and ya ofcourse Poster Boy of Indian cricket team to help India reach a somehow good total of 201.VVS Laxman is now counted among very few batsmen in the world that can sting with the tail.He played marvelous innings with tail-enders,helping them to gain confidence and score for the country.This match ,I am sure would be stored among his classics.

In return after this shocking start from India,I expected the same situation for West Indies also (as happened in last test match which gave me  confidence to think beyond possibilities). Same thing happened with West Indies,as they were thrashed by furious bowling by Ishant sharma and Praveen Kumar.They bowled so beautifuly that created havoc in West Indies pavilion.West Indies batting order collapsed like cards and were helpless and ya,choked to fight against cruel Indian Bowlers.

At last,India was back in the match…with Indies losing their 5 wickets with 60 runs on board…and Men In Blue gave another hope of winning…

Great Wall Of India !!

June 27, 2011 Leave a comment

Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid

 

 

All of you might have heard about ‘Great Wall of China‘…But this wall in India is much different from all other walls.Born in Banglore streets.Jammy is nick name kept for him,most consistent batsman of Indian cricket team,most technically sound batsman of the world…I dont think any more hints are required..yes…Rahul Dravid a.k.a Great Wall Of India is the guy I will be talking in this blog.

He played a marvelous innnings against West Indies to help India win their first test match.Rahul Dravid is well known for his consistency.He has got an average of above 70 in test matches.I wont be wrong if I say,Dravid is back bone of Indian cricket team.Rahul Dravid is known since he started to play.He was technically better than the other experienced players in the team.Later with the practice and determination,his skill improved a lot.He has been awarded with Cricketer Of The Year by ICC and many other countless awards.He is considered as most reliable and dependable cricketer in the team.I have got a lot to tell about this great personality but havent got enough time right now….

will be continued in next blog…!!!

WorldCup 2011..

February 13, 2011 Leave a comment

ICC Cricket World Cup trophy replica which is ...

 

If your heart beats are getting faster.If you are not able to concentrate in your work. If you are getting thrilled with every news of cricket on television or even in news paper.This is very rare disease which comes after every four years and  causes epidemic in the world.This disease can not be cured.This disease was originated in 1975 and was termed “World Cup Mania”.

As the World Cup 2011 is approaching fast,the teams are getting  ready to prove their mettle.This time 14 teams will be playing including Canada and two new venues are added to schedule which are in Sri Lanka. According to the schedule 49 matches will be played apart from warm up matches two less than previous World Cup. First match will be played between India and Bangladesh on 19th February 2011 in Dhaka and the final will be played on 2 April 2011 in Mumbai. All eyes will be on Australia, as Aussies won the 2007 World Cup by thrashing Sri Lanka in Finals by 53 by DL rule.Can Aussie retain the Cup or emerging countries like India and SouthAfrica can prove the critics wrong?  This question is there in everybody’s mind.

Kiwis Left Speechless

December 5, 2010 Leave a comment

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Gautam Gambhir left New Zealand toothless. With the second consecutive 100 Gautam Gambhir seals the series. With a brilliant start from Zahir Khan, Ashwin and Pathan too bowled a terrific spell and chocked New Zealand at a mere total of 224. Gautam Gambhir played an entrancing innings of 126 of 117. India won the match by 9 wickets and hence confirming the series win. With this win, India not only left Kiwis toothless but also made some fear among the World Cup competitors.

Well Begun Is Half Done

December 2, 2010 Leave a comment

Sreesanth at Adelaide Oval

India did it again…Men in Blue thrashed Men in Black. Indian youngsters have start preparing to replace the seniors in the World Cup . With the excellent performance in the series against New Zealand ,they are now forcing selectors to rethink for the World Cup squad. New comers have won two consecutive ODI matches, proving their presence in international cricket . Their dedication and determination is now paying off as India took lead by 2-0 in the 5 match series against New Zealand. India played a marvelous innings by choking Kiwis at score of 258 . Sreesanth from India had a major hand in devastating New Zealand as he took crucial 4 wickets haul. From Indian batting squad , captain Gautam Gambhir scored a fast 138 of 116 balls only . India took over the second ODI match within 168 mins and 8 wickets to spare .

Youngsters Stun Kiwis

November 29, 2010 1 comment

Gautam Gambhir at Adelaide Oval

 

Wow…What a match!! A perfect nail-biting match between India and New Zealand played at Guwahati. Indians not only thrashed Kiwis by 40 runs but hinted their motive for upcoming World Cup Series. Indian squad headed by Gautam Gambhir played an outrageous innings and defeated Kiwis with a huge difference. India started with Murli Vijay and Gautam Gambhir and proved to be a crucial partnership. Virat Kohli took the command and scored a brilliant knock of 105 of 104 balls and hence giving India a starting edge over New Zealand. Indian batsmen did their task by providing a good target of 276 for New Zealand. Indian bowlers too did a good task and hence not disappointing the fans by bowling out Kiwi’s at the score of 236. From New Zealand squad ,it was only Ross Taylor who scored a crucial 66 and proved to be a wall between India and victory for a good time. India won the match by 40 runs and hence taking lead in 5 match series by 1-0.