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Oct 022012

India has lost the toss and will be forced to bat first. It’s not enough for India to Win. India must  win by a big margin (30-runs??) to get into the semi-finals. The Indian team is unchanged from its victory over Pakistan. By the way, Pakistan beat Australia earlier today and has 4 points. Why do I see mostly White faces in the South African team? Are the Blacks still relegated to the bush in South Africa? SI is doing a PIP (picture-in-picture) live-streaming via ESPN-3 and live blogging on the Big Mac. Not the burger, schmuck, but on the […]

Mar 182012

12:02PM EST – Now, it’s Time for the Botteel! 😉 India 330-4 in 47.5 overs, Pakistan 329-6 in 50 overs Great performance by the Indian Team who were chasing a huge Paki score of 329. 11:58AM – India Beats Pakistan. Stellar Knock by Virat Kohli (183) 11:56AM EST – Sooper Six by Raina. India 325-4 11:55AM EST – India 319-4 11:53AM EST – MS Dhoni new batsman walks in 11:53AM – Disgusting, Virat Out c Mohammed Hafeez b Umar Gul for 183 11:51AM EST – Time to open the bottel 11:51AM EST – India 318-3 12 Easy Runs Needed for […]

Will Sachin Create History Today? Alas, No

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Jan 022012

It’s 9.54 PM in New York. We are watching the second India-Australia Test Match of the current series on our new 27-inch iMac. And Mera Bharat Mahaan are 103-5. Not a good score. But India’s two great batting hopes Sachin Tendulkar and Captain M.S. Dhoni are at the crease. Some hope still left. It’s 9:59PM ET India 109-5 after 37 overs. Cool, Nice boundary by Sachin. 118-5 after 39 overs. Sachin @ 36. Wow, another Boundary by the Master Blaster Sachin! India 124-5 & Sachin @ 41. Oh, What a Shame Sachin b James Pattinson for 41. Disgusting! India 124-6. […]

Jul 052011

It’s indeed a pity that life is not cricket. If it were, we’d not have seen the festering wounds of an ignorant war. – Sri Lankan cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara, some 31-minutes into his 2011 MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord’s on July 4, 2011 We’ve always known, and indeed written on the SI blog, that Kumar Sangakkara was not merely a fine cricket player but an extraordinarily eloquent one as well. In his 2011 MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lords on July 4, Sangakkara showed what a fine wordsmith he is in a remarkable address […]

Apr 042011

In my opinion, if I have to tell the truth, they (Indians) will never have hearts like Muslims and Pakistanis. I don’t think they have the large and clean hearts that Allah has given us,….It is a very difficult thing for us to live with them (Indians) or to have long-term relationship with them. – Yet Another Paki loser aka Shahid Alfridi Source: Indian Express