*This column is cross-posted at my column in CricAges*
If for one fleeting moment, we can push the hullabaloo from India’ disappointing T20 world cup campaign and the debacle of the second unit in Zimbabwe aside, we can actually see a team that is sitting atop the world Test rankings. The long, winding and arduous climb to the top has been a product in the making for almost a decade, riding on the backs of some of the finest cricketers the game has ever seen: Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Anil Kumble and VVS Laxman. Two of the five have already said sayonara to the international game and the others, being on the wrong side of 35, are not far away either.
Posted in CricAges, India, Test Match Cricket
Tagged Anil Kumble, Cheteshwar Pujara, M. Vijay, Manoj Tiwary, Rahul Dewan, Rahul Dravid, Rohit Sharma, Sachin Tendulkar, Saurabh Tiwary, Shikhar Dhawan, Sourav Ganguly, Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli, VVS Laxman, Yuvraj Singh
Just posted an article over at CricAges “All quiet on the western front. So far” dealing with the state of cricket in the USA. Have a read and submit comments to let us know what your thoughts are on this. Does Cricket have a thriving future in the land of milk and honey?
Posted in CricAges, Twenty20, USA
Tagged Australia, Beckham, Cosmos, CricAges, Cricket, Don Lockerbie, FLorida, Haroon Lorgat, harsha bhogle, ICC, India, LA Galaxy, New Zealand, Pakistan, Pele, Peter Roebuck, Sri Lanka, Twenty20, USA, USACA, World cup