It was an ordinary day. The alarm which pleaded me to do my stretching was put to snooze. TANGEDCO was punctual as usual as the fan came to a halt at six o’clock sharp. I dragged myself to the bathroom as I cursed the families of whomsoever-responsible-for-the power-cut. I swallowed a bit of Vicco paste … Continue reading The Special One
Holding the ball in his hand like dynamite, Shoaib Akhtar starts his run-up, 40 mts away the crease. He runs as if he’s being chased by a hurricane; blowing away all the little species of insect-life that unfortunately thrives en route to his crease. Finally, the ball is delivered with hostile velocity, having absolute disregard … Continue reading Not just another brick in the wall
Not so long ago, two years to be precise, a certain 36-year old accomplished a sporting feat at the Captain Roop Singh Stadium (Gwalior) which was, until then, only a remote hypothesis. Needless to say, praise poured in from all quarters, yelling hallelujah at the great man, who, in spite of his age, swaggered his … Continue reading Hypo‘critical’
Of all the qualities endowed in an athlete, the ability to fight against all odds endears the most to everyone. The physical and mental strain that the athlete overcomes to achieve glory not only elevates him/her but also those who watch it, and the sport itself on a broader sense. There are athletes who are … Continue reading Vi want Yu back
Absolute injustice. There is a limit for everything. What’s going on Down Under is totally prejudiced and undoubtedly unfair. You can’t really clobber someone down just because you can. Peace should always prevail. There should be a harmonious and equal environment. No no no no. I’m not talking about the Australian mob that goes frenzy … Continue reading We want justice!